JAMB 2024 Registration Guidelines And Procedure – Apply

JAMB FORM / JAMB CBT Registration Exercise


This is to inform all interested members of  the public that the sales of the 2024 Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB)  form have finally commenced. Interested persons are expected to apply asap

This article will give you a thorough guide on vital areas pertaining JAMB registration.

Steps On How To Register for 2024 JAMB

v  Each candidate must have personal e-mail address and mobile phone number.
v  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.
v  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. Name, date of birth, personal e-mail address and place of origin are required to create the profile.
v  Payment for JAMB’s E-PIN-registration and the recommended reading text is done at the banks and NIPOST. Banks have also agreed to make these services available at CBT centres and JAMB State Offices.
Each Candidate should visit any accredited CBT centre with his/her personal details, the profile and evidence of payment.
v  The CBT centre or JAMB State Office, supplies, at no extra cost, the prescribed reading text and the CD containing:
a) Step by step guide on completion of the application form.
b) Syllabus (e-syllabus) for the examination.
c) 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)
v  d) e-brochure showing guidelines on admission detailing list of tertiary institutions and available programmes of study.
v  Each Candidate is expected to complete the online application form by supplying the required details such as name, e-mail address, academic qualification, L.G.A., etc.
v  At the CBT centre, Candidate’s ten fingers biometric and image will be captured and uploaded.
v  O’Level and/or A’Level grades are to be provided by candidates. Candidates who are awaiting result should supply the result online as soon as the results are available on JAMB’s portal. No recommendations from any Institution will be considered by JAMB if the candidate has not supplied his/her O/L result on the portal of JAMB.
v  Each Candidate is expected to collect his e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of registration.
There will be no offline registration, as all the accredited CBT centres have been empowered for real life online registration.
NOTE:Candidate should not register at any centre other than the accredited CBT centre and JAMB State office. Any candidate who is registered outside approved centres will be identified and disqualified.

2024 JAMB 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) programmes in Universities, other Degree-Awarding Institutions, Monotechnics, Polytechnics, Innovation, Enterprise Institutes and Colleges of Education 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:
(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 Examination, JUPEB or Institute of Baccalaureate from recognized 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.

2024 JAMB General Information for Candidate

v  The registration fee, once paid is non-refundable.
v  Registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is available at the CBT centres and JAMB Offices Nationwide. The accredited centres have been empowered to assist in this regard.
v  As it is the practice, centres are allowed to charge not more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only as registration fee. Any centre that charges more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) should be reported to JAMB for appropriate sanctions.
v  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 collection all fees. No centre-staff is allowed to conduct cash transaction with the candidates.
v  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.
v  Multiple registrations are not allowed. Candidates who register more than once will be identified and disqualified.
v  Candidates should note that their uploaded image or photograph will be embossed on their result slips and admission letters.
v  Candidates are to note that irrespective of their choice of course of study or method of testing, they will also be tested on a general text: “In Dependence” by Sarah Ladipo Manyika for UTME and “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by A.H. Mohammed for Direct Entry Candidates.
v  Candidates are warned that the Board has not authorized or solicited the services of ANY establishment/group or individual other than the accredited CBT centres for this registration exercise.


Four Mobile Money Operators: Paga, e-Tranzact (PocketMoni), TEASYPay and Packway Projects (Readycash)
Two participating Micro Finance Banks: FUD MFB (Dutse) and Regent MFB (Abuja)
Two online Payment Platforms: SystemSpecs (Remita) and InterSwitch (Quickteller)
POS (Citi-Serve)
ATMs of banks: InterSwitch
USSD (NIBSS & ERCAS) for mobile banking
Nigerian Embassies in Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Buea, Cotonou, Jeddah, Johannesburg and London

Modes/Methods of Payment/Procurement of JAMB E-Pin For Registration


Present Profile Code and pay by cash or card at the bank and the ePIN will be delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

This is available at State Offices of JAMB + CBT Centres, other POS outlets and any CBT Centre that demands it. Present your Jamb Profile Code and pay by card and an
E-Pin is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number.

This is available at CBT Centres and Other Outlets.  Present your Jamb Profile Code and pay by cash, an E-pin is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number.

This is available on all ATM outlets of Participating Banks via the InterSwitch Channel.

Select Bill Payment and then pick JAMB.
Enter your Profile Code and pay. An E-pin is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number


Visit JAMB website: jamb.gov.ng
Click Purchase of 2024 Application Document
Enter your Profile Code
Select payment method (InterSwitch or Remita)
Make payment
E-PIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

Dial *565*6*55019#
Enter Profile Code
Select bank and follow the prompts to complete payment
E-PIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

Procedure For The Eight JAMB Foreign Centres

As announced by the board, registration fee for candidates from the eight foreign countries is $20 or its equivalent in each of the eight countries

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.

I. Candidates are advised to proceed to any of the Jamb accredited CBT centre after successful payment and obtaining the E-pin.to complete his/her registration.
II. Each candidate should visit any accredited CBT centre with his/her personal details, the profile and evidence of payment

Self Help In Case of Loss of Profile Code
To correct a mistake in 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 text message from the same mobile number.


1. If E-PIN is not Received or Lost, send [UTMEPIN] or [DEPIN] to 55019 for UTME or DE respectively from the         unique number.

2. The E-PIN would then be retrieved and delivered on the candidate’s unique number

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