JAMB Admission Status and Their Meanings on CAPS 2021

In this article, you will be guided on the common 2021 JAMB Admission status and its meanings. If you wish to know what each JAMB CAPS admission status means, then this is for you.

When checking your admission on JAMB CAPS, you will come across some challenges and unfamiliar messages like JAMB CAPS not opening, JAMB CAPS showing only welcome but Blank, showing Admission in Progress, or showing Not admitted”

Other common challenges and status include, JAMB CAPS not showing institution and Course, CAPS showing Recommended or JAMB CAPS showing “No admission given yet”

If you wish to know why each of the challenges or messages listed above appears when you want to check your admission status on JAMB CAPS, then this information is for you.

Below is the complete 2021 JAMB CAPS admission status messages and their meanings with their possible solutions for all candidates.

2021 JAMB CAPS Admission Messages and Their Meanings

Many candidates have been complaining about some challenges they faced when trying to check their admission status on the JAMB CAPS Admission status checking portal.

JAMB Admission Status and Their Meanings

As such, Student major has taken notice of those problems, challenges, and status messages and have compiled solutions to all of them.

Below are the meanings and solutions to JAMB CAPS Admission status like JAMB CAPS showing only welcome but Blank, showing Admission in Progress, showing Not admitted, not showing institution and Course, showing Recommended or JAMB CAPS showing “No admission given yet”

Why is My JAMB CAPS Not Opening

The reason why your JAMB CAPS may not open will be because of a bad network or bad browser. To solve this problem, you will have to do any of the following;

  • Make sure to check if you have browsing data on your phone
  • Check if your network is still working
  • Try using a stronger network or change your Sim
  • Use a better browser (recommended browsers are Chrome, Firefox, etc.)
  • If it doesn’t still work, then uninstall and reinstall the browser
  • You can also clear your browser cache/history
  • Also, make sure you are not using an outdated browser
  • If you are browsing so many pages at a time, then reduce your browsing load
  • Disable some running/background apps that use data

Why is my JAMB CAPS showing Only “Welcome” but Blank?

Many JAMB candidates have been complaining about what they see on their JAMB CAPS portal when trying to check their 2020 JAMB Admission status.

Some say they only see “Welcome” when logged in to their JAMB CAPS Portal and couldn’t see anything else, not even their JAMB Admission status.

If you are one of the candidates facing this kind of challenge, then you should know that your device is the cause of the problem.

If your JAMB CAPS is showing only welcome but blank, then that simply means that your device is not compatible with viewing the JAMB CAPS Admission status portal contents.

What you should know is that the JAMB CAPS has displayed your JAMB Admission status but your phone is only able to make it visible.

How To Solve Blank JAMB CAPS 

The only solution to Blank JAMB CAPS is to select the 3 dotted lines that looks like this ⋮ at the top right corner of your phone browser.

After doing that, check down the option and tick ‘Desktop site‘. After doing that, your phone will now be showing the Desktop Version of the JAMB CAPS portal and your status will be visible.

In case that doesn’t solve it, you are advised to do the following;

  • Change your device
  • Use a computer instead of a phone
  • If you are using a phone, then browsers like Chrome or Firefox only.

Why is JAMB CAPS Showing “No Admission Given Yet”?

If your JAMB CAPS is showing “No Admission Given Yet”, then it simply means that you have not been given admission yet.

At that point, it is not certain if you will be admitted or not. But all you should know about this message is that your institution has not offered you any admission yet.

Why is My JAMB CAPS Showing Not Admitted?

Many other candidates have been complaining that they only see “Not Admitted” when they checked their Admission status on the JAMB CAPS Portal.

When this happens, the space that your institution and course are supposed to be shown on your JAMB Admission status will be blank.

Seeing “not admitted” on your JAMB status simply mean that the institution you applied for has not given you admission.  At this point, your chances of gaining admission into that very institution is very narrow.

Why is my JAMB CAPS Showing Admission in Progress?

Other candidates have been complaining that they only see “Admission In progress” when they checked their 2020 JAMB Admission status on the JAMB CAPS Portal.

If your JAMB CAPS is showing “Admission In progress”, then that is a simple notification to tell you that JAMB has received your name as one of the candidates that have been selected for admission.

But the reason for the delay is because JAMB will have to confirm if your school followed the JAMB Admission rules/principle in giving you the admission.

At that point, there’s a high assurance that you will be admitted. So just wait for JAMB to complete their checking and make sure you keep on checking your status.

Why is my JAMB CAPS not Showing institution and Course?

When your JAMB CAPS institution and course is blank, then it simply means that you have not been offered admission.

At that point, it is better to check your status message to know the exact point that your admission progress is.

Why is my JAMB CAPS Showing Recommended?

Some candidates complained of seeing “Recommended” when they check the 2020 JAMB Admission status on the JAMB CAPS Portal.

If you are one of the candidates whose JAMB admission status is showing “Recommended” on their JAMB CAPS, then you should know that the message is almost the same as “Admission in Progress”.

“Recommended” on JAMB CAPS simply means that JAMB has received your name as one of the candidates selected for admission.

But the reason for the delay is because JAMB wants to confirm if your school followed the laid down rules/principle in giving you the admission.

What Does it Mean When JAMB CAPS shows “Congratulations, you’ve been offered Admission”?

CONGRATULATIONS to all candidates that see this message on their 2020 JAMB Admission Status on JAMB CAPS.

When you see “Congratulations, you’ve been offered Admission” on JAMB CAPS, then it simply means that you have been offered a provisional Admission.

What to Do if you have been offered admission on JAMB CAPS

There’s nothing else you need to do other than to accept or reject the admission and proceed to print your school and JAMB admission letter.

But make sure you check the following before Accepting or rejecting any offered admission:

  1. a) Check the Institution that offers you Admission.
  2. b) Check the Course you have been offered Admission on. If the school offers you admission on a different course other than the one you applied for, then you have to go and do JAMB change of course if you are willing to accept the admission on that very course. Follow this guide here to do that.

PLS NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

  1. If the school offers you admission on a different course other than the one you applied for, then you have to go and do JAMB change of course if you are willing to accept the admission on that very course. Follow this guide here to do that.
  2. All candidates that have been offered admission are to ACCEPT or REJECT their admission on CAPS.
  3. Candidates who used awaiting O’level results during their JAMB registration must make sure they upload their O’level results before they can be offered admission.

Those are the common 2021 JAMB Admission status and their meanings. If you wish to ask more questions, then use the comment box below to do so.

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Gideon
Gideon
24 days ago

my jamb caps is showing me your admission in progress over one month now I don’t know why,
most of my friends show admission in progress but later change to congratulations, but still mine is showing me admission in progress.

Alam Timothy sesugh
Alam Timothy sesugh
1 month ago

My CAPS only shows a congratulatory message without stating the course,pls where do I stand

Rose
Rose
1 month ago

I am only seeing welcome on my jamb caps and nothing else not even my results or anything about me

Meshach
Meshach
Reply to  Mentor
25 days ago

If I log in my jamb profile
I can’t check access caps y

favour
favour
1 month ago

but what if you unintentionally click the accept button

Francess falaye
Francess falaye
1 month ago

My jamb caps page is still blank even after trying what you wrote here, I am unable to accept or reject. Please help me

Simi
Simi
2 months ago

Am seeing not yet given admission yet when I click on check admission status.
And if I click on access my caps it is showing not admitted but I can see my institution name and course.Please where do I stand