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JAMB Change of course and institution complete guide


This post will discuss how to do JAMB change of course or change of institution. It will be guide for those who want to change their course of study or institution after they have complete their registration/form. 

Why Change Course or Institution

There are couple of reasons why you might need to make a change on the initial course or institution you choose during JAMB registration. The chief among these reasons is when your JAMB score do not meet the requirement of your first choice of institution or course of study. Others can be when you applied for a particular course and you are offered admission to study a different course entirely. 

Which ever the case might be, the steps outlined here will help you make the changes.

How to complete JAMB Change of Course

The process of changing your course or institution is the same on JAMB portal. You are expected to make a payment of 2,500 Naira before you can necessitate any of such change.

Below is a simple guide to carry this out. There is no special skill required as the process is very simple and short.

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Step One: Login to your JAMB Portal

The first thing to do is to Visit the JAMB Login page and login to your JAMB dashboard using your email address and password. (Remember this is the email address and password you supplied during JAMB Registration).

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Step Two: Go to the JAMB Registration Category

For the next, click on the The Registration link to the left of your dashboard to reveal its content. See Image below

jamb change of institution

Step Three: Click on UTME Data Correction

Now, click on the option UTME Data correction. You will be directed to a new page where you can make your payment.

You can click on make payment now to generate an invoice for payment. This payment will be done on remita platform. 

Step Four: Make Your Payment

You can either make your payment directly using your credit card online using the guide on the link provided above or you print out the remita RRR (invoice) and proceed to bank for payment.

Step Five: Effect Your Corrections

Finally, once you are done making payment. You can now log in back to your dashboard to effect the change you want.

To do this,

  • Repeat steps one to three but this time you will not be asked to make any payment.
  • Select Change of institution/course in the options displayed (Note: You can also use this payment for other changes – data correction)
  • Select the Institution of choice for each categories. (if you are not changing the institution leave that section alone). Allow the page to load to effect this change. (Remember you can only change the 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice of institutions)
  • Next is, select the choice of course and ones this is done click on save changes.

That is all, you have successfully done your JAMB Change of Course or Change of Institution as it were.

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  1. I did change of institution, I can’t login for post utme. I need ur assistance for that sir, it has been three weeks now

  2. I did change of institution, is about two weeks my data have not shown on kadpoly portal and is delaying my registration. Pls I need urgent direction

    • Pre-ND is not done on JAMB website. You can apply to the school of your choice. Simply visit the website of the school you intend studying and get the necessary info.
      For guidance, you can chat us up at 08155155158(WhatsApp)

  3. I want to do change of course and institution but it is the second choice institution that I want to change. However, the institution I want to change to “Nigeria Maritime University, Warri Delta State” calls on those who put it as their first choice for its PUTME exam. 08063843408

    • To be sincere with you, any school you desire to study should be placed as first choice. That is only how you can be considered.

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