JAMB Malpractice Codes & Prohibited Items in Exam Halls for 2020.
See the 2020 JAMB codes for examination malpractice and their interpretations as well as examination prohibited items in the forthcoming 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) as published by the Matriculation Board, JAMB UTME Monitoring Groups.
NOTE: Candidates are hereby informed that violation of any of the below codes will lead to their results been withheld by the board.
You are hereby informed that the board has provided a space on each candidate on-screen which candidates can’t see, but examiners can see them and can tag any of the below codes where necessary.
If a candidate is guilty of any of the above offenses, all the examiner needs to do is enter any of the above codes on your on-screen question and that’s it.
Your result will be withheld. If contested, JAMB may now request, and attach the CCTV footage to close the case.
JAMB Malpractice Codes & Items Prohibited in 2020 UTME
Below are the codes for examination malpractice and their interpretations as well as examination prohibited items.
|S/N||CODES||INTERPRETATION OF MALPRACTICE CODES/TYPES/PROHIBITED|
|1.||A||No e-Registration Slip|
|2.||B||Possession of Unauthorized Calculator or similar|
|3.||C||Possession/Spying/Copying unauthorized books or any|
|5.||E||Swapping of Examination Details/ Documents|
|6.||F||Possession of USB, CD, Hard Disk or similar storage|
devices, Bluetooth devices
|7.||G||Violent/Unruly behavior to Examiners|
|8.||H||Lateness to Examination Hall|
|9.||I||Possession of Mobile Phone or Similar Electronic|
Devices, Cameras, Recorders, Microphones
|10||J||Possession of Smart Devices e.g. Watches, Buttons,|
Rings/Jewelry, Lenses, etc
|11||K||Colluding with other Candidates/Examiners/|
|12||L||Leaving the Examination Hall without Permission|
JAMB UTME PROHIBITED ITEMS
To ensure that the Board’s examinations meet best global practice, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has prohibited the use of the following items during examinations.
Candidates are hereby advised in their best interest NOT TO bring THESE ITEMS close to the examination venue.
Any breach of this directive would bar the candidates from taking the examination.
- SMART BUTTONS
- MOBILE PHONES OR SIMILAR ELECTRONIC DEVICES
- SPY READING GLASSES WHICH SHOULD BE SCRUTINIZED
- CALCULATORS OR SIMILAR ELECTRONIC DEVICES
- USB, CD, HARD DISKS AND OR SIMILAR STORAGE DEVICES
- BOOKS OR ANY READING/ WRITING MATERIAL
- EAR PIECES
- INK/PEN READERS
- BLUETOOTH DEVICES
- SMART LENSES
- SMART RINGS/ JEWELLERY
- KEY HOLDERS
- ATM CARDS
OTHER ITEMS SUCH AS FACE CAP, WRIST BAND, ETC ARE ALSO PROHIBITED.
The Civil Society Group is one of the groups inaugurated by JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, to assist in monitoring the UTME 2019.
JAMB UTME Monitoring Groups, examination officials are allowed to scrutinise eye glasses or similar devices and where convinced that such item may compromise the sanctity of the examination, the examination official should confiscate it.