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Requirements for JAMB Registration 2021 and Latest Application Update

Filed in Exam, Jamb News by on May 6, 2021



Sales of the 2021 JAMB UTME form has commenced! Prospective candidates ought to know the necessary requirements for the 2021 JAMB registration and apply accordingly. Continue reading this post to see all the necessary requirements, the latest application update and more details below.

Requirements for JAMB Registration 2021

Often times we received questions such as; is the JAMB form for 2021 out? When is JAMB 2021 starting? When is JAMB registration date 2021? What are the requirements for JAMB registration 2021? and many more concerning JAMB.

In this article, we will be addressing one of the numerous questions. We have outlined the necessary requirements that will enable you to register for the 2021 JAMB successfully and other vital information about the JAMB application.

JAMB Registration Form and Application Period

As stated by the examination body, all candidates, including foreign candidates are to register for the exam between Thursday, April 8th, 2021 and Saturday, May 15th, 2021.

JAMB PIN vending ends on Friday, 10th May 2021 even though the registration portal closes on Saturday 15th May 2021.

Registration Cost

JAMB form price is N3,500 and the JAMB 2021/2022 registration fee for foreign students has been slashed down from 100 dollars to $20.

The JAMB 2021 examination centres will never be seclusive but open for all candidates.

Below we have breakdown the cost of JAMB CBT registration 2021.

Wondering about the total cost of JAMB CBT registration? Then your problem is solved and answers have been provided to it. Hence, here is the breakdown of the total cost:

  • JAMB 2021/2022 registration form: N3,500
  • CBT service fee: N700
  • JAMB 2021 recommended textbook: N500

Total: N4,700.

Candidates are advised in their own interest to register at any JAMB Accredited CBT Centre Nationwide only.

JAMB Registration Form and Application Period

Requirements for JAMB Registration 2021 & General Information

Underlisted is the requirements for the 2021 JAMB registration.

  1. Your personal e-mail address and mobile phone number.
  2. Create your JAMB profile.
  3. JAMB ePIN registration payment
  4. National Identification Number (NIN)
  5. Visit any accredited CBT centres with your personal details and the profile PIN or Code

You are advised to 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.

General Information

1. All candidates must mandatorily register their profiles through text messages 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 a registration fee. 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. No scanned/stapled passport photograph is allowed.

8. Candidates are to note that irrespective of their choice of programme 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.

Requirements for JAMB Registration 2021 & General Information



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.

When is JAMB 2021 Exam Starting?

Answering the question, you should know that the 2021 JAMB UTME exam is starting on the 5th of June, 2021. The examination is scheduled to hold between June 5 and June 19, 2021, when it will come to an end.

JAMB 2021 mock exam will hold on Thursday, 20th May 2021.

This information is contained in a statement issued by JAMB’s Head of Public Affairs and Protocols, Dr Fabian Benjamin, on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, in Abuja.

Preparation Tips

JAMB examination date has been announced. While waiting to write the exam, you, however, need to prepare and put some things in order before the examination. Here are some of the things you need to do below.

 Before you can participate to write the JAMB UTME exam, you need to register for it. To register, see how to get JAMB 2021 registration form here.

– After registration, you need to start preparing for the JAMB UTME examination. Get the JAMB syllabus here so you know which topics to study. The syllabus will help you to prepare effectively.

– You also need to study past questions and answers prior to your JAMB exam date so you can get used to and familiarise yourself with the kind of questions that JAMB sets. Download the JAMB CBT Practice App here.

FAQs on the Requirements for JAMB Registration 2021

FAQs on the Requirements for JAMB Registration 2021

1. How much is the 2021 JAMB registration form?

Ans = JAMB form price is N3,500 and the fee for foreign students has been slashed down from 100 dollars to $20.

2. What are the requirements for the registration?

Ans = JAMB 2021 registration requirements are simple. Go through this post to see them.

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.

To get updated information at the right time about JAMB requirements. Kindly provide us with your phone number and email address in the comment box below. Also, feel free to ask any questions about this guide. 

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