Checking of 2016 JAMB Result Online


This post explains how to check your  JAMB Result Online. You can check your 2016 JAMB/UTME Results free of charge (without scratch card) by following these 5 simple steps as shown below.

Checking of 2016 JAMB Result

Only those, who have written their exams 3 days before are expected to see their results online but if you see the message “No Result Yet”, keep checking everyday.

But before you proceed, note that as of now, you are limited to only 5 TIMES of checking your result, after which it will require scratch card for subsequent result checking. Don’t forget to “Testify” via commenting below.

Please note also that this online result checking does not replace the Original JAMB Result Slip. It is this slip, that would be require by your school of choice, for post-UTME.

We will let you know, when the Original JAMB Result Slips for 2016 are ready.

Now, to check our JAMB/UTME 2016 results:


– On the page that loads up, look for the heading that says “Check your Results” on the left of your screen.

– Now, input your JAMB Registration Number.

– Click “Check Result”.



The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) is a Nigerian entrance examination board for tertiary-level institutions.

University Matriculation Examination
Acronym JAMB
Type Internet-based.
Knowledge / skills tested Academic performance in selected subjects.
Purpose Admission into tertiary institution.
Year started 1978
Duration 3 hours 10 minutes.
Score / grade range 0 to 400
Score / grade validity 1 year
Offered Once in a year
Countries / regions Over 500 centres in all states of the federation
Languages English
Annual no. of test takers more than a million
Prerequisites / eligibility criteria SSCE results or awaiting SSCE results.
Scores / grades used by Over 900 universities, agencies and other institutions in Nigeria.

The board conducts entrance examinations for prospective undergraduates into Nigerian universities. The board is also charged with the responsibility to administer similar examinations for applicants to Nigerian public and private monotechnics, polytechnics, and colleges of educations. All of these candidates must have obtained the West Africa School Certificate, now West African Examinations Council, WAEC, or its equivalent, National Examination Council (Nigeria), NECO.

Updated: February 29, 2016 — 4:08 pm

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