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JAMB CAPS Frequently Asked Questions & their Accurate Answers [UPDATED]

JAMB CAPS Frequently Asked Questions & their Accurate Answers. JAMB Candidates have been facing one problem or the other while trying to access JAMB CAPS? This leads to different questions. We will answer all the those questions in this page.

In this page created by ALLSCHOOL, we will provide answers to Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)  most JAMB candidates ask about the JAMB CAPS. But we will start by explaining what JAMB CAPS is all about.


In-case you don’t know what JAMB CAPS is all about, let us briefly explain.

CAPS is an acronym for Central Admissions Processing System. This is were Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) automate all admission exercises for all candidates. With this tool , candidates can either accept or reject their admission. Candidates who reject their admission will be placed in the market place. This means the candidates details will be sent to schools that needs such candidates.

RECOMMENDED: How to Accept/Reject Admission on JAMB CAPS Portal.

Having explain JAMB CAPS, lets delve into the business of the day!!! It is time to answer Frequently JAMb CAPS Questions.

Note that If we didn’t answer the question you have in mind, then feel free to ask your question using the comment box. We will be pleased to answer them BUT MAKE SURE YOU DO NOT ASK QUESTION THAT HAS BEEN ANSWERED..


JAMB CAPS Transfer Approval page

Q: Please i uploaded my o-level results during jamb registration but I’ve been trying to check it on jamb caps but it’s showing me `no o-level result uploaded’ Please what should I do ?

ANS: JAMB is yet to upload the result on CAPS. You should check it back later after some weeks

Q: Please what is JAMB CAPS Transfer Approval page?

ANS: The JAMB CAPS Transfer Approval Page is a place where JAMB notifies candidates that their First Choice Institution want to transfer them from their course of preference to another course. You can only accept/reject new course if the school wants to change you to another department.

Q: How do I go to the JAMB CAPS Transfer Approval page?

  • Go to
  • Login with username and password (make sure you are using google chrome and also switch it to desktop view)
  • From left panel menu click on “Check Admission Status
  • Click on “Access my CAPS
  • From the left panel menu click on “Transfer Approval
  • If you have not been transferred to another programme, you will see “No Programme Transfer Consideration
  • If you have been transferred you will see the course and other details.
  • After Pending Candidate’s Action, you will see a button, click on it (we recommend using a desktop computer)
  • Click on “Accept
  • You should see “Record(s) successfully saved” with a green

Q: How will I Know if I my school wants to change me to another course?

ANS: Its simple! For candidates who have not been changed to another course they will see description of JAMB CAPS and “No program transfer consideration”. see image below:

jamb caps transfer approval

But if your school wants to change you to another course, you will see the name of your school, the course, the date it was created and other details. See example in image below:

If what you saw in your transfer approval page is same with the image above,  We recommend you accept/reject as soon as you can.

Q: I was told that I don’t need to do the change of course after transfer approval hope it will not affect my chance of admission. I know of a person who entered with transfer approval and didn’t do change of course


QUES: I tried login in to my portal but what I saw is Object reference not set to an instance of an object. I also scrolled down and saw Login to Candidate’s Account. PLEASE WHY AM I SEEING THIS?

ANS: This is an error from JAMB portal and it will be resolved very soon, check it back after some hours/days. Please be patient.

Q: I tried login in to jamb portal but it showed “Object reference not set to an instance of an object“, please why is that?

ANS: It’s probably little error from jamb portal. But not to worry. You can login to your portal by entering your email and password in the required columns. Follow the numbering on the image below:

jamb caps object reference

Q: Good morning Sir, sir my jamb caps wasn’t showing my course and institution before and my admission status was showing not admitted but just today my caps showed my course and institution but the admission status is still not admitted. Please what does it mean?

ANS: The fact that you were not seeing your course and institution was a problem from JAMB. They were probably working on it. Now, they are probably solving the issue. That is why you are now seeing the course and institution. It doesn’t mean you will or will not be offered admission. Keep checking your admission status.

Q: When I tried checking my Admission Status, I saw “For Current Year Admission, Kindly Click on the ‘Access My CAPS’ button to Accept your Admission on CAPS first”. PLEASE WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?

Simple Answer: They are just notifying you that you can also check your admission status on jamb caps portal.

Detailed Answer: What you saw is a notification from JAMB to all 2019 (current year) Candidates to check their JAMB CAPS Portal and accept admission (if they have been admitted). It doesn’t mean you have been admitted, it just means you should go to JAMB CAPS Portal, check admission status and accept admission if you have been admitted to your school/course of choice.

Q: Please am not able to access my jamb caps due to the loss of my password? How can I recover my password?

jamb caps showing wrong password

ANS 1: You can CLICK HERE to reset/change your password. This will work if you can access the email you used during registration. If you can’t access the email, try next answer.

ANS 2: Send ‘password (you should use your own email address) to 55019′ using the SIM you registered Jamb with, you’ll receive your password as SMS. The message should be:


Please make sure you use the email you used during registration. Send the above to 55019.

Q: My jamb caps is showing “Refresh from caps” please what does that mean.

ANS: If you don’t have any problems no need to refresh from caps.

Q: At first I saw “Admission in Progress” then later I saw “Not Admitted”. But my school have offered me admission. Please what should I do?

Answer: Its not a problem. Just check your caps portal after some days/weeks. The admission will reflect. And make sure your O’level result is on the CAPS portal.

Q: Please my Course and Institution is not showing on JAMB CAPS Portal. Why and what should I do?

Answer: According to JAMB Support, don’t panic. You have not been offered admission, when you are offered it will show.

Q: When I try to access my JAMB CAP Portal, it keep showing “You are not eligible for this service”. Please why?

Answer: Just go back and change your exam year to 2019. Even though you might have changed it already, when you go back you will see the year has being altered, just put it back to 2019, then click Access CAPS.

Q: I can not log-in it’s showing me invalid credentials. What should I do?

Answer: Make sure you follow the steps we stated HERE. Most times candidates try going to the JAMB CAPS portal directly without first login-in to their JAMB portal and this causes issues.

Q: Please I need your help, my CAPS is saying “welcome” and I have refreshed the pages it’s still the same. Pls what can I do to it …

Answer: Locate and click the 3dots in the right above your browser screen. Then click on desktop site. It should show you your admission status tab. Check image below;

Check No1

Q: Please am only seeing sorry you have not be given admission yet does this means that they will still give me admission?

Answer: Yes you might still gain admission into your desired school. 

Q: I checked the jamb caps portal and it bring out my details and accept nd reject admission nd i accept it nd it shows congratulations
But wen I check the school portal it said not given admission yet
Does DAT mean the portal has a problem or have not been admitted into school but I went to the school to check the admission list I saw my name but still telling me am not given admission yet on the school portal but my jab portal told me have been admited so am confused pls help me out…

Answer: You have been offered admission. The problem is from your school portal. they will update it soon or you are not following the right procedure.

Q: My status is showing ”recommended” can I accept it?

Answer : Don’t Accept Yet, if You’ve accepted already there is No Problem

Q: My status is showing “recommended” what does it mean

Answer: This Means the Institution You Picked Haven’t Given You Admission and There’s a Chance That Institution may or may not Give you admission, So If you Click Accept Or Not, Jamb Will Automatically Put You in the Market Place. That is Assign You to another University That Wants You Whether You picked them or not. So after clicking accept, keep checking the acceptance page to be notified of your fresh admission or initial choice of admission.

Q: Mine is showing admission in progress..but before that it showed ‘proposed’ in the admission status, after clicking accept later showed records updated..but now all it shows is admission in progress..

Answer: Relax And Keeping checking the portal. You might be admitted.

Q: Good evening sir, I should have been admitted in to AAU, I have a high screening result but I checked on jamb caps, but I’m still seeing not admitted…What do you think could be the problem sir?

Answer : are you the admission officer? If no keep waiting.

Q:I am a direct entry applicants. Mine stopped at 2017 not 2018?

Answer: DE students Relax For Now Concerning Caps. 

Q: Hello sir, my jamb admission status is blank what can I do sir

Answer: Try Checking your Status with another Device or Web browser. Or follow the steps for mobile device HERE.

Q: Please i have been offered admission by jamb caps but d school have not offered me admission, what do i do, should i accept it or not

Answer: Accept it and I don’t think jamb has set a deadline yet cause most people status didn’t change even after 72hrs (based on last year experience)…no harm in accepting.

Q: my school list is actually not yet out but already with jamb. And applicants from d school have started receiving and accepting admission. but for sometime now when i check it shows ”NOT ADMITTED”, so i want to ask does it mean i was not offered admission by jamb at all. or i have not been offered yet? thanks.

Answer : 90% chance you haven’t been admitted, have people who picked the same course as you did, been admitted via caps if yes, you haven’t been admitted.. Keep hoping.

Q: I applied for elect elect in UNN, but jamb offered me Education and chemistry and I mistakenly accepted it, pls wat will I do, does it mean DAT I can’t go for elect elect again

Answer : yes , you don’t have the requirements, you can try again next year if you can’t study chemistry.

Q: Mine was ‘proposed’ and i accepted please tell me more about it i don’t understand because it even brought my details and also d school i put in for…

Answer : Your Status is Proposed? If Yes Relax no admission yet

Q: I have been given admission by the school and i have also accepted in jamb caps but up till now when i go to admission letter and click print it says no data found.

Answer: This is because the portal to print JAMb admission letter is yet to be activated. Check it later. 

Q: Pls my name is out in my university website but still showing no admission given yet in jamb…

Answer: This is because the school is yet to send your name to jamb portal. You school may or may not send your name to JAMB. If they do, you will see “congratulations…” If they do not, you will apply for jamb regularization.

Q: If my school didn’t send my name to JAMB portal, how can I print my admission letter?

Answer: You an get the school admission letter. But if you want to get JAMB admission letter, You will apply for jamb regularization. make sure you choose that you registered for JAMb that year. Then you will required to prove that you have been admitted in that school After which you will pay N5,000 (the price at the time of making this article).

Q: Hello, please I just accessed my caps profile, but my institution and course isn’t there. This is the second time I’m trying. Thanks

Answer: Don’t panic. It is a problem from the JAMB CAPS portal and it will be resolved soon. However, make sure you are following the procedure (see links above).

Do you have any JAMB CAPS question you want us to answer??? Please use the comment box to ask the question and we will be pleased to answer them. BUT MAKE SURE YOU DO NOT ASK QUESTION THAT HAS BEEN ANSWERED.

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I have uploaded my o level results to my jamb but when I want to check my esut screening result it shows reload o level result

Chinonso Uchegbu

Good day sir, I uploaded my
o level results few weeks back, been checking and refreshing but the grades section just shows me AR

Samuel oguntoyinbo

Pls my jamb is saying I’m not eligible for the service

Mujeeb Ajibola Alabi

What do I do if my jamb caps is only showing my registration number

Ezekiel olamide

I tried Accessing tasued portal but it’s showing me error programme applied does not match with programme applied on JAMB CAPS
Please what does it mean?


The O level subjects in my jamp caps appears twice making it total of 18 instead of 9. Will it affect anything?


I Ve been admitted on my school portal but my jamb caps is yet to reflect why?

Chukwuemeka Sylvia

I wanted to access my caps on jamb portal, it was showing me object of reference not set to an instance of object… What should I do


I want to apply for Yaba tech but jamb hasn’t provide my information to the school


I uploaded one olevel on my jamb portal and another one on my screening application would it in anyway affect my admission


I used an email different from my jamb for my post utme. I hope it does not affect my admission on jamb cap

Adesina Adeola

Pls sir I have been hearing people talk abt inputting registration number when they login on their caps but I checked mine I didn’t see any space for inputting registration number and anything I click on check admission status it usually brings welcome

Adesina Adeola

I uploaded my olevel results but it is not showing on my caps and my caps is always showing welcome what can I do pls


Pls sir I tried registering for UNILAG screening but it was saying error and I don’t know why my change of institution haven’t reflected on my JAMB caps


I wanted to change the o level result uploaded on my jamb caps to another one but the person who did it didn’t know that I’ve uploaded one b4 so he just did it directly without deleting the former one. I went to a cbt center today to correct it but it’s still showing the same thing…two different o level results. The issue now is that I want to register for UNILAG’s screening but I don’t know if I should wait for the change to reflect on my caps or if I should register now?If I do that latter,won’t it… Read more »


Good afternoon sir please I was not able to access my jamb cap on time but I can now the issue is that my transfer offer is showing yellow and speaking one funny English but I have already paid my acceptance fee and print my admission letter but can’t accept my Transfer offer


Good morning Sir, i have printed both my jamb admission letter and school admission letter for 2021/2022 however we were not able to resume because of the strike, about the uploading of o level results, i find it hard to remember if i did, i tried accessing my jamb caps, it keeps showing error , network connection lost and to contact jamb desk officer, please how do i know i successfully uploaded my O levels back then.


Hello pls,the state I fill in my jamb registration is osun state and also my nin is osun state but after linking my email to jamb portal I saw Lagos state there?what the pro


My o’level results uploaded twice on Jamb caps
What should I do?

Muhammed sanni

Good evening sir please i have some questions to ask; I picked OOU as first choice can I still get admitted to the second and third choice i picked during jamb registration and when will the institutions stop admitting incase i want to go to polytechnic not interested in OOU but in die minutes, i had been worried about this thanks!


When will the polytechnic Ibadan resume for newly admitted student 2021/22 session


Please sir, I did jamb last year and this year again. But when I’m trying to access my caps for this year, it’s showing the credentials for last year, despite the fact that I used different mails. I can’t change the registration number to this year too. It’s not clicking.


The information I saw in my sister’s jamb caps is different from what we are seeing in her printout, including her jamb reg no and jamb result, and she did change of institution since over one week but it hasn’t been reflected…what could be the problem, sir?


My 2022 jamb registration number is no longer showing
What should i do please


I’ve been admitted to the polytechnic Ibadan what’s the maximum Time limit for the payment of the acceptance fee is it up to atleast 2weeks


When will The polytechnic Ibadan release there admissions list for 2022/23

Good afternoon sir. I checked my olevel on my jamb caps and my subjects and grades were reflecting double. I am seeing a particular subject twice.


When I access my jamb caps as a d.e students its only showing my registration number its isn’t showing my details including my olevel result..
Although I am yet to upload my ijmb result..but my olevel had been uploaded.. what’s the reason sir?

Nwosu onome

Sir I clicked on my jamb caps but the registration number and other data there was for my last year jamb


Sir, I did regularization recently about change of institution and course, and I was approved on my jamb portal, but my jamb caps is still showing the previous admissions so I clicked on refresh from caps, and suddenly my new admission change to the previous admission, so what can I do to it??

Muhammed sanni

Good evening Sir, i login to my jamb and I clicked on my institution,o level results,etc. after loading it take me back to home page have been trying this for days now .


The issue in the image below


I’m having this issues on my jamb caps. Thank you

Muhammed sanni

Sir after login to my caps under o level admission it keeps loading all the time, what’s the meaning of refresh admission

Muhammed sanni

Please sir i changed my institution and course but someone told me not to upload my o level results yet that I should wait until it reflects I’m confused

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