How to Change Course, Institution, and Correct Data in JAMB

How to Change Course, Institution, and Correct Data in JAMB

JAMB Change of Course, Institution, and Correction of Data: How It Works

The release of the 2024 JAMB results brings about mixed feelings for many students, with a reported 76% scoring below 200. In such times, it’s common for students to consider changing their first-choice institutions to ones with less stringent admission requirements. Whether it’s aiming for less strict universities or aiming higher after surprising results, the process of changing institutions is essential. In this article, we’ll discuss how to do a JAMB change of institution, the required documents, and associated costs.

Requirements for JAMB Change of Institution Online

Before initiating the process, ensure you have the following:

  • Your JAMB profile: Remember your registered email and password.
  • JAMB Registration Number: An 11-digit number and alphabet assigned to you after registration.
  • Phone Number registered to JAMB: Keep the SIM card used for registration.
  • JAMB Profile code: A unique 10-digit number assigned during JAMB UTME registration.

Cost of JAMB Change of Course and Institution

The fee for a change of institution form is 2,500 Naira, with an additional 1,000 Naira service fee, totaling 3,500 Naira. Note that these costs may vary.

How to Do JAMB Change Of Institution On Your Phone

Follow these steps:

  1. Log into your JAMB Profile using your email and password.
  2. Choose “Correction of Data” and select “Course/Institution” and your exam year.
  3. Enter your JAMB registration number and click “Search Details.”
  4. Choose a payment option like Remita and input your card details. After payment, preview your info and confirm.
  5. Complete payment on Remita. Once done, you’ll receive a transaction ID.
  6. Provide your Year of Exam and JAMB Registration Number.
  7. Choose your preferred course/institution and second choice, then submit.
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How to Do JAMB Change of Institution at CBT Centres

Here’s how:

  1. Visit a JAMB CBT Centre and obtain the Change of Institution Form for 2,500 Naira, plus a 1,000 Naira service fee.
  2. Bring your JAMB profile code and fill out the form with corrected details for your first, second, third, and fourth choice of institutions.
  3. Double-check all information before submitting.
  4. Thumbprint the form using the fingerprint reader.
  5. Confirm accuracy and collect your printout showing the updated Course/Institution details.

How To Reprint JAMB Change of Institution Slip

Log into your JAMB profile, navigate to the “Registration” section, and select “UTME Data Correction.” Find the “Re-print Change of Course Slip” icon and click to complete the process.

JAMB’s Change of Institution provides students with the opportunity to make more informed decisions regarding their preferred universities. It ensures flexibility and improves chances of admission. Whether you’re aiming for less strict institutions or setting your sights higher, this process allows you to navigate your academic journey effectively.