Is JAMB Form Out? 2020 JAMB Form and Registration Guidelines

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In this post I will show you everything you need to know about 2020 JAMB form and how to apply.

You might want to ask, is jamb form oout? As we speak, the jamb form 2020 is not on sale yet. However, will give you the needed informaion regarding the steps to register when it’s out. Below are the information for last year’s jamb form.

We will monitor the relased of the 2019 jamb form on the official jamb website. Once its out we will nform you.

For now, make sure you buy your jamb past questions and answers to read. get ready for the exam.

See Also: How to Download Original JAMB Result with your Passport on the JAMB Portal

2019 JAMB Form Closing Date – SALE/REGISTRATION PERIOD

The   period of sale/registration for all candidates (UTME/DE) including those from  Foreign Countries  is from  10th  January, 2019 to   21st  February, 2019.

2019 JAMB Eligibility and Requirements

The   general   entry   requirements  for   admission   into   the   First   Degree, National   Diploma   (ND), National   Innovation Diploma   (NID) and  Nigeria Certificate  in  Education (NCE)  programmes  are  Five  (5)   O’Level  Credit passes including English  Language. Details are available in the eBrochure which  would   be  given  to  each  Candidate   at  the  JAMB  accredited  CBT centres and State-Offices.

2019 JAMB Direct Entry Form is out.

Candidates with any of the following  qualifications may  be considered for admission by Direct Entry:

(a) A  minimum  of  O’Level credit pass in five  (5)  SSCE subjects  at  not  more than    two    sittings   with    at   least   two    prescribed   subjects    [for    each programme (course of study)] at Principal or Advanced level.

(b)         Two  passes  (in   prescribed  subjects   for   each  course  of   study)   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.

(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 PREVIOUS JAMB NUMBER.

CANDIDATES NEED  NOT TAKE UTME AND DE AT THE SAME TIME. IF THEY APPLY THROUGH UTME AND LATER OBTAIN DE QUALIFICATION, THEY CAN UPGRADE THEIR UTME TO DE AT NO COST

2019 JAMB Choice of Institution

4.1    Every candidate   is to   note   that   the   1st     choice   can   be   a   College   of E d u c a t i o n ,  University,    I n n o v a t i o n    E n t e r p r i s e    I n s t i t u t i o n , Polytechnic/Monotechnic,    Nigerian    Defence   Academy   or    the    Police Academy

How to Register JAMB 2019

Step 1: Create JAMB Profile

i. One Cell (mobile) number (SIM) 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  2019  Application, Examination/Admission. NOTE THE SIM-NUMBER USED.   IT IS   OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE FOR SUBSEQUENT COMMUNICATION

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(SIM) number

iv.     Candidate   presents  the  profile  code  to  the  point  of  procurement of form   (Banks,  MMOs,  MFBs,  Switches, USSD  Partners). The   form- ePIN is then sent as text message to the candidate

v.    Candidate  presents  the  ePIN at any  JAMB accredited CBT Centre  for registration

How to Correct or Recover JAMB 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

iii.    Candidate    can   reset   lost   or   forgotten Profile Password    on   their registered cell phone by sending [password] space [email address] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number

How to Create Support Ticket for JAMB Complaints

For ALL complaints on JAMB processes, candidates can create a support ticket   at (support.jamb.gov.ng) with   his/her email address registered   on the Board’s site.  The candidate then provides his/her name, phone number and the nature of issue, select a complaint area on a drop down and then summarize the nature of complaint.  He/she may also attach supporting documents (if available) then send.

JAMB ePIN Selling Points and outlets – Where to buy JAMB ePIN

I.     NIPOST and  eleven  Participating  Banks  (ACCESS,  FCMB,  FIDELITY, FIRSTBANK, JAIZ,  Polaris,   Stanbic   IBTC,  STERLING,   UNION  and UNITY)

ii.      Mobile  Money  Operators: Paga, e-Transact, Pocket  Moni, TEASYPay

,Packway Projects (Readycash) and Xpress payment solutions

iii.    Participating Micro Finance  Banks: Trust MFB, Zazzau MFB, Obeledun

MFB and Regent MFB

iv.  Online  Payment Platforms: System  Specs (Remita),InterSwitch (Quickteller)  Upper-link,   e-Transact  and   Unified   Payment   Services (UPS)

v.    Cooperative Society: JAMB Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society vi. Others: Unique ICT, Digital Partners Network

vii.   POS (Citi-Serve)

viii.  ATMs of banks listed in 5D (i) above  (InterSwitch)

ix.     USSD (ERCAS) for mobile banking

x.    Nigerian  Embassies  in Abidjan, Accra,  Addis  Ababa, Beau, Cotonou, Jeddah, Johannesburg, and London

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 (Not dictating or copying)

iii. Facilitate POS Payment, if necessary

E. Issue Evidence of Payment

F. Collect Centre Service Fees, if requested by the CBT Centre

G. ePIN is to be delivered electronically to candidates and not to be handwritten

6 Methods to Buy JAMB ePIN for JAMB registration 2019

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   Ofces   of  JAMB +  CBT Centres, other   POS

outlets and any CBT Centre that demands  it

(a)  Present Prole 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 Prole 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 5D  (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 2019 Application Document

(c) Enter your Profile Code

(d)  Select payment method (Interswitch, Remita, e-Transact, Unied Payment                                                                                                          S o l u t i o n s , Upper –link or Paga)

(e) Make payment

(f ) ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone  number

vi.      PAYMENTS USING USSD (ERCAS)

(a)  Dial *565*6*55019#

(b)  Enter Prole 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   summit   it   with   the   fee   at   the   eight   designated    centres   as indicated on the website.

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.

2019 JAMB Registration Centres

i.          Only the accredited Computer Based Test Centres and JAMB Ofces

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

I.    REGISTRATION PROCESS AT CBT CENTRES:

The  candidate  PERSONALLY presents  the  ePIN at  any  JAMB  accredited

CBT Centre  for validation and 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   any    of   the

accredited CBT Centres  (Do not  accept to leave your  particulars for

proxy  registration. It will disqualify you)

ii.            Provide  Biodata  including Date of Birth, Nationality, State  of Origin, Local Government, Gender, e-mail address, telephone  number, among others ( It is wait and get service)

iii.        Provide  choice of institutions and programmes (course of study)

iv.         Provide  qualication with grades and dates, if not awaiting  result

v.      Upload relevant  certicates,  if not  awaiting  result (this is applicable for both UTME and Direct Entry (DE) candidates

vi.        O/L and or A/L grades are to be provided by candidates. Candidates who  are  awaiting  results should  supply  (upload) the  results online on CAPS (JAMB) 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 uploaded  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   to confirm  valid finger-print (UTME/DE). Note that authentication with  your  thumb  removes  blames  of error  from  the  CBT operators. Check before you confirm with your thumb.

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   offine   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

J.       BLIND CANDIDATES

Candidates who  are  blind  are  to   indicate   by  typing   BLIND   and also picking the option        of writing  their examination through CBT mode  or Read  Examination Aloud

K.      DEAF/MUTE CANDIDATES

A    special   indicator    for    the    deaf/mute   has   been    created    to differentiate  them   for  special  attention  at  the   examination  hall. Deaf candidates  are therefore to confirm  this appropriately during registration.

L.      BIOMETRIC CHALLENGES

I.       Candidates    with    biometric    challenges    can    only    register    at

JAMB headquarters in Abuja.

ii.          No  other CBT centre is allowed to register such candidates

iii.        They  will  also  sit  for  their  examination  at  JAMB  headquarters in

Abuja

2019 JAMB Exam Date and Time Table and Venue

The 2019 CBT EXAMINATION will commence on Saturday, 16th

March and end on Saturday, 23rd March, 2019.

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.

7.0    REGISTRATION FEE/PROCUREMENT OF REGISTRATION ePINs

7.1    Registration Fee is Three Thousand Five  Hundred (N3,  500)  Naira  Only.

Additional  Five  Hundred (N500) Naira  only,  is paid  to  obtain  the  reading

text   “Sweet  Sixteen” by Bolaji  Abdullahi  for UTME Candidates and  “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by A. H. Mohammed 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 prole and are not transferable

7.4      Candidates are advised  to keep  as private  and  condential  their security details such as registration  numbers, password/numbers of  ATM Cards, email  addresses  and  ePINs. No centre is allowed  to request  for or accept a candidate’s password.

2019 JAMB Mock Exam Test Date and Fees

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 it is on  or  before 31st  January, 2019

The   date  for  MOCK  examination shall be  from  Saturday 23rd    February, 2019.

Non-JAMB   CBT   Centres    are   allowed    to   collect,   through   their   bank accounts,  a   separate    Seven    Hundred  Naira    (₦700)  only,   for   mock exercise from  only interested candidate(s) after notication of centre has been  received  by  the  candidate(s). The  payment for  mock  examination by  the  candidate  shall be  made  to  the  centre  to  which  the  candidate  is assigned   after the   notication of   assigned  centres  for  the  mock examination.  No   Association   or   body    is  permitted  to   run   any   mock examination on behalf of JAMB.

DO NOT PAY FOR MOCK UNTIL  JAMB ASSIGNS YOU TO A CBT CENTRE. NO  ONE SHOULD  PATRONISE  FRAUDSTERS.  ONLY J A M B  A C C R E D I T E D  C B T  C E N T R E S  C A N  D O  V A L I D REGISTRATION AND SERVE AS EXAMINATION CENTRES

2019 JAMB Rules and Regulations

All   candidates   must   mandatorily   register   their   profiles   through  text messages as illustrated above  before proceeding  to buy the ePIN

The  registration  fee is non-refundable

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, MMOs, MFBs, etc.  These  financial institutions are to be present  at the CBT centres for the purpose  of collecting all fees.  No  CBT centre staff is allowed to conduct direct cash transaction  with the candidates

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 they  are required to be present  and take live photograph which  will be  embossed on  their  result  slips and  admission letters.  No  scanned/stapled  passport photograph is allowed

Candidates are to note that irrespective of their choice of course of study, they  will also  be  tested  on  a  general  text: Sweet  Sixteen  by Bolaji Abdullahi for UTME and  “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by A.H. Mohammed for Direct Entry Candidates

Candidates/Officials would  not  be allowed  to enter  into  the  examination centre with earphones, wristwatches, mobile phones, electronic devices, or any pen/biro. Only common pencil is allowed

Candidates are warned that  the Board  does not require nor authorise  the services of  ANY cyber  cafe  or  establishment other  than  the  accredited CBT centres for this exercise.

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