The 2017 JAMB registration procedure for UTME and Direct Entry candidates have been released. They are as simple as it could be. The application procedure is very simple and only requires that you buy the Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination e-PIN for registration.
Next, you just have to go to any approved JAMB Computer-based registration center to start your registration. The following is the step-by-step guide to help aspiring JAMB UTME and DE candidates complete their registration hitch-free.
How To Register/Apply for JAMB UTME/DE 2017 Online
The following are the steps for 2017 JAMB registration that all candidates are expected to follow.
i. Each candidate must have personal e-mail address and mobile phone number.
ii. Each candidate is to use his/her functional and valid personal e-mail address. The system would reject at the point of registration any already used e-mail address.
iii. Each candidate must personally create a JAMB profile on the JAMB portal through JAMB Mobile App available on Android, Windows and iOS platforms OR visit a Bank, NIPOST to create his/her JAMB profile on the JAMB portal: www.jamb.org.ng.
Name, date of birth, personal e-mail address and place of origin are required to create the profile. (Start Registration by creating Profile with JAMB Registration App by Sidmach 2017)
iv. Then payment for JAMB’s E-PIN-registration and the recommended reading text is to be done at the banks and NIPOST. Banks have also agreed to make these services available at CBT centres and JAMB State Offices.
v. Each Candidate should visit any accredited CBT centre (the list of accredited CBT centres are on our website i.e. www.jamb.gov.ng) with his/her personal details, the profile and evidence of payment.
vi. The CBT centre or JAMB State Office, supplies, at no extra cost, the prescribed reading text and the CD containing:
a) e-brochure showing guidelines on admission detailing list of tertiary institutions and available programmes of study.
b) Syllabus (e-syllabus) for the examination.
c) Step by step guide on comple ng the applica on form.
d) A video messages from the Registrar of JAMB and a demo on how to use eight (8) keys for UTME examination without mouse. (For candidates with little familiarity with Computers).
vii. Each Candidate is to complete the online applica on form by supplying the required details such as name, e-mail address, L.G.A., academic qualifica ons, etc.
viii. At the CBT centre, Candidate’s ten fingers biometric and image will be captured and uploaded.
ix. O/L and/or A/L grades are to be provided by candidates. Candidates who are awai ng result should supply the result online as soon as the results are available on JAMB’S portal. No recommenda ons from any Ins tu on will be considered by JAMB if the candidate has not supplied his/her O/L result on the portal of JAMB.
x. Each Candidate is to collect his e-slip at the end of registra on as evidence of registra on.
There will be no offline registration, as all the accredited CBT centres have been empowered for real life online registration. No candidate should register at any centre other than the accredited JAMB CBT centers and JAMB State office. Any candidate who is registered outside approved centres will be identified and disqualified.
Those are the main steps to register for JAMB online made into a comprehensive procedure.
General Entry Requirements for UTME Candidates:
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 Institutes and Colleges of Educa on are available in the e-Brochure which would be given to each Candidate at the accredited CBT centres and JAMB state offices.
Candidates with one of the following qualifications may be considered for admission by Direct Entry (DE Requirements):
(a) A minimum of five (5) GCE/WASCE credits at not more than two sittings with at least two Principal or Advanced level G.C.E. and the others.
(b) Two passes at the IJMB Advanced Level Examination, Cambridge moderated Schools of Basic Studies Terminal Examina on, JUPEB or Institute of Baccalaureate from recognised institutions with SSCE/GCE, NTS/NBC credits equivalent in three other subjects (SUBJECT TO UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS).
(c) Passes in two major subjects in the NCE with S.S.C.E., NTC/NBC credits or equivalents in THREE other subjects (mainly for Education Courses) and ND. Education may be accepted as a third A’ Level subject for those taking courses in Education.
(d) Minimum of lower credit grade in National Diploma or National Innovation Diploma including the O’Level requirements.
(e) Candidates are to note that they will be required to provide their JAMB registration number which they used in gaining admission to NCE, Diploma etc for Direct Entry admission.
Banks to buy 2017 JAMB Form (e-PIN) from?
Candidates can go to all commercial Banks and NIPOST offices nationwide to ask for the JAMB Registration e-PIN. The total cost is N5, 500.
All CBT centres have been mandated to select any of the participating banks. These banks are to be present in their premises for the purposes of collecting all fees. No centre-staff is allowed to conduct cash transaction with the candidates. So, you don’t have to go to banks.
Order of JAMB Choice of Institutions
On the 2017 registra on 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. There is no rule stating that your first choice must be a University.
Please read more details about JAMB Registration here. You will get information on starting and closing date for sales of form, portal closing date, exam dates and more.
Important Notes to Candidates:
Candidates should note that e-PINS being purchased are tied to individual profile and are not transferable. Candidates are advised to keep as confidential their security details such as registration numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, e-mail addresses and E-Pins.
The Board will mount a mock examination in all the accredited CBT centres to prepare and familiarise INTERESTED Candidates with the CBT environment. Interested candidates are advised to indicate their interest in the mock examination during the registration process.