What are the Differences between being Admitted on JAMB CAPs and being admitted by you school of Choice? , I was Admitted by my school but its not Reflecting on my JAMB CAPs page, Am i good to go?, How do the admission process work?.
Some Student Always finds it Difficult to differentiate between the Jamb admission list and school admission wondering, Is there any difference between being Admitted by your School of Choice or being Admitted by JAMB. Clarifications will be made with ease now and all concerned party will have a perfect knowledgeany difference between being Admitted by your School of Choice or being Admitted by JAMB. Clarifications will be made with ease now and all concerned party will have a perfect knowledge of what it means.
Differences Between Admission on JAMB CAPs And School Admission
1. JAMB Admission:
The Joint Admission and Matriculation board – JAMB as a body has the power to grant admission to any student in any institutions within the shore and soil of Nigeria whether or not the candidate meet the school requirements.
Jamb is responsible for over 4% of admission in Nigeria institution and it’s one of the reason while it’s important to check your jamb admission status regularly .
JAMB have the names and scores of all UTME candidates and few who meet the admission requirements will be selected and will be given admission without permission or approval from the Nigeria institution.
Such candidates can visit the institution to claim the admission given by JAMB, Though sometimes these Student are rejected by the Institution.
Since the introduction of JAMB CAPs – Central Admission Processing system , Schools (Universities, Polytechnics & Colleges of Education ) are required to submit list of admitted student to JAMB for Upload.
2. School admission:
Upon conclusion of all necessary Exam – Post UTME , Schools are meant to collect and submit the names of qualified candidates to jamb by following the admission quota has stated by jamb. Any school that fails to abide by the rules set by JAMB may find themselves in situation whereby their admission list will be rejected by jamb and a new names will have to be drafted and resubmitted to jamb for final approval.
Jamb will issue admission letter to all candidates submitted by any institutions in Nigeria and such candidates can use the admission letter for present or future purpose. which may include Clearance Scholarship application e.t.c
Both Parastatal work together to ensure that admission is given by merit, for Student who may find their names on JAMB CAPs only but not on their School list, you can accept your admission and hope for the best.
For those who may find themselves in the reverse situation, (i.e, finding your name on your schools Admission list but not on JAMB CAPs), probably JAMB is yet to upload you name on CAPs , just keep checking. See how to How To Check your JAMB CAPS Admission Status
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