The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is responsible for conducting examinations for prospective undergraduates seeking admission into Nigerian universities. After the release of admission lists by universities, successful candidates are required to pay an admission acceptance fee. In this article, we will examine the admission acceptance fee charged by JAMB.
Background Information on JAMB Admission Acceptance Fee
The JAMB admission acceptance fee is a fee charged by JAMB to candidates who have been offered admission into Nigerian universities. The fee is usually paid by candidates to accept the admission offered to them. The admission acceptance fee is a compulsory fee and failure to pay the fee may result in the candidate forfeiting the admission offered to them.
Amount of JAMB Admission Acceptance Fee
The amount of JAMB admission acceptance fee varies depending on the university and the course of study. However, JAMB has set a maximum limit for the admission acceptance fee that universities can charge. The maximum limit set by JAMB for admission acceptance fee is N25,000.
Some universities charge less than the maximum limit set by JAMB, while others charge the maximum limit. It is important for candidates to check the admission acceptance fee charged by the university they have been offered admission to before making any payments.
How to Pay JAMB Admission Acceptance Fee
Candidates can pay their JAMB admission acceptance fee by following the steps below:
Step 1: Go to JAMB Website
Candidates should go to the JAMB website at www.jamb.gov.ng.
Step 2: Log in to JAMB Profile
Candidates should log in to their JAMB profile using their email address and password.
Step 3: Click on “Admission Services”
Once logged in, candidates should click on “Admission Services” on the menu bar.
Step 4: Click on “Accept Admission”
On the next page, candidates should click on “Accept Admission.”
Step 5: Select Mode of Payment
Candidates should select their preferred mode of payment. Payment can be made through Remita, online payment with ATM card, or at any commercial bank.
Step 6: Generate Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR)
If the candidate selects Remita as the mode of payment, they should generate a Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) and proceed to make the payment through Remita.
Step 7: Make Payment
Candidates can make the payment using their ATM card or by going to any commercial bank with the RRR.
Step 8: Print Admission Letter
After making the payment, candidates should print their admission letter from their JAMB profile.
Tips for Paying JAMB Admission Acceptance Fee
Here are some tips for paying the JAMB admission acceptance fee:
Check the Admission Acceptance Fee Charged by the University: Candidates should check the admission acceptance fee charged by the university they have been offered admission to before making any payments. The amount charged varies depending on the university and the course of study.
Use a Secure Network: Candidates should use a secure network when making payments. Payments should not be made on public Wi-Fi or networks that are not secure.
Keep Payment Receipt: Candidates should keep the payment receipt for future reference. The receipt will be needed during clearance and registration.
Verify Payment: Candidates should verify that their payment has been successful before printing their admission letter. Candidates can do this by checking their JAMB profile to confirm that their admission status has been updated.
In conclusion, the JAMB admission acceptance fee is a compulsory fee charged by JAMB to candidates who have been offered admission into Nigerian universities. The amount charged varies depending on the university and the course of study, with JAMB setting a maximum limit of N25,000. Candidates can pay the admission acceptance fee by logging in to their JAMB profile