2020 UTME Result Statistics: 1.9 Million Results Out, 1,000+ Withheld

Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Results Statistics is Out - One Million Nine Hundred and Three Thousand, Four Hundred and Ninety Five (1,903,495) Results Successfully Released, Over One Thousand Results Withheld.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the result of the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

The results were released after a careful study of reports from the field and the forensic analysis of same with the aid of Close Circuit  Television (CCTV) footage.

It would be recalled that a total of 1,949,983 candidates registered for the examination including those who registered at the foreign centres.

Out of this number, which excludes the Direct Entry candidates, 45,396 were absent.

A total of 1,904,5879 sat the 2020 UTME. The results, which were released since March, 2020 but were only accessible to candidates via the SMS, not until June, 2020 when the board activated the portal for online checking of candidates results online. A total of 1,903,495 results released while some 1,092 results are being withheld including the results of 195 candidates results who were involved in malpractice.

The examination, which commenced on March, 2020 was conducted in 672 Computer-Based Test (CBT) centres in Nigeria and seven (7) foreign centres.

In order to ensure quality service delivery, the Board has suspended some CBT centres for one irregularity or another while others were sanctioned by the Governing Board (one to two years) for various infractions ranging from charging candidates higher than authorized fees, inadequate number of functional computers and unauthorized use of registration SIMs in a manner inimical to candidates' interest, among others.

The Board reiterates its earlier information passed to the candidates on checking and printing of their result slips and warns them to be wary of fraudsters.

For be avoidance of doubt, the Board urges candidates to use the following steps to check their

Candidates who wish to check their results are advised to simply send RESULT to 55019 using the same phone number that was used for registration and their results would be returned as text messages.

The Board would not be held liable for any harm caused by messages other than the ones recommended or communicated to candidates.

All Candidates can now successfully check their respective results, please follow the outlined guidelines for a successful result checking >>>> JAMB 2020/2021 UTME CBT Result Out - See Steps to Check Yours Now