The 2016/2017 admission year is gradually winding up and as such, people are warming up towards the next admission year. To this effect, we received lots of mails from students/prospective jamb candidates about the 2017/2018 JAMB UTME Registration, closing date and timetable.
We have decided to share all the information we have so far with you so as to meet the information needs of prospective Jambites. This post contains all you need to know about as regards the 2017/2018 Jamb UTME Registration, and we’ll update it regularly as we gather more information.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) is a Nigerian entrance examination board for tertiary-level institutions. The board conducts entrance examinations for prospective undergraduates into Nigerian universities. The board is also charged with the responsibility to administer similar examinations for applicants to Nigerian public and private monotechnics, polytechnics, and colleges of educations. All of these candidates must have obtained the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), or its equivalent, National Examination Council (NECO).
Are you a prospective university undergraduates who plans on writing the 2017/2018 JAMB examination? You would find this post really useful as it is written just for you.
2017/2018 JAMB UTME Registration
As of now, an official date has not been announced yet for the commencement of the 2017/2018 JAMB UTME registration. But if we are to go by past trends, we can predict that the 2017/2018 JAMB UTME Registration and sale of forms would commence sometime in October, 2016.
We’ll update you with the exact date as soon as we gather some information from the board.
How Much Is 2017/2018 JAMB UTME Registration Form
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has announced just recently that the 2017/2018 JAMB would not need scratch cards for registration.
In an address made by Professor Ishaq Oloyede, at the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) in Abuja, he made it known that the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has decided to cancel the use of scratch cards for all its examinations and as such provide an opportunity for more students to participate in the examinations and also ease the application process into higher institutions of learning in the country.
For the 2017/2018 JAMB, the new method to be adopted is known as ‘PIN Vending’. This method would involve making online payments to get a PIN whith which you would use to upload your JAMB data.
This new pin vending will be accessible through the options of web payment, ATM issued cards like Visa, Verve, and Master card, online Quickteller, mobile application and Bank Branch case/card.
As we receive more information on this, we’ll continue to update you so you’ll know how you can generate your own pin.
2017/2018 JAMB UTME Registration Closing Date
JAMB has not made any official announcement as regards the closing date for 2017/2018 JAMB UTME Registration, however, a study of recent trends shows that the 2017/2018 JAMB Registration would most likely close by the end of January, 2017.
As soon as the official closing date for registration of 2017/2018 JAMB is made known by the board, we’ll update this article.
2017/2018 JAMB UTME Registration: Mode Of Exam
The 2017/2018 JAMB UTME exam would be 100% Computer Based Test (CBT).
For that reason, it has become of uttermost importance that all candidates get acquainted with at least the basic knowledge/use of Computer as this is the first and foremost step to ensure would have a good JAMB Result.
Many candidates have failed in the past not because they were not brilliant but because they had zero knowledge of the computer system and how to use it.
If you have any questions or concerns, you can drop a comment in the box. If you want us to update you as soon as the 2017/2018 JAMB UTME Registration commences, also drop a comment in the box.
2017/2018 JAMB UTME Registration