2020 JAMB UTME Questions and Answers (Everything You Need to Know)

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After seeing several JAMBITES questions about the JAMB UTME/DE examination this year, we decide to answer the most asked questions and we hope it provides you with the much-needed answers.

This JAMB Question and Answer (Q&A) page was compiled regarding JAMB UTME / Direct Entry for the year, 2020.

This question and answer series includes questions on the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board Examination, UTME results, Prices of form, Registration, etc.

JAMB Questions and Answers

Frequently Asked Questions about JAMB 2020 UTME (With Answers)

Question: When is JAMB 2020 Examination Date?
Answer: The 2020 JAMB UTME Examination is scheduled to start on March 14th to April 4th, 2020. The Jamb 2020 Mock Exam will hold on February 18th. (Read details of Examination date)

Question: How much is the 2020 JAMB registration form?
Answer: The price of the JAMB Scratch card for the 2020 exam is N4,000 for the e-PIN (Registration) and N700 for the center (Click Here to read details of Price). You’ll need to pay a total of N4,700.

Question: When will JAMB stop the UTME Registration?
Answer: The board of directors mandated that the Registration Portal automatically closes 17th February 2020.

Question: What is JAMB Profile?
Answer: The JAMB profile is a personalized dashboard for all candidates whose UTME registration is successful. All candidates who registered for JAMB must create their Profile on the JAMB portal. (Click Here to create your JAMB profile)

Question: When is the UTME 2020 registration closing date?
Answer: Registration closing date for both UTME and Direct Entry is 16th February 2020 (Click here for details)

Question: Where can I register for JAMB?
Answer: JAMB board has released a list of CBT centers where you can register for the examination. Don’t just go to any cyber cafe center for registration. The board released a list of accredited centers in the 36 states of Nigeria. (See List of JAMB Registration Centers)

Question: Did JAMB canceled second choice for UTME?
Answer: No! the (second choice option was canceled in 2014, but has been reinstated.). You can select any Federal, state University as your second choice.

Question : What is JAMB UTME cut-off Mark 2020?
Answer: JAMB cut-off marks for institutions (Universities, Polytechnic, and Colleges) will be announced shortly after the examination when the JAMB directors meet with the Nigerian institution’s leaders usually in June/July.

Normally, the UTME cut off marks works this way. JAMB and Nigerian universities leaders will meet to agree on a cut off mark for all tertiary institutions in the country. However, an institution is allowed to select a different cut-off mark for different courses. However, the cut off selected by any institution will not be less than the JAMB”s benchmark. (See More about JAMB Cut off Marks by Clicking Here)

Question: What are the 2020 JAMB UTME Subject Combination- Arts, Commercial, Social Science?
Answer: There are so many JAMB subjects combinations for each course which we won’t want to add to this page. But you can get the best Subject combination for your Course by Clicking Here.

Question: Where/How can I get Jamb Expo?
Answers: Read this article and see where to get the best JAMB UTME expo.


Question: Can I score above 300 in JAMB?
Answer: Yes, it is very possible. It all depends on your work ethics. If you are willing to put in the work, then it is very possible to achieve this. Others have done it over the years and you can do it too.
(Follow this tutorial on how to score high in UTME)

Question: What are the names of the books recommended for JAMB 2020 UTME?
Answer: The 2020 UTME recommended Novel to read is “Sweet Sixteen” by  Bolaji Abdullahi.

Question: How to answer JAMB Questions?
Answer: Answering the UME question is done only by CBT. If this is your first time sitting for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), then follow this great tutorial on how to answer UTME questions.

Question: How can I get Jamb Latest News?
Answer: Simply subscribe to our updates and we’ll update you with JAMB latest news!

Question: Where can I check my JAMB result?
Answer: You can check your UTME result on www jamb org ng

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About the author

Glory Joseph

A graduate of Medicine From Imsu, Current Nurse, Medical book reader, Nigeria tertiary institution news anchor. I virtually know all Varsities in Nigeria!

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