2024 JAMB Mock Examination and Why You Should Sit for it

Why did JAMB introduce the Mock examination? What is the purpose of the Mock examination? Why should I choose JAMB mock if the marks don’t add to my real JAMB 2024 Result? This page hits the nail directly on the head, and provides you with the answers you need regarding the JAMB 2024 MOCK examination and why you must participate in it, if this academic year is your first time sitting for the UTME exercise.

Important Note: If this is not your first time registering for JAMB, you can still choose, during your registration, to participate in the MOCK examination.

What is JAMB Mock?

The JAMB Mock Exam was introduced a few years ago, and has so far, been a welcome development to the system. The Mock examination is a pre-examination organized by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for UTME candidates before the main Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB MOCK is simply a preparatory examination introduced by the board for candidates participating in the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board examination. If you’ve been curious about what JAMB mock is, how it operates, and what you should be aware of, you’ve come to the right place. I’d rather call this article, a Beginner’s Guide to understanding JAMB Mock and its purpose to the UTME/DE Candidates. I am thinking of turning this article into an e-book. What do you think? Use the comment box and share your ideas and thoughts with us. On this page, I’ll dive deep and fully explain what the JAMB mock is, give you insights into what the JAMB mock examination holds for candidates sitting for this year’s examination, and address some of the most commonly asked questions about the JAMB Mock examination.

Important Features About JAMB Mock Exam.

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Here are the essential details you need to know about JAMB Mock in 2024, including the examination date, venue, time, seat number, etc. Don’t forget the #1 goal of this examination, is to prepare candidates, especially first-timers, for how the real examination works. The first myth that I think deserves to be clarified regarding the JAMB mock is this, the JAMB Mock examination is not compulsory, but there are several advantages to participating in this preparatory examination. Secondly, candidates should know that the JAMB Board will NOT BE REPEATING JAMB mock exam questions in the main Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and DE. The primary purpose of the JAMB Mock Examination 2024 is to familiarize candidates with how the real examination is and how you can easily answer questions without pressure or fear of failure. Candidates who choose to participate in this year’s JAMB mock examination should know that it is not a compulsory requirement before they can sit the 2024 Main UTME Examination. Another myth I want to eliminate regarding the mock examination is the JAMB Mock result. Candidates who participate, or are planning to partake in the 2024 Mock examination, should understand that their JAMB mock result or score for the 2024 session will not be added to their Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) score.

When is the JAMB Mock Exam date for 2024?

The JAMB 2024 Mock Exam Date has been pegged on 7th March 2024.

Candidates who choose to participate in the Mock examination during their JAMB registration, but later change their mind or for one reason or another, could not sit for it again, so do not worry. There’s no repercussion. I guess, this is the reason why JAMB added an extra N1,200 for candidates to pay during their registration, who choose to sit for the mock examination. This means there is no penalty for not participating in the JAMB mock exam even after you’ve accepted to sit for the examination during your UTME/DE Registration. It’s important to emphasize that the JAMB mock examination is entirely free. The only thing is that you’re required to pay an extra fee during registration. → SEE the official breakdown of 2024 JAMB registration fees. You should not pay any money to a CBT Centre or anyone during the examination. According to the 2024 JAMB Latest News bulletin, the examination is free, and any agent, or staff who asked for money, has committed a criminal offence.

How Effective is the 2024 JAMB Mock Examination?

Here are some of the unknown benefits of the JAMB mock exam, and why I will recommend it to anyone who has not participated in a computer-based test (CBT) before. This means, candidates who have not written an examination with a computer, either a Laptop/PC:

  • JAMB mock examination provides first-timers, and candidates the perfect opportunity to see what the main Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) looks like. There’s no difference between the Mock and real examination.
  • The Mock examination aids candidates in acquainting you with how JAMB sets their questions.
  • You can use the mock examination as a way of checking how prepared you are for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
  • Likewise, the Mock exercise helps aspirants become comfortable with using computers for any examination.
  • On a final note, the JAMB mock exercise can be of immense help by helping candidates become acquainted with how the CBT exam environment is, dissolving any fear you may have, regarding CBT exams.

On a conclusive note, I’ll recommend you read through these articles. They’ll be of help to all candidates who will be sitting for the 2024 JAMB UTME/DE examination.

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