JAMB 2016/2017 UTME Registration Details [Updated]

About JAMB

Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) is a renowned Nigerian entrance examination board for tertiary-level institutions. The board conducts entrance examinationsfor prospective undergraduates into Nigerian universities.
The board is charged with the responsibility to administer similar examinations for applicants to Nigerian public and private monotechnics, polytechnics, and colleges of educations.

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JAMB Sale of 2016/2017 UTME Registration Forms [Official]

JAMB UpdatesJoint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) hereby duly notifies the general public that the sale of its 2016 /2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) registration form will commence on Monday, 31st August, 2015.
According to the board’s Head of Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, candidates are to purchase the examination scratch cards from Zenith Bank, Sky Bank and First Bank.
He said the registration fee for the UTME is N5,000 and candidates are also to pay N500 to obtain the textbook, ‘The Last Days at Forcados High School’, which will be issued at the point of registration after showing evidence of payment.
Benjamin added that the sale of registration forms will end January 15, 2016 while the registration website will close on January 19, 2016.
He  noted that the Computer Based UTME had been slated to commence on February 29 and end on March 14, 2016.

Recommended Locations Where You Can Purchase 2016/2017 JAMB UTME E-registration Scratch Cards

The Scratch cards for accessing the e-registration portal for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) can be purchased from any of the following locations at the rate of N5,000 only.

Locations Where You Can Buy JAMB Registration Scratch Cards

Below are the points where JAMB scratch cards can be purchased.


1) First Bank Plc
2) First City Monument Bank
3) Skye Bank Plc
4) Union Bank
5) Zenith Bank
Visit any of their branches nationwide to buy the JAMB e-registration scratch card.

Other selling points are:

1) JAMB HQ Abuja
2) JAMB Offices Nationwide

JAMB Office Addresses In Nigeria (36 States & Headquarters)

JAMB has offices in all the states in Nigeria including the head and zonal offices.


JAMB National Headquarters in Nigeria: Suleja road, Bwari, P.M.B. 189, gariki, Abuja, Nigeria.
JAMB Headquarters Annexes:
Lagos: 11 Ojora Road, Ikoyi Lagos, P.M.B. 12748, Lagos,Lagos State.
E-mail: [email protected]
Kaduna: 79, Tafawa Balawa Way, P.M.B. 2200, Kaduna, Kaduna State.

JAMB State Offices In Nigeria

Abia State: 38, Mission Hill Road, Umuahia.
Akwa-Ibom State: Atiku Abubakar Avenue, P.M.B. 1095, Uyo.
Anambra State: Amawbia By-Pass, P.M.B. 6046, Awka.
Bayelsa State: 3, Police Headquarters Road, Yenagoa.
Delta State: Usonia Street, By Okelue, West End, P.M.B. 95093, Asaba.
Ebonyi State: State Secretariat Complex, Abakaliki.
Edo State: Plot 21b, Ikpokpan Road, GRA, P.M.B. 1169, Benin City, Edo State.
Ekiti State: Opposite Christ School, Iworoko Road, Ado-Ekiti.
Enugu State: No. 22, Hillview Avenue, Independence Layout, Enugu.
Gombe State: Plot No. 2, Doctors’ quarters, C/O General Buahri Housing Estate, G.R.A. New Layout, P.M.B. 133, Gombe.
Imo State: Ministry Of Commerce Building, Orlu Road Secretariat.
Jigawa State: Hussain Adamu Polytechnic, Dutse.
Kano State: Rumfa College, B.U.K. Road, Kano, Kano State.
Katsina State: Funtua Close, Off Bayajidda Road GRA, P.M.B. 2144, Katsina.
Kebbi State: 1, Justice Usman Mohammed Road, Off Murtala Mohammed Way, Tudun Wada, P.M.B. 1134, Birnin-Kebbi.
Kogi State: Block 574 Salau Atima Housing Estate, Opposite Lokongoma Phase 11, P.M.B. 1057, Lokoja.
Kwara State: Ground Floor, ADP Building, Jebba Road, Zango-Ilorin, P.M.B. 1371, Ilorin.
Nasarawa State: Former Studio Of Nasarawa Broadcasting Service, Near Deputy Governor’s Office, Jos Road Secretariat, P.M.B. 107, Lafia.
Niger State: Former Ministry Of information Building, P.M.B. 185, Minna.
Ogun State: Premises Of Ogun State Staff Development Center, Ibrahim Babangida Boulevard Abeokuta.
Ondo State: Quarters 92, Alagbaka Estate, Near C.B.N Office, IBB Avenue Akure.
Osun State: Tehnical College Premises, Iwo Road, P.M.B. 4330, Osogbo.
Oyo State: Quarters 845, Opposite Ikolaba School, Agodi G.R.A, Ibadan, P.M.B. 58, Agodi Post Office, Ibadan.
Plateau State: 56, Murtala Muhammed Way, P.M.B. 02065, Jos.
Rivers State: 9, Ozuzu Close “D” Line, Port Harcourt.
Sokoto State: 3rd Floor, Block 19, Shehu Kangiwa Secretariat, Sokoto.
Taraba State: Former Account Department, Teaching Service Board, Old T/C Road, P.M.B 1127, Jalingo.
Yobe State: Bukar Abba Ibrahim Way, (Formerly Maiduguri Road), P.M.B. 1109, Damaturu.
Zamfara State: 8, Sokoto Road, Opposite Wambai House, P.M.B, 01120, Gusau.

Selling points outside Nigeria:

1) Cameroun
2) Cote D’Ivoire
3) Cotonou
4) Ghana
5) Saudi Arabia
6) South Africa
7) United Kingdom.
NB: Candidates are also to pay N500 to obtain the textbook, ‘The Last Days at Forcados High School’, which will be issued at the point of registration after showing evidence of payment.

JAMB 2016 Registration Form [Closing Date & Registration Procedure]

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is currently inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into Nigeria Tertiary Institutions through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for the 2016/2017 Academic Session.

Registration Period

The 2016 JAMB UTME registration commenced on Monday, 31st August, 2015and ends on Friday, January 15, 2016 while the registration website will close onTuesday, January 19, 2016.

General Entry Requirements

The general entry requirements approved 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 Institutes and Colleges of Education are available in the Brochure which accompanies registration materials.
Please note that a matriculated student in any university is not eligible to sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) except those who are transferring from foreign Universities.
Entry by Direct Application (DE)
Applicants with one of the following qualifications may be considered for admission by Direct Entry:
  • A minimum of five (5) subjects passed at not more than two sittings with at least two at the Principal or Advanced level of the G.C.E. and the others, at credit level of the SSCE/GCE, NTC/NBC. No subject shall be counted at both Ordinary and Advanced levels.
  • Two passes at the IJMB Advanced Level Examination or Cambridge moderated Schools of Basic Studies Terminal Examination or Institute of Baccalaureate from recognized institutions with SSCE/GCE, NTS/NBC credits equivalent in three other subjects (SUBJECT TO UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS).
  • Passes in two major subjects in the NCE with S.S.C.E, NTC/NBC credits or equivalents in THREE other subjects (mainly for Education Courses). Education may be accepted as a third A’Level subject for those taking courses in Education.

Change of Courses and/or Institutions

  • Change of course(s) and/or institutions shall be allowed by the Board after the release of results.
  • The fee for change of course(s) and/or institutions is N2,500.00 (Two Thousand, Five Hundred Naira only).

Date and Venue for the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination

  • The 2015 CBT will commence on Monday, February 29th and end on Monday, March 14th, 2016.
  • The venue of the examination will be at the candidates’ chosen town during on-line registration.

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