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2024 JAMB Form Now Available: Complete Guide to UTME Registration

Embarking on the journey to tertiary education in Nigeria? The 2024 JAMB form is now available, marking the start of a pivotal phase for aspiring university/polytechnic/monotechnic/colleges/IEIs students. But, what are the key things to remember during registration? From biometric validation to the cost of the form, and the importance of choosing the right examination town, this comprehensive guide provides all the essential details you need. Are you ready to take the first step towards securing your place in a higher education institution? Keep reading to find out more!

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Form 2024

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has officially commenced the sale of the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Form. It’s pivotal for you to understand that registration is exclusively conducted by JAMB-accredited centres and JAMB State Offices. To ensure your safety and the validity of your registration, avoid patronising any Cyber café or computer centres not officially recognized by JAMB.

The UTME, conducted by JAMB, is a critical entry-level examination for candidates aspiring to enter various tertiary institutions. As a candidate, keeping up-to-date with the registration process and requirements is crucial.

Registration Dates 15 Jan – 26 Feb 2024
Form Costs N7,700 (With Mock), N6,200 (Without Mock)
Exam Locations Nationwide and Foreign Centres
Unique Phone Number Mandatory for Registration
NIN Requirement Submission via SMS
CBT Registration Only at Accredited Centres
General Entry Req. 5 O’Level Credits incl. English (and Maths for specific fields)
Prohibited Items Earphones, Watches, Phones, Electronic Devices

Before you proceed, Download JAMB CBT Practice Software from Here to get a high score in the forthcoming examination.

Direct entry candidates should also check (2024 JAMB Direct Entry Form Application Details) to obtain JAMB DE form and register.

CAVEAT: CANDIDATES SHOULD NOT APPLY FOR UTME AND DE AT THE SAME TIME. IF ANY CANDIDATE APPLIES THROUGH UTME AND LATER OBTAIN DE QUALIFICATION, THE UTME CAN BE UPGRADED TO DE AT NO COST. Indeed it is a sanctionable infraction to obtain two application documents in the same year. Double/multiple registrations attract outright cancellation and prosecution.

To assist you in a stress-free registration process, it’s recommended to BOOKMARK THIS PAGE. We will continuously provide you with essential information and updates regarding the UTME registration.

Below are some important links you should check before you proceed with registration:

Candidates are advised to check their eligibility for chosen programmes and institutions on It is important that candidates check the requirements before commencing the application process. The eligibility checker assists candidates with options of programmes (courses) based on their qualifications

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JAMB Form Registration Period and Cost

REGISTRATION PERIOD FOR UTME ONLY (Candidates are to have valid and functional personal e-mail address before commencing the process)

REGISTRATION PERIOD FOR DIRECT ENTRY ONLY (Candidates are to have valid and functional personal e-mail address before commencing the process)

Direct entry candidates should check the 2024 JAMB Direct Entry Form Application Details page for the procedure to obtain JAMB DE form and register.

Cost of JAMB Form

In Nigeria:

Check the table below for the cost of the JAMB form for UTME and DE Candidates:

Items Amount (₦)
UTME Application Fee 3,500
Compulsory Reading Textbook FREE
CBT (Examination) Service Charge 1,500
Registration Centre Service Charge 700
Bank Charges 500
CBT Centre Service Charge for Mock 1,500
Grand Total With Mock 7,700
Grand Total Without Mock 6,200


Foreign Centres: Thirty United States Dollars ($30).

2024 UTME Order of Choice of Institution (Any Institution can be the first choice)

On the 2024 registration platform, Candidates are to note that their 1st choice can be a College of Education, University, Innovative Enterprise Institutes, Polytechnics/Monotechnics, NDA (Nigerian Defence Academy) or Nigeria Police Academy.

Proceed to download the 2024 JAMB UTME registration template.

2024 JAMB UTME General Entry Requirements

The general entry requirements for admission into the First Degree, National Diploma (ND), National Innovation Diploma (NID) and Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) programmes are five (5) O’Level Credit passes, including English Language. In addition, credit in Mathematics is required for science-based and social science programmes.

How to Obtain 2024 JAMB Form & General Instructions

Unique Phone Number Requirement for Registration:

National Identification Number (NIN) Submission:

Profile Code Receipt:

Importance of the Mobile Number:

Procurement of Application Document:

Registration at JAMB Accredited CBT Centre:

Completion of Application:

Self-Service Option:

Examination Eligibility:

Retrieval of Profile Code and Self-Service (In Case of Mistake/Loss):

Profile Code Retrieval:

Ticketing (Free Complaints):

JAMB e-PIN Selling Points:

Duties of Participating Banks/Outlets:

  1. Collect Profile Code from the candidate’s phone.
  2. Collect payment and vend e-PIN by SMS to the candidate’s phone (not dictating or copying).
  3. Facilitate payment through POS, if necessary.
  4. Issue evidence of payment.
  5. Deliver e-PIN to candidates electronically (not handwritten).

Modes/Methods of Payment/Purchase of e-PIN for Registration:

Options include Banks, Mobile Money Operators, and Financial Switches.

Steps for Payment:

  1. Present Profile Code and pay by cash or ATM card (N7,700 with Mock or N6,200 without Mock-UTME and DE).
  2. e-PIN is delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number.

Candidates should note:

Fees Included:

Registration Requirements:

Biometric Challenges:

Registration and Examination:

 How to Recover Lost e-PIN After Payment:

If e-PIN is not received or lost:

After obtaining e-PIN:

Registration Centres:

Where to Register:

Concluding the Registration Process at CBT Centres:

Personal Presentation Required:

How to Apply for the 2024 JAMB Form in Foreign Countries

Registration Fee:

Registration Process:

Inclusivity for Special Needs Candidates

Blind Candidates:

Deaf/Mute Candidates:

Other Special Needs:

Donation of Free Application Documents

Governments, individuals, or organisations interested in distributing free application documents can contact the Board:

Dates and Venue for the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

Examination Venue:

Optional Mock-UTME

General Information As Regards 2024 JAMB Form

No Regularisation of Illegal Admission

Procedure for Valid Admission:

For more details, download the 2024 JAMB registration document.

For candidates aspiring to partake in the 2024 UTME, understanding these guidelines and adhering to the registration process is key to a successful application. Stay informed and follow these instructions for a smooth UTME experience.

FAQs a Regards 2024 JAMB Registration

How Much is JAMB UTME Form?

The cost of the JAMB UTME form without a mock exam is Six Thousand Two Hundred Naira (₦6,200), while the cost of the application form with a mock exam is Seven Thousand Seven Hundred Naira (₦7,700).

Where can I do my JAMB UTME registration?

Candidates are advised to complete their registration at JAMB-accredited CBT centres nationwide and JAMB offices.

When will the 2024 JAMB registration end?

PIN vending for UTME Registration ends on 24th February 2024, while registration closes on 26th February 2024.

What is the duration for the 2024 JAMB UTME (CBT Exam)?

The 2024 CBT EXAMINATION will commence on April 19 and end on April 29, 2024.

How can I create a JAMB profile?

Send your National Identification Number (NIN) by text (SMS) to 55019 or 66019 from your personal GSM number, e.g. write the word “NIN” then space and add your 11-digit NIN Number and send to 55019 or 66019 in this format (NIN 00123456789). There should be a space between the word “NIN” and your 11-digit NIN.

How can I retrieve my profile code?

Send [RESEND] to 55019 or 66019 as a text message from your registered mobile number.

What's the recommended text for the 2024 JAMB UTME?

The recommended textbook to be read by all UTME candidates is  “The Life Changer” by Khadija Abubakar Jali. Candidates are to note that irrespective of their choice of programme; they will be tested on a general text. All Candidates are also expected to read the text.

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