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How DE Applicants Can Correct Errors in Matric/JAMB Reg. Number

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It’s usual to find Direct Entry applicants seeing mistakes in their Matric or JAMB registration number after they'd complete JAMB DE registration.

Though it's your duty to watch out for errors in that application before the form was finally submitted. But when such happened, the next thing was to seek solutions.

If you find yourself in this situation, what’s expected of you? What can you do to change or correct the details?

There is a solution. And before you beat yourself up for this, you’re not the only one in the mess. In fact, a candidate had recently sought the way-out from JAMB.



This post is a comprehensive version of the short answer given by the JAMB Twitter handler.

Steps to Take If You Find Errors in Your DE Registration

  1. If there was a mistake in the names, email, phone number, gender, state or local government, follow the guide, "UTME/DE: Errors With Name, Email, Date of Birth, Gender, Local Govt, Subjects Combination"
  2. If there was a mistake in the choice of courses or institutions, follow the guide, "Do-It-Yourself: Change of Institutions/Courses (With Online or Bank Payment)".
  3. If the error was in the matric number or JAMB registration number written, follow the steps below:
  1. Visit the nearest CBT Centre. You don’t necessarily need to go back to where you registered the first time. Any CBT centre can handle that correction for you.
  2. The correction may cost you. The CBT centre decides its price. You can drop feedback in the comment section to this post to give us the price that the CBT centre charges you.
  3. This correction can be done immediately and you can wait till JAMB registration closes. In other words, you can correct it anytime before your school starts admission processes for the year - especially if you noticed late.

27 comments:

  1. Good morning sir I mistakenly registered a wrong number on my school addmission site will it affect jamb giving me addmission

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    1. If you meant phone number, that will not affect being offered admission. Below are the possible reasons you might not be offered admission.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2020/03/jamb-listed-reasons-candidates-might.html

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  2. Please i enter a rong aplication number to my school site and jamb as give me adimision but school as not,please what should i do?

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    1. Go to your school ICT and complain. They can help you rectify that.

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  3. I went back to where I registered yesterday, I was told to wait till jamb start correction of bio-data before I can correct the matric number

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    1. Yes, wait. There will be enough time to do that. Those CBT centers are now busy with more things.

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  4. There was an error in my jamb registration number while inputing and I could not finish
    What to do?

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    1. If you have not summited the registration, you can still correct that before the submissions. If you have done that, you can go back to CBT centre to make the correction.

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  5. I wrote a wrong phone number in my direct entry form,how can I correct it?

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  6. Hello sir. We really appreciate your good work.
    Sir, I entered the registration number that was on my JAMB form to print my mock slip, but it said your details is not found for this examination. I tried to log in on CAPS but it said wrong registration number. Please, what should I do sir?

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    1. You didn't register for mock during the registration of UTME or the attendant didn't pick for you. Ignore that and wait for UTME

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  7. Sir can I correct my matric number

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  8. Sir when is correction of data going to strart so we can go for it....... more also can't we open jamb Portal for ourselves

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    1. First, you wait for JAMB to load all results to the internet for checking and printing. You can start the registration yourself but you will have to complete it at a CBT center or just leave everything to a CBT center.

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  9. I wrote a wrong registration number, we I get admission?

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    1. You still have the chance to correct that at any CBT centre

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  10. Sir I use last year phone number to register for utme and also some number to register for my DE this year so accessing my portal this year show last year utme information instead of DE .... what can I do

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    1. JAMB will update their system to reflect the DE

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  11. Pls sir I wrote jamb 2017 and I went for my jamb regularization but I can't do it because they said the sch didn't give me admission because the cafe guy input an incorrect reg number.. example my jamb registration number is 7535****** but the guy input 7536*****. please what should I do

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    1. Go to JAMB office for the regularization

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    2. I went to jamb office in bwari to the the jamb regularization but the said the sch didn't give me admission.... Can I correct the wrong reg number in my sch portal?

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  12. During my jam rugarisation dey made a mistake with my mat no does it has any effect

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