JAMB Adopts NIN for 2020 UTME Registration, Bans Biometric Capture





JAMB Adopts NIN for 2020 UTME Registration, Bans Biometric Capture

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Bans the 10 Fingers Biometric Capturing Method, Adopts the Use of National Identification Number (NIN) Courtesy of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Ahead of the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Registration Exercise | Acquiring of NIN is FREE OF CHARGE.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Baord (JAMB) wishes to inform all candidates, parents, guardians and other stakeholders that as from 2020 UTME Registration that the use of the 10 finger biometric capturing has been abolished.

The Board is now working with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) which will provide all candidates who wish to sit for the boards examination with the National Identification Number (NIN) which will be used for the upcoming 2020 UTME Registration exercise.

All candidates are hereby informed to proceed to any of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to get captured and acquire the National Identification Number (NIN) which will be used during the 2020 UTME Registration.

Enrollment with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) for the National Identification Number (NIN) for the FIRST TIME is absolutely FREE OF CHARGE.

NOTE: This newly adopted process is compulsory, as any candidate who fails to acquire the NIN will not be eligible to register for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

The Board also disclosed that the reason for the adoption of the new method is to guard against all forms of registration infractions and also for national security.

The Adoption of NIN entails that the board will no longer need to capture the biometrics of candidates during 2020 UTME registration as their information needed by the board would be uploaded directly from the data captured by the NIMC for registration.

Candidates will be required to provide their NIN at the point of their UTME registration.

Candidates who had registered and acquired the NIN before attaining the age of 16 are required to update their NIN registration status before proceeding for the UTME registration.

Candidates who has enrolled with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) but has misplaced their NIN can still retrieve it either by going to any NIMC office/its licensed agents or dialing *346# (USSD Code) on the SIM number earlier used to register and their NIN would be sent to their phone number.

RECOMMENDED: How to Check & Retrieve NIN Number on Your Mobile Phone.

In a process whereby such candidates misplaced the SIM number used for the NIN registration, such candidate should visit the nearest NIMC centre or any of its licensed agents for manual retrieval process.

Each Candidate’s name will be arranged as gotten from the NIMC registration database and at such candidates are expected to fill in their correct names and other details while enrolling for the National Identification Number (NIN).

Any candidate who has complaints of name arrangement such a candidate should first rectify the issue with NIMC before proceeding for 2020 UTME registration.
  
Schools are also advised to make arrangements for their students to be captured. This NIN is very important, not only for JAMB Registration but also for national security.

Please be informed that all payments on JAMB Services are made directly to the Board's Treasury Single Account (TSA).

The Board frowns on any form of financial dealings between candidates and staff.  

Therefore, candidates involved in any financial transaction with a staff of the Board should notify the Board immediately and also provide any useful information about such staff for necessary action.

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