JAMB Commences 2020/2021 Registration
Joint Admission and Matriculation Board
This is to inform the general public and specifically to those candidates who wish to sit for the JAMB 2020 Examination that the sale of JAMB 2020 application forms would commence 13th January, 2020. Kindly disregard any news stating otherwise.
According to the Board, the sales of form will commence 13th January as earlier stated and close on the 17th of February 2020. Without much delay, the examination will commence in March 14 and end at April 4th 2020.
Registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation examination (UTME) is on-line (Via Internet) and all applicants are advised to register by themselves. All required information must be provided.
Applicants are advised to read and understand instructions on how to complete on-line registration before visiting any Accredited Computer Based Test (CBT) Center)
On completion of on-line registration, applicants must print out their registration slip which must bear their true photographs
candidates will only be admitted into the examination hall on production of their printed registration slips.
The Board reserves the right no to allow candidates who fail to comply with these and other instructions to sit for the examination.
A candidate must have attained the age of sixteen years (16) or would have done so on the first day of October in the year of his/her candidature.
UTME candidates must write the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and attain an acceptable standard in the examination for entry into the course of
his/her choice. To find out all details on any course and the required subjects and cut-off points to get admission in any school, visit here https://nigeriaschoolinfo.com/courses.
UTME candidates are advised to use the current syllabus. Past question papers on the examination are available for a fee at the National Headquarters,
Headquarters Annexes, Zonal and State Offices of the Board.
Candidates who submit more than one set of application forms will be disqualified.
Apart from the notification of results, the Board will not enter into correspondence regarding candidates’ performance at the UTME or failure of placement of
The Board reserves the right to withdraw, at any time any result released to candidates or admission offers made, if it is discovered that the candidate cheated at the examination or gave the Board false, incomplete or misleading information.
Candidates should note that the Board is free to place high scoring candidates into institutions other than their preferred choices.
Any candidate whose scores are low for their chosen courses/institutions could approach other institutions and/or departments for consideration. Such
consideration would normally be given after such institutions had taken care of candidates who made such courses either their first or second choice and
other high scoring candidates.
For a candidate to be offered admission into 100 level of the chosen course in any of the Institutions, he/she must obtain an acceptable level of performance at
the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in subjects RELEVANT to the proposed course/programme of study. The UTME subjects which are
mandatory for the respective courses are all listed on each course page here https://nigeriaschoolinfo.com/courses, Please use the quick view icon to easily view required subjects for each course and UTME or DIRECT entry requirement for each course.
*Entry by Direct Application (DE) (2/3/4/5 - year degree programme).*
1. Applicants with one of the following qualifications may be considered for admission by Direct entry:-
(a) A minimum of five (5) subjects passed at not more than two sittings with at least two at the Principal or Advanced level of the G.C.E. and the others, at credit
level of the SSC/GCE , NTC/NBC. No subject shall be counted at both Ordinary and Advanced levels.
(b) Passes in two major subjects in the NCE with S.S.C.E , NTC/NBC credits or equivalents in THREE other subjects (mainly for Education Courses). Education may
be accepted as a third A/Level subject for those taking courses in Education
(c) Two passes at the IJMB examination or Cambridge moderated Schools of Basic Studies terminal examination or International Baccalaurate from recognised
institutions with SSCE/GCE , NTC/NBC credits or equivalent in three other subjects (SUBJECT TO UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS).
*Entry into the Examination Hall*
A Candidate must write the examination in the town and centre to which he/she is assigned by the Board, as indicated on his/her e-registration Slip. Any
candidate who reports elsewhere for the examination WILL NOT HAVE RESULTS.
B Candidates will be allowed entry into the examination hall on the presentation of the following:
(i)Original receipt for the purchase of the Scratch card for registration and;
(ii) E-Registration Slip
*Visually impaired Candidates*
Visually impaired candidates must write the examination at their Examination Centres.
*Conduct During Examination*
A. Candidate should not carry any other paper or books except his/her e-Registration Slip and receipt of purchase of application document Pencil, Calculator,
eraser and sharpeners will be provided by the Board The e-Registration Slip must be surrendered to the Invigilator before the end of the examination.
B. Mobile phone must NOT be brought into the examination hall/room.
C. Candidate should not attempt to obtain undue assistance from the invigilator and should not communicate with other candidates or any person.
D . All rough work should be done on the blank spaces provided in the question paper booklet.
E. Candidates are not allowed to leave the examination room without the permission of the Invigilator.
F. Candidates, while in the venue of the examination and particularly the halls/rooms must be orderly.
G. Any candidate leaving the room before the end of the examination for any reason whatsoever, must leave his/her question paper and answer sheet in the examination room
Where a person is caught or found impersonating a candidate, the entire results of the person being impersonated and those of the impersonator if he/she is
also a candidate for the examination, shall be cancelled.
Where cases of leakage are established in a centre/town, the results of candidates proved to have benefitted from the leakage shall be cancelled while those
of candidates not proved to have benefitted from the leakage shall be released.