JAMB Computer Based Test Tutorial

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Welcome to JAMB Computer Based Test Tutorial. This tutorial will help candidates  that are often overwhelmed with fear of JAMB Computer Based Test. They often ask – How will JAMB Computer Based Test will look like? Will I be able to pass? Am I computer literate? How to answer jamb cbt exam. How to use CBT for JAMB, What are the steps on how to use computer in answering jamb questions? How to pass jamb cbt test. What will be on my computer screen on getting to the jamb exam hall?  What are things to be done to pass this forthcoming jamb? How is the nature of the computer base exams in jamb? What is the nature of the system that they will use in writing jamb dis year in Nigeria? How to write cbt jamb exam and so on.

This is a step-by-step JAMB computer based test tutorial on for candidates that are writing JAMB computer based testing in the forthcoming Joint Admission and Matriculation Board -Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (JAMB-UTME) 2015/2016.  This guide contains the procedures of using the computer in the current cbt jamb. Study this tutorial carefully and it will go a long way to helping you prepare and tackle the JAMB Computer Based Testing

Look at the picture below and take note of all the labeling. This is a sample screenshot of JAMB CBT screen. Study the features very well.

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The Figure above shows the hypothetical exams testing panel for JAMB Computer Based Test. A clearer look at the figure above will highlight several buttons that you the candidates will need to know and what they are meant for.

JAMB Computer Based Test Tutorial Steps

1. Candidates are advised to arrive at the examination venue on time.
2. Candidates are advised to sit on a system in an upright position with examination mood
3. From the JAMB Computer Based Test Tutorial Panel figure above, you will see different functional buttons and areas
(a) Subject area: where the subject taken is located
(b) The Time (duration) for the examination
(c) Remaining time for the examination. Candidates are advised to check the time lapse and time remaining to be able to complete the exams on time
(d) Instruction area: where candidates are to check the instructions pertaining the exams

JAMB Computer Based Test Tutorial :Basic Mouse Use

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(1) Put the heel of your hand on the table in front of the mouse. Hold the mouse between thumb and the ring fingers.Put your index finger on the left mouse button. (2) Move the tip of the arrow onto the underlined two. The arrow will become a pointing finger. (3) The arrow becomes a pointing finger. Hold the mouse still and lightly click the left mouse button with your index finger.

JAMB Computer Based Test Tutorial :Click on the mouse

Slide the computer mouse to the running mouse. Slide the mouse sideways.
Do not turn it..
Then, click on the running mouse.


JAMB Computer Based Test Tutorial :Learning about Radio Buttons

The circles below are radio buttons. This will be use as illustrated in the exams panel above, to select the correct answer

 Button 1     Button 2     Button 3

Click on them to test it.

How Do You Choose the Correct Answers?

Most times, the questions in computer based test are in the multi-choice format. This is called multi Choice Question where you will be required to pick the correct answer(s). For instance something like this appears on your screen:

Example:  Solve for y.

if y – 2 + 3y = 10

A. 6
B. 5
C. 4
D. 3
E. 2

You select one of the best answers by:
Pressing the letter on the keyboard,
Clicking the radio button with a mouse, or Use the Tab Key to move through the options and then pressing the space-bar to select an option.
Notice that only one radio button can be “on” at same time.
To move to the next page, click on the radio button below.

After clicking on the radio button that correspond to the correct answer. Click NEXT button to go to another question until you are finished. There is options for OMIT if you want skip the question for later consideration. For JAMB UME Use of English, you will need to the Best Way to Answer Jamb Use of English Questions

Candidates are advised to practice all JAMB Past Questions to be conversant with the pattern of the questions.

Hope this helped.

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  1. Scholar Egejuru says:

    but u have to study very hard, it is what u have in the store of knowledge that God will bring to your remembrance

  2. sylvia says:

    iz it easy

  3. Ovye says:

    please i need a help,in my lifetime have never wrote exams CBT,I want someone to enlighting on the procedures.

  4. Abdullahi says:

    I’m optimistic by Scientific observation, this method will not provide what is expected, because high percentage of Nigerian Student does not know how operate a Computer, and from Government site no effort was made so far, infact, some States did not even pay registration fees for her Students. Stake holders should do something judiciously. Thank You.

  5. JOSHUA says:


  6. Laura says:

    Am just getting to see this site and am really impressed. U are doing a good job. Well done

  7. smog diamond says:


  8. Muhammad says:

    Sir i missed my jamb bcox am sick and dey post m in Abu Zaria and i head dt if u miss ur jamb go 2 d jamb office and complem so can i go or should go to my center in zaria

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