2023 UTME: JAMB Registers 1.6 Million Candidates Nationwide
2023 JAMB Registration Statistics - Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Confirms the Successful Registration of 1.6 Million UTME Candidates Ahead of the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB has released the Summary / Statistics of Candidates Registered so far for the forthcoming 2023/2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) as at 20th February, 2023.

Currently, Over 1.6 million candidates have been confirmed by the Joint Admission Matriculation and Examination Board (JAMB) to have registered for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry.

Lagos State has been confirmed to be currently leading with the highest number of Registered candidates ahead of the 2023 UTME.

SEE: JAMB UTME Statistics State by State [FULL BREAKDOWN]..

The sale of the 2023 UTME commenced on Saturday, January, 14, 2023, and ended on Monday 20th February, 2023. 

The Registrar of JAMB, Professor Ishaq Oloyede has extended its 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) registration exercise by one week starting from Wednesday, 15 February.
Mr Benjamin said that by the extension, the sale of ePINs would end on Monday, 20 February, while the UTME registration would end on Wednesday, 22 February.

“Recall that in line with the board’s 2023 schedule of activities, as earlier released, the closing date for the sale of both the ePINs and the 2023 UTME application documents was slated for Tuesday, Feb.14.

“1,527,068 candidates have successfully registered for the 2023 UTME exercise inclusive of the 168,748, who indicated their interest to take the mock-UTME as at the close of the sale of ePINs on Tuesday, Feb. 14,

“It should also be noted that the board, based on its projections, had expanded its capacity to register up to a 100,000 candidates per day.

JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, disclosed at the end of a joint monitoring exercise with the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Mr David Adejo, in Abuja, that about 15 persons were discovered to be defrauding the process, adding that the culprits had been apprehended and were detained.