Procedures to Register for JAMB 2020

Joint Admission and Matriculation Board

Are you wishing to sit for the UTME examination for 2020? then on this page you will find all information needed to successfully complete your registration.

The 2020 UTME and DE registrations exercises are scheduled to begin on Monday, January 13 and end on February 17.

Find below all necessary steps you need to follow to successfully complete your registration and if you have any problems or queries please feel free to use the Ask a Question button above.

Steps on how to register for the JAMB 2020 Examination

1. Obtaining a profile Code
You will need a sim card and a mobile phone to begin your registration process, please strictly note:
i. One sim card cannot by two or multiple persons, One candidate, one sim card
ii. The Cell phone number used to create the profile code is automatically tied to the Candidate’s name and will be used in all communications related to his/her JAMB related issues.
ii. Do not use someones number, use your own SIM and be sure you can always reach for this sim card.

* if you have your sim card and phone ready, then text your three names in the proper order to 55019, you will instantly get a text message reply containing your profile code. Do not worry if the reply takes a little longer, sometimes the could be network related issues.

e.g. [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 Ugiakong Philomena Uwanim (Surname and first name are mandatory)

IN THE CASE OF CORRECTION 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

2. PURCHASE OF E-PIN
You can use your Master Card to purchase a JAMB Registration E-Pin from any of the following banks or services
ACCESS, ECOBANK, FIRSTBANK, FCMB, FIDELITY, JAIZ, SKYE, STERLING, UNION, UNITY and ZENITH, Paga, e-Tranzact (PocketMoni), TEASYPay and Packway Projects (Readycash), FUD MFB (Dutse) and Regent MFB (Abuja). SystemSpecs (Remita) and InterSwitch (Quickteller).

If you do not have a Master Card or need assistance with purchasing your JAMB E-pin please use the service of a Cyber Cafe to purchase your E-Pin only. Do not be deceive by any road side cyber cafe to process your registration, registration is only donE by JAMB CBT Centres.
If you are within Cross River State, you can visit Success Techmax @ No 1 Hospital Lane Obudu, Ogarway Bustop to process your E-Pin Faster and Reliable.

SIX DIFFERENT MODES/METHODS OF PAYMENT/ PROCUREMENT OF ePIN FOR REGISTRATION (CHOOSE SUITABLE ONE)

A – PAYMENT THROUGH BANKS INCLUDING 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
PAYMENTS 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

HOW TO RECOVER LOST ePIN AFTER PAYMENT

If ePIN is not Received or Lost, send [UTMEPIN] or [DEPIN] to 55019 for UTME or DE respectively from the unique number
The ePIN would then be retrieved and delivered on the candidate’s unique number

Okay lets move to the next step

3. Completing your registration at CBT Centres
Having successfully generated your profile code and obtain your JAMB E-PIN, your next step is moving to any CBT Centre within your local to complete your registration.

At the CBT Centre, present you ePIN at let them work their Magic. In less then no time your registration should be successfully complete.

Okay before you close this page, note that any candidate who by any circumstance register outside an approved CBT Centre will be fished out and disqualified. Sounds scary huh! stay warned.

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