The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is the agency responsible for conducting the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in Nigeria. The UTME is a prerequisite for admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria. JAMB requires all candidates to provide their National Identification Number (NIN) during registration. However, some candidates have reported that JAMB is not accepting their NIN. In this article, we will discuss some of the reasons why JAMB may not be accepting your NIN and what you can do about it.
One of the common reasons why JAMB may not be accepting your NIN is incorrect information. Make sure that the name and date of birth on your NIN match the information on your JAMB registration form. If there is a mismatch, JAMB may reject your NIN. You can correct any errors in your NIN by visiting the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) office.
JAMB registration requires an internet connection, and network issues can cause your NIN to be rejected. If you are experiencing network issues, try registering at a different time or location with better network coverage. You can also try using a different internet service provider or device.
Invalid or Expired NIN
JAMB may reject your NIN if it is invalid or expired. Make sure that your NIN is valid and has not expired. If your NIN has expired, you will need to visit the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) office to renew it.
If your NIN is not being accepted by JAMB, it may be due to incomplete registration. Make sure that you have completed all the required fields on your JAMB registration form, including your NIN. You can also confirm that your NIN has been successfully linked to your JAMB profile.
JAMB may experience technical issues that can cause your NIN to be rejected. If this happens, wait for some time and try again later. You can also contact JAMB support for assistance.
Double registration is a serious offense that can lead to disqualification from JAMB. If you have already registered for JAMB using a different NIN, JAMB may reject your current NIN. Make sure that you have not registered for JAMB using a different NIN to avoid double registration.
In conclusion, JAMB may not be accepting your NIN due to incorrect information, network issues, invalid or expired NIN, incomplete registration, technical issues, or double registration. To resolve the issue, make sure that your NIN information is correct, use a stable internet connection, confirm that your NIN is valid and has not expired, complete all required fields on your JAMB registration form, check for technical issues, and avoid double registration. If the issue persists, contact JAMB support for assistance.