JAMB to Increase UTME Registration Fee
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JAMB to Increases 2024 UTME Registration Fee

JAMB to Increase 2024 UTME Registration Fee – Are you preparing to write JAMB in 2024, if yes, then this article is designed for you because JAMB has released important information that will affect all the JAMB candidates who are planning to write JAMB in 2024.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the registration date of the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE).

After announcing the registration date, it has also made it known that it is going to increase the registration fee effect from 2024. So candidates who are planning to take JAMB in 2024 should take note of this update.

To get full details on the registration date and how much to pay for JAMB registration, read through the article to the end.

JAMB to Increase UTME Registration Fee


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), is a body that is in charge of conducting the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. This is an examination that is conducted every year for all the candidates who want to further their education at a higher institution.

The result of the UMTE is what determines whether a candidate will be offered admission or not because there is a level of pass that qualifies every candidate to be offered admission by JAMB and there is also a score that a candidate will score and will not be offered admission because he/she has not been able to meet the required cut-off marks.

Moreover, there is a score that a JAMB candidate may score, if the person is not offered admission into the University, the person can also offered admission into the Polytechnic or college of education, all depending on the score of the candidate.

JAMB Registration Fee

What is the JAMB registration fee? Registration fee is the amount of money that every candidate who wants to write JAMB is expected to pay for the examination.

In the same way, an increase in the JAMB registration fee means that JAMB has increased the amount that UTME candidates are to pay for the examination, and candidates are now going to pay more than what they used to pay before in 2023 and other years.

When is the 2024 UTME Registration Commencing?

This is to inform all those who want to register and sit for JAMB in 2024 that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has officially announced the registration date for the 2024 UTME and DE. 

All the interested candidates are by this information made to prepare their minds for the commencement of the registration date.

JAMB states that interested candidates can start now to create their profile, on the JAMB official website, noting that the application form will be out soon and the registration will commence from Monday, January 15th, 2024.

Moreso, interested candidates have six weeks to complete their UTME registration and after that, the registration will be closed. The registration will start on January 15th, 2024, and close on Monday 26 February, 2024.

How Much will Candidates Pay for the 2024 UTME Registration?

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), after announcing the 2024 UTME registration date, also says that there is an increment in the cost of the UTME registration.

As per the cost of the UTME registration fee, there are two options that candidates have to choose from, depending on what they want. The cost of registration for those who want to sit for the UTME is different from the fee that will be paid by those who will not sit for the mock.

Here is the cost of the registration fee for the 2024 UTME 

  • UTME with mock exam – 7,700
  • UTME without mock exam – 6,200

However, candidates wishing to participate in the optional mock exam will pay the sum of N7,700, while those who are not interested in sitting for the mock will pay the sum of N6,200.

Application Documents for Foreign Candidates

JAMB has also stated that the sale of application documents for foreign candidates is at the cost of $30.

Direct Entry Registration Date

When will the registration of the direct entry students start?

JAMB has also informed all the candidates seeking admission through Direct Entry, that their registration will not take place at the same time as the UTME candidates, but that their registration process will commence, and close on the following dates:

Direct Entry Registration Commencement Date

The registration date for direct entry candidates will commence on Wednesday, February 28, 2024.

Direct Entry Registration Closing Date

The registration date for direct entry candidates closes on Thursday, March 28, 2024. All those applying as direct entry candidates should take note of these dates.

JAMB 2024 Examination Date

When will the real UTME take place? The main UTME will start on Friday, April 19th, 2024, and end on Monday, April 29th, 2024.



Is it true that JAMB will increase its registration fee in 2024?

Yes, it is true, The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), in the course of announcing the new date for the commencement of the 2024 UTME registration, has also cleared the air that it will increase the registration fee of the UTME.

When will the 2024 UTME mock examination will be held?

For those who choose to participate in the UTME mock examination, the mock exam will be held on Thursday, March 7, 2024.

What is the essence of the mock examination to the UTME candidates?

The UTME mock examination is conducted to allow students to test their preparedness and identify areas for improvement before the actual examination.

When will the printing of the UTME commence?

After the mock examination has ended, all the candidates both those who took the mock and those who did not start printing their examination slips on Wednesday, April 10, 2024.

How long will the examination last?

The UTME itself will last for a complete ten days. Since there are so many candidates who are to sit for the examination, the exam will be divided into ten complete days, from day one to day ten.


Thank you for reading this article, this is where the article comes to an end. You can share the article with your friends and families who are also going to sit for the exam in 2024.

Amos Nya
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