Check JAMB result 2023 with phone number via SMS is now possible, and through this guide, you can be the first to check your UTME result via text message. The 55019 is JAMB’s official shortcode which serves numerous purposes. One of the major purposes is to check your results via SMS.

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The SMS method of checking UTME result was introduced last year when JAMB blocked their result checking portal for more than 14 days (2 weeks). Making it impossible for candidates to check their results for free. To check your UTME score/Performance, you’ll need the following:

1. You need to have a minimum of N50 on your sim card.
2. You can only check your JAMB result via the Simcard you used to create your JAMB profile.

This method is fast, easy and anyone can actually do it. Simply send RESULT OR UTMERESULT to 55019.

Take note that you will be charged N50.

Please take note that before sending it, you must have up to N50 airtime balance on the Simcard you used for your JAMB profile creation.


You can actually use this guide to easily check your UTME result via SMS.

1. Go to your Message, and click on Send Message, then proceed and type ‘RESULT’ followed by candidate’s surname, first name, and middle name, and then send to the shortcode: “55019”

Example: Result Chidi Ahmed Tayo and send it to 55019.

Please take note that the service costs N50.

Sample Of Your Result.

Candidates who follow the above instruction will receive a similar message like this one below.

check jamb result via sms

Insufficient Fund.

Candidates who don’t have up to 50 Naira on their Simcard will receive a similar message like this.

jamb result via sms

Important News – Last News.

Speaking on this new development, the JAMB Registrar, Professor Ishaq disclosed that this new method of checking results was to prevent candidates from paying cyber cafe operators huge amount of money for checking results. That they can just pay 50 Naira and JAMB will send their result to their phone number as SMS.

But before you proceed to check your UTME result through the JAMB portal, take note that you are limited to only 5 TIMES of checking your result after which you will be asked to purchase JAMB e-facility card.

STEP 1: Go to JAMB UTME result-checking portal here:

STEP 2: When the page loads up, log in and click on the box ”Check 2023 UTME Examination Results”

STEP 3: You should be aware that your score will be displayed on your computer screen. While some candidates whose results are yet to be released, it will display “You Do Not Have Any Result Yet“.