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Things You Should Know And Do A Day Before Your JAMB Exam

By now candidates must be warming up for the JAMB examination. This post is to let you know the things you are expected to do a day to your exam, things you are to bring to the JAMB exam centre/exam hall and the first thing you should do when you get to the JAMB Exam Centre.

What To Do A Day Before Your JAMB Exam

  • Try to sleep early the day before the exam so that you can wake up fresh. Never read overnight into the day of your examination. You need to give your brain the needed rest so it can perform well when it is needed most.
  • Try all you can to get to the venue of the examination on time it is better to be there before time than to be late. If you are living in a town or state different from where your Exam Centre is located, you are advised to locate the town and if possible the centre a day before the exam. Be at your exam centre at least 30 Minutes before the time stipulated on your exam slip
  • Try not to entertain any negative thoughts or feelings. Even if you were unable to cover the syllabus, don’t panic; approach the exam center with confidence. Often times it is the fear of failure that makes people fail.

IMPORTANT READ: Before you go for your exam, ensure you have read everything in the links below. If you have read them before and forgotten, please read again because they are highly necessary for your success.

  1. JAMB CBT Exam: Answers And Solutions To Frequently Asked Questions
  2. How To Answer JAMB CBT Exam Questions And Score High
  3. JAMB Exam: 7 Important Things You Must Know Before Exam Day
  4. How To Write JAMB CBT Exam: Complete Tutorial
  5. Important Changes On JAMB CBT Exam You Need To Know
  6. JAMB Life Changer Possible Questions And Answers
  7. Summary of Life Changer, JAMB Novel for 2021 UTME/DE (Download full copy in PDF

Things Candidates are to Bring To The Exam Hall

Concerning what you are to bring to the exam hall on JAMB exam day, please note that JAMB will not allow you to come to the exam hall with any other thing outside the ones listed here.

  • 2 printed copies of your JAMB exam slip. You are to submit one  (1) of the slips to the invigilator. You will keep the other one for your future reference. If you have still not printed your JAMB Exam Slip, please click here for procedures. Please note If you miss your Schedule (Exam Date and TIME), there will be no second chance
  •  You may need a Pencil. So come along with one.
  • We equally advise you to take extra money along in case of eventualities.

You are NOT expected to come with the following Items;


Please if for any reason to decide to go to the exam hall, look for a safe place to keep it so it won’t get lost or stolen.

What To Do When You Get To JAMB Exam Centre

  • Please ensure Your Biometric (Thumbprints) Verification is done at the examination centre because it is COMPULSORY. If it is not done, ask for it.
  • Comport yourself accordingly. Don’t carry or do anything that will implicate you. It has taken you a lot to come to this stage. Don’t blow it away in a twinkle of an eye.
  • Make sure you read the instructions, understand them and do accordingly.
  • Don’t spend too much time on any question. If you find any question difficult or time-consuming, go to the next.
  • Pick on your areas of strength first if you are better in mathematics, begin with it.
  • Attempt all questions.
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  1. if i got to the jamb centre a few hours late can i still write my exams that same day?

  2. Can i go to jamb center with raska hair or sandal

  3. Is it a must to print the exam slip in coloured

  4. I had my JAMB done at FESTAC town Lagos State but the exam was disrupted by technical challenges and eventually cancelled.
    I’ve not heard any news about the center from any source, neither have I gotten message to know the reschedule date for the exam.

    I beg anyone with useful information about Lagos centers to update us.

  5. This is really helpful
    Thanks alot

  6. I’ve not done reprinting yet can I still do it and when is it. Closing

    • Send your registration number, I can help you to check it.

    • Nwachukwu Samuel chilaka

      I had some biometric issues at the jamb center
      What should I do

    • ÃDËSÊWÄ Ãdëtütü

      It depends on de one day wanted over there
      If dqy qek for blqck wnd white
      U give
      If dqy says colour
      U give too
      But u must not give dem de 2

  7. Haven’t seen my own ooh..
    Late registration jamb candidate are still checking if they will do reprinting next week…God help us..??

  8. Please sir I’ve done thumbprint before i enter for jamb exam and not do it when I’m finished the exam is there any error in that

    • nura abdurrahman

      Good day sir, is our result take long days before it out

    • nura abdurrahman

      May almighty Allah be with us in any condition we are in

    • Emmanuel onabe otu

      Pls sir/ma if only you can help me change my exams date I’ll be very happy..
      Registration number/10962915HF
      Examination number/(c49208008
      Centre number/(c49208
      Set number/008

  9. My system had issues today ??.. so I couldn’t write

  10. Thank u so much sir for this information god bless u
    Thanks so much

  11. Oh God help us all. Monday?

  12. Pls send help to my daughter centre at Dayspring Opete in Udu/ Effurun axis, the 7am paper June 19th has not started up now it almost 12 noon.
    The complain is “no network”. It seems no solution

  13. this is very helpful

  14. Please sir/ma I want to ask ,my exam slip has two passport on it
    Will it be of any issue wen I get to my centre ?
    Please help wit ur answers

    • No sir
      That is how it is on everyone slip
      One of the passport refers to the one on your NIN card,the second passport is the one u took at the jamb center while u were registering.
      Note- The only thing that will bring up an issue is if the two pictures are of different people.
      Thanks ?

    • Please the third name on NIN is different from the one used to register, wat can I do

  15. God help those already in exam Hall today and also we that re looking forward to ours
    Exam success to all of us…Amen???

    • I don’t know why am scared my jamb is on 22
      I have read like mad but am till nervous ? ?
      It’s my first time

    • oh sorry about dat
      but u don’t need to be scared jamb will not bite u is success in jesus name
      just relax chill
      nd don’t study hard study smart

  16. Please does that have writing their exam should help us with some guildance

  17. God help thy people.
    It’s today

  18. God help me am having exam today

  19. my village people finally found my ip address,i just printed my slip this evening and found out tommorrow is my cbt test.ketu.lagos to ict gateway poly in saapade @7am may GOD help me,pray for me ooo ehen who know where sapaade dey sef

    • Benayah Odiebara

      Why would you be printing the day before Jamb start… ???
      You could have at least checked since with anyone’s phone…
      If you miss the exam, it was solely your nonchalant attitude… Sadly(

    • ?
      I sha support you?

    • Please reply me my exam slip only show one passport when ever I enter through my portal but shows two passport if I login through the link provided but the words are very small can’t even see what is written.please would they I accept it like that?I printed both just in case

  20. Please how can i change my name after i have done my registration.

  21. Am i suppose to carry my nin slip to the center am writig

  22. I have 172 will I be taken in delsu for medical laboratory if I buy changing of school form

  23. Please the lady that registered me made a mistake…she included crk as one of the subject I’ll write in place of economics… meanwhile I never wrote crk in ssce…pls will it affect my gaining admission

  24. Plz guys am writing mine on wednesday by 9am pls pls if u wrote urs today any help on chermistry physics english and biology

  25. Please I need help. I had a vehicle break down on the way and my centre is very far from my location. So I got there late. I missed my exam. Can I get a reschedule?

    • It can’t be possibly done, sorry about that. But jamb doesn’t give anyone zero
      But the mark you’re gonna receive will be based on your Ssce results

  26. Am writing my own on Tuesday May Allah the almighty help me through

  27. Pls when u answer like maths will u submit that b4 going to the nxt subject or u need to do the whole subject u pick while registrating b4 u submit

    • No u have to answer all questions in each of the four subject before submitting

    • Olaniyi shefiu Lekan

      U will press letter “N”

    • Plss attempt all subjects and submit
      Wen u ans maths or English or any others subjects wen u are true go to d next question is when u ans all d 4 question then u submit
      Don’t ans one subject and sumbit ans all
      4 subjects and submit

    • u ll need to answer all the subjects u picked before submitting. don’t submit when u have not finished answering all the 4 subjects u picked

  28. Nongu Aondohemba Godwin

    Can i photocopy my printed exam slip and take it to the the center?

  29. Must the print out be coloured

  30. Please you guys that has written what does it feel like?.

  31. I’m having exam on wedesday. May God be with me!!!!
    Anyone who have done his/her today

  32. I’ve written mine . Special thanks to Jah 4 help, prayers for NYC results

  33. Valentino Joseph

    I’m writing on Monday and I know the grace of God is with me?☝️

  34. Dominic Precious

    My exam is on Friday , pls am writing for the first time if I go to the examination hall am I to on the computer? Or it’s already on

  35. Khadija hajjaj Dankani

    May God help us

  36. I wrote mine today I pray for to see me through

  37. Pls can I use cap to writr jamb?? Because of my dreadlocks

  38. Thank you so much my school for all the effort you have put in…we really have learnt so much

  39. Thanks alot.
    I have exam on Monday.

  40. pls can one attempt all questions, without knowing the answers?

  41. thanks a lot to this app we really appreciated
    what u have done for us

  42. Thanks a lot

  43. Points taken. Thank you

    • Please am trying to login to my profile with my email address but is telling me invalid e-mail address or password what will I do..

  44. Kharashy omoshalewa

    Pls my printout is two one carry the personal details and second paper carry only my thumbprint is it accepted

  45. Alright thanks for the information
    God will surely help us
    We will all come out in flying colours in Jesus name. Amen ????

  46. Please are we to go with a ruff book for questions that’s needs calculation.

  47. Tnks Bro ?Bt am I to photocopy my printout to make it 2 or just my printout nd my jamb form first given to me den?

  48. Thanks very much for all of your help and support, GOD Bless you.

  49. Nwofoke Chinecherem

    Thanks.It ‘s helpful.

  50. Is it true that one can leave any question u don’t know for another in other not to deduct one’s mark

  51. Pls the invigilator in my centre did not collect the jamb slip from us

  52. Please will i go with the two slip or one to d exam hell pls i need ur help

  53. Can I still change my course and institution and how much does it cost

    • Yes… There’s what is called “change of course and institution” form… And the price is not up to 3k… They’ll start selling the form after jamb exams!… I wish you guys success.. I pray that this jamb will be your last jamb..

  54. Thank God for this years jamb we really appreciate all your efforts thank and continue to do more for Nigerian’s
    Every thing went well most especially f c t all their setting was good

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