The Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that the 2017 Unified Matriculation Tertiary Examinations will begin on May 6.
The board made the announcement in the early hours of Monday via its website.
The exams will run through to May 20, excluding May 12 to allow candidates write further mathematics examination for the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).
According to the board, sale of the 2017 application form will begin on March 20 and end on April 19.
Candidates are expected to pay N5,500 for the registration package which includes registration fees, reading text, syllabus and brochure.
“UTME 2017 exam starts May 6 to May 20, 2017 (excluding May 12, 2017 because of Candidates sitting for WAEC’s Further Maths exam),” the board wrote on Twitter.
“Sales of form ends on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 while the registration portal closes on Saturday, April 22, 2017.
“For direct entry candidates, the application will be on sale from Sunday, April 23, 2017.”