JAMB UTME Direct Entry Form 2024

How To Obtain JAMB Direct Entry Form

JAMB UTME Direct Entry Form

JAMB/UTME Direct Entry (DE) Form

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JAMB/UTME 2024 Direct Entry Form is currently on sale. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has commenced sale of its 2024 JAMB UTME application forms for candidates in Nigeria and Foreign countries.

JAMB UTME Direct Entry Form 2024

The Sale of the 2024 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB Form has commenced. By this notice, cyber cafés will not be allowed to render services on behalf of JAMB. All candidates are advised to visit ONLY JAMB accredited centres.  The period of sale/registration for all candidates including those from Foreign Countries is from 10th January, 2024 to 21st February, 2024.

2024 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) registration procedures, instructions and everything you need to know is available here. Kindly bookmark this page and always check back often.

NOTE: There will be no sales of JAMB scratch cards for the registration. Continue reading for more details on JAMB UTME Direct Entry Form.

JAMB UTME Eligibility

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 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 centres and JAMB State-Offices.

2024 UTME Order of Choice of Institution

On the 2024 registration 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.

JAMB UTME Date and Venue

The CBT EXAMINATION will commence on Saturday, 16th March and end on Saturday, 23rd March, 2024.

The venue of the examination will be at any centre in the candidate’s chosen examination town(s). Check out list of JAMB Accredited CBT Centres.

NOTE: JAMB does not post any candidate to any examination town (or group of towns) other than the one chosen by the candidate at the point of registration. Candidates are, however, advised to register on time before the available spaces in their town of choice or group of towns are exhausted and therefore no longer available

How to Obtain JAMB Form & General Instructions

  1. 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
  2. A CD containing JAMB eSyllabus, eBrochure and other vital materials is also given free.
  3. Candidates should note that ePINS purchased are tied to individual profile and are not transferable.
  4. Candidates are advised to keep as private and confidential their security details such as registration numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, email addresses and ePINs. No centre is allowed to request for or accept a candidate’s password.


  1. One Cell (mobile) number (SIM) can be used by one candidate only. The Cell phone number used for the text message is automatically tied to the Candidate’s name and will be used in all communications related to his/her 2024 Application, Examination/Admission. NOTE THE SIM-NUMBER USED. IT IS OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE FOR SUBSEQUENT COMMUNICATION
  2.  Candidate sends his/her name [Surname First-Name Middle- Name (if any)] by text (SMS) to 55019. This should be maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all to 55019 e.g Tinubu Adamu Odumegwu. Surname and first name are mandatory.
  3. A Profile Code of 10 characters is received by the candidate on the same telephone (SIM) number
  4. Candidate 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. Candidate presents the ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for registration.


  1. 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
  2. To retrieve a lost Profile Code, send [RESEND] to 55019 as text message from the same mobile number
  3. Candidate 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


For ALL complaints on JAMB processes, candidates can create a support ticket at (support.jamb.gov.ng) with his/her email address registered on the Board’s site. The candidate then provides his/her name, phone number and the nature of issue, select a complaint area on a dropdown and then summarize the nature of complaint. He/she may also attach supporting documents (if available) then send.


  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


  1. Collect the Profile Code from candidate’s phone
  2. Collect payment and vend ePIN by SMS to candidate’s phone (Not dictating or copying)
  3. Facilitate POS Payment, if necessary
  4. Issue 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

Six Different Modes/Methods Of Payment/ Procurement Of Epin For Registration (Choose Suitable One)


    • Present Profile Code and pay by cash or card
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

2) PAYMENT THROUGH POS – This is available at State Offices of JAMB + CBT Centres, other POS outlets and any CBT Centre that demands it

    • Present Profile Code and pay by card
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone 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 unique telephone 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 unique telephone number


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


  • If ePIN is not Received or Lost, send [UTMEPIN] or [DEPIN] to 55019 for UTME or DE respectively from the unique number
  • The ePIN would then be retrieved and delivered on the candidate’s unique number



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 centre

Candidates are to:

  1. Pay NOT more than N700 as Service Charge to the CBT Centre
  2. Provide Biodata including Date of Birth, Nationality, State of Origin, Local Government, Gender, e-mail address, among others
  3. Provide choice of institutions and programmes (disciplines)
  4. Provide qualification with grades and dates, if not awaiting result
  5. Upload relevant certificates, if not awaiting result
  6. 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
  7. Supply JAMB registration number for previous institutional certificates for DE only
  8. Provide UTME subjects and choice of examination town(s) for
  9. Mock examination (optional)
  10. Examination for UTME (actual examination)
  11. Do picture capture (no scanning of passport photograph)
  12. Do Biometric enrolment (ten fingers)
  13. Review entries and confirm correctness
  15. Collect, at no other cost, the reading text and CD
  16. Each Candidate is to collect his/her e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of registration

NOTE: There will be no offline registration, as all the accredited CBT centres have been empowered for real time online registration. No candidate should register at any centre other than the accredited CBT centre and JAMB State-Offices. Any candidate who is registered outside approved centres will be identified and disqualified.

How to Apply for 2024 JAMB UTME in Foreign Countries

  • 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.

Advantage/Benefit Of JAMB Direct Entry

Why Should i obtain JAMB UTME Direct Entry Form?

Purchasing the JAMB Direct Entry form do serve as a major option to:

  • Candidates/applicants who under performed in the regular JAMB exercise.
  • Applicants with awaiting results.
  • Applicants with either first degrees, diplomas or relevant qualification who do not want to start as a fresher but want to gain admission directly into 200level(second year) into a university of their choice.
  • Candidates who could not obtain the regular JAMB/UTME form due to financial and other sundry reasons.

JAMB Direct Entry Registration Requirements

  • A minimum of five (5) GCE/WASCE credits at not more than two sittings with at least two Principal or Advanced level C.E. and the others.
  • Two passes at the IJMB Advanced Level Examination, Cambridge moderated Schools of Basic Studies Terminal Examination, JUPEB or Institute of Baccalaureate from recognised institutions with SSCE/GCE, NTS/NBC credits equivalent in three other subjects (SUBJECT TO UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS).
  • Passes in two major subjects in the NCE with 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.
  • Minimum of lower credit grade in National Diploma or National Innovation Diploma including the O’Level requirements.

How to Apply for JAMB Direct Entry 2024

  • Registration fee for the 2024 Direct Entry is Five Thousand Naira (₦5,000). As usual, candidates are to pay Five Hundred Naira (₦500) only to obtain the reading text- ‘‘The Last Days at Forcados High School’‘.
  • Candidates should note that e-PINS being purchased are tied to individual profile and are not transferable.
  • Applicants are advised to keep as confidential their security details such as registration numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, e-mail addresses and E-Pins.
  • Each candidate must personally create a JAMB profile on the JAMB portal through JAMB Mobile App available on Android, Windows and iOS platforms OR on the JAMB portal: www.jamb.org.ng.
  • Each Applicant is to collect his e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of registration.


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Eligible Institutions For JAMB  Direct Entry

According to JAMB, the following is a list of eligible institution/institution type that JAMB  Direct Entry registration will be open to.

  • First Degree
  • National Diploma (ND)
  • Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) Programmes
  • National Innovation Diploma (NID)
  • Monotechnics
  • Polytechnics
  • Colleges of Education.
  • Innovation Enterprise Institutes
  • Prospective candidates with degrees, diplomas or certificates obtained from any of the institutions outlined above and who meets other specified criteria above can obtain the 2024 JAMB Direct Entry Form.

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