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JAMB Mock Exam 2024: All You Need to Know

JAMB Mock is an annual preparatory examination conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) before the main UTME. It is simply to prepare candidates and test them on how well they have prepared before the main UTME. This implies that you will still write the main JAMB exam like every other registered candidate but you can use that opportunity to have an idea of the ways the main exams are conducted. Further things you need to know about JAMB Mock are discussed in this blog post, do well to read to the end.

Things To Know About JAMB Mock Exam

A lot of candidates do hear about JAMB Mock but may not fully informed about its conduct and modalities. These are some of the things you should know about the JAMB Mock Exam.

  • JAMB Mock Exam is NOT compulsory (It is fully optional).
  • It exposes you to the modalities and testing mode of the main UTME.
  • The Mock is NOT a prerequisite for the main UTME.
  • The result of the mock exam will NOT be added to the result of the main UTME.
  • The questions that will appear during the Mock exam may not necessarily appear during the main exam.
  • The JAMB Mock Exam is expected to start at 7:00 am at the various accredited JAMB CBT centers nationwide.
  • There will be no makeup test if you miss the JAMB  mock exam.
  • For the JAMB mock, candidates’ venue will be within the state they registered for their UTME.
  • You are expected to go to the exam centre with a copy of your JAMB Mock Examination Slip.
  • Bags, mobile phones, calculators, and other electronic devices are not allowed in the examination centres. The situation will be like a real time examination even though it does not count.

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Do I Need to Pay for JAMB Mock?

Basically, when you indicated for JAMB UTME mock during the registration period, you paid for it already. Therefore, you will not need to pay any money again on the mock examination day. If you had indicated interest to partake in the mock during registration and you did not attend due to some reasons, do not fret. You will still be able to write the main UTME exam.

Importance of Attempting the JAMB Mock Exam

1. Giving candidates insights of how JAMB UTME is like.

2. Exposing candidates to the possible ways UTME questions are set.

3. Testing candidate’s ability for UTME.

4. Enables the candidates to determine subjects they are good at. Gives them ideas for extra preparation in weak subjects.

5. Familiarizing students with the use of computers to write tests as the main exams will be CBT.


6. Giving the candidates a foresight of the examination environment.

When will JAMB 2024 Mock Exam Take Place?

The JAMB Mock Exams for 2024 have been scheduled to hold on Thursday, 7th March, 2024 as announced by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

The date still stands for now and we will keep you updated if there is any change in the date for the exam.

What Happens If I Missed My JAMB Mock Schedule

One thing is that writing the JAMB Mock is not compulsory, hence, there is no penalty for missing the exam, although you won’t be able to sit for it again. However, we have an alternative for you, which is downloading this JAMB CBT Practice App that allows you to practice anytime on your phone or laptop anytime of the day. Click here to learn more about this.

Print JAMB Mock Exam Slip

JAMB has now enabled the portal for the printing of the 2024 UTME Mock slip. Print yours here.

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A. A. Badmus

A. A. Badmus is a seasoned Educational Consultant that assist students in processing admission into schools in India and Nigeria. Currently studying Nursing at OAU Ile-Ife and passionate about serving accurate and timely information to admission seekers as well as students at large. I write about Education, Tech and Health.

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