JAMB Change Of Institution/Course 2018 Closing Date

To all those who have been asking us questions regarding the JAMB Change of Institution 2018 Closing Date, JAMB change of institution usually begins after the release of the JAMB Results for the UTME and continues till your current and new choice of Institution concludes their Post UTME screening.

In this publication, we would cover all questions related to:

1. What is JAMB Change of Institution/Course

2. Why Should We Change Institution/Course

3. When Can we change institution/Course

4. How much is the JAMB change of Institution/Course Form

5. What can we change with JAMB Change of Institution/Course Form

6. Who Can do JAMB change of Institution/Course

7. How to submit JAMB Change of Institution/Course form

8. Advantages of JAMB Change of Institution/Course Form

9. When is JAMB change of Institution 2018 Closing date?

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1. What Is JAMB Change of Institution/Course?

The JAMB change of institution/Course is a portal created for applicants for admission at the Nigerian tertiary institutions to make changes go the choices they made during their application, before their examination. These changes might be mediated by the outcome of their JAMB UTME examination.

2. Why Should We Change Institution/Course

Different candidates have different reasons for wanting to obtain a JAMB change of Institution/Course form.

  1. For some persons, they made a wrong selection of Polytechnic, University or College of Education during their application which they didn’t notice until they reprinted their slip.
  • For majority of others, they scored too poor for their institution or courses of choice and would find it difficult to secure admission into these premier institutions (e.g: UNN, UNILAG, UI, OAU, UNIBEN, UNILORIN,ABU, etc) or courses (e.g: Medicine, Pharmacy, Law, Engineering, etc) if they are to go ahead with their current selections, and hence, the only path to salvation is to obtain the form before the JAMB change of Institution form closing date.
  • For a minority of others, they were too scared during their application and they selected less prestigious courses or institutions and after the release of the JAMB UTME results, they discovered they scored high and they chose to pursue their dreams by obtaining the form before the JAMB change of Institution closing date.

Talking about admission, You should check out: How Different Institutions conduct their post UTME here

Regardless of the reasons, candidates always believe that the only way out is to change their courses or institution before the JAMB change of Institution closing date to make it this year.

3. When Can we change institution/Course

The JAMB change of institution form is usually released after the release of the jamb UTME results for that particular year, to enable candidates who did not meet the cut off for their respective courses/institution to change their course/Institution.

4. How much is the JAMB change of Institution/Course

Currently, the JAMB change of course/institution pin is sold at N2,500 (exclusive of cyber cafe or CBT centre charges.

5. What can we change with JAMB Change of Institution/Course Form

Most persons would be deceived by the name “JAMB change of Institution/Course forms” to think its only used to correct courses/institution but that’s far from the fact.
The form is not only meant for the It correction of institution/course. Other application details that was wrongly submitted can be corrected, such as:

  • Name correction
  • Correction of Gender
  • Correction of Date of birth
  • LGA/State of Origin correction

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6. Who Can do JAMB change of Institution/Course

It should be noted that currently, only authorized and registered CBT centres are permitted to do the JAMB change of course/institution. These are the same centres where you registered your JAMB UTME exam.

In the past, anyone, using a cyber cafe or an internet connected Computer could do the correction by themselves.

7. How to submit JAMB Change of Institution/Course form

This information is for the authorized centres only.

To carry out the correction, you have to:

Step 1: Go to Jamb.org.ng and login with your username and password(Create an account on the site if you don’t have one already)
Step 2: Click on Application for Data Correction.
Step 3: A new page will open, click on Change of course/ Institution.
Step 4: Generate a Remita transaction ID for online payment.
Step 5: Use your ATM to make the payment and return to the jamb portal after successful payment.
Step 6: Relogin into the jamb portal if you were logged out then proceed to the change of institution/ course section as stated in step 3.
Step 7: The form will appear for you to edit your information. Select the particular details you wish to correct like:

Institution/course

correction of Names

Date of Birth correction

Correction of State/LGA correction or

correction of Gender.

and replace it with your new choice.

Step 8: Review all fields to make sure is properly filled and click on submit.
Step 9: Reprint your slip after a successful submission

8. Advantages of JAMB Change of Institution/Course Form

There are several advantages to doing the correction before the JAMB change of institution closing date, but the major advantage is to increase your chances of admission at your choice institution.

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9. What is JAMB Change of Institution 2018 Closing Date?

Like other years, the JAMB change of institution usually begins after the release of the JAMB Results for the UTME and continues till your current and new choice of Institution concludes their Post UTME screening and as such, 2018 wouldn’t be any different. To put it simply, there is no fixed closing date for JAMB change of institution and course. The correction process remains open until your selected institutions start their Post UTME screening examination.

Finally, We hope this post has been a great guide on JAMB change of Institution 2018 closing date for all applicants seeking admission for the 2018 and future academic years and have answered all your questions such as:

How do I change my institution?
Is change of change of institution form out?
How much is change of institution form?
Is change of course form out?
When is Change of Institution Form Closing?

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