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    JAMB Registration 2018/2019 Form Out, Closing Date, Deadline Extended

    JAMB Registration 2017 (CBT) Form

    JAMB registration form for 2018/2019 is out on sale. The JAMB UTME CBT and Direct Entry (DE) details and general information are now available online at Sales of form now has started and closing date has been announced.

    LATEST UPDATE: JAMB Extends Registration Closing Date for 2018/2019 Academic Year

    These are the latest announcement from JAMB on their official Twitter handle [email protected]:

    1. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) announces the extension of registration for 2018 UTME till midnight of Sunday, 11th February, 2018.
    2. JAMB as a responsive organisation has taken the decision albeit with great hesitation to accommodate candidates who failed to register between the two months window period that ended at midnight of Tuesday, 6th February, 2018.
    3. The failure of these candidates to register is unfortunate and the Board hastens to add that this culture of impunity will not be tolerated henceforth.
    4. Indeed penalty will be imposed for late registration from next session. UTME candidates are therefore strongly advised to take advantage of the extension to register as request for further extension would not be entertained.


    Useful Information On JAMB Registration Form, Starting, Closing Dates – 2018/2019

    Some important information on the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) as released by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) are as follows:

    • JAMB to start the sale of 2018 UTME forms on 6th December 2017.
    • 2018 JAMB Mock Examination proposed date: 22nd January to 24th January, 2018 (only candidates, who register by 31st December, 2017 and who have expressed interest for the examination would be eligible for the optional mock examination).
    • 2018 JAMB UTME Form/Registration proposed closing date:  6th February, 2018
    • JAMB have banned the use of wristwatches and pens by candidates and other persons in the examination hall.
    • The price of the 2018 UTME Registration Form will be N5000 (inclusive of the N300 commission paid on each application to selling points) as it was for 2017.
    • Foreign based candidates would pay the sum of $20 dollars per candidate as against $100 and $150 dollars paid in 2017 for candidates in Africa and outside Africa, respectively.

    When Is JAMB Form Closing for 2018?

    The current deadline for JAMB registration is 6th February, 2018. The closing date may be extended by the authorities of JAMB, but don’t depend on that. Register as soon as you can.


    All secondary school leavers who wish to gain admission in the coming 2017/2018 session through Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) should follow instructions released strictly. Below is the majority of information you need to successfully register for JAMB 2017.

    JAMB Registration 2017 / 2018 Period (Registration Starting and Closing Date)

    Majority of the questions we have been getting have been about when JAMB registration for 2017 will start. Yes, there has been a long delay than usual in the commencement of JAMB registration 2017 online for UTME. A lot of intending applicants are already frustrated by the long wait and would like to know when they can go online to register. Now the information you want is here.

    NOTE: Intending JAMB candidates should note that JAMB CBT registration has started on Monday 20th March, 2017, and scheduled to come to a close on Wednesday 19th April, 2017. Registration portal closing dat has now been extended to Friday, 5th May, 2017. Now, the closing date has not been set by JAMB.


    For Direct Entry Candidates, the JAMB application will be on sale from Sunday 23rd April, 2017.

    JAMB Exam Starting and End Dates, Venues

    Exam Starts 13th May, 2017 to 20th May, 2017 (excluding May 12, 2017 because of Candidates sitting for WAEC’s Further Maths Exam). Those are the new dates for JAMB UTME. The venue of the examination will be at any centre in the candidate’s chosen examination town.

    Aspiring JAMB 2017 candidates can check the JAMB Subject Combinations for Different Courses. Know which subjects you will write their exams for the course you want to choose.

    JAMB UTME Registration Fees For 2017

    Another question we have received a lot is about how much candidates are expected to pay to register for JAMB UTME. The 2017/2018 registration fee is ₦5,500 (confirmed). If you want this broken down for you, the JAMB scratch card is ₦5,000, while the online registration itself is ₦700 and N700 for the book.

    The JAMB Fee of 5,500 Naira includes Registration fees, Reading text and all other Document (Syllabus and Brochure).

    So, now you know how much the scratch card for JAMB registration is (e-PIN), and how much the online registration costs. In addition, candidates are expected to purchase the textbooks, titled “In Dependence” by Sarah Ladipo Manyika for UTME and “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by A.H. Mohammed for Direct Entry Candidates.” As mentioned earlier, it comes at a cost of Five Hundred Naira (₦700.00) only.

    Registration centers will collect N700 for registration.

    Where can you buy registration scratch cards/form?

    We have been informed that the 2017 JAMB registration scratch card (e-PIN) for UTME 2017/2018 is now available at designated points and banks nationwide.

    Registration forms and cards are now available in the following Banks and NIPOST offices Nationwide. Banks will also have their representatives at JAMB CBT registration centers where candidates can register.

    • Zenith Bank Plc
    • Skye Bank Plc
    • First Bank

    All candidates are to take note that irrespective of their choice of course of study or method of testing, they will also be tested on two general books. The name of the general books are; “In Dependence” by Sarah Ladipo Manyika for UTME candidates and “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by A.H. Mohammed for Direct Entry candidates.

    Before you go ahead, it is good to also know the JAMB cut-off mark for the course you want to choose. This should give you an idea of how much to prepare for the course. Click here to see JAMB Cut-off Marks for all Courses.

    Your Registration Credentials & Expected Documents (Requirements)

    You should go along to the accredited JAMB registration 2017 center near you with your credentials that can be uploaded to the registration portal. Also, after your registration, there are items/documents you are expected to be given. Make sure you collect them before leaving the registration center.

    1. A soft copy of the current JAMB Syllabus for the examination.
    2. Admission procedure and requirements of Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria. Also included are the available programmes of study in the institutions.
    3. If you paid for the book before going to the registration center, show them your receipt and you will also get your own copy of the book.

    Accredited JAMB Registration Centers

    As said earlier, registration for JAMB UTME 2017/2018 can be done on Jamb website or accredited centers. All interested candidates should note that they can easily access the Board’s website on for registration using the registration scratch card.

    Please take note that Registration for the CBT examination can be done on the website at anytime within the specified registration period through any of the accredited 2017 JAMB registration centers nationwide.

    Registration Closing Date

    2017 JAMB Registration closing date is Saturday, 22nd April, 2017. That is the deadline for registration, candidates should endeavour to complete their registration before the set portal is closed.

    2017 JAMB Registration Updates Free

    We will also keep you updated under this headline as more JAMB updates roll in for both UTME and Direct Entry candidates. Stay with us and you will also be the first to hear about it when JAMB Result is released.

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