UTME 2021 Result: JAMB Approves a Procedure, Suspends USSD code (SMS)


JAMB UTME 2021 Result: JAMB suspends the use of USSD code to check JAMB 2021 result. See approved UTME result checking procedure below. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) announced the suspension of checking the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) 2021 results via USSD code or SMS following some challenges experienced by candidates.

The JAMB Spokesman, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in a statement issued on Saturday, June 26, 2021 where he also stated that candidates are expected to visit JAMB Portal to check their UTME result 2021.

The statement reads, “It has come to the attention of the Board that the result checking on USSD code 55019 is saddled with some challenges. Consequently, the Board hereby directs all candidates to visit JAMB portal to check for their 2021 UTME result.

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Each candidate is to follow these simple steps; Visit https://www.jamb.gov.ng.

“On the menu bar, click on efacility; On the page that shows up, click on UTME 2021 Main Results Notification Slip; 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.”


Checking 2021 UTME Result via USSD code

This simply means that, the previously approved method of checking Jamb result 2021 by sending UTMERESULT, via SMS, to 55019 with the same number that was used to register for the exam which attracted a service fee of N50 is no longer available.

How to check JAMB UTME 2021 Result

Recall that we earlier provided steps on how to check the UTME 2021 result on Jamb portal. To check UTME result JAMB approved procedure online, follow the steps below:

  1. Visit the JAMB result checking portal at https://portal.jamb.gov.ng/eFacility_/CheckUTMEResults.
  2. Enter your JAMB Registration Number/Email Address in the required column.
  3. Click on ‘Check My Results’.
  4. The portal will load your result if it’s ready.


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