2020 Jamb Direct Entry Registration Date & Admission Guide

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Jamb 2020 Direct Entry Form Release date, Registration closing Date, Screening Dates, Latest form Updates And Other Jamb D.E News: Jamb direct entry form for the year 2020 will start selling From January 13th to February 17th 2020.

Jamb direct entry form is now being sold alongside Jamb UTME. This implies that both direct entry and normal Jamb registration shall be done together for 2020. You don’t have to wait for D.E 2020 registration to be announced separately. Jamb direct entry registration is similar to that of Jamb Utme.

Did you know? Thousands of candidates could not register for Jamb 2019 direct entry. Not because they didn’t have money to register; but because they were not informed.

They expected Jamb to announce direct entry form separately (Not knowing that it was already out with UTME). Registration for both exams ended the same day. Sadly, Jamb did not extend the registration deadline even after pleading.

How Much Is Jamb Direct Entry Form?

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Direct Entry form is N3,500. The JAMB Mandatory Textbook For Direct Entry ‘The Last Days at Forcados High School is #500 Only (Which may not be used).

Will 2020 DE Students Sit For Jamb (Why The Novel)?

Jamb direct (DE) entry candidates are more likely not to sit for Jamb examination. However, Jamb has announced that schools are at liberty to set aptitude tests for candidates who apply for direct entry there.

Therefore, any school that decides to set exams for their DE candidates will adapt questions from the Jamb recommended novel in addition to other subjects offered by the candidate.

Advantage Of Jamb Direct Entry?

Those who gained admission into the university via direct entry will start from year 2 or 200 level in their university of choice provided they are offered admission. This is the edge they have over their UTME Counterpart.

The Requirements For Jamb Direct Entry:

All applicants must possess either of the diploma certificates listed below:

  1. A minimum of five (5) GCE/WASCE credits at not more than two sittings with at least two Principal or Advanced level C.E. and the others.
  2. Two passes at the IJMB Advanced Level Examination, Cambridge moderated Schools of Basic Studies Terminal Examination, JUPEB or Institute of Baccalaureate from recognised institutions with SSCE/GCE, NTS/NBC credits equivalent in three other subjects (SUBJECT TO UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS).
  3. Passes in two major subjects in the NCE with S.C.E., NTC/NBC credits or equivalents in THREE other subjects (mainly for Education Courses) and ND. Education may be accepted as a third A’ Level subject for those taking courses in Education.
  4. Minimum of lower credit grade in National Diploma or National Innovation Diploma including the O’Level requirements.
  5. Candidates are to note that they will be required to provide their JAMB registration number which they used in gaining admission to NCE, Diploma etc for Direct Entry admission.


  1. Create Jamb direct entry profile.
  2. Get Nin for Direct Entry
  3. Go to any approved bank or Jamb CBT Center to get an E-Pin. keep as confidential your security details such as registration numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, e-mail addresses and E-Pins.
  4. Each candidate must personally create a JAMB profile on the JAMB portal by clicking here. This is the first stage of 2020 DE Registration.
  5. Registration will be done at Jamb approved CBT centres.
  6. Each Candidate is to collect his e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of registration.
  7. As it is the practice, centres are allowed to charge not more than ₦700 as registration fee.


Jamb Direct Entry Registration Closing Date:

The Jamb direct entry form and the closing date as specified by Jamb is February 17th 2020.

When Is 2020 Jamb Direct Entry Examination Date:

The Exact Jamb direct entry examination date will be fully announced by the different institution since Jamb has given them the freedom to screen their candidates. Some schools will likely not conduct aptitude tests.


Eligible Institutions For Jamb 2020:

The Eligible Institution or Institution type that Jamb 2020/2021 registration will be made available on include the following:

  1. First Degree
  2. National Diploma (ND)
  3. National Innovation Diploma (NID)
  4. Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) programmes
  5. In Universities
  6. including other Degree-Awarding Institutions
  7. Monotechnics
  8. Polytechnics
  9. Innovation Enterprise Institutes
  10. Colleges of Education.



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