The 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination has begun across the country by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board.
According to information gathered from the testing organization, there will be close to 1.6 million candidates taking the exam across 700 centers, which will expire on May 12, 2023, to make place for registration for the Direct Entry exams.
Our correspondent noted that applicants were being checked into the exam halls by means of Biometric Verification Machines when visiting certain centers in Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State.
.Though some candidates who spoke to our correspondent noted that they encountered hitches during the verification process, officials on the ground who spoke to our correspondent noted that all the glitches would be resolved.
According to The Punch, the exam was initially slated to start on Saturday, April 29, 2023.
The board said in an earlier statement through its spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin, that the UTME date adjustment was necessary to make room for some other significant and important national responsibilities.