7th September, 2021 | Comments
The interim joint matriculation board examination (IJMB) was set up by the Federal Governement of Nigeria in 1974 under status 5 of the Ahmadu Bello University law to run the interim joint matriculation board examination (IJMBE)as an alternative “A” level Examination, to students or candidate who may wish to seek undergraduate admission into Ahmadu Bello University and other universities. The interim joint matriculation board examination (IJMB) is a qualifying examination into Nigeria and other international Universities. It is conducted yearly essentially for Advanced level(A/L) subjects for students already admitted by colleges affiliated to the board for the purpose of the examinations.
In addition, two ordinary level(O/L) subjects (English and Mathematics) are also offered for students who may be deficient in these two (O/L) subjects. The various subjects offered at the IJMB are listed in appendix1.2, Each candidate registered for the IJMB is expected to offer three subjects at the Advanced level; and where the need arise one or both the ordinary level subjects. The IJMB is expected to offer three subjects at the Advanced level; and where the need arise one or both the ordinary level subjects. The IJMB syllabus is subject to review in order to correspond to global changes. The governing board of the IJMB approved the review of the syllabus, which was last reviewed in 2021. The review exercise was conducted in phases, in active collaboration with the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC). Participants were drawn IJMB Affiliated Institutions, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and Examiners of the various subjects/ papers. The IJMB syllabus is designed to be covered in twelve (12) months.
LIST OF IJMB COURSES / SUBJECTS:
The IJMB programme offers seventeen (17) Advanced level syllabus and two (2) ordinary level syllabus of the IJMB.
ADVANCED LEVEL (A/L) SUBJECTS
Mathematics (A/L Maths)
Christian Religious Studies (CRS)
Islamic Religious Studies (IRS)
ORDINARY LEVEL (O/L) SUBJECTS
O/L English Language
One or both may be taken by external candidate at a sitting, but only one or the other by IJMB students
1.2 ADMISSION ENTRY REQUIREMENT:
Admission into the IJMB programme requires at least five (5) O/L credit passes including Mathematics and English Language. These five subjects include three ‘A’ level course/ subjects which the students wish to offer. In addition, awaiting results (SSCE) is also allowed.
HOW TO APPLY
Candidates wishing to apply for the 2021/2022 Academic session shall:
Pay a non-refundable admission fee of N10,000 into CALVARY POLYTECHNIC IJMB UNIT, WEMA BANK, 7812126121
And proceed to Calvary Polytechnic Owa-Oyibu, IJMB Unit to Obtain Admission Form with the Teller and Proceed to complete the Admission Form after payment.