How To Register JAMB 2021 Simple Procedures

Most students usually find it difficult to register JAMB, to put an end to such an issue I am going to show you simple steps to register 2021 JAMB examination without stress.

How to register JAMB

In this simple guide, I am going to tell you all you need to know about JAMB 2021 registration plus materials needed for the registration but before we continue talking about how to register JAMB 2021 kindly take a look at the table of contents below.

1. Register Your NIN;

The first steps toward JAMB registration is to enroll for NIN you can do that by visiting NIMIC office near you, the joint admission and matriculation board, JAMB has make it compulsory that all candidates must get National identity card to be able to register JAMB 2021 exam.

However, even the federal government of Nigeria have make it compulsory that all individuals should link their national identity number to there sim card either; GLO, MTN or Airtel, not only that you can also use NIN to register for scholarship also, that is why you need to get the NIN as early as possible even if you do not later use it for JAMB 2021 registration you will still need it in the future.

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2. Create a Working Email address;

This is also important during JAMB 2021 registration, you will need email to create account on JAMB portal, receive vital JAMB information etc.

It is not advisable to use someone else email rather create your own using your sim card that is linked with NIN.

3. Create JAMB account;

You need to create an account with your full details on JAMB portal, your data on your JAMB profile must be correct without mistake, this account can be use to; check JAMB admission status, checking and printing of admission letter, checking JAMB result and access JAMB CAPS etc.

4. Check JAMB IBass;

Before you register JAMB 2021 you need to check your eligibility for your chosen course and institution at IBass.

5. Go to accredited JAMB CBT center;

To register JAMB 2021 you need to visit JAMB verified center and do your registration you can’t register JAMB at home using your phone or PC nor can you register JAMB in cyber cafe.

The only place where you can register 2021 JAMB CBT exam is in an accredited center in any states in Nigeria.

6. Purchase JAMB 2021 Epin registration;

It is very important for you to buy JAMB 2021 valid Epin that you will use to register JAMB and you can purchase this by;

Paying online with ATM

  • Visit Nigeria Post office (NIPOST)
  • Visit JAMB Banks to buy your epin
  • Epin Online Payment On JAMB Portal

Below is the simple steps to buy your Epin online on JAMB portal.

  1. Visit the JAMB website:
  2. Click Purchase of 2021 Application Document
  3. Enter your Profile Code.
  4. Select payment method (InterSwitch or Remita).
  5. Makepayment
  6. EPIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number.

Epin Payment Using USSD (NIBSS/ERCAS):

  1. Dial *565*6*55019#
  2. Enter Profile Code
  3. Select the bank and follow the prompts to complete payment
  4. EPIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number.

Steps for the eight foreign centers only is as follows:

The 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 ( complete and submit it with the fee at the eight designated centres as indicated on the website.

At the Accredited Jamb CBT Centre, you will be given a CD containing the following for free:

  • e-brochure showing guidelines on admission detailing list of tertiary institutions and available courses.
  • Syllabus (e-syllabus) for the examination.
  • Step by step guide on completion of 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.

Jamb Registration Process At CBT Centres

  • Pay N700 as Service Charge to the CBT Centre
  • Provide Biodata including Date of Birth, Nationality, State of Origin, Local Government, Gender, e-mail address, etc
  • Provide choice of institutions and programs (disciplines)
  • Provide qualification with grades and dates, if not awaiting result
  • Upload WAEC/NECO/GCE/etc certificates, if not awaiting result.
  • O/L and or A/L grades are to be provided by candidates.
  • Supply JAMB registration number for previous institutional certificates for DE only
  • Provide UTME subjects and choice of examination town(s) for Mock (optional) and actual Jamb.
  • Do picture capture (no scanning of passport photograph)
  • Do Biometric enrolment (ten fingers)
  • Review entries and confirm they are correct.
  • Collect, at no other cost, the reading text and CD.
  • Each Candidate is to collect his/her e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of registration

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.

7. Go For Fingers Biometric (If Applicable);

Still, at the Registration centre, the four things below will happen:

  1. Jamb will take all your fingerprint
  2. Your O-level or A-level result will be submitted.
  3. You can use awaiting result.
  4. You can use two sittings. I.e, one awaiting and one complete result or two complete results.

8. Collect your JAMB E-slip;

Immediately after the JAMB 2021 registration make sure you collect all your print out, because it will be useful during reprinting and during JAMB exam.

9. Stay updated with latest JAMB news;

Do not miss any news from Joint admission and matriculation board about steps to register JAMB, basic requirements needled for JAMB 2021 registration etc.

Read also: How To Study For JAMB 2021 Effectively (10 Secrets Revealed)

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