How to Check JAMB Result Via SMS Message (2020 UPDATED)

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB has released the 2020’s UTME results of candidates who participated in the examination. However, candidates can only check their results through SMS. Follow the steps below to check yours (If you have not already).

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We are happy to inform the members of the public that the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released a guideline on how to check JAMB 2020 results via SMS.

All the candidates who participated in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) between March 14th and 21st, 2020 can now access their results.

See also: JAMB Highest Score of 2020

Update: JAMB has released a new way of checking 2020 UTME Result and that is done through SMS only. Currently, you can’t access your JAMB 2020 Result on their portal. You will have to follow the guide below to check yours.

How to Check JAMB Result via SMS (Message)

Note: Checking of JAMB Result 2020 via SMS will cost N50.

  1. With the Phone number you registered with
  2. Text “RESULT” to 55019
  3. And you will receive a message within minutes.

Note: All the candidates who wrote the 2020 UTME are advised against approaching any CBT Centre or cyber café to check their results.

Also, candidates who were ABSENT, or got their Registration CANCELLED or have their results WITHHELD will be told when the send the message to the number (above).

After sending “RESULT” to the Number: “55019“, you will get any of the following responses.

1. If you use a phone number that was not used to register for 2020 JAMB Examination, you will receive a message like this: “This phone number was not used for registration.”

2. If your Result is out, you will receive a message like this: “Dear Mr/Miss X, your JAMB Result is as follows…(and the details will be provided)”.

3. If a candidate’s JAMB result is withheld, a “Result Withheld” message will be sent to the recipient.

4. If a candidate belongs to the category being given the benefit of the doubt, the message will be: “Result withheld pending the upload of clarifications/document required from you.

5. If a candidate was absent, He or She would get this message: “CANDIDATE ABSENT” as feedback

6. A candidate that was ABSENT WITH REGISTRATION NUMBER also CANCELLED will be informed.

7. A candidate who gained unauthorized access to the examination hall will receive this message: “Invalid Entrance into the Exam Hall

Recommended: 1,792,719 JAMB Results Has Been Released, 34,120 Withheld

When the results are uploaded online, we will inform you on how to check it with your registration number.

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