JAMB 2019 Syllabus – Download JAMB Syllabus for all Subjects

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The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board Jamb syllabus for 2019/2020 are available here. The 2019 JAMB syllabus is to guide JAMB candidate to prepare effectively for the 2019 JAMB examination.

Jamb Syllabus 2018

If you are going to write 2019 JAMB UTME Examination, it is important that you Download the 2019 JAMB SYLLABUS for your course.

For Example, the subject combination of all MEDICINE & SURGERY applicant is English, chemistry, biology and physics. Therefore, such applicant will have to download Jamb syllabus for the above mention subject. The candidate will then use the downloaded Jamb syllabus to prepare for the UTME examination.

How to use JAMB 2019 SYLLABUS

  • The syllabus is available in PDF. First, download the JAMB syllabus for your course of study.
  • Use a PDF application to access it.
  • On each subject you open, you will see the aim, after which is the topics/contents/notes and the Objective
  • Look at the topics/contents/notes and also check the objectives
  • Then scroll down to the end of the PDF and see the recommended textbooks
  • Look for one of the recommended textbooks and open to any topic you which to learn and study it by following the objectives.

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JAMB 2019 SYLLABUS FOR ALL SUBJECTS

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JAMB SYLLABUS FOR ARTS – DOWNLOAD

GENERAL OBJECTIVES

The aim of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Art is to prepare the candidates for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:

1. exhibit knowledge of the fundamental elements, principles, and terminology of art;

2. demonstrate knowledge of historical dimensions of art with emphasis on Egyptian and Nigerian art;

3. demonstrate knowledge of artistic techniques, processes, the use of materials and maintenance of tools and equipment;

4. display aesthetic sensitivity to the environment and knowledge of the meaning and function of art in society.

ARTS RECOMMENDED TEXT

Banjoko I. (2000). Visual Arts made Easy: Textbook for Schools and Colleges, Lagos, Movic Publishing Company Ltd.

Egonwa, O.D. (1991). African Art: A contemporary Source Book, Benin: Osasu Publishers.

Eguilae, S.A. (1985). The Essential Groundwork for Art and Design, Omotola Standard Press and Bookshop (Nig) Ltd.

Erese, U. O. and Ogunsina E. D. (1989). Creative Arts and Crafts for J. S. S. Onibonoje Press.

Nahab, S. J. (2003). Art of the Millennium for Senior Secondary Schools, Ehindero (Nig.) Ltd.

Ogumor, E. (1993). Certificate Art for Junior Secondary Schools and Senior Secondary Schools, Ibadan: University Press Plc.

Olaosebikan W. A. (1982). Cultural and Creative Arts, Evans

Olurukooba, B. K. (1991). Art for Senior Secondary Schools, ABU

Wangboje, I. N. (1982). A Textbook on Art for Junior and Senior Secondary Schools,

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JAMB SYLLABUS FOR ARABIC – DOWNLOAD

ARABIC GENERAL OBJECTIVES

The aim of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Arabic is to prepare the candidates for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:

1. answer comprehension question correctly in standard Arabic;

2. translate simple texts from English to Arabic and vice versa;

3. apply the rules of Arabic grammar functionally;

4. see simply Arabic comprehension

5. appreciate Arabic literary texts within the contexts of their environment and eras;

6. use Arabic as a living world language in communication where necessary.

JAMB 2019 SYLLABUS FOR BIOLOGY – DOWNLOAD

BIOLOGY GENERAL OBJECTIVES

The aim of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Biology is to prepare the candidates for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:

1. demonstrate sufficient knowledge of the concepts of the interdependence and unity of life;

2. account for the continuity of life through reorganisation, inheritance, and evolution;

3. apply biological principles and concepts to everyday life, especially to matters affecting the individual, society, the environment, community health and the economy.

BIOLOGY RECOMMENDED TEXT

Ambuna, A. Egunyomi, A. and Osakwe, J. (1990). Comprehensive Certificate Biology for Senior Secondary Schools: University Press Limited

Egunyomi A. Bob – Manuel, Abdullahi B.A. and Oyetola O.A. (1988). Exam Focus: Biology For WASSCE and JME 2nd Edition, University Press Limited

MacQueen J. and Murray J. (1978). Success in Biology, Benin: John Murray

Ndu, F.O. C. Ndu, Abun A. and Aina J.O. (2001). Senior Secondary School Biology: Books 1 -3, Lagos: Longman

Odunfa, S.A. (2001). Essentials of Biology, Ibadan: Heinemann

Oguniyi, M.B. Adebisi A.A. and Okojie J.A. (2000). Biology for Senior Secondary Schools: Books – 3, Macmillan

Ramalingam, S.T. (2005). Modern Biology, SS Science Series. New Edition, AFP

Roberts, A.B.U. (1993). Functional Approach in Biology

Sorojini, T.L. Sheila, P and Charles, T.P. (2000). Modern Biology for Secondary Schools. Revised Edition, FEP

STAN. (2004). Biology for Senior Secondary Schools. Revised Edition, Ibadan: Heinemann

Stone, R.H. and Cozens, A.B.C. (1982). Biology for West African Schools. Longman

Usua, E.J. (1997). Handbook of practical Biology 2nd Edition, University Press, Limited

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JAMB SYLLABUS FOR CHEMISTRY – DOWNLOAD

CHEMISTRY GENERAL OBJECTIVES

The aim of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Commerce is to prepare the candidates for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:

(1) acquire the basic concepts of Commerce;

(2) examine the relationship between Commerce and other related business subjects;

(3) apply the principles of Commerce in Nigeria;

(4) appreciate modern, dynamic and positive changes in commercial activities.

CHEMISTRY RECOMMENDED TEXT

Anderson, D. J. (1978). Commerce for West Africa, London: Macmillan.

Ahukannah, L. I. names(s)? (1992). Commerce for Secondary Schools Onitsha: Africana – First Publishers.

Asaolu, A. and Igwe, P. M. (2005). New Syllabus Commerce for Secondary Schools Books 1 – 3 (Second Edition) Ibadan: Evans.

Babatunde, A. H. (1999). Handbook on Commerce for Schools and College, (First Edition), Global Publications.

Eriki, P. O. (1998). Working with Computer, Benin: Bofic Publishers

French, C. S. (2000). Computer Science, (Fifth Edition), Britain: Ashford.

Ibru, G. M. (2004). Nigeria: The Promise of Tourism, Lagos: G.S.L. Publishing Limited.

Igwe, P. M. names(s)? (2004). Countdown to WASSCE/SSCE/NECO/JME Commerce, Ibadan: Evans.

James, A. F, names(s)? (1996). Management, (Sixth Edition), New Delhi: Prentice Hall).

Nwachukwu, C. C. (1999). Management Theory and Practice, Onitsha: Africana – FIRST Publishers.

Odedokun, M. Onames(s)? (1999). Commerce for Senior Secondary School, Books 1 – 3, Lagos: Longman.

Odoom, F. F. (1998). Commerce for Senior Secondary School, Books 1 – 3, Ibadan: Onibonoje.

Onifade, A. (2001). Management: Office Business Education, Abeokuta: KAPPCO.

Onifade, A. (2002). The Computer for Word Processing and Internet, Abeokuta: KAPPCO.

Onu, A. J. C. (2000). Marketing Today, Abuja: Precious Treasures Ltd.

Pallister, J. and Isaacs, A. (eds) (2002). A Dictionary of Business (Third Edition), Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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JAMB 2019 SYLLABUS FOR CRS – DOWNLOAD

CRS GENERAL OBJECTIVES

The aim of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Christian Religious Studies is to prepare the candidates for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:

1. acquire the knowledge and understanding of the tenets of the Christian faith as contained in the Bible

2. interpret biblical teachings and themes;

3. apply biblical teachings and tenets to live in society;

The syllabus is divided into four sections, namely:

SECTION A: Themes from creation to the Division of the Kingdom

SECTION B: Themes from the Division of the Kingdom to the Return from Exile and the Prophets

SECTION C: Themes from the four Gospels and Acts of the Apostles

SECTION D: Themes from selected Epistle

CRS RECOMMENDED TEXTBOOKS

Adetunje, P.G. names(s)? (2000). ExamFocus Christian Religious Knowledge Ibadan: University Press Plc

Adeyemo, I. O. names(s)? (1998). Christian Religious Knowledge for Secondary Schools Books1 – 3, Ibadan: Onibonoje

Adeyinka, A. A. names(s)? (1991). Christian Religious Knowledge for Senior Secondary Schools, Book 1 – 3, Lagos: Longman

Aghaeghuna, E. O. N (1988). Senior Secondary School Christian Religious Knowledge themes from Selected Epistles,

Vol 1 – III, Awka, Jet Publishers

Dopamu A. names(s)? (1990). Christian Religious Knowledge for Senior Secondary Schools Books 1 – 3, Lagos: Nelson

Ilori J. A. names(s)? (1980). Christian Religious Knowledge for Senior Secondary Schools Books 1 – 3, Ibadan: Evans

Revised Standard Version, Stonchill Green: Bible Society Publishing House (1971).

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JAMB SYLLABUS FOR ECONOMICS – DOWNLOAD

ECONOMICS GENERAL OBJECTIVES

The aim of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Economics is to prepare the candidates for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:

1. demonstrate sufficient knowledge and understanding of the basic concepts, tolls and their general applications to economic analysis;

2. identify and explain the basic structure, operations and roles of the various economics units and institutions (national and international);

3. describe major economic activities – production, distribution and consumption;

4. identify and appraise the basic economic problems of society;

5. develop the competence to proffer solutions to economic problems.

ECONOMICS RECOMMENDED TEXTBOOKS

Aderinto, A.A names(s)? (1996). Economics: Exam Focus, Ibadan: University Press Plc.

Black, J. (1997). Oxford Dictionary of Economics. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Eyiyere, D.O. (1980). Economics Made Easy, Benin City, Quality Publishers Ltd.

Fajana, F et al (1999). Countdown to SSCE/JME Economics Ibadan: Evans

Falodun, A.B. et al (1997). Round-up Economics, Lagos: Longman

Kountsoyiannis, A. (1979). Modern Microeconomics, London: Macmillan

Lawal, O.A. (1985). Success in Economics, London: John Muray.

Lipsey, R.G. (1997). An Introduction to Positive Economics, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Samuelson, P and Nordhaus, W. (1989). Economics, Singapore: McGraw-Hill

Udu E and Agu G.A. (2005). New System Economics: a Senior Secondary Course, Ibadan: Africana FIRST Publishers Ltd.

Wannacott and Wannacott (1979). Economics, New York: McGraw-Hill.

JAMB SYLLABUS FOR FRENCH – DOWNLOAD

GENERAL OBJECTIVES

The aim of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in French is to prepare the candidates for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:

1. assess written comprehension in French;

2. identify how French sounds work in speech production;

3. examine the culture of Francophone West Africa and France in relation (where possible) to home country;

4. appreciate straightforward literary texts in French;

5. apply the principles governing the structure and use of written French

FRENCH RECOMMENDED TEXT

A Literature

(i) Mbuko, L. (2006). Chaque chose en son temps, Aba: Lynnette Publishers

(ii) Malot, H. (1995). Sans famille, Editions Français Facile

B (i) Written Language

Ajiboye, T. (2006). Companion to French Grammar (Revised Edition): Ilorin: Info-Links.

Ajiboye, T. (1999). Nouvel Horizon, Book 4, Ibadan: Bounty Press

Berard, E. names(s)? (1991). Tempo 2

Byrne and Churchill (1980). A Comprehensive French Grammar

Hatier (1980). Le Nouveau Bescherelle: L’Art de Conjuguer, Ibadan: Spectrum

Ojo, S. A(2000). A Comprehensive Revision Handbook of French Grammar, Ibadan: Agoro Publishing Company.

Any other relevant materials on French Grammars

B (ii) Oral:

Ajiboye, T. (2003). An Introduction to Practice in Oral French, Ibadan: Bounty Press Leon, M. (1978). Initiation a la Pronunciation du Francais Standard.

Any other materials that emphasise oral practice

C. Culture of Froncophone Countries

Girod R and Ground-Clement, F. (1979). Comment vivent les Francais, Paris: Hachette Mbuko, L. (2000). French Essays on Culture and Civilisation for Schools and College Ibadan: Bounty Press.

Any other relevant materials, e.g. French newspapers, magazines, journals, and documents on Francophone life.

D. Dictionary

Any good French/English or French dictionary

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JAMB SYLLABUS FOR GEOGRAPHY – DOWNLOAD

GENERAL OBJECTIVES

The aim of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Geography is to prepare the candidates for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:

1. handle and interpret topographical maps, statistical data and diagrams and basic field survey;

2. demonstrate knowledge of man’s physical and human environment and how many lives and earns a living on earth surface with special reference to Nigeria and Africa;

3. show understanding of the interrelationship between man and his environment;

4. apply geographical concepts, skills, and principles to solving problems.

GEOGRAPHY RECOMMENDED TEXTS

Adeleke, B.O. and Leong, G.C. (1999). Certificate Physical and Human Geography (West African Edition), Ibadan: Oxford

Bradshaw, M. name(s)? (2004). Contemporary World Regional Geography, New York: McGraw Hill

Bunet, R.B and Okunrotifa, P.O. (1999). General Geography in Diagrams for West Africa, China: Longman.

Collins New Secondary Atlas, Macmillan

Fellman, D. name(s)? (2005). Introduction to Geography (Seventh Edition) New York: McGraw-Hill

Getis, A. name(s)? (2004). Introduction to Geography (Ninth Edition) New York: McGraw Hill

Iloeje, N. P (1999). A New Geography of West Africa, Hong Kong: Longman

Iloeje, N.P (1982). A New Geography of Nigeria (New Education), Hong Kong: London

Nimaku, D.A. (2000). Map Reading of West Africa, Essex: Longman.

Okunrotifa, P.O. and Michael S. (2000). A Regional Geography of Africa (New Edition), Essex: London.

Udo, R.K (1970). Geographical Regions of Nigeria, London: Longman.

Waugh, D. (1995). Geography an Integrated Approach (Second Edition), China: Nelson

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JAMB SYLLABUS FOR GOVERNMENT – DOWNLOAD

GENERAL OBJECTIVES

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The aim of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Government is to prepare the candidates for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the objectives of the course in Government.

These objectives are to:

i. appreciate the meaning of government;

ii. analyze the framework and specify the institutions of government;

iii. explain the concept of citizenship and define the duties and obligations of a citizen;

iv. appreciate the process of political development;

v. evaluate the political development and problems of governance in Nigeria;

vi. assess the role of Nigeria as a member of the international community and the workings of international organizations.

RECOMMENDED TEXTS

Adigwe, F (1985). Essentials of Government for West Africa, Ibadan: University Press Plc.

Anifowose, R and Enemuo, F. C (eds)(1999). Elements of Politics, Lagos; Malthouse Press Limited.

Appadorai, A. (1978). The Substance of Politics, London: Oxford University Press.

Ball, A. R. (1983). Modern Politics and Government, London: Macmillan.

Ikein, A. A. (1990). The Impact of Oil on a Developing Country, The Case of Nigeria, Ibadan; Evans.

Ofoegbu, R. (1977). Government for the Certificate Year, London: George Allen and Unwin.

Ojiako, J. O. (1981). Nigeria Yesterday, Today and _______ ? Onitsha: Africana Educational Publishers (Nig.) Ltd.

Olawale, J. B (1987). New Topics on Ordinary Level Government, Ilesha: Jola Publishing.

Omolewa, M. (1991). A Certificate History of Nigeria, Ibadan: Longman.

Oyediran, O. Nwosu, H., Takaya, B., Anifowoshe, R., Femi, B., Godwill, O. and Adigun, A. (1990).

Government for Senior Secondary Schools, Books 1, 2 and 3, Ibadan: Longman.

Oyeneye, I., Onyenwenu, M. and Olusunde, B. E. (2000). Round-Up Government for Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination: A Complete Guide, Ibadan: Longman.

Oyovbaire, S., Oguna, A. E. C., Amucheazi, E. C., Coker, H. o. and Oshuntuyi, O. (2001). Countdown to Senior Secondary Certificate Examination: Government, Ibadan: Evans.

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