Gaining an admission into the preferred choice of university for candidates require students to pass through UTME. Failure to write this examination set up by JAMB (Joint Admission Matriculation Board) definitely leads to inability to earn admission into any tertiary institution in Nigeria. It is simply the medium through which candidates can become undergraduates to study their chosen program of study.

Candidates who have already participated in this examination are expected to be on the lookout for when the results are available. Having a knowledge of the result will help candidates have an opportunity to discover if they meet the requirements for admission into their chosen institution. This requirement is usually represented in the form of a cut-off mark, which is the Minimum mark which students must meet in order to gain admission to respective tertiary institutions.

Knowing how to check these examination results can prove to be a challenge to candidates, especially for first timers who really are new to this system. This article will help candidates with guidelines on how to check out their results.

Checking JAMB results is a very easy task for candidates who are accustomed to the means to do so. There are two official means through which candidates can check their JAMB results. You can either check your JAMB results through the JAMB online portal or through SMS.

How to Check JAMB UTME Result Online

The following steps will guide candidates on how to check their results through the official online portal of the examination body. These steps will allow candidates check their results for free as opposed to using scratch cards to access your results.

  • Visit the official JAMB result checking portal through this link:
  • Input your JAMB Registration Number/Email Address in the required column and any other required details on the resulting page.
  • Click on ‘Check My Results’. The subsequent page will slowly load to reveal the status of your results.

How to Check JAMB Result Via SMS

In a bid to allow candidates who may not have the option of Assessing their results online, you can easily get your JAMB results through your mobile device. This is an innovative approach by the examination body to allow candidates different means to check results.

To check your JAMB results through SMS, candidates can easily send ‘RESULT’ to 55019 through SMS on their mobile device. Candidates should however note that they are required to use the contact used during registration to this SMS. A service charge of N50 will also be deducted from your airtime balance, so candidates need to have a minimum of N50 airtime in their balance before sending this message. Once all these conditions are met, your JAMB results will be sent to your line shortly, usually within 5-10 minutes.