JAMB scraps scratch card for checking Result, Admission letter & Registration – New DevelopmentÂ is been invoke now at the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Jamb Office, as the Jamb new Registrar, ProfessorÂ Is-haq Oloyede, has announced that there would be use of scratch cards anymoreÂ by the commission, describing it as an Oldways/Obsolete.
According to the registrar, ProfessorÂ Is-haq Oloyede, Jamb will be using the platform of pin vending to check all forms of fraudulent acts which are common with the use of scratch cards nationwide.
â€œThe decision is as a result of its consistent subjection to fraudulent practices, the use of scratch cards is oldways/obsolete and it is the aim of JAMB to also promote accountability in line with governmentâ€™s zero tolerance for corruption.
This new system will be accessible through the options of web payment, ATM cards (Visa, Verve OR MasterCard), the use of online quick teller, ATM payment, through quick teller, a mobile application and the use of Bank Branch,â€ he further stated.
In a nutshell, this means JAMB had stop scraps scratch cards for JAMB registrations, checking of results, Regularization registration, change of course or institution and direct entry.
Instead of the use of scratch cards, candidates will pay for the pin online through debit cards (MasterCard, Verve or Visa). When candidates successfully make payments, the pin will be sent either via SMS, email or on JAMB portal.
This means candidates will be able to purchase JAMB scratch cards for the original amount as all the retailers involved in hiking the amount have been eliminated.
To use the Guruscrib Mgt, will see this as a way to make some people jobless cos some people use this medium to earn some change and to feed their family.
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