JAMB Direct Entry is mainly for those that already possess a diploma certificate and wishes to go for a degree programme in the university. Normally, those who gained admission into the university via direct entry will start from part 2 or 200 level in their university of choice provided they were offered admission.
JAMB Direct Entry Eligibility.
Candidates with one of the following qualiﬁcations may be considered for admission by Direct Entry:
A minimum of O’Level credit pass in ﬁve (5) subjects at not more than two sittings with at least two prescribed subjects (for each discipline) at Principal or Advanced level. No subject shall be counted twice at both Ordinary and Advanced Level
Two passes (in prescribed subjects for each discipline) at the Advanced-Level Examination of IJMB, Cambridge, JUPEB or Institute of Baccalaureate with SSCE/GCE, NTS/NBC credits equivalents in three other subjects
Passes in two major subjects in the NCE with S.C.E., NTC/NBC credits or equivalents in THREE other subjects (mainly for Education Courses) and ND. For Education courses,Education may be accepted as a third A’ Level subject
Minimum of lower credit grade in National Diploma or National Innovation Diploma and the O’Level requirements
DE CANDIDATES WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE THEIR JAMB REGISTRATION NUMBERS WITH WHICH THEY GAINED ADMISSION TO NCE/NID/DIPLOMA AND PREVIOUS DEGREE
QUALIFICATIONS AWARDED BY EXAMINATION BODIES (IJMB, CAMBRIDGE, WAEC, JUPEB, etc) APPROVED BY NIGERIA SHALL NOT REQUIRE ANY PREVIOUS JAMB NUMBER.
How to Apply for 2019 JAMB Direct Entry.
Registration Fee is Three Thousand Five Hundred (N3,500) Naira Additional Five Hundred (N500) Naira Only is paid to obtain the reading text “The Last Days at Forcados High School” for DE Candidates and $20 for Candidates from the eight foreign centres
A CD containing JAMB eSyllabus, eBrochure and other vital materials is also given free
Candidates should note that ePINS purchased are tied to individual proﬁle and are not transferable
Candidates are advised to keep as private and conﬁdential their security details such as registration numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, email addresses and ePINs
A. PROFILE REGISTRATION
One Cell (mobile) number can be used by one candidate The Cell phone number used for the text message is automatically tied to the Candidate’s name and will be used in all communications related to his/her 2018 Application/Examination
Candidate sends his/her name [Surname First-Name Middle-Name (if any) ] by text (SMS) to This should be maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all to 55019 e.g Tinubu Adamu Odumegwu Surname and ﬁrst name are mandatory
A Proﬁle Code of 10 characters is received by the candidate on the same telephone number
B. SELF HELP IN CASE OF MISTAKE/LOSS OF PROFILE CODE
To correct a mistake in candidate’s name, send the [ CORRECT Surname First-Name Middle-Name] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number
To retrieve a lost Proﬁle Code, send [RESEND] to 55019 as text message from the same mobile number
C. JAMB ePIN SELLING POINTS The ePIN outlets are:
NIPOST and eleven Participating Banks (ACCESS, FCMB, FIDELITY, FIRSTBANK, JAIZ, Polaris, Stanbic IBTC, STERLING, UNION and UNITY)
Mobile Money Operators: Paga, e-Transact, Pocket Moni, TEASYPay, Packway Projects (Readycash) and Xpress payment solutions
ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
PAYMENTS USING USSD (NIBSS/ERCAS)
Enter Proﬁle Code
Select bank and follow the prompts to complete payment
ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
F. HOW TO RECOVER LOST ePIN AFTER PAYMENT
If ePIN is not Received or Lost, send [UTMEPIN] or [DEPIN] to 55019 for UTME or DE respectively from the unique number
The ePIN would then be retrieved and delivered on the candidate’s unique number
AFTER SUCCESSFUL PAYMENT AND OBTAINING ePIN, CANDIDATE SHOULD PROCEED TO ANY OF THE JAMB ACCREDITED CBT CENTRES TO COMPLETE HIS/HER REGISTRATION.
G. REGISTRATION PROCESS AT CBT CENTRES:
The candidate presents the ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for completion of registration. The name of the candidate as typed by the candidate on his/her phone when registering the proﬁle comes up automatically on the input of the e-PIN by the CBT centre
Pay NOTmore than N700 as Service Charge to the CBT Centre
Provide Biodata including Date of Birth, Nationality, State of Origin, Local Government, Gender, e-mail address, among others
Provide choice of institutions and programmes (disciplines)
Provide qualiﬁcation with grades and dates, if not awaiting result
Upload relevant certiﬁcates, if not awaiting result
O/L and or A/L grades are to be provided by candidates. Candidates who are awaiting results should supply the results online as soon as they are available on JAMB’s portal. No recommendations from any Institution will be considered by JAMB if the candidate has not supplied his/her result on the portal of JAMB
Supply JAMB registration number for previous institutional certiﬁcates for DE only
Provide UTME subjects and choice of examination town(s) for
Mock examination (optional)
Examination for UTME (actual examination)
Do picture capture (no scanning of passport photograph)
Do Biometric enrolment (ten ﬁngers)
Review entries and conﬁrm correctness
Print Registration Slip USING BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION
Collect, at no other cost, the reading text and CD
Each Candidate is to collect his/her e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of registration
There will be no ofﬂine registration, as all the accredited CBT centres have been empowered for real time online registration. No candidate should register at any centre other than the accredited CBT centre and JAMB State-Ofﬁces. Any candidate who is registered outside approved centres will be identiﬁed and disqualiﬁed.
All candidates must mandatorily register their proﬁles through text messages as illustrated above before proceeding to buy the ePIN
The registration fee is non-refundable
As it is the practice, centres are allowed to charge not more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦ 700) onlyas registration Any centre that charges more than Seven Hundred Naira ( ₦ 700) should be reported to JAMB for appropriate sanctions
All CBT centres have been mandated to select any of the participating banks, MMOs, MFBs, etc. These ﬁnancial institutions are to be present at the CBT centres for the purpose of collecting all No CBT centre staff is allowed to conduct direct cash transaction with the candidates
Candidates are advised to read and understand the guidelines on admission and instructions on how to complete the online registration before commencing the process of registration
Multiple registrations are not Candidates who register more than once will be identiﬁed and disqualiﬁed
Candidates should note that they are required to be present and take live photograph which will be embossed on their result slips and admission letters. No scanned/stapled passport photograph is allowed
Candidates are to note that irrespective of their choice of course of study, they will also be tested on a general text: “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by H. Mohammed for Direct Entry Candidates
Candidates/Ofﬁcials would not be allowed to enter into the examination centre with wristwatch, Phone, electronic device, or any pen/biro. Only common pencil is allowed
Candidates are warned that the Board does not require nor authorise the services of ANY cyber cafe or establishment other than the accredited CBT centres for this exercise
How to Apply for 2020 JAMB Direct Entry in Foreign Countries.
Registration fee for candidates from the eight foreign countries is $20 or its equivalent in each of the eight countries
Candidates from the eight foreign countries are to download the Application from the Board’s website (www.jamb.gov.ng) complete and submit it with the fee at the eight designated centres as indicated on the website.
Closing Date : February 21, 2019
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