More than 200,000 candidates wrote the 2018 mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by the joint matriculation examination board (JAMB) nationwide.
The mock UTME introduced in 2017 aims at familiarizing UTME candidates with computer based centre (CBT) where the proper UTME will hold on March 9.
JAMB registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, monitored the examination at some of CBT centres and expresses satisfaction with the conduct of the examination.
Oloyede reiterated that all the banned items, except HB pencil, will not be allowed during the 2018 UTME coming up next month.
An estimated 1, 652, 795 candidates registered for the proper UTME, scheduled to hold as from March 9.