Is NIN Compulsory for 2022 JAMB Registration?

Do you want to know if NIN is compulsory for JAMB registration? If yes then this information is solely for you.

This is a very good opportunity to share with all interested JAMB candidates the JAMB registration for 2021 has commence and the guidelines has been released.

Meanwhile, all the necessary requirements for the 2021 JAMB registration has been released alongside and one of that requirements is what this page is all about.

Is NIN Needed for JAMB 2021?

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) first announced the need for using NIN for JAMB registration in 2021.

Later that year, the need for using NIN for JAMB registration was retired but in 2021, the use of NIN by JAMB has been made compulsory for all JAMB 2021 candidates.

Is NIN compulsory for 2021 JAMB registration? Yes!! the NIN is compulsory for all candidates registering for 2021 JAMB UTME or Direct Entry exam

As such, all interested JAMB candidates that wish to register for the 2021 JAMB examination should know that NIN is compulsory for 2021 JAMB Registration.

However, JAMB has also added that for all prospective candidates should kindly register for the National Identification Number (NIN) if they have not.

Why Is JAMB Using NIN?

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board had made the registration for NIN with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) mandatory for all candidate taking 2021 JAMB.

JAMB Update on the compulsory use of NIN for JAMB Registration

This is so because the NIN is a unique number for easy identification of candidates through the Nigerian National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) for the validation of their nationality and citizenship.

As such, it is very compulsory is for all participant in the 2021 JAMB exam to enroll for the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and obtain their NIN before going for JAMB registration.

Can I Register for JAMB without NIN?

No!!! Because the JAMB NIN is not optional. So for any candidate to be qualified for the JAMB 2021 registration, such candidate must enroll for the  National Identity Number and present his or her NIN during registration.

Finally, we are not sure that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will suspend the compulsory use of the National Identification Number (NIN) again in 2021.

Please know that the NIN is very compulsory for all the candidates registering for the 2021 JAMB Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) or Direct Entry exam.

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