JAMB announces verbal reasoning test for DE candidates

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Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB Registrar

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Monday says candidates for taking its Direct Entry examination would undergo cognitive and verbal reasoning tests.

The Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede,  who said this, explained that this would take off from 2024. He emphasized this  during a virtual meeting with Commissioners of Education of the 36 States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory.

In a special bulletin published by JAMB  on Monday, Oloyede was quoted to have said that “As from 2024, JAMB will conduct Aptitude Test for all Direct Entry candidates to assess their academic potential or career suitability, as well as their mental or physical capacity.”

He said, “It is an intelligent test that will measure the candidate’s current cognitive skills and will not be the usual subjects such as Mathematics, Chemistry, Government, Physics, etc.”

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He said the tests would comprise, Verbal, Abstract, Mechanical and Numeric Reasoning, Data Checking,  and Work Sampling.

 

 

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