JAMB Change of Course, Institution and Data Correction 2023

JAMB change of course and institution for 2023 has begun at accredited CBT centers in all the states. Candidates who wish to change their course/Institution can proceed to an accredited center to process their changes.  

You can also correct your Bio-data which includes your name, date of birth, gender, State, and Local Government of origin.

The process costs N2,500 only (excluding the service charge by an accredited center) and can only be processed online, just like every other board process.

Before you proceed to do that, please make sure you do the following;

  • Be sure of the Course/Institution you would like to make changes to. Verify if the course is available in the school using the JAMB Brochure.
  • Be sure that the school you are changing to does not usually have a cut-off mark higher than your score.
  • Ensure you select a Course in line with your UTME/Olevel subject combination to avoid being screened out during your school’s admission screening exercise.

Process Flow

Step 1- Log into your JAMB profile

Step 2- open the menu tab on your JAMB profile

Step 3- Click Register, under register a drop box will appear showing UTME correction of data

Step 4- Click it and follow the steps to pay either online or through the bank. You can make your payment online via the JAMB portal. If you are having difficulties doing that, you can pay the bank.

Step 5- After paying N2500 at the bank plus an additional bank charge of N100 naira, proceed to either the closest JAMB office or a JAMB-accredited center to complete the process. An additional fee will be charged for the service.

Important Notes 

  • You can carry out all of the above processes at an accredited center.
  • You can change one or all of your courses/institutions at the same time.
  • Once the form is submitted, you can no longer make any changes again except for changes of course and institution which can be done more than once. The correction of data can only be done once.
  • There may be a limited number of schools or courses you can change to, so be sure to have 3 or 4 options, just in case the one you want to change to is not available.
  • The cost for the change of course and Data correction is N2,500.
  • You can use the one-time payment of N2,500 to change your institution, course, name, date of birth, State, and Local Government of origin.


We hope that this article was helpful to all candidates who wish to change their course/Institution data.

If the JAMB authority makes any changes, we’ll be sure to update this post.

If you have any JAMB-related questions, please leave them in the comments section.

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