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JAMB Admission Status Portal 2023 & Past Years Checking

JAMB Admission Status checking for 2023/2024 session is online now at www.jamb.org.ng (UTME and Direct Entry candidates). It as been uploaded online for all candidates to check. Now it is available for all 2023 and past JAMB UTME candidates.

LATEST: JAMB Admission Offer Acceptance/Rejection Deadline Set.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved and successfully uploaded lists of candidates admitted for the 2023/2024 academic session. The list is available on JAMB admission portal. Remember that you can check for years before 2023 and 2024 too – that is, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and previous years.

What you need to know about JAMB Admission Status

As a student in Nigeria, gaining admission into a tertiary-level institution is a crucial step toward achieving your academic goals. However, the process can be stressful and overwhelming, with many students applying for limited spaces. A critical aspect of this process is checking your JAMB admission status. In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about how to check your JAMB admission status.

Firstly, it’s essential to understand what JAMB is and why it’s so important. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) conducts entrance examinations for tertiary-level institutions in Nigeria. Your JAMB score is crucial for gaining admission into your desired institution, so, understandably, you’re anxious to check your admission status.

To check your JAMB admission status, you’ll need to follow these steps (if you just want to check your status, then skip the next 3 paragraphs to the how to steps):

Step 1: Log in to the JAMB portal

The first step to checking your JAMB admission status is to log in to the JAMB portal. You can do this by visiting the JAMB website and entering your registration number and password. If you’ve forgotten your password, you can reset it by following the instructions on the website.

Step 2: Check your admission status

Once the portal logs you in, you can see your admission status and other relevant information. If you get an admission offer, congratulations! You’ll need to follow the instructions provided by your institution to accept the offer and secure your place. If you don’t get an admission offer yet, don’t worry – options are still available.

Step 3: Explore your options

If you haven’t been offered admission yet, there are still options available to you. One option is to consider other institutions that may still be accepting applications. You can use the JAMB portal to search for available courses and institutions. Another option is to consider different types of tertiary-level institutions, such as polytechnics or colleges of education.

It’s important to remember that JAMB admission status is just one part of the admissions process. Institutions may also consider other factors, such as your O’level results and post-UTME score. It’s important to stay focused and keep working towards your goals.

JAMB Admission Status

Now to the questions that are top of your mind – how do i know if JAMB gave me admission or how to check admission status with email?

How to check JAMB Admission Status 2022 Online

If you have wondered, how do I check if I have been given admission, the next steps are for you:

  • STEP 1: Go directly to jamb e facility at https://efacility.jamb.gov.ng/
  • STEP 2: Login to the e-facility portal after creating an account.
  • STEP3: Click on “Check Admission Status” tab.
  • STEP 4: Select your ‘Exam Year’ and also supply your ‘JAMB Registration’ number in the appropriate column.
  • STEP 5: Finally, click the “Check Admission Status” to access your admission details.


  • STEP 1: Both UTME and Direct Entry candidates should go to the JAMB admission status checking portal at portal.jamb.gov.ng
  • STEP 2: Click on the ‘Check Admission Status‘ link provided under the 2022 UTME column of the website.
JAMB Admission Status Portal

The process above is how you check JAMB Admission Status. Admitted candidates are advised to purchase admission letter printing scratch card from the nearest JAMB office and print their admission letters (Print JAMB admission letter pdf here).

Important Note: For those who may forget their Registration Number, you can retrieve it upon validation of PIN and Serial Number with either surname, first name or middle name, Date of Birth and State of Origin.

How To Check JAMB Admission Status through SMS

To check you admission status via SMS is easy and straightforward. The guide below will show you how to do it on any phone if you don’t want to check jamb portal. Please, note that you must have a minimum of 50 Naira on your phone to complete this action.

  1. jamb check admission status
  2. check admission status on jamb caps
  3. Open your phone messaging (SMS or text) app
  4. Type 55019 or 66019 as recipient of this message
  5. Type a message in the format of “Status Exam year”. Example: STATUS 2022
  6. Click on the Send SMS button

For the action above to work, you must use the SIM card you used for JAMB registration.

The procedure above is how to check JAMB admission status without email address.

Your Admission Status will be sent as an SMS to your phone.

SEE ALSO: How to Upload Result on JAMB Portal.

“No Admission Yet and Causes” Checking JAMB Admission Status

Note that the lists are been uploaded in batches. Therefore, if after checking the JAMB admission status portal, you don’t see your name, keep on coming back to check the admission status again.

Also any admitted candidate that his/her admission details differs from the one they want to upload or already uploaded on the preferred institution’s website should immediately report such to the admission office of his or her preferred institution for further instruction.

Login to JAMB CAPS to confirm your O’level result upload:

You should verify whether your O’level result (WAEC, NECO, NABTEB or GCE) has been uploaded on the JAMB portal or not. Failure to upload your O’level result to JAMB portal can affect your admission status.

It is possible to find something surprising when you check your JAMB admission status dashboard. You should check if you have been recommended for transfer to another program.

According to the JAMB CAPS (caps.jamb.gov.ng) implementation policy, institutions have the right to consider transferring some candidates due to UTME and O’level combinations from the choice program to another program.

Candidates must check their acceptance by following steps a through c above, then click the ‘Transfer Approval’ link to find out if a recommendation has been made for them to transfer to another program.

This transfer consideration must be approved or denied by you. If you agree, the institution of your first choice will be able to accept you into the new program. You will continue in your desired Course/Program if you Reject. There won’t be any change to the program transfer.

SEE ALSO: JAMB Change of Course and Institution. Make sure you check the JAMB Cut-Off Marks of the schools you want to change to before making the change.

All these actions will be done on the official www.jamb.gov.ng/admission status 2022 portal.

Awaiting Result

Another reason you may get the dreaded message after checking your JAMB admission status portal is awaiting result. That is, if you applied using awaiting result for JAMB UTME, this could be a cause of no admission yet.

Candidates who indicated they were “awaiting result” during registration must upload their O-Level results to the JAMB portal in order for their preferred university to process their admission. Direct-entry candidates, including JUPEB students, should upload their A’level and O’level results as well to avoid disqualification. This will help the screening personnel evaluate whether they meet the requirements for admittance.

Admission Letter Printing Details

Don’t forget to go back to print your admission letter if you get admission. JAMB admission status checking is available for both UMTE and Direct Entry candidates on list-checking website.

You can also ask us to help you check it on JAMB website for free. Drop a comment. Note that for accepting on rejecting admission offer, you need jamb caps login.

Is JAMB Admission List 2022 Out?

That was the update for the 2021/2022 JAMB admission list and status checking. If you are looking for information on the 2022/2023 lists from different schools, you are in the right place.

It will soon be rolling out and we will do our best to inform you on NGScholars. We will continue to update our 2022/23 UTME thread. There you can see any update on the admission into tertiary institutions for the upcoming session.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to check JAMB admission status without email address?

Currently, you can only check your status on JAMB portal with the email address you provided during UTME registration. You will use this email address in combination.

Can I check JAMB admission status with registration number?

No! Similar to the answer above, you can only check your admission status with your email and password. By this, we mean the email address you provided when you registered for UTME.

How can i check my admission status?

Asking yourself “how do i check my JAMB admission status”, simply follow the steps in this article and you will be fine.

Finally, now that we have discussed all the topic around checking whether you have been admitted, you can proceed to check. If you also have any question, ask in the comment section.

We wish you all the best!!!

Ahmed Ogundimu

Ahmed Ogundimu is a Web Designer and Developer, Digital Marketing Expert and SEO Manager. I enjoy finding solutions to problems and sharing same, hence the reason for creating www.ngscholars.com and some other websites I own. I work as a web developer at Sigmanox NG and also as the web administrator/editor at NGScholars. Follow me on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram


  1. Pls am trying to check my addimission status but is saying invalid e-mail …What do I do..or can you help me check it.

  2. Our school fudma invite us for clearance from 15-26 oct 2018 and they ask us to come with jamb admissiom letter but jamb is yet to give some of us admission please help us and release before the time

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