Nigeria

JAMB gives prospective candidates with profile codes 24 hours registration opportunity

Authority of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Monday, announced final registration opportunity to accommodate candidates with issues related to newly introduced pre-requisite of National Identification Number (NIN) and could not register.

The new window of opportunity, according to JAMB is open only to “Candidates who have not registered but have secured the profile codes and initiated the registration process.

The deadline is Tuesday June 15, 2021.

A statement signed by Fabian Benjamin, Head of Media; JAMB said candidates in this category are ” Expected to visit specially designated registration centres to complete the registration on Tuesday, 15th of June, 2021.”

The release titled: “Completion of 2021 UTME/DE Registration for Candidates Who Did Not Register Within the Stipulated Time and the Extension Period” read: “At the end of the period originally scheduled for the 2021/2022 UTME/DE registration on the 15th May,2021, the registration period was extended by another two weeks up to the 29th of May, 2021 to accommodate candidates who, largely due to issues related with newly introduced pre-requisite of National Identification Number (NIN) could not register.

“Additional extension of two weeks was made to compile the list of all prospective candidates who for any reason were unable to register.”

“The candidates who have not registered but have secured the profile codes and initiated the registration process are expected to visit specially designated registration centres to complete the registration on Tuesday, 15th of June, 2021.”

“Designated registration centre for each candidate is being forwarded to him/her through the GSM text (SMS) messages and available on the web-site of the Board ( www.jamb.gov.ng) from 12 noon on Monday 14th June, 2021.”

“The identification number on each form given to the candidates has been used to assign the candidates to their registration centres.”

Only candidates who have secured their profile codes are expected to visit the centres while the few who have not yet obtained their NIN or profile codes have been forwarded to NIMC and would be contacted as soon as they are cleared by NIMC.

“Each candidate posted to any non- JAMB owned CBT centre is expected to pay the registration fee of N1000 to such CBT centre.”

The examination will commence on Saturday June, 19 2021 .

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