2022 UTME/DE APPLICATION
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria for the 2022/2023 Academic Session.
• THE BOARD HAS RESOLVED TO HENCEFORTH MAKE THE UTME AND DE-REGISTRATION PROCESS CASHLESS TO PUT A STOP TO ACTS OF EXTORTION.
• FROM THE 2022 UTME AND D.E. EXERCISE, THE BOARD WOULD BE COLLECTING THE APPROVED N700 REGISTRATION FEE ON BEHALF OF THE VARIOUS COMPUTER-BASED TEST (CBT) CENTRES ALONG WITH ITS UTME REGISTRATION FEES AND THEN REMIT WEEKLY WHATEVER IS DUE TO EACH REGISTRATION CENTRE.
2022 JAMB UTME/DE TIMELINES
(1) JAMB UTME/DE Registration Starts on 19th February 2022 and Ends on 26th March 2022.
(2) JAMB Mock Examination Holds On 9th April 2022.
(3) JAMB UTME Holds From May 6th to May 16th, 2022.
(4) The National Identification Number (NIN) is Compulsory for the registration exercise.
(5) Direct Entry Registration will hold simultaneously with the UTME registration.
REGISTRATION PERIOD (UTME & DIRECT ENTRY
The period of registration for all (UTME/DE) candidates including those from Foreign Countries is from Saturday, 19" February, 2022.
PIN vending ends on Saturday, 26th March, 2022.
Candidates are advised to check their eligibility for chosen programmes and institutions on https://www.jamb.gov.ng select quick link, and then ibass.jamb.gov.ng. It is important that candidates check the requirements before commencing the application process. The eligibility checker assists candidates with options of programmes (courses) based on their qualifications.
GENERAL ENTRY 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. In addition, credit in mathematics is required for science-based and social science programmes. Details are available in the Brochure which would be given to each eligible candidate at every JAMB-accredited-CBT registration centre. The e-Brochure is also available for download at https://www.jamb.gov.ng by selecting quick link, and then ibass.jamb.gov.ng and on Android Mobile App (JAMB IBASs) from the Google Play store.
DIRECT ENTRY (Note: DE registration closes on the same date with UTME Application)
Candidates with any of the following qualifications may be considered for admission through Direct Entry:
(a) A minimum of O'level credit pass in five (5) SSSC 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 (programme) course of study] at the A'Level Examination awarded by IJMB, Cambridge, JUPEB, or Institute of Baccalaureate with other 3 credit passes in the SSSC.
(c) Credit passes in two major subjects in the NCE with 3 other credit passes in SSSC, NTC/NBC (mainly for Education /Technical programmes)
(d) Minimum of credit grade in University/National Diploma or National Innovation Diploma with the appropriate O'level requirements.
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• DE CANDIDATES WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE THEIR JAMB REGISTRATION NUMBERS WITH WHICH THEY GAINED ADMISSION TO NCE/NID/DIPLOMA AND PREVIOUS DEGREE PROGRAMMES.
• REGISTRATION FOR DE CANDIDATES SHALL NOT BE EXTENDED BEYOND THE PERIOD ALLOTTED TO BOTH UTME/DE
• CANDIDATES SHOULD NOT APPLY FOR UTME AND DE AT THE SAME TIME. IF ANY CANDIDATE APPLIES THROUGH UTME AND LATER OBTAINS HIGHER QUALIFICATIONS, THE UTME CAN BE UPGRADED TO DE AT NO COST. Indeed it is a sanctionable infraction to obtain two application documents in the same year. Double/multiple registrations attract outright cancellation and prosecution.
Candidates are not permitted to register more than once. In the event of any error during the registration process, such candidates are to seek correction from the Board and not to obtain a fresh application as doing so would attract sanction.
Registration can only be done at the centres listed on the Board's website (https://www.jamb.gov.ng) and pasted at JAMB offices across the country. Anybody who registers outside these centres does so at his/her own risk.
Non-candidates, including parents/guardians or any proxy, are NOT allowed to transact any business on any candidate's profile. The registration process and all activities on the candidate's profile are being monitored by the Board and defaulters shall be severely sanctioned. Any candidate who makes his password, profile code, or other security codes available to another person (parents, friends, tutorial teachers, fraudsters, etc) is liable for any alteration done by such person(s). DO NOT GIVE YOUR PASSWORD TO ANYBODY INCLUDING JAMB OFFICIALS. These security codes are not to be demanded at any registration centre by any person for any purpose.
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ORDER OF CHOICE OF INSTITUTIONS (Any Institution can be the first choice)
Every candidate is to note that his/her 1st choice can be a College of Education, University, Innovation Enterprise Institution, Polytechnic/Monotechnic, Nigerian Defence Academy, or Police Academy.
PROCESS FOR 2022 REGISTRATION
A. CREATION OF PROFILE
Every Candidate would require the use of a unique phone (mobile) number (SIM) for the process of registration. The unique phone number can be used by one candidate only. (Note: This number (SIM) remains your unique identification for all your transactions with the Board)
Candidate will send his/her National Identification Number (NIN) by text (SMS) to either 55019 or 66019 from his/her personal GSM number. E.g write the word 'NIN' then space and add your 11-digit NIN Number and send to 55019 or 66019 in this format (NIN 00123456789). There should be a space between the word 'NIN' and your 11-digit NIN (Note that the number must not have been used by another person to register for UTME/DE in the past). Do not use Postpaid or special bundle packages. They do not work unless specially loaded with credit.
A Profile Code of 10 characters will be received by the candidate on the same telephone (SIM) number.
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The phone (mobile) number used for the text message is automatically tied to the Candidate's name and will be used in all communication relating to each candidate's 2022 Application, Examination, and Admission. CANDIDATES SHOULD NOTE AND ALWAYS REMEMBER THE SIM-NUMBER USED. IT IS OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE FOR SUBSEQUENT COMMUNICATION WITH THE BOARD
• BY OBTAINING UTME/DE APPLICATION DOCUMENTS, A CANDIDATE HAS ACCEPTED TO RECEIVE TEXT MESSAGES FROM JAMB (55019 or 66019) EVEN WHEN THE 'DO NOT DISTURB' (DND) IS ACTIVATED
Candidate will present the profile code at the point of procurement of the application document (from Banks, MMOs, MFBs, Switches, USSD Partners). An ePIN is then sent as a text message to the candidate's phone.
The candidate will present the Profile code and ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for registration.
The application cannot be completed until the candidate's biometrics (all ten fingers) are captured and photographs taken physically (No submission of passport photograph). The successful capture of biometrics and photograph will authorize a candidate to print his/her e-registration slip. The fingerprint shall be required for any further transaction with JAMB on the candidate's profile.
Only candidates whose biometric verification is successful on examination day would be permitted to sit the UTME. No parent or proxy is allowed to make any transaction on the candidate's profile.
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Candidates with biometric challenges can only register at JAMB headquarters in Abuja. Arrangements should be made for this through JAMB-state offices.
B. RETRIEVAL(IN CASE OF MISTAKE/LOSS) OF PROFILE CODE AND SELF-SERVICE
i. To retrieve a lost Profile Code, send the word [RESEND] from the same mobile number to 55019 or 66019 as a text message.
ii. Candidates can reset lost or forgotten Profile Password on their registered cell phone number by sending the word PASSWORD space [the email address] from the same mobile number as a text message to 55019 or 66019.
ii. SELF-SERVICE: Candidates who are computer-literate can register directly unaided at some designated JAMB offices/PRCs
C. TICKETING (FREE COMPLAINTS)
For ALL complaints on JAMB processes, a candidate should create a support ticket at (https://www.jamb.gov.ng by selecting the quick link, and then Ticket/Support with his/her email address with the Board. Candidate then provides his/her name, phone number, and the nature of the complaint selects a complaint area on a drop-down, and then summarises the nature of the complaint. He/she should also attach supporting documents (if available).
Complaints from 3rd parties are merely noted. Letter-writing is not necessary, Rather all complaints should be channeled through the ticketing system for prompt attention and documentation.
For complaints relating to NIN (e.g, a candidate sends a message to 55019 or 66019 to create a profile but does not receive any response or receives wrong data, he/she can follow the same process on the ticketing and click on 2022 NIN related issues then select the related topic on the drop-down.)
NOTE THAT CANDIDATES' PASSWORDS SHOULD NOT BE RELEASED TO ANYONE. JAMB CAN ONLY HELP ON PROFILE-PASSWORD, NOT E-MAIL-BOX-PASSWORD. CANDIDATES CAN ALSO CHECK THEIR ADMISSION STATUS ON JAMB PORTAL, ON CAPS MOBILE APP ON THEIR PHONE CANDIDATES SHOULD NOT CHECK AT ANY CYBERCAFE THAT WOULD DEMAND THEIR PASSWORD WHICH COULD THEN BE USED TO STEAL OR MANIPULATE THEIR RECORD's. 'TO BE FOREWARNED IS TO BE FOREARMED'
Candidates and the general public are to note that nobody can help with admission or upgrade of scores; they would only deceive and defraud those who patronize fraudsters.
D. JAMB ePIN SELLING POINTS
The ePIN outlets are hereby listed:
1. NIPOST and other Participating Banks (e.g., FIRSTBANK, JAIZ, POLARIS, STERLING, TAJ, UNION, and UNITY)
i. Mobile Money Operators/Microfinance Banks/Online Platforms listed below: Paga, e-Transact, TEASYPay, Packway Projects (Readycash), Xpress payment solutions, Zazzau MFB, Capricorn Digital Ltd, Cloud Interactive Associates, Funds and Electronic Transfer, InterSwitch (Quickteller), Itex Integrated Services, System Specs (Remita), Unified Payment Services (UPS), JAMB Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society, Digital Partners Network, Payvantage, PayCom, Nomiworld, Cottage Assets, and Global Accelerex
ii. Foreign Candidates are to visit the Nigerian Embassy for guidance on how to apply in any of the following countries:
a) Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire
b) Accra, Ghana
c) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
d) Beau, Cameroun
e) Cotonou, Benin Republic
f) Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
g) Johannesburg, South Africa
h) London, United Kingdom
I) Berlin, Germany
E. DUTIES OF PARTICIPATING BANKS/OUTLETS
i. Collection of Profile Code from candidate's phone
ii. Collection of payment and vending of ePIN by SMS to candidate's phone (Not dictating or copying)
ii. Facilitation of Payment through POS, if necessary
iv. issuance of Evidence of Payment
v. Delivery of ePIN to candidates electronically (not to be handwritten)
F. 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 above (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 2022 Application Document
(c) Enter your Profile Code
(d) Select payment method (Interswitch, Remita, e-Transact, Unified Payment Solutions, Upper link, or Paga)
(e) Make payment
(f) ePIN is then delivered to the candidate's unique telephone number
vi. PROCEDURE FOR REGISTRATION AT THE NINE FOREIGN CENTRES:
(a) Registration fee for candidates from the nine foreign countries is Twenty United States Dollars($20) or it's equivalent in each of the eight countries local currency
(b) Candidates from the nine foreign countries are to download the Application from the Board's website (https://www.jamb.gov.ng), complete and submit it with the fee at the designated 3.544 pt centres in the country as indicated on the website.
(c) Foreign candidate visits https://www.jamb.org.ng/efacility
a. Create a profile
b. Login to the profile
c. On the menu on the left pane, click on 2022 Foreign UTME/DE Registration
d. Go through guided questions until the payment page
e. Make payment using any of the authorized cards
f. Complete the registration directly online
G. OFFER OF FREE APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
i. Any government, person, or organization that wishes to distribute free application documents to prospective applicants is required to urgently procure the bulk e-pins from either JAMB or any of the approved sale outlets
ii. Candidates who want to enjoy any of these offers are advised to visit the sponsor's designated bank(s) or office (NOT ANY CBT centre) to collect the e-pin after individually creating their profiles as illustrated above.
ii. No refund would be made to any candidate if he/she had earlier purchased the application document before being offered free ePIN. Such applicants should refrain from multiple registrations
H. HOW TO RECOVER LOST ePIN AFTER PAYMENT
i. If ePIN is not Received or Lost, send [UTMEPIN] or [DEPIN] from the Unique number to 55019 or 66019 for UTME or DE respectively
ii. The ePIN would then be retrieved and delivered to the candidate's unique phone number
• AFTER SUCCESSFUL PAYMENT AND OBTAINING ePIN, CANDIDATE SHOULD PROCEED TO ANY OF THE JAMB ACCREDITED CBT CENTRE TO COMPLETE HIS/HER REGISTRATION
I. REGISTRATION CENTRES
i. Registration is carried out only at the accredited Computer Based Test Centres (CBT) and Professional Registration Centres (PRC)
ii. Each candidate should visit any accredited CBT centre (the list of accredited centres is on the Board's website (www.jamb.gov.ng and JAMB offices), with his/her profile code and e-PIN.
ii. Facilities exist in some designated JAMB state offices for self-service.
J. REGISTRATION PROCESS AT CBT CENTRES:
Candidate must PERSONALLY present his/her profile Code and e-PIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for registration. Candidate's photograph and biometrics (all the ten fingerprints) would be captured at the CBT centre.
Candidates are to:
i. Note that the service charge of N700 hitherto payable at the CBT centre for registration (NOT MOCK) is now part of the registration fee as such candidates are not to pay for registration. During registration, no other payment is required.
ii. Provide choice of institutions and programmes (course of study)
ii. Provide qualification with grades and dates, if not awaiting result
iv. Upload relevant certificates, if not awaiting result (this is applicable for both UTME and Direct Entry (DE) candidates.
V. Provide O/L and /or A/L grades. Candidates who are awaiting results should supply (upload) the results online on CAPs (JAMB) as soon as they are available. No recommendations from any Institution will be considered by JAMB if the candidate does not upload his/her result on the portal of JAMB. No institution is allowed to take a new picture/photograph. biometrics or require any other upload of results. All results are downloadable by institutions from the Board's website (and the download is tracked to avoid abuse).
vi. Supply JAMB registration number for previous institutional certificates for DE only
vii. Provide UTME subjects and choice of examination town(s) for
(a) Mock examination(optional). For mock, candidates pay the centre on the day of the mock examination
(b) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) (actual examination)
vii. Review entries and confirm the correctness
ix. Print Registration Slip USING BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION to confirm valid finger-print (UTME/DE). Note that authentication with your fingerprint removes blames of error from CBT centres. Candidates are to check before confirming with their fingerprint.
x. Collect, at no other cost, the reading text, and CD
xi. Collect the e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of registration
NOTE: 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
K. BLIND CANDIDATES
Candidates who are blind are to indicate by typing BLIND and also pick the option of sitting for the examination through CBT mode or Read Aloud. A candidate is either blind or sighted. It is important to be factual.
During registration, once a candidate indicates that he or she is blind, there would be a dropdown box for the candidate to select the town closest to his/her residence to write the exam. The towns available for the blind candidates are as follows: Abuja, FCT, Bauchi, Bauchi State, Benin, Edo State, Ekiti, Ekiti State, Enugu, Enugu State, Kano, Kano State, Kebbi, Kebbi State, Lagos, Lagos State, Oyo, Oyo State, Plateau, Plateau State, Yola, Adamawa State
L. 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 required to confirm this appropriately during registration.
M. BIOMETRIC CHALLENGES
i. Candidates with biometric challenges can only register at JAMB headquarters in Abuja.
ii. No other CBT centre is permitted to register such candidates.
ii. They will also sit for their examination at JAMB Headquarters in Abuja
iv. No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall or sit for the examination if his biometrics is not verified.
v. The system will not permit or process any examination without biometric verification.
vi. Candidates with Biometric abnormality can only register and take examinations at the Abuja headquarters of the Board. The Board will facilitate the travels.
DATES AND VENUE FOR THE 2022 UNIFIED TERTIARY MATRICULATION EXAMINATION
The 2022 UTME will commence on Friday 6th May and end on Sunday, 15" May, 2022
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. DUE TO DISCOVERED CONSPIRACY AMONG SOME CBT CENTRES, NO EXAMINATION TOWN WITH FEW CENTRES IS ALLOWED. MANY TOWNS HAVE BEEN MERGED. NOTE THAT THE CHOICE OF A GROUP OF TOWNS IMPLIES THAT YOU CAN BE POSTED TO ANY OF THE TOWNS IN THE CHOSEN GROUP
REGISTRATION FEE/PROCUREMENT OF REGISTRATION ePINs
For the 2022 UTME, candidates are required to pay a total of Four Thousand Two Hundred (4,700) Naira only; including the regulated sum of Seven Hundred (N700) Naira charged for CBT centre service charge to be paid to the CBT centres, Three Thousand, Five Hundred (N3, 500) Naira as registration fee. Additional Five Hundred (NS00) Naira only, is paid to obtain the reading text "The Life Changer by Khadija Abubakar Jali for every Candidate. $20 is the application fee for Candidates from the eight foreign centres.
A Compact Disc (CD) containing JAMB eSyllabus, eBrochure, and other vital materials is given free to every registered candidate.
Candidates should note that ePINS purchased are tied to individual profiles and are not transferable
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. No centre is allowed to request for or accept a candidate's password.
The Board will 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 interest in the Mock Examination during the registration provided they register early enough.
The date for the MOCK examination shall be on Saturday, 9th April, 2022.
Non-JAMB-owned CBT Centres are allowed to collect, through their bank accounts, a separate Seven Hundred Naira (N700) only, for Mock Examination from only interested candidate(s) after notification for examination centre has been received by the candidate. The payment for the Mock Examination shall be made to the centre to which the candidate is assigned after the notification on the assigned centres for the Mock Examination. No association, body, or individual is permitted to run any Mock Examination on behalf of JAMB.
DO NOT PAY FOR MOCK EXAMINATION UNTIL JAMB ASSIGNS YOU TO A CBT CENTRE. NO ONE SHOULD PATRONISE FRAUDSTERS. ONLY JAMB ACCREDITED CBT CENTRES CAN DO VALID REGISTRATION AND SERVE AS EXAMINATION CENTRES
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
TWO NEW SUBJECTS
• THE BOARD, THIS YEAR, HAS INTRODUCED COMPUTER STUDIES AND PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION AS UTME SUBJECTS.
CANDIDATES SITTING FOR THE UNIFIED TERTIARY MATRICULATION EXAMINATION (UTME CAN NOW PICK COMPUTER STUDIES OR PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION AS PART OF THEIR FOUR UTME SUBJECTS IF THEY SO DESIRE OR AS DICTATED BY THEIR PROGRAMME PREFERENCE
• 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. He or how to sign an MoU on ethical standards.
• Multiple registrations are not permitted. Candidates who register more than once will be identified, disqualified, and prosecuted.
• Candidates are to note that irrespective of their choice of programme, they will also be tested on a general text: The Life Changer' by Khadija Abubakar Jali. All Candidates are also expected to read the text.
• 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 authorize the services of ANY cyber cafe or establishment other than the accredited CBT centres for this exercise.
• Examination malpractice is a criminal offence that attracts, in addition to the cancellation of results, publication of names, and prosecution of such offenders.
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