Tuesday 8 September 2015

Application method for the sales of 2016 UTME Jamb Form

Applications are invited from suitably
qualified candidates for admission into
 Nigeria Tertiary Institutions through the
Unified Tertiary Matriculation 
Examination (UTME) for the 2016/2017
 academic session.


The registration period is Monday,
 31st August, 2015 to Friday,
 15th January, 2016 and the website closes
 on Tuesday, 19th January, 2016.


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 
anyuniversity 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:
  1. 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.
  2. Two passes at the IJMB Advanced Level Examination or Cambridge moderated Schools of Basic Studies Terminal Examination or Institute of Baccalaureate from recognised institutions with SSCE/GCE, NTS/NBC credits equivalent in three other subjects (SUBJECT TO UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS).
  3. 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.
  4. Candidates are to note they will be required to provide their registration number which they used in gaining admission into their NCE, Diploma etc.


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


Registration fee for the 2016 Unified 
Tertiary Matriculation Examination  is
 Five Thousand Naira (₦5,000). 
Candidates are also to pay ₦500.00
 only to obtain the textbook, 
“The Last Days at Forcados High School.” 
However, candidates will only be issued the
book at the point of registration after
showing evidence of payment.
 The Board has made arrangement to
 provide this book to avoid the challenge 
of availability and piracy as experienced 
in the last exercise. The Board
will also sustain the last year’s regulated 
registration format where only our 
Computer Based Test (CBT)
centres, state offices nationwide were
 authorised to register candidates. 
This is to avoid a situation where 
candidates are being exploited, prevent 
incidence of impersonation and other 
acts of malpractice.
The registration cards are available
 in the following
 Banks and NIPOST all over the country.
  1. Zenith Bank Plc
  2. Skye Bank Plc
  3. First Bank


At the point of purchase of the 
e-registration scratch cards, the following 
documents shall be made
available for collection by every candidate.
  1. Syllabus for the examination in soft copy.
  2. Guidelines on admission (Brochure) in soft copy detailing list of Tertiary Institutions and available programmes of study.

Please note that the items listed above are at NO EXTRA cost to the candidates, and writing materials and calculator will be made available to candidates on the day of the examination.


In line with the Board’s regulated registration
only the accredited Computer Based 
Test Centres will
 be allowed to register candidates.


  1. The registration fee, once paid is non-refundable.
  2. Registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is On-line (via internet) and all applicants are advised to register by themselves. All required information must be provided.
  3. Applicants are advised to read and understand the instructions on how to complete the on-line registration before visiting any CBT centre.
  4. Candidates should study the guidelines on admission before registration.
  5. Candidates who damage or lose their scratch cards before registration will have to purchase another scratch card.
  6. Multiple entries are not allowed. Candidates who register more than once will have their entire results cancelled.
  7. Candidates should note that their uploaded image or photograph will be embossed on their result slips and admission letters.
  8. Candidates can access the Board’s website on www.jamb.org.ng for registration using the registration scratch card. Registration can be done on the website at anytime within the stipulated registration period through any of the accredited and authorised CBT centres.
  9. Candidates are to note that irrespective of their choice of course of study or method of testing, they will also be tested on a general book.
    “The Last Days at Forcados High School.” by A. H. Mohammed.
Candidates are to note that there will be no
 extension of the date of registration.


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