NIN JAMB UTME Registration – NIN is Mandatory for JAMB UTME Registration FG Restates

NIN JAMB UTME Registration

NIN JAMB UTME Registration – This is to clearify the public that federal has emphasised that the utilization of a National number (NIN) may be a mandatory requirement for UTME registration. This was made known by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, in Abuja during the 2020 Ministerial press briefing.

He directed the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), to figure out modalities with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) for implementation.


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NIN JAMB UTME Registration

According to Adamu, “the use of the National Identity Number (NIN) for JAMB registration by candidates is now a government policy.

“JAMB is functioning closely with the National Identity Management Commission, to make sure the sustainability of this policy and eliminate multiple registrations,” he said.

He added that candidates would need to use their National Identity Cards all the thanks to universities and other tertiary institutions and even beyond.

Adamu also revealed that the govt has built, equipped, and standardized over 650 JAMB examination centres while getting to build additional 800 centres in 2021 and 1,000 in 2022 and 1,200 in 2023.

If you’re yet to urge your NIN, and shall register for the 2021 UTME, you’re advised to try to to so as soon as possible as we expect the 2021 UTME registration to commence any moment from now. 2021 UTME Candidates are equally advised to start out preparing for his or her exams using the JAMB CBT softwares and JAMB CBT app.


Read more: JAMB Login 2021 UTME Profile

For NIN registration, inspect our NIN Application Guidelines and Requirements for college kids

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