Simple Steps to Check Jamb Result — Online Portal or SMS

JAMB Results 2024 Are Officially Live Check Now, with JAMB logo on the right side.

Discover how to check your 2024 JAMB UTME results quickly and easily through the online portal or SMS.

Get essential tips and avoid common pitfalls. Read on to ensure you access your results safely and efficiently.

Why Read This Article

Understanding how to check your JAMB results accurately is crucial for your next steps in education.

This article guides you through the process, whether you choose the online portal or SMS method.

Avoid scams and ensure you have all the necessary information.

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Simple Steps to Check Jamb Result — Online Portal or SMS

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) result is out! The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results for 2024 are now available, offering crucial information for your next steps into higher education.

Whether you’re aiming to join a university, polytechnic, college, or other institution in Nigeria, your JAMB result is an essential part of the application process. JAMB makes checking your results easy via both online and SMS methods.

What is JAMB UTME?

The JAMB UTME is an annual examination for students seeking admission into higher education institutions in Nigeria. It assesses the readiness of candidates to undertake tertiary education.

Key Exam Dates

  • Exam Period: April 19 to April 29, 2024
  • Participants: 1.94 million candidates across 118 towns

Understanding the 2024 JAMB Results

Total Candidates and Performance Statistics

In the 2024 UTME, over 1.94 million candidates registered, taking their exams across 700 centres in 118 towns nationwide.

Score Distribution

  • Above 300 Marks: 0.4% of candidates
  • 200 or Above: 24% of candidates
  • Below 200: 76% of candidates

This data reveals the competitive nature of the examination and helps guide your next steps.

How to Check Your JAMB Result


Checking your JAMB result through SMS is simple and convenient:

A screenshot of an SMS exchange showing the process of checking UTME results.The user sent "UTME RESULT" and received a response stating, "Your request has been received and is being processed, you will get response shortly.The service will cost you #50." The next message provides the results for Adeyemo Joy Abosede, including registration number 202330109969HF and scores: ENG: 53, GOV: 53, LIT: 56, CRS: 58, with an aggregate score of 220. The message is from MTN NG.
  1. Send “UTME RESULT” or “UTMERESULT” to 55019 or 66019 using the phone number you registered with.
  2. Ensure your phone has a minimum balance of N50 to cover the SMS cost.
  3. You will receive a response depending on your specific situation:
    • Unregistered Phone Number: You will receive a message saying, “This phone number was not used for registration.”
    • Results Available: A message like “Dear Mr/Miss X, your result is as follows…” will be sent.
    • Results Withheld: If applicable, you’ll receive a “Result Withheld” notification.
    • Clarification Needed: Some candidates will receive “Result withheld pending the upload of clarifications/document required from you.”
    • Candidate Absent: This message is sent to candidates who missed their exams.
    • Registration Number Cancelled: If your registration number was cancelled, you will be informed.
    • Unauthorized Access: A message like “Invalid Entrance into the Exam Hall” will be sent to those who gained unauthorized access.

Online via JAMB Portal

Please note, 2024 results are not yet available on the board’s website. Here’s how to check once they are:

A screenshot of the JAMB (Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board) login page. The top section displays the official JAMB logo, featuring a green circular design with a torch, book, and the text "SERVICE AND INTEGRITY." Below the logo, there are fields for "e-Mail Address" and "Password" with a blue "Login" button. Options to "Create an account" and reset a forgotten password by clicking "here" are also provided. The background has a gradient of light colors.
  1. Visit the eFacility Portal: Head over to JAMB’s eFacility Portal and log in with your registration details.
  2. Click ‘Print Result Slip’: Select this tab under the list of services.
  3. Complete Payment: Pay a fee of N1,500 online to access your original JAMB result slip.
  4. Access and Print Your Result: After payment, choose your exam year and input your JAMB Registration Number to print your result slip, complete with your photograph.

Warnings and Precautions

Avoiding Fraudulent Upgrades

Beware of fraudsters who claim they can upgrade your results. Once your results are out, it’s impossible to alter them.

Legitimate Channels for Result Access

Make sure to access your results only through legitimate channels like the JAMB portal or via SMS.

Further Reading

JAMB Cut-Off Marks

Stay informed about the minimum scores required by institutions.

Post-UTME Updates

Visit our Post-UTME Updates Page for a list of institutions selling forms.

JAMB 2024 Result Statistics

  • Candidates Registered: 1,989,668
  • Candidates Who Sat for the Exam: 1,904,109
  • Results Released: 1,842,464
  • Results Under Investigation: 64,624
  • Candidates Absent: 80,810
  • Scored 300 and Above: 8,401 (0.5% of total candidates)
  • Scored 250 and Above: 77,070
  • Scored 200 and Above: 439,974
  • Scored Below 200: 1,402,490 (76% of total candidates)
  • Exam Infractions: 78 cases, mainly related to impersonation and smuggling of devices into the examination hall
  • Gender Distribution: 50.6% female candidates, 49.4% male candidates
  • Persons with Disabilities: 3,164

These statistics provide a comprehensive overview of the performance and outcomes of the 2024 JAMB UTME.


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