No fewer than 178 cases of malpractices were detected in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination during the 2022 and 2023 batches of the exam.
This is according to data obtained from the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Monday.
According to the data, a total of 94 cases were detected during the 2022 UTME, while 84 cases were detected in 2023.
JAMB identified the malpractices to include“multiple registrations, manipulation of biometrics, collusion of some private CBT centres with parents, impersonation, deliberate disruption of the examination process and syndicate of adjacent centres in examination.”
Furthermore, the exam body said,“Private school operators are aiding and abetting examination malpractice. There is a need to continuously check the activities of private school operators