The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is responsible for organizing and conducting the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in Nigeria. The UTME is a computer-based test designed to assess the readiness of candidates to pursue tertiary education in Nigeria. One of the important pieces of information required by candidates to check their JAMB result is their JAMB exam number. In this article, we will discuss how candidates can check their JAMB exam number.
What is a JAMB Exam Number?
A JAMB exam number is a unique identification number assigned to each candidate who registers for the UTME. The JAMB exam number is used to identify a candidate during the examination and is required to check the candidate’s JAMB result.
How to Check JAMB Exam Number
Candidates who have lost their JAMB exam number or cannot remember their JAMB exam number can check it using the following steps:
Step 1: Visit the JAMB result checking portal at www.jamb.org.ng.
Step 2: Click on the “Check UTME Results” button.
Step 3: Click on the “Forgot Registration Number” button.
Step 4: Enter your email address or phone number used during the registration process.
Step 5: Click on “Recover”.
Step 6: Your JAMB exam number will be sent to your email address or phone number.
Candidates can also check their JAMB exam number by sending an SMS with the word “UTMEPIN” followed by their surname, first name, and middle name to 55019. This service is available only to candidates who have already created their profile on the JAMB portal.
In conclusion, the JAMB exam number is a unique identification number assigned to each candidate who registers for the UTME. Candidates who have lost their JAMB exam number or cannot remember their JAMB exam number can check it using the JAMB result checking portal or by sending an SMS to the designated code. Candidates are advised to keep their JAMB exam number safe and secure as it is required to check their JAMB result and for other JAMB-related activities.