Last updated on November 24th, 2021 by Editorial Staff
Are you looking for how to create a JAMB profile for admission in the current academic session
As a student seeking admission into any tertiary institution in Nigeria, you must have a JAMB profile. It is mandatory that students applying for either full-time or part time programmes in any institution in Nigeria to have a JAMB profile and a JAMB registration number.
Without a JAMB profile, you cannot have a JAMB registration number.
In this article, you will learn how to create a JAMB profile by yourself.
What is a JAMB Profile?
A JAMB profile is your personal account on the JAMB website.
The Joint admission and matriculation board (JAMB) is the Federal Government agency in charge of transitioning secondary school graduates into tertiary institutions in Nigeria. Candidates who are seeking admission either through a full-time or part-time programme must have a JAMB profile.
The JAMB profile enables candidates to do the following;
- Have a JAMB registration number.
- Accept or reject admission.
- Print JAMB admission letters.
- Enable students to go for NYSC after graduating through a full-time programme.
- Apply for part-time programmes in any institution.
- Apply for direct entry.
And lots more.
How to Create a JAMB Profile with your Email
Step 1: Visit the JAMB portal
Visit the JAMB portal using this link here.
Step 2: Fill in your details
Fill in your email address, phone number and security question and click on verify email.
Here’s a quick tip; if you have used your Gmail account to create a profile on JAMB before, you do not need to create a new email.
If you do so, you will get the verification email in the same email address.
Note: Make sure you use a phone number that has never been linked to a JAMB profile before.
Step 3: Go to your Email
Open your email and click the verification link from JAMB.
Step 4: Fill in your Biodata
Enter other details like your date of birth, state of origin etc. Make sure that you fill everything correctly. Click on sign up when you are done.
If everything went well, you have successfully created your JAMB profile.
After you have successfully created your account, your details will be sent to your email address.
JAMB Profile Creation Error Page
During the registration process, you might get an error message from JAMB saying “The page you are looking for might have been removed, had it name changed….”. Check the image below to understand better.
For this error to occur, it means that either the phone number you used to create the profile has been linked to another JAMB profile. You must use a different phone number to continue.
To fix this, go back to step 3 and click the link that was sent to your email. Enter a different phone number.
Make sure that you change your JAMB profile password if someone else assisted you in creating your JAMB profile at a JAMB CBT centre.
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