Are you one of those seeking admission into any of the Nigerian tertiary institutions ? This post will provide you with details about the JAMB admission letter and other important things you’ll need to know.
One of the requirements for gaining admission into a Federal or State-owned university is to sit for the joint admission matriculation board (JAMB). While this could be a key factor for one to get admission, prospective students should note that each school has its cut-off mark for every discipline.
Printing portal (UTME/DE & NYSC)
JAMB is solely responsible for the unified admission for tertiary institutions in Nigeria. To this end, the body has advised candidates to use the official website for their registration and access the portal on https://portal.jamb.gov.ng/
Candidates who want to print the UTME/DE are expected to log in to their account and print the UTME/DE.
Can I print my JAMB admission letter myself?
You can print out the JAMB admission letter by yourself. All you need to do is to walk into a nearby cybercafé and buy either 30 minutes or 1 hour.
Then log into the portal, put in your login details, and after that, you will see the print button. Send it to the printer in the cybercafé.
The reason for this is that, it is cheaper if you only buy time and do the whole thing yourself. However, there are steps to follow to get this done.
How to Print Your JAMB Admission Letter
Printing your JAMB admission letter is quite simple. All jamb Candidates who has been successfully offered admission into various institutions they applied for can now print their admission letters via or on the JAMB portal after the payment of N1,000 (one thousand naira only) on the website.
- Use the JAMB portal at https://portal.jamb.gov.ng/efacility/
- Login with your ‘Email Address’ and ‘Password’. Click on the “Admission Letter” tab.
This is accessible on the sidebar or the home page. Immediately you get to select this service, automatically, a Transaction ID is generated for you by this service, that’s how the service works. Moreover This will be displayed on the confirmation page screen.
Review the details displayed on the Confirmation Page. Most importantly the transaction I’D, This should be kept safely because The Transaction ID is useful in many ways later.
A copy of this transaction ID that was generated will be sent through mail to your registered email address. Click on the Continue button(i.e. if you want to pay with your card).
If your payment is successful then the system will display the status of the payment just in the “My Payment Section.” moreover An SMS and email that contains your unique transaction identification and payment status will be sent to you by mail after payment.
Are you done making the necessary payment? Then Click on the Continue button. The system will ask you to provide the following: Year of Exam and JAMB registration number.
Ensure that these details are entered correctly and all information are genuine , you can now print the admission letter.
How do I print my JAMB admission letter from my phone?
To print your Jamb admission letter from your phone: Here are the steps to follow:
- Go to the JAMB Admission Letter Printing Portal via https://portal.jamb.gov.ng/efacility/.
Login with your ‘Email Address’ and ‘Password’. Click on the “Admission Letter” tab. Once you select this service, a Transaction ID is generated for this service. This will be displayed on the confirmation page screen.
Click on the Continue button if you’re paying with your card immediately. Once payment is completed, you will be asked to provide the following: Exam year and Jamb registration Number. After entering the information appropriately, you can now print your admission letter.
Admission has been revoked by JAMB: What to do
It can be depressing to see one’s school admission revoked. A couple of things can result in this. Still, there is something you can do if the unexpected happens (your admission is revoked by Jamb).
In a situation like this, you should appeal. You can write to your school or Jamb for a proper investigation to be conducted. It might be an error. A proper decision could be made after a second look.
Is the JAMB admission list out?
Kindly note that the JAMB admission list has been concluded! The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) First Batch Admission List for the Academic Session will yo be released via JAMB CAPS.
How many times can you print the JAMB admission letter?
Interestingly, UTME candidates are allowed to print their JAMB admission letter five (5) times after making their payment online. They can print their JAMB results five times as well.
Can I print my JAMB admission letter at any time?
You can only print your JAMB admission letter five times. The number of times is, so perfect and enables candidates to use the allotted time to check their results and admission letter.
How much is the original JAMB result and admission letter?
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said that one thousand naira (N1,000) is the amount for the JAMB admission letter. Keep in mind that the price ranges from one thousand five hundred to two thousand naira, depending on the cyber café you visit.
What is the difference between a JAMB admission letter and a school admission letter?
First, a student must meet JAMB “CUT OFF” mark, and after scaling through the post UTME of a selected school, a school admission will be offered by the school. To be admitted to the school, the student must pay an acceptance fee and register on the student portal.
How can I tell a fake admission letter?
To spot a fake admission letter, take note that admission letters from universities carry the official letterhead paper and some might have a seal on it. If this is not clear enough, you can tell between a genuine or fake admission letters through the following steps:
Checking JAMB admissions letter through the JAMB CAPS
Pick the year of admission and enter your JAMB/DE registration number into the box below that. After that, click “Fetch My Details”.
If your details are there, then the admission letter is ‘real’. If not, you can visit the school’s exams and records department to learn the true situation of your admission.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), established in 1978, is responsible for overseeing the admission test for tertiary institutions in Nigeria.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) website on https://portal.jamb.gov.ng/is user-friendly. If you need any information regarding your admission list or other issues, log into the applicant portal. Good luck in your endeavors!
Michael Larry is an instructor and an educationist, who like to bring out the best in other through his inspirational writeup.