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Is It Compulsory To Upload WAEC And NECO To JAMB

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Is It Compulsory To Upload WAEC & NECO To JAMB: Is JAMB WAEC, NECO or NABTEB Upload necessary?, What will happen if I don’t Upload my O’ level result to JAMB CAPS?, Is it compulsory that I upload my O’ level result to JAMB CAPS, if yes, why?

Welcome SAVANTS!, to another exciting Episode of my JAMB doctor Series, In this write up you will learn everything there is to know about upload of O’ level result and if it is compulsory or not… Stay TUNED!

JAMB Efacility website
JAMB Efacility website

It is true that the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board – JAMB advises all student who used awaiting result during the process of their JAMB registration to go upload their O’ level result to JAMB CAPS, and since then a lot of student have been interested to know the consequences of not Uploading Your O’ level result to JAMB CAPS.

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As I have always said, there are three important keys you must have if you will be able to Unlike the door that leads to your admission, funny enough, they are all in form of an exam and they are…

  1. Your O’ level Result (WAEC, NECO and NABTEB)
  2. Joint Admission and Matriculation Board Exam (JAMB) and
  3. Post UTME

These three (3) comes like a cascade (One after the other) and a stop to any of the aforementioned can lead to hindrance of you being admitted to your school of interest which you and I would not want right?.

If you take out time to study the requirements to study your desired course in your school of choice you will observe the emphasis on having at least credits in your core subjects with Maths and English compulsory


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By core subjects, I mean those subjects that lean directly to the course you wish to study, lets take for example Pharmacy as a course, to Study pharmacy in any University in Nigeria (like UNIBEN) you must have a minimum of credit (C6) in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

D7 on any of these subject in your O’ level means no admission for you.

Yes, it is that important, to the extent that even private Universities and Polytechnics which accepts student with low JAMB Score makes no exception for student with shortcoming in their O’ level result.

JAMB acting as an intermediary between you the student and the school which you applied to is expected to have certain information about you, and this information also include your O’ level results.

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Because JAMB understands that at the time of registering for JAMB, some student may not have their O’ level result available, they created an option were you can Upload your O’ level result later after the registration process, but your result must be ready and uploaded to JAMB Portal before admission process starts.

In today’s Episode of my “JAMB Admission Series” I will show you what happens if you don’t upload your O’ level result to JAMB CAPS, if it is compulsory or not.

You don’t have to do anything from your end except to read through diligently, don’t worry, I will make this as fun as possible.

without further Ado, lets now get to the business of the day… Enjoy!!!

Is It Compulsory To Upload O’ level To JAMB?

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Yes, it is compulsory to Upload your O’ level result to JAMB CAPS.

As your O’ level result is an important admission factor, students who wish to be admitted to the school of their choice must upload their O’ level result.

The reason you are asked to submit this result now (that is before schools start releasing their admission list), is so that JAMB and your school of choice can be sure without reasonable doubt that the student that is being offered admission merits it in every respect.

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Why Is It Necessary To Upload O’ level To JAMB?

It is necessary you upload your O’ level result because this will help show to JAMB that the student in question meets with the admission requirement for the course they choose to study.


Student who do not Upload their O’ level Result (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) to their JAMB CAPS will not be considered or granted admission.

Consequences Of Not Uploading Result to JAMB CAPS

Simply put, the consequence of not Uploading your O’ level result to JAMB CAPS is that you will not be considered for admission.

This is because your inability to upload your WAEC, NECO or NATEB result to JAMB CAPS will be seen as you don’t have your O’ level result and as such not deserving of admission.

Recently, Schools like the University of Benin have come out publicly, instructing all student who choose the University of Benin as their first choice to go Upload their O’ level result to JAMB CAPS. a summary of the statement can be found below…

The board directed admission seekers into the institution to upload their Ordinary Level (O level) results at any accredited centre of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to guarantee their consideration.

The directive is contained in a statement on Monday in Benin by the University’s spokesperson, Dr Benedicta Ehanire.

The board said that only candidates who complied with the directive would be offered admission.

It noted that candidates could only be accepted via the JAMB’s platform after which the kofa page of the admitted student would be created on the official website of UNIBEN.

Admission offer from UNIBEN can only be accepted via the JAMB CAPS, after which the kofa page of the student will be created on the UNIBEN website,” it said.

From this circular, you will agree with me that no upload of O’ level result to JAMB CAPS means no admission. I have already provided detailed steps you can follow to upload your O’ level result to JAMB CAPS HERE.

SEE: JAMB Deadline To Upload Your O’ level result

This circular is true and applicable to most Universities in Nigeria.

How To check If Your O’ level Was Uploaded Successfully

Access Jamb Caps Page
Access Jamb Caps Page

You can follow these steps to know if your O’ level result have been uploaded to JAMB CAPS or not…

  • You will need to visit Student Login Portal @ https://portal.jamb.gov.ng/eFacility_/Login
  • fill in your JAMB registration email address and password, then click on the login button
  • Next, you will need to locate the “check admission Status” on the left sidebar of your JAMB profile homepage. (for those using mobile phones, you can locate this after clicking on the Menu button on top page to your right)
  • Then click on the “Access JAMB CAPS” on the next page (this will allow you access your JAMB Central admission processing system).
  • Click on “My O’level result” on your JAMB CAPS page to confirm if your O’level is uploaded or not. It is that simple

If your O’ level result is uploaded already there will be no need for you to proceed any further but if not, follow the guide HERE.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is AR on my Result Page?

AR on JAMB CAPS is an abbreviation for Awaiting result.

If you see this on your Result Page on JAMB CAPS, ensure to upload your O’ level result as soon as possible

Is Uploading Of O’ level Result for Everyone?

NO, not everybody must go for uploading of O’ level result, only student who earlier did not upload their result during JAMB registration and Used Awaiting result for JAMB.

I uploaded the wrong Result, How Can I correct It?

You can correct this, simply by re-uploading the correct result you have with it.

This newly uploaded result automatically replaces the wrong one uploaded before.

My O’ level Result is not showing on JAMB Portal?

If your O’ level result don’t show on JAMB CAPS after uploading it, there is no need to worry, this normally takes approximately 24 hours to resonate with the system.

After 24 hours you can check again.

In conclusion

Not uploading your O’ level result to JAMB CAPS can cost you your admission and as such you must try to upload your WAEC, NECO or NABTEB O’ level result as soon as possible.

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. I registered last year but wasn’t admitted. This year I was told not to bother because I already uploaded my result last year. But whenever I try checking it, I see it but in addition I see my last year’s registration istead of this year. Why?


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