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School Gave Me Admission But JAMB Did Not. Why/Solutions!

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I’ve chatted with a few candidates about this pressing issue. These candidates contacted me on why JAMB has not offered them admission. Imagine being offered admission by your school but JAMB CAPS status is still showing not admitted. The opposite situation is when admission is given on JAMB CAPS but not on the school portal.

To get to the picture, let's see what your admission should look like. To be a bona fide admitted student of any institution, both JAMB and the school should offer you admission simultaneously.

Hence, it should be like this.

  1. Your school prepares the list of candidates they want to offer admission
  2. They should send that  list to JAMB for scrutiny and perusal
  3. JAMB then verifies the list to see if those candidates merit the admission
  4. Then, JAMB uploads that to its CAPS for applicants to accept.
  5. Candidates can then print the JAMB admission letter

Yes, that’s the picture of admission now in Nigeria. Except if you're processing part-time, distance-learning, or sandwich admission, admission must be by both JAMB and the concerned institution.

Then what happens if a candidate sees his or her admission as “ADMITTED” on the school portal but JAMB CAPS still shows “NOT ADMITTED”?

Your School is Only Quicker Than JAMB to Upload

Yes. That’s exactly what happens.

Some schools don’t wait for JAMB to load admitted candidates to the CAPS. Such universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education just proceed to load that to their portal admission status pages. 

This is why you see your admission status on the school's website but have yet to appear on the JAMB's portal.

Hence, there’s no need to worry. Just keep checking CAPS to see when the notice changes to “Accept Admission or Reject Admission” as detailed in the post, "Check JAMB CAPS: Meanings of Status Messages".

As expected, when offered, accept the admission so you can print your JAMB admission letter.


Should you have a situation like this, don’t panic. Wait until it reflects on the JAMB portal too. Simple!

In the meantime, continue with the school activities, if started already. In most cases, affected schools are usually aware that JAMB is yet to upload their lists to the CAPS. Hence, they won't be harsh with students regards the acceptance of the offer on the JAMB portal and the printing of admission letters until the board finally loads them.

The waiting time is not defined. Yet, you should be sure that sooner or later, your letter will be loaded.

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  1. How long does it take your caps to change to admission in progress after you've accepted the new course given to you

  2. please what can I do
    this same this is happening to me

    1. It depends on how quick the school is with the rest of admission processes.

      Read more on this here:

  3. sir what if its time to register in the school and my admission letter is still not out on JAMB but the school has confirmed the admission.? will I be admitted?

  4. I was offered a different course by the school, is that in any way the reason why my jamb cap hasn’t changed?

  5. My school has offered me admission but jamb caps is telling me i haven’t be given admission yet

  6. I have gotten admission in school am even in 200lvl now, though I uploaded my olevel results last year December, how long will it take for jamb to give admission

    1. Una too day rush things .
      There's no problem oo but u can't go for
      Nysc dats d problem

  7. I logged it on my jamb portal and it said this candidate has not been given admission

  8. Sir please my school has given me admission but jamb caps is still showing admission in progress should I go ahead to pay acceptance fee

  9. Why jamb not giving me admission and the school have given me admission why?

  10. I ve been offered admission on my jamb portal for the past 3 weeks but i ve not been given on my school portal
    Pls what can i do

  11. I have been offered admission in my school but my jamb admission is still in process please what is the cause

  12. I have the same issues, and now I'm trying to apply for HND, and I was told the jamb admission letter will be needed, what can I do?