Direct Entry Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)

Direct Entry Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that the 2023 JAMB Direct Entry Registration will begin on Monday, February 20, and end on Thursday, April 20, 2023.

JAMB Direct Entry is mostly for people who already have a degree/diploma/a-level certificates and wish to enroll in a university degree program. Those who win entrance to a university via direct entry will typically begin their studies at the part 2 or 200 level, if they were awarded admission.

Before proceeding, please verify the following:

JAMB Direct Entry Eligibility

  • Candidates with one of the following credentials may be considered for Direct Entry admission:
  • A minimum O-level credit pass in five (5) SSSC topics at no more than two sittings, including at least two specified subjects at the Principal or Advanced level for each programme (course of study).
  • Two passes [in prescribed subjects for each (programme) course of study] on the A’Level Examination administered by IJMB, Cambridge, JUPEB, or the Institute of Baccalaureate, along with three additional credit passes on the SSCE.
  • Credit passes in two major topics of the NCE and three other credit passes in SSSC, NTC/NBC (mostly for Education/Technical programmes) are required.
  • Minimum grade of credit in University/National Diploma or National Innovation Diploma in addition to the required O-levels. All submitted Advanced Level Qualifications will be validated by a special committee, and any fraudulent results will result in legal action.

DE CANDIDATES MUST PROVIDE THEIR JAMB REGISTRATION NUMBERS USED FOR ADMISSION TO NCE/NID/DIPLOMA AND PREVIOUS DEGREE PROGRAMS.

REGISTRATION FOR DE CANDIDATES MAY NOT BE EXTENDED PAST THE TIME ALLOWED FOR BOTH UTME AND DE.

Candidates should not submit UTME and DE applications at the same time. IF A CANDIDATE APPLIES VIA UTME AND LATER RECEIVES DE QUALIFICATION, THE UTME MAY BE UPGRADED TO DE FREE OF CHARGE. Obtaining two application documents in the same calendar year is a sanctionable violation. Dual or duplicate registrations are grounds for immediate revocation and prosecution.

How to Apply for 2023 JAMB Direct Entry

Cost of Registration is Three Thousand Five Hundred Dollars (N3,500) Addition 500 Naira (N500) Naira The reading book “The Life Changer” by Khadija Abubakar costs candidates from nine worldwide centers simply and $20.
Candidates must be aware that ePINS are tied to a specific profile and cannot be shared.
Candidates are strongly encouraged to maintain their security information, including registration numbers, passwords/ATM card numbers, email addresses, and ePINs, as private and confidential as possible.

  • A. PROFILE REGISTRATION
  • Registration would need the usage of a unique phone (mobile) number (SIM) for each candidate. The unique phone number can only be used by one candidate (Note: This number (SIM) serves as your unique identifier for all board-related transactions.
  • The candidate will send his/her National Identification Number (NIN) through text message (SMS) to 55019 or 66019 from his/her personal GSM number e.g. write the term “NIN” followed by a space and the 11-digit NIN Number and send to 55019 or 66019 in this format (NIN 00123456789). There should be a gap between “NIN” and your 11-digit Social Security number.
  • (Note that the number must not have been previously used to register for UTME/DE by another individual.)
    The candidate receives a 10-character Profile Code on the same telephone(SIM) number.
  • The phone number associated with the text message is automatically associated with the candidate’s 2023 application, Examination, and Admission. CANDIDATES SHOULD NOTE AND ALWAYS REMEMBER THE SIM NUMBER USED, AS IT IS ESSENTIAL FOR FURTHER COMMUNICATION WITH THE BOARD BY OBTAINING UTME/DE APPLICATION DOCUMENTS.
  • The candidate presents the profile code at the moment of form acquisition (Banks, MMOs, MFBs, Switches, USSD Partners). The form- ePIN is then texted to the candidate’s mobile phone number.
  • Candidate gives the ePIN at any JAMB-approved CBT Center to register.
  • The application cannot be processed until the candidate’s biometric information (all ten fingers) and photos are physically collected (No submission of passport photograph). A candidate will be able to print his/her e-registration slip if biometrics and a photograph are successfully captured. The candidate’s fingerprint will be required for all future interactions with JAMB regarding their profile.
  • On the day of the examination, only applicants whose biometrics verification is successful will be permitted to take the UTME. No parent or proxy is permitted to do any activity on a candidate’s profile.
  • Candidates with biometric difficulties can register only at the JAMB headquarters in Abuja.
  • B. SELF-HELP IN CASE OF ERROR/PROFILE LOSS CODE
  • Send [RESEND] to 55019 or 66019 as a text message from the same mobile number to retrieve a lost Profile Code.
    Sending [password] space [email address] to 55019 from the candidate’s registered cellphone number will reset a forgotten or lost Profile Password.
  • (FREE COMPLAINT) ADMISSION:
  • For ALL issues regarding JAMB processes, applicants can submit a support ticket at (support.jamb.gov.ng) using their registered email address. The candidate then supplies his or her name, phone number, and the nature of the issue, selects a complaint region from a drop-down menu, and summarizes the nature of the issue.
  • Additionally, he or she may attach supporting documents (if available) and then send. Third-party complaints are only recorded. The writing of letters is not encouraged. Instead, all concerns should be sent through a ticketing system for fast handling and documentation.
  • For NIN-related complaints (e.g., if a candidate sends a message to 55019 or 66019 to create a profile but does not receive a response or receives incorrect data, he/she can follow the same procedure on the ticketing system by clicking on 2023 NIN-related issues and selecting the relevant topic from the drop-down menu).
  • NOTE THAT YOU SHOULD NOT SHARE YOUR PASSWORD WITH ANYONE. JAMB is only able to assist with PROFILE-PASSWORDS and not E-MAIL-BOX-PASSWORDS. YOU MAY ALSO CHECK YOUR ADMISSION STATUS THROUGH THE JAMB IBASS APP ON YOUR MOBILE DEVICE. DO NOT VISIT ANY CYBER CAFE THAT REQUIRES YOUR PASSWORD, WHICH WILL THEN BE USED TO THEFT YOUR RECORDS. “TO BE WARNED IS TO BE APprehensive”
  • Candidates and the general public should be aware that no one can assist with admission or score enhancement; those who encourage fraudsters will only be duped and defrauded.
  • C. JAMB ePIN SELLING POINTS The ePIN distributors are: NIPOST, Banks, MMOs, MFBs, and other financial institutions participating.
  • Candidates with e-wallets can purchase e-pins from banks or vending machines.
  • Foreign Candidates are required to visit the Nigerian Embassy for application instructions in any of the following nations:
    Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire Accra, Ghana
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Beau, Cameroun Cotonou, Benin Republic Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Cape Town, South Africa
    London, Great Britain
    Berlin, Germany
  • D. DUTIES OF PARTICIPATING BANKS/OUTLETS
  • Collect the Candidate’s Profile Code from their phone.
    Collect payment and distribute ePINs to candidates through SMS. (Not copying or dictating)
    Facilitate POS Payment, as required
    Issue Proof of Payment
    When required by the CBT Centre, collect Centre Service Fees.
  • ePINs are to be provided online and not by hand to candidates.
  • E. SIX DIFFERENT MODES/METHODS OF PAYMENT/ PROCUREMENT OF ePIN FOR REGISTRATION (CHOOSE SUITABLE ONE)
  • TRANSFERS VIA BANKS, INCLUDING MICRO FINANCE BANKS
    Present Profile code and pay with cash or credit card.
  • ePIN is subsequently sent to the candidate’s specific phone number.
  • PAYMENT VIA POS — This option is available in State Offices of JAMB + CBT Centres, other POS locations, and any CBT Centre that requires it.
  • Present Profile Code and card payment
    ePIN is subsequently sent to the candidate’s specific phone number.
  • PAYMENT VIA MOBILE MONEY OPERATORS — This option is accessible at CBT Centers and Other Locations.
  • Present Profile Code and make cash payment
    ePIN is subsequently sent to the candidate’s specific phone number.
  • PAYMENT USING ATM – This option is accessible at all Participating Bank ATM locations specified in C(I) (InterSwitch Channel)
    Select Bill Payment, followed by JAMB
    Enter Profile Code and a pay ePIN will be sent to the candidate’s phone number.
  • ONLINE PAYMENT ON JAMB PORTAL
    Visit JAMB website: jamb.gov.ng
    Click Acquisition of 2023 Application Record
    Enter your Profile Code
    Choose a payment method (InterSwitch or Remita)
    Make payment
    ePIN is subsequently sent to the candidate’s specific phone number.
  • TRANSACTION PROCEDURE AT OVERSEAS CENTERS
    The registration price for candidates from the nine foreign nations is $20 or the equivalent in the local currency of each of the nine countries.
  • Candidates from the nine foreign nations must download the Application from the Board’s website (www.jamb.gov.ng), fill it out, and submit it together with the application money at one of the nine authorized centres listed on the website.
    OR
    Foreign applicants should visit www.jamb.gov.ng/efacility.
    build a profile
    Sign in to your profile
    Click 2023 Foreign UTME/DE registration on the left-hand side menu.
  • Proceed through guided questions till you reach the payment page.
  • Pay with any of the accepted credit cards
    Complete the registration online directly
  • F. HOW TO RECOVER LOST ePIN AFTER PAYMENT
  • If ePIN is not Received or Lost, transmit [UTMEPIN] or [DEPIN] from the unique number to 55019 or 66019 for UTME or DE, respectively.
  • The ePIN would then be retrieved and transmitted to the unique number of the candidate.
  • CANDIDATE SHOULD PROCEED TO ONE OF THE JAMB-ACCREDITED CBT CENTERS TO COMPLETE REGISTRATION AFTER SUCCESSFULLY PAYING AND OBTAINING ePIN.
  • G. PROCESS OF REGISTRATION AT CBT CENTERS:
  • The candidate must provide the ePIN at any JAMB-accredited CBT Center in order to complete registration. On entry of the e-PIN by the CBT center, the candidate’s name, as inputted by the candidate on his/her phone while registering the profile, appears automatically.
  • Candidates should:
  • Include Date of Birth, Nationality, State of Origin, Local Government, Gender, and Email Address in your biodata.
    Provide options for institutions and courses (disciplines)
    Provide qualification with grades and dates, if outcome is not awaited.
  • Candidates must upload necessary certificates and submit O/L and/or A/L grades if they are not expecting results. Candidates who are expecting results must submit them online as soon as they are accessible on the JAMB website.
  • JAMB will not recognize recommendations from any institution if the candidate has not submitted his or her results on the JAMB website.
  • Provide JAMB registration number for previous academic certificates only for DE
    Provide UTME subjects and examination city options for the Mock Examination (optional)
    The UTME Examination (actual examination)
    Do snapshot capture (no scanning of passport photograph)
    Do Biometric enrollment (ten fingers)
    Review entries and verify accuracy
    Generate Registration Slip Utilizing Biometric Authentication
    At the conclusion of registration, each candidate must collect his or her e-slip as evidence of registration.
  • There will be no offline registration, as all approved CBT facilities have been enabled for online registration in real time.
  • No applicant shall register at a location other than the JAMB-accredited computer-based testing center and state offices. Candidates who register outside of authorized centers will be identified and disqualified.
  • H. GENERAL INSIGHTS
  • Prior to purchasing the ePIN, all candidates must register their profiles via text messages, as demonstrated above.
    The fee for registration is non-refundable.
  • Before beginning the registration process, candidates are urged to read and comprehend the admission requirements and instructions, as displayed on the QR Code, on how to finish the online registration. Additionally, he or she must sign an MOU on ethical standards.
  • Multiple enrollments are prohibited. Multiple-registration candidates will be identified, dismissed, and prosecuted.
  • Applicants should be aware that regardless of the program they choose, they will also be assessed on a general text: “The Life Changer” by Khadija Abubakar Jali. Additionally, all Candidates are asked to read the content.
  • Candidates/Officials would not be permitted to bring earbuds, wristwatches, mobile phones, electronic devices, or any pen/biro into the examination center. Only standard pencils are permitted.
  • Candidates are advised that the Board neither requires nor authorizes the use of ANY cyber café, school, or establishment other than the certified CBT centres for this examination.
  • Examination fraud is a criminal offense that results in the cancellation of results, the disclosure of offenders’ names, and their prosecution.
  • Candidates are cautioned that the Board neither requires nor authorizes the use of ANY cyber cafes or other non-accredited establishments for this examination.
  • How to Apply for JAMB Direct Entry in 2023 from Abroad
    The registration fee for candidates from the nine international nations is $20 or the local equivalent in each nation.
  • Candidates from the nine foreign nations must download the Application from the Board’s website (www.jamb.gov.ng), fill it out, and submit it together with the application money at one of the nine authorized centres listed on the website.

Foreign Candidates must visit the following missions abroad:

Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire Accra, Ghana
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Beau, Cameroun Cotonou, Benin Republic Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Cape Town, South Africa
London, Great Britain
Berlin, Germany

 

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