JAMB Change of Course & Institution Form 2016 is Out. This is to inform all candidates who duly registered and participated in ongoing 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that the Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board (JAMB) has commenced the sale of Change of Course and Institution application form for 2016 UTME candidates.
Prospective candidates who intend to change his/her choice of university/ polytechnic/ college of education or course can now apply.
Reasons why you may want to change your Course or Insititution
After much findings, schoolportals.com.ng discovered that, there are noticeable reasons why a candidate may need to change his/her jamb choice of course or institution or both.
1. Due to Low UTME score
After the release of Jamb results, the next thing to face is post-UTME and admissions.
Now take for instance that someone applied for a federal university who will probably fix a cut-off mark of 200 and above. if such candidate scored less than 200, it simply means he/she has lost the admission. In this case the change of institution to a state-owned/private University becomes essential.
State universities generally fix cut-off marks below 200.
Also when a candidate chose a very competitive course like Law, Medicine and Surgery, Pharmacy, Engineering, etc.
Several courses have greater number of applicants than others and such courses invariably attract very high cut-off marks.
To avoid being left aside a candidate is advised to go for change of course within the same institution/faculty.
2. Incomplete O’level results
In this case candidates who may have ran into deficiency of required credit passes in some key/relevant subjects may decide to go for change of courses
3. Mistakes during registration
Candidates may have made a mistake while filling the registration form by either YOU or the business/cyber cafe, With this help, you can now correct any errors made during registration of your course or institution.
How To Apply:
The JAMB change of course scratch card can be purchased from any JAMB office or Banks nationwide at the cost of N2,500. After the purchase, candidates are to visit any accredited CBT registration centre for online registration via the JAMB portal (www.jamb.org.ng)