JAMB Certifies Over 700 CBT Centres for 2024 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB has certified 747 Computer-Based Test (CBT) centres for the 2024 UTME exercise scheduled to begin on Monday, January 15.

The board made this known in a bulletin issued in Abuja by its Public Communication Advisor (PAC), Dr Fabian Benjamin.

The board had shortlisted 907 CBT centres for accreditation, but after revalidation and integrity tests, it only certified 747 centres for the 2024 UTME exercise.

The board has also designed 15 simple steps to easily apply for its entry form for 2024 UTME.

The steps, according to JAMB, are as follows:

  1. Create JAMB Profile Code/Profile Registration:

Getting or creating a profile code is the first step towards the registration of JAMB UTME/DE.

To do that send your name with this format (Surname First-Name Middle-Name [if any]) by text (SMS) to 55019.

Your name should be a maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names (40) characters.

  1. Purchase JAMB PIN

After creating your profile code, the next is to purchase a JAMB PIN which will be used for the Registration. The PIN cost price is about six to seven thousand Naira (N 6,000 or N 7,000) for Nigerian candidates, while international candidates are to pay $30 for the PIN procurement.

  1. Visit JAMB CBT Centre

Visit the nearest JAMB CBT Centre with the JAMB PIN, Profile Code, and some other requirements to continue registration.

  1. Input Your JAMB PIN

Present your purchased JAMB PIN to the JAMB Registration staff at any of the Approved/Accredited JAMB Registration Centres Close to you.

  1. Fill in the JAMB Form

Fill in the JAMB Form with the correct details, you will be asked to give some details about your data correctly at the JAMB CBT Centre, these details will be asked from you by the JAMB registration Staff or you will be given a form to fill in the details correctly and accordingly.

Some of the details will mainly include your bio-data (Date of Birth, Nationality, State of Origin, Local Government Area, Gender) e-mail address, and other relevant data).

  1. Choose Courses and Institutions

Enter or select the Choice of disciplines and institutions you wish to study. You will be provided with about four or more institutions to choose from in terms of first, second, third, and fourth choice. Select the First choice for the institution you prefer to attend then you can fill in other institutions of interest in the other columns or spaces.

  1. Enter Results/Certificates Grades

Upload needed certificates (O’ Level and or A’ Level) grades and their dates if available. Meanwhile, candidates who are awaiting results should indicate A/R (Awaiting Result) but should also endeavour to upload theirs on JAMB’s portal as soon as they are available.

Direct Entry candidates are to provide their JAMB registration number for previous institutional certificates.

Note that recommendations from any Institution will not be considered by JAMB if the candidate refuses or has not uploaded his/her result on JAMB’s portal online within the speculated time.

  1. Enter UTME Subjects

Enter the core JAMB subject combinations for the course of choice. You are to list or enter the four subjects required by JAMB for the course you intend to study.

  1. Choose Exam Centre/Town

Choose an exam centre town that is close to your area. This exam centre town will likely be the area of your exam venue, so take note of the regions that are close to your residence.

  1. Face Capture and Biometric Enrollment

A snapshot of your face will be taken and a print of your fingers also for biometric and clear identity enrollment.

  1. Review and confirm entries

Cross-check and confirm the details you entered are accurate and complete details.

  1. Click on the ‘Submit’ button

After crosschecking and confirming that the details are correctly entered, hit on the submit button and your registration will be submitted to the JAMB portal instantly. This will be done by the JAMB registration staff or personnel.

  1. Print and Collect the JAMB Registration Slip

After registration is done, the slip will be printed and given to the candidates right there at the JAMB CBT Centres

  1. Collect the Reading Text and CD

After receiving your registration printout slip you will also be given the reading text (novel) and a CD recommended by JAMB at no extra cost.

  1. Make Payment

After registration, collecting of registration slip and the reading text (novel), you are to pay the sum of seven hundred naira (N700) cash to the JAMB CBT Staff as a service charge for the registration process.