JAMB Direct Entry Form 2024: Requirements and Instructions

JAMB Direct Entry Form 2024. Get a clear and concise guide on how to apply for the JAMB Direct Entry (DE) 2024 exam. Learn the steps, and requirements, and avoid common pitfalls.

Navigate the JAMB Direct Entry 2024 application process with ease. This guide covers eligibility, document requirements, registration steps, and payment methods.

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Introduction: How to Apply for JAMB DE Form 2024.

Are you ready to take the next step in your higher education journey in Nigeria? If you possess A-level qualifications or their equivalent, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Direct Entry (DE) 2024 application process is your pathway.

This blog post will provide a comprehensive guide to help you navigate the application successfully.

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How to Apply for JAMB Direct Entry Form 2024

Understanding the Basics

  • Distinction from UTME: The JAMB Direct Entry form is separate from the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) form.
  • JAMB Office Registration: Registration for DE is only possible at designated JAMB offices.
  • No Concurrent Applications: You cannot apply for both DE and UTME in the same year.

Required Documents

  • A’ level qualifications or equivalent
  • O’ level results
  • JAMB DE registration template

Read also: JAMB Profile Code & Purchase of e-Pins Procedure.

Step-by-Step Application Process

  1. Create JAMB Profile: Send your National Identification Number (NIN) as an SMS to 55019 or 66019 (Example: NIN 00123456789). You’ll receive a profile code.
  2. Access JAMB Portal: Log in to the JAMB portal using your profile code.
  3. Purchase JAMB e-PIN: Visit an accredited bank, CBT centre, or embassy (for foreign candidates) with your profile code and pay the required fee.
  4. Receive Profile Code: You’ll get another profile code via SMS.
  5. Obtain Form e-PIN: Present the new profile code at the point of purchase to receive your e-PIN via SMS.
  6. CBT Center Registration: Visit a JAMB-accredited CBT center with your e-PIN for registration.
  7. Payment Options: Choose your preferred payment method (bank, online, POS).
  8. Await Further Instructions: JAMB will provide further instructions after registration. Ensure you upload all required documents.

Profile Code Issues

  • Retrieval: If you misplace your profile code or e-PIN, send “RESEND” to 55019 or 66019 (for profile code), or “UTMEPIN” or “DEPIN” (for e-PIN).

Read also: JAMB Subject Combinations for UTME & DE Candidates.


Applying for the JAMB Direct Entry 2024 exam is a straightforward process if you follow the guidelines carefully.

Stay vigilant against online fraudsters, and for any issues, always visit an accredited JAMB CBT centre.

Best of luck with your application!

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