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JAMB Registration 2020/2021 Form Out | Start, Closing Date, Cost

JAMB registration form 2020/2021 will be on sale from January 13 and end on February 17, 2020. The JAMB UTME CBT and Direct Entry (DE) details and general information are not readily available online at We will let you the starting date and closing date for selling JAMB form when the update is available.



LATEST UPDATE: FG Reduces JAMB UTME Registration Fee To N3500.

Is JAMB form finally out?

If you want to know when JAMB registration will start, this is for you.

The Board wishes to inform the general public that the sale of JAMB 2020 application forms would start selling from January 13 to February 17, 2020. Kindly disregard any news stating otherwise.

Below, you will also find some important information that will you help you towards your 2020 JAMB registration.

ALSO SEE: JAMB UTME 2020 Exam Dates and JAMB Mock Exam Date for 2020/2021 (Check)

We will continue to give you updates, so bookmark this page. You can also subscribe to email updates.

About JAMB UTME & Direct Entry Registration 2020/2021

JAMB Registration form for 2020/2021 CBT is out online at Sales of form now has started and JAMB will announce the exact closing date. Here is the guide, requirements and all you need to know that will walk you through the registration process.

All candidates who seek admission into Nigeria’s Federal, State and Private Universities, Federal, State and Private Polytechnics, Colleges of education and other specialised institutions should take note.

ALSO SEE: JAMB CBT Registration Centres Approved for 2020 UTME.

All secondary school leavers who wish to gain admission in the coming 2019/2020 session through Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) should follow the instructions strictly. Below is the majority of information you need to successfully register for JAMB 2019.

JAMB Registration 2017 (CBT) Form

JAMB Registration 2019/2020 Period (Registration Starting and Closing Date)

Majority of the questions we have been getting have been about when JAMB registration for 2020 will start. Yes, there has been a long delay than usual in the commencement of JAMB registration 2020 online for UTME.

A lot of intending applicants are already frustrated by the long wait and would like to know when they can go online to register. Now the information you want is here.

NOTE: Intending JAMB candidates should note that JAMB CBT registration will commence on 13th January, 2020. Registration portal closing date has is February 17, 2020. We will however give you an update when JAMB announces it.


For Direct Entry Candidates, the JAMB application will be on sale from a date that JAMB will announce later.

How Much is JAMB UTME Registration Fees For 2020?

Another question we have received a lot is about how much candidates will pay to register for JAMB UTME. The 2020/2021 registration fee is N3,500.

This is because, on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari approved a reduction in the cost of the Unified Tertiary Examination and Matriculation Examination (UTME) form to N3500.

The JAMB Fee of N3,500 Naira includes Registration fees, Reading text and all other Document (Syllabus and Brochure). The new fee for the exam’s registration form took effect from January 2019.

Where can you buy registration scratch cards/form?

We have been informed that the 2020 JAMB registration scratch card (e-PIN) form for UTME 2020/2021 is now available at designated points and banks nationwide.

Registration forms and cards are now available in the following Banks and NIPOST offices Nationwide. Banks will also have their representatives at JAMB CBT registration centers where candidates can register.

  • Zenith Bank Plc
  • Skye Bank Plc
  • First Bank

After getting e-PIN, start your registration at any accredited JAMB CBT registration center. You will see how to get e-PIN below.

How Do I Register for JAMB 2020 UTME?

You should go along to the accredited JAMB registration 2019 center near you with your credentials that they will upload to the registration portal.

  1. Create your JAMB profile 
  2. A form e-pin would then be sent to the candidate via SMS.
  3. Visit any accredited CBT centers with your personal details.
  4. The candidate is to also present the e-pin at any JAMB accredited CBT centre for registration.

The following is information on how to get accredited JAMB registration centers around you.

Accredited JAMB Registration Centers

As said earlier, registration for JAMB UTME 2018/2019 can be done on Jamb website or accredited centers. All interested candidates should note that they can easily access the Board’s website on for registration using the registration scratch card.

Please take note that Registration for the CBT examination can be done on the website at anytime within the specified registration period through any of the accredited 2020 JAMB registration centers nationwide.

At the end of registration, the CBT centers or JAMB State Office will give you the prescribed reading text and the CD containing the following.

Make sure you collect them before leaving the registration center.

Documents You Are Expected To Collect After JAMB Registration

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 completion of the application 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).

Please note that this will be at no extra cost.

2020 JAMB Registration Guidelines

1. Each Candidate is to complete the online application form by supplying the required details such as name, e-mail address, L.G.A., academic qualification, etc.

2. At the CBT centers, they will capture and upload your ten fingers biometric and image.

3. O/L and/or A/L grades are to be provided by candidates. Candidates who are awaiting result should supply the result online as soon as the results are available on JAMB’s portal.

4. Each Candidate is to collect his e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of registration.

All candidates are to take note that irrespective of their choice of course of study or method of testing, they will also be tested on two general books.

The name of the general books are; “In Dependence” by Sarah Ladipo Manyika for UTME candidates and “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by A.H. Mohammed for Direct Entry candidates.


Before you go ahead, it is good to also know the JAMB cut-off mark for the course you want to choose. This should give you an idea of how much to prepare for the course. Click here to see JAMB Cut-off Marks for all Courses and  Post-UTME Cut-off Marks For 2019/2020 Admission.

When Is JAMB Registration Form Closing Date 2020/2021?

2020 JAMB Registration closing date will be February 17, 2020. That is the deadline for registration, candidates should endeavour to complete their registration before they close the portal.

JAMB may extend the closing date for 2019 UTME registration, but don’t depend on that. In light of this information, please register as soon as you can.

When is JAMB Exam Starting Date and End Dates, Venues for 2020?

Exam Starts in March, 2020 (March 14 and April 4, excluding some dates because of Candidates sitting for WAEC). Those are the new dates for JAMB UTME. The venue of the examination will be at any centre in the candidate’s chosen examination town.

Aspiring JAMB 2020 candidates can check the JAMB Subject Combinations for Different Courses. Know which subjects you will write their exams for the course you want to choose.

2020 JAMB Registration Updates Free

Finally, we will also keep you updated under this headline as more JAMB updates roll in for both UTME and Direct Entry candidates. Stay with us and you will also be the first to hear about it when JAMB Result is released.

When is JAMB Result coming out?

JAMB releases the results of UTME on the same day candidates take the exam. You can check your results on JAMB result checker or via SMS by following the steps on this page.

Meaning of ‘You Do Not Have Any Result Yet’

JAMB releases results in batches, therefore, if you see the ‘You Do Not Have Any Result Yet’ message, you need to check back later. You can read more details here.

RECOMMENDED: JAMB 2020 Online Details [UTME & DE]

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