Thursday, August 16, 2018

IJMB – gain Admission Into 200 Level of any Nigerian University through IJMB

By naijascholarshipsbuzz 

Are you tired of writing JAMB several times without any success? Are you tired of sitting at home waiting for a miracle to happen in next year's JAMB?  Well,  whatever your reasons may be, you are lucky to have come across this news.

You can gain admission not only into any University of your choice in Nigeria, but also directly into 200 level of your desired course of study.  This can be achieved through IJMB.

IJMB, your passport to 200 level university admission. 

What is IJMB?
IJMB simply means Interim Joint Matriculation Board, established in 1975.
IJMB program,  also called 200 level admission gateway, is a tertiary level programme solely developed for candidates aspiring to gain admission into any Nigerian tertiary institutions (universities) through Direct Entry (DE), without having to sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) — JAMB.

The program is moderated by Ahmadu Bhello University, Zaria (ABU Zaria, Kaduna), and has coordinating body in all tertiary institutions and different study centres nationwide.
The following are some reasons you should opt in for IJMB:

  1. It is approved by the Federal Government and it has a platform for securing admission into higher institutions in the country and abroad via direct entry admission. 
  2. It is a Certified tertiary level programme Certified by the Nigeria University Commission (NUC) and it has an Advanced level examination that qualify students into 200 level via Direct Entry.
  3. It is a trusted means of securing admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria. Every year,  about 35,000 applicants opt in for the programme in which more than 80%  passed and successfully secured admission through the program into 200 level of their preferred institution & course.
  4. IJMB is always open to all candidates nationwide who seek admission into any tertiary institution in Nigeria; more so, any course can be offered be it Science, Art, or Social science. 
  5. Students who offer both or either of them have advantages over the jambites because the number of students who sit for these exams are limited unlike jamb/utme that is written by millions of admission seekers.
  6. IJMB certificate is presently recognised and accepted in all of Nigerian federal, state and private Universities. 
  7. No JAMB or Post UTME score is needed for Admission.
  8. Readily available IJMB syllabus to help you get started:  Upon completion of registration, candidates are provided with the IJMB syllabus to help them start preparing ahead. This Syllabus is added as a PDF and contains the information about the program, lectures, etc. 
  9. IJMB result doesn't expire, therefore candidates can use their result anytime needed.

Which Schools in Nigeria accept IJMB?
IJMB is generally accepted in all universities (be it Federal, Private,  or State) across Nigeria.

 Duration of the programme
The duration of the program is nine months which is divided into two semesters. Candidates enrolled during this period are exposed to intensive lectures from Monday to Friday every week.
Academic activities in all centres usually  kicks off every March and ends January the next year.  The examination is usually conducted every February.
Programme Eligibility
IJMB programme is open to all interested aspirants nationwide and they can enroll in any course of their choice, be it Science, Art or Social Science.

Who can attend the Programme?
IJMB programme can be attended by any interested and qualified candidates who meet the basic requirements as stated in step 4 of the registration process below. 
How to Apply / Registration 
It is recommended that you bear in mind that the registration process is only done online via IJMB's official website. 
As of the time of writing this article, a non-refundable application fee of #8,750.00 Naira is needed for the registration and must only be paid to Centre for Educational Resource Development, Nigeria (CERD, Nigeria) as described on their official website. 

The following are steps to get registered:

  1. Prospective applicants are to generate payment invoice by filling the form provided at the bottom of this link . Contained in this invoice is an invoice number which serves as the applicant's application number. 
  2. Applicants should then proceed to paying the registration fee at any Nigerian branch of the banks listed in this link .
  3. Applicants should then click on , after making payment in order to validate the payment made; and once the payment has been validated ,applicants will receive a SMS notification which contains thier login details. 
  4. Once the SMS is received, applicants should commence the registration.
Stated below are the documents that would be required during the registration process:
  1. Applicant's Bio-data 
  2. O'level subjects and grades (Awaiting results are also allowed) 
  3. Passport photograph (150 by 150 px) 
  4. Functional email address and telephone number(s) for communication.

  5. Upon completion of applicant's online registration, applicants are then expected to print the application slip and proceed to their respective chosen study centre address for clearance and resumption on the date stated on their application printout. 

All candidates who want to apply for IJMB programme should visit IJMB application page here. 
Beware of fraudsters !! The link above takes you directly to IJMB's official website. 

For more information regarding IJMB, visit the frequently asked questions (FAQs) page At

Using Your IJMB Result to gain admission 
To put the power of your IJMB result to use I.e. gain admission into 200 level, you have to log on to JAMB's website or any of their nearest office to obtain Direct Entry form which is to be filled in correlation with your IJMB result; during this process, you have the opportunity to choose first and second choice university.

Is registration for IJMB 2018/2019 Session still on? 
Yes! The registrations are still open for the 2018/2019 session. Follow this link  to get started.
The academic calendar starts around November every year and ends by April.
The lectures usually run through to December starting from March or April.
 In January revision for the session kicks off.
 The examination is expected to start late January or early February, and lasts for about three weeks.
 By late April the same year results should be released.

We highly recommend many admission seekers to stop sitting at home and writing JAMB yearly without securing any admission, and enroll for IJMB program.
Good luck.

Endeavor to share this post to avail your friends this wonderful opportunity, and help them to stop staying at home. 
Location: Nigeria

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