How to accept or reject admission offer via JAMB portal

Ernest Sunday

This article covers the right procedure on how candidates who have been offered admission into any school can accept or reject their admission offer on the JAMB portal.

The full procedure in how to accept or reject an admission in JAMB portal

When the Joint Admission Matriculation Board, JAMB, offers you admission into one of its institutions, you are required to either accept the offer and proceed with registrations or reject the offer in the JAMB portal.

Have you been offered admission into one of the universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria, or have JAMB offered you two admissions, and you are looking for a way to reject one of them?

You do not have to worry; we got you. We have prepared proper procedures for accepting or rejecting admission offers on the JAMB portal for you.

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board(JAMB) has created a Central Admission Processing System (CAPS) as a means for UTME and Direct Entry candidates to accept or reject their admission offer and monitor their admission status.

The Central Admission Processing System (CAPS) is also a platform for institutions to request candidates who have scored up to their cut-off marks for admission.

Candidates who have been offered admission into one of these institutions in Nigeria should follow the procedure below to accept or reject their JAMB admission through the JAMB CAPS portal.


Once a candidate accepts admission, they will no longer have the chance of admission into other schools

If a candidate rejects an admission, he will be made available for other schools' admission consideration.

How to accept or reject admission offer in JAMB Portal

  1. Go to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board(JAMB)'s website.
  2. Click on CAPS (Candidates) E-facility on the green navbar.
  3. Enter your Email Address and password to login into your account
  4. Select your UTME year and click on Check Admission Status

5. Enter your examination year and click on the 'Access my CAPS' button.

6. Click on Transfer Approval.

7. Click on the Accept or Reject button to finally accept or reject your admission.