The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released vital information regarding JAMB results 2024 updates. In a recent post via their official X (formerly Twitter) handle, in response to a candidate’s inquiry, JAMB emphasised that the only way to access your 2024 UTME results is through SMS verification.

New JAMB results 2024 updates JAMB twitter handle

This update signifies a shift from previous years where candidates could access their JAMB results 2024 online through the JAMB portal. Here’s what you need to know:

  • SMS Verification Only: To check your JAMB results 2024, you must send the SMS command “UTMERESULT” (without quotes) to either 55019 or 66019.
  • Registered Phone Number Essential: Ensure you use the same phone number you employed during JAMB profile code generation. This ensures the results are delivered to the authorised candidate. 
  • No Online Access: Unlike previous years, JAMB results 2024 will not be accessible through the JAMB website. The board is solely relying on SMS verification for this year’s exercise.

JAMB encourages all candidates who participated in the 2024 UTME to access their results using the SMS verification method. 

Other things to note about the UTME updates 2024 

These are some things you may want to bear in mind about checking your JAMB results 2024:

  • Lost or Damaged Sim Cards: If the phone number you used in registering for JAMB has somehow been misplaced or spoilt, you may need to retrieve it according to JAMB.
  • Possibility of checking your results on JAMB portal: This method may eventually become available, however, it may come at a very much later date when the knowledge of your JAMB score can no longer help you take the required steps for your admission.
  • Do not pay for result checking on the JAMB portal: Some candidates in, a bid to use the JAMB portal to access their results, have made payments as the portal stipulates, but ended up getting error prompts regarding the check. JAMB, through their X channel, has made it clear that students are not asked to make any payment on the portal for result checking as of 2024, May 7th. As such candidates who have made such payments may have forfeited their money.

Final thoughts on new JAMB results 2024 updates

If you need to retrieve your phone number due to loss or damage, you must act fast because 2024 admission processes such as Change of Institution are underway. The SMS option remains the only provision made by JAMB at the moment to access your JAMB 2024 results. Remember, JAMB may release further updates regarding the results, so staying informed through their official channels and verified platforms like TechCabal is recommended.

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