JAMB REGISTRATION 2024 – Requirements, Procedures and Deadlines

As a candidate, it’s normal for you to be worried about JAMB. You’re not alone. But when you have access to all the information about JAMB registration and deadlines, things get easier.

To participate in the JAMB registration 2024, every JAMB candidate is required to satisfy a number of requirements.

If you intend to register for JAMB exam this year, then it is important to know all the requirements you will need for JAMB registration.

Each year, students who take the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are believed to fail due to a lack of information.

Be careful not to fall victim to such a painful circumstance.


Avoid this at all costs by thoroughly reading the information provided below.

This article contains all the information you need; When to register for JAMB 2024, how to obtain your E-Pins or reprint your registration slip, when to submit your JAMB registration form and exam date for 2024.

Key Points for Jamb Registration 2024

  • The registration period for JAMB 2024 in Nigeria will begin on 15th January 2024, and end on February 26, 2024.
  • The JAMB 2024 examination will occur from 25th April to Tuesday, 2nd May, 2024.
  • The date of the JAMB mock examination is 18th April 2024.
  • The registration fee for JAMB is four thousand seven hundred Naira (₦4,700).

Jamb Registration 2024 Summary Table

JAMB Registration Key PointsInformation
Registration Begins15th, January 2024
Registration Ends26th February 2024
JAMB Registration 2024 Amount₦6,200 (₦7,700 without JAMB mock)
JAMB Mock Examination Date18th April, 2024
JAMB Examination Date  Friday, 19th April 2024 to Monday, 29th April 2024
JAMB USSD Code*55019*1*NIN# or *66019*1*NIN#
USSD Code AmountFifty Naira (₦50)
Reprint JAMB Exam SlipTo be determined
JAMB 2024 SyllabusSee Syllabus for all Subjects
JAMB 2024 NovelLife Changer by Khadija A. Jalli
JAMB 2024 Login Portalhttps://jamb.gov.ng/Efacility
Summary table for JAMB registration

JAMB Registration 2024 Requirements

Here are the 7 requirements for the JAMB registration 2024.

We will discuss these requirements one after the other.

  1. JAMB E-pin
  2. National Identification Number (NIN)
  3. Phone Number
  4. JAMB Profile Code
  5. Email Address
  6. O’level/A’level Result
  7. Biodata

1. JAMB E-pin

The JAMB e-Pin is a unique token that all JAMB applicants must purchase to register for the exam.

You can buy the pin directly from the JAMB website by visiting https://portal.jamb.gov.ng/

You can also purchase one from the CBT center where you will be registering for JAMB.

Here’s the breakdown:

  • JAMB ePin = ₦3,500
  • Novel = ₦500
  • CBT Registration Fee = ₦700

2. National Identification Number (NIN)

You must have a NIN number to register for JAMB.

The National Identification Number (NIN) is a code of eleven (11) digits that can be found on your NIN slip.

This code is compulsory for the JAMB exam.

How do I get my NIN?

To obtain your NIN number, go to a nearby NIMC registration center.

The following documents are required to obtain a NIN number for your JAMB registration:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Local Government of Origin Certificate

Please keep in mind that NIN registration is free, and because so many people register every day, it may take several weeks or months for the NIN slip to be ready. To speed up the process, you may have to pay up to N3,000 and receive it within one week.

3. Phone Number

You can only get your JAMB profile code if you have a mobile phone number.

Your phone number will also be included in your biodata.

This phone number must be unique and unrelated to any other JAMB registration.

Avoid using the phone number you used to register for JAMB the previous year.

It is recommended to get a new SIM card and avoid using the phone number you used for JAMB registration last year.

4. JAMB Profile Code

The JAMB profile code is a ten-digit number used during registration.

You can generate your JAMB profile code by dialing *55019*1*NIN# or *66019*1*NIN# on your phone. JAMB profile code generation costs fifty Naira (50).

5. Email Address

If you do not have a Google email address, you will be unable to create your JAMB profile.

Using your email address and password, you will be able to login to your JAMB portal and accept your admission on JAMB CAPS via the JAMB website.

Learn how to create an email address for JAMB.

6. O’level/A’level Result

Your O’level is your secondary school certificate. Your WAEC and NECO results are very common examples.

If you are still in secondary school and have not yet completed your O’level exams, you may apply for JAMB with awaiting results. When your O’level results are ready, you will be able to upload them to the JAMB portal.

An A’level result is a result from advanced secondary school for direct entry applicants, that is, students applying for the 200 level. IJMB and JUPEB are two examples of A’level results.

7. Biodata

 The JAMB registration form that contains your personal information is your JAMB biodata.

This form is generally given to you in the CBT center where you will be registering for.

Here are some details you will be required to provide on the form.

  • First Name (Your Name)
  • Last Name (Your Surname)
  • Middle Name
  • Gender/Sex (Male or Female)
  • Date of Birth
  • State of Origin
  • Local Government of Origin
  • Religion (Christianity, Islam, etc)
  • Marital Status
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Home Address
  • Maiden Name (Your Mother Surname)
  • Choice of Institution & Course
  • Preferred State for Exam

JAMB Registration 2024 Procedures

In summary, here is the brief JAMB registration procedure for 2024:

  • Create a new Email address. Preferably a Google email address
  • Get a new and active phone number. This phone number should have NEVER been used for any other JAMB registration
  • Get your NIN if you do not have one already. This process could take weeks, so apply on time
  • Dial *55019*1*NIN# or *66019*1*NIN# on your phone
  • Receive your JAMB profile code
  • Purchase JAMB ePin online or in any banks in Nigeria using your profile code
  • Fill out your Biodata form correctly. This will be used during registration 
  • Budget at least 5,000 Naira for this whole process
  • Visit the nearest JAMB CBT center with your ePin, Biodata form, profile code and O’level result (if available). Complete your JAMB Registration
  • Reprint slip when the time comes to know your exam center and date
  • Write Exam

Frequently Asked Questions on JAMB registration

When Will JAMB Form 2024 Be Available?

JAMB form will be available from the 15th of January, 2024.

What is the starting date for JAMB examination 2024?

 19th April 2024 to 29th April 2024

When is JAMB 2024 ending?

JAMB examinations will be ending on 29th April 2024

Which Novel Will be used for JAMB 2024?

The life changer by Khadija Abubakar Jalli is the JAMB novel for 2024.

Can I pass JAMB without reading?

It is not possible!

How Much Does JAMB Form 2024 Cost?

The official registration fee for the UTME is four thousand, seven hundred Naira. (N4,700).

Is NIN compulsory for JAMB registration 2024?

Yes. It is compulsory to get your NIN

Where can I register for JAMB 2024?

In any accredited CBT Center

JAMB Registration is usually a very stressful process, but if you know what to do and follow these detailed steps, it won’t be a difficult task.

The various requirements listed above are what you will need before starting JAMB registration, and once you’ve gotten all of that, you can begin the process.

There’s nothing worse than being unprepared for the JAMB examination.

Make sure that you have all the requirements ready beforehand to avoid delay or any hindrances.

Now that you have all the information about JAMB UTME registration, find out how you can score over 300 in JAMB with our free JAMB quiz and resources.

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