As the sale of the 2021 JAMB ePINs commences, Interswitch Group, one of the vendors has highlighted easy steps for a seamless registration process for prospective candidates, including those registering from foreign countries.
The six easy steps are:
- Candidates should obtain the National Identification Number (NIN), this is mandatory
- SMS ‘NIN’, space, & your 11-digit NIN number to 55019 e.g [NIN 00123456789]. Note that there should be a space between the word ‘NIN’ and your 11-digit NIN.
- You’ll receive an SMS with your 10-digit profile code and your registered NIN name.
- Visit JAMB website, click purchase of 2021 application document, and enter your 10-digit
- Select ‘Pay Online’ to pay on the website via Interswitch or pay via the Quickteller website/app or at the nearest Quickteller Paypoint outlet.
- Your ePIN will be delivered to your registered telephone number.
It said parents and guardians of prospective candidates intending to register for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) can now obtain their ePINs from enabled Interswitch platforms such as Quickteller Mobile App/Web, Quickteller Paypoint (Agents), via payment with Interswitch WebPAY on JAMB’s website and through payment using Interswitch Paydirect at any bank branch nationwide from Thursday, April 8, 2021.
“The Interswitch platforms simplify the registration process and eliminates the cumbersome JAMB registration process faced by many candidates nationwide. Registration for the exam (UTME) will last for six weeks and end on Saturday, May 15, 2021. Candidates are advised to optimize this registration period,” said Tomi Ogunlesi, Group Head, Corporate Marketing.
For a seamless registration process, prospective candidates including those registering from foreign countries should follow these easy steps:
The cost of registration is N3,500 as directed by Federal Government since 2018. However, each candidate will also pay an additional N500 for reading text to be provided by CBT Centres at the point of registration. Consequently, every prospective candidate will pay a total of N4,000.