JAMB Update 2021 See Registration, Exams Date and Latest News

Filed in education, Jamb News, School News by on April 27, 2021

Hi guys! Are you searching for the latest jamb update 2021? JAMB update on when registration will start? JAMB exams date? Also, the JAMB portal? JAMB past questions and answers? Oops! I guess there are lots more questions to ask, but not to worry, I gad you in mind.

In this post, you will get to know all the latest information on JAMB update 2021. So I urge you to read through carefully with proper understanding.

Latest JAMB 2021 Update

Is JAMB Form Out?

JAMB form for the 2021/2022 academic session is out. It has been announced by the management of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board.

The general public is by this notice informed that they can now proceed and register for the JAMB 2021 examination as the form is now available for sale.

Jamb 2021 Registration begins on the 8th of April 2021. However, the Jamb Registration Closing Date is the 15th of May 2021.

When is JAMB 2021 Exam Starting?

Jamb Exam Starting Date is 5th of June 2021 and ends on 19th June while the JAMB 2021 mock exam will hold on Friday, 30th April! Don’t forget to BOOKMARK this page.

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.

Is NIN Required for JAMB Registration?

Yes. the latest Jamb Update 2021 entails that you need to have your National Identification Number before you can register for JAMB 2021. So while you are waiting for the JAMB form to come out, proceed and get your NIN if you haven’t done that.

2021 JAMB UTME Preparation Tips

JAMB examination date has been announced. While waiting to write the exam, you, however, need to prepare and put something 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 familiarize yourself with the kind of questions that JAMB sets. Download the JAMB CBT Practice App here.

JAMB ePIN Selling Points

The selling outlets where you can get JAMB ePIN are:

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

Methods of Payment/Procurement of ePIN for Registration

1. 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

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

5. Online Payment on Jamb Portal

  • Visit the JAMB website: jamb.gov.ng
  • Click Purchase of 2021 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

6. Payments Using USSD (ERCAS)

  • Dial *565*6*55019#
  • Enter Profile Code
  • Select the bank and follow the prompts to complete the payment
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

How to Recover your Lost ePIN after Payment

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

Registration Process at CBT Centres

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.

Candidates are to:

1. Pay not more than N700 as Service Charge to the CBT Centre.

2. Provide Biodata including Date of Birth, Nationality, State of Origin, Local Government, Gender, e-mail address, among others.

3. Also, give choice of institutions and programmes (disciplines).

4. Make available qualification with grades and dates, if not awaiting result.

5. However, upload relevant certificates, if not awaiting result.

6. O/L and or A/L grades are to be provided by candidates. Candidates who are awaiting results should supply the results online as soon as they are available on JAMB’s portal.

  • Hence, NO recommendations from any Institution will be considered by JAMB if the candidate has not supplied his/her result on the portal of JAMB

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

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

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

9. Do picture capture (no scanning of passport photograph).

10. Go on with Biometric enrolment (ten fingers).

11. Review entries and confirm correctness.

12. Also, ensure that you print registration Slip USING BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION

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

14. Also, each Candidate is to collect his/her e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of registration

15. 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.

JAMB Subject Combination for Your Course of Study

After you have decided on the course you wish to study in the university, polytechnic or whatever institution of choice, you will need to know the subject combination for that particular as JAMB requires it during registration.

For example, if your choice, of course, is Mechanical Engineering; then your subject combinations are English, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics.

JAMB Subject Combination for Your Course of Study

Furthermore, to see other courses, check out the JAMB Subject combination for all courses here.

JAMB Syllabus for Subject Combinations

Remember the course and the subject combinations for that course you selected before during the pre-registration stage, it is now time to get more details on it.

You will need to get the JAMB syllabus for those courses so you can start studying them in preparation for your JAMB exam.

See JAMB Syllabus for All Subjects here.

JAMB Past Questions and Answers

Lastly, another thing I will recommend is for you to get JAMB past questions and answers for your subject combinations and study them properly.

See below for your jamb past questions

General Update on JAMB 2021

Below is the general information on Jamb Update 2021 for all jambite

  1. All candidates must mandatorily register their profiles through text messages as illustrated above before proceeding to buy the ePIN
  2. However, 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. Also, 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 also 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. However, multiple registrations are not Candidates who register more than once will be identified and disqualified
  7. Candidates should note that they are required to be present and take a live photograph which will be embossed on their result slips and admission letters. No scanned/stapled passport photograph is allowed
  8. Take note, Candidates/Officials would not be allowed to enter the examination centre with a wristwatch, Phone, and also electronic device, or any pen/biro. Only common pencil is allowed

JAMB Registration for People in Foreign Countries

Those from foreign countries are not exempted from JAMB registration 2021. If you are from a foreign country, kindly follow the instructions below;

  • Registration 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.

FAQs on JAMB Update 2021

FAQs on JAMB Update 2021

1. Is JAMB Form Out?

Ans = JAMB form for the 2021/2022 academic session is out.

2. When is the 2021 JAMB Exam Starting?

Ans = Jamb Exam Starting Date is 5th of June 2021 and ends on 19th June while the JAMB 2021 mock exam will hold on Thursday, 20th May.

3. Please I need to know if NIN Required for JAMB Registration?

Ans = Yes. The latest Jamb Update 2021 entails that you need to have your National Identification Number (NIN) before you can register for JAMB 2021.

4. How much does JAMB registration cost?

Ans = The 2021 JAMB registration costs N3,500 and the recommended textbook costs N500 only.

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