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The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has on Wednesday announced through a statement issued by its Head of Public Affairs and Protocols, Dr Fabian Benjamin, that all potential candidates must provide their National Identity Number (NIN) at the point of registration.

According to the statement, “For any person to be registered for UTME/DE, he/she must supply his/her National Identity Number (NIN). This is mandatory for participation in the 2021 registration exercise.

“Registration will take place in 700 centres across the country; the list is available in all the state offices of JAMB and on its website at The approved schedule for registration and examination is that the registration exercise will start on Thursday, April 8 and end on Saturday, May 15, 2021.

“Candidates are also to note that the registration for Direct Entry applicants will run concurrently with that of UTME candidates. There will be no extension of time for the sale of the UTME or DE application documents.

“Mock examination will be held on Friday, April 30 for those who indicate interest and are registered before April 24. UTME will hold from Saturday, June 5 to Saturday, June 19, 2021.’’

This registration is scheduled to hold in 700 centres across the country.

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