Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB 2018: Top 10 States With Highest Number Of Registered UTME Candidates | Details of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination emerged on Wednesday with Imo State indigenes topping the list of candidates that registered for the examination.

The registrar of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Is-haq Oloyede, has revealed that the exam body registered a total of 1,662,762 candidates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Mr. Oloyede, who gave a breakdown detail of duly registered candidates for the UTME, said the number of registered candidates for the 2018 UTME decreased by 55,642 compared with the 2017 figure of1,718,425 candidates.

Top 10 UTME Applications By Candidates’ States of Origin.
1 IMO 92890
2 OYO 86695
3 OSUN 86044
4 OGUN 80371
5 DELTA 80052
6 ANAMBRA 72747
7 EDO 66437
8 KADUNA 65881
9 KANO 64723
10 ONDO 63894

The examination is scheduled to begin on Friday, March 9, to March 17, 2018, and the 1,662,762 registered candidates will be writing the examination across the country in 605 centres.