2020 UTME: Remita Recommended for JAMB ePINs Purchase

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Following a recent announcement by the Nigerian examination body, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on the commencement of sales of the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) form ePIN from January 13 to February 17, 2020, prospective Nigerian university candidates have been advised to purchase their UTME ePINs using Remita, the leading electronic payment platform, in a fast and reliable manner.

Speaking on the need to provide a seamless application process to candidates, SystemSpecs, providers of the Remita e-payment platform, through their Divisional Head, Applications and Vertical Markets, David Okeme, said, “It is our desire to ensure that every candidate for the 2020 UTME has a seamless experience. To achieve this, we have provided our electronic payment system to enable them easily purchase their PIN at any time and from anywhere,”

To start the process, candidates are to create their profiles by sending their Surname, First Name and Middle Name (where applicable) by SMS to JAMB’s sort code, 55019. They would thereafter receive a 10-character confirmation code on their phone.

The candidate then visits Remita website, www.remita.net and clicks ‘Buy JAMB form.’ They select ‘UTME’ and input their confirmation code and other necessary details.

Alternatively, they can complete the process by visiting JAMB’s portal where they would choose Remita as their payment option.

Thereafter, the candidate would proceed to make payment using their Debit/Credit Card, Internet Banking, Remita partners or designated agents nationwide. Once payment is completed, PIN is delivered to the candidate’s phone number and also displayed on their Remita receipt.

For more information, candidates should visit www.remita.net/jamb.

Remita is a leading payment platform in Nigeria that helps individuals and businesses to easily send and receive funds and also settle bills of various kinds.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, is the Nigerian entrance examination board for tertiary-level institutions. 

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