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JAMB UTME Registration Deadline 2021 JAMB Extends Registration Date

Filed in Exam, Jamb News by on September 21, 2020

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JAMB UTME Registration Deadline – The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has extended the 2021 UTME and DE registration date. All prospective candidates should note that this extension also affects the examination. Continue reading to see the new examination dates below.

JAMB UTME Registration Deadline 2021

The examination body has announced a two-week deadline extension for the registration activities. This is due to the challenges faced during the registration of the 2021 JAMB examination.

The registration exercise which was earlier scheduled to end on May 15th 2021 will now end on the 29th of May 2021.

The examination body has also moved the commencement date for the main examination from the earlier dates of June 5 to June 19, to June 19th – July 3rd 2021.

While the mock examination date is now on June 3rd 2021.

Before you go on to see when the JAMB UTME Registration Deadline, do well to read a little about the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) stated below.

About Joint Admission Matriculation Board

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) is a Nigerian entrance examination board for tertiary-level institutions.

The board conducts the entrance Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination for prospective undergraduates into Nigerian universities.

The board is also charged with the responsibility of administering similar examinations for applicants of the Nigerian public and private monotechnics, polytechnics, and colleges of educations.

The mission of the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) is to reliably measure candidates’ abilities and determine their suitability for higher education. READ MORE

About Joint Admission Matriculation Board

JAMB Extends 2021 UTME/DE Registration Deadline

The new developments are contained in a communique issued at the end of a meeting hosted by the examination body and held between Friday and Saturday.

The JAMB registrar, Is-haq Oloyede, read the communique to journalists in Abuja on Saturday.

Mr Oloyede had on Friday commended this newspaper for its “well-informed report” on the challenges being faced by the examination body in its efforts to conduct smooth examination as witnessed in the previous years.

The challenges, according to JAMB, are not unconnected to the mandatory use of the unique national identification number (NIN).

Mr Oloyede, while reading the communique, said only 1,134,424 candidates, comprising both UTME and DE candidates, have so far been registered.

He said the decision was taken to afford prospective candidates more time to complete their registration.

From the Meeting

He said: “Desirous of affording prospective candidates more time to complete their registration for the 2021 UTME/DE, which was expected to end on Saturday, May 15, 2021, stakeholders recommended a two-week extension for registration, to now end on May 29, 2021.

“The extension is contingent upon stakeholders’ firm commitment to deliver on their respective responsibilities.

“Accordingly, the 2021 Mock UTME earlier scheduled for 20th May 2021 will now hold on June 3 2021, while the main UTME will hold from June 19 – July 3, 2021.

“JAMB will dispatch monitoring teams to all States of the Federation and the FCT during the extension period.”

He announced that computer-based test centres (CBT) should stop selling ePINs, saying flouting the directive would attract ‘appropriate sanctions’.

More from the Meeting

JAMB Extends 2021 UTME/DE Registration Deadline

According to the board, “no CBT centre should collect money for ePIN and registration fees simultaneously”. He warned the centres not to collect registration fee until completion of registration.

The communique added: “Stakeholders reiterated the prohibition of group registration for candidates, with threat of sanction against any CBT centre that violates the instruction.

CBT centres are directed to open all twenty (20) allowable registration points to ease congestion at the centres.”

He added that DE candidates should specify their category of admission when procuring their pins. “However, where a DE candidate mistakenly purchases an ePIN for UTME, the selling point is hereby directed to rectify the error by swapping the ePIN to DE at no further cost to the candidate.”

He added; “Digital Service Providers are encouraged to expand their facilities, including the provision of redundancy links.

Finally on JAMB UTME Registration Deadline

NIMC pledged to give priority attention to UTME/DE prospective candidates.

“All prospective candidates and other users who have not received a response from 55019 are requested to send their Tracking ID or NIN to nimc [email protected]

However, those who had obtained their NIN through unauthorised sources will have to go to NIMC office to resolve their challenges.”

“Against the background of its below-par performance, one of the operators gave firm assurance of the optimisation of its services during the extension of the registration and examination.

Stakeholders also implored the Federal Ministry of Education to discourage parents from seeking to register underage and immature candidates to pursue tertiary education ahead of their time,” the communique added.

FAQs on JAMB UTME Registration Deadline

FAQs on JAMB UTME Registration Deadline

1. Is it true that JAMB has extended the UTME and Direct Entry registration date?

Ans = Yes! That is exactly what this article is about. Read through thoroughly to see the new dates.

2. How long has JAMB extended the 2021 registration?

Ans = The examination body has extended the registration process for additional two weeks.

3. What is the new deadline for the 2021 JAMB UTME registration?

Ans = The registration exercise which was earlier scheduled to end on May 15th 2021 will now end on the 29th of May 2021.

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  1. Daniel yusuf says:

    Perfect house of rep

  2. Ahmed Ibrahim says:

    Nice one house of rep

  3. olatunji Boluwatife Ifeoluwa says:

    good point from house of rep

  4. Ibrahim says:

    Is it true that jamb have proposed the closing date

  5. odunayo says:

    is it true that jamb has postpone the registration date

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