In this post students who intend to register for JAMB 2020 will get guidelines and instructions on JAMB 2020/2021 form, How to create JAMB profile and get confirmation code and everything about JAMB 2020 exam.
When is JAMB Registration for 2020/2021 starting?
Currently registration forms for 2020/2021 UTME and DE is not yet out. JAMB 2020 registration will most likely commence before December 2019. The JAMB management will make an official announced when the UTME and DE form is out.
How Much is JAMB 2020 Form?
The price of JAMB 2020 Registration form is Three Thousand Five Hundred (N3, 500) Naira Only. While the cost of registration at accredited CBT centres Nationwide is N700.
Students will also pay an additional Five Hundred (N500) Naira only, to obtain the JAMB 2020 compulsory reading text.
The new registration fee for the exams registration form took effect from January 2019.
Before this, the major question on the mind of students who intend to register for JAMB 2020 was “How much is JAMB 2020/2021 registration form“. Students are to note that the price of JAMB UTME and DE form(ePIN) is still the same as last year, it hasn’t changed.
JAMB Past Questions and Answers
It is very important that you study for JAMB using past questions. If you need current JAMB past questions and answers on all subjects, i recommend you download my JAMB Past question and answers application.
The application has thousands of UTME questions and answers for all subjects that will prepare you for your exam. If you study with this application, i guarantee you’ll pass your JAMB exams and score 280 and above.
However, the JAMB CBT application is not FREE, it cost N1,000 only. To download the JAMB CBT Practice application – CLICK HERE.
Is NIN Compulsory for JAMB 2020 Registration?
Yes, it is compulsory. According to JAMB, starting from 2020, only candidates with National Identification Number(NIN) will register for JAMB 2020 UTME.
The introduction of the use of National Identification Number(NIN) in JAMB registration will help tackle challenges of multiple registration.
Read more about JAMB NIN Registration.
How to Register for JAMB 2020/2021 UTME
Here are the steps on how to successfully register for JAMB 2020 UTME;
#Step 1: Get your National Identification Number
JAMB will use National Identification number(NIN) for 2020 UTME and DE registration. According to JAMB, the use of NIN for JAMB 2020 will help solve issues of multiple registration. Therefore only candidates with a NIN will register for JAMB 2020 UTME and DE exams.
Here is a guide on How to Get NIN for JAMB 2020
#Step 2. Create a JAMB Profile and get Confirmation Code
Creating JAMB profile for 2020/2021 registration is now very easy, you can simply do this by ensuring you have an active mobile number and a valid email address.
Here is a guide on how to create JAMB 2020 Profile
#Step 3. Purchase JAMB ePIN
The 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.
#Step 4. Visit a CBT Center for Complete your Registration.
After getting your profile confirmation code and ePIN the next phase is to complete your registration at a JAMB 2020 accredited CBT center.
How to Create JAMB Profile and Get Confirmation Code
JAMB Profile Creation pairs your mobile number to your JAMB Profile. To create a JAMB profile, you have to send an SMS with your details to a short code provided by JAMB.
if done successfully JAMB will immediately send a confirmation code to your mobile number. To know more, Read about How to Register a JAMB Profile for 2020 Exams.
Where to Buy JAMB 2020/2021 Form
When you finish creating your JAMB profile and have your profile code, you can now proceed to purchasing your JAMB form ePIN.
You can buy JAMB 2020 forms [ePIN] from Banks or Online via JAMB portal( www.jamb.gov.ng ) or at accredited merchants.
How to buy JAMB Form [ePin] from Banks
Here are the steps on how to buy JAMB 2020/201 forms from Banks using your Profile confirmation code;
Step 1: Visit the Nearest Bank Branch and Purhcase JAMB ePIN
Go to a bank selling JAMB 2020 registration form epin, present your profile code and proceed to make the payment. You will now receive your JAMB ePIN in a text message. See a list of Banks selling JAMB 2020 Form ePIN.
Step 2: Complete your Registration at an Accredited CBT Center.
Visit an accredited JAMB CBT center nearest you to complete your registration. See a list of JAMB Accredited CBT Centers.
How to Buy JAMB 2020 Form (ePINs) from JAMB Portal
Candidates can also purchase JAMB 2020 Forms(ePIN) from JAMB website using Interswitch or Remita as payment method;
Here are the procedures;
- Visit JAMB website: www.jamb.gov.ng
- Click Purchase of 2020 Application Document
- Enter Profile Code
- Select payment Method e.g. Interswitch or Remita
- Make payment
- The Candidate will get the JAMB ePIN on his/her unique telephone number
After successful payment & obtaining ePIN, candidate should proceed to any of the accredited CBT Centres to complete his/her own registration.
JAMB 2020 Accredited CBT Centres
You can complete your JAMB 2020 registration at CBT centers nearest to you. JAMB has approved over 718 accredited CBT Centres Nationwide.
Test centres are examination locations across the country where candidates can take Computer Based Tests (CBT). All centres provide students with modern infrastructure that would enable the conduct of CBT.
In line with the Board’s regulated registration exercise, only the accredited Computer Based Test Centres or JAMB Office will register candidates.
This is to avoid exploitation, offline registration, mismatch of candidates’ particulars and other registration-irregularities.
Here is a full list of approved CBT centre for JAMB 2020 exams;
- Akwa Ibom
- Cross River
All Candidates should note that the cost of JAMB UTME and DE registration at CBT centres Nationwide is N700.
JAMB 2020/2021 Registration Process at Various Centres
Below is a list of JAMB 2020 registration process which all candidates must undergo.
The candidate presents the ePIN at any JAMB 2020 accredited CBT Centres for validation and completion of registration.
- Candidate Provides bio-data
- Candidates selects of institutions and programmes
- Candidates chooses UTME subjects
- Picture capture (no passport photography)
- Biometric capture
- Print Registration Slip using biometric authentication
- Collect reading text & CD
Below are answers to some frequently question on JAMB 2020 Registration and Examination Date.
JAMB FAQs on Registration and Exam
When is JAMB form Closing Date for 2020?
JAMB form registration is usually open for a period of 3 months, Therefore, assuming JAMB 2020 registration starts in December, the deadline will most likely be February 2019.
How can i Recover/Check JAMB ePIN?
If you lost your JAMB ePIN or didn’t receive your UTME/DE ePIN during the process of purchase, i have prepared a guide that will assist you on how to retrieve JAMB ePINs so as to complete your registration.
How can i recover lost JAMB Profile?
If you forgot your JAMB profile code, you can check and retrieve it easy by sending a code to JAMB, after this you will receive a text with your JAMB profile code.
Read about How to recover lost jamb profile code.
How to Correct Name Error in JAMB Profile
You can correct errors made while creating your JAMB Profile by sending a text message in the correct name format to JAMB.
To learn more, read about How To Change Your Name in JAMB after Registration.
What are the textbooks to Read for JAMB 2020?
Sweet Sixteen by Bolaji Abdullahi is the compulsory/recommended novel for JAMB 2020 English.
JAMB has recommended textbooks and novels for all 2020 UTME Subject. Last year, the JAMB 2019 compulsory novels for Use of English is “Sweet Sixteen” by Bolaji Abdullahi for UTME Candidates and “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by A. H. Mohammed for DE Candidates.
Every student will get the compulsory JAMB novel after registration. You can also buy others textbooks separately at bookstores nationwide. See a list of JAMB recommended textbooks for all Subjects.
Can Student in SS1 or SS2 Write JAMB?
Yes, secondary school students in SS1 or SS2 who fulfill the age requirement can write JAMB.
JAMB and most secondary schools discourages SS1 and SS2 students from writing UTME and O’level exams(Waec and Neco), but in my opinion I feel this should be reviewed again and students who are of age should be allowed to write these external exams and purchase the JAMB 2020/2021 Registration form. Read more
Can Students with Awaiting Result Register for JAMB?
Yes, Candidates with awaiting result can write JAMB. However you must provide the result(WAEC, NECO, NABTEB) before the deadline given by JAMB.
Students who fail to provide their O’level results will not qualify for admission.
JAMB candidates who have their results should upload it on JAMB portal before the deadline. See How to Upload Awaiting Result on JAMB Website.
When is JAMB 2020 Mock Starting
JAMB 2020 mock exams will begin in February 2020. Only candidates who registered for JAMB mock shall to sit for the exams.
You can do JAMB MOCK registration and reprinting of slip at accredited CBT centers only. Read about JAMB 2020 Mock Date and registration guide.
Is 2020 JAMB Mock Exam Compulsory?
No, JAMB mock exams is optional.
The aim of the mock exams are to prepare both candidates and CBT centers for the UTME by helping to detect and solve and possible hitches that may occur during the examination.
When is JAMB 2020 UTME CBT Starting?
The JAMB 2020 UTME CBT date is not yet out, However the exam is most likely to commence in April 2020. The venue of the examination will be at a centre nearby to a candidates town(s).
How to Check JAMB Centre and Date of Examination
You can find your JAMB 2020 exam date, time and CBT centre displayed on your JAMB Slip. You can print your JAMB slip by logging into your JAMB Profile.
For a complete guide, read about How to RePrint JAMB 2020 Slip.
When will JAMB Start giving Admission for 2019/2020?
The JAMB admission status will released to candidates starting from August or September 2019. This means that the first set of JAMB admission list will be out either by September or October 2019.
When will JAMB CAPS stop Giving Admission for 2019/2020?
JAMB will stop giving 2019 admission on central admission processing systems(CAPS) from January 2020. If you haven’t been offered admission by January 2020, i advise you register for JAMB 2020 before the deadline.
You can read more on this – HERE
How to Check JAMB 2019 Admission Status and Accept CAPS Admission
Here is a guide on how to check your JAMB 2019 result with registration number on caps portal using phone or pc;
How to Check UTME and Direct Entry Admission Status on JAMB CAPS Portal
- Visit the JAMB portal at www.jamb.org.ng/efacility.
- Login with your registered Email and Password.
- Then locate and click on ‘Check 2019 UTME/DE Admission Status on CAPS‘.
- Now Select “Admission Status” on the left panel.
- Locate and click on the ‘Search‘ button in front of your JAMB Registration Number to load your profile.
You can now accept/reject your admission offer under ‘Admission Profile’.
For a full guide on how to check JAMB admission status on CAPS Portal.
JAMB Cut Off Mark for Universities and Polytechnics
JAMB 2019/2020 cut off mark is out. The official Jamb 2019 cut off mark for polytechnic, college of education is 140 and 110 respectively while the cut-off mark for all universities is 160.
However these cut off marks are different in all Nigerian schools. See a list of JAMB Cut off marks for all school.
Also Read: WAEC May/June 2020 Registration Closing Date
How can i make a complaint to JAMB?
If you experience problems during your JAMB 2020/2021 Registration, there is now an easy way to resolve these issue.
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.