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JAMB Direct Entry form 2020/2021: Instructions & Guidelines

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB Direct Entry form 2020/2021 is now on-sale. See instructions and registration guidelines below;

JAMB Direct Entry form 2017/2018

JAMB Direct Entry is mainly for those that already possess a Diploma certificate and wishes to go for a degree programme in any universities of their choice. For those who don’t know, if you gained admission into the university via direct entry, you will start from 200 level and sometimes from 300Level.

Read also: Universities that Accept Lower Credit for Direct Entry

The sale of JAMB 2020 Direct Entry Application forms has been slated to commence on the 10th of January, 2020, interested and qualified applicants can now proceed to obtain the form. All applicants MUST possess either of the diploma certificates listed below:

Cambridge A-Level, B Sc, HND, ICAN, ND, NCE, OND IJMB, and JUPEB.

All the holders of the diploma certificates listed above would be admitted provided they pass the direct entry examination and possesses the institution requirements.

Jamb Direct Entry Registration Requirements

  1. A minimum of five (5) GCE/WASCE credits at not more than two sittings with at least two Principal or Advanced level C.E. and the others.
  2. Two passes at the IJMB Advanced Level Examination, Cambridge moderated Schools of Basic Studies Terminal Examination, JUPEB or Institute of Baccalaureate from recognized institutions with SSCE/GCE, NTS/NBC credits equivalent in three other subjects (SUBJECT TO UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS).
  3. Passes in two major subjects in the NCE with S.C.E., NTC/NBC credits, or equivalents in THREE other subjects (mainly for Education Courses) and ND. Education may be accepted as a third A’ Level subject for those taking courses in Education.
  4. Minimum of lower credit grade in National Diploma or National Innovation Diploma including the O’Level requirements.
  5. Candidates are to note that they will be required to provide their JAMB registration number which they used in gaining admission to NCE, Diploma etc for Direct Entry admission.

How to Apply for JAMB Direct Entry Form

Step 1: Interested Candidates Must Create JAMB profile account (If you have done that already, there is no need for another one) – Click Here to Create Jamb Profile
Step 2
: After the account creation, you are to print the confirmation mail and take it to the bank for payment(PIN vending)
Step 3: Continue registration by supplying the vended PIN on the mobile application or the JAMB Registration Application at an accredited CBT centre.
NOTE: Do not visit any blacklisted CBT centres. You can see the lists of UTME CBT Centers that have been blacklisted by JAMB Here.
Step 4: Complete other required information via the mobile application or the JAMB Registration Application at an accredited CBT centre.
Step 5: Proceed to the nearest CBT centre to capture your passport and fingerprints (this can only be done at the approved CBT centre)

Note: You can also print Direct Entry Pre-payment slip if you have an account already (this is a tender for your bank payment)

Login to your JAMB dashboard and click Direct Entry Registration to print the Pre-payment Slip

Note: The cost for the Direct Entry form is three thousand, five hundred Naira (N3,500.00 only). However, you will have to pay an additional Five Hundred Naira (N500) for the book “Last Days at Forcados High School.”

Jamb Direct Entry Closing Date

The closing date for the sale of JAMB Direct Entry form is 17th February 2020. While the sale of JAMB e-Pin Closes on 14th February 2020.

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61 thoughts on “JAMB Direct Entry form 2020/2021: Instructions & Guidelines”

  1. Good afternoon sir… I just completed my ND program last year sir am planning to get the DE form but my final result isn’t out and I also have to submit a photocopy of my result and other documents to jamb office but my result isn’t out and not sure when it will be out….. Pls sir wat should I do…… Also can I regularize my jamb number at jamb office because I gained admission through school not jamb……… Thanks… Need help immediately

    1. Good evening. You ain’t replying some critical questions here and it’s not fair. Good job you are doing though.

      Please can a potential candidate who didn’t gain admission through Jamb apply for Direct Entry?

      Please reply me.

      Thank you

      1. Direct Entry are for students with one diploma or another. Not for WAEC holders. You can however go for IJMB and be admitted into 200 level after one year programme.
        It is not easy to see all the questions. My apologies.

        1. Hello, I’d like to have a number I can contact… Am going to finish my national diploma this year and I want to apply for DE
          can I have your number???

  2. sir how far about those that obtain nd lower credit…could they get level 200 kr they will start as fresh..need ur reply plz..

  3. Sir , I gain admission through jamb at d polytechnic I did my ND program and now jamb has updated it to university on there Admission status portal…pls did I need to regularize my jamb number again???

    1. shey you go poly go count trees? U go play for there? Wetin make you carry pass comot?
      Joke aside, you can’t. But you should visit the school you want to apply and ask if they accept PASS…

    2. sir i have low creadic in my result professianal diploma but i don’t know if appiliy UMYK i get adimissions

  4. Oyedepo Tobi Favour

    Good evening sir&ma Oyedepo Favour from lagos state polytechnic pls am just through with my nd2,but we were told we are going for nd3 so pls and the result is not out pls how can we solve this problem

  5. Good afternoon sir… I just completed my ND program last year sir am planning to get the DE form but how can I regularize my jamb number at jamb office because I gained admission through school not jamb……… Thanks… Need help immediately

  6. Good morning I hv lower credit in my ND and I don’t knw maybe Lautech can accept that with my new jamb

  7. okechukwu chinenye

    please I need immediate answer sir,I have been going to jamb office and they keep telling me that d form is not out and yesterday I confirmed from d school which am applying they told me that their closing date is today wat am suppose to do

  8. abdullahi Lateefat Titilayo

    Can any other school collect local government diploma certificate with lower credit( even if it is poly )and which schools

  9. Joseph Oluwasegun Babatunde

    I got admission through school and not by JAMB,please do I need to regularize my JAMB registration no and where can I get that done?

  10. Abdulrahman Muhammad

    good evening sir I want to apply for DE nd presently am on my final semester on ND. pls hw can I do Sir ??

  11. Good morning sir! Please with reference to your requirements for gaining admission through direct entry, are we required to sit for an examination like UTME candidates before being qualified for admission?

  12. Adedeji Bilikis Titilope

    Yet to get information about de registration, bank said they are yet to receive signal from jamb. What can l do?

  13. Good afternoon sir, please i have been waiting for my jamb registration number since last week and i have not seen it please can i get it before the closing date to complete my registration or that will not be a problem

    1. I face the same problem and now I have given up…honestly if one have his way,schooling in Nigeria is a total waste of time.

  14. I already a graduate. B.Tech Land Surveying and I want to apply for Civil Engineering can be given two hundred level?

  15. Salihu sarki ubayi

    Good day sir, I got admission in to degree program by the college I finished my n.c.e no by jamb, I have jamb number and told to go and look for d.e number not jamb number.
    How can I solve this problem?

    Help me and reply me please

  16. Salihu sarki ubayi

    My jamb number started by 2, and told to look for the one that start by 7, that was the year I got the admission, and I didn’t fill d.e online,but how can get this d.e number

  17. The bank I make payment of direct entry make mistake and paid it through UTME, the pin they gave to me is that of UTME I can’t use to log in for direct entry what am going to do

  18. I have done everything about the Jamb DE. But i don’t know if the school’s DE form 2019/2020 is out and as to when to write the exams. Pls i need answers and guidelines so as not be left behind and avoid wastage.

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