List Of Prohibited Items Released By JAMB 2024

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The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) wishes to notify all registered candidates and the general public that the official list of items prohibited within examination centers for the 2024 JAMB examinations has been published.

This announcement is in accordance with our commitment to upholding the integrity and smooth conduct of the examination process.

The comprehensive list of prohibited items is detailed in JAMB’s Weekly Bulletin and will be strictly enforced to ensure compliance.

Candidates are advised to review this list carefully to avoid any inconvenience during the examination period.

The prohibited items include:

Electronic Devices such as:

  • Mobile phones
  • Calculators
  • Wristwatches
  • Recorders

Other Devices, such as

  • Spy reading glasses
  • Cameras
  • Earpiece
  • Bluetooth devices
  • USB
  • CD
  • Hard disk and other similar storage devices
  • Pen/biro
  • Smart lenses
  • Books or any reading/writing material
  • Ink/pen readers
  • Key holders
  • ATM cards
  • Erasers
  • Smart rings/jewelry

In alignment with international standards for examination practices, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has established a policy strictly prohibiting certain items within the examination environment.

Candidates are strongly advised to adhere to this policy and refrain from bringing the specified items within the vicinity of the examination venues.

Non-compliance with these regulations will result in disqualification from participating in the examination.

Dr. Fabian Benjamin, the spokesperson for JAMB, has emphasized the importance of this policy by noting that previous instances of non-adherence have led to candidates being apprehended and subsequently turned over to the appropriate security agencies.


By adhering to the information above, students will have a successful exam. We ought all Students to read and take the information in this article seriously.

RealMina wishes all Jamb Candidates good luck in their respective examinations.

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