You can check your JAMB 2024 result using the Jamb result checker via the online JAMB website or through SMS. Hence, if you are reading this, the JAMB UTME examination for this year is out. Candidates who participated in the just-concluded UTME can now check their results.

Jamb Result Checker


The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is administered by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

In Nigeria, entrance to universities, polytechnics, colleges, and other higher education establishments is contingent upon passing this annual computer-based exam.

What is the JAMB Result Checker

The jamb result checker is a tool where candidates check the result or the outcome of the exams they took under the arm of JAMB to gain admission into a higher institution. Jamb has provided simple and accessible ways through which candidates who participated in the exams check their results.

To access your result you can use the online jamb result checker via the jamb online website or through SMS. We will show you how to do this using very simple steps.

Who Can Use the JAMB Result Checker?

Although this might sound funny, some people might think anyone can just log in randomly and check results. This is impossible. To check your result, you must be a registered JAMB candidate.

This is because before you can access any result you must provide the necessary details which only registered candidates possess them.

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How to Use the JAMB Result Checker

Applicants can now quickly and conveniently check their UTME results online or through an SMS for current and previous years.

You will require a device with an internet connection to view your UTME result online, on the other hand, candidates who don’t have internet access or live in places with good network service might find the SMS approach more appropriate.

But be aware that network providers might charge for this service.

Here are the two ways to check your JAMB result

1. Using the JAMB Online Website

All the candidates who participated in this year’s UTME and years before can now check and print their original results slip affixed with their passport photograph. You will need to pay N1,500 to access your JAMB result slip. Take the following steps.

  •  Go to the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) eFacility portal [] and log in with your credentials.
  •  check and click on the Print Result Slip icon under the list of services.
  • Select your payment option and continue with the payment.
  • After a successful payment, you can check/print your result slip by selecting your exam year and entering your JAMB Registration Number in the required columns.

On the other hand, you can do this ;

  • Go to the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) result-checking website at
  • In the required column, enter your Registration Number/Phone Number.
  • Finally, press the ‘Check My Results’ button to view your UTME results notification.
  • The portal will return your JAMB Notification of Result if your result is ready. You can then proceed with the printing of the result.

2. Via SMS


Candidates can now send “UTME RESULT” to 55019 or “UTMERESULT” to 66019 via SMS  using the same phone number they registered with. Also please ensure you have a minimum credit balance of N50. You will receive an SMS response shortly after.

You may receive the following responses:

  • A notification stating, “This phone number was not used for registration,” will be sent to candidates who use unregistered phone numbers.
  • A message like this one will be sent to candidates who have results: “Dear Mr./Miss X, your result is as follows… (followed by the details).”
  • The candidate will be sent a notification titled “Result Withheld” if the results are not disclosed.
  • Applicants who are granted a margin of error will receive the following notification: “Result withheld pending the upload of clarifications/document required from you.”
  • A notice titled “CANDIDATE ABSENT” will be sent to absent candidates.
  • Candidates will be informed if their registration number was canceled due to their absence.
  • Candidates who enter the examination venue without authorization will receive a notification titled “Invalid Entrance into the Exam Hall.”

Understanding your JAMB Result

You need to understand and get the message JAMB is trying to put across. When checking your result, jamb writes your subjects in abbreviations accompanied with your score especially when using the SMS method.

Hence you might see something like Eng.56, chem. 60, etc. Please understand that these are short forms for English and Chemistry respectively.

At the end of the message, jamb will present your aggregate score for you. This is the subtotal of your jamb score for that year.

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What Next After Checking Your Result

This is an important question for every JAMB candidate who has successfully checked and received their result. The next step is to follow up on the school of choice you entered when you registered for your jamb examination.

It is advisable to get first-hand information through your institution of choice website or visit the administrative or registrar’s office to know what to do.

Different institutions will circulate memos calling for intending candidates to either sit for the post-UTME examination or just get admission forms if they meet the specified requirements of which the cut-off mark is very essential.

The cut-off marks for Universities are different while polytechnics take 150 etc. Please follow and adhere to the instructions given to you by the management.


Is there any deadline for checking of JAMB results

No, there is no deadline. Even candidates who wrote jamb in previous years can still access their results as long as they input the necessary login details.

I received an ”invalid login details” response while checking my result

Do not panic, stay calm and focused. You might feel tensed and nervous hence you might have provided the wrong login details.

Carefully input your registration number correctly and double-check before clicking to check the result. Also, be sure you have a good network if you are using an online method or have enough call cards if you are using the SMS method

Will I pay money to check my result?

This answer is relative. If you are not the one checking your results yourself, the person providing the service might charge you.

Also if you are using the SMS method, your network or service provider will charge you. If you are printing the result slip, you will have to pay money to jamb as stated above earlier.

In conclusion, we believe this article has been of help to you and has helped answer some pressing questions you might have had concerning checking of jamb result. Please be aware of scammers who might deceive you of upgrading your result, such does not exist. GOODLUCK!!