The start date for the 2022 UTME/DE registration has been postponed by JAMB. The registration period will now begin on February 19, 2022, and finish on March 26, 2022. This was stated in a statement released by the examination body and signed by Fabian Benjamin, its head of public affairs and protocol.

According to the statement, the one-week delay was necessary to fine-tune and upgrade the registration procedures.


JAMB postpones the commencement of 2022 UTME/DE registration

Part of the statement reads, “The one-week postponement is to allow for more fine-tuning of the upgraded and more user-friendly procedures for candidates’ registration.

“The process, which will be concluded within the one-week extension period, is also aimed at accommodating feedbacks from candidates and other stakeholders alike.

“The board wishes the general public to note that the board is ever ready to provide world-class services to Nigerians.”


The updated processes for the 2022/2023 UTME registration will be made accessible on the Board’s website, weekly bulletin, and other media channels on Monday, February 14th, 2022, according to the release.

Also recall – JOINT ADMISSIONS AND MATRICULATION BOARD (JAMB) has added 66019 as an additional and optional USSD code along with it main “55019” code along with a whatsapp support