How to Check 2023 JAMB Result Online or via SMS

Step-by-Step Guide for Checking Your JAMB Result for 2023 and Past Years.

  • The 2023 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) results are now available for both online and offline access.
  • Candidates who took part in the 2023 and previous years' Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) – an annual standardized computer-based test essential for admission into Nigerian higher education institutions, such as universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education – can now check their scores.

2023 JAMB Result Latest Update:

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that it will begin releasing the results of the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) from Tuesday, May 2, 2023.

The announcement was made following an emergency management meeting held over the weekend in Abuja, as stated in the minutes of the meeting, which were made available to journalists on Monday by JAMB spokesperson Dr Fabian Benjamin.

According to JAMB, the delay in releasing the results was because the board wanted to ensure the completion of all necessary screenings, as well as to ascertain reasonable mean and standard deviation values before making the results public.

In addition, JAMB has disclosed that some candidates who encountered difficulties that hindered their smooth participation in the process will have the opportunity to retake the exam on Saturday, May 6, 2023, under close supervision.

The affected candidates include those who were authenticated at their centres but unable to take the examination, those who couldn't undergo biometric verification, and those with inconsistent data.

Rest assured; once JAMB releases the 2023 UTME results, we will promptly update this page with the necessary information. We highly recommend BOOKMARKING this page for easy access and to stay updated on the latest news. Your patience is appreciated, and we wish you the best of luck in your academic pursuits! Stay tuned for further updates.

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Result

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is responsible for administering the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This yearly computer-based test is a prerequisite for gaining admission to universities, polytechnics, colleges,, and other higher education institutions in Nigeria.

Candidates can now easily check their UTME results for 2023 and previous years either online or via SMS. To access your UTME result online; you’ll need a device with an internet connection. Alternatively, the SMS method may be more suitable for candidates without internet access or those in areas with limited network coverage. However, keep in mind that network operators may charge a fee for this service.

Steps to Check JAMB Result Online

All the candidates who participated in the 2023 UTME and years before can now print their original results slip affixed with their passport photograph. You will need to pay N1,500 to access your JAMB result slip.

  • STEP 1: Go to the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) eFacility portal [] and log in with your credentials.
    JAMB Profile Login
  • STEP 2: Locate and click on the Print Result Slip tab under the list of services.
    Click Print result slip
  • STEP 3: Select your payment option and continue with the payment.
    Select you method of payment for JAMB result
  • STEP 4: 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.
    Select Exam Year and Supply registration number to print JAMB result

ALTERNATIVELY (this option seems not to be working currently)

  • 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.


How to Check 2023 JAMB Result Offline (via SMS)

Candidates can now send UTMERESULT (without spaces) via SMS to 55019 or 66019 using the same phone number they registered with (ensure you have a minimum credit balance of N50). You will receive an SMS response shortly after. Expect the following responses:

  • If a candidate uses a non-registered phone number, the response will be: “This phone number was not used for registration.”
  • A candidate with a result will receive a message like: “Dear Mr/Miss X, your result is as follows…” (additional information provided).
  • If a result is withheld, the candidate will receive a “Result Withheld” text.
  • If a candidate needs to provide clarifications/documents, they’ll receive: “Result withheld pending the upload of clarifications/document required from you.”
  • An absent candidate will receive “CANDIDATE ABSENT.” If their registration number is also canceled, they will be informed.
  • A candidate who enters the exam venue without authorization will receive the message “Invalid Entrance into the Exam Hall.”

Advice to JAMB Candidates on UTME Result

It’s important to note that there are fraudsters who claim to be able to upgrade JAMB results. We strongly advise JAMB candidates not to fall for such scams, as it’s impossible to alter results once they’ve been checked online or via SMS.

The 2023 JAMB results are now available for checking online or through JAMB shortcodes. Meanwhile, tertiary institutions have started selling post-UTME forms for the 2023/2024 academic session. For the list of institutions currently selling their forms, please visit our ‘Post-UTME Updates Page.’ Stay informed and be careful not to fall for scams.

FAQ as Regards JAMB Result

Below are some frequently asked questions (FAQ) by JAMB candidates. We have tried our best to provide the most accurate answers as possible.

Has JAMB released the 2023 UTME result?

Yes, the 2023 UTME results are now readily available to all candidates that participated in the exam.

How can I check my JAMB result?

There are two ways to check the 2023 UTME results. The results can be checked online (via the JAMB result-checking portal) and via SMS (this comes at a cost).

How long will it take before I check my result after the exam?

Candidates who took the 2023 UTME will be able to view their results a few hours after the exam, according to JAMB. Candidates are advised to check their results using the procedure outlined above.

Will I need a scratch card to check my UTME result?

There is no need for a scratch card to check the 2023 JAMB result. Checking of JAMB NOTIFICATION OF RESULTS IS COMPLETELY FREE!

How many times can I check my 2023 Result?

You are free to check your JAMB notification of results as many times as you want.

Can I check my 2023 result on the phone?

Yes. You can also use your phone's browser or SMS to carry out the steps outlined above.

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