jamb 2018 form is out, how to register, examination date, registration period.
Registration Begins- 2018 UTME and DE form out Registration period
This is to inform the general public and suitably qualified candidates of the start of the sales of the 2018/2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation examination and direct entry forms 2018. The registration period spans from the 6th of december 2017 to the 6th of January 2018.
For the UTME: 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. Details are available in the online Brochure. A copy would be given to each Candidate at the accredited CBT centres and JAMB State-Ofﬁces.
HOW TO APPLY, STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO A SUCCESSFUL APPLICATION
CREATE A JAMB PROFILE: 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 2018 Application/Examination
Candidate sends his/her name [Surname First-Name Middle-Name (if any)] by text (SMS) to This should be maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all to 55019 e.g Olamide Aminu Ojukwu (Surname and ﬁrst name are mandatory)
A Proﬁle Code of 10 characters will be received by the candidate on the same phone number.
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
To retrieve a lost Proﬁle Code, send [RESEND] to 55019 as text message from the same mobile number.
2. GET your Epin
JAMB ePIN SELLING POINTS The ePIN outlets are:
NIPOST and eleven Participating Banks (ACCESS, ECOBANK, FIRSTBANK, FCMB, FIDELITY, JAIZ, SKYE, STERLING, UNION, UNITY and ZENITH)
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)
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.
Methods to Pay for JAMB 2018 Epin
PAYMENT THROUGH BANKS INCLUDING MICRO FINANCE BANKS
PAYMENT THROUGH POS
PAYMENT THROUGH MOBILE MONEY OPERATORS
PAYMENT USING ATM
ONLINE PAYMENT ON JAMB PORTAL
PAYMENTS USING USSD (NIBSS/ERCAS)
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
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
Each candidate should visit any accredited CBT centre with his/her personal details, the proﬁle and evidence of payment
Register 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.
When will JAMB 2018 exam begin:
The 2018 CBT EXAMINATION will commence on Friday 9th March and end on 17th March, 2018.
The venue of the examination will be at any centre in the candidate’s chosen examination town(s)