JAMB CAPS Portal has been activated for 2020/2021 Admission Exercise. This to inform all prospective candidates seeking admission into various tertiary institutions for the 2020/2021 academic session that the JAMB CAPS have been activated for the admission exercise. This means that candidates can now monitor their JAMB admission status and easily know when they have been offered admission.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that it has enabled its portal for institutions to upload names of shortlisted applicants for the 2020/2021 admission. The board emphasized that all admission processes must go through the Central Admission Processing System (CAPS) for approval.
This was made known by the Registrar of JAMB, Prof Is-haq Oloyede during an interview with newsmen in Abuja.
According to him, only qualified candidates as recommended by their institutions for admission will be approved by the board.
He noted that most institutions, particularly private had commenced admission.
The registrar, however, added that public universities were yet to fully kick-start the process partly because they are yet to conclude admissions for last year.
Prof Oloyede said: “Take note also that admission is not just for universities. There are polytechnics and colleges of education and except for the closure because of COVID-19, they are not affected by the strike.
Once a candidate has been offered admission, such candidate is required to do either of two things; to accept the admission or to reject it. Once you accept the admission, your admission quest is over as you will no longer be available for other schools’ admission consideration. On the other hand, if you reject the admission, you become available to other schools who have free admission slots for admission consideration.
It is important to note also that candidates who have been offered admission on JAMB CAPS are to equally print their admission letter after accepting the admission, as they will likely need this during clearance and registration in the school that they have been admitted. Candidates are advised to closely monitor their admission status on JAMB CAPS so as to do the needful as soon as possible.
Some schools may not even publish list of admitted candidates on their own portal or notice board. So 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 CAPS.
How to Check JAMB Admission Status on JAMB CAPS
- Visit: https://www.jamb.gov.ng/Efacility and login with your registered email address and password to access your dashboard
- Click on ‘Check Admission Status,
- Click on ‘Access my CAPS’
- Click on ‘Admission Status’ to see if you have been offered admission. If you have been offered admission, you can proceed to ACCEPT OR REJECT ADMISSION But if you are yet to be offered admission you will get a response like “Sorry No Admission has been Given Yet“, “Admission in progress” etc
Candidates are advised to closely monitor their dashboard to know when they have been offered admission.
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 also that candidates who have been offered admission are to print their admission letter after accepting the admission, as they will likely need this during clearance and registration in the school that they have been admitted.
Note: If you are using a phone, you may not see the option to check is Admission Status on CAPS, Most phone users may only see the welcome message. The caps page shows only welcome because it requires you to use desktop mode to view the complete page. This is why the chrome browser is recommended if you are a using a phone. All you need to do is go to Chrome option and choose request desktop site for the complete computer page to display.