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Jamb Change Of Institution: Can I Change the Institution I chose in Jamb?, How many times can Jamb Change of Institution be done?, Can I do Jamb Change of Institution by myself?, When Will Jamb change of Institution Begin?, Where Can Jamb change of Institution be done?, How much to do Jamb change of Institution for?, jamb change of Institution form 2022

Hello SAVANTS!, welcome to today’s episode of my “Jamb Doctor Series“, here you will learn how to apply for Jamb change of Institution, when the form will be out and the closing date or deadline for application, you will also learn where and how you can do your Jamb change of Institution, Cool right?, STAY TUNED!.

Jamb change of Course and Institution
Jamb change of Course and Institution

Whatever your reasons may be for wanting to change the School you initially choose in Jamb as first or second choice to another course, this post will guide you through the right process.😎

I was contacted by a student who registered for Jamb with the subject combination for a course but later had intentions to study another course and was wanting to know if the sales of form for Jamb change of Institution/course is out and how he can process it…

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…that was what prompt me to prepare this piece, so everyone who may have the intention of changing their Jamb Course or Institution either to a less competitive or more competitive one can easily do so following this guide. For guide on how to change course in Jamb click me!

All you have to do now is take a glass of chilled water, sit back and read through diligently as I fortify you with the necessary information on this topic… ENJOY!

FLOW OF WRITE-UP: I will explain what Jamb Change of Institution entails, Cost of the form and then how you apply for Jamb change of Institution, finally I will answer some frequently asked questions on this topic. If at the end of this write-up you still have a question, feel free to drop them using the comment section just below this post.

P.S, if you have not linked your Email to your Jamb profile yet, do that now by clicking me!

What Is Jamb Change Of Institution?

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Jamb Change of Institution as the name implies, is a service offered by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to students who have interest in changing the Institution they chose as either first or second choice in Jamb after registration.

Students apply for Jamb change of Institution either because, they no longer have interest in studying in the school they first applied in, or did not meet up with the cut off mark for the school they initially chose with the hope of changing the Institution to remedy the situation.

Whatever your reasons may be, the process for Jamb change of Institution is all the same.

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Is Jamb Change of Institution form Out?

Jamb Change of Institution Start Date
Jamb Change of Institution Start Date

YES, Jamb change of Institution form for 2022/2023 is currently out for sale

This means if you registered for 2022 Jamb and want to change your School to something else, you will now be able to do that, because the Portal is currently open to students.

Change of Institution form for 2021/2022 Jamb Student Downward is still out, so, if for any reason you want to change the institutions (University, Polytechnic or College of Education) you selected in Jamb as Preferred and Most preferred, you can now do this

This now leads us to the next big question, when will Change of Institution for 2022/2023 Jamb candidates be out?🤷

When will Jamb change of Institution form Be Out?

When Jamb Release change of course form
When Jamb Will Release change of course/institution form

Jamb 2022/2023 students will only be able to apply for Change of Institution in Jamb immediately after the release of the results (See when Jamb result will be released for 2022/2023 here), since Jamb 2022 exam is to start 6th of May, and the Exam Spans for a week. Portal for change of Institution for 2022/2023 should be opened 14th of May 2022.

So this means, as from 14th of May, you will be able to change your old Institution to a new one on Jamb Portal.

How much does it cost to change JAMB Institution?

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Just like every other services, Changing of the Institution you first chose in Jamb is not free, which means you will have to pay a token before you can initiate the process of Jamb change of Institution.

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (Jamb) has fixed NGN2,500 as the amount to process change of Institution in Jamb, and since this change can only be effected at an accredited Jamb CBT center, you will charged extra 700 for services rendered.

N3,500 will allow you successfully change your Preferred school of Choice in Jamb without hiccups.

What Are The Requirements To Apply For Jamb change of Institution?

If you wish to apply for Jamb Change of Institution, then you must have the following…

S/NREQUIREMENTS
1.Jamb Profile Login Details (Email address and Password)
2.Three thousand Naira fee (NGN3,500), the actual fee is NGN2,500 but because of remita charges the amount is a bit higher
3.ATM Card for payment
4.Important information such as; Year of Exam and JAMB Registration Number
5.Biometric
Requirements to apply for Jamb Change of Institution

If you have these requirements ready, you can follow the guide below to kick start your change of Institution process…

How To Apply for Jamb Change of Institution

How To change Institution In Jamb
How To change Institution In Jamb

NEW: The Joint admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has paused self-service for Jamb change of institution/Course, this is because Biometric is now a requirements and to prevent students from making unnecessary errors.

What this means is that, the guide below will no longer be effective, if you must complete the process of your Jamb change of Institution it must be at a Jamb accredited center.

You can see: Jamb registration centers near you by clicking me!

Instruction on Jamb change of Course
Instruction on Jamb change of Course/Institution

To Change your Institution on your Jamb profile, follow the steps below…

  1. You must first create a profile with Jamb if you are a new user (if you don’t have a profile already then you must check out my guide on how to Create and access Jamb profile here). if you already have a Jamb profile, simply type in your login details @https://portal.jamb.gov.ng/efacility. Each candidate is entitled to only one profile.
  2. If you have created your Profile using the methods shown to you here, you can now use your email address and password to sign in to initiate the process.
  3. Once logged in, you will be taken to the landing page where you will see all available services.
  4. Select “Correction of Data”. This is available on the side bar or on the Home page
  5. Once selected, the menu item “Course/Institution” will be revealed. Click this.
  6. Once you select this service, a Transaction ID is generated for this service. This will be displayed on the confirmation page screen.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. On the Interswitch Payment page, enter your card details and click on the Pay button.
  10. 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.
  11. Once payment is completed, you will be asked to provide the following:
    1. Year of Exam and
    2. JAMB Registration Number
  12. After entering the information correctly, new options for Preferred course/Institution and second choices will appear. Options available will be based on availability.
  13. Click Submit to complete your application.
  14. JAMB will now process your application. If Approved, your details will be changed as requested.

That is about it, here is a more detailed guide on how to change your course in Jamb profile…

How can I change my JAMB Institution (Detailed Guide)

Jamb change of Course and Institution

To get started with changing your Institution to a new one in Jamb, follow this step by step guide.

This will take an estimated time of 6 minutes

Step 1: Login To Your Jamb Profile

Jamb Efacility Login

Visit Jamb Student Portal @https://portal.jamb.gov.ng/efacility_, fill the required box with your correct Email address and Password and click on the Login button

Step 2: Click On “Application For Correction of Data”

jamb correction of data option

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

Step 3: Select the Course/Institution Option on the Drop down Menu

Jamb Change of Course Institution Page

When you click on “Application for correction of data” you will see a drop down, Select from the menu item what you wish to correct (which in this case is Course/Institution)

Step 4: Select Exam Year and Enter Registration Number

how to correct mistake made in jamb

When you click on Course/Institution, You will be taken to a page where you will be asked to fill in Your Exam year and Jamb registration number, fill in this information appropriately and click on Search Details.

You will be taken to a “Payment Choice dashboard” where you will choose your preferred payment method (I would recommend you use remita)

Step 5: Click On “Pay With Remita”

Payment option on how to correct mistake made in Jamb

On the next page, Select the “Pay with Remita” button

Step 6: Preview the Information and Confirm

payment to correct mistake made in jamb

Preview this information, and make sure it correspond with the intended change you wish to make.

Click on “Confirm this Information

Step 7: Hit the “Pay Now Button”

pay now page to correct mistake made in jamb

After clicking on the “confirm this information” button you will be taken to the “pay now” page which is shown below, click on the pay now button.

You will be taken to the remita page, where you can now complete your payment. 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.

NOTE:

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.

What To Note While paying To Change Jamb Institution

There are some things you must put in mind while working on how to correct mistakes you made in Jamb, they include…

  1. You must pay with your Jamb account created on this platform, paying via another account will make the required service tied to the payment account, this implies that you cannot pay with another’s jamb profile account
  2. Make sure you confirm your information before proceed with payment
  3. Make sure you take note of your TRANSACTION ID, you may have need to use it later on.

Deadline To Apply for Jamb change of Institution

The closing date to apply for Jamb Change of Institution for 2022/2023 Jambite is 17th February 2023.

The deadline (17th February 2023) is for students who enrolled for that this year.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if my JAMB change of Institution was successful?

To confirm if your Jamb Change of Institution was successful, simply login to your Jamb Profile using your Username and Password @https://portal.jamb.gov.ng/efacility_/, Click on Check admission status and then access my Jamb CAPS.

On your Jamb CAPS page, locate “MY CHOICES” tab, there you can confirm if the change of Institution is now reflecting or not.

How long does it take JAMB change of Institution to reflect?

There is no fixed time for this, it can take 24 hours or sometimes a couple of days, but be rest assured that, if you followed the procedure explained here, your Institution will be changed by Jamb once approved.

Is JAMB change of Institution still available?

YES, Jamb change of Institution form is still available for students who sat for Jamb.

Why is my change of Institution not reflecting on my school portal?

There are a number of reasons why your changed Institution may not be reflecting on your School portal, but the most likely reason is that, Jamb is yet to send your Updated information to your School.

If you entered your information correctly when carrying out this process, and it now reflect on your Jamb profile, be rest assured that it will later on reflect on your School’s Portal.

How many times can I do change of institution 2022?

The maximum number of times you can apply for Jamb Change of Institution is two (2) times, after applying twice, you can no longer change your Institution on Jamb portal.

Can I do change of Institution after accepting admission?

YES, you can still change your Institution after accepting the admission offered to you on Jamb caps, but this is only if you were admitted by a school different from what you initially applied for in Jamb.

Can I change second choice to first choice?

YES, you can change your Second choice Institution to first Choice and vice versa, but only by applying for Jamb Change of Institution.

Can I change Institution after first year?

YES, you can still change your Institution after first year in most Universities through Application for Transfer but definitely not through Jamb.

Can JAMB Change Of Institution Be Done Twice?

YES, you can apply for Change of Institution two times, but after the second time you will not be able to.

Can I do Change Of Institution After Post UTME?

YES, you can still apply for Change of Institution in Jamb even after post utme if you did not meet the cut off mark for admission in the Institution you earlier applied to.

Can I do change of Institution Myself on my phone

NO, you can no longer process change of Institution in Jamb yourself using your Phone or personal computer, as well as other corrections like Date of Birth, Gender, Local Government of Origin e.t.c

This should be done at a accredited Jamb CBT center.

Can I do Jamb Change Of Institution Without Visiting The CBT center

Jamb change of institution at CBT center

NO, the board has discontinued self-service for Jamb change of Institution, if you must change your preferred school in Jamb, it must be done at an accredited Jamb center.

In Conclusion

You can now apply for Jamb change of Institution and this application can be done at anytime, but this can only be done at an accredited Jamb CBT center.

You can follow this guide to kick start the process. This is the lot I can take on this write-up, if you have any question or help, feel free to drop them using the comment box below.

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