Can I Upgrade my JAMB to Direct Entry?
If you wish to learn how to upgrade JAMB UTME to Direct Entry 2022/2023, then here is an easy solution for you.
At the end of going through this information, you will be able to upgrade JAMB UTME to D.E for the 2022/2023 academic session admission.
Note: JAMB candidates have the access to upgrade from JAMB to Direct Entry for both holders of JUPEB, IJMB, NCE, ND, HND, B.Sc. and RN qualifications.
Kindly check the date, deadline, the fee and the procedure for changing from UTME to Direct entry below.
Yes!!! In 2021, JAMB approved that candidates that register as JAMB UTME candidates can now upgrade to Direct Entry provided they meet the requirements stated below.
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Reasons: the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned candidates never to register for JAMB UTME and JAMB D.E at the same time.
As such, they have provided an alternative to candidates that previously registered for JAMB UTME but wish to upgrade to JAMB D.E.
Requirements for JAMB UTME Upgrade to D.E
To be qualified for the upgrade, the candidates must meet the following requirements and criteria;
- The candidate must have registered and participated in the JAMB UTME exam
- The upgrade can only be done within the same year the candidate wrote the exam.
- The candidate must have one of the following qualifications; JUPEB, IJMB, NCE, ND, HND, B.Sc. and RN or RM.
- A’level result
- JAMB profile code
- Printed JAMB Registration slip
How much is JAMB Change from UTME to Direct Entry?
According to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, the JAMB change from UTME to Direct Entry (DE) I’d free of charge.
Candidates that wish to do this do not have to pay a dime for the process. Check procedures below.
How can I Change my UTME to Direct Entry?
The simplest way to change your UTME to direct entry is to visit any JAMB office close to you.
At the JAMB office, you will be required to provide the following;
- JAMB Registration slip as an evidence of your UTME registration.
- Your JAMB UTME result (optional).
- A valid reason for the change.
Below the steps to follow to complete the upgrading process at JAMB office.
Steps to Upgrade from UTME to Direct Entry (DE) on JAMB Portal
The following are the actual steps to upgrade from UTME to Direct Entry (DE) on JAMB Online Portal
- Visit the JAMB portal @ https://www.jamb.gov.ng/ContactUs
- Check the JAMB office that is in your state
- Get their contact and call them to book an appointment with them
- Explain what you want to do
- Next, visit the JAMB office at the fixed day with the requirements listed above.
- The office will verify your documents and effect your change from UTME to Direct Entry.
Dateline for Upgrading UTME to DE 2023
What is the starting date for change of UTME to Direct entry? This process doesn’t have a starting date. It starts immediately you are done writing your JAMB exam.
When is the Deadline for Upgrading UTME to Direct entry? The change from UTME to Direct entry is on until the final date for the 2022 admission by JAMB.
Those are the easy steps to upgrade from JAMB to Direct Entry for holders of JUPEB, IJMB, NCE, ND, HND, B.Sc. and RN qualifications.