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Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is a Nigerian entrance examination board for tertiary-level institutions. The board conducts entrance examinations for prospective undergraduates into Nigerian tertiary institutions.

FCE Kano Notice to New Students on Screening and Issuance of Admission Letter

January 18, 2022 - The Federal College of Education, Kano (FCE Kano) has released an important notice to all its newly admitted students on screening and issuance of admission letter. The notice reads. This is to inform the general public that the screening/issuance of ...

JAMB Urges Tertiary Institutions to Quickly Conclude 2021 Admission Exercise

January 11, 2022 - Nigerian Tertiary Institutions have been urged by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to quickly complete the 2021 admission exercise as only 100,000 admissions have been processed out of the over 600,000 eligible ones. JAMB’s Direc ...

2022 JAMB: How to Apply for NIN | See Guidelines and Requirements for UTME Candidates

January 6, 2022 - We are pleased to present to you the guidelines and requirements for applying for the National Identification Number (NIN). Recall that JAMB earlier announced that the registration for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) can now only be ...

2022 UTME: Under Age Candidates Do Not Require COVID-19 Vaccination Cards – JAMB

December 31, 2021 - The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has disclosed that 2022 examination candidates and visitors below the ages of 18 years are not required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination before being granted access into JAMB examination halls ...

JAMB to Commence Accreditation of CBT Centres for 2022 UTME Soon

December 13, 2021 - The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) as part of its preparations for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), has concluded all arrangements to validate and accredit centres to be used for the exam. The final briefin ...

JAMB Introduces New Texts for Lit-in-English and Language Subjects

December 6, 2021 - The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has changed the literature texts in  four (4) language subjects and Literature-in-English. The four language subjects are Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba and Arabic. These changes would take effect from the 202 ...

2022 UTME Registration Exercise Will Be Cashless – JAMB

November 30, 2021 - The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, (JAMB) has disclosed that the 2022 UTME registration process will be cashless. This was disclosed in the board’s weekly bulletin. According to the board, this is in a bid to put a stop to extortion. ...

JAMB CAPS Portal Activated for 2021/2022 Admission Exercise

November 10, 2021 - JAMB CAPS Portal has been activated for 2019/2020 Admission Exercise. This to inform all prospective candidates seeking admission into various tertiary institutions for the 2019/2020 academic session that the JAMB CAPS have been activated for the ...

JAMB Reveals 10 Best Candidates With Highest Scores in 2021 UTME

September 3, 2021 - Egoagwuagwu Agnes Maduafokwa, a Nigerian student of Louisville Girls High School, is the most successful candidate of UTME 2020. The brilliant girl had an aggregate score of 365 out of a total of 400 as she scored more than 80% in most of the subject ...

Over 1400 Candidates Who Scored 300 and Above in UTME Did Not Secure Admission in 2020

September 1, 2021 - The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that a total of 1,456 candidates who scored 300 and above in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) failed to secure admission to Nigerian tertiary institutions for ...