One might be thinking that one can go into the examination hall freely with any item without knowing that their are Prohibited Items For 2020 UTME Candidates During The JAMB Exam.

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As JAMB Examination date approaches, candidates are to note that there are items they are not allowed to bring to the exam hall. According to JAMB, this is to ensure that the Board’s examinations meet the best global practice. Candidates who bring any of these items to the hall would be disallowed from taking the UTME.

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Prohibited items for 2020 UTME candidates
Prohibited items for 2020 UTME candidates

Candidates are hereby required to properly examine the list and take note of the prohibited items, in order to avoid complications during the UTME exercise.

Below is the complete list of Prohibited Items listed by JAMB

  1. Watches
  2. Pen/Biro
  3. Mobile Phones or Similar Electronic Devices
  4. Spy Reading Glasses Which Should be Scrutinized
  5. Calculators or Similar Electronic Devices
  6. USB, CD, Hard Disk, and or Similar Storage Devices
  7. Books and Any Reading/Writing Material
  8. Cameras
  9. Recorders
  10. Microphones
  11. Ear Pieces
  12. Ink/Pen Readers
  13. Smart Lenses
  14. Smart Rings/Jewellry
  15. Smart Buttons
  16. Bluetooth Devices
  17. Key Holders
  18. ATM Cards
  19. Erasers

Also, where examination official (board staff or ad hoc staff) or any authorized person is found with any of these prohibited items in the examination hall, such compromising action would be treated as a deliberate act of examination sabotage and necessary sanction will be applied.

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