The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that the mock examination is free to all candidates.
The spokesperson of JAMB, Fabian Benjamin, who made the announcement in an interview with journalists in Abuja on Saturday, urged the public to disregard speculations that the Mock examination had been cancelled.
He said, “The UTME Mock examination is now free. In consideration of our Corporate Social Responsibility, we felt that we should also be doing something for the candidates. Basically, that is it and there was no pressure from any quarters. The JAMB management just felt that should be part of our CSR.
“The UTME Mock examination is taking place as scheduled, the public should disregard the rumour about its cancellation. We sent information earlier enough that candidates should not pay for the N700:00 UTME Mock examination fee.
“In the event of any candidate paying, we will ensure refund. We have also instructed the CBT centres not to collect money from any candidate. But if they do, further instruction will get to them and definitely, the money will be returned to the candidates.
Candidates for the Mock Exam are advised to go to their profiles to print their Exam Slips to know their venue and time of the exam.