How to Fill 2023 JAMB Form Correctly Without Mistakes

This updated information on how to fill the 2023 JAMB form correctly without mistakes is aimed at helping the 2023 JAMB candidates to avoid unnecessary mistakes that candidates do make in previous years.

We have covered how to choose first, second and third choice in JAMB, how to choose where you want to write your JAMB exam, and how to choose courses for first, second and third choice in JAMB.

One common mistake that JAMB candidates have been making in past years’ JAMB registration had always been the wrong filling of the form.

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After every year’s registrations, we do receive numerous requests asking for how to correct one JAMB registration mistake or the other.

Because of that, we have decided to make these comprehensive guidelines beforehand to help the 2023 JAMB candidates avoid similar and common mistakes experienced in the past years.

Important: JAMB revealed 5 Reasons why Candidates Fail/Score low and their solutions

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What will happen if you make a mistake During JAMB Registration?

Gracefully, making a mistake during JAMB registration doesn’t necessarily mean you will be disqualified. JAMB gives room for the correction of mistakes.

You can see: how to correct JAMB mistakes made during registration here.

But every mistake you wish to correct on your JAMB registration attracts a penalty fee and there are limited times to how often you can correct a particular mistake.

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As such, it is advisable to totally avoid any mistake during your JAMB registration by following the proper 2023 JAMB registration step-by-step guidelines outlined below.

Important: Secrets to Score Between 250 to 350 in JAMB 2023

Step-by-step Guide for Filling JAMB Form 2023

The following are the actual and correct steps to fill your 2023 JAMB registration form without making a mistake; you will see their explanations and how to do them correctly at the bottom.

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  • Step One; Creating your NIN: The first step is to register and get your NIN ready. Register 2023 JAMB NIN free here.
  • Step Two; Creating your JAMB profile: After getting your NIN, the next step is to link it to your JAMB profile. See how to link your NIN to your JAMB profile here.
  • Step Three; Subject Combination Choice: In this step, you have to select your subject combination. See detailed explanation below.
  • Step Four; Institution-choice Selection: In this step, the applicants have to choose four institutions. See JAMB’s explanation on selecting choices of institutions below.
  • Step Five; Choice of Course Selection: At this stage, the candidates will be required to choose the courses he or she wish to aspire for in each of the institutions chosen in step four.
  • Step Six; Exam center Region Selection: This is the stage that you have to choose the region that you want JAMB to give you a CBT center for your exam.

Check out: JAMB Registration procedures for 2023

How to Fill Personal Details (Bio-Data) in JAMB Form.

  • First, Middle and Surname: This should be arranged properly in the order shown on the registration form
  • Date of Birth: Your date of birth must include the day, month, and year in this order DD/MM/YY
  • Sex: Select if you are male or female
  • Marital Status: You have to choose whether you are single, married, or divorce
  • Disabilities: If you have any disability, then indicate it here else, skip or select none
  • Address: Supply requested address/addresses
  • State of Origin: Select the state you come from not the state in which you reside in
  • G.A of Origin: Fill in the name of the local government you come from.
  • Country/Nationality: If you are from Nigeria, select Nigeria else, select your country.
  • Email: Enter your registered email address
  • Phone Number: This should be an active phone that is linked to your NIN.
  • Guardian/Sponsor(s) name: This should be the name of either your parents or anyone that is your sponsor.

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How to Choose Subject Combination Choice in JAMB Registration

In this step, you have to select the subject combination that best suits the course you want to study. Candidates are required to choose only three courses while English is added to make it four.

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English or Use of English as the case may be is compulsory for Science, Arts, and Commercial students.

Attention: make sure your subject combination is accurate and should be exactly as recommended by your institution-of-choice for the course you are applying to, to avoid invalidating your admission.

Recommended: Practice 2023 JAMB CBT Exam for free

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How to Choose First, Second and Third Choice of Institutions in JAMB

How to Fill JAMB Institution-choice Selection: In this step, the applicants have to choose four institutions.

The first institution will be the candidate’s first choice institution, meaning the candidate is so much interested in the institution.

Subsequently, the candidate will have to choose the second choice institution, third choice institution, and fourth choice institution.

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  • Can I choose the same institution for my first and second choice? Candidates may not choose the same institution as their first and second choice.
  • Must my First Choice be a Federal University? No!!! It is not compulsory that a candidate must choose a federal university as their first choice.
  • Can I choose a state University as my first choice? Yes! Candidates are free to choose a state university as their first choice. The first choice means the institution you are so much interested in.
  • Can someone choose a federal university as second choice? Yes! But many federal universities do not admit candidates that choose them as the second choice.
  • Can I choose two (2) federal Universities in JAMB: Yes, but the second university might not admit you because many federal universities recommend you choose them as first-choice.

[See Also: How to do JAMB Change of Institution]

How to Fill JAMB Choice of Course Selection

At this stage, the candidates will be required to choose the courses that he or she wishes to study in each of the institutions selected.

Here, you can choose as many as four different courses for different institutions specified in the choice of institution.

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  • Can someone choose the same course for first choice and second choice institution? Yes! Candidates can choose the same course for their first choice and second choice institution.
  • Can someone choose the same course for all the choice of institution? Yes!!! But this is not advisable and to some extent, it might not be accepted.

[See Also: How to do JAMB Change of Course]

How To Choose JAMB Examination Center Region

At this stage of JAMB registration, JAMB has given applicants the liberty to choose where they want to write their JAMB exam as follows:

  • State of Exam Town: Here, you are to select the state that you wish JAMB to fix you to write your JAMB exam.
  • Exam Town: In the exam town space, you are to choose the name of the town that you wish to write your JAMB exam within the State of Exam Town that you have chosen earlier.

Recommended: How to Check Your JAMB exam center, date and time

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At this point, we believe this article guided you excellently on how to fill the 2023 JAMB form correctly without mistakes and errors. Please feel free to ask any questions using the comment box below.

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Maccarthy
1 year ago

Jesus Christ….The number I used in creating in my nin is not available anymore….must I fill the number linked with it in my jamb form?🤦🏽‍♂️

Abiodun adebayo
Abiodun adebayo
1 year ago

Pls Am a commercial student 👩‍🎓 and I wish to study business admin 👩‍💼
Which subject will I need in jamb ? And when is jamb due date ?

Ajayi emmanuel
Ajayi emmanuel
1 year ago

Pls can i study computer science without maths

Counselor
1 year ago
Reply to  Ajayi emmanuel

No…

Nseobong
Nseobong
1 year ago

Hello friend am a science student please I don’t know how to choose my first choice and how to fill it this my first time so please you people should tell me

Samuel ogunlade
Samuel ogunlade
1 year ago

Can I choose polytechnic for my first choice

Counselor
1 year ago

If u wish

Emmanuel Gift
Emmanuel Gift
1 year ago

What are the subjects for civil engineering?

Counselor
1 year ago
Reply to  Emmanuel Gift

Maths, English, Physics and Chemistry

Favoh Samuel
Favoh Samuel
1 year ago

Please what institution should I use for fourth choice?

Ifeoluwa Olu-jacob
Ifeoluwa Olu-jacob
1 year ago

It was so much useful.
I really appreciate.

Counselor
1 year ago

Thanks for your kind words

Simeon
Simeon
1 year ago

Pls can I put Gateway ICT Polytechnic as 4th choice in my jamb registration?

Counselor
1 year ago
Reply to  Simeon

Put as third choice instead

Kenneth
Kenneth
1 year ago

I’ve got a question.
Does name arrangement affect Jamb registration?

Because on my NIN, the name there is Jeremiah Kenneth Ugochukwu and on my WAEC result, the name is Jeremiah Ugochukwu Kenneth.

Counselor
1 year ago
Reply to  Kenneth

It may!! But you can swear affidavit to correct everything

David
David
1 year ago

Cóoool
Thanks a lot ❣️💯💯💯

Makuochukwu Agugu
Makuochukwu Agugu
1 year ago

What about polytechnics and college of education? Can it be among our choices?

Counselor
1 year ago

Yes. Poly and Colleges are mostly chosen for second and third choices

Okechukwu
Okechukwu
1 year ago

What is to be written in the space kept for Pin

Counselor
1 year ago
Reply to  Okechukwu

Your JAMB ePin

Kareem Abdul
Kareem Abdul
1 year ago

What are the subject for electrical engineer

Counselor
1 year ago
Reply to  Kareem Abdul

For JAMB:
Use of English, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.
For WAEC: Mathematics, English, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics

Ben
Ben
1 year ago

Can I put a subject I didn’t write in waec for my jamb

Counselor
1 year ago
Reply to  Ben

You must make sure that your WAEC has the needed subjects for Course

Babalola Esther Adejokr
Babalola Esther Adejokr
1 year ago

This really help me because when i saw the form i was like this is confusing but with this it really help thanks

Counselor
1 year ago

I’m glad that this was able to assist you

Mabel
Mabel
1 year ago
Reply to  Counselor

Can I fill in a private universitie as a choice of institution

Counselor
1 year ago
Reply to  Mabel

Yes dear

Adeleye Benjamin
1 year ago

What are the subject combination for accounting I am sure they are math English economic and account but some people are telling me it is math English economic and government pls is that true

Counselor
1 year ago

Maths, English, Economics and any of Accounting or Government. Both are accepted.

Ige gawat
Ige gawat
1 year ago

If I want to study economics in mapoly what are the courses I need to fill in jamb

Counselor
1 year ago
Reply to  Ige gawat

Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and any of Government, History, Geography, Literature in English, or CRK/IRK.

Omolewa
Omolewa
1 year ago

What’s the meaning of that degree type written in jamb form

okonkwo victor chifunanya
okonkwo victor chifunanya
1 year ago

please i want to choose account instead of government for lautech and i want to study accounting

Confidence
1 year ago

My subject combination in waec are B’s
Only physics that has C can I still study nursing with it

Michael
Michael
1 year ago

How many courses of choice
am i meant to fill in the jamb form

Faith
Faith
1 year ago

thanks

Doris chidera
Doris chidera
1 year ago

Pls can I combined neco nd waec results to gain admission in University? Because my weac physics is E8 ND neco English is E8.

Am confused on subject to fill in jamb.is maths compulsory? Because I can’t leave biology chemistry and physics.i want course is nursing/midwifery

Christian
Christian
1 year ago

Can I use d7 in English to get into the University?

Faith
Faith
1 year ago

Can I put the same courses on my first and second choice

Christian
Christian
1 year ago

Can I put two courses in my jamb form

Bethel
Bethel
1 year ago

is it true that someone can not register jamb without his/her WAEC result

Ebube
Ebube
1 year ago

How many state and federal University am I expected to chose

Christian
Christian
1 year ago

Can I use two result in my jamb form

Alebiosu omolabake
Alebiosu omolabake
1 year ago

I didn’t write waec I only wrote neco and I want to write jamb now can I gain admission

Counselor
1 year ago

Yes… As long as your NECO result is good, all Universities in Nigeria will accept it

Chidera
Chidera
1 year ago
Reply to  Counselor

Is it a must I will put polytechnic in my choice of institution when filling JAMB form??

Simeon
Simeon
1 year ago
Reply to  Chidera

Pls can I choose Gateway ICT Polytechnic as 4th choice?
Also
Is it going to be “awaiting result” in the space because I want to use “awaiting result”? or I will just leave it blank

Counselor
1 year ago
Reply to  Simeon

You can choose them as your third choice and you can use awaiting result

Counselor
1 year ago
Reply to  Simeon

U can choose them as your third choice and you can use awaiting result

Godanswer
1 year ago

Can I change my date of birth in my jamb form, different from the one I wrote in my WAEC?? Please help

mmeyene Christopher
mmeyene Christopher
1 year ago

How do I choose my course please
Combination and everything please help a brother

Barakat abdulwasiu
Barakat abdulwasiu
1 year ago

Pls is jamb form out

Adewale Sileola
Adewale Sileola
1 year ago

Yes it’s out

Chuks
Chuks
1 year ago

Can someone choose a single course and institution he/ she wishes when filling the Jamb registration form??

Ibangha Blessing Daniel
Ibangha Blessing Daniel
1 year ago

Is jamb form out nw

Olamide
Olamide
1 year ago

As a science student is it a must I fill chemistry in jamb

Joyce great
Joyce great
1 year ago
Reply to  Olamide

Its compulsory for all science student.You can only skip maths or biology depending on your course.

Yohanna godiya
Yohanna godiya
1 year ago
Reply to  Olamide

Yes

Orjinta Chidimma
Orjinta Chidimma
1 year ago

Pls i need updates on jamb

Counselor
1 year ago
Ebube
Ebube
1 year ago

How many state and federal University am I expected to chose

Orjinta Chidimma
Orjinta Chidimma
1 year ago

Thanks

Bem mnguember mirinda
Bem mnguember mirinda
1 year ago

Thanks very much for the update

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