All You Need to Know About the JAMB Change of Course, Change of Institution, and Correction of Data

How much is the price of JAMB? Change of Course, Change of Institution, and Correction of Data 2024–2025

In one of our previous publications, we shared the 2024 JAMB Change of Course/Institution Procedure, which provided the details to get the change(s) done without any ado involved.

This page was created to give the actual amount you paid on the JAMB portal to carry out any change.

The change of course or institution is N2,500 (two thousand five hundred naira only). Payment can be done online using your cards; simply login to your Jamb profile and follow the procedure outlined here.

How to correct any mistakes on Jamb’s profile

Below is the step-by-step guide to correcting any mistakes on the JAMB profile:

    • Begin your mistake correction process by visiting the Jamb portal at efacility.jamb.gov.ng/.
    • Provide your registered email address and password in their respective spaces to continue. Meanwhile, create a new account if you don’t have one.
    • Select “Application for Correction of Data” on the left side of the screen. A drop-down menu containing all your data options will appear.
    • Click on the erroneous detail you intend to change. For instance, click “date of birth” if your age wasn’t registered accurately.
    • Select the examination year and your registration number in the appropriate space.
    • Click on the “search details” link to proceed to the next stage.
    • The page will redirect you to the “Payment Choice Dashboard,” where you will choose your preferred payment mode.
    • Click on the “Pay with Remita” button because paying with Remita is straightforward.
    • The next page will display your profile and the data you want to change. It will also show the amount it will cost to complete the process.
    • Click on the “Confirm this Information” button after reading and confirming that the information is accurate.
    • Click on the “pay now” button to continue.
    • Provide your card details to complete the transaction.
    • The JAMB portal will automatically send you an SMS and email containing your transaction identification.
    • Print the original transaction identification and have at least two photocopies for future purposes.
    • Click “Continue” after finalizing the payment. Your browser will return to the JAMB portal after your account has been debited.
    • Reselect your examination year and provide your JAMB registration number.
    • The affected data will appear on your screen. You can now correct the mistakes.
    • Correct the affected data before clicking the “submit” link.
    • Print out the Indemnity Form, which will appear on the next page.
    • Fill out the form with accurate data and submit it to your institution for approval.
    • Your school will approve the form before forwarding it to the state’s JAMB office.
    • You will receive notification from JAMB regarding the latest developments.
    • JAMB will activate the new changes after approving the indemnity form.

Repeat the following steps whenever there are reasons to correct any mistakes on the JAMB profile:.

Alternatively, you can visit any nearby Jamb office to help you with all the procedures. We will discuss more about this aspect later in the article.

Is JAMB Correction of Data On?

Yes, jamb correction of data is on at the time of this publication. The exam-governing body has opened its portal for all registered UTM students to correct any mistakes. You can correct your name, date of birth, gender, state, and local government area.

Though the portal is accessible to all, you can’t complete the process by yourself. You must give the indemnity form to your institution for approval before forwarding it to the Jamb office for the final step.

How Much Is the JAMB Correction of Data?

The JAMB executives and top-ranked officials declared ₦3500 as the cost of correcting any mistake on your Jamb profile.

This means you need ₦3500 to correct your data on Jamb profile, and it will be deducted from your account during the payment stage.

Requirements for JAMB Correction of Data

The requirements for jamb correction of data include your registered email address and password, registered phone number, jamb registration number, jamb profile code, and service charge (₦3500).

How to Do JAMB Correction of Data

As promised earlier, here is an alternative way to correct your JAMB data without visiting the portal yourself.

Unfortunately, it might be more expensive than the initial method because the JAMB official could hike the service charge for personal gain.

Having said that, follow the steps below to do jamb correction of data using this method:

  • Visit a nearby jamb office.
  • Tell the officials you want to correct your data.
  • Collect the change in data form.
  • Pay for the form.
  • Fill out the form with accurate details.
  • Submit the form.
  • Complete the thumbprinting process.
  • Exercise patience while the official completes the subsequent stages on the JAMB CAPS Portal.
  • Collect your jamb correction of the data printout. The printout will reflect on your Jamb profile after a few hours.

JAMB Correction of Data Closing Date

The few weeks to post UTME exams are the closing dates for the jamb correction of data. We advise you to beat the deadline to avoid issues when processing your admission.

Can a JAMB change of course be done twice?

Yes, you can change your course on two different occasions. This means you can complete the jamb change, of course, twice if you can shoulder the financial implications.

Can I change my UTME subjects?

No, you can’t change UTME subjects. The only viable or related option involves changing your course to the one that matches the UTM subject combination. Unfortunately, you need ₦3500 to switch from one course to another.

JAMB Date of Birth Correction (DOB)

You can change or correct your jamb date of birth before and after the UTME examination.

However, you must provide important documents like your birth certificate and NIN to complete the correction exercise.

Meanwhile, the date of birth on your birth certificate and NIN must be the same before you can change the one on your Jamb profile.

How to Change the Date of Birth On The JAMB Portal

  • Visit a nearby jamb office.
  • Tell the officials you want to correct your data.
  • Collect the JAMB Date of Birth Correction Form.
  • Pay for the form.
  • Fill out the form with accurate details.
  • Submit the form.
  • Complete the thumbprinting process.
  • Exercise patience while the official completes the subsequent stages through the JAMB CAPS PORTAL.
  • Collect your jamb correction of the data printout. The correction will reflect on your Jamb profile after a few hours.

JAMB name correction

You can change your name on your JAMB profile through two methods, including SMS and the Jamb Portal.

How to Correct Names on the JAMB Portal

Follow the steps we discussed on how to correct any mistakes above. However, select “Name” from the drop-down menu before proceeding with the remaining steps.

How to Correct the JAMB Name Via SMS

    • Open your phone message app.
    • Type your surname, middle name, and last name in the following format: James, Italoye, Sunday.
    • Send it to 55019 or 66019 to complete the process.
    • JAMB will notify you of the latest change via email or text message.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. How long will it take JAMB change of institution to reflect?

24 hours or more.

2. How to know if your change of institution was successful?

1. Login with your JAMB Profile using your username and password.

2. Click on “Check Admission Status.”

3. Choose “JAMB CAPS.”

4. Click on the “MY CHOICES” tab to see if your institution change is updated there.

3. How many times can I change an Institution?

Twice

4. How much is the change of institution?

The total price for JAMB change of institution is 3500. If you are going through the remita channel, there is going to be extra charges.

5. Can Cyber Cafe do a change of institution?

No. Change of Institution is done at JAMB office or JAMB CBT Centre.

6. Can I change my school after seeing my JAMB result?

This allows candidates to apply for a change of course or Institution immediately after the release of results.

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