JAMB: What prospects require understand prior to examination


By Dayo Adesulu.

After the 2019 elections, JAMB prospects are anticipated to compose the Unified Tertiary Enlisting Assessment, UTME. Nevertheless, the date for the computer system based screening evaluation doubts as the previous date has actually been moved from Saturday, 16 th March and on Saturday, 23 rd March, 2019 to undefined date after the elections.

In location of the previous date set up for the CBT evaluation, the authorities of Joint Admissions and Enlisting Board (JAMB) has actually rescheduled its mock evaluation for Saturday, 23 rd March2019

Its representative, Dr. Fabian Benjamin had actually described that the function of the mock evaluation was to make it possible for prospects acquaint themselves with using CBT, including, “It would not be utilized for any evaluation procedure.”.

JAMB prospects.

He information the insinuations from some quarters that marks from the mock evaluation would be contributed to ratings gotten in the primary evaluation.

” Mock evaluation was presented in 2017 to provide prospects the chance to acquaint themselves with the conduct of Computer system Based Test, especially, prospects who are not familiar with using computer systems,” he described.

Besides, there are other preparations prospects need to put in location prior to the evaluation. Prospects are to start the printing of their mock evaluation slips from Wednesday sixth, March. I hope you understand that the evaluation board had actually launched the unique to be checked out by all prospects who will take part in the 2019 UTME.

Prospects are to keep in mind that irrespective of their option naturally of research study, they will be checked on a basic text on “Sweet Sixteen” authored by Bolaji Abdullahi for UTME, while the book entitled: “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by H. Mohammed is for Direct Entry Prospects.

No going back on UTME biometrics– JAMB.

Likewise, did you understand that books have been suggested for prospects sitting for any subject throughout the UTME? All topics have actually suggested books for the 2019 evaluation. Any prospect who wants to score high marks ought to effectively get ready for the evaluation utilizing the suggested books. Below are a few of the suggested books for English Language and Mathematics.

JAMB suggested books for Usage of English: Attah, M. O. (2013) Practice in Spoken English for Intermediate and Advanced Learners, Maiduguri: University of Maiduguri Press.

Bamgbose, A. (2002) English Lexis and Structure for Senior Secondary Schools and colleges (Modified Edition), Ibadan: Heinemann.
Banjo, A. et al (2004) New Oxford Secondary English Course Book 6 for Senior Secondary Schools, Ibadan: UP Plc
. Caesar, O. J.((******** )) Necessary Oral English for Schools and Colleges, Lagos: Tonad Publishers Limited.
Daniel Jones (2011) Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Egbe, D. I (1996) Mastering English Use and Interaction Abilities, Lagos: Tisons.
Elugbe, B. (2000) Oral English for Schools and Colleges, Ibadan: Heinemann.

Grant, N. J. H, Nnamonu, S. Jowitt, D. (1998) Senior English Task 3, (New Edition) Harlow: Longman.

Idowu, O. O, Sogbeson, T. S, Adofo, A. K. Citizen, D. F and Citizen, L. J. (1998) Round-up English: A Total Guide, Lagos: Longman.
Idris, U. (2001) Oral English within your reaches for Schools and Colleges, Lagos, M. Youngbrain Publishers.
Igiligi, E. C. and Ogenyi, S. O. (2010) Grammar and Structure in the G.S.M. Age, Enugu: Joe Hills Production Providers.

JAMB suggested books for Mathematics:.

Adelodun A. A (2000) Difference in Mathematics: Comprehensive Modification Text, (3rd Edition) Ado– Ekiti: FNPL.
Anyebe, J. A. B (1998) Standard Mathematics for Senior Secondary Schools and Restorative Trainees in Greater/ organizations, Lagos: Kenny Moore.
Channon, J. B. Smith, A. M (2001) New General Mathematics for West Africa SSS 1 to 3, Lagos: Longman.
David– Osuagwu, M. et al (2000) New School Mathematics for Elder Secondary Schools, Onitsha: Africana– FIRST Publishers.
Egbe. E et al (2000) Additional Mathematics, Onitsha: Africana– FIRST Publishers.
Ibude, S. O. et al (2003) Algebra and Calculus for Schools and Colleges: LINCEL Publishers.
Tuttuh– Adegun M. R. et al (1997), Additional Mathematics Task Books 1 to 3, Ibadan: NPS Educational.
Wisdomline Pass at the same time JAMB.

Additionally, unlike previous years where a prospect might be published anywhere to compose his evaluation, in 2019, the location of the evaluation will be at any centre in the prospect’s selected evaluation town. The board tells all prospects to jealously safeguard all their information relating to the 2019 Unified Tertiary Enlisting Assessment and (UTME/DE) Direct Entry.



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