JAMB 2024/2025 Direct Entry Form Registration Portal (Register Now)

JAMB 2024 Direct Entry (DE) registration form is out and currently on sale. National Diploma (ND), Higher National Diploma (HND), NCE, or equivalent qualification holders can now apply for the 2024 JAMB Direct Entry.

Exam TypeDirect Entry (DE)
DE Registration FeeN4,700 Only
O’Level RequirementsA minimum of Credit Pass in Five (5) SSSC Subjects
DE Registration Start DateFebruary 28, 2024
DE Registration Closing DateJune 17, 2024
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The JAMB Direct Entry program is designed for candidates who possess advanced qualifications, such as A-level, OND, NCE, or their equivalents. It allows candidates to bypass the traditional UTME and gain direct admission into the second year or 200 level of their chosen courses.


Whether you’re a diploma holder, NCE graduate, or transferring from another university, this page will provide you with up to date information that will help you navigate the JAMB 2024 direct entry registration process.

DE Registration Form & Cost

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has commenced the sales of the 2024 Direct Entry form (e-PIN) which can be purchased from the following outlets:

  • Banks
  • POS agents
  • Online payment platforms
  • JAMB accredited CBT centres

The direct entry Registration Fee is Three Thousand Five Hundred Naira (N3,500) plus additional N500 Only is paid to obtain the recommended text The Life Changer” written by Khadija Abubakar, and N700 service charge to be paid at your CBT centre.

According to JAMB, sales of e-PINs and registration form would commence on February 28, 2024. Candidates are advised to complete their registration before the portal closing date.

Eligibility Criteria for Direct Entry Students

Candidates typically need to possess advanced qualifications, such as A-level results, OND, NCE, or their equivalents to be eligible for the 2024 JAMB. Below are the required documents:

  1. JAMB Registration e-PIN
  2. O’Level/A’Level Result Printouts (WAEC, NECO, NABTEB)
  3. ND/NCE/HND Transcript
  4. Birth Certificate/Age Declaration
  5. Local Government Identification Certificate

Below are qualifications / certificates that will be accepted for Direct Entry Candidates:

University diploma
Ordinary National Diploma (OND)
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE)
Interim Joint Matriculation Board A’ Level (IJMB)
Joint Universities Preliminary Examination Board A’ Level (JUPEB)
NABTEB Advanced National Business Certificate
NABTEB Advanced National Technical Certificate
NABTEB GCE-A’ Level (2015 – 2021)
Higher Islamic Studies Certificate by NBAIS
International Baccalaureate
National Registered Nurse / National Registered Midwife

How to Apply for 2024 JAMB Direct Entry

Do you have all it takes to apply for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) DE? Kindly follow the instructions below to begin your registration process.

1. Create JAMB Profile Code: You need to generate your JAMB profile code before starting the online registration process.

2. Purchase JAMB e-PIN: You can purchase the e-PIN online through the JAMB portal using your ATM card or at designated JAMB CBT centers and accredited banks nationwide.

3. Create a JAMB Profile Online: If you do not have an account, kindly visit the JAMB e-facility portal ( and create your profile using your email address and phone number.

4. Fill the Online Registration Form: Visit the JAMB portal again and log in using your JAMB registration number or email address and password. Click on “Direct Entry” and proceed to fill the online registration form carefully.

5. Upload Required Documents: Scan and upload your O’Level/A’Level results, ND/NCE/HND transcript, birth certificate/age declaration, and other required documents in the specified formats.

6. Review and Submit: Review your application thoroughly before submitting. Ensure all information is accurate and complete.

7. Print Registration Slip: After successful submission, print your registration slip for future reference.

However, we recommend you visit any JAMB accredited CBT centre nearest to you to register for the 2024 JAMB.

Important Notice

  • Ensure you meet the specific entry requirements for your desired course and institution. Download 2024 JAMB Syllabus and Brochure
  • Upload clear and recent scans of your documents.
  • Keep your e-PIN and registration number safe for future reference.


Candidates with the following qualifications are eligible:

  • A'Level results (Cambridge, IJMB, JUPEB)
  • ND/NCE/HND qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree from a recognized university (for transfer admissions)

The 2024 registration exercise will begin on February 28, 2024.

JAMB DE registration will end on June 17, 2024

The cost of 2024 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Direct Entry registration is N4700 only.

No, you cannot apply for both UTME and Direct Entry in the same year. JAMB strictly prohibits this practice to ensure fairness and prevent duplication of applications.

No, once submitted, you cannot make any changes. Ensure all information is accurate before submission.

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