This is to inform the general public that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the date for the commencement of the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) registrations.
The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), conducted by JAMB, is a uniform entry-level examination for candidates seeking tertiary education.
2023 JAMB Form Registration Date
According to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), registration for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will commence from Saturday, January 14, 2023, to Wednesday, February 22, 2023. UTME PIN vending also ends on Monday, February 20, 2023.
The Direct Entry registration will commence on Monday, 20th March 2023 and end on Tuesday, 30th May 2023. Direct Entry PIN vending also ends on Saturday, 26th May 2023.
Candidates desiring to register for the Direct Entry exercise are directed to ensure that they obtain their Direct Entry ePINs from designated vending outlets on or before Saturday, 26th May 2023, when ePIN vending would be closed.
Direct Entry candidates are then expected to proceed to the Board’s offices from Saturday, 6th April 2023, to Tuesday, 30th May 2023, to complete their registration procedure.
All candidates who desire to register for the 2023 UTME to immediately embark on creating their respective profiles (creation of profile code) ahead of the formal commencement of the registration exercise to avoid being caught up in any next bottleneck.
2023 JAMB Form Registration Fee
Check the table below for the cost of the 2023 JAMB form:
|Compulsory Reading Text||500|
|CBT Service Charge for Registration||700|
|CBT Centre Service Charge for UTME||1,000|
Candidates are to note that they would be required to pay the sum of N1,000 service charge for the Computer-Based Test centres for the conduct of mock examination at the point of registration to prevent a situation where candidates would indicate their interest to sit the mock-UTME leading the various centres to commit human and material resources only for them to stay away on the day of the examination.
Please note that registration can only be performed only by JAMB-accredited centres and JAMB State-Ofﬁces. For your safety, don’t patronize any Cybercafé or computer centres other than the ones published by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
2023 JAMB Examination Date
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has fixed Tuesday, 25th April 2023, for the conduct of the 2023 UTME which is expected to end on Tuesday, 2nd May 2023.
The board also fixed Thursday, 30th March 2023, for the conduct of its optional mock UTME.
Due to technical hitches, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has rescheduled the UTME Mock examination to hold on Tuesday, 18th April 2023 for affected candidates.
2023 JAMB Examination Timeline
Check the table below for the 2023 JAMB timeline:
|JAMB Timeline||Starting Date||Closing Date|
|UTME Registration||Saturday, 14th January 2023||Wednesday, 22nd February 2023|
|UTME e-Pin Vending||Saturday, 14th January 2023||Saturday, 26th May 2023|
|Direct Entry Registration||Monday, 20th March 2023||Tuesday, 30th May 2023|
|Mock Examination||Thursday, 30th March 2023||Thursday, 30th March 2023|
|Rescheduled Mock Examination for Candidates Affected by Technical Hitches||Tuesday, 18th April 2023||Tuesday, 18th April 2023|
|UTME Examination||Tuesday, 25th April 2023||Tuesday, 2nd May 2023|
Candidates are advised to check their eligibility for chosen programmes and institutions on ibass.jamb.gov.ng. It is important that candidates check the requirements before commencing the application process. The eligibility checker assists candidates with options of programmes (courses) based on their qualifications. READ: JAMB Brochure for All Courses and Institutions
2023 JAMB UTME General Entry Requirements
The general entry requirements for admission into the First Degree, National Diploma (ND), National Innovation Diploma (NID) and Nigeria Certiﬁcate in Education (NCE) programmes in Universities, other degree-awarding Institutions, Monotechnics, Polytechnics, Innovation Enterprise Institutions and Colleges of Education are ﬁve (5) O’Level Credit passes including Mathematics and English Language. ALSO READ: JAMB Subject Combination for All Courses.