This is to notify the general public The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board JAMB has finally announced the date for JAMB 2021 registration exercise. The examination body stated that the registration of candidates for the 2021 UTME and Direct Entry will begin on the 8thof April and ends on 15th of May, 2021.
In Post the Following is discussed, How Much is Jamb Form, Jamb Registration Date, Jamb Registration Center, How to Get your Jamb ePIN, How to Recover your Lost Jamb ePIN, Where to Buy Jamb Form, When is Jamb form Ending, Jamb Examination Date.
According to JAMB, all candidates, including those registering in foreign countries are to register for the exam between Thursday, April 8th, 2021 and Saturday, May 15th, 2021.
PIN vending ends Friday 10th May while the registration portal closes on Saturday 15th May 2021. Cost:
JAMB Form Registration Period and Cost:
According to examination body Jamb that the registration of candidates for the 2021 UTME and Direct Entry will begin on the Thursday 8th of April and ends on Saturday 15th of May, 2021.
PIN vending ends Friday 10th May while the registration portal closes on Saturday 15th May 2021.
Table of Contents
How much is Jamb Jamb Form
Check the table below for the cost of JAMB form:
Compulsory Reading Text
Service Charge for Registration
2021 UTME Order of Choice of Institution
In the 2021 registration platform, Candidates are to note that their 1st choice can be a College of Education, University, Innovative Enterprise Institutes, Polytechnics/Monotechnics, NDA (Nigerian Defence Academy) or Nigeria Police Academy.
2021 JAMB UTME General Entry Requirements
Note: DO NOT GIVE YOUR PASSWORD to any centre (or Cyber Café). Any centre that asks for more than your profile code, email address and registration number is a fraudster. Do not give any password.
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:
Things you need to Know Before Registering for JAMB
Registration Fee is Three Thousand Five Hundred (N3, 500) Naira Additional Five Hundred (N500) Naira only, is paid to obtain the reading text “The Life Changer” by Khadija Abubakar Jali for UTME and 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.
Candidates are not permitted to register more than once. In the event of any error during the registration process, such candidates are to seek correction from the Board and not to obtain a fresh application as doing so would attract sanction.
Nobody, including parents/guardians or any proxy is allowed to transact any business on any candidate’s profile. The registration process and all activities on candidates’ profile are being monitored by the Board and defaulters shall be severely sanctioned. Any candidate who makes his password, profile code or other security codes available to another person (parents, friends, tutorial teachers, fraudsters etc) is liable for any alteration done by such person(s). NO ONE IS ALLOWED TO KNOW YOUR JAMB PASSWORD INCLUDING JAMB OFFICIALS. These security codes are not to be demanded at any registration centre by any person for any purpose.
Before proceeding to register for your JAMB, you will require a valid phone number for your registration process. This phone number (a number that has not been used by another candidate) remain your means of identification for all your transaction with JAMB
HOW TO GET YOU PROFILE CODE
Candidate will send his/her National Identification Number (NIN) by text (SMS) to 55019 from his/her personal GSM number e.g write the word “NIN” then space and type in your 11 digit NIN Number and send to 55019 in this format (NIN 00123456789). Remember, There should be a space between the word “NIN” and your 11 digit NIN (Note that the number must not have been used by another person to register for UTME/DE in the past)
A Profile Code of 10 characters is received by the candidate on the same telephone (SIM) number. The phone number used for the text message is automatically tied to the candidate’s 2021 application, Examination and Admission. CANDIDATES SHOULD NOTE AND ALWAYS REMEMBER THE SIM NUMBER USED, IT IS OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE FOR SUBSEQUENT COMMUNICATION WITH THE BOARD BY OBTAINING UTME/DE APPLICATION DOCUMENTS, A CANDIDATE HAS ACCEPTED TO RECEIVE TEXT MESSAGES FROM JAMB (55019) EVEN WHEN THE “DO NOT DISTURB” IS ACTIVATED
Candidate presents the profile code to the point of procurement of form (Banks, MMOs, MFBs, Switches, USSD Partners). The form e-PIN is then sent as text message to the candidates Phone number
Candidate presents the e-PIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for registration
The application cannot be completed until the candidate’s biometric (all ten fingers) are captured and photograph taken physically (No submission of passport photograph). Successful capture of biometrics and photograph will authorize a candidate to print his/her e-registration slip. The finger print shall be required for any further transaction with JAMB on the candidates’ profile.
Only candidates whose biometrics verification is successful on examination day will be permitted to sit the UTME. No parent or any proxy is allowed to make any transaction on the candidates’ profile.
Candidates with biometric challenges can only register at JAMB headquarters Abuja
HOW TO RECOVER YOUR LOST PROFILE CODE
To recover you lost Profile Code, send [RESEND] to 55019 as text message from the same mobile number
You can reset your 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
FOR ANY JAMB COMPLAINT, BELOW IS HOW TO RECTIFY THEM
For complaints relating to NIN (e.g a candidate sends a message to 55019 to create a profile but does not receive any response or receives wrong data, he/she can follow the same process on the ticketing and click on 2021 NIN related issues then select the related topic on the drop-down).
NOTE THAT YOUR PASSWORD SHOULD NOT BE RELEASED TO ANYONE. JAMB CAN ONLY HELP ON PROFILE-PASSWORD, NOT E-MAIL-BOX-PASSWORD. YOU CAN ALSO CHECK YOUR ADMISSION STATUS ON JAMB IBASS APP ON YOUR PHONE. DO NOT CHECK AT ANY CYBER CAFÉ THAT WOULD DEMAND YOUR PASSWORD WHICH IS THEN USED TO STEAL YOUR RECORDS. “TO BE FOREWARNED IS TO BE FOREARMED”
Candidates and the public are to note that nobody can help with admission or upgrade of scores; they would only deceive and defraud those who patronize fraudsters.
On the menu on the left pane, click on 2021 Foreign UTME/DE registration
Go through guided questions until payment page
Make payment using any of the authorized cards
Complete the registration directly online
HOW TO RECOVER LOST ePIN AFTER PAYMENT:
If by mistake you lost your ePIN payment, here is a way you can recover. Kindly send [UTMEPIN] or [DEPIN] to 55019 for UTME or DE respectively from the unique number
The ePIN would then be recovered and sent to 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:
Registration is carried out only at the accredited Computer Based Test Centres (CBT) and Professional Registration Centres (PRC). Each candidate should visit any accredited CBT centre with his/her profile code and e-PIN
Candidates must PERSONALLY present his/her profile code and e-PIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for registration. Candidate’s photograph and biometrics (all ten fingerprint) would be captured at the CBT centre
Pay NOT more than N700 as Service Charge to any of the accredited CBT Centres (Do not accept to leave your particulars for proxy registration. It will disqualify you)
Provide choice of institutions and programmes (course of study)
Provide qualification with grades and dates, if not awaiting result
Upload relevant certificates, if not awaiting result (this is applicable for both UTME and Direct Entry (DE) candidates
Provide O/L and or A/L grades are to be provided by candidates. Candidates who are awaiting results should supply (upload) the results online on CAPS (JAMB) 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 uploaded his/her result on the portal of JAMB. No institution is allowed to take a new picture/photograph, biometrics or require any other upload of the result. All results are downloadable by institutions from the board’s website (and the download is tracked to avoid abuse)
Print Registration Slip USING BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION to confirm valid fingerprint (UTME/DE). Note that authentication with your fingerprint removes blames of error from CBT centres. Candidates are to check before confirming their fingerprint.
Collect, at no other cost, the reading text and CD
NOTE: 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 FOR ALL CANDIDATES:
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 fee. 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 programme of study, they will also be tested on a general text “The Life Changer” by Khadija Abubakar Jali for UTME Candidates and DE candidates are also expected to read the text.
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.
Date and Venue of the 2021 JAMB UTME
The 2021 CBT EXAMINATION will commence on Saturday, 5th June, 2021 and end on Saturday, 19th June, 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. DUE TO DISCOVERED CONSPIRACY AMONG SOME CBT CENTRES, NO EXAMINATION TOWN WITH FEW CENTRES IS ALLOWED. MANY TOWNS HAVE BEEN MERGED
JAMB Mock Examination (Optional)
The Board will also conduct a mock examination in all the accredited CBT centres to prepare and familiarize INTERESTED Candidates with the CBT environment. Interested candidates are advised to indicate their interest in the mock examination during registration provided they register on or before Saturday 24th April, 2021.
The date for MOCK examination shall be from Thursday, 20th May 2021.
Non-JAMB CBT Centres are allowed to collect, through their bank accounts, a separate Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only, for mock exercise from only interested candidate(s) after notification of centre has been received by the candidate(s). The payment for mock examination by the candidate shall be made to the centre to which the candidate is assigned after the notification of assigned centres for the mock examination. No Association or body is permitted to run any mock examination on behalf of JAMB.
DO NOT PAY FOR MOCK UNTIL JAMB ASSIGNS YOU TO A CBT CENTRE. NO ONE SHOULD PATRONISE FRAUDSTERS. ONLY JAMB ACCREDITED CBT CENTRES CAN SERVE AS EXAMINATION CENTRES
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