JAMB Registration Form 2020 {Instructions & Guidelines}

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JAMB Registration Form 2020 {Instructions & Guidelines; The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Registration Form is on sale. Candidates are advised to visit only  JAMB accredited centres. for registration activities. No Cyber café or computer centers other than the ones published by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) should be patronized, this is to ensure safety of candidates.  Download JAMB CBT Practice Software from Here to get high score in the forthcoming examination.

All Direct entry candidates are advised to check (2020 JAMB Direct Entry Form Application Details) to know how they can obtain JAMB DE Registration form and register.

JAMB Registration Form Time frame:

According to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board,(JAMB), all candidates as well as those registering in foreign countries are to register for the examination between 13th January, 2020 and 17th February, 2020. 

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CHOICE OF INSTITUTION

Candidates can decide either to make their first choice of institution a College of Education

Innovative Enterprise Institutes 

polytechnics/Monotechnics

NDA (Nigerian Defence Academy)

Nigeria Police Academy.

 

Requirements for the 2020 JAMB UTME General Entry.

The 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.Further Details are available in the eBrochure which would be made available to each Candidate at the accredited CBT centers and JAMB State-Offices.

Date and Venue of the 2020 JAMB UTME.

JAMB UTME Examination commences on Saturday 14th March and end on Saturday 4th April, 2020.

The venue of the examination will be chosen by the candidates. Hence, candidates are advised to register on time to avoid unavailable space in their home town.

Steps On How to Obtain 2020 JAMB Form And Instructions.

  • Jamb 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 at the Registration centre
  • Candidates should note that ePINS purchased are not Transferable it is tied to individual profile
  • All Candidates on no occasion should share their security details, such as registration numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, email addresses and ePINs.

A. PROFILE REGISTRATION

  1. One Candidate One Cell Number. This cell phone number will be tied to the candidates profile as it wioll be used for the necessary communication such as text message prior to his/her JAMB Application. This Cell phone number is very important and should be an active phone number.
  2. Candidates Full name is sent via text message (SMS) to 55019. This is expected to be a maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all to 55019 e.g Umoh Unyime Enefiok. N/B Surname and first name are mandatory
  3. The Candidate is expected to receive a Profile Code of 10 characters through the given cell phone number.
  4. Candidate then presents the profile code to the point of procurement of form (Banks, MMOs, MFBs, Switches, USSD Partners). The form- ePIN is then sent as text message to the candidate
  5. Candidates presents the ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for registration

B. ASSISTANCE IN THE CASES OF ERRORS OR LOSS OF PROFILE CODE. 

  1. In the case of mistake in the candidates name. It is advised to send the [CORRECT Surname First-Name Middle-Name] to 55019 via text message from the same mobile number
  2. If Profile Code is being lost it is advised to send [RESEND] to 55019 via text message from the same mobile number
  3. In the case of lost profile Password Candidates can retrieve it by sending [password] space [email address] to 55019  Via text message from the same mobile number

(FREE COMPLAINT) TICKETING: Candidates can create a support ticket at (support.jamb.gov.ng) with his/her email address registered on the Board’s site For ALL complaints on JAMB processes. The candidate is advised to supply his/her name, phone number and the nature of complaint, select a complaint area and then summarize the nature of complaint.  Other documents cn be attached if available.

C. JAMB ePIN SELLING POINTS The ePIN outlets:

  1. NIPOST and eleven Participating Banks (ACCESS, FCMB, FIDELITY, FIRSTBANK, JAIZ, Polaris, Stanbic IBTC, STERLING, UNION and UNITY)
  2. Mobile Money Operators: Paga, e-Transact, Pocket Moni, TEASYPay, Packway Projects (Readycash) and Xpress payment solutions
  3. Participating Micro Finance Banks: Trust MFB, Zazzau MFB, Obeledun MFB and Regent MFB
  4. Online Payment Platforms: System Specs (Remita),InterSwitch (Quickteller) Upper-link, e-Transact and United Payment Services (UPS)
  5. Cooperative Society: JAMB Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society
  6. Others: Unique ICT, Digital Partners Network
  7. POS (Citi-Serve)
  8. ATMs of banks listed in (1) above (InterSwitch)
  9. USSD (ERCAS) for mobile banking
  10. Nigerian Embassies in Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Beau, Cotonou, Jeddah, Johannesburg, and London

D. DUTIES OF PARTICIPATING BANKS/OUTLETS

  1. Collect Profile Code from  the candidate’s phone
  2. Collect payment and vend ePIN by SMS to candidate’s phone
  3. Facilitate POS Payment, (if necessary)
  4. Issue the Evidence of Payment
  5. Collect Centre Service Fees, if requested by the CBT Centre
  6. ePIN is to be delivered electronically to candidates and not to be handwritten

E. SIX DIFFERENT METHODS OF PAYMENT/ PROCUREMENT OF ePIN FOR REGISTRATION

  1. PAYMENT THROUGH BANKS AS WELL MICRO FINANCE BANKS
    • Present Profile Code you can pay in cash or you can use card
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s cell phone number
  2. PAYMENT THROUGH POS – This is available at State Offices of JAMB + CBT Centres, other POS outlets and any CBT Centre
    • Present Profile Code and pay by card
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s cell phone number
  3. 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 cell phone number
  4. 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 cell phone number
  5. ONLINE PAYMENT ON JAMB PORTAL
    • Go to JAMB website: jamb.gov.ng
    • Click on Purchase of 2020 Application Document
    • Enter in your Profile Code
    • Select payment method (InterSwitch or Remita)
    • Make payment
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s cell number
  6. PAYMENTS USING USSD (ERCAS)
    • Dial *565*6*55019#
    • Enter Profile Code
    • Select bank and follow the prompts to complete payment
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s cell phone number

F. HOW TO RECOVER LOST ePIN AFTER PAYMENT

  1. If ePIN is not Received or Lost, send [UTMEPIN] or [DEPIN] to 55019 for UTME or DE from the candidates cell phone number
  2. The ePIN would then be retrieved and delivered on the candidate’s cell phone number

NOTE; when payment is made successfully an dpin is obtained, candidates are advised to proseed to any JAMB accredited CBT Centres to complete his/her registration. 

G. REGISTRATION PROCESS AT VARIOUS CBT CENTRES:

For complete Registration, candidates presents the ePIN at any JAMB Accredited CBT Centre of your choice.

Candidates are to:

  1. Only N700 is paid as Service Charge to the CBT Centre
  2. Create Biodata including Date of Birth, Nationality, State of Origin, Local Government, Gender, e-mail address, among others
  3. Select choice of institutions and programmes.
  4. supply qualification with grades and dates, if not awaiting result
  5. Upload you relevant certificates, if not awaiting result
  6. O/L and or A/L grades are to be provided by candidates. Candidates with awaiting results should supply the results online as soon as they are available on JAMB’s portal.
  7. Supply your JAMB registration number for previous institutional certificates for DE only
  8. Provide UTME subjects and choice of examination town(s) for
    • Mock examination (this optional)
    • Examination for UTME
  9. Do picture capture (no scanning of passport photograph)
  10. Do Biometric enrolment (ten fingers)
  11. Review entries and confirm correctness
  12. Print Registration Slip USING BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION
  13. Collect the reading text and CD
  14. Candidate is to collect his/her e-slip at the end of registration
  15. All Registration is done online, as all the accredited CBT centres have been empowered for real time online registration.

H. GENERAL INFORMATION

  1. Candidates must register their profiles through text messages before proceeding to buy the ePIN
  2. The registration fee is non-refundable
  3. 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
  4. 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 all the candidates
  5. 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
  6. Multiple registrations are not Candidates who register more than once will be identified and disqualified
  7. Candidates should note that they are required to be present and take live photograph which will be embossed on their result slips and admission letters. No scanned/stapled passport photograph is allowed
  8. 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
  9. Candidates/Officials would not be allowed to enter into the examination centre with wristwatch, Phone, electronic device, or any pen/biro. Only common pencil is allowed

Candidates are warned that only JAMB accredited CBT centres should be used for this exercise

Steps on How to Apply for 2020 JAMB UTME in Foreign Countries.

  • Registration fee for candidates from the eight foreign countries is $20
  • 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.

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