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Thursday, 9 January 2020

JAMB Transfer Approval: Check, Accept and Next Steps

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Let’s talk about the JAMB transfer of admission.

Just now that admission in progress, some schools are transferring their candidates from certain courses to others. Institutions are transferring candidates from the original courses of choice to the ones qualified for or the one available/less competitive.

In order to do this, institutions will firstly contact JAMB with the list of the affected candidates and request the body to place them under transfer of admission on the JAMB CAPS.

After this, candidates are usually contacted through SMS to inform them that their intending institutions had resolved to offer them admissions but to other courses entirely. Hence, they are required to check for the new course on CAPS and accept it.


Transfer of Admission is Different From Admission Offered on CAPS

Don’t be confused. If you’re offered your intended course, you will accept it on CAPS still. However, if you’re offered another course, it will require you to accept that under “Transfer Approval Link” on CAPS before you can you later accept it under “Admission Status Link”.

Let me break that down a bit.

Admission Status Link in CAPS gives you access to accept the final course offered. While Transfer Approval Link gives you access to accept the new course offered instead of your original course.

Hence, if your school doesn’t change your course, you will only need Admssision Status Link only. If they change it, you’ll need Transfer Approval first. Then, you will later accept also through Admission Status Link. Though, that may be a couple of days after you’ve accepted the transfer.

A Case Study of Transfer of Admission

Let’s see a complaint by a parent of a transferred applicant to another course.

l received a text message on my phone, stating UNILORIN wanted to transfer my daughter to study another course. We were asked to either accept or reject the course. On logging in into JAMB CAPS with her details, the admission status still shows not admitted. Why this?

The parent has taken to official JAMB Twitter page to ask this question. So what has he done wrong?

He obviously did not use the Transfer Approval link. He was using Admission Status Link.



Admission Status link will keep saying “Not Admitted” until one accepts it first under transfer approval link and later under Admission status link in the Access my CAPS.

If he accepts rightly, the admission process for the new course will immediately start and later reflect under Admission Status. There, he will accept or reject finally.

This is why the handler asked,

Did you accept it? If yes, then the process of our Admission should be ongoing.

How to Accept The Newly Offered Course on Transfer

  1. Visit JAMB profile/CAPS
  2. Locate the link for Transfer Approval. Click that and it will show the new course and accept and reject buttons
  3. Accept and log out.
  4. Return to your CAPS from time to time to be check Admission Status Link (not the button outside). When offered the course finally, you will be able to see it and accept it there too. 

See the screenshots below for the stages to follow in the JAMB transfer of admission and its approval.

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Stage/Step 5: 

Do I have to Do Change of Course to the New Course?

After accepting the new course on Transfer Approval, candidates will have to wait for the school and course to appear under Admission Status Link.

However, it's advisable you also do JAMB change of course to the new course. This is the only way JAMB will make your new course to appear under admission status.

Conclusion

If you've received a message to accept another course you're transferred to. You will need to visit your CAPS, follow the quick guide above to accept it. Then, wait for your real admission status which must be accepted too. This is not going to be immediately though. You may need to wait a few days or weeks. To make things faster, change the course on JAMB change of institutions/courses portal as well.

46 comments:

  1. After accepting the new course, do I need to do change of course or not?

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    1. You have to change to the new course.

      You may need to wait awhile for the school to finally give you the new course before you change. Yet, you will need to do that eventually.

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  2. My course was changed to a new one but my admission status is still showing not admitted. Is there anything I need to do. And about the change of course is it after I have been admitted that I would be able to do it or should I do now that it is still showing not admitted

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    1. Read the post again Your question has been answered in the post.

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  3. Do transfer approval has expiry date... it took me close a month before accepting due to oerperso reasons...... can I still be considered...???is gaining admission 100percent

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    1. No it doesn't expire. No 100% assurance. You're more likely to be offered the course.

      Read the post again to know steps to take after accepting transfer.

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  4. But mine after accepting transfer approval it has changed under my admission status
    Do I still need to do change of course
    I just did mine yesterday after one month they have send because I just noticed it
    Unilorin

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    1. Yes, you must do the change of course to the new course given and accepted.

      This will make things align across the board.

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  5. After accepting the transfer approval.it has changed under my admission status but still not admitted.pls what else do I need to do?

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  6. After accepting the transfer approval.it has changed under my admission status but still not admitted.pls what else do I need to do?

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  7. i ignorantly rejected my transfer approval,i want to know; will there be any admission for me again?.
    does it mean i have rejected admission entirely?. please i wan to know.

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    1. Sorry about your situation.

      You have just rejected this year admission, you may need to write another UTME and wait for admission next year. The school rejected won't offer you admission again.

      However, if there is another school you have hope with, they may offer you admission instead. This is, of course, very rare.

      Accept my sincere pity.

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  8. I can't see the accept or reject button on the transfer approval help me out

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    1. You won't see that unless a school has decided to transfer you to another course. It's not a general offer. It's only for a few candidates schools wish to offer different courses.

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  9. Please my school of choice has offered me admission and jamb still says admission in progress,what could be causing the delay

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    1. The delay is from the school. The school has not completed the process on JAMB CAPS. Just wait awhile. It will change sooner or later.

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  10. Thanks! A situation where transfer approval is accepted and reflecting, is a change of course still necessary. Especially when the admission status says in progress.

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  11. Please i need help i have accepted my transfer approval for almost two weeks now, though the new course has reflected on my admission status but it is still showing not admitted and i want to do change of course after i might have accepted the admission to enable me print my admission letter.
    So is there anything wrong with my decision???

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    1. After accepting the transfer, kindly do change of course on JAMB portal to hasten things.

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  12. Please I was being transferred to another course and I accepted it,now is showing the new course and school but still showing not admitted for almost two weeks now

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  13. I accepted the first admission I was given but I don't like it can it be changed even I gave accepted the fist one

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    1. After accepting the admission on CAPS, it's difficult to reject again. In that case, you have to visit the school that you accepted earlier and request rejection of admission letter. You will take this to the JAMB office to effect your change of mind.

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  14. Please sir I accepted my course transfer after 4 days and did change of course is it right. Because of the time I wasted.

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    1. No need to panic. You will be offered admission on CAPS sooner.

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  15. Can one do the change of course after having being admitted on the admission status link or without the change of course someone can't be admitted on the admission status link

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  16. i saw transfer approval late on my jamb portal and i have accepted it and did change of course immediately.I late read that transfer approval should be accepted within a that it was created under unilorin.i am worried because the school giving the tranfer is unilorin

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    1. Be on the lookout. You will will be offered admission eventually and sooner.

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    2. it was stated on unilorin that tranfer approval should be accepted within a week that it was created.does it mean transfer approval has expiry date in unilorin?

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  17. it there expiry date for unilorin transfer approval

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  18. I have read of many candidate saying they had been offered admission ontheir school portal.Please how can one access this portal? Thanks.

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    1. Ok.

      Check the link below for the guide.
      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2019/10/how-to-check-admission-stutuon-jamb-and.html

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  19. how many days or week will it take to get admission after transfer approval has been accepted and change of has been done on jamb caps?

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    1. It may take just a day or few weeks. No specific number.

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  20. On caps.jamb offered me transfer of course...it was stated there ,the new course the Institution offer me..but Instead of seeing accept or reget...it was showing candidates request pending. Pls wat should I do

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    1. Change your browser view to desktop instead of mobile view. If you don't get that, use a laptop or desktop computer to access the page. It will show accept and reject.

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  21. Please do I use my mobile phone or do I go to a CBT center to accept my transfer approval??

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  22. Pls must i apply for change of course after accepting the transfer approval of the course the school gave to me? Or i should just wait till my admission status changes to admitted. Because mine is still showing not admitted.

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  23. My own is showing candidate pending in the transfer approval instead of accept or reject

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  24. Am worried,My school of choice as given me admission morethan month now but,my jamb cap still showing Not admitted.any hope?

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  25. I mistakenly rejected my transfer approval for Unilag how can I reverse it?

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  26. Sorry can i do change of course while awaiting to be admitted on my new course on CAPS

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  27. I don't have any access to transfer approval on my caps what's wrong?

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