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Number Of Years JAMB Result Last | 2024 Validity Period

How Many Years JAMB Result Last: How many years does JAMB result last?, Does JAMB result expire?, How many years is JAMB result valid?, How many years can JAMB result last? Can I use my last JAMB year result

Hey SAVANT! welcome to my JAMB Series titled “JAMBPEDIA” all through this series I will be providing information on some commonly asked questions on JAMB and clarifications on common misconceptions in JAMB.

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Enough with the derailing😎, let’s get back on track.

In this episode of my JAMBPEDIA series, I will be answering the question “How Many Years JAMB Result Last?”, this has been a pressing question since Senate proposed the extension of JAMB Validity period to three (3) Years in 2016.

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This same validity period makes JAMB, WAEC and other O’ level result different (See my post on the Difference Between WAEC, NECO & NABTEB), while O’level result can last a lifetime, the same is not true for your JAMB result.

How Many Years JAMB Result Last

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JAMB result unlike WAEC, NECO and NABTEB can only last for a Year.

This means the validity for JAMB is just for the year it was written, meaning you cannot use your 2023 JAMB result to gain admission in 2024, or 2022 JAMB result to gain admission in 2023, just like that.

What about the Proposed Bill by Senate to extend the number of years we can Use JAMB result?🤔

About that, the bill has not yet been passed and as such has no effect as of now.

The previous act states that all JAMB results is valid for just one year, this act requires students to write JAMB each time they want to apply for admission for any School of their choice.

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Since the bill has not been passed, it does not hold water.

The next question that comes to mind is, Why? 🤷

Why should WAEC result last for over 10 years and JAMB result just the year it is written…

Why JAMB Results Cannot Be Used More than One Year

 How Many Years Jamb Result Last
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Recently, the registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Professor Ishaq Oloyede gave reasons why JAMB result is not valid for more than one Year.

He said, JAMB result cannot be used beyond the year it was written because it is a ranking and not an achievement test.

So, since JAMB helps University to rank student for admission, students cannot use last year ranking (last year JAMB result) for this year JAMB.

I hope with this, you can now answer the question “How Many Years JAMB Result Last?”. I will now answer some frequently asked questions on JAMB Validity Period

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Use My Last Year JAMB Result To Gain Admission This Year?

No, you cannot use your last year JAMB result to gain admission into any University, Polytechnics or colleges of Education in Nigeria.

So if you sat for 2023 JAMB and probably had a good score, just know that you can’t use that same result to process admission this year.

Is there Any Chance Senate Will Pass The Bill To Make JAMB Result Valid For three Years?

Well, the chances are thin, this is because, the bill has been proposed since 2016 and up until now nothing has been said or done about it

Can I use my JAMB Result Next Year?

No you can’t, if you hope to use JAMB next year, you will have to register and sit for another one.

Wrapping Up

JAMB Result Is only valid for the year it is written, and cannot be used to gain admission the next year, so make good use of the score you have now.

Read Also: How To Pass JAMB 2024/2025 With High Score (300+)

This will be all for now, I understand you may have a question or two to ask, feel free to drop them using the comment box below!

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