Latest Information on the Upcoming 2022 JAMB CBT Examination | CHECK NOW

Are you seeking admission and registering for JAMB this 2022? If yes, you need to know the latest information on this year’s JAMB CBT exam. The joint admission matriculation board which is popularly known as jamb has given its candidate a lot of different information concerning the jamb examination.

Latest Information on the Upcoming 2021 JAMB CBT Examination | CHECK NOW

Latest Information on 2022 JAMB CBT Examination

JAMB has made an adjustment on the earlier date announced for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Exam (UTME). According to the board, the 2022 exam earlier scheduled to hold between April 20th and 30th, 2022 will now hold from Friday, 6th May to Monday, 16th May 2022.

This was contained in the JAMB weekly bulletin. The board stated that the change is to accommodate some exigencies.

Similarly, the board revealed that the Mock-UTME exercise earlier scheduled for 2nd April 2022 would now be held on 16th  April 2022, for candidates who register early and indicate their willingness to sit the Mock-UTME.

For all prospective candidates for the 2022 UTME, this is not an opportunity to soft-pedal on your preparation. The best time to start your preparation is now. If you are yet to download the JAMB CBT Mobile app and JAMB CBT software, do so now. The app will also give you instant notifications anytime there’s an important update from JAMB.

The date for the commencement of sale of the 2022 UTME/DE application document which was slated to start from 12th February to 19th March 2022 remains the same.

JAMB equally disclosed that an additional USSD code will be made available apart from the already existing 55019 code that enables candidates to access some of the JAMB services like the creation of profile code for UTME/DE registration.

This became necessary in order to ensure that there is no congestion during registration when many candidates would be sending their requests for profile code creation.

2022 JAMB CBT Exam General Instructions

If this is your first time registering for a jamb here are the general instructions to know so as to not make a rooky mistake.

  • The registration fee is not more than three thousand five hundred (3,500) with an additional cost of five hundred to get the prescribed reading text. The fee is twenty dollars for the eight foreign countries.
  • A CD containing the Jamb e-syllabus, e-brochure, and any other vital information will be given to you.
  • Your Epin is tied to your profile and it cannot be transferred.
  • You are also advised to keep your security details such as passwords private and confidential.

No centre is allowed to accept our request for your security details.

NIN for JAMB Candidates

At the beginning of registration, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board announced that all candidates who are to sit for the exam should get NIN. Now it has been announced that you can apply without having NIN though for the next year using NIN for the exam will be continued. Those who will want to sit for the exam should get their NIN available.

What to Know When Registering for JAMB

Whether you are new to jamb or not here are what to know when registering for Jamb.

  • You must have a personal email address if you don’t create one.
  • Have a mobile number.
  • Create your jamb profiles.
  • Know your profile code.
  • You must know the approved centres to purchase your Epin.
  • Know the accredited centres in your area.
  • Make sure your prescribed reading text, brochure, and e-syllabus are given to you.
  • Know the amount for your jamb form so as to not be extorted.

Method of Payment or Procurement of ePins for Registration

Here are several methods of procurement or payments for an ePin for registration.

  • Using banks as payment method microfinance banks included.
  • Payment through POS which is available at state offices of Jamb, CBT centres, POS outlets and other CBT centres that demands it
  • Through mobile money operators.
  • You can also pay through ATMs.
  • Pay through online payment on the Jamb portal.
  • You can also use USSD as a payment method.

How to Recover Lost Epin

Have you paid for your Epin and you have misplaced it. Here is how to recover it for either UTME or DE. To recover it simply send UTMEPIN or DEPIN to 55019 for your UTME and DE respectively. It will be sent to you immediately.

After successfully retrieving your pin visit any of the accredited centres to complete your registration.