JAMB profile code – The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has introduced a new method of generating a 10-digit UTME and Direct Entry (DE) profile code through USSD. This article will provide information on how to obtain a JAMB profile code using USSD, as well as through SMS.
Getting a JAMB profile code is an essential step for anyone who intends to sit for the UTME or DE exams. Each candidate’s profile code is a 10-digit number that is required during registration and is specific to them.
How to Get JAMB Profile Code via USSD
To obtain your JAMB profile code through USSD, follow the steps below:
- Dial *55019*1*NIN# using the mobile number that is linked to your NIN.
- Wait for a few seconds, and you will receive a 10-digit JAMB profile code on your phone.
Note that it is advisable to use the mobile number linked to your NIN to get the profile code.
How to Get JAMB Profile Code via SMS
To get your JAMB profile code via SMS, follow the steps below:
- Open the messaging app on your phone.
- Type “NIN” (without the quotes), then add a space and enter your 11-digit NIN number.
- Send the message to either 55019 or 66019.
- Wait for a few seconds, and you will receive your 10-digit JAMB profile code via SMS.
Possible Issues with JAMB Profile Code Creation
If you encounter any challenges while creating your JAMB profile code, the following solutions might help:
- Ensure that the mobile number used for the registration is linked to your NIN.
- Make sure that you have sufficient airtime or credit on your phone to initiate the USSD or SMS request.
- If the SMS request fails, try resending it.
- If the USSD request fails, try again later, or contact your network service provider, for example, mtn customer care for assistance.
How to create easily JAMB profile code online 2023
Follow the steps below to create a JAMB profile code online:
- Visit the JAMB portal at www.jamb.gov.ng
- Click on the “Create e-Facility Account/Login” button
- Fill in the required details including your email address, password, and security question
- Click “Verify Email” to make sure your email address is correct.
- Log in to your email and click on the verification link sent by JAMB
- Return to the JAMB portal and log in with your email and password
- Choose “Create New Account” from the drop-down menu.
- Fill in your personal information including your name, date of birth, and NIN
- Click the “Verify” button after selecting a security question and response.
- Your JAMB profile code will be generated and sent to your email and mobile phone number
How to get jamb profile code through email
To get your JAMB profile code through email, you can follow these steps:
- Open your email client and start typing a new message.
- In the “To” field, type “email@example.com“.
- In the “Subject” field, type “Request for JAMB Profile Code”.
- In the body of the message, provide the following information:
- Full Name
- Date of Birth
- Email Address
- Phone Number
- State of Origin
- After you’ve entered all of the required information, click “Send.”
- Wait for a response from JAMB. This may take several days, so be patient.
- Once you receive a response from JAMB, they will provide you with your profile code via email.
How to create jamb profile
- Visit the official JAMB website at www.jamb.gov.ng
- Click on the “Create e-Facility Account/Login” link.
- The required fields must contain both your password and a working email address.
- Click the “Verify e-Mail” button to confirm your email address.
- Log in to your email and open the email from JAMB, then click on the link to verify your email address.
- Once your email is verified, log back into the JAMB portal using your email address and password.
- Name, birth date, and other pertinent information should be entered in the relevant fields under “Personal Information.”
- Upload your passport photograph, ensuring that it meets the specified requirements.
- Click “Sign Up” to finish the registration process.
- You will receive a message on the portal and via email confirming that your registration was successful.
- Log out of the JAMB portal.
FAQs: JAMB Profile Creation
- What is a JAMB profile code?
A JAMB profile code is a 10-digit number that is unique to each candidate and is required during the registration process for UTME and DE exams.
- How do I get a JAMB profile code?
You can get a JAMB profile code via USSD, SMS, or by creating an account on the JAMB website.
- Can I use my last year’s profile code?
No, you cannot use last year’s profile code. You need to generate a new profile code for each registration year.
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