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JAMB Organizes CAPS Sensitization Programme For Candidates

The Joint admission and matriculation board is organizing a forum
for all 2017 candidates. The purpose is to sensitize the candidates
on how the newly introduced Central Admission Processing System
(CAPS) works.
The Board in the discharge of its mandate has developed the
Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS) to automate the
admission exercise starting with 2017 2018 Academic Session.
CAPS will, among other benefits:

-Refocus JAMB on its founding ideals as a Clearing House for the
Admissions Process
-Ensure operational efficiency
-Promote transparency, accountability, inclusiveness and equity
-Restore the autonomy of the tertiary institutions with respect to
-Expand admission opportunities
-Make candidates the Central Focus of the Admission Exercise, and
-Provide credible and easily accessible Data for Research &

CAPS introduces some innovations to achieve the above objectives,
particularly the active participation of candidates in the Admissions
Exercise. It is in the light of this, that the Board provides below
the Step-by-Step Process Flow of the Admission Exercise for the
education and information of general public and the stakeholders,
particularly the Candidates.
Invitation to Participate in Sensitization Forum for Interested
Candidates on Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS).
As part of the Board's efforts to familiarize the candidates with
the Admissions Process on the Central Admissions Processing
System (CAPS), particularly their rights to fair treatment and
active involvement in decisions about choice of institutions and
programmes, a Sensitization Forum has been planned with windows
of participation: physical attendance at the venue, through online
steaming, webinar and the phone-in segment of the Live Broadcast
on the NTA Network.
JAMB invites interested candidates to participate in an optional
Sensitization Forum on CAPS. Details are also provided below.
The Forum will hold as follows:
Date: Thursday, 21 September, 2017
Location: International Conference Centre (ICC), Garki Area 11,Abuja
Time: 10am -12noon
Prior registration and confirmation are required for;
(i) Physical attendance
(ii) Webinar participation.
The Live Broadcast on the NTA Network is to allow candidates
watch the event at home from any location in the country and
participate through phone calls to the dedicated lines that will be
provided on the TV screen during the live coverage.
All interested candidates are required to visit http:// to register for
participation, which is only open to candidates qualified for Admission
consideration in the 2017 / 2018 Admission exercise.
Limited spaces are available for candidates that desire physical
attendance at the ICC, so requests will be treated on the basis of

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