As part of its measure to ensure 2023 UTME registration is seamless, JAMB has announced that all 2023 UTME candidates can generate their profile codes now.
This announcement was contained in a statement made available to the JAMB bulletin as part of the buildup to the commencement of the 2023 UTME registration billed to start Saturday, January 14.
The Board also advised the candidates to get their National Identification Number (NIN) as it is a prerequisite for UTME/DE registration. We have already provided guidelines on how to obtain your NIN for candidates. Check this post: NIN Application Guidelines and Requirements for JAMB 2023 Candidates.
According to the statement, to generate their profile codes, candidates are expected to send: NIN (one space) and then their NIN number (eleven digits number) by text (SMS) to either 55019 or 66019 from their personal GSM number. Example, the SMS should look like this; “NIN 12345678901“; send it to 55019 or 66019. Remember, “12345678901” should be your own NIN
For all prospective candidates for the 2023 UTME, it is not too early to start your preparation. Download the JAMB CBT Mobile app and JAMB CBT software, The app will also give you instant notifications anytime there’s an important update from JAMB.
Prospective candidates are also urged to heed the strict warning on the use and application of henna, otherwise called “ L a a l i ” / “ L a l e .” This is to avoid experiencing biometric verification challenges as it had been established that the application of henna on the fingers obstructs the process of biometric verification.
Furthermore, in an attempt by candidates to clean their fancy henna designs, they used chemicals that damaged the whorls on their fingers, hence making biometric verification and authentication difficult if not impossible.