List of JAMB Centres for Blind Candidates 2025/2026

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List of JAMB Centres for Blind Candidates 2025/2026: The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is committed to ensuring that all eligible candidates have equal opportunities to access tertiary education in Nigeria, regardless of their disabilities. As part of this commitment, JAMB has made special arrangements for blind candidates who wish to sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in 2025/2026.

How to Register as a Blind Candidate 2025/2026

Blind candidates who want to register for the UTME should follow these steps:

  • Visit any accredited JAMB registration centre near you and obtain the registration e-pin.
  • Fill the online registration form with the help of a registration officer. You will need to provide your personal details, choice of course and institution, and biometric data.
  • Choose only examination towns and not centres during registration. A list of examination centres (dropdown menu) is available for any candidate who indicates that he or she is blind. You can choose the centre closest to your residence. You can select up to three examination towns.
  • The registration officer should indicate by typing BLIND and also pick the option of sitting for the examination for the candidate. The options are BrailleRecorded or Read Aloud. You should choose the option that suits your preference and ability.
  • Complete the registration process and print out your registration slip.
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How to Write the UTME as a Blind Candidate 2025/2026

Blind candidates who have successfully registered for the UTME will write the examination in designated centres across the nation. The examination will be conducted by the JAMB Equal Opportunity Group (JEOG), a team of experts and volunteers who are trained to assist blind candidates.

The mode of examination administration is a blended use of Personal Computers and the traditional Braille slate and stylus/typewriters in writing answers to questions that are read out by a subject expert. The blind candidates will take the same test items as those who are not blind.

The JEOG will monitor the registration and examination of blind candidates on a daily basis. If any issue arises, the JEOG will raise alarm immediately and not wait till the end of the registration or examination exercise.

List of Examination Towns for Blind Candidates 2025/2026

The following are the available examination towns for blind candidates in 2025/2026:

  • Abuja – FCT
  • Bauchi – Bauchi State
  • Benin City – Edo State
  • Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
  • Enugu – Enugu State
  • Kano – Kano State
  • Kebbi – Kebbi State
  • Lagos – Lagos State
  • Oyo – Oyo State
  • Jos – Plateau State
  • Yola – Adamawa State

Conclusion

JAMB is determined to make the UTME accessible and inclusive for all candidates, especially those with disabilities. Blind candidates who wish to pursue their academic dreams can register and write the UTME with ease and confidence, thanks to the special arrangements made by JAMB and JEOG. We wish all blind candidates success in their UTME and admission process.

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What are the special arrangements made by JAMB for blind candidates?

JAMB has made special arrangements for blind candidates who wish to sit for the UTME in 2025/2026. These include: Allowing blind candidates to choose only examination towns and not centres during registration. Providing a list of designated centres for blind candidates across the nation.

Offering three options of sitting for the examination: Braille, Recorded or Read Aloud. Conducting the examination by the JAMB Equal Opportunity Group (JEOG), a team of experts and volunteers who are trained to assist blind candidates. Excluding diagrams, illustrations and maps from test items for blind candidates1.

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How can I register as a blind candidate for the UTME?

You can register as a blind candidate for the UTME by following these steps: Visit any accredited JAMB registration centre near you and obtain the registration e-pin. Fill the online registration form with the help of a registration officer. You will need to provide your personal details, choice of course and institution, and biometric data. Choose only examination towns and not centres during registration. A list of examination centres (dropdown menu) is available for any candidate who indicates that he or she is blind.

You can choose the centre closest to your residence. You can select up to three examination towns. The registration officer should indicate by typing BLIND and also pick the option of sitting for the examination for the candidate. The options are Braille, Recorded or Read Aloud. You should choose the option that suits your preference and ability. Complete the registration process and print out your registration slip.

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How can I write the UTME as a blind candidate?

You can write the UTME as a blind candidate by following these guidelines: Arrive at your chosen examination town and centre on the day and time of your examination. Complete your biometric verification, which includes thumb printing and biodata verification. Wait for the invigilators or supervisors to direct you to your seat and computer.

The mode of examination administration is a blended use of Personal Computers and the traditional Braille slate and stylus/typewriters in writing answers to questions that are read out by a subject expert. The blind candidates will take the same test items as those who are not blind. The JEOG will monitor the registration and examination of blind candidates on a daily basis. If any issue arises, the JEOG will raise alarm immediately and not wait till the end of the registration or examination exercise.

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What are the available examination towns for blind candidates in 2025/2026?

The following are the available examination towns for blind candidates in 2025/2026:

Abuja – FCT
Bauchi – Bauchi State
Benin City – Edo State
Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
Enugu – Enugu State
Kano – Kano State
Kebbi – Kebbi State
Lagos – Lagos State
Oyo – Oyo State
Jos – Plateau State
Yola – Adamawa State

How much is the JAMB registration fee for blind candidates?

The JAMB registration fee for blind candidates is the same as for other candidates. It is three thousand five hundred (N3, 500) naira. An additional five hundred (N500) naira is paid to obtain the reading text “The Life Changer” by Khadija Abubakar Jali for UTME and DE candidates. Candidates from foreign centres are to pay $30. Additionally, candidates are required to pay a service charge of N700 to CBT centres for the MOCK exercise.

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