UTME and DE application documents to be on sale from Monday, 13th of January 2020

JAMB Fixes Dates for Registration, Mock UTME and UTME.


In the preparation for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the management of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has recently met with all the states’ Commissioners for Education. This is to form a common alliance towards having a smooth UTME in the year 2020.

After several negotiations with the critical stakeholders and sister examination bodies, the Registrar  of the board (JAMB) has announced that the Board had fixed the dates for the events as shown below:

  • Monday, 13th of January 2020 – Monday 17th of February 2020:      sale of UTME and Direct Entry (D.E) application documents;
  • Tuesday, 18th of February 2020:           UTME Mock Examination; and
  • Saturday, 14th of March 2020 – Saturday, 4th of April 2020:       UTME.


The registrar also briefed the staakeholders during the meeting about the use of the National Identification Number (NIN) issued by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) for candidates who desire to take the 2020 UTME. The Registrar further stressed that NIN is a compulsory requirement for registration for the 2020 UTME/DE and also advised candidates to visit any of the offices of the NIMC to obtain their NIN.


Source: JAMB bulletine

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