Process for 2023 JAMB registration


i. Every candidate will require the use of a unique phone (mobile) number (SIM) for the process of registration. The unique phone number can be used by one candidate only (Note: This number (SIM) remains your unique identification for all your transactions with the board)
The candidate will send his/her National Identification Number (NIN) by text (SMS) to 55019 or 66019 from his/her personal GSM number e.g write the word “NIN” then space and add your 11 digit NIN Number and send to 55019 or 66019 in this format (NIN 00123456789). 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). Do not use postpaid or special bundle SIM cards, They don’t work unless specially loaded with credit.

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 2023 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

Candidates must PERSONALY 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

Candidates are to:
i. Note that the service charge of N700 hitherto paid to CBT centres for registration (NOT MOCK) is now part of the registration fee as such,candidates are not to pay for registration. During registration, no other payment is required.
ii. Provide choice of institutions and programmes (course of study)
iii. Provide qualification with grades and dates, if not awaiting result
iv. Upload relevant certificates, if not awaiting result (this is applicable for both UTME and Direct Entry (DE) candidates
v. 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)
vi. Supply JAMB registration number for previous institutional certificates for DE only
vii. Provide UTME subjects and choice of examination town(s) for
(a) Mock examination (optional). For mock, candidates will pay the centre on the day of the mock exam.
(b) Examination for UTME (actual examination)
viii. Review entries and confirm correctness
ix. Print Registration Slip USING BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION to confirm valid finger-print (UTME/DE). Note that authentication with your finger print removes blames of error from CBT centres. Candidates are to check before confirming with their finger prints
x. Collect, at no other cost, the reading text and CD

xi. Collect the e-slip after registration as evidence of registration.

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.

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