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JAMB Direct Entry 2017: Registration Date, Fee, ePINs, & Application Details

JAMB Direct Entry 2017  registration date, fee, how to get ePINs, requirements and application details have been officially announced by JAMB.  The public especially candidates seeking to pursue their undergraduate studies via Direct Entry are hereby informed that the 2017 Direct Entry registration will commence on July 10th, 2017 according to the information officially released by JAMB.

 Steps For JAMB Direct Entry (DE) 2017 Registration And Application Documents

-Each candidate must have personal e-mail address and mobile phone number.

– Each candidate is to use his/her functional and valid personal e-mail address. The system would reject at the point of registration any already used e-mail address.

-Each candidate must personally create a JAMB profile on the JAMB portal : Name, date of birth, personal e-mail address and place of origin are required to create the profile.

See How To Create JAMB Personal Profile for 2017 UTME/DE Registration.

-Payment for JAMB’s E-PIN-registration and the recommended reading text is done at the banks and NIPOST. Banks have also agreed to make these services available at CBT centres and JAMB State Offices.

-Each Candidate should visit any accredited CBT centre with his/her personal details, the profile and evidence of payment.

-The CBT centre or JAMB State Office, supplies, at no extra cost, the prescribed reading text and the CD containing: a) e-brochure showing guidelines on admission detailing list of tertiary institutions and available programmes of study.

-Each Candidate is to complete the online application form by supplying the required details such as name, e-mail address, L.G.A., academic qualification, etc.

-At the CBT centre, Candidate’s ten fingers biometric and image will be captured and uploaded.

-O/L and/or A/L grades are to be provided by candidates. Candidates who are awaiting result should supply the result online as soon as the results are available on JAMB’s portal.

No recommendations from any Institution will be considered by JAMB if the candidate has not supplied his/her O/L result on the portal of JAMB.

-Each Candidate is to collect his 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 life online registration.

General Requirements For JAMB Direct Entry (DE) 2017 Registration

Candidates with one of the following qualifications may be considered for admission by Direct Entry:

(a) A minimum of five (5) GCE/WASCE credits at not more than two sittings with at least two Principal or Advanced level G.C.E. and the others.

(b) Two passes at the IJMB Advanced Level Examination, Cambridge moderated Schools of Basic Studies Terminal Examination, JUPEB or Institute of Baccalaureate from recognized institutions with SSCE/GCE, NTS/NBC credits equivalent in three other subjects (SUBJECT TO UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS).

(c) Passes in two major subjects in the NCE with S.S.C.E., NTC/NBC credits or equivalents in THREE other subjects (mainly for Education Courses) and ND. Education may be accepted as a third A’ Level subject for those taking courses in Education.

(d) Minimum of lower credit grade in National Diploma or National Innovation Diploma including the O’Level requirements.

(e) Candidates are to note that they will be required to provide their JAMB registration number which they used in gaining admission to NCE, Diploma etc for Direct Entry admission.

JAMB Direct Entry (DE) 2017 Registration Fee

Registration fee for the 2017 Direct Entry is Five Thousand Naira (₦5,000) only. Candidates are also, as usual, to pay Five Hundred Naira (₦500) only to obtain the reading text “The Last Days at Forcados High School” for Direct Entry Candidates.

Candidates should note that e-PINS being purchased are tied to individual profile and are not transferable.

Candidates are advised to keep as confidential their security details such as registration numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, e-mail addresses and E-Pins.

How To Get JAMB Direct Entry (DE) 2017 Registration ePINS

The e-PINS will be available at designated selling point the moment the Direct Entry registration begins on July 10th, 2017. CLICK HERE to see how to get the ePINS when the registration commences.

JAMB Direct Entry (DE) 2017 Registration Centres

In line with the Board’s regulated registration exercise, only the accredited Computer Based Test Centres and JAMB States and FCT Offices will be allowed to register candidates.

CLICK HERE to see the list of accredited centres in all the states.  IMPORTANT: Please make sure that the accredited centres you wish to process your direct entry registration in not among those that have been suspended or blacklisted by JAMB. CLICK HERE to see the list of centres that have been blacklisted or suspended by JAMB.

This is to avoid exploitation, off-line registration, mismatch of candidates’ particulars and other registration-irregularities.

JAMB Direct Entry (DE) 2017 Registration –  General Information

The registration fee, once paid is non-refundable.

Registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is available at the CBT centres and JAMB Offices Nationwide. The accredited centres have been empowered to assist in this regard.

As it is the practice, centres are allowed to charge not more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only as registration fee. 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. These banks are to be present in their premises for the purposes of collection all fees. No centre-staff is allowed to conduct 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 allowed. Candidates who register more than once will be identified and disqualified.

Candidates should note that their uploaded image or photograph will be embossed on their result slips and admission letters.

Candidates are to note that irrespective of their choice of course of study or method of testing, they will also be tested on a general text: “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by A.H. Mohammed for Direct Entry Candidates.

Candidates are warned that the Board has not authorized or solicited the services of ANY establishment/group or individual other than the accredited CBT centres for this registration exercise.

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  1. Please I apply for DE admission in 2017 with Jamb number 79246503CC. I was offered admitted by the institution up to now when I graduated but I’m not in matriculation list. When contacted the institution said they sent our issues to jamb state office. Now five months after our Jamb CAPS does not change. Please What should we do now? Thanks

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