Monday, 13 March 2017

JAMB 2017 UTME Registration Begins

Applications are welcomed from suitably qualified candidates for admission to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria for the 2017/2018 academic session.

2.0 REGISTRATION PERIOD

The time of sale/enrollment for UTME is from Monday 20th March to Wednesday 19th April 2017 while registration closes on Saturday 22nd April 2017.

For DIRECT ENTRY, the application will be on sale from Sunday 23 April, 2017.

3.0 STEPS FOR 2017 REGISTRATION AND APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

i. Every candidate must have individual email address and cell phone number.

ii. Each candidate is to utilize his/her functional and legitimate individual email address. The system would reject at the point of registration any already used e-mail address.

iii. Every applicant should create a JAMB profile on the JAMB portal through JAMB Mobile App available on Android, Windows and iOS platforms OR visit a Bank, NIPOST to create his/her JAMB profile on the JAMB portal: www.jamb.org.ng. Name, date of birth, individual email address and place of origin are required to create the profile.


iv. Payment for JAMB's E-PIN-enrollment and the the recommended reading text is done at the banks and NIPOST. Banks have additionally consented to make these services available at CBT centers and JAMB State Offices.

v. Every Candidate ought to visit any certify CBT focus with his/her own personal details, the profile and evidence of payment.

vi. The CBT centers or JAMB State Office, supplies, at no additional cost, the prescribed reading text and the CD containing:

an) e-brochure showing guidelines on admission detailing list of tertiary institutions and available programmes of study.
b) Syllabus (e-syllabus) for the examination.

c) Step by step guide on completion of the application form.
d) A video messages from the Registrar of JAMB and a demo on how to use eight (8) keys for UTME examination without mouse. (For candidates with little familiarity with Computers)
vii. Every Candidate is to complete the online application form by providing the required details, for example, name, email address, L.G.A., academic qualification, and so forth.

viii. At the CBT center, Candidate's ten fingers biometric and picture will be captured and uploaded
ix. O/L or potentially A/L evaluations are to be provided by candidates. Candidates who are awaiting result should supply the result online as soon as the results are available on JAMB's portal. No recommendations from any Institution will be considered by JAMB if the candidate has not supplied his/her O/L result on the portal of JAMB.

x. Every Candidate is to collect his e-slip toward the completion of registration as proof of registration.

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

There will be no offline registration, as all the accredited CBT centres have been empowered for real life online registration.
4.0 GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
4.1 The general entry requirements for admission into the First Degree, National Diploma (ND), National Innovation Diploma (NID) and Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) programmes in Universities, other Degree-Awarding Institutions, Monotechnics, Polytechnics, Innovation, Enterprise Institutes and Colleges of Education are available in the e- Brochure which would be given to each Candidate at the accredited CBT centres and JAMB state offices.
4.2 Candidates with one of the following qualifications may be considered for admission by Direct Entry:
(a) A minimum of five (5) GCE/WASCE credits at not more than two sittings with at least two Principal or Advanced level G.C.E. and the others.
(b) Two passes at the IJMB Advanced Level Examination,
Cambridge moderated Schools of Basic Studies Terminal Examination, JUPEB or Institute of Baccalaureate from recognized institutions with SSCE/GCE, NTS/NBC credits equivalent in three other subjects (SUBJECT TO UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS).
(c) Passes in two major subjects in the NCE with S.S.C.E., NTC/NBC credits or equivalents in THREE other subjects (mainly for Education Courses) and ND. Education may be accepted as a third A' Level subject for those taking courses in Education. (d) Minimum of lower credit grade in National Diploma or National Innovation Diploma including the O'Level requirements.
(e) Candidates are to note that they will be required to provide their JAMB registration number which they used in gaining admission to NCE, Diploma etc for Direct Entry admission.

ORDER OF CHOICE OF INSTITUTIONS
On the 2017 registration platform, Candidates are to note that their 1 choice can be a College of Education, University, Innovation Enterprise Institutes, Polytechnics/Monotechnics, NDA (Nigerian Defence Academy) or Nigeria Police Academy.

6.0 DATE AND VENUE FOR THE 2017 UNIFIED TERTIARY MATRICULATION EXAMINATION
6.1 The 2017 UTME will commence on 6 May and end on 20 May, 2017 (excluding May 12, 2017 because of Candidates sitting for WAEC's Further Mathematics examination).
6.2 The venue of the examination will be at any centre in the candidate's chosen examination town.

7.0 REGISTRATION FEE
7.1 Registration fee for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination or Direct Entry is Five Thousand Naira (₦5,000) only. Candidates are also, as usual, to pay Five Hundred Naira (₦500) only to obtain the reading text- "In Dependence" for UTME candidates and "The Last Days at Forcados High School" for Direct Entry Candidates.
7.2 Candidates should note that e-PINS being purchased are tied to individual profile and are not transferable.
7.3 Candidates are advised to keep as confidential their security details such as registration numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, e-mail addresses and E-Pins.

8.0 OPTIONAL UTME-MOCK-EXAMINATION
The Board will mount a mock examination in all the accredited CBT centres to prepare and familiarise INTERESTED Candidates with the CBT environment.

Interested candidates are advised to indicate their interest in the mock examination during the registration process.

The CBT Centres are allowed to collect through their (CBT Centres) bank accounts, a separate Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only, for this exercise after notification of centre has been received by the Candidate. The payment for mock examination shall be made to the centres to which the candidate is assigned after the notification of assigned centres for the mock examination.

No Association or body is permitted to run any mock examination on behalf of JAMB.

NOTE: Do Not pay for Mock until JAMB assigns you to a CBT centre.

The mock examination shall take place on Saturday 8 April, 2017.

9.0 REGISTRATION CENTRES
9.1 In line with the Board's regulated registration
exercise, only the accredited Computer Based Test Centres and JAMB States and FCT Offices will be allowed to register candidates. This is to avoid exploitation, off-line registration, mismatch of candidates' particulars and other registration-irregularities.

10.0 GENERAL INFORMATION
10.1 The registration fee, once paid is non-refundable.
10.2 Registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is available at the CBT centres and JAMB Offices Nationwide. The accredited centres have been empowered to assist in this regard.
10.3 As it is the practice, centres are allowed to charge not more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only as registration fee. Any centre that charges more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) should be reported to JAMB for appropriate sanctions.
10.4 All CBT centres have been mandated to select any of the participating banks.
These banks are to be present in their premises for the purposes of collection all fees. No centre-staff is allowed to conduct cash transaction with the candidates.
10.5 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.
10.6 Multiple registrations are not allowed. Candidates who register more than once will be identified and disqualified.
10.7 Candidates should note that their uploaded image or photograph will be embossed on their result slips and admission letters.
10.8 Candidates are to note that irrespective of their choice of course of study or method of testing, they will also be tested on a general text: “In Dependence” by Sarah Ladipo Manyika for UTME and “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by A.H. Mohammed for Direct Entry Candidates.
10.9 Candidates are warned that the Board has not authorized or solicited the services of ANY establishment/group or individual other than the accredited CBT centres for this registration exercise.
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