2021 UTME Result: JAMB suspends JAMB result checker for all candidates, announces new method

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday released the results of candidates who sat for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The 2021 UTME commenced nationwide on Saturday, June 19 2021. However JAMB have suspended the JAMB result checker USSD code 55019 to check results and announces new method as shown below.

2021 UTME Result: JAMB suspends JAMB result checker for all candidates, announces new method

You will recall that a total of 1,415,501 candidates registered for the exam and 1,122, 095 have taken the examinations so far while 66,111 are yet to sit.

Dr Fabian Benjamin, JAMB Head, Media and Information, who made this known on Friday, said that results will be updated for subsequent days and released daily for those yet to see theirs.

He further revealed that some results were withheld for investigation, adding that the Board would still review all the CCTV footage and other technical gadgets for detection of possible examination misconducts.

He added that the results for subsequent days would however be released daily.

“The Board notes with satisfaction that the utilisation of NIN (National Identification Number) has helped in curbing examination malpractices as the 2021 UTME has recorded the least incidence of irregularities since the inception of the CBT examinations.

“ Nevertheless, the Board would still review all the CCTV footages and other technical gadgets for detection of possible examination misconducts.

“Extremely comparatively few results are being withheld for further investigation,” he said.

He said that the Board would not hesitate to withdraw the results of any candidate subsequently found to have committed any form of examination misconduct.

JAMB suspends JAMB result checker, announces new method

In another related development, The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Saturday announced the suspension of the USSD code 55019 to check results. Recall that the board had advised candidates to use the USSD code for result verification.

However, a terse statement by JAMB’s Head of Media and Protocol, Dr Fabian Benjamin, on Saturday said the USSD code 55019 is saddled with some challenges.

Benjamin urged candidates henceforth “to visit JAMB portal to check for their 2021 UTME result.

“It has come to the attention of the Board that the result checking on USSD code 550 19 is saddled with some challenges.Each candidate is to follow these simple steps.

(a) Visit https://www.jamb.gov.ng

(b) On the menu bar, click on facility

(c) On the page that shows up, click on UTME 2021 Main Results Notification Slip

(d) Enter your registration number and click the button Check My Result

“Candidates can check their results from anywhere there is internet access, checking by USSD code 55019 is suspended,” he added.

Your score will be displayed on your computer screen or it will display “You Do Not Have Any Result Yet”

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