The registrar made this disclosure while paying a courtesy visit to Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State. According to him, â€śthe e-testing if finally introduced will check the cases of malpractices by JAMB candidates which has become a source of worry for all stakeholdersâ€¦ When introduced, the e-testing technology would also ensure that our candidates instantly receive the result of their examination at their centres at the end of the examinationâ€ť the registrar said.
Other justifications put forward for the introduction of this approach to the test include the encouragement of computer literacy, adding that students could also use cell phones for the examination. However, the registrar pointed out that even though this will be introduced next year, it will not be made compulsory for all the candidates yet.
He concludes: â€śWe did a survey and about 76 percent respondents approved e-testing so starting from next year we will commence putting it to practice but not until three years time that we will fully implement it, so whoever prefer manual next year and in two years time will be allowed.â€ť