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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
- 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.
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.
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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.
- 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.
- 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.
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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.
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?🤦🏽♂️
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 ?
Kindly check JAMB subject combination for all courses here
Pls can i study computer science without maths
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
Can I choose polytechnic for my first choice
If u wish
What are the subjects for civil engineering?
Maths, English, Physics and Chemistry
Please what institution should I use for fourth choice?
It was so much useful.
I really appreciate.
Thanks for your kind words
Pls can I put Gateway ICT Polytechnic as 4th choice in my jamb registration?
Put as third choice instead
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.
It may!! But you can swear affidavit to correct everything
Thanks a lot ❣️💯💯💯
What about polytechnics and college of education? Can it be among our choices?
Yes. Poly and Colleges are mostly chosen for second and third choices
What is to be written in the space kept for Pin
Your JAMB ePin
What are the subject for electrical engineer
Use of English, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.
For WAEC: Mathematics, English, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics
Can I put a subject I didn’t write in waec for my jamb
You must make sure that your WAEC has the needed subjects for Course
This really help me because when i saw the form i was like this is confusing but with this it really help thanks
I’m glad that this was able to assist you
Can I fill in a private universitie as a choice of institution
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
Maths, English, Economics and any of Accounting or Government. Both are accepted.
If I want to study economics in mapoly what are the courses I need to fill in jamb
Use of English, Mathematics, Economics and any of Government, History, Geography, Literature in English, or CRK/IRK.
What’s the meaning of that degree type written in jamb form
please i want to choose account instead of government for lautech and i want to study accounting
It’s still good
My subject combination in waec are B’s
Only physics that has C can I still study nursing with it
How many courses of choice
am i meant to fill in the jamb form
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
Yes dear!! It is accepted in all schools.
Can I use d7 in English to get into the University?
No… English and math must be at least a credit pass (C)
Can I put the same courses on my first and second choice
Yes!!! It’s acceptable
Can I put two courses in my jamb form
Yes.. But that must be for different institutions.
is it true that someone can not register jamb without his/her WAEC result
No, it is not true. You can register JAMB without using WAEC. In such case, where they ask for your O’level, you will have to choose “awaiting result”. But you must make sure that the WAEC will be ready before admission time else, you won’t be admitted.
How many state and federal University am I expected to chose
Can I use two result in my jamb form
I didn’t write waec I only wrote neco and I want to write jamb now can I gain admission
Yes… As long as your NECO result is good, all Universities in Nigeria will accept it
Is it a must I will put polytechnic in my choice of institution when filling JAMB form??
It is not
Pls can I choose Gateway ICT Polytechnic as 4th choice?
Is it going to be “awaiting result” in the space because I want to use “awaiting result”? or I will just leave it blank
You can choose them as your third choice and you can use awaiting result
U can choose them as your third choice and you can use awaiting result
Can I change my date of birth in my jamb form, different from the one I wrote in my WAEC?? Please help
Please make sure your WAEC date of birth and that of JAMB matches or kindly swear affidavit if they are different
How do I choose my course please
Combination and everything please help a brother
Check out the outlined JAMB Subject Combination 2022 for all Courses here
Pls is jamb form out
Yes it’s out
Can someone choose a single course and institution he/ she wishes when filling the Jamb registration form??
Is jamb form out nw
Not yet but will be out on January 2022
As a science student is it a must I fill chemistry in jamb
It depends on the course you are choosing.
Its compulsory for all science student.You can only skip maths or biology depending on your course.
It depends on the course you’re applying for. Check JAMB Subject combination for your course here
Pls i need updates on jamb
Sure: Always Check Our JAMB News Updates and Frequently Asked Questions here
How many state and federal University am I expected to chose
Thanks very much for the update