How To Check Admission Status On JAMB CAPS Portal

JAMB CAPS is now the most talked word among JAMB Candidates who applied for admission into tertiary institutions especially this period when most tertiary institutions have started selling admission forms while some may have started releasing admission lists.

Some of the related searches which contain questions asked concerning JAMB Caps Portal are as follows:
  • What is Jamb caps all about?
  • Has Jamb started giving admission on caps?
  • How do I accept admission on Jamb caps?
  • How do I reject admission On Jamb caps?

What is JAMB CAPS Portal?

Before we dive into the use of the JAMB CAPS properly, let’s do a little bit of an introduction to what JAMB Caps is all about. JAMB CAPS is an acronym representing the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board Central Admission Processing System.
As the name implies, this is a system where all admission processing will be handled by the management while the CAPS Portal is the environment housing the features of the JAMB Central Admission processing.


  • To Check Admission Status
  • To Accept Admission
  • To Reject Admission
  • Other Admission Handling Features
Many JAMB Candidates who wrote JAMB during the 2021/2022 academic session have been asking a lot of questions concerning the JAMB Caps portal. some of the questions are as follows:
  • How can I check JAMB Admission Status on JAMB Caps Portal?
  • How can I Check JAMB Caps Portal to see if I have been offered admission?
  • How can one Check Admission Status on JAMB Caps?
Bearing the following questions in mind, This is to inform all candidates who applied for admission during the 2021/2022 academic session that they can now proceed to JAMB Caps Portal to check their admission status.


To use one of the features of the CAPS portal which is checking admission status, please use the guidelines below to successfully check and confirm your admission status.
1. Visit preferably using a PC or chrome browser on mobile.
2. Login with the credentials( email and password) you created your jamb account with.
3. After successfully logging in, click on the options button ( the button with 3 dashes) at the top of the page.
4. You’ll see CAPS under the tag ‘Admissions. Click on it and you’ll be taken to the CAPS page.
5. If the page only shows ‘welcome’, do not be discouraged. Just click on options on your mobile’s browser and change the view of the page to ‘desktop view’. This is why it’s preferable to use a PC.
6. You’ll see some options listed on the left-hand side. Click on ‘Admission Status‘.
7. It’ll then bring your details.
If you’ve been admitted, you can either ‘Accept admission’ or ‘Reject admission’.


After following the steps outlined above in other to check if you have been offered admission on the JAMB CAPS portal, there are series of messages you are bound to see after you have input your JAMB Registration Number.
Below are the messages you will likely receive when you check your admission status using the JAMB caps and what you need to do concerning that.


If you check your admission status and what you see is admitted, then congratulations as you have been offered admission and you can now proceed to accept the admission and follow the next instruction after accepting your admission.


If after checking your admission status and you see Recommended, it means you may have been offered admission in another school other than the one you chose or an opportunity was opened for you in another school.


The Third set of messages you may likely see when trying to check if you have been offered admission is Not Admitted, in this case, you have been considered for admission just yet or you will not be offered admission at all. If you see this message, you are not allowed to accept admission.


If you see the above message bearing admission in progress, check back later, then it has a straightforward explanation which means that your school is yet to release the admission list or that they are still releasing the admission list.


If your portal shows approved, then congratulations, as JAMB has approved the admission offered to you.


  • You are not advised to use the CAPS portal until your school of choice has released the admission list.
  • Once you click the accept admission button, it will not be reversed as you have accepted it.
  • If your admission status or other details is blank or shows “-“, don’t worry. Jamb is still uploading the details, so just keep checking.
If your school is yet to release the admission list, it will read: “admission in progress, check back later” under the tag ‘Admission Status‘. In this case, you won’t be able to click on the ‘Accept admission’ or ‘Reject admission’ button.

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