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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.

JAMB Announces New Post-UTME Screening Date for All Tertiary Institutions

August 10, 2020 - Latest: JAMB Announces New Post-UTME Screening Date for All Tertiary Institutions The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has shifted the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post-UTME) screening for the 2020 admission process ...

JAMB Releases Guidelines for 2020/2021 Admission Exercise

July 21, 2020 - The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released guidelines to all heads of tertiary institutions for the 2020 admission exercise. This came as it directed institutions to begin admissions for candidates for first and second choices o ...

JAMB Change of Course, Institution and Date Correction Guidelines, 2020

July 15, 2020 - The JAMB change of course and institution for 2020 has started. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed all candidates who wish to change their course or institution to proceed to the board’s site and follow the procedure a ...

Best 2020 UTME Candidate Reveals the Secret to Her Success

July 3, 2020 - The best Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidate for 2020 Maduafokwa Agnes has revealed the secrets to her success. The 16-year-old, a student Louisville Girls High School scored 365 out of 400. In an interview with newsmen in Lag ...

16 UTME Candidates Get Scholarships For Their Excellent Performance From NSE

July 1, 2020 - The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has awarded scholarships to sixteen (16) candidates who took the 2020 UTME for their excellent performance in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The beneficiaries, comprising males and ...

Meet Egoagwuagwu Agnes Maduafokwa, the Highest JAMB Scorer in 2020

June 29, 2020 - 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 ...

Having Minimum UTME Score Does Not Guarantee Admission – JAMB

June 23, 2020 - The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has reminded candidates who took the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that there is no uniform minimum UTME score that guarantees them admission into institutions of their choi ...

No Admission Offer Should Be Made Outside JAMB CAPS – Minister Warns

June 23, 2020 - Latest: No Admission Offer Should Be Made Outside JAMB CAPS – Minister Warns All candidates seeking admission into various tertiary institutions in the country have again been warned to desist from backdoor admissions which are admissions given ...

2020 Admissions: JAMB Lists Universities That Will Not Admit Candidates With Less Than 200 and 180 in UTME

June 23, 2020 - The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has listed universities that will not admit candidates who scored less than 200, 190 and 180 in 2020 UTME.  This was disclosed in a statement signed by JAMB’s spokesperson, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, o ...

JAMB Explains Why Over 679 Candidates Who Scored 300 and Above Were Denied Admission

June 22, 2020 - According to the documents released by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) at its policy meeting – over 679 high-performing candidates who scored 300 and above were denied admission into any tertiary institution. The board listed ...