The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board have finally resolved the technical hitches that led to the delay in the commencement of the registration of candidates for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and Direct Entry to tertiary institutions in Nigeria by announcing on Saturday that the registration has commenced.
This was coming barely 48 hours after the exam body had stopped the exercise due to some technical challenges relating to the National Identification Number.
Below are the steps potential candidates should follow if they are to have a smooth and effective registration exercise.
How to apply for the 2021 UTME:
1. VALID, FUNCTIONAL E-MAIL, PHONE NUMBER
It is important to get a valid and functional e-mail account. You also need an active phone number. This is because you will need this for registration and to send and receive information from JAMB.
Your e-mail is also a form of identity for you.
2. NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
JAMB had revealed that the National Identification number is a major criterion for this year’s registration, all potential candidates are expected to secure their NIN before they can activate registration.
3. VISIT JAMB WEBSITE
After a potential candidate must have secured an email account and NI, then you can access the JAMB website, where you will create a JAMB profile, preferably before purchasing the form.
4. CHECK JAMB iBass
After creating a profile, it is recommended that you check JAMB iBass to be sure of your eligibility to take this year’s examination. The information is provided on the official website of the exam body.
- JAMB e-pin
After your eligibility has been confirmed, then you can proceed to purchase your 2021 JAMB e-pin registration from banks and other accredited outlets.
- CBT CENTRE
Then, proceed to any accredited computer-based test centre with your personal details and your profile code.