“Jamb 2021” jamb is abbreviated from Joint Admission and Matriculations Board. It is a Nigerian entrance examination board for the tertiary level institutions. The exam is conducted for entrance for prospective undergraduates into Nigerian Universities.
The board is also charged with the responsibility to administer the same examinations for the applicants or candidates into schools. With the exams, students would be administered into both Public and Private polytechnics, monotechnic, and others. In other to write the exams, students are required to have their WAEC or NECO results.
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Jamb is an examination that is done in other to give students admission. It started years ago and now Jamb 2021 is here. For those all candidates that are new to the Jamb system wishing to know more about Jamb 2021/2022. Then you’re on the right blog. In this article, I will be discussing the following;
- Functions of Jamb Examination
- Registration General Entry Requirement for jamb 2021 CBT.
- Jamb 2021 CBT Opening and Closing Date.
- Jamb CBT Starting and End Dates.
- Cost of Jamb 2021 CBT form.
- How to Obtain a Jamb 2021 CBT Form.
- How to Reprint Jamb CBT Form.
The board was established in the year 1978 to conduct a uniform standard for exams and also the placement of qualified candidates into universities. At the start, it was majorly for universities but now also applicable to monotechnic, college of education and polytechnics. There are other functions of Jamb examinations.
Functions of Jamb Examination
What are the functions of Jamb in Nigerian? To find out, look at the list below;
- It helps to conduct UTME (Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
- To ensure the candidate’s qualification.
- It created the requirement for admission into schools.
- Jamb also structures the UTME.
The functions are much more than the above, but here are just the major functions of the board.
Jamb 2021 Registration Entry Requirements
The general entry requirements for candidates searching for admission into First Degree ND, NID, and the NCE programs in Nigerian Universities or others consists of credit passes in Five O’Level subjects in the English Language and Mathematics.
The other subjects would consist of the ones needed or required in your field of study. You can find out more details on the Jamb Brochures that would be given out to candidates at their centers or Jamb offices.
Jamb 2021 CBT Opening and Closing Dates
Jamb exam registration will be starting soon, with the information at hand that registration will start 18th of January 2021. Candidates are advised to purchase and register their forms before their end dates. The portal for registration would be closing on February 19th, 2021.
Jamb 2021 CBT Starting and Ending Date
The news concerning the starting date or the ending date of the exam now is that the CBT examination will commence from 14th March and end 4th of April, 2021. Candidates are provided with different dates, times, and centers. In other to know your date, you’re required to reprint the form.
Cost of Jamb CBT Form
The 2021 CBT Jamb registration form has started selling out since early January (13th). The registration fee is around Three Thousand Five Hundred Naira to Five Thousand Naira only with an additional (500). It all depends on your location.
The additional Five Hundred is for the Novel that would be required. Once you purchase your form, you would be given the Brochure of Jamb, syllabus, and other materials needed.
How to Obtain Jamb CBT 2021 Form
Get registered for your Jamb exam is very simple. And has the opening date is out, it is advisable to get yours before the closing date. Before registration, candidates should create a Jamb profile. And here’s how you can create;
- Only a Number is required for the creation. Candidates are to send their Surname, First Name, and Last Name by text the code they would be provided with.
- Then a profile code of about 10 digits would be sent to you.
- All you need to do is to present the profile code to the point of procurement of the form. Once that is done, the form e-pin would be sent via text to the candidate.
- The e-Pin should be presented to any of the Jamb Accredited CBT Centers for registration.
Candidates can make corrections in names and also can retrieve a lost profile code. There are different methods in which Candidates can pay/procure e-pin for registration, they include;
- Payment Via Banks;
- Head to the bank and present the Profile code and then pay using cash or card.
- The e-pin would be delivered directly to the number you used.
- Payment via POS such as POS outlets, CBT centers, others;
- Profile the code to them and then pay with your card.
- E-pin would be sent to your number.
- Online Payment on the portal;
- Open your browser and visit the site at https://www.jamb.gov.ng/.
- Hit the “Purchase of 2021 Application Document”
- Input your profile code and select payment method
- Make the payment required and the e-pin would be delivered to you.
- Payment using ATM Machine;
- Head to the ATM outlets for the banks that are participating
- Slot in your card and then select Payment > Jamb
- Input your Jamb profile code.
Your E-pin would be delivered right to your number.
What is NIN?
NIN is an abbreviation for National Identification Number and it refers to the Eleven ineligible numbers that candidates are given. The NIN follows after your enrolment has been completed.
It holds all of the records regarding an individual in a database that helps to establish or verify a candidate’s identity. To get the NIN, candidates are to go to the NIMC enrolment center with their BVN (Bank Verification Number).
The candidate would be required to fill a pre-enrolment form online, download, and also print the slip. Then you would be guided with the capture of your biometrics and a transaction ID would be given.
As proof of the transaction that was done. Once the needful is done, it will take up to 2-3 day working days to get the NIN Slip.
How to Reprint Jamb 2021 CBT Slip
Reprinting your slip online is very easy and fast. Without reprinting, you won’t be able to know your date, time, and center. Here’s how you can reprint your Jamb slip online;
- Open your Chrome browser and head to https://www.jamb.org.ng/efacility/PrintExaminationSlip.
- Sign in to your profile with email and password.
- Select the option to Reprint and enter your Jamb registration correctly.
- Click on “Reprint”.
- Your examination information would be shown immediately.
You can reprint it using your printer or keyboard with CTRL + P.
Tips to Pass Jamb CBT 2021 Exam
Before concluding this article, let’s look at some tips or secrets to pass your exam. Do the following;
- Never be terrified because itis not a good thing.
- Be very eager to pass.
- Schedule your reading for the exams early.
- Let your focus be on past questions and solutions.
- Study English text that is recommended.
- Avoid any form of distraction.
- Aim for a grade you’d wish to score or get.
- Understanding should be a major goal.
- Manage your time properly or learn how to because time management is needed during the exams.
- Get yourself involved in the mock exams of Jamb.
- Avoid malpractice and trust in God.
With these tips, I assure you that passing your jamb 2021 CBT exam will be very easy for you.
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