JAMB CTB Free Practice on how to use Computer and Mouse

No doubt that so many youths of this age do not have  any idea to use the computer effectively. And now the technology world is now improving – leaving the old style behind for the old once in village. Talking about  JAMB CTB Free Practice – JAMB is now upgraded to use ONLY Computer for exams called; CBT.

Here am going to show you step-by-step on how to use the computer and mouse during your JAMB CBT exam.

Becoming a computer literate for JAMB CBT Exam does not mean you should be a computer guru, rather you are required to know some simple and primary part   of computer. That is why on this page I am going straight to action showing you the JAMB CTB Free Practice on how to use Computer and Mouse .

JAMB CTB Free Practice on how to use Computer and Mouse



How To Write JAMB CBT Examination on Computer / Desktop

This tutorial here today, is for all candidates who will be writing the JAMB computer based testing (CBT) in the forthcoming Joint Admission and Matriculation Board – Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (JAMB-UTME) 2015/2016 exercise.

Please, do take note that this guidelines contains the procedures, with pictures included, of using the computer in answering questions during the examination.

Please, do take out your time and study this step by step guidelines carefully and it will go a long way to helping you prepare and tackle the JAMB Computer Based Testing! Not to mention, it will also help you, in saving your time!

Take a look at the picture below and take note of all the labeling which we’ve done!
This is a sample screenshot of JAMB CBT screen when you’re about to write the examination!

Make sure that you study the features very well, because it’s important!


Please take note that the above photo displays the hypothetical examination testing panel for JAMB Computer Based Test.

By clicking on the above picture, you’ll see clearly, that the above image highlights several buttons which circles round important texts, and you must get full knowledge about this and what they stand for.

Guidelines on JAMB Computer Based Test Tutorial – How To Write JAMB CBT Exam

Step 1: Using this platform, we wish to notify candidates, that they should please, arrive at the examination venue on time, be there before the examination time please. To avoid unnecessary issues that might arise.

Step 2: We also advice all candidates to please, sit on a system in an upright position with examination mood.

Step 3: Seeing the above JAMB Computer Based Test Tutorial Panel figure, you can easily navigate around the different functional buttons and areas, and these includes the following:

(a) Subject area: where the subject taken is located.
(b) The Time (duration) for the examination
(c) The remaining time you have for the examination.
(d) We advice all candidates sitting for the examination, to ALWAYS check the time lapse and time remaining to be able to complete the exams on time, been aware of the remaining time, will surely help you answer questions faster.
(d) Instruction area: This is a place, where candidates can go and check the instructions pertaining the exams.

Basic Uses of the Mouse When Writing

1: You should make sure, that you put the heel of your hand on the table in front of the mouse. Then Hold the mouse between thumb and the ring fingers.

2: You should also ensure that you put your index finger on the left mouse button.

3: Please, make sure, that you move the tip of the arrow onto the underlined two. The arrow will become a pointing finger on the computer screen.

4: Take note that the arrow automatically becomes a pointing finger, to answer the questions, simply hold the mouse still and lightly click the left mouse button with your index finger or any finger that makes it easier for you!

Our goal, is to get you, to use the mouse easily and very fast to rightfully answer all questions.

To successfully answer CBT questions, you’re required to slide the computer mouse to the running mouse. Slide the mouse sideways.
Do not turn it..
Then, click on the running mouse.

Radio Buttons – What Are Radio Buttons?

The circles below are radio buttons, which is always used in computer examinations, also implemented in JAMB CBT questions. Do use the below radio buttons as examples. The below buttons will be use as illustrated in the exams panel above, to select the correct answer.

 Button 1     Button 2     Button 3

Click on any of the 3 circles/buttons above to test their functionality.

How Do You Choose the Correct Answers While Writing JAMB CBT Exam?

Most times, the questions which comes out in the computer based test are in the multi-choice format. Which is also known as the ‘multi Choice Question’.

This is a platform, where candidates who are writing the examination, will be required to pick the correct answer(s).

Here’s a perfect example of how the multi choice question works.

When writing the examination, something very similar like the question below, will show on your screen:

Example:  Solve for y.

if y – 2 + 3y = 10

A. 6
B. 5
C. 4
D. 3
E. 2

You select one of the best answers by:
Pressing the letter on the keyboard,
After that, you should then click on the radio button with a mouse, or Use the Tab Key (which is in most computers, the first button in the third line) to move through the options and then pressing the space-bar to select an option.

Take note here, that only one radio button can be “on” at same time, you can select two answers.

For you to proceed to the next page/question, on the Next button which is located under each questions.

After selecting the best answer to the question, to save time, you should proceed and click the NEXT button to go to another question until you are through with every questions.

You can still omit or skip any question which you are not familiar with, or you don’t know the answer to. You still have the option of coming back to answer the question!


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1 Comment

  • kelechi polite

    ( - 5:50 pm)

    i really appreciate this, you actually help me kool dose boss

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