The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has suspended the use of the USSD 55019 to check the just released 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) results.
Candidates are now expected to visit the Board’s website to access their results, said JAMB spokesman, Dr Fabian Benjamin, on Saturday.
The Board explained that the code is saddled with challenges which necessitated the new result checking process.
The statement read in part: “It has come to the attention of the Board that the result checking on USSD code 55019 is saddled with some challenges.
“Consequently, the Board hereby directs all candidates to visit JAMB portal to check for their 2021 UTME result. Each candidate is to follow this simple steps.
(a) Visit https://www.jamb.gov.ng
(b) On the menu bar, click on efacility
(c) On the page that shows up, click on UTME 2021 Main Results Notification Slip
(d) Enter your registration number and click the button Check My Result
“Candidates can check their results from anywhere there is internet access, checking by USSD code 55019 is suspended,” it added.
The results of candidates who sat in more than 720 Computer-Based Test (CBT) centres for the exams conducted between Saturday, 19th and Tuesday, 22 June 2021 were released by JAMB on Friday 25th June.
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