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JAMB Change Of Institution 2023/2024 (Data Correction %)

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

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?

Hey SAVANTS! In today’s episode of my “JAMB Doctor Series” 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
Correction Type🙋‍♂️University, Polytechnics or Colleges of Education
Portal🌐JAMB Efacility
Time For Change To Effect⏲️2 to 3 days
Deadline⌛No deadline
JAMB Change of Institution knowledge Graph

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.?

We were 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 change of Institution/course is out and how he can process it…

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that is the reason for 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.

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

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What Is JAMB Change Of Institution?

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JAMB Change of Institution as the name implies, is a service offered by the Board (JAMB) to students who have interest in changing the preferred 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.

Read Also: Meaning of Admission In Progress & Not Admitted On JAMB CAPS

Is JAMB Change of Institution form Out?

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JAMB Change of Institution Start Date

Yes, JAMB change of Institution form for 2023 is currently out for sale

Therefore, students who wants to change their most preferred School to something else, can now do so

Meanwhile, change of Institution for 2022 JAMB Downward is still on, so if you want to change your institution (University, Polytechnic or College of Education) you can still do so.

When Will JAMB Change Of Institution Form Be Out?

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When Jamb Will Release change of course/institution form

Change of Institution on JAMB portal starts 2nd May, 2023.

This is because, JAMB change of institutio begins immediately JAMB results are released.

How Much Is JAMB Change Of Institution?

The official price for changing Institution in JAMB is NGN2,500

Requirements To Apply For JAMB Change of Institution?

Requirements Check List
Requirements Check List

Below are the requirements to apply for this;

  1. JAMB profile login details (email address and password)
  2. Two thousand Five Hundred Naira (NGN2,500)
  3. Suitable payment method (preferably your ATM card)
  4. Important information such as; Year of Exam and JAMB Registration Number
  5. Biometric

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

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

  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

  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

  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)

  4. Select Exam Year and Enter Registration Number

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    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)

  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

  6. Preview the Information and Confirm

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

    Click on “Confirm this Information

  7. Hit the “Pay Now Button”

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    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.

Once payment is completed, you will be asked to provide the following:

  • Year of Exam and
  • 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.

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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

No deadline to change institution on JAMB portal, once you have the requirements listed here you can proceed with your JAMB change of institution application.


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?

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 2023?

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 cannot process change of Institution in JAMB yourself using your Phone or personal computer.

Can I Do JAMB change of Institution in cyber Cafe?

No, you cannot apply for JAMB change of Institution/course at a cyber cafe, it must be done at an accredited JAMB center

In Summary

JAMB change of Institution is currently ongoing for students who sat for JAMB from 2023 downward, follow the guide here to get request for this change.

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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  1. Good day sir. I initially applied for nursing science but was transferred to medical laboratory science. I accepted it and did change of course but till now my school portal is still showing nursing as my department and status as not admitted , please is this a problem sir

  2. Please is the jamb change of institution still on because I tried to change it today and it’s only applicable to 2022 candidates downwards

  3. Hello sir, please I need guidance I want to purchase utme form from coou on getting there I was told to make it my first choice ,I paid them on getting to jamb approved center for final thumb I was told that the first school (oko polytechnic)is processing my admission.i have waited for a week now still no change and time is running out what should I do please

  4. Pls sir is change of institute still on for student who sat for jamb this year and i can’t find my waec result on jamb portal can I still upload it this month.


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