2021 UTME: JAMB Introduces USSD Code for Registration
We are pleased to inform the general public that the joint Admission and Matriculation Board (Jamb), has introduced the use of USSD code for registration.
All intending JAMB applicants should carefully read through this post to know how to apply with the USSD code.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB, says the board will soon introduce the use of USSD code as an option to the SMS process of generating a profile code for registration.
The Registrar of the board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, disclosed this during a press briefing in Abuja at the board’s headquarters on Monday 26 April, 2021 .
According to him, this is part of measures taken by the board to put in place to address some challenges experienced by candidates of its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.
”Another option we are creating asides sending an SMS to 55019 to generate a profile code will include dialing *55019*1*NIN#.
According to the registrar Prof Ishaq the USSD usage will commence on Friday 30 April.
This will, however, take effect from Friday, April 30.
He further explained that, the board had received complaints especially by parents of candidates who had tried to register their children and wards but had been unsuccessful.
He also noted that the board was connecting effectively with the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, on the registration process and have had not much to worry about.
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