HISTORY OF IJMB
- June 10, 2019
- Posted by: quillpre
- Category: informations
The Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) was set up in the year 1974, under statue 5 of the Ahmadu Bello University of Law, to run the Interim Joint Matriculation Board Examination (IJMBE) as an alternative ‘A’ Level Examination to student or candidate who may wish to seek for undergraduate admission into Ahmadu Bello University and other University. The program was envisaged as a stop-gap or bridge after secondary school education, to prepare candidates academically, mentally and socially for the challenges of the university education.
The IJMB examination is based on an approved IJMB syllabus which was produced by harmonizing the contents of the syllabus of the former higher school certificate, London GCE, Cambridge A-level examination and the 100 level curriculum of Nigerian university .The IJMB is qualifying examination conducted yearly, essentially for Advance Level (A/L) subjects for admission into Nigerian an foreign Universities at 200 levels. In addition, to Ordinary Level (O/L) subjects (English/Mathematics) are also offered equivalent to WASC or NECO-O level, for candidate who might be deficient in them. Candidate for the examination. The Institution affiliated to the IJMBE programme cut across the different strata of tertiary education in Nigeria. They include colleges of arts and science established purposely for the IJMBE and remedial studies, colleges of education, polytechnics and Universities. These institutions are private, state federal establishments. As a 2013, there are 51 Institutions spread across Nigeria, affiliated to the IJMBE program. The Institutions are saddled with the responsibility of providing facilities and preparing candidates for the examination under the control of the IJMB Governing Board. The yearly examination has been conducted unfailing since the inception of the IJMBE.