Register for JAMB 2021: How to Register for the 2021 UTME/DE

Register for JAMB 2021

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has announced the sales and registration of the 2021 UTME and Direct Entry forms.  Sales of registration forms begin on the 8th of April and ends on the 15th of May, 2021.  In this article, I will teach you how to register for JAMB 2021 and also show you all the requirements necessary for your successful registration.

In a statement, the Head of Public Affairs and Protocol for JAMB, Fabian Benjamin said all candidates must be enrolled with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and have their National Identity Numbers (NIN) ready before they can be eligible for the registration.

Guidelines on how to Register for JAMB

Candidates for the 2021 UTME/Direct Entry must purchase the JAMB registration pin from any accredited JAMB vendors like Zikora Stores and visit any accredited JAMB registration centres to fill and complete the online registration form.  But first, you must have the following to begin your registration:

  1. A valid E-mail Account/Address:  The first and basic step to kick-start your 2021 jamb registration: Obtain a valid email address.  You can obtain one from either Gmail or Yahoo Mail (though Gmail is preferable), as this will enable you send and receive information from JAMB about the examination and even check your results.
  2. Get your National Identity Number (NIN):  The Board (JAMB) has made NIN a mandatory requirement for the registration of 2021 UTME and Direct Entry. Visit for locations of NIN Enrollment Centers Nationwide.
  3. Create your JAMB profile:  It is compulsory to register/create your JAMB profile to begin your registration.   This is very important because, without this you cannot begin or proceed with registration.  The JAMB profile serves as your portal or correspondence with JAMB.  This is where you access your results, check admission status and even print your admission letter.
  4. Check if you are Eligible:  JAMB has also announced that candidates must check their eligibility status on the Board’s website before they can proceed with the registration.
  5. Buy your Registration Pin from Zikora Stores.  This is the pin that will give you access to register for jamb 2021.
  6. Visit any accredited CBT center with your personal details and your profile PIN or code to begin registration.

Candidates should note that the registration for DE applicants would run concurrently with that of UTME candidates.

JAMB 2021 Examination Date

JAMB will hold optional Mock exams on Friday, 30th April, 2021.  This will be strictly for those ​who indicate interest and registered ​before 24th ​of April, 2021.

The main examination will hold on the 5th to 19th June at Exam Centres of the Candidate’s choice.  Candidates will be required to reprint their slips to know their examination date and centre.


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