JAMB 2018/19 UTME/ DE REGISTRATION TO COMMENCE 6TH OF DEC. 2017||NAWA4U.COM

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Candidates can now register for Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) form, the procedure and brief details are shown below:
1.1 Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to Tertiary Institutions in
Nigeria for academic session beginning in 2018
2.0 SALE/REGISTRATION PERIOD
2.1 The period of sale/registration for all candidates (UTME/DE) including those from Foreign Countries is from 6 December, 2017 to 6 February, 2018
3.0 GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
3.1 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 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. It is available for download on www.jamb.gov.ng
and on Android Mobile App from the Google Play store
3.2 Direct Entry
Candidates with one of the following qualifications may be considered for admission by Direct Entry:
(a) A minimum of O’Level credit pass in five (5) subjects at not more than two sittings with at
least two prescribed subjects (for each discipline) at Principal or Advanced level. No
subject shall be counted twice at both Ordinary and Advanced Level
(b) Two passes (in prescribed subjects for each discipline) at the Advanced-Level
Examination of IJMB, Cambridge, JUPEB or Institute of Baccalaureate with SSCE/GCE,
NTS/NBC credits equivalents 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. For Education courses,
Education may be accepted as a third A’ Level subject
(d) Minimum of lower credit grade in National Diploma or National Innovation Diploma and
the O’Level requirements
· DE CANDIDATES WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE THEIR JAMB REGISTRATION
NUMBERS WITH WHICH THEY GAINED ADMISSION TO NCE/NID/DIPLOMA AND
PREVIOUS DEGREE PROGRAMMES.
· QUALIFICATIONS AWARDED BY EXAMINATION BODIES (IJMB, CAMBRIDGE, WAEC,
JUPEB, etc) APPROVED BY NIGERIA SHALL NOT REQUIRE ANY PRIOR JAMB
NUMBER.
4.0 ORDER OF CHOICE OF INSTITUTIONS
st 4.1 Every candidate is to note that the 1 choice can be a College of Education, University, Innovation
Enterprise Institution, Polytechnic/Monotechnic, Nigerian Defence Academy or the Police Academy
5.0 STEPS FOR 2018 REGISTRATION
A. PROFILE REGISTRATION
i. One Cell (mobile) number 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 2018 Application/Examination
ii. 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
iii. A Profile Code of 10 characters is received by the candidate on the same telephone number
B. SELF HELP IN CASE OF MISTAKE/LOSS OF PROFILE CODE
i. 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
ii. To retrieve a lost Profile Code, send [RESEND] to 55019 as text message from the same mobile
number
C. JAMB ePIN SELLING POINTS
The ePIN outlets are:
i. NIPOST and eleven Participating Banks (ACCESS, ECOBANK, FIRSTBANK, FCMB, FIDELITY,
JAIZ, SKYE, STERLING, UNION, UNITY and ZENITH)
ii. Four Mobile Money Operators: Paga, e-Tranzact (PocketMoni), TEASYPay and Packway
Projects (Readycash)
iii. Two participating Micro Finance Banks: FUD MFB (Dutse) and Regent MFB (Abuja)
iv. Two online Payment Platforms: SystemSpecs (Remita) and InterSwitch (Quickteller)
v. POS (Citi-Serve)
vi. ATMs of banks listed in 5C (i) above (InterSwitch)
vii. USSD (NIBSS & ERCAS) for mobile banking
viii. Nigerian Embassies in Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Buea, Cotonou, Jeddah, Johannesburg
and London
D. DUTIES OF PARTICIPATING BANKS/OUTLETS
i. Collect the Profile Code from candidate’s phone
ii. Collect payment and vend ePIN by SMS to candidate’s phone
iii. Facilitate POS Payment, if necessary
iv. Issue Evidence of Payment
v. Collect Centre Service Fees, if requested by the CBT Centre
E. SIX DIFFERENT MODES/METHODS OF PAYMENT/ PROCUREMENT OF ePIN FOR
REGISTRATION (CHOOSE SUITABLE ONE)
i. PAYMENT THROUGH BANKS INCLUDING MICRO FINANCE BANKS
(a) Present Profile Code and pay by cash or card
(b) ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
ii. PAYMENT THROUGH POS
This is available at State Offices of JAMB + CBT Centres, other POS outlets and any CBT
Centre that demands it
(a) Present Profile Code and pay by card
(b) ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
iii. PAYMENT THROUGH MOBILE MONEY OPERATORS
This is available at CBT Centres and Other Outlets
(a) Present Profile Code and pay by cash
(b) ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
iv. PAYMENT USING ATM
This is available on all ATM outlets of Participating Banks listed in 5C(I) (InterSwitch
Channel)
(a) Select Bill Payment and then pick JAMB
(b) Enter Profile Code and pay
(c) ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
v. ONLINE PAYMENT ON JAMB PORTAL
(a) Visit JAMB website: www.jamb.gov.ng
(b) Click Purchase of 2018 Application Document
(c) Enter your Profile Code
(d) Select payment method (InterSwitch or Remita)
(e) Make payment
(f) ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
vi. PAYMENTS USING USSD (NIBSS/ERCAS)
(a) Dial *565*6*55019#
(b) Enter Profile Code
(c) Select bank and follow the prompts to complete payment
(d) ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
vii. Procedure for the eight foreign centres only is as follows:
(a) Registration fee for candidates from the eight foreign countries is $20 or its equivalent in
each of the eight countries
(b) 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
F. HOW TO RECOVER LOST ePIN AFTER PAYMENT
I. If ePIN is not Received or Lost, send [UTMEPIN] or [DEPIN] to 55019 for UTME or DE
respectively from the unique number
ii. The ePIN would then be retrieved and delivered on the candidate’s unique number
AFTER SUCCESSFUL PAYMENT AND OBTAINING ePIN, CANDIDATE SHOULD PROCEED
TO ANY OF THE JAMB ACCREDITED CBT CENTRES TO COMPLETE HIS/HER
REGISTRATION
G. REGISTRATION CENTRES
I. In line with the Board’s regulated registration exercise, only the accredited Computer Based
Test Centres and JAMB Offices will be allowed to register candidates
ii. Each candidate should visit any accredited CBT centre (the list of accredited centres is on our
website (www.jamb.gov.ng), with his/her personal details, the profile and evidence of
payment
H. REGISTRATION PROCESS AT CBT CENTRES:
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:
i. Pay NOT more than N700 as Service Charge to the CBT Centre
ii. Provide Biodata including Date of Birth, Nationality, State of Origin, Local Government,
Gender, e-mail address, among others
iii. Provide choice of institutions and programmes (disciplines)
iv. Provide qualification with grades and dates, if not awaiting result
v. Upload relevant certificates, if not awaiting result
vi. 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
vii. Supply JAMB registration number for previous institutional certificates for DE only
viii. Provide UTME subjects and choice of examination town(s) for
(a) Mock examination (optional)
(b) Examination for UTME (actual examination)
ix. Do picture capture (no scanning of passport photograph)
x. Do Biometric enrolment (ten fingers)
xi. Review entries and confirm correctness
xii. Print Registration Slip USING BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION
xiii. Collect, at no other cost, the reading text and CD
xiv. Each Candidate is to collect his/her e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of
registration
xv. 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
6.0 DATES AND VENUE FOR UNIFIED TERTIARY MATRICULATION EXAMINATION
th th 6.1 The 2018 CBT EXAMINATION will commence on Friday 9 March and end on 17 March,
2018
6.2 The venue of the examination will be at any centre in the candidate’s chosen examination town(s)
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
7.0 REGISTRATION FEE/PROCUREMENT OF REGISTRATION ePINs
7.1 Registration Fee is Five Thousand (N5,000) Naira Only. Additional Five Hundred (N500) Naira Only is
paid to obtain the reading text “IN DEPENDENCE” for UTME Candidates and “The Last Days
at Forcados High School” for DE Candidates and $20 for Candidates from the eight foreign
centres
7.2 A CD containing JAMB eSyllabus, eBrochure and other vital materials is also given free
7.3 Candidates should note that ePINS purchased are tied to individual profile and are not transferable
7.4 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
8.0 OPTIONAL MOCK-EXAMINATION
8.1 As was done last year, the Board will also conduct 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 registration provided
st it is on or before 31 December, 2017
nd th 8.2 The MOCK examination shall commence from Monday 22 to Wednesday 24 January, 2018.
8.3 The CBT Centres are allowed to collect, through their bank accounts, a separate Seven Hundred
Naira (₦700) only, for this exercise from only interested candidate after notification of centre has
been received by the candidate. The payment for mock examination by the candidate shall be made
to the centre to which the candidate is assigned after the notification of assigned centres for the
mock examination. No Association or body is permitted to run any mock examination on behalf of
JAMB.

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