In this page created by SCHOOLUPDATES, 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.
What is JAMB CAPS
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 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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;
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.