JAMB Direct Entry 2021/22 Registration Guide & Dates

Jamb Direct Entry 2021 Registration Form Instructions & Guidelines.

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JAMB DE 2021/2022

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Eligibility For Jamb Direct Entry

  • You must have at least 5 credit passes at not more than two sittings in your O level result.
  • You must have at least two credits at higher degree programmes like IJMB and the rest.
  • You must have at least lower credit in your National diploma or HND or its equivalent before you can apply

Please note: All candidates will be required to give out their Jamb registration number details, not only that, their higher degree programme will also be asked of.

How to apply for Jamb 2021 Direct Entry

  • Candidates will be required to pay 3500 naira for the registration and another 500 naira for the book text they will read. International students will pay 20$ for the registration.
  • Epins purchased is only meant for each candidates and not general.
  • Applicants are to ensure they keep their registration details very well.

A. PROFILE REGISTRATION

  1. One Cell (mobile) number can be used by one candidate The Cell phone number used for the text message is automatically tied to the Candidate’s name and will be used in all communications related to his/her 2018 Application/Examination
  2. Candidate sends his/her name [Surname First-Name Middle-Name (if any) ] by text (SMS) to This should be maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all to 55019 e.g Tinubu Adamu Odumegwu Surname and first name are mandatory.
  3. ,,A Profile Code of 10 characters is received by the candidate on the same telephone number

B. SELF HELP IN CASE OF MISTAKE/LOSS OF PROFILE CODE

  1. ,To correct a mistake in candidate’s name, send the [ CORRECT Surname First-Name Middle-Name] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number.
  2. To retrieve a lost Profile Code, send [RESEND] to 55019 as text message from the same mobile number

C. JAMB ePIN SELLING POINTS The ePIN outlets are:

  1. NIPOST and eleven Participating Banks (ACCESS, FCMB, FIDELITY, FIRSTBANK, JAIZ, Polaris, Stanbic IBTC, STERLING, UNION and UNITY)
  2. Mobile Money Operators: Paga, e-Transact, Pocket Moni, TEASYPay, Packway Projects (Readycash) and Xpress payment solutions.
  3. Participating Micro Finance Banks: Trust MFB, Zazzau MFB, Obeledun MFB and Regent MFB
  4. Online Payment Platforms: System Specs (Remita),InterSwitch (Quickteller) Upper-link, e-Transact and United Payment Services (UPS)
  5. Cooperative Society: JAMB Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society
  6. Others: Unique ICT, Digital Partners Network
  7. POS (Citi-Serve)
  8. ATMs of banks listed in (1) above (InterSwitch)
  9. USSD (ERCAS) for mobile banking
  10. Nigerian Embassies in Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Beau, Cotonou, Jeddah, Johannesburg, and London

D. DUTIES OF PARTICIPATING BANKS/OUTLETS

  1. Collect the Profile Code from candidate’s phone
  2. Collect payment and vend ePIN by SMS to candidate’s phone (Not dictating or copying)
  3. Facilitate POS Payment, if necessary
  4. Issue Evidence of Payment
  5. Collect Centre Service Fees, if requested by the CBT Centre
  6. ePIN is to be delivered electronically to candidates and not to be handwritten

E. SIX DIFFERENT MODES/METHODS OF PAYMENT/ PROCUREMENT OF ePIN FOR REGISTRATION (CHOOSE SUITABLE ONE)

1. PAYMENT THROUGH BANKS INCLUDING MICRO FINANCE BANKS

  • Present Profile Code and pay by cash or card
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

2. PAYMENT THROUGH POS – This is available at State Offices of JAMB + CBT Centres, other POS outlets and any CBT Centre that demands it

  • Present Profile Code and pay by card
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

3. PAYMENT THROUGH MOBILE MONEY OPERATORS – This is available at CBT Centres and Other Outlets

  • Present Profile Code and pay by cash
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

4. PAYMENT USING ATM – This is available on all ATM outlets of Participating Banks listed in C(I) (InterSwitch Channel)

  • Select Bill Payment and then pick JAMB
  • Enter Profile Code and pay
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

5. ONLINE PAYMENT ON JAMB PORTAL

  • Visit JAMB website: jamb.gov.ng
  • Click Purchase of 2020 Application Document
  • Enter your Profile Code
  • Select payment method (InterSwitch or Remita)
  • Make payment
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

6. PAYMENTS USING USSD (NIBSS/ERCAS)

  • Dial *565*6*55019#
  • Enter Profile Code
  • Select bank and follow the prompts to complete payment
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

F. HOW TO RECOVER LOST ePIN AFTER PAYMENT

  1. If ePIN is not Received or Lost, send [UTMEPIN] or [DEPIN] to 55019 for UTME or DE respectively from the unique number
  2. The ePIN would then be retrieved and delivered on the candidate’s unique number

AFTER SUCCESSFUL PAYMENT AND OBTAINING ePIN, CANDIDATE SHOULD PROCEED TO ANY OF THE JAMB ACCREDITED CBT CENTRES TO COMPLETE HIS/HER REGISTRATION.

G. REGISTRATION PROCESS AT CBT CENTRES:

The candidate presents the ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for a. The name of the candidate as typed by the candidate on his/her phone when registering the profile comes up automatically on the input of the e-PIN by the CBT centre

Candidates must note the following:

  • Pay NOT more than N700 as Service Charge to the CBT Centre
  • Provide Biodata including Date of Birth, Nationality, State of Origin, Local Government, Gender, e-mail address, among others
  • Provide choice of institutions and programmes (disciplines)
  • Provide qualification with grades and dates, if not awaiting result
  • Upload relevant certificates, if not awaiting result
  • O/L and or A/L grades are to be provided by candidates. Candidates who are awaiting results should supply the results online as soon as they are available on JAMB’s portal. No recommendations from any Institution will be considered by JAMB if the candidate has not supplied his/her result on the portal of JAMB
  • Supply JAMB registration number for previous institutional certificates for DE only
  • Provide UTME subjects and choice of examination town(s) for
  • Mock examination (optional)
  • Examination for UTME (actual examination)
  • Do picture capture (no scanning of passport photograph)
  • Do Biometric enrolment (ten fingers)
  • Review entries and confirm correctness
  • Print Registration Slip USING BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION
  • Collect, at no other cost, the reading text and CD
  • Each Candidate is to collect his/her e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of registration
  • There will be no offline registration, as all the accredited CBT centres have been empowered for real time online registration. No candidate should register at any centre other than the accredited CBT centre and JAMB State-Offices. Any candidate who is registered outside approved centres will be identified and disqualified.

H. GENERAL INFORMATION

  1. All candidates must mandatorily register their profile through text messages as illustrated above before proceeding to buy the ePIN
  2. The registration fee is non-refundable
  3. 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
  4. All CBT centres have been mandated to select any of the participating banks, MMOs, MFBs, etc. These financial institutions are to be present at the CBT centres for the purpose of collecting all No CBT centre staff is allowed to conduct direct cash transaction with the candidates
  5. 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
  6. Multiple registrations are not Candidates who register more than once will be identified and disqualified
  7. Candidates should note that they are required to be present and take live photograph which will be embossed on their result slips and admission letters. No scanned/stapled passport photograph is allowed
  8. Candidates are to note that irrespective of their choice of course of study, they will also be tested on a general text: “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by H. Mohammed for Direct Entry Candidates
  9. Candidates/Officials would not be allowed to enter into the examination centre with wristwatch, Phone, electronic device, or any pen/biro. Only common pencil is allowed

Candidates are warned that the Board does not require nor authorise the services of ANY cyber cafe or establishment other than the accredited CBT centres for this exercise

How to Apply for 2021 JAMB DE in Foreign Countries

Registration fee for candidates from the eight foreign countries is $20 or its equivalent in each of the eight countries

Candidates from the eight foreign countries are to download the Application from the Board’s website (www.jamb.gov.ng) complete and submit it with the fee at the eight designated centres as indicated on the website.

Most frequently asked questions.

  1. What Are The Requirements For JAMB 2021 Direct Entry: The requirements for JAMB 2021/2022 Direct entry are below; A minimum of 5 credit passes in WASCE/GCE and its equivalent at no more than two sittings with at least two principal or advanced level
  2. Will direct entry students write JAMB: JAMB UTME Direct Entry Students will not write UTME – JAMB Registrar. … However, the new JAMB book which was introduced by the board, will be used by Direct Entry candidates for the aptitude tests that will be conducted by the universities.
  3. Can I apply for jamb and direct entry at the same time: Yes someone can register for jamb and direct entry at same time, it does not contradict any act or law establishing the JAMB exam board.
  4. Can I apply for direct entry without jamb: yes it is possible

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Fashina Samson is the founder and editor of Myschoolbeam. He created Myschoolbeam to provide educational articles and guides for Nigerian students on different topics like JAMB, WAEC, Post UTME, Admission, etcetera. Click here to contact him.

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