JAMB Result 2021 is Out | Check Your JAMB UTME Result 2021 NOW


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB UTME Result 2021 has just been released. Candidates can now check their UTME Result 2021 via the official portal below. The result of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, which started last Saturday was yesterday released. This was disclosed at a briefing in Enugu by the JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede who said there was no reason whatsoever to withhold the results of the UTME. “The result ought to be out by now, but because I am not at the headquarters and I do not want to approve it while on the field. But as soon as I get to Abuja today (yesterday), all the examinations, up to the one being taken today (yesterday), will be approved and released because we have no reason to continue to hold on to it,” he said.

Speaking further, the Registrar stated that his team was in the Southeast to assess the conduct of the examinations and also visit the new university in Ebonyi State. He sated that He noted that JAMB registered 1,415,501 candidates in the UTME 2021 and 1,122, 095 had taken the examinations so far while 66,111 had yet to take. According to him, the board has some 650 examination centres across the country, out of which 30 centres have been delisted for performing below standard.

JAMB UTME Result 2021

How to Check the JAMB UTME Result 2021 via the Portal:

Step-by-Step Procedure to check UTME JAMB Result 2021

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To check your 2021 JAMB UTME result online without a scratch card, follow the steps below:

Check Your JAMB Result 2021 Via SMS

Candidates who wish to receive their results via SMS, should send RESULT to 55019 using same that was used during registration. NOTE: This attract a service fee of N50. The result, would be replied as an SMS shortly after.

The following are the responses to be expected:

  • If a candidate uses a phone number that was not used to register, a message will be sent to him thus: ‘This phone number was not used for registration.”
  • A candidate with a result will receive the message: “Dear Mr/Miss X, your result is as follows… (and the details will be provided).
  • If a result is withheld, a “Result Withheld” message will be sent to the candidate.
  • If a candidate belongs to the category being given the benefit of the doubt, the message to the person will be: “Result withheld pending the upload of clarifications/document required from you.”
  • If a candidate was absent, s/he would get “CANDIDATE ABSENT” as feedback
  • A candidate that was ABSENT WITH REGISTRATION NUMBER also CANCELLED will be so informed.
  • “Invalid Entrance into the Exam Hall” will be sent to a candidate who gained unauthorized access to the examination hall.

More News on JAMB 2021 UTME Result

According to the JAMB boss, 53 centres are currently under watch, while 600 of them performed excellently. It is our wish and desire that the board will continue to ensure that such non-performing centres with ulterior motive will not be allowed to participate in the exercise,” he said. Oloyede explained that the use of National Identity Number, NIN, as directed by the federal government helped to reduce malpractice during the examinations. He said:  “We were talking about the bogus 2.2 million candidates, but it has become clearer that more than 500,000 of such number are fake and duplication.  And we were able to detect this through NIN and now we have realistic number of JAMB candidates.’



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