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Jamb Unveils New Guidelines / Requirements To Start A Cbt Centre For 2017 UTME

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.

8) 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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