The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has banned new items at exam centers in the forthcoming UTME examination.
The Items are: Watches, pens or biros, mobile phones or similar electronic devices, spy-reading glasses, calculators. hard disks or similar storage devices, books or any reading material; cameras; recorders and microphones.
Others include: ear pieces, ink or pen readers, smart lenses, smart rings or jewellery, smart buttons, Bluetooth devices, key holders, erasers and ATM cards
The Board also said only candidates who are successful in biometric verification would be allowed to sit for the examination.
JAMB Registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, made this known, in Abuja, yesterday, at a stakeholders’ meeting; ahead of the commencement of the Computer Based Test (CBT) on April 11.
The board introduced this innovations to curb examination malpractice as well as ensure the integrity of the examination.