UTME Invalid Pin: Do Not Register For Another Application – JAMB Warns

Jamb Admission and Matriculation Board JAMB

Authorities of the Joint Admissions and
Matriculation Board, JAMB has warned
candidates registering in the ongoing, 2017
Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination,
UTME, not to buy new pins in case of invalid
pins, adding, “The cause of the invalid pin
has been investigated.”
According to JAMB, the unforseen technical
issues in the pin vending system was
responsible.
The Board who released this at its twitter
handle also warned that candidates should
ensure that they have valid email and
functional mobile lines before registration.
It said:” Any candidate with an incorrect
email address will not be served, it therefore
requires entering the same valid email
address twice. “Each candidate’s email
address will not be verified on the system
before ePINS are vended.
“All candidates are to ensure that they
provide valid phone numbers.”
Also, while warning candidates who proceed
to buy the e-pin in banks before creating their
profiles, it urged the e-pin
vendors (Banks) to assist the candidates
create their profiles before vending the pin.
Besides, while reiterating its warning that no
candidate should patronize unaccredited
UTME centres for registration, the
examination body disclosed that many of
those fraudsters are now in Police custody.
“No one should patronize fraudsters, many of
whom are now in Police custody. Only CBT
centres that are accredited by JAMB can do
valid registration.
“Candidates are encouraged to utilise only
Jamb accredited Centers (List available on
our website).”
It, however stated that emails with
candidates’ names, email and valid pins will
be sent to candidates before today, 27th
March 2017.

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