Did you forget your JAMB password?
We understand the frustration of forgetting one’s JAMB password. Don’t be afraid, this post is for you, it will serve as a help to students facing JAMB forgot password issues and people asking “how do I retrieve my JAMB profile password?”. Keep reading to solve the I can’t login my JAMB profile wahala.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has been upgrading in various ways of making candidates access their JAMB scores, admission letter and even more online. With the introduction of JAMB CAPS, where students can accept or reject the offer of admission.
This is termed towards helping students find the platform easy to use and save them the stress of going to JAMB offices and standing too long on the queue. With this, students can access the JAMB efacilty using their smartphones or desktop computers using their email and password to gain access to their profile on JAMB.
Yet students sometimes face some challenges trying to access their JAMB profile. If you are having issues while trying to login to your JAMB profile as a result of JAMB incorrect password or email, then this post is for you. I lost my JAMB password in 2017, yet I was able to recover it using this guide, so you have not to worry.
For every candidate to access their information on the JAMB portal, they are required to sign in using their email address and password. This post was however triggered by a reader who asked us “ways to reset my JAMB login password“.
Candidates who have asked us “how do I reset my JAMB password?” should read this post carefully and share with others who might be facing the same or similar JAMB issues.
What if you can’t remember your password? Follow the steps below to reset JAMB password.
How To Recover My JAMB Password:
- Visit the official JAMB portal www.jamb.org.ng or visit the JAMB password reset page http://www.jamb.org.ng/efacility./forgot
- Provide the email address you used while creating JAMB profile and make sure you still have access to the email address.
- Click on the calendar icon and enter your date of birth correctly (as submitted during JAMB registration)
- Click on the “Get Password Reset Link”
- Log into your email account and search for a mail from JAMB in the inbox
- Tap on the password reset link sent to the email, this will open on a new tab
- Enter your new password, confirm the password and reset it.
Then you are done resetting your JAMB profile password. Next time you can log in using your JAMB email address and new password.
Further questions on how to handle forgot JAMB password problems:
Apart from the common question from candidates who are saying “I forgot my JAMB email address”, below are some of the questions JAMB candidates often ask when they forget their passwords. Feel free to ask us more using the comment box below.
What will I do if JAMB portal says “result not found”?
While trying to recover your password on JAMB portal and you receive an error message like No result found, or information provided didn’t match any record, do the following:
- Check if your email address is correct.
- Make sure the date of birth you entered on the password reset page is correct, it must be same with what you used while registering for JAMB.
What if I can’t remember the password to my JAMB email?
Many candidates registered JAMB using Gmail or Yahoo mail, the email is where you will receive the JAMB password reset link. So you have to fix issues trying to login to your email account first.
How to retrieve JAMB Email Address (Gmail Users)
This section is for candidates who are asking “how can I retrieve my JAMB email address?“
This section is for candidates who created their JAMB profile using Gmail email service provider, and here’s how to recover your JAMB email address if you have forgotten it.
Note: You need to at least remember which email type you used during sign up, if it is Gmail, then you can proceed with the steps below for how to recover Gmail address:
- Use your Gmail recovery email option, the email you added as your recovery option while creating the account.
- Complete the form, to receive a recovery email link to your other email and tap on the link to retrieve your email address.
How To Recover JAMB Email address (using phone number option)
If you have forgotten your JAMB Emal Address but you still remember the phone number you used during sign up, follow the steps below:
- Visit the Gmail Sign in page
- Enter your phone number instead of an email address
- Enter your password, to sign in.
- Upon sign in, your email address will be shown to you
Recover JAMB Email Address (eSlip print out option)
Search for your JAMB eRegistration slip and get your JAMB email address from it.
How to reset jamb password with phone number?
Candidates who have asked us how to reset JAMB password via SMS, or “how to get your JAMB password on the phone” will find this section helpful.
Currently, the Joint Admission and Matricultation Board has not allowed the feature of getting JAMB password through SMS. Candidates who wish the JAMB portal has such feature should bookmark this post to be updated once it is possible to reset JAMB password with phone number.
It is true that most candidates who’re having challenges with recieving JAMB password resect link in their email, would want to learn how to reset JAMB password without email but unfortunately, your JAMB email address is required to retrieve your JAMB password for authentication reasons before JAMB password recovery will be grandted by the system.
What is JAMB password
Funny enough, many students out there ask questions to know what does someone mean by JAMB password?
JAMB password is an authenticator that allows you access to your JAMB profile online. Your JAMB password could be in the form of letters “A-Z” numbers from 1-9 & 0, special characters such as “!, @, # etc…” or in combinations, can still be used.
However, it is not only the JAMB password that is required to log into the JAMB portal but it is the most often forgotten by JAMB candidates. Your JAMB email serves as your JAMB username while the hidden characters (*) serves as your JAMB password.
In most cases, I know my JAMB password by looking at where I might have written it down usually on my school files or saved as a number on my contact. This is one of the most effective ways on how to get your JAMB password with ease.
Note: The meaning of JAMB password 2019 and JAMB password 2020 remains the same as far as I’m concern, it is only the value that might differ depending on your settings.
People who don’t know what is their JAMB password can always make use of the JAMB efacility forgot password option as indicated on this special guide.
I should be assured that at this point, I am able to guide you properly on how to change or recover your JAMB profile password, retrieve JAMB email address and the same procedures apply to candidates who are asking how to reset JAMB CAPS password.
Kindly share this guide with friends on the social media to help them recover their password on JAMB portal.