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

Hey 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 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.

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A. Required Subjects To Write In Post UTME

B. Universities That Do Not Write Post UTME 2021/2022

C. Difference Between JAMB And Post UTME

D. How Schools Conduct Post UTME For admission

E. How To Answer Post UTME Aptitude Test Questions

F. How To Gain Admission With Low JAMB Score (120 to 170)

G. JAMB Caps Login: How To Login & Check Admission Status

H. WAEC Result Checker: How To Check Waec Result Online

I. How To Change JAMB Email Address For JAMB Profile

J. JAMB Subject Combination For All Courses (Science, Art & Social Science)

Is JAMB Change of Institution form Out?


JAMB Change of Institution for 2023/2024 will start after JAMB UTME exam is conducted

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?

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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 Is JAMB Change Of Institution?

Cost for JAMB change of institution is NGN2,500.

This may come with some extra charges from remita or whatever payment gateway you choose to use when paying your self, but if you go to a CBT Center or cyber CAFE to get it done, you will pay a service fee of NGN1,000

Making the total cost NGN3,500.

Requirements To Apply For JAMB change of Institution?

Requirements Check List
Requirements Check List

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

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 or charges from CBT centers the amount is a bit higher
3.Suitable payment method (preferably your ATM card)
4.Important information such as; Year of Exam and JAMB Registration Number
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

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 @, 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:

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 this year JAMB.

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 @, 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

YES, you can process change of Institution in JAMB yourself using your Phone or personal computer.

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

YES, the board has continued self-service for JAMB change of Institution.

Can I Do JAMB change of Institution in cyber Cafe?

YES, you can apply for JAMB change of Institution/course at a cyber cafe.

In Conclusion

JAMB change of Institution is currently on for students who sat for JAMB from 2022 downward, the portal for 2023/2024 UTME will be live after the exam.

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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Hey there! I'm Gabriel, a student advocate and the Brain behind this blog, (DrugSavant). Feel free to contact me using any of the Contact options HERE.

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1 month ago

Please is the password required my Email’s password?

1 month ago
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Yes sir

4 months ago

Please sir…I need your immediate response.
I applied for medicine in UNN and I did a change of course to pharmacy recently, but it hasn’t yet reflected, and my post utme exam registration is out and I can’t register yet due to not seeing the reflection yet…I don’t want to miss my admission, what should I do?

5 months ago

Can a university allow you use your 2021 Utme result to apply for their 2022 post utme after change of institution?

5 months ago

What if the institution you want to change to has stopped selling forms for post utme?

6 months ago

Good day,Pls can one still change couse and institution after changing course twice and institution once.
Making it d third time for course and d second time for institution.

6 months ago
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Aminu S. H
Aminu S. H
6 months ago

Good evening, please how many time can a candidate change institutions?

6 months ago

Is the form still on?

Okpara Goodness
Okpara Goodness
6 months ago

Please, must I do to a CBT center for a change of institution? I’m a 2022 candidate.

Okpara Goodness
Okpara Goodness
6 months ago
Reply to  DrugSavant

Thank you. But, can I pay with my phone?