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JAMB Gave Me Admission But School Has Not: Why?

This is a twin post to my recent one, “Admission is Given on School Portal But Not on JAMB CAPS. Here is Why and what to do.”

I’d written that to put candidates’ minds at rest if they find themselves in such situations.

As for this, let’s see what actually happened if JAMB CAPS has given you admission (and you’d already accepted that) but the school portal has not reflected such.

First, you need to know how school and JAMB work to give you admission. Below is the summary.
  1. Your school prepares the list of candidates they want to offer admission
  2. They should send that to JAMB
  3. JAMB then verifies the list to see if those candidates merit the admission
  4. Then, they upload that to CAPS for applicants to accept.
  5. Candidates can now print the JAMB admission letters

See: How JAMB and Each School Will Give Admission This Year

JAMB is Quicker than School to Upload List

Yes. Most schools will wait for JAMB to upload to CAPS and allow enough time for candidates to accept admissions before they will upload the same to their portals.

This approach is mostly used.

Hence, if you find yourselves in this situation where JAMB has already offered you admission but the school is still delying, don’t worry. Wait till your school is set to allow you to check admission status on their postal.

In the meantime, you may love to read this guide, “What Candidates Should Do After JAMB Gives Admission on CAPS

Special Situations: If this Case Does not Happen to Other Candidates 

Sometimes, after a school has uploaded the list to the portal, you may still not find your name there. This is a different case.

In other words, JAMB has given you admission and the school has also uploaded an admission list for candidates to check on the portal. Others have seen theirs both on the JAMB and school portal but you couldn't see yours on the school’s portal.

To resolve this issue, you will need to be patient awhile for ICT to complete uploading to the school portal (if they’ve not already).

If after rechecking for a few days, the problem persists, kindly visit the school ICT or admission office to report this. They will find a solution to it. Kindly go with the evidence of being offered by JAMB.

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  4. What to Do if Another/a Strange School Gives You Admission on JAMB CAPS
  5. What to Do If Your JAMB CAPS Does Not Show your Details


  1. Have reuploaded my olevel result dou I used awaiting during utme registration,weac was withheld and I uploaded another waec on my portal but some I filled during utme registration which are not part of the subject in d waec I uploaded are appearing as Ar.

    1. Go back to CBT centre and re-upload. Something must be wrong with the uploading.

  2. Pls sir school offered me a different course from that of jamb cap

    1. Ok. First, do change of course on the JAMB portal to the new course given. That's all. Then, print your admission letter and original JAMB result bearing the new course.

  3. Please sir jamb gave me admission but my name is not on the school list, yesterday

    1. I've answered your question in the post. Kindly read again.

  4. School has given admission but jamb is still showing not admitted


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