Get Selected Dropdown value using JQuery OnChange

In this tutorial we will see how to Get Selected Dropdown value OnChange using JQuery. JQuery change() method is used which will execute a function once selected value is changed, this value is displayed inside the input element.


HTML Code is given below. In this code we have a html select element and an input text element.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>Get Selected Dropdown value using JQuery OnChange</title>
<script src=""></script>
        <select name='gender' id="select">
            <option value='male' >Male</option>
            <option value='female' >Female</option>
        <input type='text' id='text'>

JQuery Code

JQuery Code is given below, In this code JQuery change() method is used, change() method triggers the change event or it attaches a function to the change event.

In this example change() method will execute the function once value of selected element is changed. Then the function will read the selected value and will display it using the text box.

$( "select" ).change(function() {
 var val= $(this).val();


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