JAMB Direct Entry 2021/2022 Registration Form, Starting Date And How To Apply

Is JAMB DE form 2021/2022 out? When Will JAMB Direct Entry, DE 2021/2022 registration start on jamb.org.ng? These are the questions I will answer in this article.

Is JAMB direct entry de form 2021/2022

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JAMB direct entry registration form 2021 date has been announced. If you want to apply, continue reading to get the full gist. 

In this article, I will cover JAMB direct entry registration starting date, closing date, form price, how to register and everything you need to know.

So, without any further ado, let’s begin right away!

Is JAMB Direct Entry 2021/22 Form Out

No, but like I said earlier, the registration starting date and closing dates have already been announced.

JAMB has announced that the registration will commence on 8th of April, 2021 and registration will end on the 15th of May, 2021.

These are the same dates that registration will start and end for UTME candidates.

when will jamb direct entry registration 2021 start

When Will JAMB Direct Entry 2021/2022 Registration End

Like I have said earlier, the JAMB DE 2021/2022 registration will close on the same day UTME registration will close (May 15, 2021).

That’s not all, there are more important information you need to know about JAMB registration in 2021 (for both UTME and Direct Entry candidates).

How To Register For JAMB Direct Entry 2021/22

In case you don’t know, the use of NIN for JAMB 2021 registration has been made compulsory in 2021 and so, if you do not have NIN yet, make sure you get it now before the registration starts.

You will need the NIN to create a JAMB profile for registration.

HOW TO CREATE JAMB PROFILE 2021/2022 FOR DIRECT ENTRY

Creating JAMB Profile enables a candidate’s information to be stored in JAMB Database and allows for easy registration. The following information below are very important concerning JAMB Profile Creation.

  • One Cell (mobile) number can be used by one candidate The Cell phone number used for the text message is automatically tied to the Candidate’s name and will be used in all communications related to his/her 2018 Application/Examination.
  • Candidate sends his/her name [Surname First-Name Middle-Name (if any)] by text (SMS) to This should be maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all to 55019 e.g John Adelana Olamide  (Surname and first name are mandatory)
  • A Profile Code of 10 characters is received by the candidate on the same telephone number
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HOW TO RECOVER LOST JAMB PROFILE CODE

I have already discussed this in one of my previous JAMB guides, see it below.

HOW TO CORRECT JAMB PROFILE NAME

Should you make any mistake and want to correct the error in candidate’s name, send the [CORRECT Surname First-Name Middle-Name] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number with which you registered from.

Where To Buy JAMB ePIN For Direct Entry Registration

To Start your registration, you need to buy JAMB E-Pin which replaced the Scratch Card system previously used by JAMB. The points or location where one can buy 2018 JAMB E-Pins are as follows:

  • NIPOST
  • ACCESS
  • ECOBANK
  • FIRSTBANK
  • First City Monument Bank (FCMB)
  • FIDELITY
  • JAIZ
  • SKYE
  • STERLING
  • UNION
  • UNITY
  • ZENITH
  • Four Mobile Money Operators: Paga, e-Tranzact (PocketMoni), TEASYPay and Packway Projects (Readycash)
  • Two participating Micro Finance Banks: FUD MFB (Dutse) and Regent MFB (Abuja)
  • Two online Payment Platforms: SystemSpecs (Remita) and InterSwitch (Quickteller)
  • POS (Citi-Serve)
  • ATMs of banks listed in 5C (i) above (InterSwitch)
  • USSD (NIBSS & ERCAS) for mobile banking
  • Nigerian Embassies in Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Buea, Cotonou, Jeddah, Johannesburg and London

DUTIES OF PARTICIPATING BANKS/OUTLETS

  • Collect the Profile Code from candidate’s phone
  • Collect payment and vend ePIN by SMS to candidate’s phone
  • Facilitate POS Payment, if necessary
  • Issue Evidence of Payment
  • Collect Centre Service Fees, if requested by the CBT Centre

HOW TO PAY FOR JAMB DE REGISTRATION E- PIN

This is to inform all JAMB Candidates that JAMB Has Listed 6 ways with which JAMB Form (E-Pin) for 2018 will be procured. The Full six ways are as follows:

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1. PAYMENT THROUGH BANKS INCLUDING MICRO FINANCE BANKS

  • Present Profile Code and pay by cash or card
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

2. PAYMENT THROUGH POS

This is available at State Offices of JAMB + CBT Centres, other POS outlets and any CBT Centre that demands it

  • Present Profile Code and pay by card
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

3. PAYMENT THROUGH MOBILE MONEY OPERATORS

This is available at CBT Centres and Other Outlets

  • Present Profile Code and pay by cash
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

4. PAYMENT USING ATM MACHINE

This is available on all ATM outlets of Participating Banks listed in 5C(I) (InterSwitch Channel)
The Procedures to buy JAMB E-pin using an ATM Machine are as follows:

  • Select Bill Payment and then pick JAMB
  • Enter Profile Code and pay
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

5. ONLINE PAYMENT ON JAMB PORTAL

  • Visit JAMB website: jamb.gov.ng
  • Click Purchase of 2018 Application Document
  • Enter your Profile Code
  • Select payment method (InterSwitch or Remita)
  • Make payment
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

6. PAYMENTS USING USSD (NIBSS/ERCAS)

  • Dial *565*6*55019#
  • Enter Profile Code
  • Select bank and follow the prompts to complete payment
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

HOW TO RECOVER LOST ePIN AFTER PAYMENT

I.       If ePIN is not Received or Lost, send [UTMEPIN] or [DEPIN] to 55019 for UTME or  DE respectively from the unique number

ii.      The ePIN would then be retrieved and delivered on the candidate’s unique number

Note: AFTER SUCCESSFUL PAYMENT AND OBTAINING ePIN, CANDIDATE SHOULD PROCEED TO ANY OF THE JAMB ACCREDITED CBT CENTRES TO COMPLETE HIS/HER REGISTRATION

JAMB DIRECT ENTRY REGISTRATION PROCEDURES FOR FOREIGN CANDIDATES.

Procedure for the eight foreign centres only is as follows:

  • Registration fee for candidates from the eight foreign countries is $20 or its equivalent in each of the eight countries.
  • Candidates from the eight foreign countries are to download the Application from the Board’s website (www.jamb.gov.ng) complete and submit it with the fee at the eight designated centres as indicated on the website.
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HOW TO REGISTER COMPLETE JAMB DE REGISTRATION AT CBT CENTRES

The candidate presents the ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for completion of registration. The name of the candidate as typed by the candidate on his/her phone when registering the profile comes up automatically on the input of the e-PIN by the CBT centre

Candidates are to:

i.      Pay NOT more than N700 as Service Charge to the CBT Centre

ii.     Provide Biodata including Date of Birth, Nationality, State of Origin, Local Government, Gender, e-mail address, among others

iii.     Provide choice of institutions and programmes (disciplines)

iv.    Provide qualification with grades and dates, if not awaiting result

v.     Upload relevant certificates, if not awaiting result

vi.    O/L and or A/L grades are to be provided by candidates. Candidates who are awaiting results should supply the results online as soon as they are available on JAMB’s portal. No recommendations from any Institution will be considered by JAMB if the candidate has not supplied his/her result on the portal of JAMB

vii.    Supply JAMB registration number for previous institutional certificates for DE only

viii.   Provide UTME subjects and choice of examination town(s) for

(a)     Mock examination  (optional)

(b)     Examination for UTME (actual examination)

ix.      Do picture capture (no scanning of passport photograph)

x.      Do Biometric enrolment (ten fingers)

xi.      Review entries and confirm correctness

xii.     Print Registration Slip USING BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION

xiii.    Collect, at no other cost, the reading text and CD

xiv.   Each Candidate is to collect his/her e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of registration

xv.    There will be no offline registration, as all the accredited CBT centres have been empowered for real time online registration. No candidate should register at any centre other than the accredited CBT centre and JAMB State-Offices. Any candidate who is registered outside approved centres will be identified and disqualified.

If you have any question on JAMB Direct entry registration, feel free to use the comment section below.

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61 Comments on “JAMB Direct Entry 2021/2022 Registration Form, Starting Date And How To Apply”

    1. Yes, go to the CBT centre where you registered at and tell them. If they are not able to change it, you may have to change course that suites your combination then.

      But, they should be able to change it there.

  1. Please I heard we are to submit our printouts our results and o level results at jamb office….please when will that close??for people that used awaiting results

  2. Please is there any chance of shifting the deadline for the registration of the Direct entry, I mean those that have not got the PIN at all

  3. Please I have gotten the e- pin but I was told to do regularization which I have not done yet. I want to know if de registration is still on

  4. I got d information late it was d day d de is closing dat I got informed luckily i got d e-pin and I proceed to bank to do d payment bt i was told dat d de has closed already pls wot shud i do

  5. Plss I already have d e-pin… Buh dey said d registration has closed for now but will be opened soon.. Plsss Wot is d probability of dem opening it again

      1. same thing applies to me, I have the pin already but, I haven’t registered can someone still register.

  6. I got my pin but I didn’t fill my DE, is there any chance to fill, and I also did the regularisation

  7. Good evening, I have purchased the e pin already and getting to the cbt center on 25th of February I was told that registration have closed even when I have the pin. Pls what can we do because we are many in this condition

      1. Pls can someone use another one’s e-pin that have already registered for jamb but the person has gained admission to register for direct entry

  8. good even please I want to confirm something because someone wants to confuse me, I want to know if DE candidate do write exams with umte and when do u think that jamb will give admission this year

  9. I thought direct entry form is sold separately…I was told sales has been closed for direct entry…those it mean I ve miss out this year

  10. Sir I just knew about jamb direct entry been late today, is there provision for late entry am really interested

  11. Please can jamb have mercy for us that missed the direct entry registration, and reopen the website again for us to register

  12. Please I made a mistake in my school exam number while registering for my direct entry. How can it be corrected? Pls tell me what to do bcos I’m scared.

  13. Please I made a mistake in my sch exam number while registering for my direct entry. How can it be corrected? Pls tell me what to do bcos I’m scared.

  14. There are many ijmb students who didn’t buy there direct entry e- pin becouse ijmb result are not yet release

  15. Good day.please on the aspect of putting jamb registration number in my direct entry form.i got admitted into the school to do my OND writing the school exam not through jamb.but in this case I spend 3 years doing my diploma course and I have graduated.pls I want to further what can I do since since the school system uses their reg number instead of jamb reg number.

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