Now, let’s look into the real meaning of “meaning of admission in progress check back later” on JAMB CAPS status checking portal and what assurance you should have when you see this.
Firstly, Admission in Progress shows that your school have started processing admission and your admission is in progress.
Buut it does not in anyway indicate a 100% assurance of admission for you, rather it shows that you should do what we explain below.
Admission in Progress is one of the most common JAMB admission status messages that you will likely see when checking your JAMB admission status on CAPS.
Seeing that messages has a higher percentage chances of being admitted if only meet all the JAMB admission criteria.
What does it mean when you see “Admission in Progress Check back later”?
What is the meaning of Admission in Progress?
If your see “admission in progress check back later” on JAMB CAPS portal, then it means your institution is currently processing your admission on JAMB CAPS.
At this level, the candidate can at least relax a bit with some level of hope and expect the final admission status in few weeks.
Does Admission in Progress mean You Will Be Admitted?
No!!! Admission in Progress only shows that you have been considered for admission by your institution.
In several occasions, it does not anyway indicate a 100% assurance of admission as there are many other factors that determines JAMB final admission decision.
Recommended: True meaning of “Your Admission is Being Processed”
Can Admission in Progress Change to Not Admitted?
Yes! One of our candidates last year experienced such situation. He was placed on Admission in Progress for more than a month and the admission status later changed back to Not Admitted.
Reasons for Changing from Admission in Progress to Not Admitted
Notwithstanding, there are some reasons why Admission in Progress changes back to Not Admitted and some of those reasons are:
- Wrong JAMB subject combination
- Failure to Upload O’level result on JAMB CAPS.
- Incompliance with JAMB admission policy.
- Changing of institution while JAMB is processing your admission
- Change of course while JAMB had already processed your admission
Most at times, when a candidate sees Admission in Progress that later changes to Not Admitted, then it may mean that the school selected the candidate for admission but JAMB disqualified the candidate because of incompliances with the JAMB admission policies or the reverse.
Signs that Your Admission in Progress Status may Change Back to Not Admitted
Red flag: if your admission in progress stays for so long, let’s say a month to 2 months, then there are chances that it may change back to Not Admitted.
Meanwhile, if your admission in progress status stays for longer than 3 weeks then it is advisable to check the following.
- Check if your O’level was uploaded successfully. See how to do it here
- Check the subject combination for your course and compare it the subject you choose.
How long does it take for admission in Progress to Change to Admitted?
There’s no exact duration for Admission in Progress to change to Admitted. To some candidates it may last for just a week and to others, it may take up to 3 weeks.
Generally, admission in progress may take about 1 to 3 weeks to change to Admitted depending on the situations behind the admission process of the institution.
What to do immediately you See Admission in Progress
When your admission status shows, Admission in Progress, then it’s a great time for you to make sure that everything is in good place for you to get accepted by JAMB.
At that point it is advisable to do the following to avoid losing the admission and changing back to Not Admitted.
- Check if your O’level has been uploaded. Check here
- If not, then upload your O’level here
- Make sure you don’t change course or institution at this time.
At this point, we believe you have known the meaning of Admission in Progress status on JAMB CAPS and what to do when you see it.