2017 JAMB Form is Out – Registration Procedure & Guide (UTME & DE)

We are glad to inform the general public and all the interested candidates that the Sale of 2017 JAMB Form will commence on Monday 20th March, 2017.

The management of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is using this medium to invites application from suitable qualified candidates for admission tertiary institutions in Nigeria for the 2017/2018 academic session.

2017 JAMB Form Registration Fee

Registration fee for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination or Direct Entry is Five Thousand Naira (₦5,000) Candidates are also, as usual, to pay Five Hundred Naira (₦500) only to obtain the reading text- ‘In Dependence’ for UTME candidates and ‘‘The Last Days at Forcados High School’‘ for Direct Entry 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.

2017 JAMB UTME Registration Period

  • The period of sale/registration for UTME is from Monday 20th March to Wednesday 19th April 2017 while registration closes on Saturday 22nd April 2017
  • For DIRECT ENTRY, the application will be on sale from Sunday 23rdApril, 2017

Date and Venue

  • The 2016 CBT will commence on 6th May 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 the candidates’ chosen town during on-line registration.

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Order Of Choice Of Institutions

On the 2017 registration platform, Candidates are to note that their 1st choice can be a College of Education, University, Innovation Enterprise Institutes, Polytechnics/Monotechnics, NDA (Nigeria Defence Academy) or Nigeria Police Academy.

How to Apply for 2017 JAMB (UTME – DE)

Registration General Instructions

  1. Each candidate must have personal e-mail address and mobile phone number.
  2. 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.
  3. 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. Name. date of birth, personal e-mail address and place of origin are required to create the profile.
  4. 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.
  5. 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 profileand evidence of payment.
  6. The CBT centre or JAMB State Office, supplies, at no extra cost, the prescribed reading text and the CD containing:
    1. e-brochure showing guidelines on admission detailing list of tertiary institutions and available programmes of study.
    2. Syllabus (e-syllabus) for the examination.
    3. Step by step guide on completing the application form.
    4. 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)
  7. Each Candidate is to complete the online application form by supplying the required details such as name, e-mail address, L.G.A., academic qualifications, etc.
  8. At the CBT centre, Candidate’s ten fingers biometric and image will be captured and uploaded.
  9. O/L and/or A/L 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 Dortal of JAMB.
  10. Each Candidate is 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. No candidate should 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.

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.

DIRECT ENTRY:

  • 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 recognized 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

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.

General Information

  • The registration fee, once paid is non-refundable.
  • Registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is available at the CBT centres and JAMB Offices The accredited centres have been empowered to assist in this regard.
  • As it is the practice, centres are allowed to charge not more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only as registration Any centre that charges more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) should be reported to JAMB for appropriate sanctions.
  • All CBT centres have been mandated to select any of the participating These banks are to be presentin their premises for the purposes of collecting all fees. No centre-staff is allowed to conduct cash transaction 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 their uploaded image or photograph will be embossed on their result slips and admission
  • 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 H. Mohammed for Direct Entry Candidates.
  • Candidates are warned that the Board has not authorised or solicited the services of ANY establishment/group or individual other than the accredited CBT centres for this registration exercise.

 

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