JAMB Result 2020 is Out: Check Your UTME Results


Latest JAMB UTMEUpdate: JAMB original result slip with passport photograph is now available. JAMB UTME Result 2020 is Out! You’ll now check and access your JAMB UTME Result online yourself without the utilization of a scratch card. It’s quite EASY and FREE!

This post is to tell all those candidates that participated within the Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) for the year 2019/2020 and, therefore, the 2019/2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that they will now check and consider their JAMB results.

The Joint Admissions & Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of about 1,792,719 candidates that partake within the 2019 UTME, while the results of about 34,120 candidates were withheld for various infractions.


How to Check the JAMB Result 2020

Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is every child’s dream come true Nigerian teenagers and students, who have gone through secondary education and completed successfully passed their West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) examination. After the next professional examination, taken is JAMB!


JAMB is upgrading the former days to the future by introducing the JAMB result checker via SMS. This is to ensure that the candidates who took the JAMB exam that their result will be released very soon.

JAMB promises to reach out to candidates with proper information to when their 2020 UTME results are ready, which concludes that the 2020 UTME Candidates will get result notifications via their mobile devices


Which means that the candidates concerned will start getting their result notification via phone numbers from 2 to 3 days after the examination,


      “Candidates should never bother themselves going to any cyber cafe to check any result because our result check has been standardized. The results would be forward to the respective telephone numbers of those candidates who are deserving of it,”

For all the 2020 UTME candidates, please, you are seriously expected to stay at your home and don’t bother about how to check your JAMB result when you can check it through your phone and receive your results via SMS.


Check JAMB UTME Result Through SMS.

All UTME candidates can now check their results through SMS. To do this, every candidate must ensure that they use the same phone number they use in creating their jamb profile during registration to check their result.

Text RESULT to the number 55019, you should have a credit balance of at least N50 on your phone line. The candidate’s UTME result would be replied as an SMS shortly after the successfully sent message.

 However, after about 1 hour to 12 hours and you are yet to receive any reply from JAMB, then send JAMB followed by the candidate’s surname, first name, and middle name and send it to the shortcode, 55019.

Example: Result Ifeoma Aisha Oluwatobi

These are the following responses to you should expect:

  1. If a JAMBite uses a phone number that was not used to register or sign up for JAMB, a message will be sent to him saying: “This phone number wasn’t used JAMB for registration.”
  2. A UTME candidate with a result will receive the message saying: “Dear Mr/Miss X, your result is given as follows… (and the details will be provided).
  3. If a result is withheld, a message will be sent to the candidate, indicating that the result has been withheld.
  4. If a candidate that sat for the examinations belongs to the portion being given the benefit of doubt, the message to the person will read: “Result withheld pending the upload of clarifications/document required from you.”
  5. If an aspirant was absent, s/he would get a message saying: “CANDIDATE ABSENT” as feedback.
  6. An examination candidate that was ABSENT WITH REGISTRATION NUMBER also CANCELLED will be so informed.
  7. A Notification, “NO ACCESS into the Exam Hall,” will be sent to a candidate who gained unauthorized access to the examination hall.


Please take note that the result service costs is N50.

The JAMB examination Registrar, Prof. Ishaq shared these new methods, he went ahead to say that this the new way of checking results was to prevent candidates from paying cyber cafe operators a huge amount of money for checking results.


Check JAMB UTME Result Online.

Follow up the steps being given below for proper check to view your 2019 JAMB UTME result without scratch card, i.e., FREE!


  1. Navigate to the JAMB result checking portal at http://www.jamb.org.ng/eFacility/CheckUTMEResults
  2. Input your JAMB Registration Number/Email Address in the required column.
  3. Tap or click on ‘Check My UTME Results.’
  4. The portal will load your JAMB result if it’s ready.


NOTE: One of the core reasons why some aspirants did not receive their JAMB result via Text Message (SMS) is using the wrong phone/mobile number during registration. On missing any digit from the supposed 11 digits of your phone number will jeopardize your chances of receiving your result from JAMB via text messaging.

 There should be no reason what soever why you should panic if you fall into this category. JAMB would not ONLY send you your scores via SMS, but the results of candidates will also be uploaded online, and you can check your scores. Even if you have not received your result via SMS, you can use the JAMB result checker portal to check your scores.



Updated Information:


All 2020 UTME participants should be informed that YOU MUST print out your result slip. This process is important if you want to process your admission or sit for your school of choice Post UTME screening examination.

Printing of online jamb result slips has not yet commenced, you can only print out your result slip through the jamb websites, but not the ORIGINAL JAMB RESULT SLIP.

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