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How To Change JAMB Subject 2024 (Edit JAMB Subjects)

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How To Change JAMB Subject After Registration: Can I change JAMB subject after registration? I made a mistake while registering for JAMB filling the wrong Subjects for my course, is there any way I can correct it? how can I change my JAMB Subject 2024?

Hey SAVANT! Do you find yourself in this dire situation, and have been desperately in need of procedures that works with regards to correcting mistake made in JAMB subject combination, search no more!

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In Today’s Episode of our “JAMB Doctor Series” we will guide you on the right steps to take towards fixing wrong subject combination in JAMB.

Without wasting much time, lets get down to business… ENJOY!

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Can I Change JAMB Subject Combination?

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Yes, you can effect change on the subject combination you selected in JAMB after registration.

This was confirmed by JAMB via her official twitter handle (JAMBHQ) as shown in the screenshot below…

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Application for Change of JAMB Subject

But this response only stands true for a limited time, which is before you sit for the exam, but if you are trying to change your subject after sitting JAMB, there are other options you can try to secure admission this year.

How To Change JAMB Subject Combination After Registration

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As stated earlier, JAMB subject combination can be changed or corrected, but this can only be done before the exam is written, after the exam, the subjects registered cannot be change.

To effected this change, here are what you should do…

  1. Check the correct JAMB subject combination for the course you intend to study to avoid repeating the same mistake
  2. After confirming the correct combination, locate JAMB accredited CBT center closest to you with the correct subject combination
  3. request for change of subject.

You will be charged for this process, and this can only be done before the main UTME exam.

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What then is the fate of students who wish to change their subject arrangement after writing JAMB main UTME?

For students who may want to change their subject after the main UTME exam is written, I have already established that change of subjects in such situation is not possible

But this do not mean all hope is lost, there are a number of options you can try to remedy the situation

…this may not be favorable to some students, but it may be the only option you’ve got, if you are interested in how this works, keep reading diligently.

Solution To Wrong JAMB Subject Combination After JAMB Exam

The only solution to fixing wrong JAMB subject combination after the main exam, is to apply for change the course to a course that will accept this new subject arrangement.

This of course, has its disadvantage which may include;

  1. You may not like the courses that would accept the combination of result you mistakenly registered.
  2. The school you want to study in, may not have the course you want to change to
  3. Or, you may want to study the course you already registered for so bad, that no other option would be good for you.

But unless, you are willing to sacrifice rewriting JAMB next year, you will have to highly consider changing course.

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How To Apply For JAMB Change of Course?

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To apply for change of course, you must follow the following procedure…

  • Visit JAMB Student Portal @ https://portal.jamb.gov.ng/efacility_/
  • You shall be required to create a profile via the Sign Up (New User) Page if you are a new user. For existing users (that for those who already have Jamb profile account), simply type in your login details. To create your profile, you will provide your valid email address, surname, first name, Mobile No, State and LGA of Origin and password, then click on the Sign Up button. Each candidate is entitled to only one profile.
  • Subsequently, you shall use your email address and password to sign in.
  • Once logged in, you will be taken to the landing page where you will see all available services.
  • Select “Correction of Data”. This is available on the side bar or on the Home page (Choose Date of Birth, Gender or Local government of Origin or course/institution pending on what you which to correct) in this case will be Change of course/Institution
  • Once selected, the menu item “Course/Institution” will be revealed. Click this.
  • Once you select this service, a Transaction ID is generated for this service. This will be displayed on the confirmation page screen.
  • Review the details displayed on the Confirmation Page. Also, note the Transaction ID displayed in a bold red font. The Transaction ID is useful for all future references concerning the Transaction. A copy of this transaction ID will be sent to your registered email address.
  • Click on the “Continue” button if you wish to pay with your card immediately. If you wish to use other payment channels like ATM, Cash at the Bank or Quickteller, please note the transaction ID as it will be required.
  • On the Interswitch Payment page, enter your card details and click on the Pay button.
  • The status of your payment will be displayed on the “My Payment Section” An SMS and email containing your unique Transaction Identification and payment status will be sent to you after payment. Click on the Continue button.
  • Once payment is completed, you will be asked to provide the necessary details. The information you are asked to provide will depend on what your are correcting.
  • JAMB will now process your application. If Approved, your details will be changed as requested.

Information To Provide for JAMB change of Institution and Course

  • Once payment is completed, you will be asked to provide the following:
    • a. Year of Exam and
    • b. JAMB Registration Number
  • After entering the information correctly, new options for Preferred course/Institution and second choices will appear. Options available will be based on availability.
  • Click Submit to complete your application.
  • JAMB will now process your application. If Approved, your details will be changed as requested.

Make sure you carefully go though JAMB brochure, so as not to repeat the same mistake twice, because that won’t be funny.

Although Some schools may change your course to the one your subject combination is suitable for during admission. But there is no guarantee this will happen.

To be on a safe side, follow the guideline above to change your course to a more suitable one.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can JAMB profile be edited?

Yes, your JAMB Profile data can be edited, but not for all the information. Data like date of birth, Course/Institution, Gender, Local Government of Origin e.t.c can be changed.

Can I Gain Admission With Wrong Subject Combination?

Yes, there is a way out if you made a mistake in your JAMB Subject combination. The solution is to apply for JAMB Change of course to a course that the wrong subject combination you registered in JAMB will accept.

You can check the subject requirement for all courses via JAMB IBASS here.

What is the deadline to change JAMB subject?

April is the deadline for the implementation of JAMB change of subject, therefore, all change of subject request must be submitted to an accredited JAMB center prior to this date.

In Conclusion

JAMB subject Combination can be changed but only before April, meanwhile, ensure you have gone through JAMB brochure thoroughly before attempting to make changes.

I understand you may have a question or two, do not hesitate to drop them here using the comment box below

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  1. Please can you confirm as at today 12/3/2024,if I can effect a change on my UTME subjects combination if I visit any CBT center? Last time I visited, I was told I cannot change my UTME subjects. That was on the 7 and 8 of this month, please reply

  2. Please i need a confirmation, can I effect a change on my UTME subjects combination today 12/3/2024? Last time I visited jamb CBT center on the 7and 8 of this month, I was told I cannot change the subjects. Any way forward now?

  3. I went to cbt ascredited center on 4th of March and I was told I cannot change my subject combination. Pls help me

    • The frequency was not specified, for that reason cannot state clearly.

      Meanwhile, once provided the opportunity to correct this the first time, you should not be making any mistake the second time.


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