Is NIN Compulsory For JAMB 2021/22: See Answer

I guess you have heard of the latest update about jamb 2021?

I mean the use of NIN for jamb 2021 registration, am sure you have heard about it.

But do you know if it is actually compulsory or not? Because we hear different news everyday about this same matter of using NIN for jamb.

First they said no NIN no jamb, then the house of reps went against it and told jamb to postpone the use of national identification number till 2022.

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This was what many had in mind, now that jamb starting and closing date for UTME 2021/22 has been released, Jamb head still insisted on the no NIN no jamb policy.

This post contains the answer to the plain question; is NIN required for jamb 2021/2022?

Yeah, it’s going to short, simple and straight to the point.

Is NIN Compulsory For Jamb 2021/22?

Now back to the question that needs a good answer.

NIN is no longer required for jamb registration 2021.

NIN has been made compulsory for jamb 2021 by the head of Jamb and there is something that you should know.

More than 30% of jamb 2021 candidates have registered for NIN. This shows that the board truly mean this new policy.

If you have not gotten yours at this time, I will advise you to do so.

Go to any NIMC centers near you for the registration of your NIN for jamb.

Take all the required documents along and you should get it before registering for jamb.


I know that was a dead simple answer and quite easy for you to understand.

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