JAMB simply means Joint Admission Matriculation Board. It is the body in charge of examining students that have completed their secondary education before they get into any tertiary institution in Nigeria. This is done by preparing Unitary Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) for candidates to take part in.
Sitting for the Unitary Tertiary Matriculation Examination is the only way a student can get into a university, a polytechnic and college of education.
Prior to writing this exam, an interested candidate should be done with his/her secondary education and must have gotten his/her O level results.
If your O level results are not ready, you must have written the examination and are waiting for your result to get released. You can pick the awaiting result option if you fall into this category.
Documents Needed To Check Your Jamb Result
To get access to your results, there are certain documents that are required. An omission of any of this documents will lead to denied access when checking your results. Such documents include:
Jamb registration number
Personal Identification Number (PIN)
How to Check Your Jamb Result Online
You can check your jamb result from any device that is capable of connecting to the internet. Examples of such devices include all android devices, PCs and other smart phones.
There are 4 steps in checking your result, they are
Visit http://www.jamb.org.ng This is the site for checking your Jamb result.
After visiting the site, click on the tab for checking results
Type in your Jamb registration
After typing in your jamb registration number, click on check result. Your score will be revealed
Common Jamb Result Problems and Recommendations
Having problems when checking your jamb results can be very scary. Result related problems seem to now be a norm. Such occurrences are not much of a big deal because they can be fixed if the fault does not stem from you.
However, sometimes having problems while checking your result could be caused by you. Acts like letting people do your registration in your absence, filling your form incorrectly, can cause you problems when you are trying to check your results
Some common jamb result problems include:
Coming across the signal that says Invalid Registration Number when you attempt to print your jamb result
The no admission is given yet signal when checking your admission status.
To deal with problems related to result checking, pay a visit to the closest JAMB office to you. Make a formal complaint and also apply for correction.
Usually, result issues are fixed between two to three weeks. While going to a JAMB office to fix your result problems, ensure you go with a court affidavit to verify your name, state of origin and local government of origin if the error is related to any of these. Also ensure to go with a photocopy of your birth certificate if the issue is age related. Finally, you will also need some money.
Websites to Check Your Jamb Result Online
To check your result online, you will have to visit jamb.org.ng
Cost for Checking Jamb Result
Basically, there is no cost involved in checking your jamb result online. A fee only comes into pay when you want to print your result.
It is common for delays to occur when trying to check your result. This delay is caused by the number of visitors that the result checking site has to accommodate at the same time. Traffic usually reduces as candidates check their results successfully.