JAMB Registration News – The JAMB 2017/2018 registration form is out. See the procedure on how to register and the jamb registration requirements here – jamb.org.ng. Here you will see the jamb registration date as well as the jamb form and registration fee.
JAMB Registration form for 2017/2018 CBT is out online at jamb.org.ng. Sales of form now has started and closing date has been announced. 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 specialized institutions are hereby notified.
How To Register/Apply for JAMB UTME/DE 2017 Online
The following are the steps for 2017 JAMB registration that all candidates are expected to follow.
i. Each candidate must have personal e-mail address and mobile phone number.
ii. Each candidate is to use his/her functional and valid personal e-mail address. The system would reject at the point of registration any already used e-mail address.
iii. Each candidate must personally create a JAMB profile on the JAMB portal through JAMB Mobile App available on Android, Windows and iOS platforms OR visit a Bank, NIPOST to create his/her JAMB profile on the JAMB portal: www.jamb.org.ng.
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Name, date of birth, personal e-mail address and place of origin are required to create the profile.
iv. Then payment for JAMB’s E-PIN-registration and the recommended reading text is to be done at the banks and NIPOST. Banks have also agreed to make these services available at CBT centres and JAMB State Offices.
v. Each Candidate should visit any accredited CBT centre (the list of accredited CBT centres are on our website i.e. www.jamb.gov.ng) with his/her personal details, the profile and evidence of payment.
vi. The CBT centre or JAMB State Office, supplies, at no extra cost, the prescribed reading text and the CD containing:
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 comple ng the applica on 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).
vii. Each Candidate is to complete the online applica on form by supplying the required details such as name, e-mail address, L.G.A., academic qualifica ons, etc.
viii. At the CBT centre, Candidate’s ten fingers biometric and image will be captured and uploaded.
ix. O/L and/or A/L grades are to be provided by candidates. Candidates who are awai ng result should supply the result online as soon as the results are available on JAMB’S portal. No recommenda ons from any Ins tu on will be considered by JAMB if the candidate has not supplied his/her O/L result on the portal of JAMB.
x. Each Candidate is to collect his e-slip at the end of registra on as evidence of registra on.
There will be no offline registration, as all the accredited CBT centres have been empowered for real life online registration. No candidate should register at any centre other than the accredited JAMB CBT centers and JAMB State office. Any candidate who is registered outside approved centres will be identified and disqualified.
Those are the main steps to register for JAMB online made into a comprehensive procedure.
General Entry Requirements for UTME Candidates:
The general entry 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 Institutes and Colleges of Educa on are available in the e-Brochure which would be given to each Candidate at the accredited CBT centres and JAMB state offices.
Candidates with one of the following qualifications may be considered for admission by Direct Entry (DE Requirements):
(a) A minimum of five (5) GCE/WASCE credits at not more than two sittings with at least two Principal or Advanced level G.C.E. and the others.
(b) Two passes at the IJMB Advanced Level Examination, Cambridge moderated Schools of Basic Studies Terminal Examina on, JUPEB or Institute of Baccalaureate from recognised institutions with SSCE/GCE, NTS/NBC credits equivalent in three other subjects (SUBJECT TO UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS).
(c) Passes in two major subjects in the NCE with S.S.C.E., NTC/NBC credits or equivalents in THREE other subjects (mainly for Education Courses) and ND. Education may be accepted as a third A’ Level subject for those taking courses in Education.
(d) Minimum of lower credit grade in National Diploma or National Innovation Diploma including the O’Level requirements.
(e) Candidates are to note that they will be required to provide their JAMB registration number which they used in gaining admission to NCE, Diploma etc for Direct Entry admission.
Banks to buy 2017 JAMB Form (e-PIN) from?
Candidates can go to all commercial Banks and NIPOST offices nationwide to ask for the JAMB Registration e-PIN. The total cost is N5, 500.
All CBT centres have been mandated to select any of the participating banks. These banks are to be present in their premises for the purposes of collecting all fees. No centre-staff is allowed to conduct cash transaction with the candidates. So, you don’t have to go to banks.
Order of JAMB Choice of Institutions
On the 2017 registra on platform, Candidates are to note that their 1st choice can be a College of Education, University, Innovative Enterprise Institutes, Polytechnics/Monotechnics, NDA (Nigerian Defence Academy) or Nigeria Police Academy. There is no rule stating that your first choice must be a University.
Important Notes to Candidates:
Candidates should note that e-PINS being purchased are tied to individual profile and are not transferable. Candidates are advised to keep as confidential their security details such as registration numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, e-mail addresses and E-Pins.
The Board will mount a mock examination in all the accredited CBT centres to prepare and familiarise INTERESTED Candidates with the CBT environment. Interested candidates are advised to indicate their interest in the mock examination during the registration process.
JAMB Registration 2017 / 2018 Period (Registration Starting and Closing Date)
Majority of the questions we have been getting have been about when JAMB registration for 2017 will start. Yes, there has been a long delay than usual in the commencement of JAMB registration 2017 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 has started on Monday 20th March, 2017, and scheduled to come to a close on Wednesday 19th April, 2017. Registration portal closes on Saturday 22nd April 2017
JAMB Exam Starting and End Dates, Venues
Exam Starts 6th May, 2017 to 20th May, 2017 (excluding May 12, 2017 because of Candidates sitting for WAEC’s Further Maths Exam). The venue of the examination will be at any centre in the candidate’s chosen examination town.
JAMB UTME Registration Fees For 2017
Another question we have received a lot is about how much candidates are expected to pay to register for JAMB UTME. The 2017/2018 registration fee is ₦5,500 (confirmed).
The JAMB Fee of 5,500 Naira includes Registration fees, Reading text and all other Document (Syllabus and Brochure).
So, now you know how much the scratch card for JAMB registration is (e-PIN), and how much the online registration costs. In addition, candidates are expected to purchase the textbooks, titled “In Dependence” by Sarah Ladipo Manyika for UTME and “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by A.H. Mohammed for Direct Entry Candidates.” As mentioned earlier, it comes at a cost of Five Hundred Naira (₦700.00) only.
Registration centers will collect N700 for registration.
Where can you buy registration scratch cards/form?
We have been informed that the 2017 JAMB registration scratch card (e-PIN) for UTME 2017/2018 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
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.
Your Registration Credentials & Expected Documents – jamb registration requirements
You should go along to the accredited JAMB registration 2017 center near you with your credentials that can be uploaded to the registration portal. Also, after your registration, there are items/documents you are expected to be given. Make sure you collect them before leaving the registration center.
- A soft copy of the current JAMB Syllabus for the examination.
- Admission procedure and requirements of Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria. Also included are the available programmes of study in the institutions.
- If you paid for the book before going to the registration center, show them your receipt and you will also get your own copy of the book.
Accredited JAMB Registration Centers
As said earlier, registration for JAMB UTME 2017/2018 can be done on Jamb website or accredited centers. All interested candidates should note that they can easily access the Board’s website on www.jamb.org.ng 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 2017 JAMB accredited registration centers nationwide.
2017 JAMB Registration Updates Free
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.
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