Jamb 2020 Registration Form, Starting & Syllabus

JAMB 2020/2021 Registration Form, the starting date and syllabus download. See New Guidelines and Registration Details below.

Jamb 2020/2021 registration portal is not yet open for the online registrations. Please neglect any websites that mislead on this information. And ensure you bookmark this page to get first-hand information.

We will use this page to update you with all the information’s you need to know about the 2020 Joint Admission and Matriculation Board registration forms and criteria.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) management has declared around December 2020 for the commencement of sales of the 2020 UTME application forms.

The Board wishes to inform the general public that the sale of JAMB 2020 application forms would commence before January 2020. Kindly disregard any news stating otherwise.

IMPORTANT! The CBT centres are allowed to collect, through their bank accounts, a separate ₦700 for this exercise from interested candidates after notification of centre has been received by the candidate.

Cost of 2020 Jamb Form

  • Cost of Registration. PIN: #3,500
  • Compulsory Reading Text: #500
  • Service Charge for Registration: #700
  • Total: #4,700.

N/B: The Registration will last for 6 weeks, from 10th January.

Candidates are advised in their own interest to register at JAMB Accredited CBT CENTRES Nation wide and JAMB OFFICES only.

The release of this form (Jamb CBT registration form 2020) is now able to give an answer to questions that many aspirants has been asking which include;

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria for the 2020/2021 academic session.

In other to be fully aware of what to expect during JAMB 2020 registration and the procedures for registration, we are going to update you with 2020/2021 registration procedures to help you know how it’s done. While waiting for the official announcement on when to start selling 2020 Jamb form it is important for all candidates to create a profile.

NOTE: Jamb has made it compulsory for candidates to create profile. Without JAMB profile, No Candidates will be able to register for 2020 JAMB as all documents upload are done on JAMB Portal. It is after creating Jamb profile that you can apply for Jamb and even check your admission status. How To Create JAMB Profile.

How to Register JAMB 2020 – Step by Step Guide

1. Profile Registration:

One phone number can be used by one candidate. The 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

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 Temitope Amu John (Surname and first name are mandatory)

A Profile Code of 10 characters is received by the candidate on the same telephone number

2. Self Help In Case Of Mistake/Loss Of Profile Code:

  • 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

3. 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)
    POS (Citi-Serve)
  • 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

4. Duties Of Participating Banks/Outlets:

  • Collect the Profile Code from candidate’s phone
  • Collect payment and vend ePIN by SMS to candidate’s phone
  • Facilitate POS Payment, if necessary
  • Issue Evidence of Payment
  • Collect Center Service Fees, if requested by the CBT Center

5. Different Methods Of Payment/Procurement Of ePIN For Registration

  • A – Payment through Banks/Micro Finance Banks
    • Present Profile Code and pay by cash or card
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
  • B – Payment Through POS – This is available at State Offices of JAMB + CBT Centres, other POS outlets and any CBT Centre that demands it
    • Present Profile Code and pay by card
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
  • C – Payment Through Mobile money Operators – This is available at CBT Centres and Other Outlets
    • Present Profile Code and pay by cash
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
  • D – Payment Using ATM – This is available on all ATM outlets of Participating Banks listed in C(I) (InterSwitch Channel)
    • Select Bill Payment and then pick JAMB
    • Enter Profile Code and pay
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
  • E – Online Payment On Jamb Portal
    • Visit JAMB website: jamb.gov.ng
    • Click Purchase of 2018 Application Document
    • Enter your Profile Code
    • Select payment method (InterSwitch or Remita)
    • Make payment
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
  • Payment Using USSD (NIBSS/ERCAS)
    • Dial *565*6*55019#
    • Enter Profile Code
    • Select bank and follow the prompts to complete payment
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

6. How To Recover Lost ePIN After Payment

  1. If ePIN is not Received or Lost, send [UTMEPIN] or [DEPIN] to 55019 for UTME or DE respectively from the unique number
  2. 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.

7. Registration Process At CBT Centers:

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

N/B: Candidate should register at any centre other than the accredited CBT centre and JAMB State office. Any candidate who is registered outside approved centers will be identified and disqualified.

Procedure For The Eight Foreign Centers Only Is As Follows: Registration fee for candidates from the eight foreign countries is $20 or its equivalent in each of the eight countries. Candidates from the eight foreign countries are to download the Application from the Board’s website (www.jamb.gov.ngcomplete and submit it with the fee at the eight designated centers 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 numberii. 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

ii. 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

iii. Each candidate should visit any accredited CBT centre with his/her personal details, the profile and evidence of payment.

Registration Process at CBT Centers

The candidate presents the ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Center 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 center

Candidates are to:

1) Pay NOT more than N700 as Service Charge to the CBT Center

2). Provide Bio-data including Date of Birth, Nationality, State of Origin, Local Government, Gender, e-mail address, among others

3). Provide choice of institutions and programmes (disciplines)

4). Provide qualification with grades and dates, if not awaiting result

5). Upload relevant certificates, if not awaiting result

6). 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

7). Supply JAMB registration number for previous institutional certificates for DE only

8). Provide UTME subjects and choice of examination town(s) for

  • (a) Mock examination  (optional)
  • (b) Examination for UTME (actual examination)

9). Do picture capture (no scanning of passport photograph)

10). Do Bio-metric enrollment (ten fingers)

11). Review entries and confirm correctness

12). Print Registration Slip USING BIO-METRIC AUTHENTICATION

13). Collect, at no other cost, the reading text and CD

14). Each Candidate is to collect his/her e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of registration

15). There will be no offline registration, as all the accredited CBT centers have been empowered for real time online registration. No candidate should register at any center other than the accredited CBT center and JAMB State-Offices. Any candidate who is registered outside approved centers will be identified and disqualified.

When is Jamb Going to Commence Full Online Registration

JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, who disclosed this at a stakeholders meeting on plans and modalities for the sale and registration of 2020 UTME application. He said the sale of the application documents would commence on 10th of January, 2019 and end on 20 February, 2019.

He explained that the duration of the registration will be two months as against the one month of 2019 exercise.

According to him: “Having examined that all logistics are put in places for a smooth exercise, management would strictly adhere to to the sale period. Therefore, all stakeholders are advised to cooperate, collaborate, support and assist the board in this direction.

He said: “The application fee remains five thousand naira (N4,500), just as the reading text is still five hundred naira. The application fee is inclusive of the commission of three hundred naira (N500) paid on each application to the selling points.

Oleyede also announce that the 2019 UTME exercise will take place between March, 2019.

JAMB Order of Choice of Institutions

On the 2020 registration platform, Candidates are to note that their 1 choice can be a College of Education, University, Innovation Enterprise Institutes, Polytechnics/Monotechnics, NDA (Nigerian Defense Academy) or Nigeria Police Academy.

JAMB Examination Date – The 2020 CBT EXAMINATION will commence on March, 2020.

The venue of the examination will be at any center 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 and therefore no longer available.

JAMB Registration Fee/Procurement of Registration ePINS

1). Registration Fee is Five Thousand (N5, 000) Naira Only. Additional Five Hundred (N500) Naira Only is paid to obtain the reading text “IN DEPENDENCE” for UTME Candidates and “The Last Days at Forcados High School” for DE Candidates and $20 for Candidates from the eight foreign centres

2). A CD containing JAMB eSyllabus, eBrochure and other vital materials is also given free.
Candidates should note that ePINS purchased are tied to individual profile and are not transferable

3). 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

N/B: Candidates are advised to keep as confidential their security details such as registration numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, e-mail addresses and E-Pins.

Optional UTME-Mock-Examination

As was done last year, the Board will also conduct a mock examination in all the accredited CBT centres to prepare and familiarize 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 10th January, 2020. The MOCK examination shall commence from Monday 22nd to Wednesday 24th January, 2020.

The CBT Centres are allowed to collect, through their bank accounts, a separate Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only, for this exercise from only interested candidate after notification of centre has been received by the candidate.

The payment for mock examination by the candidate shall be made to the centre to which the candidate is assigned after the notification of assigned centres for the mock examination. No Association or body is permitted to run any mock examination on behalf of JAMB.

N/B: Do not pay for mock until jamb assigns you to a CBT centre. No one should patronize fraudsters, many of whom are now in custody for defrauding prospective candidates. Only jamb accredited CBT centres can do valid registration and serve as examination centres

JAMB CBT Registration Centres – In line with the Board’s regulated registration exercise, only the accredited Computer Based Test Centres and JAMB States and FCT Offices will be allowed to register candidates. This is to avoid exploitation, off-line registration, mismatch of candidates’ particulars and other registration-irregularities.

Jamb Registration Update

Please note that a lot of changes has been made on Jamb 2020/2021 registration, See some of them below:

Those who wish to obtain the form are hereby advised to do so immediately for they own good before the deadline elapses.

Below are some important information as regards the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) as released by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

  1. JAMB to start the sale of 2020 UTME forms in December.
  2. 2020 JAMB Mock Examination proposed date: 22nd January to 24th January, 2020 (only candidates, who register on January, 2020 and who have expressed interest for the examination would be eligible for the optional mock examination).
  3. 2020 JAMB UTME Form proposed closing date: 6th February, 2020.
  4. JAMB have banned the use of wristwatches and pens by candidates and other persons in the examination hall.
  5. The price of the 2020 UTME Registration Form will be N3,500 (inclusive of the N300 commission paid on each application to selling points) as it was for 2020.
  6. Foreign based candidates would pay the sum of $20 dollars per candidate as against $100 and $150 dollars paid in 2020 for candidates in Africa and outside Africa, respectively.

See JAMB Subject Combination Here

So many people often make mistakes during jamb registration especially when choosing they Jamb subject combinations. However, Jamb 2020 syllabus for Jamb 2020/2021 registration is now out so that students registering for it can now which course and the appropriate ones to apply for.

Helpful Tips to Score High in 2020 JAMB UTME

  • Early preparation is one of the keys to do well in any examination
  • Very important, Use the latest jamb syllables to prepare for your exam while reading
  • Go through jamb solved past questions and answer
  • downloading the JAMB CBT practice software and practice since is computer based assessment
  • Time management is another vital issue in an exam. It is important that you learn how to manage the time you are given Usually there are 250 questions to be answered in 2hrs 45 minutes, so you do not have a lot of time
  • Make sure you always crosscheck your work before submitting it

Important Materials Needed for JAMB 2020/2021 Registration

All candidates who are to register for 2020 Jamb are going to be tested based on a general book which is to be made available to all candidates and the name of the book is ; “Sweet Sixteen.” 

During the process of registration, The following will be made available to all candidates:

  • A soft copy of the current JAMB 2020 Syllabus for the examination.
  • A material containing all the Admission procedures and requirements of Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria which also include the available programmes of study in the institutions.

Jamb Syllabus for 2019/2020

See the Jamb Syllabus for all Subjects Below. Get All Jamb Subject Syllabus here.

JAMB Eligible Institution

The eligible institution or institution type for Jamb 2020 registration will be made available online. They are;

  1. First Degree
  2. National Diploma (ND)
  3. National Innovation Diploma (NID)
  4. Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) programmes
  5. In Universities
  6. including other Degree-Awarding Institutions
  7. Monotechnics
  8. Polytechnics
  9. Innovation Enterprise Institutes
  10. Colleges of Education.

JAMB General Information for Candidate

  • All candidates must mandatory 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
  • ll 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
  • andidates 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: “In Dependence” by Sarah Ladipo Manyika 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 wristwatch, Phone, electronic device, 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.

The above information is for you to be fully aware of what to expect during JAMB 2020 registration, and the procedures for registration.

We will keep updating you with the 2020/2021 registration procedures to help you know how it is done and also make sure that all candidate preparing for 2020 jamb are being updated here.

So bookmark this page and keep on checking. Also, make sure you create your jamb profile on time and study very well using the latest jamb syllable. Good-luck.

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