JAMB UPDATE: Why Should Candidates Loses Choice of Course/Institution

See Factors That Can Endanger Your 2020/2021 Admission and Their Solution-

This information is important for candidates who may have lost hope of getting Admission this 2020/2021 Admission Session. If you are involved in one of the reason below, there is hope for you, – you must follow the procedure below to apply for change of Course/Institution.

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) have enabled the portal for JAMB 2020 Change of Course/Institution Form. This process is to enable candidates’ effect the needed changes in their earlier selected course and/or institution.

Why Candidates Apply for JAMB Change of Course/Institution

There are obviously three good reasons why a candidate may need to change his/her jamb choice of course or institution or both:

LOW JAMB SCORE: After the release of Jamb results, the next thing to face is admission screening exercise and admissions. Now take for instance that someone applied for a federal university of technology, Minna who will probably fix a cut-off mark of 200 and above; if such candidate scored less than 200, it simply means he/she has lost the admission. In this case the change of institution to a state-owned/private University becomes necessary. State universities generally fix cut-off marks below 200.

INCOMPLETE O”LEVEL RESULTS: In this case candidates who may have ran into deficiency of required credit passes in some key/relevant subjects may decide to go for change of course to accommodate themselves.

MISTAKES DURING REGISTRATION: Was there a mistake while filling your registration by either you or the business/cyber cafe? With this help, you can now correct any errors made during registration of your course or institution.

OTHER CHALLENGE: These includes several factors ranging from finance, change in Geographical locations, Parent’s suggestions, Fear of Tribal differences, etc. Such cases treated under this heading result to change of institution.

All JAMB candidates who made mistakes while filling form online are to note that they can now make corrections for the following categories:

  1. Names Correction (Correction can only be done once)
  2. Passport Photograph Correction (Correction can only be done once)
  3. Gender Correction (Correction can only be done once)
  4. UTME Subjects Correction (Correction can only be done once)
  5. State/LGA Correction (Correction can only be done once)
  6. Profile Correction (Correction can only be done once)
  7. Choice of Institution/Course Correction (Correction can only be done twice with separate payments)

NB: Changes for Course/Institution, Names, Date of Birth, Gender, State/LGA of Origin are N2,500 (two thousand five hundred naira only).

Solution to the failure of admission

Any candidate who found himself/herself in one of the above listed factors should not lose hope. All you need to do is follow the procedure below and apply for Change Of Institution/Course

JAMB Change of Course/Institution Correction Guide

Follow the lead below to change your course or institution successfully

  1. Go to JAMB portal at http://www.jamb.org.ng/efacility/.
  2. Login with your Email and Password.
  3. Click on ‘Application for Correction of Data’ from the list of services on the left side.
  4. Form the drop down, select the one you wish to correct i.e. Course/Institution, Names, Date of Birth, Gender, State/LGA of Origin.

Practical Guide on How to Change Course/Institution.

  1. Go to JAMB portal at http://www.jamb.org.ng/efacility/.
  2. Login with your Email and Password.
  3. Click on ‘Application for Correction of Data’ from the list of services on the left side.
  4. Form the drop down, select the one you wish to correct i.e. Course/Institution, Names, Date of Birth, Gender, State/LGA of Origin.
  5. Proceed to payment portal via remita.
  6. Final step – Make payment and gain access to edit your previous errors during UTME registration.

You can effect the change of course/institution from your mobile phone/home/ CBT Centres.

Closing Date For The Online Change Of Course/Institution

 2020/2021 Form

The ongoing application is still on… No closing date yet

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