April 29, 2024

JAMB releases 2024 UTME results

JAMB releases 2024 UTME results

By Joseph Erunke, Abuja

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, results.

Over 1.94 million candidates registered and sat the examination in 118 towns and over 700 centres across the country.

The Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, announced the release of the results at a press conference held at the board’s headquarters, Bwari, in Abuja on Monday.

The examination, which began on Friday, April 19 ended on Monday, April 29.

The press conference is ongoing.

How to check your JAMB results

Step 1: Visit the official JAMB result-checking portal at The portal is accessible on any device with an internet connection, such as a computer, tablet, or mobile phone. 

Step 2: Then, log in to your profile using your email address and password. After accessing the portal, click on the “Check UTME Results” link.

Step 3: Enter your registration number on the JAMB result-checking portal.

Step 4: Once you have entered your JAMB registration number, click on the “Check Result” button. The portal will then process your result and display it on the screen.

Step 5: Print out a copy of your results

SMS option

To check the 2024 UTME result via phone, send UTMERESULT to 55019 or 66019 on the phone number the candidate used to register for the exam.

8,401 candidates score above 300; 64,624 results under investigation 

According to the registrar, out of the registered candidates, 1,904,109 sat for the examination. 80,810 were absent.

He explained that 64,624 results were under investigation for various reasons, such as verification (2,896), procedural investigations (4,594), and prima facie established exam misconduct (78).

He said other results under investigation were centre-based investigations involving 57,056 candidates in 18 centres across the country.

The 18 centres listed for the investigation were 12 in Edo, three in Akwa Ibom, two in Delta, and one in Kwara State.

“The Board witnessed a near-zero infraction situation in the 2024 UTME except for a few cases, which represent just a tiny fraction of what was reported last year.

“This is encouraging, and the board is poised to consolidate on the successes recorded,” he said.

While giving analysis of the results, Oloyede said 8,401 candidates representing 0.5 per cent scored 300 and above; 77,070 candidates representing 4.2 per cent scored 250 and above.

Read the full results analysis HERE.

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