JAMB suspends use of USSD code to check UTME results, Gives new instruction

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has notified that the usage of the USSD code to check the results of the newly published 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination has been suspended (UTME).

This is due to the current difficulties that the candidates are having with the use of the USSD code.

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This was made known by JAMB in a statement issued by the Spokesman of the Board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, on Saturday, June 26, 2021.

Benjamin in the statement said that candidates are now expected to visit JAMB’s website to access the results.

What the JAMB spokesperson is saying about checking results

The statement from Benjamin reads, “It has come to the attention of the Board that the result checking on USSD code 55019 is saddled with some challenges. Consequently, the Board hereby directs all candidates to visit JAMB portal to check for their 2021 UTME result.

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“Each candidate is to follow these simple steps; Visit https://www.jamb.gov.ng.

“On the menu bar, click on efacility; On the page that shows up, click on UTME 2021 Main Results Notification Slip; Enter your registration number and click the button Check My Result.

“Candidates can check their results from anywhere there is internet access, checking by USSD code 55019 is suspended.”

In case you missed it

Nairametrics had earlier reported the 4 simple steps the candidates can use in checking their 2021 UTME JAMB result online without the use of the scratch card and the printing of the result slip.

The steps are;

It also explained how to check the JAMB result for 2021 through SMS. It requested all applicants to text the word UTMERESULT to the number 55019, using the same phone number they used to register for the exam (You need to have a credit balance of at least N50 on your line). The outcome will be sent to you as an SMS right away.

However, due to the difficulties involved with the 55019 code, the examining body has halted its usage.

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