JAMB 2023 UTME Registration/examination timelines

JAMB has announced the date for the commencement of the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) registration. This was contained in a statement issued in Bwari, FCT, by JAMB’s Head, Public Affairs and Protocols, Dr. Fabian Benjamin.

Registration Date and deadline
According to JAMB, the 2023 UTME/DE registration has been approved to commence on Saturday, January 14 to Tuesday, February 14, 2023. The registration will take place in over 700 centres across the country.

Candidates are also to note that the registration for Direct Entry applicants would commence from Monday, 20th February to Thursday, 20th April 2023.. The board warned that there will be no extension of time for the sale of the UTME or DE application documents.

JAMB Main exam date
The exam will hold between hold from Saturday, 29th April 2023, to Monday, 12th May 2023. Venues of the examination would be at any of the centres in the candidate’s chosen examination town. For all candidates who will be writing the 2023 JAMB exam, the time to start preparation is now. Do not wait longer. Start your preparation now with the 2023 First Class JAMB CBT exam app/software. Download and activate the app or software now via the link below;

NIN is a compulsory requirement for registration
JAMB also stated that all candidates must provide their National Identity Number (NIN) at the point of registration.  as this is mandatory for participation in the 2023 registration exercise. Therefore all candidates yet to register and obtain their NIN are advised to proceed to the closest NIMC registration centre.

JAMB Registration cost
It also added that the registration fee for the 2023 application remains N3, 500, and N500 for recommended Reading Text.

JAMB Mock exam date
The 2023 mock examination will be held on March 16th, 2023. Candidates who would like to take the mock exam, will be expected to pay the sum of N1000 service charge to the Computer-Based Test centres for the conduct of mock examination at the point of registration to prevent a situation where candidates would indicate their interest to sit the mock-UTME leading the various centres to commit human and material resources only for them to stay away on the day of the examination.

JAMB further revealed that the complete information regarding the registration processes and requirements would be made available on JAMB’s official website and also advertised in the electronic and print media before January 14th, 2023.

Summary  of JAMB 2023 UTME Timetable;
JAMB UTME Registration Begins: 14th January 2023
JAMB UTME Registration Closes: 14th February 2023
JAMB Mock Exam Holds: 16 March, 2023
JAMB Main UTME Exam Begins: 29th April, 2023
JAMB Main UTME Exam Ends: 12th, May 2023

What to do At the moment
While we wait for the complete details of the JAMB registration process to be released, we advise candidates to ensure they get all they require for the registration ready like  NIN, copies of your O’level result (if your O’level results are ready), etc. These will help get you ready to register on time before the rush begins.

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