IJMB is known as interim joint matriculation board. It is an advanced level which is expected to last for at least nine months. It also certified by Nigeria University Commission (NUC). IJMB was simply established to serve as an alternative way of gaining admission into the university. I.e. 200L via direct entry. It was set up by Interim Common Services Agency (ICSA) in 1976.
JUPEB – also known as joint universities preliminary examinations board is a National examination body entitled with the responsibility of setting examinations for students, who have gone through approved combination of subjects and are seeking to gain admission into the university via Direct Entry.