JAMB List of Prohibited Items in the exam hall and instructions on biometric verification
As we gear up for the 2021 JAMB CBT exam, candidates are to note that there are items they are not allowed to bring to the exam hall. According to JAMB, this is to ensure that the Board’s examinations meet the best global practice. Candidates who bring any of these items to the hall would be disallowed from taking the UTME.
Candidates are hereby required to properly examine the list and take note of the prohibited items, in order to avoid complications during the UTME exercise.
Below is the complete list of Prohibited Items listed by JAMB
3. Mobile Phones.
4. Electronic Devices.
5. Spy Reading Glasses Which Should be Scrutinized.
7. Electronic Devices.
8. USB, CD, Hard Disk.
9. Similar Storage Devices.
10. Books and Any Reading/Writing Material.
14. Ear Pieces.
15. Ink/Pen Readers.
16. Smart Lenses.
17. Smart Rings/Jewelry.
18. Smart Buttons.
19. Bluetooth Devices.
20. Key Holders.
21. ATM Cards.
Also, where an examination official (board staff or ad hoc staff) or any authorized person is found with any of these prohibited items in the examination hall, such compromising action would be treated as a deliberate act of examination sabotage and necessary sanction will be applied.