6 Reasons Why You Should do JAMB Change of Course and Institution

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JAMB Change of Course and Institution 2016. JAMB change of course or institution is the process whereby a JAMB candidate decides to change his or her choice of course of school after completing the JAMB registration.

Normally, you cannot make any reasonable change in your JAMB form once it has been submitted. Because of the various request for change of course/constitution,  the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has given candidates chance to do their change of course or change of institution about few (about one or two) weeks  after their examination.

In 2015 JAMB CBT, change of course and institution has not yet started. However, we will update you with the necessary information on this trend.

Why Should You Change your Institution or Course?

The major reasons why students fail to get admission into their school of choice is their inability to get the minimum eligibility standard needed by their school for the admission into their course of choice. There are many reasons why candidates may need to change their course or institution of study. here are the few reasons.

1. Low JAMB CBT Result Score:

This is the most important reason why you may need to change your course or institution if you want to secure admission into school this year.

Once, the JAMB result is out, candidates will now know their fate, if they will stance a chance to get admission into their school of choice based on the nature of the result.

Let’s say, you applied for Medicine and Surgery at University of Ilorin and when your JAMB CBT result came out, you had like 187 aggregate score. You know quite well that the University of Ilorin is a very competitive school and the course – MedSurge is a no go area with such a score.

At this point, your best chance of getting admission with this score is to change your course to any other less competitive course in the same institution of you do a change of institution from Unilorin to another school that are less competitive in admission process.

You may need to review the JAMB CBT Cut off Point for all schools to see which one you are really eligible for admission.

2. Mistakes during JAMB CBT Registration

3. Low Post UTME Score

4. Insurgencies is some regions

5. Incomplete O’level results

6. Decision based on Personal Reasons.

You can now see that in some instance, you may definitely need to change your course of institution if you really need to secure admission this year.

How to do Change of Course / Institution

I have written a step-by-step guide on how to change your institution or course here. So go ahead and read it carefully. That article will walk you through the necessary steps to achieve that without any hassle.

If you have any question concerning JAMB Change of Course and Institution 2015, kindly leave your comments below and we will attend to you immediately.

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  1. alabi adekunle idowu says:

    My son did 2016 JAMB and scored 215 and he was 15 years old by april 2015, but the first choice is UNILAG. Is UNILAG strict on applicant being 16 years old for admission in 2016. If yes, How can I change the institution to federal University of agric, abeokuta.

  2. DANIEL says:


  3. Oladipupo says:

    w can I get through this critical problem? I scored 198 in jamb and I did necogce last year and scored D7 in maths which I need bastardly that why I did combination of result in jamb registration. if I did change of institution or I did another exam’ will I be admitted to school especially unilorin

    • Ifiofkobong says:

      Hello Olaipupo, Yes UNILORIN accept combination of result and you can get admission there but the chances will depend on your course of study and the number of candidates who chose your course

  4. Prosper says:

    Please admin what course can go with 180 in unizik

  5. funmilayo says:


  6. Maryam says:

    Pls I want to ask if changing ones course can affect d chance of gaining admission for d course one changes to. Would they gv d candidates that chose d course first bfo considering those that later changed their course? I I

  7. Ceelat says:

    Pls i need an advice i score 181 in my post utme and i wanted to study nursing which school should i . . . . .

  8. Ubee says:

    please I scored 239 in jamb and I applied for med.surg in unical as my first choice.do you think I should do a change of course?

  9. moyinoluwa says:

    I had 190 in my jamb and I want to change my institution and course to uniport please how will I do it?because I don’t know if uniport will accept me because I did not choose there school

  10. olanrewajuafolabi says:

    Please my score is 180 and I also choose uniosun as 1st choice now I was advised by my pastor,to change to a federal uni which is ilorin,my main question here is how and when will change of institution be out for sale,pls I need updates from this forum and the owner of this thread,my course is buisness administration….

  11. James says:

    please when is the form coming out for 2105 candidate

  12. Abdulmujahid says:

    Please,i need advice on my CBT jamb score.below are my scores:economics:59,commerce:53,mathematics:43,english:42.aggregate:197.usman danfodio is my first choice.

  13. mariam says:

    m not goo in maths

  14. mariam says:

    pls oo..m about wriing jamb n my course is irpm(industrial relation n personel management)in lagos state university..n i dnt wan to change my uni…wat do i do

  15. Opeoluwa says:

    Where can i get to read the step by step in changing one’s institution/course

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