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JAMB UTME/DE (2023/2024): Price, How-To and Closing Date

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Monday announced that the registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and the Direct Entry examination will commence by January 14, 2023.

In the timeline of events attached to the bulletin, the board announced that the “UTME/DE registration starts January 14, 2023. Mock examination holds on to be announced shortly.

How to Obtain JAMB form for 2023

Follow the steps below in order to obtain the JAMB UTME/DE form.
  1. The 2023 JAMB UTME Form is now on sale starting from (January 14, 2023 (extended by one week starting from Wednesday, 15th February 2023 the sale of ePINs would end on Monday, 20th February 2023, while the UTME registration ends on Wednesday, 22nd February 2023.
  2. Each candidate must have a personal email address and mobile phone number. If you've done UTME before, you will still use the same old email and phone number.

READ: Having Issues with Payment of JAMB form Online or Bank and Related Issues? See Solutions.

How to Register for JAMB Profile or Confirmation Code

You are advised to create a profile with a valid and unique GSM Number because all vital information will be sent to the GSM Number you supply.

Follow the instructions below to obtain your unique confirmation code.
  1. To create a new profile, Send NIN followed by your 11-digit NIN as an SMS from your unique GSM number to 55019 (e.g. NIN 76548901234 to 55019).
  2. After sending a message to 55019, a candidate will receive on his/her phone:10 digit profile code
  3. The candidate presents the profile code to the point of procurement of the form (Banks, Online, MMOs, MFBs, Switches, USSD Partners). The form ePIN is then sent as a text message to the candidate
  4. The candidate presents the ePIN at any JAMB-accredited CBT centre for registration.
  5. To correct a spelling error(s) in biodata, candidates should be directed to the NIMC office nearest to them.
  6. To retrieve a lost profile code, send [RESEND] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number.

How to Make Payment for the UTME/DE Form

  1. Payment for JAMB's registration ePIN and the recommended reading text is done at the banks and NIPOST. Banks have also agreed to make these services available at CBT centers and JAMB State Offices. Cafes can also help you make the payment and obtain the PIN
  2. The registration fee for the 2023 UTME or Direct Entry is Three Thousand and five hundred Naira (N3,500) only. You are also to pay Five Hundred Naira (N500) only to obtain the reading text, "THE LIFE CHANGER" for UTME candidates and "In Dependence" for Direct Entry Candidates. 
  3. Candidates should note that ePINs being purchased are tied to individual profiles and are not transferable. 
  4. Candidates are advised to keep as confidential their security details such as registration numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, email addresses, and ePINs.

READ: JAMB UTME/DE Form: Registration Date, Latest Price Update, and More

JAMB UTME/DE form Method of Application 

  1. Each candidate should visit any accredited CBT centre (the list of accredited CBT centres is on the body's website, www.jamb.gov.ng) with your personal details, profile email, and evidence of payment.
  2. The CBT centre or JAMB State Office supplies at no extra cost the prescribed reading text and the CD containing: 
  • eBrochure showing guidelines on admission detailing the list of tertiary institutions and available programmes of study; 
  • Syllabus (eSyllabus) for the examination; 
  • Step by step guide on completing the application form; 
  • A video message from the Registrar of JAMB; 
  • and A demo on how to use eight (8) keys for UTME examination without a mouse (for candidates with no familiarity with computers). 

See: How to Prepare for and Pass JAMB within Weeks

What You Need to Register at CBT Centre

  1. Each Candidate's name, email address, L.G.A., academic qualifications, etc will be extracted from the NIMC database as already submitted during the registration for the National ID card.
  2. The Candidate's ten fingers biometric and image had been captured by NIMC and will be uploaded at the CBT centre.
  3. Go with your SSCE result printout. Candidates who are awaiting results should supply the result online as soon as the results are available. No recommendations from any Institution will be considered by JAMB if the candidate has not supplied his/her O'level result on the JAMB portal. 
  4. Each Candidate is to collect his or her eSlip at the end of registration as evidence of registration. A copy of this will be sent to your email.

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  1. 1. Can i obtain 2-3 DE form into different territory institution.
    2. With HND holder, which level will it be offered admission to, 200L or 300L?
    3. And which institution offered HND graduate to 300L especially Federal institution to be precise?

    1. No. Only once DE form per year.

      Most likely 200 level.

      Yu can see those universities here https://www.schoolcontents.info/2019/04/21-universities-that-accept-hnd-into.html

  2. Can I use another number that is not linked to my NIN to receive my profile code
    Coz my phone number that was linked with my NIN was used last yr
    And I can't buy a new sim now so I'm asking if I can use my dad sim to send my NIN to 55019
    Will it affect me?

    1. It's not compulsory to use the phone number inked with your NIN.

  3. Replies
    1. You're doing something wrong.

      Make sure your start the message with "NIN"

      Then, a space.

      Now followed by your NIN.

      e.g NIN 12098634178

  4. My own is writing connection error with NIMC what can I do

    1. It's been general issue for a few days now. Be patient as JAMB is working on things and try again later.

  5. Have purchased epin for De registration but jamb reg. Number was requested for, meanwhile the school I finished my ND program wasn't registered with jamb so I was ask to go for jamb regularization at jamb office, when getting there dey said it as close and It will take up to two months before they will resume. How am I to go about it sir

    1. You can buy UTME form instead and upgrade the UTME to DE later.


  6. Federal University Wukari.
    The registration portal report invalid registration number each time I tried to register for PUTME.
    My reg number is 10274651CIU
    I'm a D.E candidate, I did upgrade from UTME to D.E that is why I'm having Eleven (11) Alphanumeric Registration number.
    What can I do please?
    Thanks Sir.

    1. Try to locate, if there any link specifically for upgraded DE candidates.

      If none, give your upgrade a few weeks, before trying the registration. The new upgrades might have not got to the school.

      If you didn't chose the university before the upgrade, you can try our old UTME registration number instead.

      If the same, you may need to visit thee school, if you can, and report this to the university's ICT.

  7. Hello! Pls I'm trying to generate my profile code, but I couldn't, d phone number I used last year is lost, and I tried using another number it's saying d code is linked to the lost number, what should I do

    1. You can get the profile code back using one of the methods in the post below.


  8. How do I apply DE form? I've never used JAMB for admittion.

  9. hello,pls i am an ND holder and i want to buy DE form but i want to sit for normal jamb (fresh one) and if not satisfied with the score can i then swich to DE which is 200L
    2.Is it possible to move to med lab with SLT result (3.01). PLS I NEED ANWS

  10. Please am still in ND2 can I apply for direct entry now

  11. I have done the DE registration, sir, how will I get the admission?


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