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JAMB Website Latest Updates Today – www.jamb.gov.ng

Looking for JAMB news? If you are interested in the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board latest news then let me officially welcome you to JAMB latest news section of our website where we are going to provide you with important updates and news concerning JAMB.

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This JAMB latest news post is targeted mostly for aspirants who wants to apply for admission in any of the tertiary institutions we have in Nigeria. As you already know, you need to enrol for JAMB and sit for the examination before you can fully participate in any school post UTME screening exercise.

Before I continue, let me give you a brief summary of some of the things you should be expecting to get in this post concerning JAMB.

  • JAMB Registration Form
  • JAMB Subject Combination
  • JAMB Syllabus
  • JAMB Recommended Textbooks
  • JAMB Brochure
  • JAMB Profile Creation
  • JAMb Profile Login
  • JAMB CBT Registration Centres
  • JAMB Result
  • JAMB Cut Off Mark

I am going to start by giving you a brief history about JAMB. The history section contains details on JAMB including when it was established.

About JAMB

According to Wikipedia on JAMB, The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) is a Nigerian entrance examination board for tertiary-level institutions. The board conducts entrance Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination for prospective undergraduates into Nigerian universities. The board is also charged with the responsibility to administer similar examinations for applicants to Nigerian public and private monotechnics, polytechnics, and colleges of educations. JAMB was founded in the year 1978.

JAMB Website

Be informed that the official website of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is https://jamb.org.ng. Proceed below for news and updates from JAMB website.

JAMB Registration Form

As mentioned in the introductory section, before you can apply for admission into any university, polytechnics or college of education in Nigeria, you need to register for JAMB and select that particular school of interest as one of your choice of institution.

Before you can register for JAMB, you ought to know when JAMB form will come out and when the registration will commence. To assist you with that information, we have created a post to address JAMB registration form related concerns. See details on JAMB registration form here.

JAMb Subject Combination

Before you register for JAMB, you should have already made up your mind on the course you wish to study in your proposed school of choice. If that is the case, you need to fill in the JAMB subject combination required to study that course. To help you select the subject combination for your course of study, see JAMB Subject combination for all courses here.

JAMB Syllabus

The next in line is JAMB syllabus. JAMB syllabus basically contains the topics you need to study for the subject combinations you have selected for your proposed course of study. This is usually four (4) subjects with English Language as compulsory. These topics for each subjects is where questions will come out from for that particular subject during JAMB examination. To know the topics you need to read for your subject combination, see JAMB Syllabus for all subjects here.

JAMB Recommended Textbooks

After you have seen the topics you need to study for your subject combination, the next thing you need to do is look for the textbooks that covers those topics for the subject in question. Since they are lots of textbooks from different authors for almost all subjects, it becomes challenging for candidates to know which of these textbooks to use and prepare for JAMB.

That is where JAMB recommended textbook comes in to show you the list of textbooks that JAMB has recommended for each subject so you can use those ones and prepare. See JAMB recommended textbooks for all subjects here.


You can check your admission status, accept and reject admission right on JAMB CAPS portal. For procedures, see JAMB CAPS: How to Check Admission Status.

JAMB Brochure

JAMB brochure contains requirements for admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria for various courses. This is very useful as it helps one to know what the school they intend to study a particular course in requires for that particular course. See JAMB Brochure for all faculties here.

JAMB Profile Creation

Before you can register for JAMB, you need to create a profile on JAMB portal. Creating JAMB profile is a way you submit your details on JAMB portal. After you have successfully created a JAMB profile, you will be provided with a profile code unique to you which you can proceed with to the nearest JAMB CBT centre to complete your registration. See how to create JAMB profile here.

JAMB Profile Login

After creating JAMB profile and completing your JAMB registration, you will be able to login to your JAMB profile to check your details and even upload some other required documents by either your school or JAMB. See how to login to JAMB profile here.

JAMB CBT Centres

Just as the name implies, JAMB CBT centres are computer based test centres that has been checked, approved and authorised by the management of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board to carry out JAMB registrations and other JAMB related activities. To be on the safer side, you are required to only do your registrations at an approved JAMB CBT registration centre. See JAMB CBT Centres In all States here.

JAMB Exam Date And Centre

Before JAMB examination will commence, each candidates ought to have had the venue, date and time of their examination ready before the actual exam date. These examination details are usually made available to candidates some time after JAMB registration or few days before the start of JAMB exam. Each candidate is required to check and print out their JAMB examination date and centre before coming to the examination hall. See how to check JAMB exam date and centre here.

JAMB Result

Once you have completed all JAMB registrations and procedures, then sat for the JAMB examination, the next concern is mostly on JAMB Result. The first is usually on when JAMB result will be released down to how to check JAMB result. We have provided the guidelines and procedures to check JAMB result here.

JAMB Cut Off Mark

After you have seen your JAMB result, you need to check if what you scored will be enough to gain you admission not only into your desired school but also your desired course. The minimum JAMB score required to gain admission into a particular school or course is called the cut off mark. See JAMB Cut off mark here.

JAMB Admission List

You can see JAMB admission list or check when JAMB will start giving admission.

Other JAMB News

Are there other news from the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) that you are expecting but can not find above? if so, See other JAMB news here.


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