JAMB Stands for Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board. There are two Jamb Options; Jamb UTME And Jamb Direct Entry. Jamb Direct Entry is for admission into 200 Level while UTME is for Admission into 100 Level. Continue reading for everything you need to know about Jamb.
Jamb is a yearly examination conducted across all States in Nigeria. The examination is purely computer-based and scheduled at different dates in different Jamb centers approved for all Candidates.
Jamb Registration: Registration in Nigeria is announced yearly. Registration usually begins around December or early in the new year. Candidates are usually given about three weeks or more to do their registration. See the next Jamb date here.
Examination Hall: The jamb examination hall is AC tight and highly supervised. The examination is computer-based and you are timed to answer specific number of questions. The computer goes off immediately after your time is over. See what not to take to Jamb hall here.
Subjects Registered In Jamb: Candidates are required to answer questions on only four subjects in the examination. The Use of English is compulsory while the three other subjects depend on the course you have chosen to offer at the University.
Jamb Profile: The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board have made it compulsory for all candidates to create Jamb profile before they can register Jamb. There are many other things you can do with your Jamb profile; You may want to see more about that here.
Release Of Jamb Result: The results of the Joint admission examination are released online a few days after the examination. The results are also checked via the Jamb profile.
Jamb Official Website & What You Can Do There: Jamb registration, creation of an account, checking results and every other thing are done on Jamb official portal. Jamb website is Jamb.org.ng. The following are other things you could do on Jamb site:
- Utme Registration.
- Direct entry registration.
- Download Jamb mobile App
- Print your result slip
- Admission letter printing
- Application for correction of data
- Change of admission letter
- Check Admission status
- Late application
- Cbt Registration.
More Facts About Jamb You May Know
- Jamb stands for Joint Admission & Matriculation Board.
- It is an entrance exam that determines your admission into a University or Polytechnic in Nigeria
- The minimum you can score in Jamb is 0 (lol).
- The maximum you can score in Jamb is 400.
- Jamb is offered once in a year.
- More than one million candidates take Jamb yearly.
- If you have not written your Waec or Waec, you can fill in awaiting result to sit for Jamb.
- Jamb started in 1978.
This is just a preamble. Trust me, you are going to enjoy everything I would share about Jamb.
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isah musa layo says
I send my NIN .number than tell me has been registered
Miss precious says
Though ‘ve not written jamb, but u should first of all aknowledge this man (mr.isaac…)cuz not everyone will do this fr u nor enlighten you on jamb protocol. at least be thankful n pray to pass your exams than causing confusion.
please how do I know my jamb date and center? because it was written in jamb slip that my exam date and center will be given to me later
Me too I don’t know aw to get it
What will happen if my computer goes off during the exams
please i checked jamb caps and they wrote admission in progress for BOTANY but when i checked the school portals, they wrote admission in progress for PHARMACY, i’m confuse please
Please how can I manage time during the jamb exam
Miss precious says
Thank you sir,you’ve given me the courage to sit for jamb nxt year.