NIN Compulsory For 2021 UTME/DE Registration- JAMB


The  registration for Unified Matriculation Tertiary Matriculation Examination UTME and Direct Entry  is set to commence  on 8th April and end on 15th may 2021. 

The decision was taken  during    the Governing Board of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)  Meeting of 22nd March, 2021. 

According to the Board, for any person to be registered for UTME/DE, he/she must supply his/her National Identity Number (NIN).

In a statement signed by the Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, ”NIN is mandatory for participation in the 2021 Registration Exercise”.
“Registration will take place in 700 centres across the country
The list is available in all the state offices and JAMB’S website:

”The approved schedule for Registration and examination are as follows
 Registration exercise will start on Thursday, 8th April to Saturday, 15th  May, 2021.

Candidates are also to note that the registration for DE applicants would run concurrently with that of UTME candidates. There would be no extension of time for the sale of the UTME/DE application documents”.
The statement disclosed that optional Mock will be held on Friday, 30th April, 2021 (for those ​who indicate interest and registered ​before 24th ​of April, 2021.

The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination would hold from ​Saturday, 5th to Saturday, 19th June, 2021.

Also it stated that the venue of the examination will be at any of the centres in the candidate’s chosen examination town
The registration fee for the 2021 application documents is N3, 500 and N500 for the recommended Reading Text.

The board said that information regarding other registration processes and requirements would be made available on the Board’s website and advertised in the electronics and print media from 5th April, 2021.

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