DEAF, OTHERS EXEMPTED FROM WRITING JAMB.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board [JAMB]; during the 2018 JAMB policy, revealed that the blind, deaf and foreign candidates are; not supposed to participate in the post-Utme screening exercise.

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According to the Jamb Registrar, candidates who took the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination; in foreign countries, candidates who took the 2018 unified Tertiary Matriculation in prisons; and finally, blind and deaf candidates should be; exempted from writing post-utme.

He noted a particular incident last year that a candidates from Ghana was; not admitted into the University of Ibadan because she did not sit for the UTME screening of the school.

He mentioned that concerning 2018 Admission exercise, the board and the tertiary institutions are; to ensure that this category of candidates, who meet minimum requirements are; admitted and their progress monitored in the various institutions or the purpose of confirmation of the effectiveness of the policy.

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