JAMB Registration 2023: Complete Guidelines

In this article, we are going to answer the common or Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about JAMB Registration 2023. Furthermore, you will be guided on what to do before registration and also how to register as an international student.

Has JAMB Registration for 2023 Started?

Yes! The JAMB exam or UTME registration started on the 14th January, 2023.

When will JAMB Registration for 2023 End?

JAMB registration ends on the 14th of February, 2023.

When will the JAMB exam start?

Registered Candidates will take the JAMB CBT 2023 exam from the 29th of April to 12th of May, 2023.

When will JAMB DE (Direct Entry) Registration for 2023 Start?

It is worthy of note that JAMB DE (Direct entry) registration began on the 20th of January, 2023.

What will I need for JAMB registration?

Below is a list of what you will need to successfully register for JAMB exam:

– National Identification Number (NIN)
– Personal phone number, or phone number you can always access.
– Valid email address, and you must keep your password safe.
– Correct O’level subject combinations for your course.
– JAMB syllabus.
– JAMB past questions.
– JAMB profile.

A lot of the things you might have been hearing may not make any sense to you, but if you follow the step-by-step guide for the JAMB 2023 registration process, it will prevent you from making any mistakes.

Where can I register for JAMB 2023?

Can I Register for JAMB 2023 with Awaiting Result?

Yes, you can register for the exam even if your WAEC, NECO or any other O’level results are not out yet.

What is JAMB Mock Exam?

This is a practice/mock exam, that is set just like JAMB main exam, it will get you familiar with the system of the exam, and show you how prepared you are for the exam.

If you’re taking JAMB 2023 exam, I’d advise you to register for mock too.

Mock is even very important for those who have not used a computer/laptop before and may have anxiety before taking the examination.

What Next After JAMB Registration?

After registration make sure  you have the following:

– JAMB 2023 e-slip, which shows your registration is done.
– The recommended JAMB 2023 novel.
– Also remember you have to reprint your slip ( maybe about 7days to exam, in order to get updated information about your venue and all. )
– A CD containing brochure and syllabus will be handed to you.

How Much is JAMB Registration 2023?

Total expense for JAMB registration is N4,700 broken down as follows:

Registration Fee: N3,500
Service Charge for Registration: N700
Compulsory Reading Text: N500

Can JAMB Registration be done Online?

The process for registration will be completed online, and the CBT centers are empowered to carry out real-time registration for the candidates.

Should I wait until the exam registration is closing before registering?

No. Always register early because of the crowd, and so that you’ll get a good center closer to you.

It is important to pay close attention to everything being explained here about the UTME 2023 exam, as many students fail due to lack of information.

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Steps Required Before JAMB Registration

Before you go to the CBT center for your registration, these are steps you must have completed:

1. National Identification Number:

Get your NIN ready if you don’t have one yet. You can’t complete the UTME registration process without your NIN.

2. JAMB Profile:

  • Your profile must be carefully filled to avoid mistake. You will login in with your username, password, and complete your profile.
  • Also you need to get your JAMB PROFILE code by texting your NIN digits to 55019.

For example: 23123468949490 to 55019. You will need some airtime on your phone to do this, at least #50.

3. JAMB e-PIN:

You can get your JAMB e-PIN from any of the below listed banks:

  • First City Monument Bank (FCMB)
  • JAIZ
  • SKYE

4. Email Account:

Make sure you have a valid email account. e.g Gmail or Yahoo mail.

Just visits to get a valid Gmail account or for Yahoo mail account.

5. O’level Credits:

You must have at least 5 O’level credits in your core subjects which include Mathematics and English, or at least must have registered to take them in WAEC, NECO etc.

Don’t believe the rumour that you can get into school without mathematics etc.

6. Data Correction:

In the case of mistake during your JAMB 2023 registration process, you can correct the mistakes with JAMB OTP which costs like #2500 asides from remita charges.

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  • Remember that after completing your registration, your JAMB slip will not have information on exam date, venue and time. Therefore you must reprint.

How to Register for JAMB exam 2023 as a Foreign Candidate

For foreign candidates who want to write JAMB exam, they would need to visit the Nigerian Embassy in their country, and they would be directed on what to do.

However, let’s still outline the process for foreign candidates

There are about 9 countries where things have been put into place by JAMB so that native candidates in foreign lands can take the exam, however the fee is around $20.

  1. Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire
  2. Accra, Ghana
  3. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  4. Beau, Cameroun
  5. Berlin, Germany
  6. Cotonou, Benin Republic
  7. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  8. Johannesburg, South Africa
  9. London, United Kingdom

Any candidate who wishes to write the examination in these foreign countries will have to download the JAMB application form from the website (

Step-by-step Registration Process for Foreign Candidates

Candidates resident in foreign countries are required to visit

  • First step is to create a profile
  • After that, login to the profile with your correct details
  • While on the website, take a look at the left side of your menu, then click on Foreign UTME/DE registration
  • Carefully follow all instructions and guidelines until the payment page
  • You can pay the $20 fee with your card the usual way you purchase things online. Make sure to pay with any of the payment methods listed on the site.
  • Lastly, you can complete the whole registration process online.

If you have any question please ask, we prioritize your success at Naija School Gist, hence we are always ready to help.

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