Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Form 2021 › See Registration Instructions and Guidelines

2021 JAMB UTME General Entry Requirements

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Form 2021 › See Registration Instructions and Guidelines

The general entry requirements for admission into the First Degree, National Diploma (ND), National Innovation Diploma (NID) and Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) programmes in Universities, other degree-awarding Institutions, Monotechnics, Polytechnics, Innovation Enterprise Institutions and Colleges of Education are five (5) O’Level Credit passes including Mathematics and English Language. Details are available in the eBrochure which would be given to each Candidate at the accredited CBT centres and JAMB State-Offices.

Date and Venue of the 2021 JAMB UTME
The 2021 CBT EXAMINATION will commence on 8th April and end on 15th May, 2021.

The venue of the examination will be at any centre in the candidate’s chosen examination town(s)

 JAMB DOES NOT POST ANY CANDIDATE TO ANY EXAMINATION TOWN (OR GROUP OF TOWNS) OTHER THAN THE ONE CHOSEN BY THE CANDIDATE AT THE POINT OF REGISTRATION. CANDIDATES ARE, HOWEVER, ADVISED TO REGISTER ON TIME BEFORE THE AVAILABLE SPACES IN THEIR TOWN OF CHOICE OR GROUP OF TOWNS ARE EXHAUSTED AND THEREFORE NO LONGER AVAILABLE
How to Obtain 2021 JAMB Form & General Instructions
Candidates are advised to read the information below carefully to be able to obtain their JAMB UTME form:Registration Fee is Three Thousand Five Hundred (N3, 500) Naira Additional Five Hundred (N500) Naira only, is paid to obtain the reading text “Sweet Sixteen” by Bolaji Abdullahi for UTME Candidates and “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by A. H. Mohammed for DE Candidates and $20 for Candidates from the eight foreign centres.

A CD containing JAMB eSyllabus, eBrochure and other vital materials is also given free.
Candidates should note that ePINS purchased are tied to individual profile and are not transferable.
Candidates are advised to keep as private and confidential their security details such as registration numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, email addresses and ePINs. No centre is allowed to request or accept a candidate’s password.

PROFILE REGISTRATION
One Cell (mobile) number (SIM) can be used by one candidate only. The Cell phone number used for the text message is automatically tied to the Candidate’s name and will be used in all communications related to his/her 2021 Application, Examination/Admission.

NOTE THE SIM-NUMBER USED. IT IS OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE FOR SUBSEQUENT COMMUNICATION

Candidate sends his/her name [Surname First-Name Middle- Name (if any)] by text (SMS) to 55019. This should be maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all to 55019, e.g. Tinubu Adamu Odumegwu. Surname and first name are mandatory

A Profile Code of 10 characters is received by the candidate on the same telephone (SIM) number
The candidate presents the profile code to the point of procurement of form (Banks, MMOs, MFBs, Switches, USSD Partners). The form- ePIN is then sent as a text message to the candidate
The candidate presents the ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for registration

SELF HELP IN CASE OF MISTAKE/LOSS OF PROFILE CODE
To correct a mistake in candidate’s name, send the [CORRECT Surname First-Name Middle-Name] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number

To retrieve a lost Profile Code, send [RESEND] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number
Candidate can reset lost or forgotten Profile Password on their registered cell phone by sending [password] space [email address] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number

(FREE COMPLAINT) TICKETING: For ALL complaints on JAMB processes, candidates can create a support ticket at (support.jamb.gov.ng) with his/her email address registered on the Board’s site. The candidate then provides his/her name, phone number and the nature of the issue, select a complaint area on a dropdown and then s
NIPOST and eleven Participating Banks (ACCESS, FCMB, FIDELITY, FIRSTBANK, JAIZ, Polaris, Stanbic IBTC, STERLING, UNION and UNITY)

Mobile Money Operators: Paga, e-Transact, Pocket Moni, TEASYPay, Packway Projects (Readycash) and Xpress payment solutions
Participating Micro Finance Banks: Trust MFB, Zazzau MFB, Obeledun MFB and Regent MFB
Online Payment Platforms: System Specs (Remita), InterSwitch (Quickteller) Upper-link, e-Transact and United Payment Services (UPS)

Cooperative Society: JAMB Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society
Others: Unique ICT, Digital Partners Network
POS (Citi-Serve)

ATMs of banks listed in (1) above (InterSwitch)

USSD (ERCAS) for mobile banking

Nigerian Embassies in Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Beau, Cotonou, Jeddah, Johannesburg, and London
DUTIES OF PARTICIPATING BANKS/OUTLETS
Collect the Profile Code from the candidate’s phone
Collect payment and vend ePIN by SMS to candidate’s phone (Not dictating or copying)
Facilitate POS Payment, if necessary
Issue Evidence of Payment
Collect Centre Service Fees, if requested by the CBT Centre
ePIN is to be delivered electronically to candidates and not to be handwritten

SIX DIFFERENT MODES/METHODS OF PAYMENT/ PROCUREMENT OF ePIN FOR REGISTRATION (CHOOSE SUITABLE ONE)

PAYMENT THROUGH BANKS INCLUDING MICRO FINANCE BANKS
Present Profile Code and pay by cash or card
ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

PAYMENT THROUGH POS – This is available at State Offices of JAMB + CBT Centres, other POS outlets and any CBT Centre that demands it
Present Profile Code and pay by card
ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

PAYMENT THROUGH MOBILE MONEY OPERATORS – This is available at CBT Centres and Other Outlets
Present Profile Code and pay by cash
ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
PAYMENT USING ATM – This is available on all ATM outlets of Participating Banks listed in C(I) (InterSwitch Channel)

- Select Bill Payment and then pick JAMB
- Enter Profile Code and pay
- ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

ONLINE PAYMENT ON JAMB PORTAL
Visit the JAMB website: jamb.gov.ng
Click Purchase of 2021 Application Document
Enter your Profile Code
Select payment method (InterSwitch or Remita)
Make payment
ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

PAYMENTS USING USSD (ERCAS)
Dial *565*6*55019#
Enter Profile Code
Select the bank and follow the prompts to complete payment
ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

HOW TO RECOVER LOST ePIN AFTER PAYMENT
If ePIN is not Received or Lost, send [UTMEPIN] or [DEPIN] to 55019 for UTME or DE respectively from the unique number

The ePIN would then be retrieved and delivered on the candidate’s unique number
AFTER SUCCESSFUL PAYMENT AND OBTAINING ePIN, CANDIDATE SHOULD PROCEED TO ANY OF THE JAMB ACCREDITED CBT CENTRES TO COMPLETE HIS/HER REGISTRATION.

REGISTRATION PROCESS AT CBT CENTRES:
The candidate presents the ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for completion of registration. The name of the candidate as typed by the candidate on his/her phone when registering the profile comes up automatically on the input of the e-PIN by the CBT centre

Candidates are to:

Pay NOT more than N700 as Service Charge to the CBT Centre
Provide Biodata including Date of Birth, Nationality, State of Origin, Local Government, Gender, e-mail address, among others
Provide choice of institutions and programmes (disciplines)
Provide qualification with grades and dates, if not awaiting result
Upload relevant certificates, if not awaiting result
O/L and or A/L grades are to be provided by candidates. Candidates who are awaiting results should supply the results online as soon as they are available on JAMB’s portal. No recommendations from any Institution will be considered by JAMB if the candidate has not supplied his/her result on the portal of JAMB
Supply JAMB registration number for previous institutional certificates for DE only
Provide UTME subjects and choice of examination town(s) for
Mock examination (optional)
Examination for UTME (actual examination)
Do picture capture (no scanning of passport photograph)
Do Biometric enrolment (ten fingers)
Review entries and confirm correctness
Print Registration Slip USING BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION
Collect, at no other cost, the reading text and CD
Each Candidate is to collect his/her e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of registration
There will be no offline registration, as all the accredited CBT centres have been empowered for real-time online registration. No candidate should register at any centre other than the accredited CBT centre and JAMB State-Offices. Any candidate who is registered outside approved centres will be identified and disqualified.
GENERAL INFORMATION
All candidates must mandatorily register their profiles through text messages as illustrated above before proceeding to buy the ePIN
The registration fee is non-refundable
As it is the practice, centres are allowed to charge not more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only as registration Any centre that charges more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) should be reported to JAMB for appropriate sanctions
All CBT centres have been mandated to select any of the participating banks, MMOs, MFBs, etc. These financial institutions are to be present at the CBT centres for the purpose of collecting all No CBT centre staff is allowed to conduct direct cash transaction with the candidates
Candidates are advised to read and understand the guidelines on admission and instructions on how to complete the online registration before commencing the process of registration
Multiple registrations are not Candidates who register more than once will be identified and disqualified
Candidates should note that they must be present and take live photographs that will be embossed on their result slips and admission letters. No scanned/stapled passport photograph is allowed
Candidates are to note that irrespective of their choice of course of study, they will also be tested on a general text: “Sweet Sixteen” by Bolaji Abdullahi for UTME and “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by H. Mohammed for Direct Entry Candidates
Candidates/Officials would not be allowed to enter into the examination centre with a wristwatch, Phone, electronic device, or any pen/biro. Only the common pencil is allowed.
Candidates are warned that JAMB does not require or authorise ANY cyber cafe services or establishment other than the accredited CBT centres for this exercise.

How to Apply for 2021 JAMB Form in Foreign Countries
The JAMB Registration fee for candidates from the eight foreign countries is $20 or its equivalent in each of the eight countries.
Candidates from the eight foreign countries are to download the Application from the Board’s website (www.jamb.gov.ng) complete and submit it with the fee at the eight designated centres as indicated on the website.
Candidates that have obtained their JAMB form can share their experiences with others via the comments section below.