JAMB 2017/2018 Online Registration Start on 20th March | Register Here – www.jamb.org.ng

JAMB 2017/2018 Online Registration Start on 20th March | Register Here – www.jamb.org.ng.

JAMB 2017/2018 Online Registration Start
on 20th March – Have you heard that Jamb 2017 Form is out? Yes, it is. So many
students have bombarded google with the question, is Jamb 2017 registration form out for 2017? As a matter of fact, Jamb registration 2017 has officially started.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria for the 2017/2018 academic session.

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 Jamb application FORM will be on sale from Sunday 23 April, 2017.

JAMB 2017

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. To use an email address that has already been used. Also, do not use another person’s email address.

3. Each candidate must create a JAMB profile on the JAMB portal.

1. 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.

2. Each Candidate should visit any accredited CBT centre with his/her personal details, the profile and evidence of payment.

3. 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

c) Step by step guide on completion of the
application form.

d) A video messages from the Registrar of JAMB and a demo on how to use eight

vii. Each Candidate is to complete the online application form by supplying the required details such as name, e-mail address, L.G.A., academic qualification, etc.

viii. At the CBT centre, Candidate’s ten fingers biometric and image will be captured and uploaded.

1. 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.

2. Each Candidate is to collect his e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of

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.


1. 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.

2. 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


(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
(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.


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


The 2017 UTME will commence on 6 May and end on 20 May, 2017 (excluding May 12, 2017 because of Candidates sitting for WAEC’s Further Mathematics examination).

The venue of the examination will be at any centre in the candidate’s chosen examination town.


Registration fee for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination or Direct Entry is Five Thousand Naira (₦5,000) only. 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 theirsecurity details such as registraton numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, e-mail addresses and EPins.


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.

The CBT Centres are allowed to collect through their (CBT Centres) bank accounts, a separate Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only, for this
exercise after notification of centre has been received by the Candidate.

The payment for mock examination shall be made to the centres to which the candidate is assigned after the notification of assigned centres for the
mock examination.

No Association is permitted to run any
mock examination on behalf of JAMB.
NOTE: Do Not pay for Mock until JAMB assigns you to a CBT centre.
The mock examination shall take place on Saturday 8 April, 2017.


In line with the Board’s regulated registration exercise, only the accredited Computer Based Test Centres and JAMB States and FCT Offices will be allowed to register candidates. This is to avoid
exploitation, off-line registration, mismatch of candidates’ particulars and other registration- irregularities.


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 Nationwide.
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 fee. 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 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 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 allowed. 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 letters.

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.

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.


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