JAMB Change of Course 2025/2026 Form, Fee, Deadline & Guideline

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JAMB Change of Course 2025/2026 Form, Fee, Deadline & Guideline: Are you one of the candidates who participated in the 2025 JAMB UTME and want to change your course or institution? If yes, then this post is for you. In this post, I will show you how to do JAMB change of course and institution yourself on the JAMB portal without going to any cyber cafe or accredited centre. You will also learn the reasons why you may need to do JAMB change of course and institution, the deadline for the process, and the frequently asked questions about it.

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What is JAMB Change of Course and Institution?

JAMB change of course and institution is a service offered by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to allow candidates who are not satisfied with their choice of course or institution to make changes on their JAMB profile. This service is available on the JAMB portal and can be done by the candidates themselves using their mobile phone or laptop.

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Why Do You Need to Do JAMB Change of Course and Institution?

There are many reasons why you may need to do JAMB change of course and institution. Some of them are:

  • You scored lower than the cut-off mark of your preferred course or institution and want to switch to a less competitive one.
  • You made a mistake in your choice of course or institution during JAMB registration and want to correct it.
  • You changed your mind about your choice of course or institution and want to pursue a different career path.
  • You want to apply for a course or institution that was not available during JAMB registration.
  • You want to increase your chances of admission by applying for a course or institution that has a lower number of applicants.

How to Do JAMB Change of Course and Institution Yourself 2025/2026

To do JAMB change of course and institution yourself, you need to follow these simple steps:

  1. Visit the JAMB portal at portal.jamb.gov.ng.
  2. Log in with your email address and password.
  3. On the dashboard, click on “Correction of Data”.
  4. Select “Course/Institution” from the menu.
  5. A transaction ID will be generated for you. Note it down and click on “Continue”.
  6. Make a payment of N3,500 using your card or other payment channels.
  7. After payment, you will be asked to provide your year of exam and JAMB registration number.
  8. After entering the information correctly, new options for preferred course and institution will appear. Choose the ones you want and click on “Submit”.
  9. JAMB will process your application and if approved, your details will be changed as requested.
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Deadline for JAMB Change of Course and Institution 2025/2026

The deadline for JAMB change of course and institution is not fixed. It depends on the closing date of the admission process of each institution. However, it is advisable to do it as early as possible to avoid missing out on any admission opportunity. You can check the admission status of your preferred institution on the JAMB portal or the institution’s website.

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Conclusion

JAMB change of course and institution is a useful service that can help you secure admission into your desired course or institution. However, you need to be careful and make informed decisions before you proceed. You also need to do it yourself on the JAMB portal and avoid paying any third party to do it for you. I hope this post has answered all your questions on JAMB change of course and institution. If you have any more questions, feel free to drop them in the comment section below. Thank you for reading and good luck with your admission.

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FAQs

Here are some of the frequently asked questions on JAMB change of course and institution and their answers:

Can I change my course or institution more than once?

No, you can only change your course or institution once. So, make sure you are certain of your choice before you proceed.

Can I change to any course or institution I want?

No, you can only change to a course or institution that is relative to your UTME subject combination. You can check the JAMB brochure to see the requirements for each course or institution.

How long does it take for JAMB to approve my change of course or institution?

It depends on the workload of JAMB. However, it usually takes a few days or weeks for JAMB to approve your change of course or institution.

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How can I check if my change of course or institution has been approved?

You can check if your change of course or institution has been approved by logging into your JAMB profile and clicking on “Check Admission Status”. You can also print out your JAMB result slip or admission letter to see your updated details.

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