Please note that the questions compiled here are not all of the questions people ask about Jamb examinations but we made conscious efforts to make proper research and decided to share our findings with you. You are free to ask other questions you have which is not answered in this page via comment section and we promise to provide answers immediately.
Possible questions candidates ask about Jamb:
1. Q: When is the JAMB exam held?
A: The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board examinations can typically happen any time from April to June. The timeframe varies each year. The UTME registration for 2023/2024 Jamb examination starts from the 14th of January 2023 to February 14 2023, for Direct Entry(DE) candidates, registration starts from February 20 to April 20, 2023 while the examination proper starts on the 29th of April 2023 till 12th May 2023.
2. Q: How do I register for the JAMB exam?
A: Registration for the JAMB exam can be done online at the JAMB official website or at any designated JAMB CBT center.
3. Q: What is the cost of the JAMB exam?
A: The cost of Jamb exam varies from year to year, but it is typically between N3,000 and N5,000. Jamb registration form is 3500 naira flat rate. Please have it in mind that banks will charge you a token for bank service fee and you are to process your form at an accredited center for 700 naira or more.
4. Q: What are the requirements for registering for the JAMB exam?
A: The requirements for registering for the Jamb exam include a valid email address, a working phone number, and a valid ID such as NIN(National Identification Number).
5. Q: How many subjects are required for the JAMB exam?
A: The number of subjects required for the Jamb exam varies depending on the course of study you are applying for. Typically, you will need to take four subjects relevant to your desired field of study. You are to register 4 subjects during your Jamb examination. “Use of English” is compulsory while the other 3 subjects must be related to your course of study.
6. Q: How long is the JAMB exam?
A: The exam is typically 2 hours long irrespective of your Jamb subject combination.
7. Q: What is the passing score for the JAMB exam?
A: The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has set a cut-off mark of 160 for university admissions year 2023/2024,120 for Polytechnics and 100 for Education and Innovative Institutions.
8. Q: Can I use a calculator during the JAMB exam?
A: Jamb does not allow the use of external calculators in the exam hall. However, Jamb will provide calculators for candidates.
9. Q: How do I check my JAMB result?
A: You can check your JAMB result by visiting the JAMB official website, or by sending a text message to the designated number provided by JAMB. You can check your Jamb result with your mobile phone by visiting www.portal.jamb.gov.ng/ or better still, visit a cyber café with your Jamb details.
10. Q: What happens if I fail the JAMB exam?
A: If you fail the Jamb exam, you may re-sit the exam the following year. However, you will have to re-register and pay the examination fee again.
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