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2017/2018 JAMB Registration Guide: Starting Date, Online Form, Requirements

JAMB Registration form for 2017/2018 CBT is out online at jamb.org.ng. Sales of form now has a starting date and closing date. Here is the guide, requirements and all you need to know that will walk you through the registration process. All candidates who seek admission into Nigeria’s Federal, State and Private Universities, Federal, State and Private Polytechnics, Colleges of education and other specialized institutions are hereby notified.

All secondary school leavers who wish to gain admission in the coming 2017/2018 session through Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) should follow instructions released strictly. Below is the majority of information you need to successfully register for JAMB 2017.

JAMB Registration 2017 / 2018 Period (Registration Starting and Closing Date)

Majority of the questions we have been getting have been about when JAMB registration for 2017 will start. Intending JAMB candidates should note that JAMB CBT registration will start on the Monday 20th March, 2017, and scheduled to come to a close on Wednesday 19th April, 2017. Registration portal closes on Saturday 22nd April 2017. Now, the closing date has not been set by JAMB.

DIRECT ENTRY (DE):

For Direct Entry Candidates, the JAMB application will be on sale from Sunday 23rd April, 2017.

JAMB Exam Starting and End Dates, Venues

Exam Starts 6th May, 2017 to 20th May, 2017 (excluding May 12, 2017 because of Candidates sitting for WAEC’s Further Maths Exam). The venue of the examination will be at any centre in the candidate’s chosen examination town.

Aspiring JAMB 2017 candidates can check the JAMB Subject Combinations for Different Courses. Know which subjects you will write their exams for the course you want to choose.

JAMB UTME Registration Fees For 2017

Another question we have received a lot is about how much candidates are expected to pay to register for JAMB UTME. The 2017/2018 registration fee is ₦5,500 (confirmed). If you want this broken down for you, the JAMB scratch card is ₦5,000, while the online registration itself is ₦700 and N700 for the book.

The JAMB Fee of 5,500 Naira includes Registration fees, Reading text and all other Document (Syllabus and Brochure).

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So, now you know how much the scratch card for JAMB registration is (e-PIN), and how much the online registration costs. In addition, candidates are expected to purchase the textbooks, titled “In Dependence” by Sarah Ladipo Manyika for UTME and “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by A.H. Mohammed for Direct Entry Candidates.” As mentioned earlier, it comes at a cost of Five Hundred Naira (₦700.00) only.

Registration centers will collect N700 for registration.

Where can you buy registration scratch cards/form?

We have been informed that the 2017 JAMB registration scratch card (e-PIN) for UTME 2017/2018 is now available at designated points and banks nationwide.

Registration forms and cards are now available in the following Banks and NIPOST offices Nationwide. Banks will also have their representatives at JAMB CBT registration centers where candidates can register.

  • Zenith Bank Plc
  • Skye Bank Plc
  • First Bank

All candidates are to take note that irrespective of their choice of course of study or method of testing, they will also be tested on two general books. The name of the general books are; “In Dependence” by Sarah Ladipo Manyika for UTME candidates and “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by A.H. Mohammed for Direct Entry candidates.

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Your Registration Credentials & Expected Documents (Requirements)

You should go along to the accredited JAMB registration 2017 center near you with your credentials that can be uploaded to the registration portal. Also, after your registration, there are items/documents you are expected to be given. Make sure you collect them before leaving the registration center.

  1. A soft copy of the current JAMB Syllabus for the examination.
  2. Admission procedure and requirements of Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria. Also included are the available programmes of study in the institutions.
  3. If you paid for the book before going to the registration center, show them your receipt and you will also get your own copy of the book.

Accredited JAMB Registration Centers

As said earlier, registration for JAMB UTME 2017/2018 can be done on Jamb website or accredited centers. All interested candidates should note that they can easily access the Board’s website on www.jamb.org.ng for registration using the registration scratch card.

Please take note that Registration for the CBT examination can be done on the website at anytime within the specified registration period through any of the accredited 2017 JAMB registration centers nationwide.

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