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2019 UTME Withheld Results: What Candidates Should Do Urgently to See Their Results

Latest: JAMB 2019 Results: What Candidates Should Do Urgently to See Their Results

The Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof. Oloyode while announcing the release of the 2019 UTME results last Saturday, disclosed that some results have been withheld due to some irregularities which includes biometric issues and multiple registrations.

2019 UTME Withheld Results: What Candidates Should Do Urgently to See Their Results

We learned that JAMB has provided instructions to candidates whose results have been withheld due to Biometric issue or multiple registrations. The affected candidates are advised to log on to their JAMB profile, they will find a message that reads,

‘Result withheld pending the upload of clarifications/document required from you.’

Like the message specifies, you are required to log on to the JAMB Portal and upload some required documents in-order to get their results released.

Click on the message and you will find an instruction that reads;

‘Dear Candidate, Your withheld due to what appears as multiple registrations matched by face or fingerprint. You are therefore required to upload the following documents:

  1. Birth Certificate
  2. Your WAEC/NECO Result
  3. Where You Do not have your WAEC/NECO certificate, please provide examination number
  4. Required look alike information. Also load same information for your look alike or any person who may have used any fingers for your registration.

If you have a genuine case, this is the platform to use to clarify your status.

JAMB Multiple Registration: How to Upload Your Look Alike Information

  1. Kindly Log on to JAMB e-Facility Portal via
  2. Enter Email Address and Password
  3. Click on Login Button to continue
  4. Click on the 2019 Registration Link Only, a drop-down menu will be displayed.
  5. Select and Click on the Link Look-Alike Information button
  6. On Your JAMB Look Alike Information Dashboard do the following;
  • Upload your Date of Birth Certificate
  • Upload your WAEC/GCE/NECO Certificate (if Available)
  • Type in your WAEC/GCE/NECO Examination Number (Mandatory)
  • Select the State Where Physical Inspection can be conducted
  • If you have other relevant supporting documents, such as Driver License, National Identification Card, Voters Card e.t.c You can upload on this section.
  1. Finally click on the Submit button when you are done.

NOTE: Each Uploaded Document Should not be more than 300KB.

Earlier: JAMB Still Screening 111,981 Withheld UTME Results

According, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said on Monday that 111,981 Withheld UTME results withheld by the board were still undergoing screening. Dr Fabian Benjamin, JAMB Head of Public Affairs, disclosed that the board would communicate its findings at the appropriate time.

JAMB has earlier stated that the results of 111,981 candidates who sat for the 2018 UTME were withheld for “further screening” while it had released 1,502,978 results.

Also See: 1,652,825 Candidates Sat For JAMB 2018: See Results Statistics for 2018 UTME

According to JAMB, all CCTV footage were viewed in all centres nationwide. The board claimed to have combined all the information from the CCTV footage, with reports from supervisors, monitors and other independent Nigerians to come up with the 1,502,978 results that they released, and the 112,331 that were initially withheld.

So far, according to JAMB, about 111,981 UTME results remain withheld as further screening is still ongoing.


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