The result of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) held between 14th March 2020 to 4th April 2020 has been published. Students can check their JAMB Result 2020 by mobile SMS now. Shortly after the computerized exam was taken the result was made accessible to the students. Every year the Joint Admission Matriculation Board conducts this exam to test pre-university students.
How to check your JAMB Result 2020 by mobile SMS
During this pandemic of COVID-19, a UTME student can check their exam result via SMS. The Joint Admission Matriculation Board has kept that option open this year as well. To check your JAMB Result 2020 by mobile SMS, you need to follow certain steps mentioned below:
- First, go to your mobile text message option.
- Then, type ‘Result’.
- Send to the text to the number 55019.
- It takes a minimum of 10 to a maximum of 30 minutes to get the result.
Before this, you need to keep at least N50 on your mobile SIM card because it is not a toll-free number. It will cost you N50. Also, the SIM card you are using has to be previously registered for the 2020 UTME/DE examination. Otherwise, you won’t get the result.
Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination under JAMB
Every year, the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) of the Federal Republic of Nigeria conducts a fully online Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This exam is for the students who are willing to go for higher education within the country. Many foreigners living in the country can also take part in the examination. For them, the procedure is a bit different.
A typical UTME student needs to register first for the exam. It is an online procedure. After paying the board mandated fee, a student can be registered as a UTME examinee. They get the JAMB Result 2020 by mobile SMS like every year. The scores of the exam are valid for one year. This examination takes place every year.
Generally, a student chose 4 subjects but it is mandatory to have good English knowledge as the exam is conducted in English. The exam is 2 hours and 45 minutes long.
Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and JAMB Result this year
Even during the uncertain time of COVID-19, the UTME exam was not canceled. Students registered for their exam from January 13th, 2020 to February 17th, 2020. After the examination, the results were also published very promptly.
Students got their JAMB Result 2020 by mobile SMS and by checking the official JAMB website. For this year only, the education ministry allowed students to print the result notification slip for free. Earlier 1.9 million candidates have registered for the UTME examination this year. The exam was taken at 651 centers across the country.
This year, the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination exam has been an invention like never before. Many old records were broken. After checking the JAMB Result 2020 by mobile SMS, students have already started to get ready for the next step. Now they are preparing to get into their preferred university.