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Point to Note: Is the JAMB For the 2021 UTME Form Out? No, the 2021/2022 JAMB form isn’t Out yet. Meanwhile, if you wish to be notified immediately once the Form is out; BOOKMARK THIS PAGE AND KEEP CHECKING BACK or You can JOIN OUR FREE EMAIL SUBRCIBERS and you will get notifications via email on the go. However, you can also check below for the Previous UTME Requirements.

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board

What’s New on this page?

This is to inform the general public that the 2021 join Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Form is yet to be out. the form is be made variable to candidates that wish to site for the 2021 UTME both in Nigeria and Foreign countries of the world.

For you to have a secure free registration, we have the complete compiled list of registration centers where you can register, legit entry requirements, the JAMB from Amount, Recommended textbook and Novels, Syllabus and many other details which you will be seeing the full details below

Note: Don’t pay anybody online who is claiming to be any form of agent or supervisor. make sure you head to the registration centers to make your full registration and read up the books and follow the syllabus fully just as JAMB have recommended.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is a Nigerian entrance examination board for tertiary-level institutions. The board conducts entrance examinations for prospective undergraduates into Nigerian tertiary institutions.

What you Need to Know:


Just as we have to disuse on this page, below are a list of things that will be discussed:

  • JAMB Brochure
  • JAMB Syllabus
  • 2021 JAMB Mock Examination Date & Registration Details
  • JAMB Profile Code Generation & Purchase of e-Pin for New & Previously Used Numbers
  • 2021 JAMB UTME Registration Closing Date
  • JAMB Accredited Registration Centre Nearest to You
  • JAMB Subjects Combination for Science, Arts, Commercial & Social Sciences Students
  • Textbooks Recommended for 2021 JAMB UTME: All Subjects
  • Price, Selling Points of 2021 JAMB UTME E-Pin (Scratch Card)
  • Approved Fee to Pay for 2021 UTME Registration.
  • Compulsory Novels to Read for 2021 JAMB UTME General Paper

Just The sale of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Form will commence. Please note that registration can only be performed only by JAMB accredited centers and JAMB State-Offices. For your safety, don’t patronize any Cyber café or computer centers other than the ones published by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

Before you proceed, Download JAMB CBT Practice Software from Here to get a high score in the forthcoming examination.

Don’t forget to BOOKMARK THIS PAGE and always check back often. We will continue to supply you with adequate information to help you have a stress-free registration.

JAMB Form Registration Period and Cost:

Direct entry candidates should check the previous 2020 JAMB Direct Entry Form Application Details and obtain JAMB DE form and register.

Meanwhile, with the below registration guide from the previous year, you will have it in mind with the basic requirements and recommendations from the Official requirements today. Using 2020 Detailed JAMB Requirements and Procedure, Now, you get these straight:


According to JAMB, all candidates, including those registering in foreign countries are to register for the exam between 13th January and 17th February 2020. Note that the sale of JAMB e-Pin Closes on 14th February 2020.


Check the table below for the cost of the JAMB form:

UTME Order of Choice of Institution for Laster Year

On the 2020 registration platform, Candidates are to note that their 1st choice can be a College of Education, University, Innovative Enterprise Institutes, Polytechnics/Monotechnic, NDA (Nigerian Defense Academy), or Nigeria Police Academy.

JAMB UTME General Entry Requirements

The general entry requirements for admission into the First Degree, National Diploma (ND), National Innovation Diploma (NID) and Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) programs in Universities, other degree-awarding Institutions, Monotechnic, Polytechnics, Innovation Enterprise Institutions and Colleges of Education are five (5) O’Level Credit passes including Mathematics and English Language.

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

How to Obtain JAMB Form & General Instructions

Candidates are advised to read the information below carefully to be able to obtain their JAMB UTME form:

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 centers.
A CD containing the JAMB syllabus, eBrochure, and other vital materials is also given free.
Candidates should note that pins purchased are tied to individual profile and are not transferable.

Candidates are advised to keep private and confidential their security details such as registration numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, email addresses, and pins. No center is allowed to request or accept a candidate’s password.


To correct a mistake in the candidate’s name, send the [CORRECT Surname First-Name Middle-Name] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number

To retrieve a lost Profile Code, send [RESEND] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number
Candidates can reset 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

(FREE COMPLAINT) TICKETING: For ALL complaints on JAMB processes, candidates can create a support ticket at ( with his/her email address registered on the Board’s site.

The candidate then provides his/her name, phone number, and the nature of the issue selects a complaint area on a dropdown, and then summarizes the nature of the complaint. He/she may also attach supporting documents (if available) then send them.


NIPOST and eleven Participating Banks (ACCESS, FCMB, FIDELITY, FIRSTBANK, JAIZ, Polaris, Stanbic IBTC, STERLING, UNION, and UNITY)
Mobile Money Operators: Paga, e-Transact, Pocket Moni, TEASYPay, Packway Projects (Readycash), and Xpress payment solutions

Participating Micro Finance Banks: Trust MFB, Zazzau MFB, Obeledun MFB, and Regent MFB

Online Payment Platforms: System Specs (Remita), InterSwitch (Quickteller) Upper-link, e-Transact, and United Payment Services (UPS)

Cooperative Society: JAMB Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society

Others: Unique ICT, Digital Partners Network
POS (Citi-Serve)
ATMs of banks listed in (1) above (InterSwitch)
USSD (ERCAS) for mobile banking
Nigerian Embassies in Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Beau, Cotonou, Jeddah, Johannesburg, and London


Collect the Profile Code from the candidate’s phone
Collect payment and vend ePIN by SMS to candidate’s phone (Not dictating or copying)
Facilitate POS Payment, if necessary
Issue Evidence of Payment
Collect Centre Service Fees, if requested by the CBT Centre
ePIN is to be delivered electronically to candidates and not to be handwritten


The candidate presents the ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for completion of registration. The name of the candidate as typed by the candidate on his/her phone when registering the profile comes up automatically on the input of the e-PIN by the CBT center

Candidates are to:

Pay NOT more than N700 as Service Charge to the CBT Centre

Provide Biodata including Date of Birth, Nationality, State of Origin, Local Government, Gender, e-mail address, among others

Then, Provide a choice of institutions and programs (disciplines)

Provide qualification with grades and dates, if not awaiting result

Upload relevant certificates, if not awaiting result

O/L and or A/L grades are to be provided by candidates. Candidates who are awaiting results should supply the results online 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 supplied his/her result on the portal of JAMB

Supply JAMB registration number for previous institutional certificates for DE only

Provide UTME subjects and choice of examination town(s) for

Mock examination (optional)

Examination for UTME (actual examination)

Do picture capture (no scanning of passport photograph)

Do Biometric enrolment (ten fingers)

Review entries and confirm correctness


Collect, at no other cost, the reading text, and CD

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

There will be no offline registration, as all the accredited CBT centers have been empowered for real-time online registration.

No candidate should register at any center other than the accredited CBT center and JAMB State-Offices. Any candidate who is registered outside approved centers will be identified and disqualified.


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, centers are allowed to charge not more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only as registration Any center that charges more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) should be reported to JAMB for appropriate sanctions

CBT Centres and Candidates

All CBT centers have been mandated to select any of the participating banks, MMOs, MFBs, etc. These financial institutions are to be present at the CBT centers for the purpose of collecting all No CBT center staff is allowed to conduct direct cash transactions 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/Officials would not be allowed to enter into the examination center 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 authorize ANY cyber cafe services or establishments other than the accredited CBT centers for this exercise.

How to Apply for JAMB Form in Foreign Countries

The JAMB Registration fee for candidates from the eight foreign countries is $20 or it’s equivalent in each of the eight countries.

Candidates from the eight foreign countries are to download the Application from the Board’s website ( complete and submit it with the fee at the eight designated centers as indicated on the website.


Here are what you need t know About JAMB today;

The legal instrument establishing the Board was promulgated by the Act (No. 2 of 1978) of the Federal Military Government on 13th February 1978. By August 1988, the Federal Executive Council amended Decree No. 2 of 1978. The amendments have since been codified into Decree No. 33 of 1989, which took effect from 7th December 1989. Decree No. 2 of 1978 (amended by Decree No. 33 of 1989) empowered the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board to:

(a) conduct Matriculation Examination for entry into all Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education (by whatever name called) in Nigeria

(b) appoint Examiners, Moderators, Invigilators, members of the Subject Panels and committees, and other persons with respect to matriculation examinations and any other matters incidental thereto or connected therewith.

(c) place suitably qualified candidates in the tertiary institutions after having taken into account:

(i) the vacancies available in each tertiary institution

(ii) the guidelines approved for each tertiary institution by its proprietors or other competent authorities

(iii) the preference expressed or otherwise indicated by the candidates for certain tertiary institutions and courses

(iv) such other matters as the Board may be directed by the Honorable Minister to consider or the Board itself may consider appropriate in the circumstances.

(d) collate and disseminate information on all matters relating to admissions into tertiary institutions or any other matter relevant to the discharge of functions of the board.

(e) carry out other activities as are necessary or expedient for the full discharge of all or any of the functions conferred on it under or pursuant to this Decree.

Post-Registration e-Facilities

Today Jambe has made it easy for you to proceed with any form of submissions and check on the official e-facility Portal @ However, below is the list of things you can do on the JAMB Official portal:

Print Result Slip

This allows candidates to request for printing of result slip

Admission Letter Printing

This allows candidates to print Admission letters. Only candidates with admission will be able to use this service.

Correction of Data

Candidates can apply for correction of Names, Date of birth, State/Local Government, and Gender. Payment is required for this service.

Confinement of Illegitimate Admission (Without Reg. Number)

Late Application: ₦3,500 and Condonement of Illegitimate Admission: ₦5,000. This requires filling out the form which shall go through the approval process. Registration Number shall be issued upon approval of the Application

Application For Change Admission Letter

Candidates can print their admission letter for their institution/course of choice, which is now different from their course/institution offered initially. A new admission letter can be printed after processing.

Retrieval of Registration Number

Did you forget your Registration Number? Use this service to recover it.

Confinement of Illegitimate Admission (with Reg. Number)

Candidates can print their admission letter for their institution/course of choice, which is now different from their course/institution offered initially. A new admission letter can be printed after processing. You must remember your Reg. Number to use this service

Inter-University Transfer (From Foreign Universities)

This service allows candidates from foreign Institutions to transfer their admission into a Nigerian Institution

Inter-University Transfer (Local within Nigeria)

This service allows candidates to move from one Institution to another within Nigeria

Check Admission Status

This allows candidates to check admission status. This is necessary before going ahead to make payment for Admission Letter Printing. Payment is NOT required for this service.

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