I think Universities should neglect aspirants JAMB scores And just use the post-UTME score of candidates to process their admission. I will be brief because I’m in pains and can no longer harbor my disheartening thoughts.
As it happened. On 27th march 2016, I wrote my JAMB examination after a successful series of entrance examinations. The atmosphere of the exam hall was very much conducive and the jamb officials were very cool and friendly, everybody was in high spirit for the much awaited exam. Fast forward, we were told to type in our reg number and everybody focused on their system.
The first subject I began with was English, its questions were extremely easy because majority of them were extracted from series of previous past questions. So I answered all the questions without skipping any of ’em.
The second subject I wrote was physics, as usual physics was the reason why I chose to be a science student, theoretically and practically it was and is still my best subject. I solved the mathematical aspects of it and their answers to it were always dancing on the options. Questions that didn’t contain calculation in physics was like bonus for me. After writing English and physics, I was glad.
Then the almighty Maths yet very friendly. Maths like we all know it has its formulas, most of the questions were easy since it was culled from past questions. I wrote maths in high spirit got most of my answers before checking the options to confirm. It was very good but not as good as English and physics.
Chemistry. Ok, I’m not that good in chemistry but I can still be able to get my pass mark on it like I always did. I finished chemistry and was pleased.
The next day, I didn’t receive any text message from jamb, I didn’t take it serious because I know that I can still check it online. Later that day I went to check it at a nearby cyber-cafe, to my surprise my score was and is still 184.
Use of English: 46
JAMB WHAT DID I DO?? I may not be the only student that this kind of fate has befallen. Jamb why? After the sleepless nights… *sobs*
Some of my friends I use to tutor on physics and maths scored higher than me. JAMB WHY?