The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it won't cancel its choice on the utilization of biometrics in the lead of its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
This was contained in the board's week by week announcement issued on Sunday in Lagos, NAN reports
As indicated by the announcement, the significance of biometrics in the lead of the board's examination can't be overemphasized.
It noticed that the Biometrics Verification Machine (BVM) was presented by the board trying to dispose of the various types of examination misbehavior.
It said the BVM was a security system utilized for the validation of hopefuls' way of life as it gave access to the individual information, in light of physiological qualities.
"The basic belief of a biometric check process lies in its capacity to give additional layers of security and assurance against forging and pantomime.
"The expanding risk of character misrepresentation amid the board's UTME before the approach of the BVM required its presentation for catching biometrics of contender to counter extortion.
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"The competitor's 10 fingers are caught amid enlistment and are utilized as freedom to concede them into the examination corridor.
"There are different kinds of biometric arrangements yet JAMB decided on unique mark acknowledgment, to wipe out all types of infractions.
"Biometric security is clearly a leap forward for the board in light of the fact that the fingerprints acknowledgment innovation gives a more noteworthy level of security as it is difficult to take, overlook, lose or bargain information previously caught.
"In this manner, the selection of biometrics in the lead of our examination is setting down deep roots," the notice read.
It consoled hopefuls that their fingerprints would not be utilized for any reason other than recognizable proof.
As indicated by the announcement, the advantages of the BVM are huge and basic to the appraisal procedure.