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Ultimate JAMB Registration Procedure

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All interested candidates that wish to apply for this year’s JAMB exam should kindly follow this JAMB registration procedure to register for the Exam.

We actually understand that the JAMB registration process may be complicated to some candidates and they may want assistance and that is why these JAMB registration procedure guidelines are made available for you. So, kindly take note of the steps below to avoid making any mistake which many other candidates often make during JAMB Registration. The step by step JAMB registration procedure for a successful Registration without any mistake is outlined below;

 

First Step: Creating Of JAMB Profile:

The First JAMB registration procedure is the creation of the JAMB profile. You need to create your JAMB profile before you can be able to register for JAMB. The simplest method of Creating your JAMB profile is to Send your Fullname in the sequence of “Surname, Firstname, and Middle Name” as SMS to 55019. Note: This SMS should not be more than 38 characters plus 2 spaces between names which will be a total of 40 characters.

For Example,  Samuel Mary Stephen (Where Samuel is the candidate’s Surname, Mary as the first name and Stephen as the Middle name). On successful delivery of the SMS, a JAMB Profile Code of 10 characters will be sent to you on the same phone number.

Note that only one phone number can only be used by a candidate and the mobile phone number used will be attached to the Candidate’s profile. Also, know that it is this same number that will be used for further communication to you throughout your JAMB Process even till you gain admission. So make sure you use a valid phone number

 

How To Obtain JAMB Form

After the JAMB Profile Creation, the next step is to obtain the JAMB form. But in this case, candidates are not to obtain any form but an ePIN. The JAMB ePIN is a Unique PIN for each JAMB Candidate’s Registration. This PIN is to be obtained by All JAMB Candidates at the sum of Three Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (N3,500) for Nigerian candidates, and $20 USD (U.S dollars) for Foreign Candidates. Price may change!!!

There are six methods by which you can make your payment to get your JAMB Registration ePIN and below are the 6 Methods and how to go about them.

 

Payment Through Banks:

Candidates who wish to buy their JAMB Registration ePin through this method are to visit any of the banks listed below and present their JAMB profile code and the stipulated amount to the Cashier at the bank for processing. After then, your JAMB registration ePIN will be sent to the Phone number you used for your JAMB Profile. You can make your payment at any of the following Banks:

  • Access Bank.
  • ECOBANK
  • First Bank
  • FCMB.
  • Fidelity.
  • Jaiz, Skye.
  • Sterling Bank.
  • Union Bank
  • Unity Bank
  • Zenith Bank)
  • And Approved Micro Finance Banks Outlets.

 

Payment Through POS

Alternatively, candidates can also make Payment via POS to obtain their ePIN. This option is available at JAMB State Offices and JAMB CBT Registration Centres. Just as the First step, candidates are to present their JAMB profile code and the stipulated amount + service charge to the POS outlet for processing.  After then, your JAMB registration ePIN will be sent to the Phone number you used for your JAMB Profile.

 

Payment Through Mobile Money Vendors

This option is available at JAMB CBT Registration Centres and other Operational Outlets. Candidates are to supply their JAMB profile code and the sum of N3,500 + service charge to the Vendor for processing.  After then, your JAMB registration ePIN will be sent to the Phone number you used for your JAMB Profile.

 

Payment Using ATM

This option is available on ATM outlets of all the Participating Banks that were listed above. All you need to do is to visit any of their ATM Machines and Select “Bill Payment” and then pick JAMB and Enter your JAMB Profile Code, proceed and make your payment. On Successful payment, your JAMB registration ePIN will be sent to the Phone number you used for your JAMB Profile.

 

Online Payment on JAMB Portal

  • Go to JAMB Official website @gov.ng
  • Select “Purchase of Application Document”
  • Type in your JAMB Profile Code
  • Choose a payment method (The available are Remita or InterSwitch)
  • Proceed and make the payment
  • On Successful payment, your JAMB registration ePIN will be sent to the Phone number you used for your JAMB Profile

 

Payment Using USSD CODE

  • Using any Phone, Dial *565*6*55019# and Enter JAMB Profile Code
  • Select the bank you are banking with and follow the screen procedures to complete your payment
  • On Successful payment, your JAMB registration ePIN will be sent to the Phone number you used for your JAMB Profile

Now that you have obtained your JAMB registration ePIN, the next thing is to head straight to the nearest Accredited JAMB CBT Centre to complete your registration.

Jamb Registration Procedure At Cbt Centres:

Now, that you have visited the nearest accredited JAMB CBT Centre to complete your registration, you have to present your JAMB registration ePIN that you paid for at the JAMB CBT Centre to enable them to carry out and complete your registration.

The name you used during your JAMB Profile creation will automatically come up immediately they type in your Registration ePIN and then, you can continue your registration:

Items, details, and Information needed for JAMB Registration Procedure to be successful without issues are:

  • There is a ## registration Service Charge by the CBT Centre
  • You will have to provide details like:
    • Date of Birth
    • Nationality
    • State of Origin
    • Local Government
    • Gender
    • Your e-mail address and others as requested
  • Supply your choice of institutions (First, second, Third and Fourth Choice) and programs (Course)
  • Provide your O’level result Details (WAEC, NECO, GCE, and equivalents) with their grades or Choice (Awaiting result) if you are awaiting results. Candidates who used awaiting results are to upload the results online on the JAMB portal immediately they are available.
  • Provide your JAMB subjects combination, your choice of where you want to write your exam.
  • Indicate whether you will love to write JAMB Mock exam or not (Not Compulsory)
  • Do Your picture capture and Biometric enrolment (ten fingers Verification)
  • Make sure all your supplied details are correct and complete your registration.
  • Print your JAMB Registration Slip and await the reprinting of your Exam Slip to Know your Exam date, time, and Venue.
  • You must be given a JAMB Brochure (In CD) and the recommended JAMB Novel at no cost (Meaning you will not have t pay anything for it because it is part of the payment you made earlier).

 

Final Hints:

If you follow this JAMB registration procedure, you won’t face any issue. No form of offline registration and all registration is to be carried out at JAMB approved and accredited CBT centres only. No candidate should register at any other centre apart from approved JAMB CBT centres and JAMB State-Offices. Any candidate who is registered at any other centre other than the approved JAMB CBT centres nationwide will be identified and disqualified automatically.

Joel Moris
Joel Moris is a senior content developer @ Fatherprada.com with great interest in educational articles and self-help

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