The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Friday warned prospective candidates to adhere strictly to the registration procedure for the 2019 UTME to avoid creating issues for themselves .
The Board ’ s Head, Media and Information , Dr Fabian Benjamin gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos .
NAN reports that registration of candidates for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination started nationwide on Thursday in more than 700 accredited Computer Based Test centres.
According to Benjamin , all candidates desirous of registering for the examination must ensure that he or she starts off by sending his/ her full name , ( surname first ) to the code provided by the board .
In doing this, candidates must ensure that no other person had used the telephone number for the same purpose .
“ No two persons must use a single GSM number in commencing the registration process as it will not be acceptable .
“ The way it is configured is one individual to one telephone number that will remain exclusive to that single individual for the purpose of the entire examination process .
“ Not even siblings are allowed to share a particular telephone number for this purpose .