Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Admission Status Checking Portal for UTME & DE Candidates 2020 & Past Years

Will you like to confirm whether you have been offered admission into your institution of choice on JAMB portal? If yes,  check below for the procedure to access your admission status on JAMB admission status/list checking portal.  Apart from admission seekers, candidates that wish to print their admission letters can also use this platform to confirm whether their institutions have sent their names to JAMB.


The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) management has activated the portal where Direct Entry and UTME candidates can now check or confirm their admission status for all years. Checking of admission status on JAMB portal is totally FREE!

As a matter of fact, some schools may not even publish their admission list on their own portal or notice board on time. For candidates that applied for admission in such schools, the only way to know when they have been offered admission is to check their admission status on JAMB Admission Status Checking Portal.

How to Check JAMB Admission Status

In case you don’t have an account with JAMB (especially candidates from 2016 downward), you will have to create one to check your admission status. RECOMMENDED: How to Create a JAMB Account.

If you already have a JAMB profile, jump to the five (5) simple steps outlined below on how to check JAMB admission status:

  • STEP 1: Go to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) E-facility portal at
  • STEP 2: Log in to your Jamb profile with your username and password.
  • STEP 3: After successfully logging in, scroll down, then locate and click the ‘Check Admission Status‘ tab.
  • STEP 4: Select your Exam year and Enter your registration number in the required columns.
  • STEP 5: Finally, click on ‘Check Admission Status‘ to access your admission status.

Have you been offered admission? If yes, follow the link below to accept or reject your admission offer:

Recommended: JAMB CAPS Portal for Accepting/Rejecting Admission Offer.

NB: Successfully admitted candidates are advised to ensure that they indicate the acceptance or rejection of admission online and timely to enable the processing of their admission.

It is important to note that candidates who have been offered admission are to print their admission letter equally after accepting the admission. They will likely need this during clearance and registration in the school that they have been admitted.

See Also: How to Print JAMB Admission Letter.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who used “awaiting result” during their registration are to upload their O’Level result on the JAMB portal so that their institution of choice will process their admission. Recommended: How to Upload O’Level Result on JAMB Portal / Profile 2019/2020.

Not offered admission yet? Keep checking the JAMB website for your admission status. Note that the Admission List will be published in batches on JAMB portal as they are processed.

Successfully admitted? Share your success story in the comments section below.

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