Jamb Computer Based Test (Jamb CBT)
Jamb Computer Based Test (Jamb CBT)
Welcome to poschools. Today we will be answering 35 questions concerning Jamb CBT exams, this is because most jamb candidates are terrified of jamb CBT probably because it is their first time taking an examination online.
Read through the post to get answers to jamb CBT exams that might be bothering you.
1. What is Computer Based Test (CBT)?
Computer-based test is the administration of an examination on a computer, using the keyboard and mouse to flip through and answer your UTME questions which are displayed on the monitor. This format is flexible in that the test can be taken at different times and in different locations.
Jamb CBT started in 2013 during the administration of Professor Dibu Ojerinde’s during this times PPT system for writing jamb exams was not completely abandoned instead it was one of the methods a student could use to take the UTME exams. Jamb officially abolished the ppt system in 2015.
2. Why Computer Based Test (CBT)?
Jamb CBT makes it possible for the assessment of candidate test very accurate, precise and fair.
Also, CBT practice has been a global phenomenon, therefore, the jamb council thought it wise to incorporate jamb CBT
3. What are the benefits of Computer Based Test (CBT)?
• It is fast in that it gives immediate feedback: Jamb CBT allows for immediate feedback for the purpose of analysis. This is because of the computerized environment as we all know that the computer is able to multi-task.
• It is accurate and offers automated analysis of results: This is very true there as are no human errors during the analysis of the result submitted by the candidate.
• It is fair: This is fair because this practice discourages examination malpractice.
• It is more secured: Yes! taking an exam with CBT is more secure as the data and information of candidates are saved on the computer system. In addition, security is also guaranteed as it is quite impossible to misplace candidates data.
• It is the global best practice: Majority of the exams take across the globe are done using computers. Jamb body implementing CBT is a good way of exposing students to ICT.
4.What are Computer Based Test (CBT)centres?
Test centers are examination locations across the country(Nigeria) where candidates can take jamb Computer-Based Tests (CBT). These centers have a good and reliable source of electricity as well as enough computers to serve the candidates.
5. Where are the test centres located?
6. Are these centres well equipped for CBT?
7. What does the test centre look like?
8. Are the test centres conducive for CBT?
9. How many candidates are attached to a computer?
10. Does Computer Based Test(CBT) cost the same as Paper Pencil Examination(PPT)?
11. Are CBT questions the same as Paper Pencil Test(PPT)?
12. Are CBT questions the same as Paper Pencil Test(PPT)?
13. If I take CBT, would my performance be different from those who took PPT?
14. Will the Computer Based Test follow the same content guidelines of the UTME syllabus?
Yes. The computer based test exams are set base on the UTME syllabus
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14. Is the duration of the Computer Based Test the same as the Paper Pencil Examination?
The Computer Based Test is generally the same length as the Paper Pencil Examination. The details of the test length will be included in the test instructions on the examination day.
15. Are Computer Based Tests secure?
The CBT is secured because the extensive computerized encryption systems make breaking into the test virtually impossible. Also, test centers make it very difficult for candidates to bring in unauthorized materials.
Also, candidates cannot be a victim of missing scripts because the information is stored electronically.
16. Is the Computer Based Test (CBT) compulsory for all candidates?
Yes, like i said earlier the computer based test became compulsory for all candidates as at 2015. The PPT system of writing UTME test has been abolished.
17. How friendly is the CBT to candidates?
19. Will all candidates write the examination at the same time?
Candidates are to check the e-slip given to them at their place of registration to get the scheduled tie for their exams.
20. Should I bring the e-slip printout to the testing centre?
21. What do I do if I need to reschedule my examination?
22. How do I start the test?
23. How do I key in my answers on a Computer Based Test?
24. May I review my answers or skip questions and answer them later when taking a Computer Based Test?
The major reason for this is to ensure flexibity.
25. How do I know the time I have spent on my examination?
26. If there is a power failure would it affect my timing?
27. How do I end the test?
28. Would there be any break during the examination?
29. Can I practise taking the Computer Based Test before the actual administration?
30. How can I get more comfortable with CBT before taking an examination?
31. How quickly will I receive scores?
32. Will there be audiovisuals on the Computer Based Test?
33. Is knowledge of computer programming necessary to take a test on the computer?
34. How early should I arrive at the test centre?
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