If you are a jamb candidate, you must have heard of jamb caps. I will guide you to know everything about jamb caps in this article. This article will be so broad that it will take your time to read it. I therefore advise that you find a better place and read it. After reading this, i believe you not have any problem with jamb caps of a thing. You will also be learning some of the terminologies used on jamb here. In fact, i call it jamb caps sensitization.

If you are among those asking the questions is jamb caps admission real? or is it compulsory? what is jamb caps? what is jamb caps all about?

What is Jamb Caps

What is the meaning of Jamb Caps? CAPS stands for Central Admission Processing System. Jamb has introduced a system which will guide every candidate on how to regulate (accept or reject their admission) and also to help a candidate to know whether he or she has been admitted or not (check admission status).

It therefore means that a candidate now has the full right to reject or accept his / her admission provided such candidate has been offered admission into any institution.

What is the Jamb Caps portal

This is a page or the site which will allow you to get access to reject, accept or check admission status in the jamb website. The url is caps.jamb.gov.ng. So, to quickly access the jamb caps portal, use the link just provided.

Jamb Caps Registration

There is not special registration for the jamb caps neither is there anything like account creation. If you have created your profile on jamb portal, then accessing jamb caps portal is 100% possible. The only set of candidates that do not have access to jamb caps portal are those who took jamb from 2016 down. So, next time you visit a cyber Cafe to check you admission on jamb caps portal, do not pay for any thing like jamb caps registration. You can only pay for the service provided to you.

Jamb caps username and password

There is nothing like i forgot or lost my password for jamb caps. If you can access your jamb profile, then you do not need another login details to access jamb caps.

What is jamb caps.gov.ng

This is the website you can use to access the jamb caps portal. Just visit the direct link http://caps.jamb.gov.ng/ to begin. You will be directed to a login page where you will provide your login details (username and password). It is the official portal to carry out your admission stuff.

What is jamb caps Acceptance page

This refers to the page that allows you to accept or reject your admission on the portal.

Do I Need a Scratch Card to Accept or Reject Admission?

The answer is a capital NO.

Jamb Caps Process / Procedure

  1. Open your favourite browser (Preferably, Google Chrome).
  2. Visit the jamb caps admission checking portal using this link http://caps.jamb.gov.ng/acceptadmission.aspx.
  3. Then scroll down to check CAPS UTME/DE Admission status.
  4. Click on UTME/DE Admission button to check and accept/reject your 2018 status of admission.
  5. Your details including Jamb score, institution, date of birth,etc will appear when you have successfully logged in to Jamb caps portal.
  6. If you are given admission and you like the school then click on accept admission.
  7. If the institution and course space is blank or you have not been offered admission then don’t click on accept admission. Just keep checking back.
  8. Be very careful not to accept admission when you are not offered (or when you have hope of gaining admission in a better school).
  9. Once you accept the admission offered you then your admission door is closed for that year.
  10. On the other hand, if you see welcome while you click on CAPS, don’t be annoyed. Just use desktop version to see the menu and then click on check admission status (Click on the three dots on Google Chrome and scroll down to see desktop site).


My Name is in the Admission list but Not in Jamb

If this is your case, then you should read this: Admitted on School Website But Not Yet on Jamb Caps Portal.

Jamb Caps Are Saying Invalid Credential or Login Details

If you are int this category, then you should try to reset your login details.


When is jamb caps closing

Jamb will always inform all her candidates date for closure of accepting or rejecting admission before they do so.


If you are still about to check your admission status in jamb, or accept or reject, then you can always bookmark this page to serve as a guide.

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