Registration Mistakes Made by JAMBITIES 2024

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During JAMB registration, some mistakes made by JAMBITIES have be seen to be quiet common. This article will be addressing these common registration mistakes made by JAMBITIES. and how to avoid them.

Mistakes Made by JAMBITIES

To understand the registration mistakes made by JAMBITES, lets read a little about the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to know more about the examination body.

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board

he Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) is a Nigerian entrance examination board for tertiary-level institutions.

The board conducts the entrance Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination for prospective undergraduates into Nigerian universities.

The board is also responsible for administering similar examinations for applicants of the Nigerian public and private monotechnics, polytechnics, and colleges of education.

The Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) mission is to reliably measure candidates’ abilities and determine their suitability for higher education.

Mistakes Made by JAMBITES while Registering JAMB

Below are the most common mistakes made by JAMBITES during JAMB registration.

1. Don’t select one university and polytechnic as first and second.

2. Do not choose State University as first choice and federal university as 2nd choice.

3. Get the correct UTME requirement for your course before selecting any subject in JAMB.

4. All management students must select mathematics in JAMB.

5. Fill only the genuine information about yourself in JAMB e.g. state, age and local government.

6. Don’t select a course you don’t have the complete requirement for in your O’level, except you are planning to obtain them later.

7. Finally, know the school fees of the particular institution you want to select in JAMB.

Now that we have seen the mistakes made by JAMBITES during registration above, see the general information on registration below.

General Information on Registration to Avoid Mistakes Made by JAMBITIES

1. All candidates must mandatorily register their profiles through text messages as illustrated above before proceeding to buy the ePIN.

2. The registration fee is non-refundable

3. As it is the practice, centers are allowed to charge not more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only as registration. Any center that charges more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) should be reported to JAMB for appropriate sanctions.

4. All CBT centers have been mandated to select any of the participating banks, MMOs, MFBs, etc.

  • These financial institutions are to be present at the CBT centers to collect all No CBT center staff is allowed to conduct direct cash transaction with the candidates.

5. Candidates are advised to read and understand the guidelines on admission and instructions on completing the online registration before commencing the registration process.

6. Multiple registrations are not Candidates who register more than once will be identified and disqualified.

7. Candidates should note that they must be present and take live photographs that will be embossed on their result slips and admission letters. Scanned/stapled passport photograph is not allowed.

8. All candidate should note that irrespective of their choice of course of study, they will also be tested on a general text:

    •  text. “The Life Changer” by Khadija Abubakar Jali for UTME Candidates and DE candidates are also expected to read the text.

9. Candidates/Officials would not be allowed to enter the examination center with a wristwatch, Phone, electronic device, or any pen/biro. Only the common pencil is allowed.

10. Candidates are warned that JAMB does not require or authorize ANY cyber café services or establishment other than the accredited CBT centers for this exercise.



– Candidates who are blind are to indicate by typing BLIND and also picking the option of writing their examination through CBT mode or Read Examination Aloud.

– A candidate is either blind or sighted. It is important to be factual.


– A special indicator for the deaf/mute has been created to differentiate them for special attention at the examination hall. Deaf candidates are therefore to confirm this appropriately during registration.


– Candidates with biometric challenges can only register at JAMB headquarters in Abuja.

– No other CBT center is allowed to register such candidates

– They will also sit for their JAMB 2021 examination at JAMB headquarters in Abuja

– No candidate will be permitted to sit the examination if his/her biometrics is not verified.

– The Board will not permit or process any examination without biometric verification

– Candidates with a biometric abnormality can only register and take the examination at the JAMB Headquarters, Bwari Abuja. The Board will facilitate the travels of the candidates.


Essential Prerequisites for Establishing a JAMB CBT Centre

JAMB Subjects for Educational Administration & Supervision

Nautical Science JAMB Subject Combination

JAMB Subject Requirements for Adult Education Program

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