Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Change of Course & Institution / Data Correction Procedure 2021


Wish to correct your data on JAMB portal? This page provides everything you need to know as regards JAMB Change of Course, JAMB change of Institution, correction of Names, Gender correction, State/LGA of Origin correction, passport photograph correction, UTME subjects correction, profile correction and Date Of Birth correction. Continue reading below…

JAMB Change of Course - JAMB Change of institution

This is to inform all the candidates who made mistakes while filling their forms during the 2021 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) UTME Registration that they can now make corrections for the following categories:


  1. Names Correction: This allows candidates to apply for the correction of names where there are spelling errors or error in the arrangement, e.g. Surname, Firstname or Lastname (Correction can only be done once).
  2. Date of Birth Correction (Correction can only be done once).
  3. Passport Photograph Correction (Correction can only be done once).
  4. Gender Correction: Supporting documents may be required.  (Correction can only be done once).
  5. State/LGA Correction: Supporting documents may be required. (Correction can only be done once).
  6. Profile Correction (Correction can only be done once).
  7. Choice of Institution/Course Correction: This allows candidates to apply for a change of course or Institution (Correction can only be done multiple times with separate payments).

NB: Changes for Course/Institution, Names, Date of Birth, Gender, State/LGA of Origin, etc., cost N2,500 (two thousand five hundred naira only).

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JAMB Change of Course & Institution / Data Correction Procedure

Follow the procedure outlined below to effect any of the changes above:

  1. Go to JAMB portal at http://www.jamb.gov.ng/efacility/.
  2. Login with your Email and Password.
  3. Click on ‘Registration (2021 only)’ from the list of services on the left side.
  4. From the drop-down, select ‘2021 UTME Data Correction‘ / ‘2021 DE Data Correction‘ as your case may be.
  5. Then proceed with payment.

After payment, visit the closest JAMB office, or a JAMB accredited centre to complete the correction process.

JAMB Change of Course & Institution / Data Correction Procedure for 2020 Downward

For 2020 and years below, follow the procedure outlined below to change your data on JAMB portal.

  1. Visit JAMB E-facility portal at http://www.jamb.gov.ng/efacility/.
  2. Login with your Email and Password.
  3. Click on ‘Application for Correction of Data (2020 Downward)’ from the list of services on the left side.
  4. From the drop-down, select the one you wish to correct, i.e. Course/Institution, Names, Date of Birth, Gender, State/LGA of Origin.

Note that you may have to visit the JAMB State Office to effect some corrections.

NOTE: ON NO ACCOUNT SHOULD CORRECTION OF DATA BE DONE BY PROXY.


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