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JAMB set new rules/requirements for CBT Centers 2017

THE JOINT ADMISSIONS AND MATRICULATION
BOARD ( JAMB) HAS UNVEILED NEW GUIDELINES
THAT WOULD HELP TO CURB THE FRAUDULENT
PRACTICES IN THE EXAMINATION SYSTEM AHEAD
OF 2017 UNIFIED TERTIARY MATRICULATION
EXAMINATION ( UTME) .

THE GUIDELINES SHOULD ALSO BE FIRMLY HELD
BY BOTH THE EXISTING AND INTENDING CBT
CENTRE OWNERS .

1) MINIMUM 15 INCHES FLAT SCREEN
COMPUTER MONITOR FOR DESKTOP OR 17 INCHES FOR LAPTOP.

2) THE COMPUTER SYSTEMS MUST BE
CONNECTED TO A ROBUST COMPUTER
SERVER WITH A CAPACITY TO CARRY 250 SYSTEMS CONCURRENTLY.

3) ALL THE COMPUTER SYSTEMS MUST BE LINKED TOGETHER ON CABLE LOCAL AREA NETWORK TOPOLOGY ( LAN ) . ( WIRELESS COMPUTER CONNECTION IS NOT ALLOWED ).

4) 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.

5) — THE CENTRE MUST BE ADEQUATELY FENCED .
PROVISION MUST BE MADE FOR A
HOLDING ROOM OR RECEPTION FACILITY E.G CANOPY WITH CHAIRS , ETC .

6) — THE CENTRE MUST NOT BE IN SHARED PREMISES SUCH AS CINEMA HALL, SHOPPING MALL , MARKET , ETC .

7) —AVAILABILITY OF ADEQUATE AND
FUNCTIONAL AIR – CONDITIONERS AND
LIGHTING.
cool PROVISION OF UP TO DATE ANTIVIRUS AND ALL THE SYSTEMS MUST BE VIRUS FREE.

9) MINIMUM OF WINDOWS 7 OR HIGHER VERSION OF WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM .

10) IP CAMERA ( CCTV) IS COMPULSORY FOR ALL CBT CENTERS ( SPECIFICATION TO BE GIVEN BY JAMB).

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