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Latest Updates, Fees, Dates for JAMB CBT 2024/2025

By Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released crucial updates, fees, and dates for the 2024/2025 Computer-Based Test (CBT) examination, which is essential for Nigerian students seeking admission into tertiary institutions. 

The registration for the JAMB CBT 2024/2025 for both UTME and Direct Entry (DE) candidates will commence on the 15th of February 2024 and run until the 26th of February 2024. 

It is important to note that the registration fee for both UTME and Direct Entry has been set at ₦6,200, with a deadline of February 26, 2024. Foreign students will pay $30 for the registration.

Registration and Examination Dates

The registration period for the 2024/2025 UTME and DE will kick off on the 15th of February 2024 and end on the 26th of February 2024. 

The examination slip reprinting is set to commence on April 10, 2024, and candidates are urged to promptly reprint their slips to access essential details such as the time and venue. 

Additionally, an optional mock examination for the 2024/2025 UTME has been scheduled for the 7th of March 2024, providing candidates with an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the exam format.

Related: Latest Updates on JAMB CBT Mock 2024

Registration Process

To initiate registration, candidates must create a profile using their National Identity Number at various CBT centers. They can use JAMB USS codes 55019 or 66019 to generate their profiles. 

The registration fee stands at N3,500, and payments will be cashless to prevent any form of extortion. JAMB revealed that 747 CBT centers have been accredited for the 2024 UTME, marking an increase of 134 centers compared to the 2023 figure. 

Lagos leads with 80 accredited centers, followed by Ogun with 44 and Oyo with 42. Zamfara has the fewest accredited centers at 6, while Ebonyi and Kebbi both have 8.

JAMB Mock Examination

The JAMB mock examination for 2024/2025 has been scheduled for March 7, 2024. 

This optional mock examination provides candidates with the choice to participate in a preparatory test, allowing them to familiarize themselves with the exam format and reduce anxiety on the actual examination day

Prescribed Literary Text

For the 2024/2025 UTME, candidates must read the prescribed novel “The Life Changer” by Khadija. 

This novel is a compulsory read for all UTME candidates, as questions related to it will feature in the Use-of-English examination

Key Dates to Remember:

  • Registration opens on: January 15th, 2024
  • Registration Deadline: February 26th, 2024 (UTME), March 28th, 2024 (DE)
  • JAMB Mock Examination: March 7th, 2024 (Optional)
  • UTME Exam Dates: April 19th – 29th, 2024 (Tentative)

Stay Informed: Your Key to Success

Remember, staying informed is crucial throughout the JAMB CBT registration and examination process. 

Regularly visit the JAMB official website https://www.jamb.gov.ng/ for the latest updates, announcements, and important information. Additionally, follow JAMB’s social media channels for real-time updates and clarifications.

Final Thoughts

The JAMB CBT 2024/2025 registration process, fees, and examination dates have been officially announced, and it is imperative for UTME and DE candidates to adhere to the stipulated guidelines and deadlines to ensure a seamless registration and preparation for the examination.

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Oluchukwu Ikemefuna
Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

Oluchukwu Blessing Ikemefuna, a talented content writer from Anambra, Nigeria, found her writing passion in secondary school. Holding a degree in Biological Sciences from Federal University of Technology, Owerri, she specializes in blog writing across technology, finance, healthcare, education, and lifestyle sectors. With strong research and SEO skills, Oluchukwu creates engaging content globally. Her work aims to inspire and engage authentically while driving action. Outside work, she enjoys travel, reading, and movies as she grows as a skilled writer.

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