JAMB Begins 2021 UTME Registration, Sets June 5 For Examination, Makes NIN Mandatory

March 24, 2021
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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has started the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) registration.

JAMB Begins 2021 UTME Registration, Sets June 5 For Examination, Makes NIN Mandatory 1

JAMB spokesman, Dr Fabian Benjamin, on Wednesday, said all potential candidates must provide their National Identity Number (NIN) at point of registration.

“This is mandatory for participation in the 2021 registration exercise,” Benjamin said in a statement.

“Registration will take place in 700 centres across the country; the list is available in all the state offices of JAMB and on its website at www.jamb.gov.ng.

“The approved schedule for registration and examination are that registration exercise will start on Thursday, April 8 and end on Saturday, May 15, 2021.

“Candidates are also to note that the registration for Direct Entry applicants will run concurrently with that of UTME candidates.

“There will be no extension of time for the sale of the UTME or DE application documents.

“Mock examination will be held on Friday, April 30 for those who indicate interest and are registered before April 24.

“UTME will hold from Saturday, June 5 to Saturday, June 19, 2021,’’ he stated.

The statement added that venues of the examination would be at any of the centres in the candidate’s chosen examination town.

It also added that registration fee for the 2021 application documents remained N3, 500 and N500 for recommended Reading Text.

It stated that further information regarding the registration processes and requirements would be made available on JAMB’s official website and also advertised in the electronic and print media from April 5. (NAN)

KanyiDaily recalls that JAMB had released a list of the best candidates in the 2020 UTME, and Anambra topped the list of 13 best candidates.

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