The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, also known as JAMB, is an organisation authorised by law to administer entrance examinations to various universities, polytechnics, colleges, and other postsecondary institutions in Nigeria.
Candidates who took part in the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), held between Saturday, May 6th and Sunday, May 15th, can now check their results online or by SMS.
Ways to Check JAMB Result
There are two different ways that you can check your JAMB result. The JAMB portal allows candidates to check their results online, and candidates can also check their results by text message (using JAMB shortcodes).
To check your result via the online option, you will need a device capable of connecting to the internet; nonetheless, using this option comes with a price. Candidates who do not have internet access or live in areas with poor network quality should consider selecting the SMS option. However, users would have to pay a fee to their network operator to use the SMS option.
Steps to Check JAMB Result Online
All the candidates who participated in the 2022 UTME and years before can now print their original results slip affixed with their passport photograph. You will need to pay N1,500 to access your JAMB result slip.
- STEP 1: Go to the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) eFacility portal [https://efacility.jamb.gov.ng/] and log in with your credentials.
- STEP 2: Locate and click on the Print Result Slip tab under the list of services.
- STEP 3: Select your payment option and continue with the payment.
- STEP 4: After a successful payment, you can check/print your result slip by selecting your exam year and entering your JAMB Registration Number in the required columns.
ALTERNATIVELY (this option seems not to be working currently)
- Go to the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) result-checking website at https://efacility.jamb.gov.ng/CheckUTMEResults
- In the required column, enter your Registration Number/Phone Number.
- Finally, press the ‘Check My Results’ button to view your UTME results notification.
The portal will return your JAMB Notification of Result if your result is ready. You can then proceed with the printing of the result.
How to Check 2022 JAMB Result Offline (via SMS)
All candidates can now send UTMERESULT (no spaces) via SMS to 55019 or 66019 using the same phone number they used to register (you must have a credit balance of at least N50 on your line). The outcome will be sent to you as an SMS shortly after.
The following are the responses to be expected:
- If a candidate uses a phone number that was not used during the registration process, he or she will receive the following notice in response: “This phone number was not used for registration.“
- A candidate with a result will receive the following message: “Dear Mr/Miss X, your result is as follows... (and further information will be provided).
- If a result is withheld, the candidate will receive a “Result Withheld” text.
- Let’s say a candidate falls under the umbrella of those who are given the benefit of the doubt. The person will then receive the notification, “Result withheld pending the upload of clarifications/document required from you,“
- If a candidate were absent, the reply would be “CANDIDATE ABSENT” A candidate that was ABSENT WITH REGISTRATION NUMBER also CANCELLED will be so informed.
- A candidate who gains unauthorised entrance to the examination venue will receive the message “Invalid Entrance into the Exam Hall.”
FAQ as Regards JAMB Result
Below are some frequently asked questions (FAQ) by JAMB candidates. We have tried our best to provide the most accurate answers as possible.
Has JAMB released the 2022 UTME result?
Yes, the 2022 UTME results are now readily available to all candidates that participated in the exam.
How can I check my JAMB result?
There are two ways to check the 2022 UTME results. The results can be checked online (via the JAMB result-checking portal) and via SMS (this comes at a cost).
How long will it take before I check my result after the exam?
Candidates who took the 2022 UTME will be able to view their results a few hours after the exam, according to JAMB. Candidates are advised to check their results using the procedure outlined above.
Will I need a scratch card to check my UTME result?
There is no need for a scratch card to check the 2022 JAMB result. Checking of JAMB NOTIFICATION OF RESULTS IS COMPLETELY FREE!
How many times can I check my 2022 Result?
You are free to check your JAMB notification of results as many times as you want.
Can I check my 2022 result on the phone?
Yes. You can also use your phone’s browser or SMS to carry out the steps outlined above.
Advice to JAMB Candidates on UTME Result
We hereby advise all JAMBites not to fall into the hands of scammers in the name of [upgrading JAMB result]. It’s impossible to change results after you must have checked via SMS or Online.
As previously stated, the 2022 results are now out. However, candidates can check Online and via SMS (using JAMB shortcodes).
Tertiary institutions have commenced the sale of post-UTME forms for the 2022/2023 academic session. Don’t forget to check our ‘Post-UTME Updates Page‘ for the list of institutions currently selling their forms.