By Ife Akintobi
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Saturday announced the release of 1,792,719 results of candidates who sat for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
Speaking in Abuja on Saturday at a Press Conference announcing the release of the results, the JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede.
According to Prof. Oloyede , the board withheld the results of 34,120 candidates. The registrar also said that 15,145 of the aforementioned results were withheld for further clarification.
“For 2019 results 1,886,508 candidates registered including those in foreign centres, out of this number which excludes Direct Entry, 59,667 were absent and a total of 1,826,839 sat for the UTME” he announced.
“Today, we release 1,792,719 results” He stated.
How to check UTME results:
1. Send RESULT as an SMS to 55019 using the same number that was used for registration.
2. An SMS will be sent back to your phone carrying your UTME 2019 results.
Click HERE to read on why JAMB changed how to check their results.