Breaking: JAMB halts 2023 DE registration 


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced suspension of the ongoing 2023 Direct Entry (DE) registration, which commenced on Monday, February 20, 2023, with effect from Tuesday, February 21, 2023.  

The suspension, according to the statement issued by JAMB’s Head of Publicity and Protocol, Dr Fabian Benjamin, and made available to Blueprint Tuesday was to enable the deployment of certain measures, which were designed to better serve prospective candidates.

“Consequently,  the Board stated that a new date and fresh registration procedures, which will include Upload of JAMB Admission Letter in the case of OND and NCE, Admission Letter issued by universities in the case of University Diploma, and Admission Letter issued by A’ Level examination bodies (IJMBE, JUPEB, etc.), would be announced in due course so that candidates could proceed to JAMB offices nationwide to register,” the statement reads in part.

The board had commenced DE registration on Monday,  February 20, 2023, and had slated it to end on Thursday,  April, 21,  2023.

“Candidates are also to note that only JAMB offices are approved to register them for Direct Entry,” he said.