JAMB Direct Entry Form- JAMB has recently unveiled the registration procedure for Direct Entry (DE) admissions into various tertiary institutions for the upcoming 2023/2024 academic session. This announcement carries significant importance for students aspiring to pursue higher education in Nigeria.
Beginning on the 20th of February, the JAMB Direct Entry Form registration window will be open for DE candidates, including those hailing from foreign countries. This date marks the commencement of the enrollment process and signifies the start of a crucial journey towards furthering one’s education.
In the following sections on Ngschoolboard.com, we will provide a detailed, step-by-step guide to assist you in successfully navigating the registration process for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Direct Entry (DE) admissions for the year. This guidance aims to ensure that you have a seamless experience as you embark on this significant educational endeavor.
Candidates seeking admission through Direct Entry (DE) should meet specific qualifications. These qualifications include:
(a) Obtaining a minimum of five (5) GCE/WASCE credits, not exceeding two sittings. This should include at least two Principal or Advanced-level G.C.E. credits alongside the others.
(b) Having two passes in the IJMB Advanced Level Examination, Cambridge moderated Schools of Basic Studies Terminal Examination, JUPEB, or Institute of Baccalaureate from recognized institutions. This must be accompanied by SSCE/GCE, and NTS/NBC credits that are equivalent in three other subjects, adhering to university requirements.
(c) Achieving passes in two major subjects in the NCE along with S.S.C.E., NTC/NBC credits, or equivalents in three other subjects. This provision is mainly applicable to Education Courses, and for those taking courses in Education, ND (National Diploma) Education may be considered as a third A’ Level subject.
(d) Attaining a minimum lower credit grade in the National Diploma or National Innovation Diploma, inclusive of meeting the O’Level requirements.
(e) It’s important to note that candidates will be required to provide their JAMB registration number when seeking admission to NCE, Diploma, or other related programs through the Direct Entry route. This information is crucial for facilitating the admission process.
To complete the registration process, candidates are required to pay a registration fee of Three Thousand Five Hundred Naira (N3,500). Additionally, an extra Five Hundred Naira (N500) is needed to obtain the mandatory reading text titled “The Last Days at Forcados High School” for Direct Entry (DE) candidates. For candidates applying from the eight foreign centers, a fee of $20 is applicable.
Furthermore, as part of the registration package, each candidate will receive a CD containing essential materials, such as the JAMB eSyllabus and eBrochure, at no extra cost.
It is crucial for candidates to understand that the ePINS they purchase are linked to their individual profiles and are non-transferable. Therefore, they should not attempt to transfer or share them with others.
For security reasons, candidates are strongly advised to maintain the confidentiality of their security details, which include their registration numbers, passwords/PINs for ATM cards, email addresses, and ePINs. These details should be kept private to ensure the security of their registration and personal information.
Direct Entry Profile Registration
To create your profile on the JAMB portal, follow the JAMB profile registration instructions.
You can obtain your JAMB ePIN from various authorized outlets, including:
1. NIPOST and eleven Participating Banks (ACCESS, FCMB, FIDELITY, FIRST, JAIZ, Polaris, Stanbic IBTC, STERLING, UNION, and UNITY).
2. Mobile Money Operators: Paga, e-Transact, Pocket Moni, TEASYPay, Packway Projects (Readycash), and Xpress payment solutions.
Before purchasing the ePIN, it is mandatory for all candidates to register their profiles through text messages, following the provided instructions.
Please note that the registration fee is non-refundable.
As a standard practice, examination centers are permitted to charge a registration fee of no more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700). If any center charges more than this amount, it should be reported to JAMB for appropriate action.
All CBT centers have been directed to collaborate with participating banks, MMOs, MFBs, etc. These financial institutions should be present at the CBT centers to collect fees from candidates. No CBT center staff is allowed to handle direct cash transactions with candidates.
Candidates are strongly advised to carefully read and understand the admission guidelines and registration instructions before starting the registration process.
Multiple registrations are prohibited, and candidates who attempt to register more than once will be identified and disqualified.
Candidates should take note that they are required to be physically present for the registration process, including taking a live photograph, which will be imprinted on their result slips and admission letters. The use of scanned or stapled passport photographs is not permitted.
Regardless of their chosen course of study, candidates will also be tested on a general text, “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by H. Mohammed, if they are applying for Direct Entry.
Candidates and officials are not allowed to bring wristwatches, phones, electronic devices, or pens/biros into the examination center. Only common pencils are allowed.
It is essential to emphasize that the use of any cyber cafe or establishment other than accredited CBT centers for this exercise is not authorized or required.
Lastly, for candidates seeking to participate in JAMB Direct Entry from foreign countries, the registration fee is $20 or its equivalent in each of the eight countries.
How Much Is Jamb Direct Entry Form 2023/2024?
The present cost of the JAMB Direct Entry form is 5,000 Naira (five thousand naira only) across the nation. It’s worth noting that the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and NUC, recently reduced the price of the UTM forms to a mere 3,500 Naira from the prior 5,000 Naira.
We are optimistic that this generous reduction in fees will also be extended to UTME candidates in the near future, providing them with a more affordable opportunity to pursue their educational goals.
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