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Difference Between IJMB and JUPEB Programmes

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According to statistics, over 1.7 million candidates do write UTME (JAMB) with the hope of securing admission to their dream universities but only a few fraction (less than 30%) realize this dream


IJMB– Interim Joint Matriculation Board Examinations (IJMBE) is an Advanced level programme moderated by the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria Kaduna State with various partnering accredited centres and Institutions nationwide. The IJMB programme is suitable for students who wish to study in the country’s tertiary Institutions and were denied admission either due to JAMB failure, Post-utme Failure, or Mass Quota failure (i.e university cannot admit more than its capacity due to high number of candidates) and so many other reasons.

IJMB guarantees 200L University admission provided the candidates meets up with the required points for admission. A candidate is expected to obtain 5-8 points out of a total of 15 points to be eligible for university admission to 200 levels.



established in 1976 by the Interim Common Service Agency (ICSA) through the government of the Old Northern region of Nigeria. IJMB replaced the Higher School Certificate Examination (HSCE). Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) zaria is the national headquarters for the IJMBE programme.



To be eligible for admission into the 2019 IJMB Programme, candidates must have satisfied the following:

*Photocopies of O’Level Result (Max of 2 sittings)

*Eight (8) recent Passport Photographs

*Birth Certificate

*Certificate of State of origin (Optional)

*Printed and signed IJMB Admission letter after successful submission of application.

*Clearance and Oath forms obtained from the student portal upon Login

*Duely completed IJMB online printout FORM from the Centre for Pre-varsity Education Nigeria, obtained from



  • 200L admission into any university accepting IJMB
  • IJMB certificates do not expire and can be used for admission in cases where the candidate was unable to secure admission the first year.
  • Awaiting result candidates can apply. Also, students who have deficiencies in their O’level mathematics and English can be remedied in IJMB O’level.
  • IJMB runs for a period of 9-12 months 



The IJMB programme is moderated by Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Hence various Institutions are affiliated to the IJMB programme in different states accross the federation. These Institutions are: Private, State or Federal organizations of which CEPED NIGERIA is one. 

click to ➧Find out about IJMB centres in Nigeria.



Before you begin, follow this step-by-step guidelines to register for the IJMB programme, read about the ➧ IJMB Registration guideline

Kindly note that registration is strictly online.

➧Begin 2019 IJMB registration Now!!!

Click Here to ➧Make Payment Online

Already Registered? ➧Validate Payment Here!!!

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Centre for Pre-Varsity Education, Nigeria (CEPED EDURESOURCE NIGERIA) approved by the law (RC:2682276) to register candidates to all IJMB accredited partnering centres/institutions nationwide.

To know us more, Click to visit  ➧ official Cepednigeria website

Founded in 2010,  owned by the Centre for Pre-Varsity Education, Nigeria (CEPED EDURESOURCE) focused on tailoring dynamic students in and outside of the classroom. We emphasize on active and collaborative learning, meaningful student-teacher relationships, a creative synthesis of the liberal  arts with  the world of work and the value and the necessity of lifelong learning.

Vibrant City. Close-Knit centres. Our centres are nestled in the capitals of every state, and it’s also an extended classroom for our students full of research, service and internship opportunities. We are guided by the motto: “Enhancing Academic Values”…

Yearly, more than 98% of students who register with us for the IJMB programme successfully secure admission to their dream universities to pursue their dream course as our services are moderated by the Centre for Pre-Varsity Education, Nigeria. (CEPED EDURESOURCE)


*No JAMB/PUTME score is needed for Admission

*Awaiting Result Candidate too can Apply

*Automatic Admission without Screening
*A non-refundable form fee of #5,000 (via online payment option, transfers or bank deposit,which includes Registration & logistics) is to be made  

School fees:

Click here For tuition and other fees.

Applicant/Candidate should visit the school to know more about other requirements and to know more about the program or

call 08111101104, 07088897222.

A candidate is to undertake only (3) subject combinations relevant to His/Her desired university course.

Click to view the ➧Official list of IJMB courses and Subject Combination with Grades, ➧IJMB tuition fees,  ➧List of Universities Accepting IJMB, ➧How to register for the IJMB programme

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