JAMB List of Prohibited Materials in Exam Hall for 2024/2025 UTME

JAMB List of Prohibited Materials In Exam Hall 2024/2025. The list of UTME prohibited items is designed to ensure a fair and secure examination environment. It’s important for candidates to carefully read and adhere to the instructions provided by JAMB and the examination center.

JAMB List of Prohibited Materials In Exam Hall

NOTE: Violation of JAMB examination rules can lead to serious consequences, including disqualification from the examination.


JAMB List of Prohibited Materials In Exam Hall 2024

Below are the items that candidates are not allowed to bring into the examination hall during the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

  1. Electronic devices such as:
    • mobile phones
    • calculators
    • wristwatches
    • recorders
  2. spy reading glasses
  3. cameras
  4. ear piece
  5. bluetooth devices
  6. USB
  7. CD
  8. hard disk and other similar storage devices
  9. pen/biro
  10. smart lenses
  11. books or any reading/writing material
  12. ink/pen readers
  13. key holders
  14. ATM cards
  15. smart rings/jewelries

What you must take into the JAMB UTME Centre on the day

When going to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) center, candidates are required to take only essential items to ensure a smooth and fair examination process. Please don’t forget to take along with you the following document;

  • JAMB registration slip printout
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Face Mask
  • Worksheet will be provided by JAMB
  • Calculator will be provided by the official on the day


Here are some frequently asked questions asked by candidates related to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

1) May I bring Food to test centre: Food is not allowed in the test centre

2) May I bring Cell Phone: Mobile phones are not allowed

3) May I bring notebook to the centre: Notebooks are not allowed

4) May I bring Calculator: Calculator will be provided on the screen on the examination day

5) Will all candidates write the exam at the same time: Each candidate will write the examination according to a schedule time

6) Would there be break during JAMB 2024: There is no break between the test

7) What if I am late for the testing appointment: If you arrive 30 minutes into the examination, you will not be allowed into the testing centre.

Finally, candidates should avoid bringing any unauthorized materials, electronic devices, or items that may violate JAMB examination rules.


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