Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Admission Status Checking Portal for UTME & DE Candidates 2021 & Past Years

JAMB Admission Status/List checking portal › Will you like to confirm whether you have been offered admission into the university/polytechnic/colleges/other tertiary institution of choice on the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) portal? If yes, check below for the procedure to confirm your admission status with JAMB for FREE! 

JAMB Admission Status, JAMB Admission List

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 universities/polytechnics/colleges 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 the 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 your admission status on the JAMB Admission List portal:

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

Below is the list of responses you will get from JAMB and their meaning:

  • CONGRATULATIONS YOU HAVE BEEN OFFERED PROVISIONAL ADMISSION: you can now proceed to ACCEPT or Reject the admission offer. Consider the advice HERE.
  • ADMISSION IN PROGRESS: this means you have been recommended for admission and only undergoing processing. With admission in progress, consider yourself admitted. Just keep checking back and see the notification change to congratulations you have been admitted.
  • NOT ADMITTED:  this response simply means you are yet to be considered for admission. Regularly check the JAMB site to see if any changes occur. However, you can also consider the advice available HERE.

Next Step for Candidates Admitted on JAMB Portal

Successfully admitted candidates are advised to:

What to do if Your JAMB Admission Status shows ‘Not Yet Admitted’

Not Yet admitted? If yes, please take note of the following:

1. Login into JAMB CAPS to verify your O’level result upload.

It’s important to verify whether your O’level result has been uploaded on the JAMB portal or not. As failure to upload your O’level result can affect your JAMB admission status.

  1. Log-in to your JAMB profile (
  2. Click on ‘Check Admission Status,
  3. Click on ‘Access my CAPS’
  4. Click on ‘My O’level’ to confirm if your O’level is uploaded. If not visit any nearby accredited JAMB CBT centre to upload your O’level result. Admission cannot be processed for candidates whose O’level status in CAPS indicates ‘Awaiting Result’.

2. Check if you have been recommended for transfer to another program.

Based on the JAMB CAPS implementation policy, institutions have the right to consider some candidates for transfer from the choice programme to another programme because of UTME and O’level combinations.

Candidates are expected to monitor their admission by following the instructions a-c above, then click the ‘Transfer Approval’ link to know if they are recommended for transfer to another program. You are required to either accept or reject, this transfer consideration. If you accept, your first choice institution will be able to admit you to the new program. If you reject, you will remain in your preferred Course / Program. The program transfer will not be effected.

3. You applied for the JAMB UTME with awaiting result.

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. Direct-entry candidates including JUPEB students should also upload their A’level and O’level results to avoid disqualification. This is to enable the screening officers to determine their qualifications for admission. Recommended: How to Upload O’Level Result on JAMB Portal / Profile.

If you think this post can be helpful to somebody else, please share it on Whatsapp, Twitter, Facebook. There are buttons below for this (easy to use too)!

Tagged With :

Meet The Author
Olusegun Fapohunda is the founder and editor of MySchoolGist. He loves to share education news from various sources to keep readers informed.
You can connect with him on Twitter, Instagram.
Get in touch

2,686 Comments on 'JAMB Admission Status/List Portal, 2021 & Past Years'

  1. Miller Gift Apr 3, 2021
  2. Abisolami Apr 3, 2021
  3. Remission Joseph Mar 31, 2021
  4. Ugbo Esther Chioma Mar 31, 2021
  6. Jareda ajiakene Mar 30, 2021
    • Okonta Chigozie Apr 1, 2021
    • Babatunde tomiwa Emmanuel Apr 3, 2021
  7. Debie Mar 30, 2021
  8. Qudri kareemat Mar 30, 2021
    • Chijioke Blessed Chikwadorom Apr 2, 2021
  9. Omowunmi Mar 29, 2021
  10. Ugo samuel chibuokem Mar 29, 2021
  11. Happiness Mar 29, 2021
    • Anonymous Apr 1, 2021
  12. Abua James divine Mar 29, 2021
    • VENTIM MOSES PONMAN Apr 1, 2021
    • Babatunde tomiwa Emmanuel Apr 3, 2021
    • Kaycee Thehussla Apr 7, 2021
  13. attahiru ja'afar Mar 29, 2021
  14. Ozoemena miracle Mar 28, 2021
  15. Ozoemena miracle Mar 28, 2021
  16. Usman Abdulhalil Mar 28, 2021
    • Solomon Apr 6, 2021
    • Anonymous Apr 7, 2021
  17. Emmanuel Asambe Sunday Mar 27, 2021
  18. Bakaumi Mohammed Mar 27, 2021
  19. Anonymous Mar 27, 2021
  20. Tiamiyu aishat motunrayo Mar 25, 2021
  21. Ibrahim Ahmed Mar 23, 2021
  22. Abdulsalam Bashir Mar 22, 2021
    • Anonymous Mar 25, 2021
  23. chukwuleta chioma Mar 20, 2021
  24. Umar Goniri Mar 20, 2021
  25. Nirat christopher Mar 16, 2021
  26. Zubairu Saleh igabi Mar 15, 2021
    • Akhabue osalumense Mar 20, 2021
    • Mohammed Mar 21, 2021
      • Anas Abubakar Mar 25, 2021
    • Anikwe Thelma Nneora Mar 23, 2021
    • Sulaiman Ahmad Mar 24, 2021
  27. saliu omoyola Mar 14, 2021
    • Dalhatu Mar 20, 2021
    • Abdulganiyu Idris Apr 7, 2021
  28. Victor Mar 13, 2021
    • Kibrad Mar 20, 2021
    • Dan Musa Abubakar Mar 22, 2021
    • halliru sabiu umar Mar 22, 2021
    • Adio sukurat opeyemi Mar 22, 2021
      • Maryam Apr 7, 2021
        • I'm May 12, 2021
    • Ekomobong Herbert Mar 24, 2021
      • Samuel Joyce dele Apr 1, 2021
  29. Hope Henry valentine Mar 13, 2021
  30. Aderemi Peace Mar 13, 2021
Leave a Comment