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JAMB CBT Registration Form 2021 See How to Buy JAMB Form

Filed in Exam, Jamb News by on May 12, 2021

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JAMB CBT Registration Form 2021 is Out! This is to inform all Nigerian tertiary institution aspiring candidates that JAMB CBT Registration form 2021 portal is out and available for registration and application intake.

JAMB CBT Registration Form 2021

JAMB announces the JAMB registration date for all candidates. JAMB 2021 Registration begins on the 8th of April 2021 and the registration closing date is the 15th of May 2021.

However, JAMB Exam Starting Date is the 5th of June 2021 and it ends on the 19th of June 2021.

The MediaLand Team has compiled a list of accredited registration centres, recommended textbooks, syllabus, past exam questions, and many other reliable resources to aid your success on the forth-coming examination.

BOOKMARK THIS PAGE and always check back anytime. We will continue to provide you with up-to-date reliable information so that you will have a stress-free registration.

Direct entry candidates should check (JAMB Direct Entry Form Application Details) to obtain JAMB DE form and register.

JAMB Registration Update

  • The 2021 JAMB Registration begins on the 8th of April, 2021 and ends 15th of May 2021.
  • JAMB CBT Registration Form 2021 is out for sale.
  • The JAMB 2021 date is from the 5th of June, 2021 to 19th June 2021.
  • JAMB Mock Exam 2021 will hold on Thursday, 20th May.

Check the table below for the cost of JAMB form:

Items Amount (₦)
Registration Fee 3,500
Compulsory Reading Text 500
Service Charge for Registration 700
Total 4,700

Below are some important links you should also check:

Order of Choice of Institution

On the 2021 registration platform, candidates are to note that their 1st choice can be a College of Education, University, Innovative Enterprise Institutes, Polytechnics/Monotechnics, NDA (Nigerian Defence Academy) or Nigeria Police Academy.

JAMB General Entry Requirements

The general entry requirements for admission into the First Degree, National Diploma (ND), National Innovation Diploma (NID) and Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) programs in Universities,

Also, other degree-awarding Institutions, Monotechnics, Polytechnics, Innovation Enterprise Institutions and Colleges of Education are five (5) O’Level Credit passes including Mathematics and English Language.

Details are available in the eBrochure which would be given to each Candidate at the accredited CBT centres and JAMB State-Offices.

DO NOT GIVE YOUR PASSWORD to any centre (or Cyber Café). Any centre that asks for more than your profile code, email address and registration number is a fraudster. Do not give any password.

How to Purchase JAMB CBT 2021 Registration Form

How to Purchase JAMB CBT 2021 Registration Form

Candidates are advised to read the information below carefully to be able to obtain their JAMB UTME form:

  • Registration Fee is Three Thousand Five Hundred (N3, 500) naira. An additional Five Hundred (N500) naira only is paid to obtain the reading text “The Life Changer” by Khadija Abubakar Jali for UTME and DE Candidates and $20 for Candidates from the eight foreign centres.
  • 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.
  • 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. No centre is allowed to request or accept a candidate’s password.
  • Candidates are not permitted to register more than once. In the event of any error during the registration process, such candidates are to seek correction from the Board and not to obtain a fresh application as doing so would attract sanction.


Nobody, including parents/guardians or any proxy, is allowed to transact any business on any candidate’s profile. 

The registration process and all activities on candidates’ profile are being monitored by the Board and defaulters shall be severely sanctioned.

Any candidate who makes his password, profile code or other security codes available to another person (parents, friends, tutorial teachers, fraudsters etc) is liable for any alteration done by such person(s).

DO NOT GIVE YOUR PASSWORD TO ANYBODY INCLUDING JAMB OFFICIALS. These security codes are not to be demanded at any registration centre by any person for any purpose.

Profile Registration

1. Every candidate would require the use of a unique phone (mobile) number (SIM) for the process of registration. The unique phone number can be used by one candidate only

  • (Note: This number (SIM) remains your unique identification for all your transactions with the board.

2. The candidate will send his/her National Identification Number (NIN) by text (SMS) to 55019 from his/her personal GSM number. E.g, write the word “NIN” then space and add your 11 digit NIN Number and send to 55019 in this format (NIN 00123456789).

  • There should be a space between the word “NIN” and your 11 digit NIN (Note that the number must not have been used by another person to register for UTME/DE in the past)

3. A Profile Code of 10 characters is received by the candidate on the same telephone(SIM) number.

4. The phone number used for the text message is automatically tied to the candidate’s 2021 application, examination and admission.



5. 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 a text message to the candidate’s Phone number.

6. Candidate presents the ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for registration.

7. The application cannot be completed until the candidate’s biometric (all ten fingers) are captured and photograph taken physically (No submission of passport photograph).

  • The successful capture of biometrics and photograph will authorize a candidate to print his/her e-registration slip. The fingerprint shall be required for any further transaction with JAMB on the candidates’ profile.

8. Only candidates whose biometrics verification is successful on examination day will be permitted to sit the UTME. No parent or any proxy is allowed to make any transaction on the candidates’ profile.

9. Candidates with biometric challenges can only register at JAMB headquarters in Abuja.

Help in case of Mistake/Loss of Profile Code

1. To correct a mistake in the candidate’s name, send the [CORRECT Surname First-Name Middle-Name] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number.

2. To retrieve a lost Profile Code, send [RESEND] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number.

3. Candidate can reset lost or forgotten Profile Password on their registered cell phone by sending [password] space [email address] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number.


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 the issue, select a complaint area on a dropdown and then summarize the nature of the complaint.

He/she may also attach supporting documents (if available) then send them.

JAMB ePIN Selling Points

The selling outlets where you can get JAMB ePIN are:

  1. NIPOST and eleven Participating Banks (ACCESS, FCMB, FIDELITY, FIRSTBANK, JAIZ, Polaris, Stanbic IBTC, STERLING, UNION and UNITY).
  2. Mobile Money Operators: Paga, e-Transact, Pocket Moni, TEASYPay, Packway Projects (Readycash) and Xpress payment solutions.
  3. Participating Micro Finance Banks: Trust MFB, Zazzau MFB, Obeledun MFB and Regent MFB.
  4. Online Payment Platforms: System Specs (Remita), InterSwitch (Quickteller) Upper-link, e-Transact and United Payment Services (UPS).
  5. Cooperative Society: JAMB Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society.
  6. Others: Unique ICT, Digital Partners Network.
  7. POS (Citi-Serve).
  8. ATMs of banks listed in (1) above (InterSwitch).
  9. Nigerian Embassies in Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Beau, Cotonou, Jeddah, Johannesburg, and London.

Duties of Participating Outlets/Banks

All the participating outlets or banks for JAMB ePIN are to carry out the following duties;

  1. They are to collect the Profile Code from the candidate’s phone.
  2. Collect payment and vend ePIN by SMS to candidate’s phone (Not dictating or copying).
  3. Facilitate POS Payment, if necessary.
  4. Issue Evidence of Payment.
  5. Collect Centre Service Fees, if requested by the CBT Centre.
  6. ePIN is to be delivered electronically to candidates and not to be handwritten.

Methods of Payment/Procurement of Registration ePIN


  • Present Profile Code and pay by cash or card
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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


  • Visit the JAMB website: jamb.gov.ng
  • Click Purchase of 2020 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


  • Foreign candidates visit www.jamb.gov.ng/efacility
  • create a profile
  • Login to the profile
  • On the menu on the left pane, click on 2021 Foreign UTME/DE registration
  • Go through guided questions until the payment page
  • Make payment using any of the authorized cards
  • Complete the registration directly online


  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, the candidate should proceed to any of the JAMB accredited cbt centres to complete his/her registration.

How to Register for JAMB at CBT Centers

How to Register for JAMB at CBT Centers

The candidate is to present 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.


1. Pay NOT more than N700 as Service Charge to any of the accredited CBT Centres (Do not accept to leave your particulars for proxy registration. It will disqualify you).

2. Provide choice of institutions and programmes (course of study).

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

4. Upload relevant certificates, if not awaiting result (this is applicable for both UTME and Direct Entry (DE) candidates.

5. Provide O/L and or A/L grades are to be provided by candidates. Candidates who are awaiting results should supply (upload) the results online on CAPS (JAMB) 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 uploaded his/her result on the portal of JAMB
  • No institution is allowed to take a new picture/photograph, biometrics or require any other upload of the result.
  • All results are downloadable by institutions from the board’s website (and the download is tracked to avoid abuse)

6. Supply JAMB registration number for previous institutional certificates for DE only

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

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

8. Review entries and confirm the correctness.

9. Print Registration Slip USING BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION to confirm valid fingerprint (UTME/DE).

  • Note that authentication with your fingerprint removes blames of error from CBT centres. Candidates are to check before confirming their fingerprint.

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


There will be no offline registration, as all the accredited CBT centres have been empowered for real-time online registration.

No candidate should register at any centre other than the accredited CBT centre and JAMB State-Offices. Any candidate who is registered outside approved centres will be identified and disqualified

General Information on JAMB Registration

1. All candidates must mandatorily register their profiles through text messages as illustrated above before proceeding to buy the ePIN.

2. The registration fee is non-refundable

3. As it is the practice, centres are allowed to charge not more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only as registration. Any centre that charges more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) should be reported to JAMB for appropriate sanctions.

4. All 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 No CBT centre staff is allowed to conduct direct cash transaction with the candidates.

5. Candidates 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.

6. Multiple registrations are not Candidates who register more than once will be identified and disqualified.

7. Candidates should note that they must be present and take live photographs that will be embossed on their result slips and admission letters. Scanned/stapled passport photograph is not allowed.

8. All candidate should note that irrespective of their choice of course of study, they will also be tested on a general text:

  • “The Life Changer” by Khadija Abubakar Jali for UTME Candidates and DE candidates are also expected to read the text.

9. Candidates/Officials would not be allowed to enter the examination centre with a wristwatch, Phone, electronic device, or any pen/biro. Only the common pencil is allowed.

10. Candidates are warned that JAMB does not require or authorise ANY cyber cafe services or establishment other than the accredited CBT centres for this exercise.



– Candidates who are blind are to indicate by typing BLIND and also picking the option of writing their examination through CBT mode or Read Examination Aloud.

– A candidate is either blind or sighted. It is important to be factual.


– A special indicator for the deaf/mute has been created to differentiate them for special attention at the examination hall. Deaf candidates are therefore to confirm this appropriately during registration.


– Candidates with biometric challenges can only register at JAMB headquarters in Abuja.

– No other CBT centre is allowed to register such candidates

– They will also sit for their JAMB 2021 examination at JAMB headquarters in Abuja

– No candidate will be permitted to sit the examination if his/her biometrics is not verified.

– The Board will not permit or process any examination without biometric verification

– Candidates with a biometric abnormality can only register and take the examination at the JAMB Headquarters, Bwari Abuja. The Board will facilitate the travels of the candidates.

How to Apply for JAMB Form in Foreign Countries

  • The 2021 JAMB CBT Registration Form fee for candidates from the eight foreign countries is $20 or it’s 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.ng complete and submit it with the fee at the eight designated centres as indicated on the website.

Foreign Candidates are to visit the following foreign missions;

  • Nigerian Embassy in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire
  • Nigeria High Commission Accra, Ghana
  • Nigerian Embassy/permanent mission, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Nigeria Consulate, Beau, Cameroun
  • Nigerian Consulate, Cotonou, Benin Republic
  • Nigeria Consulate Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Nigerian Consulate, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Nigeria High Commission, London, United Kingdom

Procedure for Registration

Foreign candidates visit www.jamb.gov.ng/efacility

1. create a profile

2. Login to the profile

3. On the menu on the left pane, click on 2021 Foreign UTME/DE registration

4. Go through guided questions until the payment page

5. Make payment using any of the authorized cards

6. Complete the registration directly online

FAQs on JAMB CBT Registration Form 2021

FAQs on JAMB CBT Registration Form 2021

1. When is the 2021 JAMB UTME starting?

Ans = The 2021 JAMB UTME exam is starting on the 5th of June 2021.

2. How long will the 2021 JAMB examination be for?

Ans = The examination is scheduled to hold between June 5 and June 19, 2021, when it will come to an end. That is for two weeks.

3. When will the registration for JAMB UTME begin?

Ans = JAMB Board has disclosed that registration for the 2021 UTME and sale of forms will begin on 8th April 2021 and close on 15th May 2021.

4. How much does the 2021 JAMB registration form cost?

Ans = The registration fee costs #3,500, compulsory reading text is 500 and the service charge is #700. Sum total is #4,700 naira only.

5. Please, I need to know the JAMB approved CBT centres for the 2021 registration?

Ans = JAMB approved CBT centres are all across Nigeria. Click here to see them.

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  1. ezieshi says:

    Has the jam registration finally started


    Am curious abt dis exam wen is d registration payment ending

  3. ubeku reuben says:


  4. ubeku reuben says:

    Pls can i still get the form at dis time

  5. Esther mimi dennis says:

    When is the date and centres of the exams going to be released? this is my number 08185623780 text me

  6. Ayoku hammed says:

    Which center can l register my jamb in Lagos state around apapa area, how much is the jamb form,If l get the form from one of the bank below will l take it to cafe for registration again

  7. Harbdul-Baasit says:

    Actually I would like to know when exactly JAMB is coming out because today the 16th day of february, it still isn’t out and rumors are that its not going to come out until after this years WAEC and NECO, please enlighten me. My number is 08102839811.

  8. Peter Musa says:

    Please what about candidates applying for either Universities(DE) or Polytechnics(HND) with OND from any of the Nigerian Polytechnics, is there any need for them to write JAMB? Please you can text me @08128873055, or 09036125251.

    • Ernest Fagwam says:

      Yes there is need for you to register for jamb in other to get admission without stress.

  9. Nnabuenyi says:

    pls when will the jamb registration start

  10. Nemmchi says:

    Pls when is the exact closing date for 2017 Jamb CBT registration

  11. Toheeb says:

    Pls, how much for the form?

  12. adesanya grace oyinkansola says:

    If I’m to buy the form in any of the four listed banks, will I be given the requirements listed above for jamb?

  13. Woke victory says:

    when are we siting for the exam, how much is the registration

  14. Please when is the jamb form going to be out?

  15. Victor says:

    Please how do I go about the registration. My sister wants to sit for JAMB,I’m new to JAMB. The requirements for registration? The amount for the form? Cutoff mark? and others?

  16. murtala muhammad sadiq says:

    can we know the prize for this form registration

  17. Aro monday says:

    Pls,where is d official registration centre for jamb,I live at okomaoko ojo lG, area of lagos state.I just finished written a WAEC,may I qualified to write jamb? Phone 08039228784

  18. Daniel Adolf says:

    please when is the exact date for registration?
    what are the cutoff mark?
    what are the requirement and how much is for the registration?

  19. abdul says:

    pls when is the exact day for the registration?

  20. ogechi says:

    Pls in general entry requirement, wat did they mean by first Degree?

  21. Alilu Abdulrahman says:

    I am new to jamb how can I sit for it or get registered
    My phone number 08026329312
    My email [email protected] thanks

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