The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) disclosed that it has released 1,606,901 results out of the 1,718, 425 that registered in the just concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
This was made known by the JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, at a news conference in Abuja on Wednesday.
According to him, the remaining 80,889 candidates’ results would be released soon. “Out of this 80,889, we have deliberately withheld 76,925 results for further investigation because of alleged malpractices.”
He said it was also a deliberate act by the board to withhold about 76,923 results due to some alleged malpractices in some of the Computer Based Centres (CBT) where exams were held.
The registrar said that results would henceforth not be released immediately from 2018 unless every issues pertaining to the conduct of an examination had been thoroughly looked into which depict the international best practices.
He added that results that had not been released would be released before 2017/2018 admission exercise commences.
Candidates are advised to keep checking their results via this link: 2017 JAMB Results: See Easy Steps To Check All UTME Results Free to know when it has been released.