The Joint Admission and Matriculations Board also known as JAMB was established in 1978 which was set up majorly for conducting of entrance examinations into Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education in Nigeria. JAMB application form is made available every year for candidates who meet the entry requirements into the various tertiary institutions. Yearly, more than 1.7million Nigerians sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) which makes the form the most sought after by students (working and non-working class)
In this post, we will be discussing everything about JAMB admission form for 2023/2024 academic session, how to apply for JAMB admission form online via JAMB’s portal, the cost of JAMB’s admission form, how to apply for JAMB registration form as a Nigerian or international candidate and the closing date for submission of all completed JAMB forms for both UTME and DE candidates for 2023/2024 academic session.
I will break the process of applying for JAMB admission form in a coordinated manner for ease of understanding most especially for first time applicants. However, applicants that have previously registered and participated in the previous UTME but did not pass can equally gain form this information being posted here.
JAMB 2023/2024 registration form registration procedure for UTME and DE candidates is not different from the previous sessions except some slight changes which in most cases do not even surface. Before going into details as regards JAMB registration form for 2023/2024
year] academic session, we shall be looking at the most frequently asked questions about JAMB registration forms by past and present applicants. Listing and answering these FAQs would greatly assist applicants who must have had similar questions about JAMB registration forms in mind before now.
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Below are the list of FAQ on JAMB’s admission forms;
- Is JAMB admission form out?
- How much is JAMB registration form for 2023?
- When will JAMB’s Direct Entry forms be out?
- Please when is the sale of JAMB form commencing?
- How to know when JAMB registration is on progress?
- Please when is JAMB admission form going to be out for 2023?
- When will JAMB exams commence?
- What is a JAMB slip?
- How can I register for the 2023/2024 JAMB?
- Where to obtain JAMB form?
- Will there be any make up test for candidates that miss the 2023/2024 UTME?
|FAQs on JAMB Registration Form||Answers To FAQs on JAMB Registration forms|
|Is JAMB registration form out?||JAMB registration form for 2023/2024 academic session which was scheduled to be on sale from the 12th of February, 2023 has been postponed to 19th February 2023.|
|How much is JAMB registration form for 2023/2024?||The cost of JAMB registration form for 2023/2024 is Four thousand-seven hundred naira only (₦4,700:00).|
|When will JAMB’s Direct Entry form be out?||Sale of DE form for the 2023/2024 academic session will commence on Monday 20th February 2023 and close on Thursday 20th April, 2023.|
|Please when is the sale of JAMB UTME registration form commencing?||Saturday 14th January 2023 for UTME candidates and close Tuesday 14th February 2023.|
|How to know when JAMB registration is on progress?||Visit jamb.gov.ng to register or use the new JAMB USSD code to create your profile and start with your registration.|
|When is JAMB Slip||JAMB slip is the document that contains candidates schedule for the examination: date, time and centre as well as other necessary information about the examination.|
|Where can I register for the 2023/2024 JAMB?||JAMB form registration procedure has been clearly described below. Follow the step by step guide to apply for the 2023/2024 UTME/DE registration form.|
|Where to obtain JAMB registration form.||You are to visit jamb.gov.ng to obtain the 2023 UTME form.|
|When will JAMB form for direct entry applicants be out?||The board releases both UTME and DE forms together.|
|What to carry to your examination centre?||Since UTME is now CBT, you are to carry along to the centre your JAMB slip and maybe any form of identification.|
|Will there be any make up UTME for candidates that miss the UTME?||No!|
The above are the most frequently asked questions on JAMB registration forms and the best possible answers. Go through them carefully and you can never be wrong with your application.
Now in details, JAMB’s admission form comes out every academic session and oftentimes, candidate are in a haste to apply without waiting to confirm if you are eligible to apply or obtain the form which is the reason most get stuck in the middle of the registration process.
Before applying for JAMB form you must meet the following requirements and eligibility criteria as listed below;
- Correct O’level Requirements for your proposed course
- JAMB’s Age Requirement
- JAMB’s minimum cut off mark
Correct O’Level Requirement
Upon release of JAMB registration forms, many applicants just jump at it without confirming if their preferred choice of institution accepts AR (Awaiting Results). Let it be clear to you now, you must have the complete O’level result of 5 credit passes which ideally must include mathematics and English language plus any other 3 relevant subjects as it relates to your course of study. Check HERE for list of JAMB approved courses and their correct subject combination.
JAMB Age Requirement
Yes there is an age limit for admission into the tertiary institutions. Ideally you are supposed to be up to 18 years and above to before you can be admitted into any higher institution in Nigeria but times have changed. If you are 16 years and above, you can gain admission into JAMB. However some departments would require you are up to 18 years of age at least.
Courses Offered In JAMB
You must confirm the courses offered in your choice of institution before applying for JAMB form. This is supposed to be done when you are registering for JAMB and not after your UTME registration. However if you have already made this mistake you will have to purchase a change of course and institution form and follow the procedure required to change your course and institution and you are good to participate in examination.
Having taken cognizance of the above, it is time to purchase and register for JAMB form for 2023/2024 academic session. I have broken down the step by step procedures required to successfully register for JAMB admission form below. You can as well start your application process via the links provided as soon as the portal is made available for post UTME and DE eligible candidates.
How to Apply for JAMB Registration Form 2023/2024 Session
To register for JAMB, please note that the following fees will be paid which comprises of JAMB form, CBT test fee and the text book also known as brochure.
- Actual cost of JAMB registration form for 2023/2024 – N3,500
- JAMB CBT registration fee for 2023/2024 – N700
- JAMB textbook (Brochure) fee – N500
- GRAND TOTAL ——————— N4700:00
Now to start your online application, please go to following the steps outlined below
You are to make available, your ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for completion of registration. Ensure you use your name in the same manner it appears in all your documents when apply for your UTME registration form. Your name of the candidate as typed by you on your phone when registering the proﬁle comes up automatically upon entering your e-PIN during registration in the CBT centre closest to you.
You are to take note of the following steps to successfully apply for the 2023/2024 UTME and DE registration form.
Step 1 – Pay only seven hundred naira N700 as Service Charge in your CBT centre during registration.
Step 2 – Provide your correct data which included your Date of Birth, Nationality, State of Origin, Local Government, Gender, e-mail address, among others during registration.
Step 3 – Ensure you make available, your preferred choice of institutions and programmes (courses)
Step 4 – Ensure you indicate AR (Awaiting Result) if you do not have your complete O’level result. If otherwise, input your correct subjects and grades.
Step 5 – You are to provide your O’Level and or Advanced Level grades.
Step 6 – If you are a candidates with awaiting results, you are still eligible to apply on the grounds that you will make available, your SSCE results online and upload to JAMB portal once they are ready.
Step 7 – For DE Candidates Only – Enter your JAMB registration number for previous institutional certiﬁcates during registration.
Step 8 – Provide UTME subjects and choice of examination town(s) for
- Mock examination (optional)
- Examination for UTME (actual examination)
Step 9 – Do picture capture (no scanning of passport photograph)
Step 10 – Do Biometric enrolment (ten ﬁngers)
Step 11 – Before submission of your form, you are to ensure you read through, your entries and conﬁrm its accuracy.
Step 12 – Print your Registration Slip USING BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION after submission
Step 14 – You are to collect your e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of your UTME registration.
- All candidates must mandatorily register their proﬁles through text messages as illustrated above before proceeding to buy the ePIN.
- JAMB registration form fee is non-refundable.
- JAMB approved CBT centres near you have been mandated to choose from any of the participating banks, MMOs, MFBs, during registration of candidates. The selected ﬁnancial institutions are to be present at the CBT centres for the purpose of collection as because all non-CBT centre staff will be allowed to conduct direct cash transaction with the candidates.
- You are advised to read and understand the guidelines on admission and instructions on how to complete JAMB registration form online prior to the actual registration to avoid making mistakes that could jeopardize your chances of successfully completing your form online.
- If you register more than once for any reason whatsoever, your application will be automatically disqualified.
- You must physically be available to snap live photographs that will be embossed on your result slips and admission letters as scanned/stapled passport photograph will not be accepted.
- Please 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.
- Electronic gadgets of any sort will not be allowed into the examination hall.
How to Apply for The 2023/2024 JAMB Form From Outside Nigeria (Foreign Residents)
Step 1 – To apply for JAMB as either a Nigerian living outside the shores of the country or foreigner, the requires that you pay the JAMB Registration fee of $20 or its equivalent.
Step 2 – You 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.
Be informed that all UTME and Direct Entry candidates are required to visit JAMB accredited CBT centres to upload your O’level/A’level results on their JAMB profile.
JAMB REGISTRATION FORM CLOSING DATE
JAMB UTME & DE registration form has been scheduled to commence on Saturday 14th January 2023 for UTME candidates and close Tuesday 14th February 2023. While sale of DE form for the 2023/2024 academic session will commence on Monday 20th February 2023 and close on Thursday 20th April, 2023.
UTME & DE EXAMINATION DATE
- The board has announced that the optional mock examination has been scheduled to commence on Thursday 16th March , 2023.
- The 2023/2024 UTME & DE shall commence on the 29th April to Monday, 12th May, 2023.
Hope this is well understood? if you have any question as regards the 2023/2024 JAMB registration form and how to apply, kindly reach out to us via the comment box below and we shall respond accordingly.
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