Thursday, 16 November 2017

Jamb 2018 UTME Pre-Registration Biometric Requirements

Jamb 2018 UTME Pre-Registration Biometric Requirements

JAMB Pre-Registration Biometric Requirements and tips for candidates preparing for the 2018 UTME.

Jamb Offline Biometric and Personal Data Capture software for all registration and Offline Registration is now available for download.

This article is to guide all candidates preparing for the 2018 Jamb Offline Biometric and Personal Data Capture against the UTME registration 2018.

All JAMB 2018 UTME Candidates;
  • with awaiting results will be allowed to register as it was being done. They will not be uploading any result.
  • will also be required to get their O’Level results ready, as they will be uploading these during the registration.
  • There will be no sales of scratch cards for the registration. Mode of payment will be communicated to you soon.
  • Please request to have a personal profile created for you. DO NOT allow the centres to use their profiles for you. You can create your 2017 UTME profile on It is a free service. Don’t be swindled.
  • now have the option of selecting different exam years and exam type when combining their O’Level results.
  • now have the option of choosing two 1st Degree institution, and any two of ND, NCE or IEI.
  • Cyber caf├ęs will not be allowed to render services on behalf of JAMB. So please visit ONLY JAMB accredited centres.
  • can also make their choices to be four IEI or 3 NCE and 1 of ND or Degree.
  • are expected to have a valid email address.This will be used to create individual profiles on the portal.
  • 10 fingers will be captured for biometrics. So get your fingers ready

Below is the requirements needed to use the UTME Biometrics Registration module.
  • Note that ONLY Digital Persona  Scanner shall be used for Biometrics Fingerprints data capture
  • Java Runtime (at least v1.6) must be Installed (required only for online Biometrics Data capture). Do not have Java ? Click here
  • You need to download the DIGITAL Persona Scanner's driver depending on if your machine is 32 bit or 64 bit. Install the driver before the scanner can be used online.
  • Also note that apart from the above highlights, no further requirement is needed to register candidates online directly including the Biometrics Fingerprints capture. No Licence is required
  • Candidates data also can be captured Offline. To do this, Offline application Installer should be downloaded and installed on your system
  • This can be used to capture the candidate's Biometrics and other basic Personal Details offline (without internet connection) and upload later
  • In addition to the candidate's Biometrics and other basic Personal Details data that can be captured offline, you can now capture the full registration details except the Examination Centres - new
  • Note that the data is still local on your system until it is uploaded when internet connection is available
  • Note also that Last year's Offline Software will NOT work for the current Registration

Download Updated JAMB Offline Software. Please uninstall the Old version from Add / Remove Programs before reinstalling this new version. All your previously captured data will NOT be deleted.

You must have installed the Microsoft Framework and other JAMB UTME Prerequisites before using the Jamb Offline Registration software.

Join Us On Facebook
& Twitter for Latest School News

Previous Post
Next Post

post written by:


We Appreciate And Welcome Comments... Please Try To Drop Your Comment Or Views For This Post....

Note: All Comments Are Moderated. "No Spamming"

Text/Whats-app: +2348166573666.
Work Hours: Monday - Saturdays [10am-8pm]

Contact Form


Email *

Message *