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JAMB 2018: Profile Creation And E-Pin Generation

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JAMB 2018: Profile Creation And E-Pin Generation

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has published the Registration Steps and Guidelines for the forth coming UTME.

However, you are to get your self acquainted with the these guidelines before registration commences.

See Also:

JAMB 2018 Exam Dates & Registration Fees
JAMB 2018 Registration Template/Form
JAMB Syllabus For All Subjects 2018 PDF

Profile Creation from Home by Candidates Using Cellphones – Text (SMS):

  1. Sends his/her Surname, First Name & Middle Name (where applicable). This should be maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all to JAMB short code of 55019
  2. One cell number (mobile number) can be used by one candidate only
  3. A confirmation code of 10 characters is received by the candidate on the same telephone number which will be used to procure the ePIN

PROFILE SELF HELP IN CASE OF MISTAKE/LOSS

To correct a mistake in candidate’s name, resend a text message (from the registered number) “CORRECT Surname First name Middlename” to 55019
To retrieve a lost confirmation code, resend a text message (from the registered number) “RESEND” to 55019 .

JAMB ePIN SELLING POINTS

  • Participating Banks
  • Mobile Money Operators including eTranzact (Paga, Cellulant, Teasy Mobile e.t.c.)
  • Registered Microfinance Banks – (Ifesowapo, Regent, FUDMFB, Welfare MFB)
  • Online Payment – Remita & Interswitch (Switches)
  • POS (Citi-Serve)
  • ATM (Interswitch)
  • USSD (NIBSS & ERCAS) – for mobile (Internet/online) banking

PAYMENT THROUGH BANKS INCLUDING MICROFINANCE BANKS

Present confirmation code and pay by cash or card
ePIN is delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

PAYMENT THROUGH POS (CITI-SERVE)

  • This is available at State Offices of JAMB + CBT Centres, Other POS Outlets & any CBT Centre that demands it
  • Present confirmation code & pay by card
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

PAYMENT THROUGH MOBILE MONEY OPERATORS INCLUDING eTranzact

This is available at CBT Centres & Other Agent Outlets

  • Present confirmation code & pay by cash
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

PAYMENT USING ATM

This is available at all ATM outlets of participating Banks (Interswitch Channel)

  • Select Bill Payment & then pick JAMB
  • Enter confirmation code & pay
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

ONLINE PAYMENTS USING REMITA/INTERSWITCH

  • Log on to JAMB website: www.jamb.gov.ng
  • Click Registration
  • Enter confirmation Code
  • Select payment Method e.g. Interswitch or Remita
  • Make payment
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

PAYMENTS USING USSD (NIBSS/ERCAS)

  • Dial USSD code (e.g. *565*6#)
  • Enter confirmation code
  • Select bank & follow the prompts to complete payment
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

PAYMENT SELF HELP

  • If ePIN is not Received or Lost , send a text message from the registered telephone number “UTMEPIN” or “DEPIN” to 55019 for UTME or DE respectively
  • The ePIN would then be retrieved

After payment…
After successful payment & obtaining ePIN, candidate should proceed to any of the accredited CBT Centres to complete his/her own registration.

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