The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB says there is no exemption on biometric verification for all candidates of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.

The board which made this known in its weekly Bulletin in Abuja said the biometric verification will be the only mode of admittance of candidates into its examination centres nationwide adding that examination officials must adhere strictly to the rules.

It also listed prohibited items into the examination halls as watches, pen or Biro, mobile phones or similar electronic device, books, calculators, smart eye lenses, ear pieces, recorders and jewelry among others.

The board had recently scheduled to commence the 2019 exercise starting with its mock examination on April 1 and the main examination on April 11th, across its Computer Based Test, CBT centres, nationwide.