JAMB 2017 Direct Entry Registration, Requirement & Price

Last updated on September 16th, 2017 at 08:29 pm

JAMB 2017 direct entry registration commence today July 10, 2017.

All candidates interested in applying for admission into any Nigerian University through JAMB direct entry are hereby by instructed to visit any approved JAMB CBT centre to carry out the registration.

JAMB 2017 Direct Entry Registration

The board therefore advises all candidates to do their JAMB direct entry registration at only JAMB CBT Approved Centers.

See List of JAMB Approved CBT centres for Registration.

2017 JAMB Direct Entry Registration fees

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

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 as confidential their security details such as registration numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, e-mail addresses and E-Pins.

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 in Universities, other Degree-Awarding Institutions, Monotechnics, Polytechnics, Innovation, Enterprise Institutes and Colleges of Education are available in the e- Brochure which would be given to each Candidate at the accredited CBT centres and JAMB state offices.

Candidates with one of the following qualifications may be considered for admission by Direct Entry:

(a) A minimum of five (5) GCE/WASCE credits at not more than two sittings with at least two Principal or Advanced level G.C.E. and the others.

(b) Two passes at the IJMB Advanced Level Examination,
Cambridge moderated Schools of Basic Studies Terminal Examination, JUPEB or Institute of Baccalaureate from recognized institutions with SSCE/GCE, NTS/NBC credits equivalent in three other subjects (SUBJECT TO UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS).

(c) Passes in two major subjects in the NCE with S.S.C.E., NTC/NBC credits or equivalents in THREE other subjects (mainly for Education Courses) and ND. Education may be accepted as a third A’ Level subject for those taking courses in Education.

(d) Minimum of lower credit grade in National Diploma or National Innovation Diploma including the O’Level requirements.

(e) Candidates are to note that they will be required to provide their JAMB registration number which they used in gaining admission to NCE, Diploma etc for Direct Entry admission.

General Information

The registration fee, once paid is non-refundable.

Registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is available at the CBT centres and JAMB Offices Nationwide.

The accredited centres have been empowered to assist in this regard.

As it is the practice, centres are allowed to charge not more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only as registration fee.

Any centre that charges more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) should be reported to JAMB for appropriate sanctions.

All CBT centres have been mandated to select any of the participating banks.
These banks are to be present in their premises for the purposes of collection all fees.

No centre-staff is allowed to conduct cash transaction with the candidates.
Candidates are advised to read and understand the guidelines on admission and instructions on how to complete the online registration before commencing the process of registration.

Multiple registrations are not allowed. Candidates who register more than once will be identified and disqualified.

Candidates should note that their uploaded image or photograph will be embossed on their result slips and admission letters.

Candidates are to note that irrespective of their choice of course of study or method of testing, they will also be tested on a general text: “In Dependence” by Sarah Ladipo Manyika for UTME and “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by A.H. Mohammed for Direct Entry Candidates.

Candidates are warned that the Board has not authorized or solicited the services of ANY establishment/group or individual other than the accredited CBT centres for this registration exercise

JAMB 2017 Direct Entry Examination Date.

JAMB will not conduct any any for direct entry candidates.

However, the school which a candidate apply for admission will conduct a screening test.

Candidates would be test on the JAMB recommended book for all direct entry candidates and general knowledge.

Candidates are hereby advise to get the JAMB recommended book for all direct entry candidates and digest it properly.

For more details information on JAMB 2017 Direct Entry Registration, Visit www.jamb.gov.ng/jamb news.

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