JAMB Profile: How to Create JAMB Profile for 2021 UTME

How to Create JAMB Profile for 2021 UTME

JAMB Profile Creation and Update: Are you preparing for the 2021 JAMB? Do you want to know how to create your JAMB profile on the JAMB CAPS and eFacility portal? Here are the steps and guidelines for creating your JAMB profile for the forthcoming UTME.

Please note that the 2021 JAMB UTME Registration has commenced. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that the JAMB registration date for the 2021 JAMB UTME will begin on 8th April 2021. Also, the JAMB exam date for 2021 is scheduled to commence on 5th June, 2021. So, if you do not have a JAMB profile, you need to create your JAMB profile right away.

How to Create JAMB Profile on JAMB eFacility Website

You need to create a profile on the Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) E-facility portal before you can be able to access the portal to carry out any action. Actions such as the printing of JAMB result slip, the printing of admission letter, application for change of course or institution, correction of data, checking of admission status, application for regularization and so on.

Step 1: Verifying Your Email Address
Visit the JAMB official website. Next to the Post-registration facility, you will see a button to log in.
Click on ‘Create e-Facility Account/Login‘ at the top of the page.
Click on Log In. A new webpage will open.
If you don’t have an email address, now would be a good time to create one, you can create a Gmail account.
Click on the Create New Account button to begin your JAMB profile creation. You will be required to verify your email. You can see the screenshot below.How to Create JAMB Profile for 2021 UTME

Click on select to choose a security question from the drop-down menu. For example, you can select the security question, “What is the name of your childhood friend?” Note that security questions can be used as an extra level of security that can be used to verify your identity when necessary.
In the last two spaces (Secret question-answer), enter the same answer. If your childhood friend was Mike, write it in the last two spaces and click on verify.
You will see a dialogue box (see screenshot below) requesting you to verify your email. If the box shown to you is not exactly like the one below, it means your email has issues. Create and verify a new email before creating your JAMB profile.jamb profile email verification 2 768x332 1

Open your email and find an email sent from “[email protected]”. If you don’t find the mail under updates, check your spam folder. If you still can’t find it, relax. Sometimes it takes time to arrive. The email should be titled “eMail Address Confirmation”.
Open the email and click the link that says “Click here to continue your Profile Creation”. Note that there is also a unique code that was sent to you in that email. Please ensure you do not delete that email or you can copy the unique code to somewhere safe. You will be needing this code when you go to register at the CBT Centre. See the screenshot below to have a glimpse at what the email looks like.jamb email address verification

Step 2: Signing Up as a New User
Once you click the link in the last step above or enter the confirmation code sent to you on the JAMB email validation form, this means that your email has been verified and you can now continue with your JAMB profile creation. The next webpage provides you with a form to fill in your personal information.

Fill in all the information as provided by the form. Your surname, first name, middle name, date of birth (day, month and year), your phone number, nationality, state, LGA and Password for your JAMB profile. See what the form looks like in the screenshot below:jamb profile information form

On the Last two Boxes, Create a Password that you can remember and Repeat it on the Next Box.
Please ensure you crosscheck all the above information, because if you don’t, it may cost you to change it in future.
Once you are sure of all the above information, click on “Sign Up”.
That’s all, your profile will be created immediately. You should see a message that says “Your Account Creation Was Successful.”
You can click on “Proceed to Login” to access your new JAMB profile. With your new JAMB profile, you can perform any of the actions talked about above when the need arises.
In Summary:
Visit http://www.jamb.org.ng/efacility/ValidateeMail.
Supply the required information.
Click on the ‘Verify e-Mail‘ button.
Follow the link sent to your email address.
Enter all the required personal information and details.
Sign up and create your profile.
All the best!
How to Create Your JAMB Profile Using Your Mobile Phone Via Text (SMS)
1. Prospective candidate should send his/her Surname, First Name and Middle Name (where applicable). This should be a maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all to JAMB short code of 55019.
2. One cell number (mobile number) can be used by one candidate only.
3. A confirmation code of 10 characters is received by the candidate on the same telephone number which will be used to procure the ePIN

To correct a mistake in the candidate’s name, resend a text message (from the registered number) “CORRECT Surname First name Middle name” to 55019
To retrieve a lost confirmation code, resend a text message (from the registered number) “RESEND” to 55019.

Please Note:
If you are to create this profile, it is advisable to do it on a Chrome browser using a very good smart phone or computer system.
Make sure you log in to your profile to ensure there is no mistake before you proceed to get the ePIN. If you made a mistake, you can use the SMS profile self help method above to correct it.
Ensure to use the same email address used to create your profile to get your ePIN.
Common JAMB Registration Payment Methods to Obtain ePIN
-Participating Banks
-Mobile Money Operators including eTranzact (Paga, Cellulant, Teasy Mobile e.t.c.)
-Registered Microfinance Banks – (Ifesowapo, Regent, FUDMFB, Welfare MFB)
-Online Payment – Remita & Interswitch (Switches)
-POS (Citi-Serve)
-ATM (Interswitch)
-USSD (NIBSS & ERCAS) – for mobile (Internet/online) banking

Present confirmation code and pay by cash or card
ePIN is delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

This is available at State Offices of JAMB + CBT Centres, Other POS Outlets & any CBT Centre that demands it
Present confirmation code & pay by card
ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

This is available at CBT Centres & Other Agent Outlets

Present confirmation code & pay by cash
ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

This is available at all ATM outlets of participating Banks (Interswitch Channel)

Select Bill Payment & then pick JAMB
Enter confirmation code & pay
ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

Log on to JAMB website: www.jamb.gov.ng
Click Registration
Enter confirmation Code
Select payment Method e.g. Interswitch or Remita
Make payment
ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique
telephone number

Dial USSD code (e.g. *565*6#)
Enter confirmation code
Select bank & follow the prompts to complete payment
ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

If ePIN is not Received or Lost, send a text message from the registered telephone number “UTMEPIN” or “DEPIN” to 55019 for UTME or DE respectively
The ePIN would then be retrieved

After payment…
After successful payment & obtaining ePIN, the candidate should proceed to any of the accredited CBT Centres to complete his/her own registration.

The candidate presents the ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for validation and completion of registration
The candidate is expected to pay not more than N700.00 as Service Charge to the CBT Centre
Provides biodata
Choice of institutions and programmes
UTME subjects
Picture capture (no passport photography
Biometric capture
Print Registration Slip using biometric authentication
Collect reading text & CD

Payment and Registration Flow
Use text to create a profile from your phone (only one number per candidate)
Receive a confirmation code on your phone
Buy form ePIN using the code on your phone
Register with your ePIN at any CBT Centre