IJMB FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

IJMB Admissions (22)

Yes, The Post UTME you will be sitting for is the same as the JAMB. The only difference is that why they sitting for POST UTME to gain admission into 100 level, you are doing same for admission into 200L


Yes, provided that:
i. the university accepts IJMB results
ii. you meet up with the University’s cutoff point for your choice course of study


No, entrance exam is not important as of now, you do not necessary write entrance exam to start IJMB program

Yes, FUNAAB accepts IJMB into 200L and you can study any course with the IJMB result at FUNAAB

Of course, Yes, IJMB student (Direct Entry students) do matriculation including the IJMB students

No, you will not write JAMB exam if you are going for IJMB program. Though some students might register both IJMB and JAMB same year to see if they will gain admission with JAMB, If not possible they continue with their IJMB program

Yes, IJMB requires Post-UTME or screening depending on your chosen university after being through with the IJMB program.

No, LASU does not accept IJMB, it accepts JUPEB and Cambridge A-level

No, OAU does not accept IJMB, register for JUPEB or Cambridge A level to be able to gain admission into 200L in Obafemi Awolowo University.

No, UI does not accept IJMB, the only A-level UI accept into 200L is Cambridge A level

Currently? No, Uniben does not accept IJMB for Medicine and Surgery

No, UNILAG doe not accept IJMB at all. Register for an alternative program like JUPEB, Cambridge A level instead

Yes, Unilorin accept IJMB into Nursing

No, Uniport does not accept IJMB

You will write a letter to ABU Zaria to the IJMB Director stating the following:
I. Your name
II. Your gender
III. IJMB examination number
IV. IJMB examination centre
V. IJMB subjects and grades
VI. The examination Year
VII. Your contact information
VIII. The address of the university outside Nigeria.

A candidate who passes JUPEB examination is given a direct entry admission into 200 level in a Nigerian University.

With IJMB you have higher chances of gaining admission since only about 100,000 people register for Direct Entry every year, unlike JAMB where we have nothing less than 1.5 million every year.

No, they are just like WAEC

JAMB Direct Entry is mainly for those that already possess a diploma certificate and wishes to go for a degree programme in the university. Normally, those who gained admission into the university via direct entry will start from part 2 or 200 level in their university of choice provided they were offered admission. Your IJMB result is like a diploma certificate, so you will use D.E (Direct Entry for the admission into 200L

JAMB requires every student to register four subjects including mathematics and English language, while IJMB requires each student to register and write three subjects which are similar to the course you intend doing. Writing JAMB you gain admission into your choice university starting from 100L while IJMB is 200L

IJMB Details (6)

Tutorial centres are not allowed to run JUPEB programme.
Tutorial centres advertising IJMB are not registered by IJMB and therefore cannot legally register any candidate for examinations

The programme is normally for a duration of one academic session.

Yes, IJMB is an Advanced level (A-level) program. Successful students use the result to gain admission into their choice university. The program is between 9 to one year.

Yes, IJMB is 100% real and it has been in existence since 1984 even before JAMB.

IJMB is an acronym of Interim Joint Matriculation Board, It is an Approved, Proven

You can study the IJMB program in any of the available centres/locations nationwide. And after you are done with the program you can choose any university you want among the list of universities that accept IJMB

IJMB Exam (9)

Without lectures? No, you have to register firstly, then go through the lectures and most times your tuition paid, the exam fee is already included

No, IJMB only gives certificates.

No, IJMB is not a CBT exam, it is wholly pen and paper with practical for science students.

IJMB is an external exam lie WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB, Cambridge A level they are set by the approved body – So they are as difficult as any external exam. If you read, it will be easy to pass aside from attending lectures regularly

The results are released two to three months after examination.

The Examination is usually written in March/April every year.

Results are released to the centres and candidates are to collect their statement of results from their centres.

Student should contact the IJMB Centre Director/Coordinator of their centre where he/she has registered.

The Examination is written in the IJMB approved university/Polytechnic, College of Education centres nationwide.

IJMB Exam And Other Programs (1)

IJMB in all ramifications, IJMB is better than JUPEB as an advance program. In conclusion, it is your choice on what programme you seek to apply and register, but both programmes are very good for any student who is seeking to study in the tertiary institution

IJMB Fees (2)

Without lectures? No, you have to register firstly, then go through the lectures and most times your tuition paid, the exam fee is already included

IJMB fees range from 188k to 258k depending on your study centre, during your registration you will be able to see each available IJMB centres in Nigeria and their fees. you can check it at https://ijmb.com.ng/registration-fees

IJMB Lectures (2)

IJMB lectures take place between 8 Am to 6 PM, Monday to Friday, some centres only takes lectures between 10 Am to 3 PM, as long as you up to 4 hours lectures a day, you are good.


IJMB result (9)

No, IJMB result cannot be accessed online, you will need to visit the IJMB centre for your result (IJMB centre is where you receive your IJMB lecture.

Yes, if a candidate does not make the desired grades in the examination, he/she can rewrite the examination in another year.

Yes, you will send a request to ABU Zaria (Director of IJMB office) detailing where you want your result to be sent to. Fees apply.

No, IJMB result or the certificate does not expire, you will continue to use it as long as you need it

A= 5 points, B= 4 points, C= 3 points, D= 2 points, E= 1 point, F= 0 point (failed grade).
1 additional point is added when a candidate scores A, B, C, D or E in all the three subjects e.g. a candidate with B, D, C has 10 points.

IJMB exam is marked by the moderating university – ABU Zaria, they also release the result to your centre where you write your exam, for now, the IJMB result is not released online but through exam centres/IJMB centres and you will have to receive the hardcopy of your exam after being released.

IJMB result does not expires. You can use it to gain admission any year you want.

Results are released to the centres and candidates are to collect their statement of results from their centres.

From the centre where you registered for the examination.

Registration (8)

You can register for IJMB by clicking on ‘Student Register’ on the IJMB portal, make sure you read the instruction carefully and obtain/inform your parent/guardian consent before you register

IJMB registration is #8500 excluding transaction charges which can be between #140 to 500 depending on your mode of payment

Yes, the IJMB form is out for the 2021 academic session. The lectures to start between June 27th and July 26th across all our study centres nationwide

Yes the IJMB form is not on sale for the current year. You can start your registration by following the instruction on IJMB registration

To see if IJMB registration is still on, check the closing date for IJMB or simply view our notification above if the registration is still ongoing for the current sesison

Yes, but take note that you are not ding the IJMB inside Unilorin campus, it only accepts the program into 200L and not that you will do it inside Unilorin. Begin here to start your IJMB registration

You can study any course with IJMB, just make sure you select the right subject combination for your course during your registration

O’Level Result (Max of 2 sittings) Four (4) Passport Photographs. Birth Certificate. (optional) State of Origin (optional) Parent consent Your registration fee