2017 JAMB UTME Online Registration Requirements and Guidelines

This years UTME Registration process have some modifications different from what it used to be and it will do all candidates good if they are equiped with the latest procedures. Information is power and he who is not informed, is definitely deformed in today's society.

Having said that, I will be enlightening you on the latest JAMB UTME requirements, instructions and how to apply for it online.
NB: The payment platform for UTME Registration is through PIN vending. No more scratch card! Alternatively, UTME 2017 JAMB Now Accepts Payment Via Remita. Below are the official requirements.


✔️ Each candidate must have personal e-mail address and mobile phone number.

✔️ 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.

✔️ Each candidate must personally create a JAMB profile on the JAMB portal through JAMB Mobile App available on Android, Windows and iOS platforms OR 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.

✔️ 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.

✔️ Each Candidate should visit any accredited CBT centre (the list of accredited CBT centres are on the website i.e. www.jamb.gov.ng) with his/her personal details, the profile and evidence of payment.

✔️ The CBT centre or JAMB State Office, supplies, at no extra cost, the prescribed reading text and the CD containing:
a) e-brochure showing guidelines on admission detailing list of tertiary institutions and available programmes of study.
b) Syllabus (e-syllabus) for the examination.
c) Step by step guide on completing the application form.
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 with little familiarity with Computers)

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

✔️ At the CBT centre, Candidate’s ten fingers biometric and image will be captured and uploaded.

✔️ O/L and/or A/L grades are to be provided by candidates. Candidates who are awaiting result should suppIv the result online as soon as the results are available on JAMB’S Portal. No recommendations from anv Institution will be considered by JAMB if the candidate has not supplied his/her O/L result on the Portal of JAMB.

✔️ Each Candidate is to collect his e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of registration.

As far as 2017 UTME is concerned, there won't be 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.


Registration fee for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination or Direct Entry is Five Thousand Naira Only (₦5,000) 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.

Candidates should note that e-PINS being purchased are tied to individual profile and are not transferable.

Candidates are advised to keep their security details such as registration numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, e-mail addresses and E-Pins confidential

As it is the practice, centres are allowed to charge not more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only as registration Any centre that charges more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) should be reported to JAMB for appropriate sanctions.


The 2017 UTME will commence on 6th May and end on 20th May, 2017 (excluding May 12, 2017 because of Candidates sitting for WAEC’s Further Mathematics examination).
The venue of the examination will be at any centre in the candidate’s chosen examination


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 you. Take note to avoid stories that touches. Good luck and success!

Are you still scared or confused about this JAMB CBT method of Examination? Ah, you don't have to worry. It's very easy. In fact, you won't need a mouse to complete everything on that day. Just eight keyboard letters are enough. But if you still need more clearity, Download Jamb CBT learning software

Ref: JAMB, [myschoolgist.com]


  1. this will be helpful for guys who want to register for jamb this year nice update

  2. Bro, is editing of submitted data still allowed?

  3. This year JAMB is d most worsened in d history of Jamb ,thank god I am not writing

  4. please when is the expiring date for 2017 jamb and can direct entry student put awaiting result while registering?