JAMB 2019/20 Sales, Registration of UTME Forms [ePIN] Start Jan. 10th

The price of JAMB 2019 Registration form is N3500. While the cost of Registration at accredited CBT centres Nationwide is N700. The JAMB 2019 Registration form e-PINs can be purchase online via JAMB Website or at Banks. Candidates should note that deadline for JAMB 2019 Registration is in February 2019 and the UTME exams will commence on the 16th of March 2019.


The JAMB 2019/2020 UTME Registration will commence on the 10th of January 2019. Here are details on JAMB 2019 Profile Creation, Form Fees, where to buy JAMB 2019 forms and list of accredited centres (Professional Testing Centres (PTC) and Professional Registration Centres) across the country




JAMB 2019-2020 Registration Date

Interested candidates for JAMB 2019 should note that sales of 2019 UTME registration forms would commence on Jan.10, 2019 and the sales of JAMB e-PINs for the examination would last for six weeks.

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Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, has assured that the conduct of the 2019 examination will be better.

The JAMB Registrar has also announced that JAMB has stopped the use cyber cafes for registration of candidates from the beginning of the 2019 UTME exams because they are extorting candidates and overcharging them and here was no way of tracking them because they were not registered.

JAMB’s Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede also gave the assurance that the 2019 general elections would not affect the sale of JAMB forms, adding that the board had adjusted its examination schedule ahead of the election.



He said these information during an interactive session with CBT owners from across the country.

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To view a list of JAMB Accredited Registration Centres across Nigeria – CLICK HERE


Below are some factors to note regarding JAMB 2019 UTME;


JAMB 2019 Registration fee

President Buhari has approved the reduction in the cost of Forms for JAMB UTME, NECO SSCE and the Basic Education Certificate Examination. With effect from January 2019 the cost of JAMB UTME Form will drop from N5,000 to N3,500. NECO will drop from N11,350, to N9,850.

The approval was granted during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo at the State House Villa, Abuja.

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu who briefed State House Correspondents on the outcome of the FEC meeting, said from January next year, prospective students are to pay N3,500 for JAMB as against N5,000.



Students in SS1 might be disqualified from participating

The numbers of candidates for the 2019 UTME might not be as much as that of the 2018 edition as JAMB plans to reduce the numbers.

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When asked about how many candidates are expected to participate in the upcoming exam, Oloyede said, ”it is difficult to say the exact number of applicants we are expecting this time. We expect to crash the number because many of those who are taking the forms are not even prepared or qualified for the exam.

“Some are SS1 students, who are just trying; contributing N5,000 unduly to our purse. We are putting in place some checks to make people who want to apply to be minimally qualified.


JAMB 2019 UTME Date

The JAMB 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will commence on Saturday 16th March 2019. To know more about – Read Here



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