The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned tertiary institutions to stop offering admissions to candidates through their own portals.
The board described the practice as the flagrant abuse of the automated Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS).
In its weekly bulletin which was sent to PREMIUM TIMES on Monday, the spokesperson of the board, Fabian Benjamin, said institutions who offer admission outside CAPS do so “to avoid the equitable process which CAPS enforces”.
The CAPs, according to the board, will ensure that candidates are fairly treated and expand admission opportunities as well as protect the academic calendar.
According to the bulletin, the attention of the board has been drawn to the purported offer of admissions to candidates through some…