JAMB 2020/2021 Registration Form, Exam date, Form Closing Date, Price And FAQs
The latest JAMB news 2020 on registration can be found on this page.
In case you don’t know, JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede has announced that the registration for the UTME would start on January 13, 2020 and end on February 17, 2020.
LATEST UPDATE ON JAMB REGISTRATION: JAMB has suspended the use of NIN for registration until 2021. You no longer need NIN to register for JAMB 2020.
That leaves prospective candidates with slightly above one month to register for JAMB 2020.
The JAMB UTME date and the JAMB mock exam date for 2020 have also been announced by the JAMB Registrar.
According to JAMB, the 2020/2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Exam (UTME) will hold between March 14, 2020 and April 4, 2020.
The 2020 JAMB mock examination date has been fixed to February 18, 2020.
All these are the latest announcements made by the JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede at a stakeholders’ meeting on Monday in Abuja, where he met with Commissioners for Education from the 36 states.
That’s not all, I am going to tell you everything you need to know about JAMB 2020 including:
- JAMB profile creation
- The new way to register for JAMB
- How to fill JAMB form easily
- Everything you need to know about the examination
- Tips that I used to score 337 in JAMB in 2018 (shared exclusively with my blog readers)
- Details about JAMB mock exam
This article covers JAMB 2020/2021 registration form release date, price, closing date, examination date, JAMB mock 2020/2021, how to register for JAMB 2020/2021, when will JAMB 2020 registration start, JAMB registration date 2020, when will jamb 2020 portal open and every other question that comes to the mind.
In order to make things easier to read, I will break down the discussion into the following headings:
- Has JAMB Registration 2020/2021 Started
- When Will JAMB 2020/2021 Registration Start
- How Much Is JAMB 2020/2021 Form
- When Is JAMB 2020/2021 Examination Starting
- What You Need For JAMB 2020 Registration
- How To Register For JAMB 2020
- Can I Register For JAMB 2020 With The Same Email I Used In 2019
- Can I Register JAMB 2020 With Same Phone Number In 2020
- Can I Register For JAMB 2020/2021 With 2019 JAMB Profile
- When Is JAMB Registration 2020/2021 Closing
- Can I Register For JAMB 2020/2021 With Awaiting Result
- Is It Compulsory To Write JAMB Mock 2020/2021
- Can I Register For JAMB 2020/2021 In SS1
- How To Register For JAMB 2020/2021
Are you ready to begin the most resourceful journey to complete JAMB 2020 success?
Then, let’s begin right away!
Table Of Contents
- 1 Has JAMB Registration 2020/2021 Started
- 2 When Will JAMB 2020/2021 Registration Start
- 3 How Much Is JAMB 2020/2021 Form
- 4 When Is JAMB 2020/2021 Examination Starting
- 5 What You Need For JAMB 2020 Registration
- 6 How To Register For JAMB 2020/2021
- 7 HOW TO REGISTER COMPLETE JAMB REGISTRATION AT CBT CENTRES
- 8 Can I Register For JAMB 2020 With The Same Email I Used In 2019
- 9 Can I Register With Same Phone Number In 2020
- 10 Can I Register For JAMB 2020/2021 With 2019 JAMB Profile
- 11 When Is JAMB Registration 2020/2021 Closing
- 12 Can I Register With Awaiting Result?
- 13 Is It Compulsory To Write JAMB Mock 2020/2021
- 14 Can I Register For JAMB 2020/2021 In SS1
- 15 JAMB REGISTRATION PROCEDURES FOR FOREIGN CANDIDATES.
- 16 Frequently Asked Questions
- 17 When is JAMB registration 2020 starting?
- 18 When is JAMB registration 2020 form closing date?
- 19 How can I create my JAMB profile in 2020
- 20 Is NIN compulsory for JAMB registraion?
- 21 What do I need for JAMB registration 2020?
- 22 How can I register for JAMB 2020 without stress?
- 23 How much is JAMB form 2020?
- 24 Is JAMB mock compulsory?
- 25 How can I register for JAB mock 2020?
Has JAMB Registration 2020/2021 Started
NO, registration for 2020 UTME has not yet begun.
However, the registration date has been announced by the JAMB registration.
When Will JAMB 2020/2021 Registration Start
According to the JAMB registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede at a stakeholders’ meeting on Monday 23rd of December, 2019 in Abuja, JAMB 2020 registration will begin on January 13, 2020 and end on February 17, 2020.
How Much Is JAMB 2020/2021 Form
JAMB registration form price has been reduced to Three thousand, five hundred naira only(#3,500).
The total registration fee is still Four Thousand, Seven Hundred Naira (#4,700), see breakdown of JAMB registration form 2020 here.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB has explained the reason why the cost of Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination (UTME) form was reduced.
The Board said the registration fee was reduced to in order to alleviate the burden of the cost of the examination on parents.
The Board’s Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin said this in a statement on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, while reacting to the reduction announced by the Federal Government.
When Is JAMB 2020/2021 Examination Starting
UPDATE: JAMB 2020 examination date has been announced.
The JAMB 2020 examination date has been announced.
The 2020 UTME exercise will hold between March 14, 2020 and April 4, 2020 at various JAMB accredited centres nationwide.
What You Need For JAMB 2020 Registration
1. Your correct personal details
2. JAMB Profile code
3. Valid Email Address
4. Valid Phone Number
How To Register For JAMB 2020/2021
1. Create a JAMB profile and take note of the profile code sent to you.
HOW TO CREATE JAMB PROFILE 2020/2021
Creating JAMB Profile enables a candidate’s information to be stored in JAMB Database and allows for easy registration. The following information below are very important concerning JAMB Profile Creation.
- One Cell (mobile) number can be used by one candidate 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 2019 Application/Examination.
- Send a message in the format “Soneye Saheed Ishola” to 55019 (without the two “)
- A Proﬁle Code of 10 characters is received by the candidate on the same telephone number
HOW TO RECOVER LOST JAMB PROFILE CODE
I have already discussed this in one of my previous JAMB guides, see it below.
2. Pay for JAMB E-PIN with your JAMB profile code and NIN.
This payment can be done at JAMB accredited centres, approved banks and NIPOST.
Where To Buy JAMB ePIN For Registration
To Start your registration, you need to buy JAMB E-Pin which replaced the Scratch Card system previously used by JAMB. The points or location where one can buy 2020 JAMB E-Pins are as follows:
- First City Monument Bank (FCMB)
- Four Mobile Money Operators: Paga, e-Tranzact (PocketMoni), TEASYPay and Packway Projects (Readycash)
- Two participating Micro Finance Banks: FUD MFB (Dutse) and Regent MFB (Abuja)
- Two online Payment Platforms: SystemSpecs (Remita) and InterSwitch (Quickteller)
- POS (Citi-Serve)
- ATMs of banks listed in 5C (i) above (InterSwitch)
- USSD (NIBSS & ERCAS) for mobile banking
- Nigerian Embassies in Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Buea, Cotonou, Jeddah, Johannesburg and London
DUTIES OF PARTICIPATING BANKS/OUTLETS
- Collect the Proﬁle Code from candidate’s phone
- Collect payment and vend ePIN by SMS to candidate’s phone
- Facilitate POS Payment, if necessary
- Issue Evidence of Payment
- Collect Centre Service Fees, if requested by the CBT Centre
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
Note: AFTER SUCCESSFUL PAYMENT AND OBTAINING ePIN, CANDIDATE SHOULD PROCEED TO ANY OF THE JAMB ACCREDITED CBT CENTRES TO COMPLETE HIS/HER REGISTRATION
3. Proceed to JAMB accredited centres to fill your JAMB form online
After you must have obtained your NIN from any of the enrolment centres, you can now proceed to JAMB accredited centres to fill JAMB form and complete your JAMB 2020/2021 registration.
HOW TO REGISTER COMPLETE JAMB REGISTRATION 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.
After you complete your registration, the CBT centre will provide for you (at no extra cost) the prescribed reading text and the CD containing e-brochure, Syllabus (e-syllabus) for the examination).
Can I Register For JAMB 2020 With The Same Email I Used In 2019
Yes, but I will advise you to use another email address.
If you sat for JAMB last year and you are given a course you don’t like but you decided to go for the course while you re-apply with JAMB 2020, then you should register with another email address.
If you use the same email address with 2019 JAMB profile, then problem may arise.
What if you want to login to your JAMB 2019 to print your admission letter or do other things and the same email is attached to your 2020 JAMB profile.
You can also imagine a situation where you want to check your name on JAMB matriculation list portal with your email address with two profiles attached?
So, I will advise you create another email address for 2020 registration. Also, don’t allow anyone to register JAMB 2020 for you with their own email address.
Create your own email address (it takes less than 10minutes to do that!)
Can I Register With Same Phone Number In 2020
According to JAMB, previously used numbers for JAMB Registrations can only be re-used by the same candidate who used it in 2019 (Not another candidate).
Previously Used Number is a GSM Telephone Number (SIM) used for Profile Code Creation, e-PIN
Vending and Registration in Previous Registration Exercises.
This can be used for the 2020 Registration ONLY BY THE SAME CANDIDATE.
The Candidate who is using his/her previous number for the second or third time will use the same
profile code to purchase the new e-PIN.
If the Profile Code has been forgotten, the candidate can send RESEND to 55019 and he/she would
recover the Old Profile Code.
In other words, the Old Profile Code can be used by the same candidate to procure the new e-PIN. No
new profile code is required.
However, Candidate cannot change names by using CORRECT on this existing number as this Profile is
already tied to the existing number (typically done before Registration).
Can I Register For JAMB 2020/2021 With 2019 JAMB Profile
Candidate can register at any JAMB CBT Center with existing Profile (e-Mail, Telephone Number, Profile
code) which cannot be changed.
Existing Profile or already used number cannot be transferred to another candidate.
When Is JAMB Registration 2020/2021 Closing
JAMB 2020/2021 registration form will close on February 17, 2020.
This is according to the JAMB registrar when speaking on how the registration process will go in 2020.
Chairman of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Dr. Emmanuel Ndukwe has urged candidates planning to take the 2020 UTME to register now while there is no pressure at the Centres.
Speaking on extending the registration deadline, he said “I don’t foresee an extension. We have to stick to the date we have given to the public. If we start now thinking about extension, it doesn’t portray our seriousness.
“Some of the places we visited had many systems but few candidates. Let the candidates out there be mindful of the examination dates. I don’t foresee any extension of dates,” he said.
See full details JAMB registration closing date here.
Can I Register With Awaiting Result?
Definitely! You can register for JAMB 2020/2021 with awaiting result. If you are sitting for the coming WAEC/NECO examination or your WAEC GCE 2018 result has not been released, you can still register for JAMB.
Is It Compulsory To Write JAMB Mock 2020/2021
No, JAMB mock 2020/2021 is not compulsory.
If you don’t sit for the mock examination, you will be allowed to write the real examination.
The mock examination is just to help you test how prepared you are for the upcoming examination.
It is not compulsory and you won’t get additional marks in your real examination for sitting for the mock.
Can I Register For JAMB 2020/2021 In SS1
SS1 students in various secondary schools in Nigeria may not be allowed to register for JAMB 2020.
Oloyede said, “It is difficult to say the exact number of applicants we are expecting this time. We expect to crash the number because many of those who are taking the forms are not even prepared or qualified for the exam”.
“Some are SS1 students, who are just trying, contributing N5,000 unduly to our purse. We are putting in some checks to make people who want to apply to be minimally qualified”.
“We are not interested in the money. We are interested in having adequate preparations for those who are genuine students.”
JAMB REGISTRATION PROCEDURES FOR FOREIGN CANDIDATES.
Procedure for the eight foreign centres only is as follows:
- 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
JAMB registration 2020/2021 will start on January 13, 2020. According to the JAMB registrar, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, the registration will end on February 17, 2020. You can create your profile by sending your names (SURNAME FIRST NAME OTHER NAME) in that order to 55019. No any longer. JAMB boss, Prof Ishaq Oloyede had previously announced the introduction of NIN for JAMB registration. However, that policy has been suspended on the 11th of January, 2020 due to various complaints and issued faced by candidates while trying to obtain their NIN. You need a valid phone number, an accessible email address, your correct personal details. First, you need to get your JAMB profile code using the NEW METHOD introduced by JAMB. Then, you need to purchase your JAMB E-PIN, before you proceed to an accredited centre to complete the registration. I have explained everything in this guide. The e-PIN is N3,500, CBT registration charge fee is N700 and the reading is N500. That is a total of N4,700 only. It is not compulsory to write the JAMB mock examination and it will not be added to your real UTME. You will see the option to write JAMB mock 2020 during the registration. Make sure you register early as only the first few people will be allowed to sit for the mock. It is TOTALLY free.
When is JAMB registration 2020 starting?
When is JAMB registration 2020 form closing date?
How can I create my JAMB profile in 2020
Is NIN compulsory for JAMB registraion?
What do I need for JAMB registration 2020?
How can I register for JAMB 2020 without stress?
How much is JAMB form 2020?
Is JAMB mock compulsory?
How can I register for JAB mock 2020?
JAMB registration 2020/2021 will start on January 13, 2020.
According to the JAMB registrar, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, the registration will end on February 17, 2020.
You can create your profile by sending your names (SURNAME FIRST NAME OTHER NAME) in that order to 55019.
No any longer. JAMB boss, Prof Ishaq Oloyede had previously announced the introduction of NIN for JAMB registration. However, that policy has been suspended on the 11th of January, 2020 due to various complaints and issued faced by candidates while trying to obtain their NIN.
You need a valid phone number, an accessible email address, your correct personal details.
First, you need to get your JAMB profile code using the NEW METHOD introduced by JAMB. Then, you need to purchase your JAMB E-PIN, before you proceed to an accredited centre to complete the registration. I have explained everything in this guide.
The e-PIN is N3,500, CBT registration charge fee is N700 and the reading is N500. That is a total of N4,700 only.
It is not compulsory to write the JAMB mock examination and it will not be added to your real UTME.
You will see the option to write JAMB mock 2020 during the registration. Make sure you register early as only the first few people will be allowed to sit for the mock. It is TOTALLY free.
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