If you are looking forward to doing your Jamb change of course and institutions for 2020, this article will guide you through the process.
The jamb change of course and institutions for 2020 candidate is out.
However, Jamb will open the portal for the candidate to change their course or institution of choice before and after the UTME.
In addition to that
You are instructed NOT to submit an application to universities in which post-UTME has already been conducted.
Moreover, the 2019 candidates of JAMB can still change their course and institution to their preferred ones.
Besides, 2020 Jamb registered candidate can as well change course before UTME.
What this means is that, if you want to do a jamb change of course and institution right now, it is still possible.
What you need to do in order to achieve this is to visit the nearest accredited Jamb center.
You can choose to visit the place you did your 2020 Jamb registration.
However, let me still inform you about most of the necessary requirements, guide and how to do that.
What are the things I can Change on Jamb Portal?
You are not the only person that has to think of this, but let me inform you of what you will be able to change in your jamb portal.
Here are the things you can change on the Jamb portal after registration and after the UTME.
- Correction of your Names
- Reupload of a new passport
- Correction of gender
- UTME subject combination
- Change of Local Government or State of Origin
- Change of course
- Choice of Institution
Please note that you are only authorized to change this information/data once.
However, you can change your course or institution more than once but with separate payment.
What is the cost of a Jamb Change of Course and Institutions?
The Jamb change of course and institution will cost you N2,500 (two thousand five hundred Naira only).
Do note that this N2,500 (two thousand five hundred Naira only) those not includes bank charges and processing fee which are to be charged by the accredited Jamb CBT center.
However, this is also the cost to correct your Names, Date of Birth, Gender, State/LGA of Origin, etc.
What are the reasons?
There are many reasons for you to do this but here are the few reasons we can tell you right now.
- Low Jamb score
If you score below the cut-off marks required by your preferred institution.
It is advisable to change your first choice from university to polytechnic or college of education.
in order words, this will give you a better chance of admission based on your cut-off marks.
Note: check your institution cut-off marks before going about changing your course and institution.
- Poor WAEC or NECO result
This is another major reason why many Jamb candidates will want to change their course or institution.
For instance, you registered for Jamb 2020 while you were still preparing for your 2020 WAEC or NECO.
The result was released after the jamb result has already been released, but you discover that you fail one of your major subjects.
However, this is one of the very important reasons you should change your jamb course to another one that matches your subjects.
Now let take a look at how you can change your course and institution in the jamb portal.
What are the procedures for the Jamb Change of Course and Institutions?
Here are the procedures for jamb change of course and institutions for 2020:
- Visit any Jamb CBT center to generate e-pin (or you can do this yourself here)
- Walk to any commercial bank in the nation and pay your N2,500 (two thousand five hundred Naira only).
- You will be issued a slip form the teller.
- Go to the JAMB portal at http://www.jamb.org.ng/efacility/.
- Type in your Email and Password to the space provided.
- Click on Login to access your portal.
- On arrival to your portal, click on registration shown on the left-side widget of the website.
- Proceed to change your course or institution.
Note: You are advised to change your courses or institutions at the Jamb accredited centers only.
Doing so will help you from paying higher than what is supposed to be the charge.
When Will Jamb change of course and Institution be closed?
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has not yet announced the change of course and institution closing date.
However, when the date has been announcing, we will do update it on this page.
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We wish you all the best luck in your achievement.