JAMB 2019/2020 Registration Form is Finally Out Online – See New Guidelines and Registration Details Here.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has finally declared January, 10th 2019 as date for the commencement of sales of the 2019 UTME application forms.
JAMB Boss, Prof Oloyede had earlier pleaded to all anticipating candidate for delay on the registration. In his statement, he briefly analyse that the postponement was due to the initial date slated for the form sales due to the delay in meeting the agreed deadline by the publisher of the compulsory reading text meant for the prospective candidates.
The Board wishes to inform the general public that the sale of its 2019 application documents would commence in January 10, 2019. Kindly disregard any news stating otherwise.
IMPORTANT! The CBT centres are allowed to collect, through their bank accounts, a separate ₦700 for this exercise from interested candidates after notification of centre has been received by the candidate.

LATEST UPDATE:
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has officially announced that the sales of JAMB registration form for 2019 UTME will commence on January 10th, 2019. The announcement was made by JAMB’s Registrar Professor Oloyede during a meeting with owners of JAMB Computer Based Test Centres at the University of Lagos.
According to professor Oloyede, the sales of form will start January 10th and last for 6 weeks. Followed by the examination in March. He further disclosed that the board will not allow Cyber Cafe operators to register candidates because they are extorting candidates and overcharging them and also engaging in services that they do not have the capacity to do.
The professor urged all prospective candidates to do their registration and access the board’s major services in any of its 718 accredited centres in the country. He assured that the general elections would not affect the sale of forms, adding that the board had adjusted its examination schedule ahead of the election. 

With this announcement, all prospective candidates are urged to kick start their preparation towards the 2019 UTME. For a start, candidates are advised to use the 2019 JAMB Brochure, to confirm the courses they intend to study, requirements and schools that offer such courses. Also, the 2019 JAMB Syllabus  will help guide you on the topics you are required to cover for each of the subjects you will be taking in 2019 UTME.
Schools, Institutions, Tutorial Centres, Business Centres & Cafes can equally act as JAMB CBT Agents and Training Centres to help train students for the upcoming exams. For details on how to proceed, please click here.
Prof Oloyede equally revealed that there will be special centres for visually impaired candidates. He added that the board was already considering the introduction of a new technology for smooth conduct of the examination for such candidates.
He finally warned that the board would not tolerate any JAMB-related materials in all the centres, especially question papers, as most often turned out to be fake, thereby duping innocent candidates. He said that JAMB would also not hesitate to blacklist any centre that attempted to undermine the integrity of its examination through infractions.

Jamb Cost of Form and Registration Deadline.

♦ Cost of Registration. PIN: #3,500
♦ Compulsory Reading Text: #500
♦ Service Charge for Regn: #700
Total: #4,700.
N/B: The Registration will last for 6weeks, from 10th January.
Candidates are advised in their own interest to register at JAMB Accredited CBT CENTRES Nation wide and JAMB OFFICES only.
The release of this form (Jamb CBT registration form 2019) is now able to give an answer to questions that many aspirants has been asking which include;
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria for the 2019/2020 academic session.
In other to be fully aware of what to expect during JAMB 2019 registration and the procedures for registration, we are going to update you with 2019/2020 registration procedures to help you know how it’s done. While waiting for the official announcement on when to start selling 2019 jamb form it is important for all candidates to create a profile.
N/B: Jamb has made it compulsory for candidates to create profile. Without JAMB profile, No Candidates will be able to register for 2019 JAMB as all documents upload are done on JAMB Portal.. It is after creating Jamb profile that you can apply for Jamb and even check your admission status. How To Create JAMB Profile.

How to Register JAMB 2019 – Step by Step Guide

One Cell (mobile) number can be used by one candidate The Cell phone number used for the text message is automatically tied to the Candidate’s name and will be used in all communications related to his/her 2019 Application/Examination
Candidate sends his/her name [Surname, First-Name, Middle-Name (if any)] by text (SMS) to this should be maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all to 55019 e.g Tinubu Adamu Odumegwu (Surname and first name are mandatory)
A Profile Code of 10 characters is received by the candidate on the same telephone number
  • To correct a mistake in candidate’s name, send the [CORRECT Surname First-Name Middle-Name] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number
  • To retrieve a lost Profile Code, send [RESEND] to 55019 as text message from the same mobile number
3. JAMB ePIN SELLING POINTS The ePIN outlets are:
  • NIPOST and eleven Participating Banks (ACCESS, ECOBANK, FIRSTBANK, FCMB, FIDELITY, JAIZ, SKYE, STERLING, UNION, UNITY and ZENITH)
  • Four Mobile Money Operators: Paga, e-Tranzact (PocketMoni), TEASYPay and Packway Projects (Readycash)
  • Two participating Micro Finance Banks: FUD MFB (Dutse) and Regent MFB (Abuja)
  • Two online Payment Platforms: SystemSpecs (Remita) and InterSwitch (Quickteller)
    POS (Citi-Serve)
  • ATMs of banks listed in 5C (i) above (InterSwitch)
  • USSD (NIBSS & ERCAS) for mobile banking
  • Nigerian Embassies in Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Buea, Cotonou, Jeddah, Johannesburg and London
  • Collect the Profile Code from candidate’s phone
  • Collect payment and vend ePIN by SMS to candidate’s phone
  • Facilitate POS Payment, if necessary
  • Issue Evidence of Payment
  • Collect Centre Service Fees, if requested by the CBT Centre
5. SIX DIFFERENT MODES/METHODS OF PAYMENT/ PROCUREMENT OF ePIN FOR REGISTRATION (CHOOSE SUITABLE ONE)
  • A – 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
  • B – 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
  • C – 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
  • D – 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
  • E – ONLINE PAYMENT ON JAMB PORTAL
    • Visit JAMB website: jamb.gov.ng
    • Click Purchase of 2018 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
  • PAYMENTS USING USSD (NIBSS/ERCAS)
    • Dial *565*6*55019#
    • Enter Profile Code
    • Select bank and follow the prompts to complete payment
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
  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, CANDIDATE SHOULD PROCEED TO ANY OF THE JAMB ACCREDITED CBT CENTRES TO COMPLETE HIS/HER REGISTRATION.
The candidate presents 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
N/B: Candidate should register at any centre other than the accredited CBT centre and JAMB State office. Any candidate who is registered outside approved centres will be identified and disqualified.
PROCEDURE FOR THE EIGHT FOREIGN CENTRES ONLY IS AS FOLLOWS:  Registration fee for candidates from the eight foreign countries is $20 or its 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.ngcomplete and submit it with the fee at the eight designated centres as indicated on the website

How to Recover Lost ePIN after Payment

i. If ePIN is not Received or Lost, send [UTMEPIN] or [DEPIN] to 55019 for UTME or  DE respectively from the unique numberii. The ePIN would then be retrieved and delivered on the candidate’s unique number
After successful payment and obtaining ePIN, candidate should proceed to any of the jamb accredited CBT centres to complete his/her registration
ii. In line with the Board’s regulated registration exercise, only the accredited Computer Based Test Centres and JAMB Offices will be allowed to register candidates
iii. Each candidate should visit any accredited CBT centre with his/her personal details, the profile and evidence of payment.

Registration Process at CBT Centres

The candidate presents 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). Provide choice of institutions and programmes (disciplines)
4). Provide qualification with grades and dates, if not awaiting result
5). 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. 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
  • (a) Mock examination  (optional)
  • (b) Examination for UTME (actual examination)
9). Do picture capture (no scanning of passport photograph)
10). Do Biometric enrolment (ten fingers)
11). Review entries and confirm correctness
12). Print Registration Slip USING BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION
13). Collect, at no other cost, the reading text and CD
14). 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.

When is Jamb Going to Start Full UTME Registration

JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, who disclosed this at a stakeholders meeting on plans and modalities for the sale and registration of 2019 UTME application. He said the sale of the application documents would commence on 10th of January, 2019 and end on 20 February, 2019.
He explained that the duration of the registration will be two months as against the one month of 2019 exercise.
According to him: “Having examined that all logistics are put in places for a smooth exercise, management would strictly adhere to to the sale period. Therefore, all stakeholders are advised to cooperate, collaborate, support and assist the board in this direction.
He said: “The application fee remains five thousand naira (N4,500), just as the reading text is still five hundred naira. The application fee is inclusive of the commission of three hundred naira (N500) paid on each application to the selling points.
Oleyede also announce that the 2019 UTME exercise will take place between March, 2019.
He also urged prospective candidates to visit the board’s website, download JAMB appsyllabus and brochures to keep themselves abreast of latest information.

JAMB Order of Choice of Institutions

On the 2019 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.
JAMB Examination Date – The 2019 CBT EXAMINATION will commence on March, 2019.
The venue of the examination will be at any centre in the candidate’s chosen examination town(s)
Jamb does not post any candidate to any examination town (or group of towns) other than the one chosen by the candidate at the point of registration. Candidates are, however, advised to register on time before the available spaces in their town of choice or group of towns are exhausted and therefore no longer available.

JAMB Registration Fee/Procurement of Registration ePINS.

1). Registration Fee is Five Thousand (N5, 000) Naira Only. Additional Five Hundred (N500) Naira Only is paid to obtain the reading text “IN DEPENDENCE” for UTME Candidates and “The Last Days at Forcados High School” for DE Candidates and $20 for Candidates from the eight foreign centres
2). A CD containing JAMB eSyllabus, eBrochure and other vital materials is also given free.
Candidates should note that ePINS purchased are tied to individual profile and are not transferable
3). Candidates are advised to keep as private and confidential their security details such as registration numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, email addresses and ePINs
N/B: 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.

Optional UTME-Mock-Examination.

As was done last year, the Board will also conduct a mock examination in all the accredited CBT centres to prepare and familiarize interested Candidates with the CBT environment.
Interested candidates are advised to indicate their interest in the mock examination during registration provided it is on or before 10th January, 2019. The MOCK examination shall commence from Monday 22nd to Wednesday 24th January, 2019.
The CBT Centres are allowed to collect, through their bank accounts, a separate Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only, for this exercise from only interested candidate after notification of centre has been received by the candidate.
The payment for mock examination by the candidate shall be made to the centre 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.
N/B: Do not pay for mock until jamb assigns you to a CBT centre. No one should patronize fraudsters, many of whom are now in custody for defrauding prospective candidates. Only jamb accredited CBT centres can do valid registration and serve as examination centres

JAMB CBT Registration Centres – 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.

This post was culled from Current school news

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