In a bid to attend to candidates questions and inquiries
the Joint Admission Matriculation Board [JAMB] through
her official twitter handle has decided to go on live to
have their questions concerning the 2017 UTME clarified by
the body (JAMB). The live chat was on Today on Twitter
for over two hours; via @JAMBHQ, 10am-12Noon.

So if you missed it, don’t worry. We’ve taken out time to
compile the questions and answers for your digestion. (courtesy MS Team)

All FAQs was clarified by JAMB Today!


LIVE TWITTER UPDATES

1. Question asked: since exam wil be computer based what
if someone who doesn’t have D knowledge of computer,
how can D person cope wit computer based

JAMB’s response: You will only need the Mouse and
Keyboard . Arrow keys, A,B,C,D Keys . Thats all you need
to write our exam

2. Question asked: can i use my last year jamb apply for
dis year

JAMB’s response: No you can’t

3. Question asked: How can someone Register as an
accredited registration centre?

JAMB’s response: Visit any of our state offices. OR see
the guidelines on (link: http://www.jamb.gov.ng)
jamb.gov.ng

4. Question asked: i find out that some cybercafes
started selling jamb to candidate at the price of #15000

JAMB’s response: Please supply us with the name of the
cyber cafe. We will appreciate this. you can request for a
follow back to DM

5. Question asked: Can I change my profile’s password?

JAMB’s response: Yes you can

6. Question asked: hw will dis year registration be like?

JAMB’s response: The exam will be Computer Based. CBT

7. Question asked: when is the mock commencing and the
real exam commencing.. Thanks

JAMB’s response: There is no official date to that. If a
date comes up, we will announce on this handle

8. Question asked: Can I get UTME past questions at the
JAMB office?

JAMB’s response: You can visit any of our offices for past
questions

12. Question asked: what if the awaiting result comes out
before admission proceeds, would the candidate still gain
admission. For awaiting results?

JAMB’s response: Then, you will be required to upload
your result to our portal and then proceed for your
screening

14. Question asked: how do you intend to fix the problem
of numerous amount of candidates seeking admission into
the tertiary institution

JAMB’s response: That is left for us to fix

15: Question asked: when will jamb for be ready and the
exam be concluded because some schools need the result
of jamb before march 31. E.g is the NDA

JAMB’s response: All institutions are aware of JAMB exam
date, so they will not put any candidate in a
disadvantaged position.

16. Question asked: Good day please I needed to know if
candidate with awaiting result can reg for jamb 2017.

JAMB’s response: Yes please. JAMB has not cancelled
Awaiting Result. Please read our tweets on this page for
more clarification

17. Question asked: with this new policy, does it means I
can choose more than one polytechnic?

JAMB’s response: Yes that is what it means.

18. Question asked: WILL CYBER BE ALLOW TO REGISTER
THE JAMB?

JAMB’s response: cyber cafes will not be allowed to
register candidates on behalf on JAMB

19. Question asked: I want ask questions about (1) 2017
JAMB fee (2)When will the form be release for sale.

JAMB’s response: There is no official statement on the price of the fee for this year’s registration. We will announce it when we have the info

21. Question asked: is it true there’s not going to be
Jamb next year

JAMB’s response: Please do not spread rumours. The exam
has been scheduled to hold in May 2017

22. Question asked: is it true one must take five
subjects??

JAMB’s response: Five subject where? JAMB or SSCE?

23. Question asked: if i may ask, are we not allowed to
choose state uni… as first choice?

JAMB’s response: Yes you can choose a state Uni as your
first choice

24. Question asked: can’t you delay admission processes
till both WAEC and NECO release their results?

JAMB’s response: JAMB does not have the powers to do
that

25. Question asked: Why is it that top media platforms like Vanguard, Premium Times carried the news of cancel of awaitn results?

JAMB’s response: If you read the press release, it was so
explicit.

26. Question asked: Good morning JAMB. Please what are
the things we will use during registration?

JAMB’s response: We will release guidelines when the
registration starts here and on our website.

27. Question asked: please can I use my email address to
create my profile

JAMB’s response: Yes you can

28. Question asked: when it’s the registration commencing

JAMB’s response: Please registration has not commenced.
When we start, we will announce here

29. Question asked: History and international studies can I
use English, crk govt and econs during registration as my
subject combination?

JAMB’s response: Please consult the JAMB Brochure to get
the right subject combination for your course

30. Question asked: Since you said there will be no
Offline. Are sure there would no network failure during
the registration like last five years?

JAMB’s response: Trust that we have everything sorted.
We are READY

31. Question asked: I heard something about a separate
exam center for the physically challenged. Shed some light
on this what counts as disabled to you

JAMB’s response: Disabled in any form. Blind, etc

32. Question asked: what about the issue of preference of
candidates for admission?

JAMB’s response: JAMB doesn’t offer admission. The
schools do

33. Question asked: Were can we get the form?

JAMB’s response: We shall communicate that to you soon

34. Question asked: Is it possible to ignore private
university among my choice?

JAMB’s response: Yes!! you do not have to choose a
private University as your choice

35. Question asked: i read premium time news paper last
2 days, said its not allow candidate should register from
cyber cafe how did i register from?

JAMB’s response: You will be able to register at our
accredited centres

36. Question asked: Can I open my profile on the official
website now?

JAMB’s response: Yes you can

37: Question asked: For how many weeks will #utme2017
registration last?

JAMB’s response: JAMB We will get that info to you soon

38. Question asked: is that means cyber will not involve
in terms for registration?

JAMB’s response: Yes please

39: Question asked: Please Jamb should let all the UTME
candidates know those courses that are not accredited in
all the institutions to avoid problems

JAMB’s response: During the registration, you will see all
accredited courses for each Institution

40. Question asked: can someone withdraw poly admission
from the jamb portal, I don’t know if i have been
admitted in my university of choice

JAMB’s response: Please log into your profile and check
your admission status

41. Question asked: where is the accredited centres
located?

JAMB’s response: Last year we have over 500 centres in
Nigeria alone. This year we will be having more centres

42. Question asked: Those exam centres with bad
computer systems, poor electricity supply, how are the
students complain handled, if such happen again?t

JAMB’s response: Such centres will never be used by
JAMB again. Do not fret

43. Question asked: as if you write the exam what about
the result in 24hrs?

JAMB’s response: Results are normally released within 24
hours. That has not changed

44. Question asked: please explain what the profile we
are to create is about

JAMB’s response: We want you to create a personal
profile. So that you can visit the site and see all your
dealings with JAMB

45. Question asked: will you be allowed to choose 2
varsity also

JAMB’s response: Yes. I Public and 1 Private. You can not
take 2 Public Institutions

46. Question asked: pls help relesae procedure for pre-
registration and will it cost us money?

JAMB’s response: Registration procedure will soon be
released and also the cost

47. Question asked: Not all the regularisation students’
form are treated, any reason for that pls?

JAMB’s response: We treat all regularization cases. We
either approve or disapprove. We give reasons

48. Question asked: can I choose 2 public universities

JAMB’s response: No u can’t. Its for your good. Why apply
to 2 public Universities that the 2nd one wont even
consider your application?

49. Question asked: So many blogs out there have
misinterpreted ur Press briefing about d awaiting result
of a thing. How do u hope to correct this?

JAMB’s response: We have corrected this on our Twitter
handle. The full content of the Press release doesn’t say
AR is scrapped.

50. Question asked: creating an account ?? is it before or
during registration period??

JAMB’s response: You can create you account now before
the registration commences

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51. Question asked: where are we go for registration since
no cyber cafes?

JAMB’s response: JAMB Accredited CBT Centres. That list
will be published soon. That has not changed.

52. Question asked: can awaiting be used as it was
before? and why should it be uploaded when reg
commences

JAMB’s response: Yes please

53. Question asked: Can I open my profile on the official
website now?

JAMB’s response: Please create a profile on our portal

54. Question asked: Those that have existing account
without a unique code, what are they supposed to do
again? Create another one?

JAMB’s response: You can use same account to register.
Just ensure that your details are correct before you use
it

55. Question asked: please can I choose NDA as a choice
in Jamb?

JAMB’s response: Yes you can

56. Question asked: Not all the regularisation students’
form are treated, any reason for that pls?

JAMB’s response: We treat all regularization cases. We
either approve or disapprove. We give reasons

57. Question asked: Do all accredited Jamb centres across
have installed CCTV Cameras in curbing exam malpractice.

JAMB’s response: Yes!!! All JAMB Centres have CCTV
Installed and its being monitored.

58. Question asked: what measures have u taken to
address the problem that reduced candidates scores or
performance last year?

JAMB’s response: We are well prepared. Take that from
us

59. Question asked: how many universities can we choose??

JAMB’s response: U do not have to choose any
University. There are Poly, NCE or IEI. If u have to choose
Uni, it can only be 1 Public and 1 Private

60. Question asked: will private universities reduce their
school fees since jamb is forcing candidate to put them as
second choice

JAMB’s response: JAMB is not forcing candidates to go to
private institutions. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO CHOOSE A
PRIVATE UNIVERSITY in your choices

61. Question asked: if the sales of form starts now,when
will it end How many weeks duration?#UTME2017

JAMB’s response: When registration commences, we will
let you know the duration

62. Question asked: Is first and second choice institution
still available for degree?

JAMB’s response: 1st and 2nd Choices don’t necessarily
have to be Universities. It can be NCE or Polytechnic

63.Question asked: hw ma y universities can we choose??

JAMB’s response: U do not have to choose any
University.There are Poly, NCE or IEI.If u av to choose
Uni, it can only be 1 Public and 1 Private

64. Question asked: how can I get the e-brochure

JAMB’s response: You will get this once registration
begins. Upon purchase of the form

65. Question asked: My question is that can I choose
engineering course in funaab

JAMB’s response: Please visit the brochure to see if the
school offers Engineering

66. Question asked: Is it necessary for Jamb allow
applicants to choose their first and second choices for
public universities….

JAMB’s response: No please

67. Question asked: I’ve already created an account with
you, will it still work out, or must I create another?
I’ve already created an account with you, will it still
work out, or must I create another?

JAMB’s response: That is all you need to do. Wait for
registration to begin

68. Question asked: For how many weeks will #utme2017
registration last?

JAMB’s response: We will give out that info when we
start 69. Question asked: will updated list of accredited
cafes be released before reg. commences? so many cafes
are claiming to be accredited.

JAMB’s response: We will release an official list of
accredited centres in all the 36 states and FCT here and
on our website. 70. Question asked: if the sales of form
starts now,when will it end How many weeks duration

JAMB’s response: When registration commences, we will
let you know the duration

71. Question asked: Some accredited centres are too far
from the students reach, what are you doing to cub this.
Some travel miles b4 they can register

JAMB’s response: Our accredited centres have increased,
and we have enough for all the states

72. Question asked: Are we buying the form #2500 as said
by the senate or the usual price?

JAMB’s response: We will inform you on that before
registration commences.

73. Question asked: can we choose state university as
second choice.

JAMB’s response: Yes you can

74. Question asked: with this new policy, does it means I
can choose more than one polytechnic?

JAMB’s response: Yes that is what it means.

75. Question asked: where then will registrations be
carried out?

JAMB’s response: at JAMB Accredited CBT centres. Not
cyber cafes

76. Question asked: Those Of Us That Have Created The
E- profile, How Are We Going To GET the Unique Code Or
We’re To Create New Profile?

JAMB’s response: If you have created your profiles, you
do not need the code any more

77. Question asked: the portal is showing a single
admission status whereas one might be admitted in
different schools why?

JAMB’s response: There is no way you can be admitted to
2 different schools. Either Degree, ND, NCE or IEI

78. Question asked: has the syallabus change or it stills
remain the same

JAMB’s response: You will get your syllabus when the
registration commences

79. Question asked:I created my profile last year, do I
need to create another one?

JAMB’s response: No, you don’t need to create another
account

80. Question asked:Is it a must that we choose a private
university as a compulsory option when filling our form
during registration?.

JAMB’s response: You do not have to choose a private uni
as ur choice. There are 4 choices. 1 Degree, 1 NCE, 1 ND
and 1 NCE

81. Question asked: but what is the eXact day for selling
form?

JAMB’s response: JAMB has a press release on the date of
exam and it is still coming up in May 2017

82. Question asked: Good Morning pls i want to
understand the issue of Awaiting results

JAMB’s response: Awaiting Result candidates can apply for
the exam,but they must have gotten their results ready
at d point of admission in d skl

83. Question asked: when will the jamb form be out?

JAMB’s response: The registration will commence this
March. We will announce the period and date on this
handle

Be wise!! Do Not Relax, Use This Time To Prepare
Adequately

Best of luck to you all.

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