How to check JAMB 2023 result online or SMS

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is responsible for administering the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This annual computer-based test is a prerequisite for admission to universities, colleges, junior colleges and other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.

JAMB has announced the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results 2023. The board said 1,595,779 candidates had registered for the exam, which was conducted at 708 training centers. Computer-based tests (CBT) are spread across 105 testing cities across the country. Candidates can now easily check their UTME results for 2023 and previous years online or via SMS. To access your UTME results online; You will need a device with an internet connection. Additionally, the SMS method may be more suitable for candidates without internet access or those in areas with limited network coverage. However, keep in mind that network operators may charge a fee for this service.

Candidates can now send “UTME RESULT” or “UTMERESULT” via SMS to 55019 or 66019 using the same phone number they registered with (ensure you have a minimum credit balance of N50). You will receive an SMS response shortly after. Expect the following responses: If a candidate uses an unregistered phone number, they will receive a message stating: “This phone number was not used for registration.“ Candidates with results will get a message such as: “Dear Mr/Miss X, your result is as follows… (followed by the details).“ If a result is withheld, the candidate will receive a “Result Withheld” message. Candidates given the benefit of the doubt will be informed: “Result withheld pending the upload of clarifications/document required from you.“ Absent candidates will receive a “CANDIDATE ABSENT” message. If a candidate was absent and their registration number was also cancelled, they will be notified accordingly. The message “Invalid entry to the exam room” will be sent to candidates who have illegally accessed the exam room.

Steps to check JAMB results online

All candidates who appeared for UTME 2023 and previous years can now print the original result slip with their photo ID affixed. You will have to pay N1,500 to access your JAMB result slip.

STEP 1: Visit the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) eFacility portal [] and log in with your credentials.

STEP 2: Locate and click the Print Results tab in the list of services.

STEP 3: Select your payment option and proceed to checkout.

STEP 4: After successful payment, you can check/print your result slip by selecting the exam year and entering your JAMB registration number in the required columns.

ALTERNATIVELY (this option seems not to be working currently)

Visit the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) results checking website at In the required column, enter your registration number/phone number. Finally, tap on the Check My Result button to see your UTME result notification. The portal will return your JAMB result notification if your result is ready. You can then proceed to print the results.

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