Friday, May 12, 2017

JAMB UTME Correction Of Data Errors After Registration [Subjects, Name, State Of Origin]

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UPDATE: 11TH MAY, 2017

The Joint Admission Matriculation has finally opened the portal for the correction of Data Errors during the 2017 UTME Registration.
  • Candidates who made mistakes while filling their forms in the ongoing Registration,can now make corrections for the following categories:
  • Correction of Name, 
  • Passport Photograph, 
  • UTME Subject Combination, 
  • Choices of Institution/Courses and 
  • Date Of Birth
The Sum Of 2,500 would have to be paid to effect any of these corrections.
Only Approved CBT Centres are allowed to make these changes. Payment can be done via Remita before proceeding to the Centres. Thank you

*Change of UTME subject combination if free. Changes for Name, Course/Institution, Passport and Date of Birth are 2500

*Your 2,500 fee covers for all the the changes. You do not have to pay per Change of category. Only Change for UTME subject is FREE

*The window for Data Correction closes 10:00am 12th May, 2017. Please take full advantage of this window.. Thank you

For Full Guidelines On How To Make Corrections Yourself Click Here

Hello Sir, I mistakenly choose a wrong subjects during JAMB Registration, The cyber cafe i registered didn't write my correct name, My JAMB Exam center was wrongly chosen, My State of Origin during the Jamb Registration was wrongly choosed, My Jamb email address was wrong or invalid and i have purchased my e-pin.

All these questions and more kept pumping to my mail, phone and social media networks, I have noticed that this year JAMB UTME registration is filled with errors, and most errors are either caused by the students or the center registrar.

The most frequent complaint i got this week is regarding to the wrong subject combination, mistakes in names and state of origin.

A Student recently complained to me that his attention was not called during his registration, the registrar went ahead and filled an incorrect subjects and submitted while he was around.
The other lady complained also that her name was wrongly written, The surname was written as the first and other names as last name.

Another complaint i received was concerning the state of origin, instead of choosing Anambra State as a boy state of origin the registrar went and choose Lagos and submitted.

The reason i decided to write on these is to draw attention of all the students who are yet to register to take caution and be on alert during his or JAMB registration to avoid any forms of mistakes or errors.

It will be recalled that before the registration of the 2017 JAMB UTME Exercise the Registrar warned all students to avoid any sort of errors during registrations there might not be any room for amendment or correction, but if there is any provision made for that there must be a penalty attached.
Now back to all those students who has made one or more mistakes my advise to you is to remain calm and wait till an official statement is made by the exam body concerning any amendments, as far as am concerned with this registration, once an application is been submitted it cannot be edited or amended unlike last year when you have to buy another scratch card to amend data this year it is not done so.

I have received complaints that most centers after deliberately making a mistake in a student data while registering will ask them to pay 2,500 for amendment which they cant guarantee them of that, thereby making the situation worst for the student.

Please do not pay any cyber authority for any correction of data as they are not licensed to change or amend any data after clicking the submit button.

I will personally update this post if there is an official process to make changes to the errors or mistakes made during registration.

As for the CBT Centers please do not extort money from students in the name of helping them correct errors whereas you know that it is not possible.


  1. facing a quite few problems.. it seems everything went crumbling down in my utme registration (on the area of subject selection).
    I don't really know what to do right now cos it seems like there's no provision made for correction of puny mistakes like this in this 2017/2018 jamb registration.

    1. Bookmark this page, and continue checking back once the windows for amendment is out we will update the steps here.

  2. Pls Sir,am having issues with the registration process,i paid on the first week when registration started and i was given a pin but till now i haven't been able to complete my registration there has always been an error message of invalid email when ever the officials enter the pin given to me,and i haven't recieved any confirmation of payment or e-Pin on my email address,and i have been using that same email address to login to my jamb profile.Please what should i do

    1. I Will advise you that if this issue continues this week you have no choice than to go create a new email, profile and make new payment to enable a fresh registration before the deadline approaches.

  3. Made a mistake in spelling my name I am very angry right now like all my effort this year is in ... God help

  4. pls sir
    I would like to change my institution/subjects, I don't know if that is possible

  5. please can I still do the change of institution after the UTME exams are over???


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