JAMB CBT Centre Requirements

Existing and intending CBT Centres should follow these strict JAMB CBT Centre Requirements from JAMB :

250 functional Desktop Computer systems or laptops with 10% (i.e 25) backups.

Provision of individual cubicle with minimum length of 26 inches, breadth of 18inches and height of 18 inches and appropriate seat for each system.

Minimum 15 inches flat screen Computer monitor for desktop or 17 inches for laptop.

The computer systems must be connected to a robust computer server with a capacity to carry 250 systems concurrently.

All the computer systems must be linked together on Cable Local Area Network topology (LAN). (Wireless Computer connection is not allowed).

Adequate security and minimum of five (5) technical personnel and one network engineer

Availability of back-up power supply (power generating set of minimum 40kva for a centre with 250 systems; 60 kva for 350 systems and 100kva for above 350 systems) and UPS/inverters that can carry all systems for a minimum of two (2) hours.

The centre must be adequately fenced.

Provision must be made for a holding room or reception facility e.g canopy with chairs, etc.

The centre must not be in shared premises such as cinema hall, shopping mall, market etc.

Availability of adequate and functional air-conditioners and lighting.

Provision of up to date Antivirus and all the systems must be virus free.

Minimum of Windows 7 or higher version of windows operating system.

IP Camera (CCTV) is compulsory for all CBT centers (Specification to be given by JAMB).


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What is JAMB CBT ?

Jamb CBT (Computer Based Test) Centres are the various locations and centers in Nigeria approved by JAMB for the registration of the UTME examination. There are various JAMB CBT centers/locations in the 36 states in Nigeria including the Federal Capital Territory (Nigeria), FCT. You can check out the list of jamb cbt centres in Nigeria.


sample jamb cbt centre approved for jamb registration and exams



About JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) is a Nigerian entrance examination board for tertiary-level institutions. The board conducts entrance Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination for prospective undergraduates into Nigerian universities. JAMB is also charged with the responsibility to administer similar examinations for applicants to Nigerian public and private monotechnics, polytechnics, and colleges of educations. All of these candidates must have obtained the West Africa School Certificate, now West African Examinations Council, WAEC, or its equivalent, National Examination Council (Nigeria), NECO.

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