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JAMB Mock: Important Things To Observe During The Exam

Finally, the JAMB Mock Exam for 2020 UTME candidates holds on Tuesday, February 18th, 2020. For candidates who will be participating in the mock exam, we would like to point out a few things you should take note of that will help you during the main examination especially if this year will be your first time writing JAMB exam.

We advise you to take the JAMB mock examination like it is the main JAMB examination. This will prepare your mind and help you grow the confidence to tackle the main JAMB exam. Observe the whole conduct of the exam carefully. Especially, take note of the following;

The Onscreen Calculator: JAMB will not allow candidates to come into the exam hall with calculators. You will be required to use the calculator that will be on your Computer screen to calculate anything during the exam So for those who will be taking subjects that have to do with calculations, I will advise you take time to observe how the Onscreen calculator works. If you do not know how to use it, call the attention of the invigilator. This will help you know how to use it well during the main Exam.

Check If A Rough Sheet Is Provided: Also for candidates who will be taking subjects with calculations, most will require you to use a rough sheet. However, JAMB has banned the idea of bringing the rough paper in the exam hall. We don’t know if they will provide one for candidates. So try to see if there is any provision like that so you will know how to prepare for the main exam in terms of tacking calculation questions.

Other Important Things To Take Note Of:
a. Take a good look at the layout or interface of the computer screen after login in.
b.Take note of where the TIME is located and the exact time given for the exam.
c.Take note of where the Subject Navigation is Located, the subjects you will be examined on is located, how many questions you are to answer etc
d. If you are provided with the 8 key device introduced by JAMB, take the opportunity to master the keys earlier mentioned.
e.Check if both the 8 key device and Mouse are provided and if you are able to use the two.
f.Check if there is anything new that has been introduced by JAMB that wasn’t there last year.
g.If you find anything you do not understand, ask the invigilator so it won’t be a problem for you during the main exam.

Please to avoid being punished or disqualified, do not go to the hall with the banned items. If you must go with them, make sure you keep them somewhere safe outside the exam hall. You can come back after the mock exam to share your experiences with us in the comment section. It will be highly appreciated.

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62 comments

  1. This is my first time writing jamb and I don’t have any experience on computer how am I going to do please

  2. Ebiowe bilebema blessing

    Pls I regist for mock but they told me I didn’t register for it and I my first time to write JAMB

  3. Please I registered for the jamb mock, but they told me I wasn’t selected for the mock, and this will be my first time experience of jamb. Will they repeat the same tutorial on how to operate the computer they gave at the center today

  4. Please I miss my mock jamb exam and how will i know the patterns they are using for me to get prepare

  5. The frequent emails were very helpful. Also it is important following the instructions. And remember to cross check your work. I had a whole new experience writing this jamb mock

    • I miss my own exam I didn’t get e-mail so I went to cafe and surprise I got my mock jamb silp but before I reach there because it very far they have entered hall they didn’t allowed me. Pls can beliefly tell me how the pattern is and how answer will be help me

  6. Please is there any consequences if I don’t. Partake in the jamb mock even if I had registered for it

  7. Is it compulsory to write the jamb mock exam because I didn’t register for the jamb mock exam

  8. I did not see my center and I register for the mock

  9. Chidiebere Damian

    Pls is there any disadvantage for accepting to write the mock exam during registration and u later failed to write it.. Will it affect my main exam?

  10. i wrote the exam and it went well just that there was a little delay before the exam tho,

  11. thank God for the mock,it’s was ok but we suffer system fairlure i hope b4 the main exams the will rectifier there network problems or outof 100%only 20%will pass the exams.

  12. I am not writing the mock exam but how will i know how it goes, please i need some explanation so that i will prepare myself for it.

  13. can one reprint his or her jamb print out in another state he or she did not register?

    As in,I registered in Enugu will I be able to get my print out in cross river state.

  14. Please when is the jamb re – print coming out?

  15. Am still confuse. Am at my centre and yet 7:00am candidates are now getting ready to write the exams……

  16. I registered with my gmail and it was approved but if I want to log-in to jamb site they will still be saying incorrect password,,hope there is nothing to worry about

  17. Since I registered for jamb, I’ve not been updated on where to write. I mean where I’m supposed to write.

    • JAMB will notify you of that soon

    • Check your Spam folder …they have surely sent it for those who registered for it…Remember you need to print out the Mock Exam Slip …the exam is today soo be fast abt it just go to any nearest cyber cafe they’ll open your mail there then you tell them to do the Print out …be fast abt it..

  18. I registered for the mock exam but I haven’t seen any message and the exam is 2morrow wat can I do

  19. I registered for mock exam but when I check my jamb profile I found out that I wasn’t registered, I hope it doesn’t affect the main exam

  20. Pls I haven’t received my jamb details uptill nw.

  21. i try to check my jamb profil if am qulify for d mock but is not showing does dat mean am not qualify for d main exam?
    is it complsory

  22. okwu amarachi beatrice

    gud day, are we to pay any money to the CBT center, if yes how much

    • You do not need to pay if your are writing in JAMB owned CBT centre. You are only to pay if your CBT centre is a private one. The amount is 700 Naira

  23. Why won’t rough sheets be allowed… How’s someone meant to calculate without a rough sheet… That totally makes no sense… For math physics and chemistry ? I will call the snake oh

  24. Av not been notify but I reg for it will it affect me if I don’t right?

  25. Pls I want to know, hence bring of rough sheet to the examination hall is prohibited, and we don’t know if they will make provision for us over there. So what are we going to do when working on subject like maths and econs. And secondly, am a fresher in the exam, I want to know if the mock examination is compulsory. Waiting to see your feedback as sooner. Thank u

    • The mock is not compulsory. JAMB said do not bring any rough sheet to the hall. May be they would make provision. You will know when you get there

  26. Thanks for the info u guys have been helping
    But I didn’t register 4 the mock exam trial is there any way I can get the questions? ie after the exam

  27. The mock exam is not compulsory so even if you register for it and later did not write the exam, there is no problem at all….the main UTME is the real exam

  28. The exam is tomorrow and am yet to receive any info about it.This is so frustrating, hope jamb won’t delay like this during the main exam?

  29. please how much are they collecting from the mock jamb

    • You do not need to pay if your are writing in JAMB owned CBT centre. You are only to pay if your CBT centre is a private one. The amount is N700

  30. I didnt see my exam centre and venue and i register for the mock exam o

  31. Do you know where the mock exam will take place? Please

  32. Please hoe are you going to login into the Jamb profiles before starting your questions

  33. is this possible for all who register for jamb at college of education to do mock exams one day. cant other people come other days.

  34. Pls are u sure they don’t talk money and how much if they do and is it by force to write it even when u ve registered. Does it mean u will not be qualified for d main exams becos that wat I saw in d slip.

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