JAMB Change of Institution with JAMB logo on hD  background.

The 2024 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) exams recently ended and candidates can now check their UTME results. Many students would be looking to undergo change of institution and course largely due to reasons such as low scores in the last JAMB exercise and falling short of their preferred institution’s JAMB cut-off mark. Unlike previous years, change of institution applications can no longer be submitted online by candidates. This article will guide you through the process, which requires visiting a JAMB CBT centre.

Research your new options

Before initiating a JAMB change of institution 2024, it’s important to conduct research. Explore the websites of universities and polytechnics you’re interested in. Carefully consider factors like:

  • Admission Requirements: Ensure your UTME score meets the minimum cut-off mark for your desired course at the new institution.
  • Course Availability: Check if your preferred course is offered, as some institutions may have limited spaces or not even offer your course of choice.
  • Program Reputation: Research the program’s reputation, if it’s accredited in that institution, and maybe the career prospects associated with the degree.

Initiating the JAMB Change of Institution 2024 process

Once you’ve identified suitable institutions, visit a JAMB CBT centre to proceed with the JAMB change of institution 2024 process. Here’s what to expect:

1. Locate a JAMB CBT Centre

Find an accredited JAMB CBT centre closest to you—it doesn’t have to be the one you wrote your exam. You can likely search for a centre on the JAMB website (https://efacility.jamb.gov.ng/login).

2. Know the cost

The entire process for JAMB change of institution 2024 will cost you ₦2,500 at the centre. This will be charged by the CBT centre.

3. Provide Required Information

Present your JAMB registration number and any other necessary documents requested by the CBT centre staff. You may go along with your examination printout just in case you need information on it.

4. Complete the Form

 With the help of the CBT centre staff, if needed, fill out the form carefully, indicating your preferred new institutions and courses (up to two options).

5. Submit and Verify

Submit the completed form and ensure all details are correct before finalising the process.

Important considerations on JAMB Change of Institution 2024 

  • Deadline: Be mindful of the deadline for JAMB change of institution 2024 in line with your preferred institution’s admission timelines. So act swiftly and smartly. 
  • Multiple changes: You can apply for a JAMB change of institution 2024 up to two times. However, ensure you have a strong reason for each change.
  • JAMB CAPS monitoring: After submitting your application at the CBT centre, monitor the JAMB CAPS portal (https://efacility.jamb.gov.ng/login) regularly. Institutions use CAPS to accept or reject admission if you are eventually granted one.

Final thoughts on JAMB Change of Institution 2024 

These vital points will help you chart the course of changing your choice of institution with the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board in 2024 and save you any hassle. It’s important you conduct proper research and make a well-informed decision to increase your chances of securing admission to your desired institution.

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