2015 JAMB Frequently Asked Questions


JAMB tests your knowledge of 4 subject from the JAMB syllabus.
The JAMB scratch card cost N4,500 (four thousand, five hundred Naira only). You will also need to pay N700 at the JAMB registration center
You can buy the JAMB scratch card for N4,500 at NIPOST or any of the following banks: Skye Bank, Zenith Bank, Union Bank, First Bank
Students are required to take the JAMB only at accredited testing centers. Please see accredited 2015/2016 JAMB Registration Centers closest to you
No. Students are required to take JAMB only at accredited testing centers. Please see accredited 2015/2016 JAMB Registration Centers closest to you
Follow Jamb syllabus for the year and practise JAMB past questions
JAMB is an exam that qualifies you as a candidate to write the college post UTME exams.
  • 4 subjects are required to be taken
  • 3 subjects are related to your field of study and one is compulsory English Language
  • The 3 subjects are 50 questions each while English is 100 questions
  • The 50 questions carry 2 marks each and English is 1 mark each. Therefore the highest score one can get is 400.
The 3 subjects are allocated 50 mins each and english is allocated 1 hr. In total the time allocated for the 4 subjects is 3hrs 30mins.
Jamb is taken immediately after or before graduation from Secondary school
There is no limit on how many times you may take the JAMB. Ideally, you only have to take it once and you are accepted into your school of choice. Many students continue to take the exam until they get into their desired school
Questions are created based on the syllabus given by Jamb when purchasing the jamb form
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Saturday 28th February - Saturday 14th March 2015
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You can change your university or course only after having taken the Jamb. Please note in past years you are only allowed to do this ONE time. Once the guidelines have been published (post Jamb exam) we will give you detailed instructions on how to do this
  • Exam Date is 4th March
  • They are uncertain if they will postpone this date
  • The exams will take 1 - 3 weeks depending on the number of students that registered and the available centres
  • Each student will have his or her exam day and time specified
  • There may be three or more sets of exam takers per centre each day
  • If a student does not have an E-slip, Jamb will automatically assume he/she did not register
  • The approved process of getting an E-slip is through the Accredited agents. Candidates are to go to these agents for theirs
  • E-Slip reprinting starts on Monday, 23rd February, 2015. When a student gets it, all relevant JAMB information will be on it
A student can change his first choice of school. The student needs to buy a card for N2500 and go to the accredited agent
  • JAMB will provide staff that will assist any student that does not have knowledge of the computer
  • Before a student enters the hall, everything will be set. All they are required to do in the hall is to just click the right answers