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The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed candidates who have registered for the 2023 Optional Unified Tertiary Matriculation Exam (UTME) which is scheduled for 30th march 2023 that their notification slip is ready and they can visit the website to download it. The slip will provide necessary information such as registration number, Date, Venue and time of the Exams. Candidates are enjoined to be at their venue an hour to their approved time for Biometric verification.

Furthermore, JAMB has conducted a training where it has trained 650 Technical officers ahead of the 2023 forthcoming Mock UTME. The training was coordinated from the board’s National Headquarters in Bwari, Abuja. According to the Registrar Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the purpose of doing this is to ensure that only able and qualified staff are enlisted in the exercise.

Ahead of the Mock UTME exam to take place on 30th march 2023, The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has begun the distribution of nationwide security Gadgets across the state commands of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps  (NSCDC).

 The Kwara state Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC) Commandant M.T. Ibrahim assured the board of the Corps unwavering support to ensure a seamless exercise

Candidates for the Mock Exams are hereby given a reminder not to partake in any form of examination Malpractice or they risk facing punitive measures. In total about 176,408 candidates will be sitting for this year’s Mock-UTME on March 30th.

 JAMB and SERVICOM holds the first quarter meeting which was to ensure efforts to deliver the Board’s Mandate and ensure Quality Service delivery by putting in place mechanisms for achieving customer Satisfaction. The host Mrs Ngozi Egbuna urged Servicom desk officers to work as a team to protect it image and achieve success.

Moreover, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the resumption of registration for the Direct Entry (DE) Application and also new guidelines for the application which was earlier suspended in February 21st to put in place some measures to better serve the prospective candidates and put security measures in place. The Registrar made this known at a news briefing in Abuja (FCT) that the registration would resume Monday,20th  April 2023.  Direct entry registration is restricted to JAMB Professional test and registration centres only because of the board’s confidence in its staff.

Following the resumption of the sale of the DE application, The Registrar of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) In person of Prof. Ishaq Oloyede has warned registration officers not to compromise on the new guidelines or involve themselves in any registration infractions that could jeopardize good intention of the board as no mistakes will be tolerated but considered deliberate attempt to sabotage the system.

Furthermore, In line with the 1994 Salamanca Statement and Framework for Action on special needs on the rights of persons with disabilities,  The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has overtime put appropriate machinery in motion for the needs of its candidates particularly those with special needs to guaranty equal opportunities for all it candidates.

Jamb raises alarm over students using fake A-level results to secure Admissions, this is the highest level of Forgery and any defaulter will be punished according to the provisions of the law.


  • All applications of admissions to First Degree, National Diploma, National Innovation Diploma and the Nigeria Certificate in Education into Full-Time, Distance Learning, Part-Time, Outreach, Sandwich, etc., must be processed ONLY through the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
  • No Institution should advertise or sell “application forms” for admissions into the programmes. Institutions should advertise candidates to apply to them through Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). Duplication of application forms is NOT allowed.
  • Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the three (3) Regulatory Agencies (National Universities Commission (NUC), National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) and National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE) will ensure that all Tertiary Institutions comply with this policy directive. Other Professional Regulatory Agencies will also play a role in sanitizing the process.

JAMB / Zainab.Y. Hamza

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