Interim Joint Matriculation Board Examination
Successful IJMB candidates would be offered direct admission into 200L in any university of their choice. It is designed to solve problems of admission for candidates seeking admission into Nigeria universities instead of UTME.
IJMB means (Interim Joint Matriculation Board Examination). It is a PROVEN, CERTIFIED & ACCEPTED federal government approved Advanced level programme moderated by Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. IJMB is a qualifying examination into Nigerian and Foreign Universities.The examination is primarily for Advanced Level subjects for Direct Entry (200 Level) into the universities.
Successful candidates would be offered direct admission into 200L in any university of their choice. It is designed to solve problems of admission for candidates seeking admission into Nigeria University instead of UTME.
Historty of IJMB
IJMB (Interim Joint Matriculation Board) is an Advanced Level program supervised, run and moderated by Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Successful students gain admission into 200L in any Nigerian university of their choice.
IJMB (Interim Joint Matriculation Board) is a federal government approved program with academic calendar of 9-10 months to suit all prospective candidates.
The examination is conducted in FEBRUARY every year, while the results is released in due time for admission processing.
On completion of the IJMB Programme, successful candidates use their result to gain admission into 200level in any Nigeria university through direct entry.
Most candidate who failed either UTME or POST UTME in the past always enroll for IJMB program and most of them get admission into 200level and meet their colleagues in 200 level.
The good news is that a lot of people are securing admission into the university through IJMB program directly into 200level because of its relevance.
Interim Joint Matriculation Board is certified by Nigeria University Commission. Check page 4 of JAMB brochure, item 2.2 (2) to confirm IJMB as a requirement for university education also confirm in page 2 (entry by direct application/DE ) Section 1.0.05.
Here are some few universities ranked among the top 10 in Nigeria ranked where successful IJMB students are now excelling.