Jamb Officially Announce Sales Of 2017 Jamb UTME/D.E. APPLICATIONS – www.jamb.gov.ng

2017 Jamb UTME AND D.E. APPLICATIONS – Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria for the 2017/2018 academic session.


2.1          The period of sale/registration 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 23rd April, 2017


  1. Each candidate must have personal e-mail address and mobile phone number.
  2. Each candidate is to use his/her functional and valid personal e-mail address. The system would reject at the point of registration any already used e-mail address.

iii.           Each candidate must personally create a JAMB profile on the JAMB portal through JAMB Mobile App available on Android, Windows and iOS OR visit a Bank, NIPOST to create his/her JAMB profile on the JAMB portal: www.jamb.org.ng. Name, date of birth, personal e-mail address and place of origin are required to create the profile.

  1. iv. Payment for JAMB’s E-PIN-registration and the recommended reading text is done at the banks and NIPOST. Banks have also agreed to make these services available at CBT centres and JAMB State Offices.
  2. v. Each Candidate should visit any accredited CBT centre (the list of accredited CBT centres are on our website e. www.jamb.gov.ng) with his/her personal details, the profile and evidence of payment.
  3. The CBT centre or JAMB State Office, supplies, at no extra cost, the prescribed reading text and the CD containing:
  4. a) e-brochure showing guidelines on admission detailing list of Tertiary institutions  and available programmes of study.
  1. b) Syllabus (e-syllabus) for the examination
  2. c) Step by step guide on the application form
  3. 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 that is familiarity with Computers)

vii.    Each Candidate is to complete the online application form by supplying the required details such as name, e-mail address, L.G.A., academic qualification, etc.

viii.         At the CBT centre, Candidate’s ten fingers bio-metric and image will be captured and uploaded.


  1. O/L and/or A/L grades 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 rcommendation from any Institution will be considered by JAMB if the candidate has not supplied his/her O/L result on the portal of JAMB.
  1. Each Candidate is to collect his 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 life online registration. No 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.


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 University, 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 qualification may be considered for admission by Direct Entry:

(a)           A minimum of five (5) GCE/WASCE credits at not more than two sings 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 institution with SSCE/GCE, NTS/NBC credits equivalent in three other


(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.


5.1                          On the 2017 registration pla  orm, Candidates are to note that their 1st choice can be a College of Education, University, Innovate Enterprise Institutes, Polytechnics/Monotechnics, NDA (Nigerian Defence Academy) or Nigeria Police Academy.


6.1          The 2017 UTME will commence on 6th May and end on 20th May, 2017 (excluding May 12, 2017 because of Candidates sing 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           2017 JAMB REGISTRATION FEE

7.1          Registration fee for the 2017 Unified Tenrary 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 ed 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.



The Board will mount  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 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 a  er noficaon 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 are the nonofficial 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 unl JAMB assigns you to a CBT centre.

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


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.



10.1        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 participant 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  transact  on  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  on  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 tesng, 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.


  1. muhammed Rasheedah March 14, 2017
  2. Jonny March 19, 2017
  3. Kalu March 21, 2017
  4. Abel dafam March 22, 2017
  5. akpan uduak March 25, 2017

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