Jamb Caps Portal: How to accept or reject admission

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How to accept or reject admission in Jamb Caps Portal?

If you are one of those persons that wrote this years  utme exams and you have been offered admission I recommend that you proceed to Jamb Portal to indicate your acceptance and rejection of the admission to facilitate the processing of your admission. The portal is meant for both direct entry student and student via Waec, Gce or Neco.

Also, have you been asking these questions lately, how do I check my Admission Status on JAMB CAPS? What are the steps to Accept or Reject Jamb Admission Status for 2019? Has Jamb started giving Admission this year? These questions will be answered if you further read this post.

Accepting or Rejecting your admission status involves you logging in to Jamb caps portal with your Jamb email and password.

The management of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has activated the Central Admission Processing System (CAPS) portal where UTME and Direct Entry candidates can accept or reject their admission offer.

JAMB CAPS Stands for Jamb Central Admission Processing System. Jamb has not started giving admission on caps. You will know if you are offered admission or not by checking your name on the Jamb Website. The Jamb Official website is Jamb.org.ng.

Jamb caps menu

As part of JAMB new admission policy, all admission would be done online through the Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS), consequently, all candidates seeking admission into Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges of Education and Other tertiary institutions in Nigeria for the 2019/2020 Academic Session are advised to visit the JAMB CAPS portal to check their admission status and also indicate the acceptance or rejection of their admission.

Some institutions may not publish the list of candidates admitted into their various programmes on their own portal or notice board. So, admission seekers are advised to continually check JAMB CAPS to track their admission status.

For information about Jamb caps portal click here

PLEASE NOTE : Once you accept the admission, your admission quest is over as you will no longer be available for other schools’ admission consideration. On the other hand, if you reject the admission, you become available to other schools who have free admission slots for admission consideration.

Steps to follow when accepting or rejecting admission on the Jamb Caps Portal while using your Personal Computer.

The following are guidelines that will help you on how to accept admission when you login to Jamb Caps Portal:

  1. Go to JAMB E-facility portal click here.
  2. Supply your Email Address and Password in the required columns and then login.
  3. Then locate and click on ‘Check 2019/2020 UTME/DE Admission Status on CAPS‘.
  4. Select ‘Admission Status‘ on the left panel.
  5. Locate and click on the ‘Search‘ button in front of your JAMB Registration Number to load your profile.
  6. You can now accept/reject your admission offer under ‘Admission Profile’.

How to accept or reject Admission using your mobile Phone?

Notice: If you are using a phone, you may not see the option to check your Admission Status on CAPS. Most phone users may only see the welcome message. The caps page shows only “welcome” because it requires you to use desktop mode to view the complete page. This is why the chrome browser is recommended if you are using a phone. All you need to do is go to Chrome option and choose request desktop site for the complete page to display as explained below:

  1. Go to Click here
  2. Login with your registered Email and Password.
  3. Locate and click on ‘Check 2019/2020 UTME/DE Admission Status on CAPS‘.
  4. Select the three doted line at the top right-corner of your browser ( i.e. ) and then tick ‘Desktop site‘. (you can click on the image for better view)
  5. Select ‘Admission Status‘ on the left panel.
  6. Locate and click on the ‘Search‘ button in front of your JAMB Registration Number to load your profile.
  7. You can now accept/reject your admission offer under ‘Admission Profile’.

NB: Acceptance/rejection of admission offer is free!

Candidates who have been offered admission on JAMB CAPS are to equally print their admission letter after accepting the admission, as they will likely need this during clearance and registration in the school that they have been admitted.

Information for those who are yet to be admitted via Jamb Caps Portal:

  • Candidates who have not been offered admission should closely monitor their admission through JAMB CAPS.
  • Candidates who used “awaiting result” during their registration are to upload their O’Level result on JAMB portal so that their institution of choice will be able to process their admission. 

What if I really do want to check my Jamb admission status on Jamb portal and I do not have a system coupled with my phone does not have Google Chrome?

yeah you could simply follow these steps:

  1. When you get to the welcome page, click on the URL in the address bar.
  2. Check the URL address properly and look for default.aspx
  3. Clear the default and change it to candidateadmission
  4. Hence, you will have default.aspx replaced by candidateadmission.aspx
  5. Click on the Enter button and the page will reload with your admission status displayed
  6. Click on the check admission status beside your registration number to check your admission status

Have been given admission and i clicked accept is there any problem?

know that if you mistakenly or consciously clicked on “accept admission” in your Jamb Caps Portal there is no issue with that at all but if you unconsciously clicked on “reject admission” when you have been given then I would be disappointed to tell you that your admission has been forfeited by you

How to check your admission status in Jamb Caps for 2019/2020

Consider checking information about Jamb Caps Portal by clicking here if not then proceed with reading how to check your admission status in jamb Caps Portal below:

  1. Be sure you are connected to the internet via wifi or any other means
  2. Open any browser application could be Operamini, mozila Firefox, google Chrome (I recommend Chrome).
  3. Visit the Jamb CAPS admission checking portal by clicking here
  4. Log in with your Jamb Profile email and password
  5. Scroll down to check CAPS UTME/DE Admission Status.
  6. Click on UTME/DE Admission button to Check Your 2019 status of admission.
  7. Your details including Jamb score, institution, date of birth, etc will appear when you have successfully logged in to Jamb caps portal.
  8. If you are offered admission and you like the school then click on accept admission.
  9. If you have not been offered admission then keep checking back.
  10. Once you accept your admission status, your admission door is closed for that year.
  11. If you are checking with your phone and see welcome while you click on CAPS, Just use the desktop version to see the menu and then click on check admission status (Click on the three dots on Google Chrome Browser and scroll down to see desktop site).
  12. Proceed to print out your Jamb admission letter

Have you heard of "market Place" for Jamb Caps Admission?

 Jamb caps marketplace is where you are been made marketable by Jamb. Jamb advertises your Score to Various institutions. The schools now decide whether to admit you or not. This now results in you gaining admission into a school you didn’t apply.

Most time, Jamb Market place is as a result of you not meeting the requirements of the school you applied to (Low Jamb and Post Utme Score). So long admission is still in progress, there is a high chance that you will gain admission.

Now, do you know that you can gain admission into a University or Polytechnic that you did not fill in Jamb? This is what Jamb caps marketplace consideration is all about. Jamb checks your score and shares with other Universities these Universities now luckily considers you for admission.

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