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Universities Accepting Change of Institutions and Those Who Are Not

All Schools Accept Change of Institution/Courses
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A few days ago, we have come across a new development on the changing of institution/courses exercise. While trying to change to a few universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education (most especially the federal-owned), the JAMB portal complained: “This institution is not accepting Changing of the institution”. Is your intending school affected?

Well, if you check back by now the issue has been resolved. In other words, those schools that were reportedly affected are now accepting changes.

I’d concluded it could be a system error from JAMB or the body just changed her mind on this new development.

Aside from this issue, some candidates have called me to know if all schools are accepting changes or if some are not accepting new students.

This post will open your mind to how things will work. You will see why, how, and when some schools may not accept changes.

All Schools Accept Changes in Institutions and Courses

All universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education will accept new candidates through JAMB change of institutions/courses from the start.

Now that the portal is opened for the JAMB Change of Institutions/Courses Exercise, you can change your school and course of choice at will, till …

Well, that is where things get tricky.

Read: List of Commercial Courses in Polytechnics

Schools that Stop Changes Days Before the Sales of Post UTME Forms

Yes, some schools will not accept changes a few days to the sales of their post UTME or screening forms. This set of institutions usually uploads their prospective aspirants’ details to the registration portal before the online application starts. So, once they receive this list from JAMB, they may not accept more lists.

Then, they will instruct JAMB to stop candidates from changing to them. 

Hence, if you try to change to such schools, the change of institutions/courses portal will complain “this institution doesn’t accept changes any longer” For example, the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNNAB) did this in 2021. 

Intending candidates should not worry about this kind of situation, as this will only occur to very few schools or may not affect any, at all, this year.

Read: Commercial Courses Science Students Can Go for in Polytechnics

Schools that Stop Changes After Post UTME Exercises

Some schools continually accept changes but stop after the post UTME or screening registration ends. In other words, these schools will still accept changes even when their post UTME forms are already on sale and registrations ongoing. But they will stop accepting changes a few days before the final day or immediately after the final day is due.

They usually update their databases as soon as JAMB sends the new lists to them. 

For example, the University of Ibadan, Obafemi Awolowo University, Federal Polytechnic Ede, University of Ilorin, Kwara State University, Osun State University, etc will keep updating their portal for new changes so the new candidates also do their post UTME/screening registrations

Schools that Accept Changes Till the End of Admission Year

Interestingly, some universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education remain open to changes until the admission year ends.

This is a set of institutions that candidates can change to after already failing or missing admissions from other schools.

For example, Ekiti State University, Kwara State University, Adeyemi University/College of Education, The Polytechnic Ibadan, Oke Ogun Polytechnic, Ibarapa Polytechnic Eruwa, Osun State Polytechnic Iree, Osun State College of Technology, Esa Oke… see more here.

A Case Study

Ridwan was seeking admission into the University of Ilorin last year. He wrote the university's post UTME and failed. He got less than 50%, that’s the end of any hope for the most competitive university in Nigeria.

Then we agreed to change to Obafemi Awolowo University since the university was still selling its form and the post UTME registration was in progress back then.

Unfortunately, he failed this too.

Remember, he could still change the institution a few more times.

Then, we changed to a school that didn’t conduct post UTME for its candidates; the Polytechnic Ibadan.

This is where he made it to Science Laboratory Science at last.

This last category of schools includes most polytechnics and colleges of education across the country. Hence, if you should miss or fail any of your proposed universities' tests, you can consider the change of institution to others in this category. It works.

Conclusion

With the presentation above, you now know when schools may stop accepting changes and how things may go for different schools. If you have more to know, consider dropping a question and I should answer you sooner enough.

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25 comments:

  1. Please can I change to Lasu now 16th...and their screening form will be closing on the 18th ...

    Please will it reflect on their portal.

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    1. No advisable. You may need to wait and see if the closing date will be extended by a week, at least, before you decide to change or otherwise.

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  2. Which university is advisable to change to AAU or nsukka

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    1. No school is better. It's up to you. Read the post below for more enlightenment on this.
      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2020/02/best-universitiespolytechnics-in-nigera.html

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  3. Good day sir can i do change of institution to Ebonyi State University now pls your feedback is needed urgently

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    1. Check the school portal to be sure their form is still on sales. See if the closing date is far enough for it to reflect on the school portal before the closing date.

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  4. Sir pls can i still change institution to ekpoma?

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    1. You can change to any university so far the form of that school is still on sales and has a reasonable days to its closure. Be sure you find out of EKPOMA

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  5. Please can I change to ABTU bauchi now (1st February 2021)?

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    1. Just be sure you check the admission portal to check their closing date. If the date is favorable, you can change to it.

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  6. Pls, which University can I change to now? I'm going for sociology I mean the university that have not commence the sales of post utme form help me o

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    1. Ok.

      Check the list of schools in the post below.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2018/08/can-i-obtain-change-of-institution-to.html

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  7. Please sir,I did change of institution into futo since last auguAu and it haven't reflected in my caps till date, even my screening result is not showing.is it late to go change institution again to futo

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    1. First, check your CAPS to be sure it's FUTO that is there.

      Use the guide below.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2021/02/how-to-check-your-1st-choice.html

      If it's not appearing there, that should be the reason. And if you have the JAMB change of institution slip with you and with FUTO as the first institution, you can lodge a complaint with JAMB to address this issue.

      Use the guide in the post below.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2019/06/jamb-opens-platforms-to-attend-to.html

      If you don't have any evidence of the change of institution, it's possible you'd possible the change has not been done in the first place. Then, you do that now.

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  8. Which university can I still change to

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    1. Read the post below.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2018/08/can-i-obtain-change-of-institution-to.html

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  9. Which institution is still available for admission

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    1. Please read the post below.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2018/08/can-i-obtain-change-of-institution-to.html

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  10. Pls Sir can I change my course from mbbs to pharmacy if I feel my aggregate will not be up to the aggregate cut off mark for UI after she realese her post utme result

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  11. Please sir, answer is needed urgently, can change of institutions still be done for candidate of 2020 jamb form, I was told all schools has closed their changing of institution form, also is d form still available for a candidate of 2021 jamb too?
    Thank you so much sir, looking forward to replies to those questions sir.

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    1. You can do change of institutions and courses for 2020 still. Some schools are sill offering admissions while a few others are still selling post UTME for 2020 e.g AAUA, EKSU etc. The 2021 changes have started too by some JAMB offices and CBT centre.

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  12. After changing of instutins how many days will it take to reflect to the new school

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    1. It depends on how fast JAMB is able to send the changes or how fast the school is able to update its database. Read the post below for better explanation.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2018/09/how-long-does-it-jamb-change-of.html

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  13. Sir I did registration to unidel, but am yet to do the change of institution now, the jamb connection is not available for now. Sir I hope I won't be denied of admission. Because admission first batch is out.

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    1. You won't be denied admission if you merit it and do the change of institution as at right time.

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