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How to Check and Confirm Admission Status on JAMB CAPS

Are you an aspiring university student in Nigeria eagerly awaiting news of your admission status? The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Central Admission Processing System (CAPS) is your go-to platform for checking and confirming your admission status. In this step-by-step guide, we’ll walk you through the process to ensure you can easily access the information you’ve been waiting for.

Step 1: Visit the JAMB E-Facility Portal

The first step is to access the JAMB E-facility portal. You can do this by visiting the official JAMB portal at https://efacility.jamb.gov.ng/. Make sure you have a stable internet connection to avoid interruptions during the process.

Step 2: Log into Your JAMB Profile

To access your admission status, you’ll need to log into your JAMB profile. Use your JAMB email address and password to sign in. If you’ve forgotten your password, you can reset it through the portal by clicking on the “here” button in the forgot password section of the page.

Step 3: Locate ‘Check Admission Status’ Tab

Once you’ve successfully logged in, you’ll be presented with various tabs. Scroll through these tabs until you find the ‘Check Admission Status’ tab. Click on it to proceed. This will take you to the next page where you will see the CAPS button.

Step 4: Confirm Your Examination Year and Registration Number

Before you can check your admission status, you’ll need to confirm your examination year and registration number. Ensure that these details are accurate to avoid any errors.

Step 5: Set the Page to Desktop Mode (if using a mobile phone)

If you are accessing the CAPS portal from a mobile device, it’s advisable to switch to “desktop mode” or “full site” mode. This will ensure that you have a better viewing experience and all features are accessible.

Step 6: Access JAMB CAPS

After confirming your examination year and registration number, click on ‘Access my CAPS.’ This will take you to the CAPS page, where you can view your admission status.

Step 7: Check Your Admission Status

On the CAPS page, you will see various tabs and options related to your admission on the left side. Look for the “Admission Status” tab. Click on it to view your admission status. If you have been offered admission, you will see the details of the institution and course you have been admitted to. Then you are to accept or reject the admission for confirmation.

Congratulations if you see a positive admission status! You can proceed with the necessary steps for acceptance and registration. If your status is not yet available or shows “not admitted,” don’t lose hope; there may still be chances for further admissions or supplementary lists.

Three JAMB Admission Status and Their Meaning

When you log into the JAMB CAPS portal to check your admission status, you may come across different status messages. Here are three common admission statuses and what they mean:

  1. Not Admitted:

Meaning: If your admission status shows “Not Admitted,” it means that as of the moment you checked, you have not been offered admission to any institution through JAMB CAPS. This could be due to various reasons, such as the institution’s admission quota being filled or your score not meeting the required cutoff or the admission list has not been released yet.

What to Do: Don’t be disheartened. Continue to check the portal regularly, as admission lists are often updated. You may still have a chance in subsequent admission lists or supplementary admission exercises – double check if your O’level has been uploaded to JAMB CAPS. Additionally, consider other alternatives, such as applying for a different course or institution.

  1. Admission in Progress:

Meaning: If your status reads “Admission in Progress,” it signifies that your application is being considered by the institution you applied to, your name has been sent to JAMB and their is a 99% chance of gaining admission, although no final decision has been made yet.

What to Do: Be patient and keep monitoring your status, it may take some time to complete. Continue to focus on other aspects of your preparation for university, such as gathering necessary documents and funds – no need to panic.

  1. Congratulations you have been offered admission

Meaning: If you see “Congratulations” as your admission status, it’s great news! This means you have been offered admission to the institution and course of your choice through JAMB CAPS.

What to Do: Celebrate your achievement, but don’t forget that there are still steps to take to secure your admission fully – in some cases, you may need to check the school portal too nd accept your admission there. Follow the instructions on the CAPS portal to accept the offer and proceed with registration and payment of any necessary fees. Ensure you meet all deadlines to secure your place.

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on JAMB CAPS Admission Status

Q1: Can I check my admission status on JAMB CAPS without logging into my JAMB profile with email?
A1: Yes, this is possible via CBT centre, they can ccess your CAPS using registration number or profile code only.

Q2: What should I do if my admission status is not yet available?
A2: If your admission status is not available, keep checking the portal regularly, as admissions may be updated over time. Additionally, you can contact your chosen institution for more information.

Q3: How do I accept my admission offer on JAMB CAPS?
A3: If you receive an admission offer, you will have the option to either accept or reject it on the CAPS portal. Follow the provided instructions to accept the offer.

Q4: Can I use my phone to check my admission status on JAMB CAPS?
A4: Yes, you can use a mobile phone, but it’s recommended to switch to “desktop mode” for a better experience.

Q5: What should I do after confirming my admission status?
A5: After confirming your admission status next is to print your JAMB Admission letter, we can assist with this, then follow the instructions provided by your institution for the next steps, including registration and payment of acceptance fees.

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Now that you know how to check and confirm your admission status on JAMB CAPS, be sure to stay informed and take the necessary steps towards your higher education journey. Best of luck with your academic endeavors! Do check out our websites for articles related to student life.

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A. A. Badmus

A. A. Badmus is a seasoned Educational Consultant that assist students in processing admission into schools in India and Nigeria. Currently studying Nursing at OAU Ile-Ife and passionate about serving accurate and timely information to admission seekers as well as students at large. I write about Education, Tech and Health.

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