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JAMB Admission Letter: What It Is And How To Get Yours

The JAMB Admission letter is an official document that is printed from JAMB’s website which indicates the institution a candidate has been admitted to study, the course of study as well as the duration. We can say that the JAMB admission letter is the document that authenticates your admission since it is issued by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, the body saddled with the responsibility of processing the admission of students into tertiary institutions (Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges of Education and Monotechnics) in Nigeria.

How To Print Your JAMB Admission Letter

  1. Check your JAMB Admission Status to confirm if your admission details have been uploaded on JAMB website;
  2.  If your details have been uploaded, click here to create a personal account on JAMB website ( if you do not already have one). If you already have an account, simply enter your login details (Email Address and Password) HERE to login.
  3.  After you have logged in, On the page that opens, click “Print Admission Letter” .
  4.  After selecting “Print Admission Letter”, the payment Confirmation Page will appear. A Transaction ID will be generated. You will find this displayed on the confirmation page screen.
  5. Go through the details displayed on the Confirmation Page to ensure they are correct. Ensure to take note of the Transaction ID (which is displayed boldly in red). This will be useful for future references pertaining to the transaction. A copy of this Transaction ID will be sent to your email address.
  6.  If you wish to pay with your ATM card immediately, click on the Continue button.  if you wish to pay using other payment methods like ATM, Cash at the Bank and Quickteller.
  7. By clicking the continue button you will be taken to the Interswitch Payment page, where your will be required to enter your card details and click on the Pay button.
  8. The payment status will be displayed on the “My Payment Section” and and SMS/email notification containing your unique Transaction Identification and payment status sent to you after payment. Click on the Continue button.
  9. After completion of payment, you will be required to provide the following details; a. Year of Exam and b. JAMB Registration Number
  10. Once you are done entering the details correctly, you can then proceed to print the Admission Letter Slip as shown on the screen. (You will need to connect your PC or device to a printer to print out your Admission Letter)

N.B Ensure your JAMB Admission Letter is printed in coloured.

Uses Of this document
The importance of the JAMB Admission Letter lies in the fact that it is required for the following;

  • When applying for some Scholarships. Most organizations or agencies (sponsors of the scholarship) do require that you provide it as a supporting document;
  • During admission registration and clearance in the school you’ve been admitted. Most schools will require that you present it if it has been made available on JAMB Portal before the registration or clearance.

Can JAMB Admission Be Replaced By The One Issued By My School?

Most tertiary institutions do issue admission letters to their admitted students .This admission letter issued by your institution is not the same as the one from JAMB and can never replace JAMB Admission letter.  So if your school has issued you an admission letter does not mean that you should not obtain your JAMB admission letter. They are not the same.

Do You Have Problem Printing Your JAMB  Admission Letter?

Often times there are some irregularities students complain about JAMB Admission Letter. These include;

  • I have been admitted by my school but It has not reflected on JAMB’s website and I am unable to print my JAMB Admission Letter.
  • The institution and course I have been admitted to study are different from the ones showing on my JAMB Admission Letter
  • I have been admitted by two schools, the less preferred school is the one showing on my admission letter?
  • I was admitted into a university through Pre-degree, IJMB, Foundation/Basic Studies Programmes etc. How do I get my JAMB Admission Letter?
  • I am an Evening Programme/Part-Time student, how do I get my JAMB Admission Letter? 

Solution To The Problems On JAMB Admission Letter

Interestingly, there is just one solution to all of the problems mentioned above. The solution is JAMB REGULARIZATION.

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  1. Hi, im done with my degree. But I don’t have an admission letter yet. Checked my admission status on my portal and I saw you haven’t been given admission yet. Think is why I can’t have an admission letter printed. Please how do I resolve this. It’s very urgent

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