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How to Check Your Jamb Result

how to check jamb result

Introduction

Do you want to check your Jamb result?

There are two ways to achieve this. You can either check via SMS which is faster or you can check online.

In this post, I will share with you a step by step guide on how to check your Jamb result online

How to Check Your Jamb Result via SMS

To check your Jamb result via SMS, you need to follow the steps below:

  • All candidates can now send RESULT, via SMS, to 55019 using the same number that was used for registration (you must have a credit balance of at least N50 on your line).
  • The result, would be replied as an SMS shortly after.

How to Check Your Jamb Result Online

To check your Jamb result online, you need to:

  1. Go to JAMB result checking portal
  2. Enter your JAMB Registration Number/Email Address in the required column.
  3. Click on ‘Check My Results’.
  4. The portal will load your result if it’s ready.

If you are preparing for Jamb, you may want to check this article on how to pass Jamb in one sitting.

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The Jamb Syllabus for Mathematics 2020

jamb syllabus for mathematics

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


(1) acquire computational and manipulative skills;
(2) develop precise, logical and formal reasoning skills;
(3) develop deductive skills in interpretation of graphs, diagrams and data;
(4) apply mathematical concepts to resolve issues in daily living.


This syllabus is divided into five sections:
I. Number and Numeration.
II. Algebra
III. Geometry/Trigonometry.
IV. Calculus
V. Statistics

SECTION I: NUMBER AND NUMERATION

1. Number bases:

Topics:

(a) operations in different number bases from 2 to 10;
(b) conversion from one base to another including fractional parts.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

i. perform four basic operations (x,+,-,÷)
ii. convert one base to another.

2. Fractions, Decimals, Approximations and Percentages:

Topics: 

(a) fractions and decimals;
(b) significant figures;
(c) decimal places;
(d) percentage errors;
(e) simple interest;
(f) profit and loss percent;
(g) ratio, proportion and rate;
(h) shares and valued added tax (VAT).

Objectives: 

Candidates should be able to:

i. perform basic operations (x,+,-,÷) on fractions and decimals;
ii. express to specified number of significant figures and decimal places;
iii. calculate simple interest, profit and loss percent; ratio proportion and rate;
iv. Solve problems involving share and VAT.

3. Indices, Logarithms and Surds:

Topics:

(a) laws of indices;
(b) standard form;
(c) laws of logarithm;
(d) logarithm of any positive number to a given base;
(e) change of bases in logarithm and application;
(f) relationship between indices and logarithm;
(g) surds.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

i. apply the laws of indices in calculation;
ii. establish the relationship between indices and logarithms in solving problems;
iii. solve problems in different bases in logarithms;
iv. simplify and rationalize surds;
v. perform basic operations on surds.

4. Sets:

Topics:

(a) types of sets
(b) algebra of sets
(c) venn diagrams and their applications.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

i. identify types of sets, i.e empty, universal, complements, subsets, finite, infinite and disjoint sets;
ii. solve problems involving cardinality of sets;
iii. solve set problems using symbol;
iv. use venn diagrams to solve problems involving not more than 3 sets.

SECTION II: ALGEBRA.

1. Polynomials:

Topics:

(a) change of subject of formula
(b) factor and remainder theorems
(c) factorization of polynomials of degree not exceeding 3.
(d) multiplication and division of polynomials
(e) roots of polynomials not exceeding degree 3
(f) simultaneous equations including one linear one quadratic;
(g) graphs of polynomials of degree not greater than 3.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

i. find the subject of the formula of a given equation;
ii. apply factor and remainder theorem to factorize a given expression;
iii. multiply and divide polynomials of degree not more than 3;
iv. factorize by regrouping difference of two squares, perfect squares and cubic expressions; etc.
v. solve simultaneous equations – one linear, one quadratic;
vi. interpret graphs of polynomials including applications to maximum and minimum values.

2. Variation:

Topics:

(a) direct
(b) inverse
(c) joint
(d) partial
(e) percentage increase and decrease.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

i. solve problems involving direct, inverse, joint and partial variations;
ii. solve problems on percentage increase and decrease in variation.

3. Inequalities:

Topics:

(a) analytical and graphical solutions of linear inequalities;
(b) quadratic inequalities with integral roots only.

Objective:

Candidates should be able to:

i. solve problems on linear and quadratic inequalities;
ii. interpret graphs of inequalities.

4. Progression:

Topics:

(a) nth term of a progression
(b) sum of A. P. and G. P.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

i. determine the nth term of a progression;
ii. compute the sum of A. P. and G.P;
iii. sum to infinity of a given G.P.

5. Binary Operations:

Topics:

(a) properties of closure, commutativity, associativity and distributivity;
(b) identity and inverse elements (simple cases only).

Objectives: 

Candidates should be able to:

i. solve problems involving closure, commutativity, associativity and distributivity;
ii. solve problems involving identity and inverse elements.

6. Matrices and Determinants:

Topics:

(a) algebra of matrices not exceeding 3 x 3;
(b) determinants of matrices not exceeding 3 x 3;
(c) inverses of 2 x 2 matrices [excluding quadratic and higher degree equations].

Objectives: 

Candidates should be able to:

i. perform basic operations (x,+,-,÷) on matrices;
ii. calculate determinants;
iii. compute inverses of 2 x 2 matrices.

SECTION III: GEOMETRY AND TRIGONOMETRY

1. Euclidean Geometry:

Topics:

(a) Properties of angles and lines
(b) Polygons: triangles, quadrilaterals and general polygons;
(c) Circles: angle properties, cyclic quadrilaterals and intersecting chords;
(d) construction.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

i. identify various types of lines and angles;
ii. solve problems involving polygons;
iii. calculate angles using circle theorems;
iv. identify construction procedures of special angles, e.g. 30°, 45°, 60°, 75°, 90° etc.

2. Mensuration:

Topics:

(a) lengths and areas of plane geometrical figures;
(b) lengths of arcs and chords of a circle;
(c) Perimeters and areas of sectors and segments of circles;
(d) surface areas and volumes of simple solids and composite figures;
(e) the earth as a sphere:- longitudes and latitudes.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

i. calculate the perimeters and areas of triangles, quadrilaterals, circles and composite figures;
ii. find the length of an arc, a chord, perimeters and areas of sectors and segments of circles;
iii. calculate total surface areas and volumes of cuboids, cylinders. cones, pyramids, prisms, spheres and composite figures;
iv. determine the distance between two points on the earth’s surface.

3. Loci:

Topic:

locus in 2 dimensions based on geometric principles relating to lines and curves.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

identify and interpret loci relating to parallel lines, perpendicular bisectors, angle bisectors and circles.

4. Coordinate Geometry:

Topics:

(a) midpoint and gradient of a line segment;
(b) distance between two points;
(c) parallel and perpendicular lines;
(d) equations of straight lines.

Objectives: 

Candidates should be able to:

i. determine the midpoint and gradient of a line segment;
ii. find the distance between two points;
iii. identify conditions for parallelism and perpendicularity;
iv. find the equation of a line in the two-point form, point-slope form, slope intercept form and the general form.

5.Trigonometry:

Topics:

(a) trigonometrical ratios of angels;
(b) angles of elevation and depression;
(c) bearings;
(d) areas and solutions of triangle;
(e) graphs of sine and cosine;
(f) sine and cosine formulae.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:
i. calculate the sine, cosine and tangent of angles between – 360° ≤ θ ≤ 360°;
ii. apply these special angles, e.g. 30°, 45°, 60°, 75°, 90°, 105°, 135° to solve simple problems in trigonometry;
iii. solve problems involving angles of elevation and depression;
iv. solve problems involving bearings;
v. apply trigonometric formulae to find areas of triangles;
vi. solve problems involving sine and cosine graphs.

SECTION IV: CALCULUS

I. Differentiation:

Topics: 

(a) limit of a function
(b) differentiation of explicit algebraic and simple trigonometrical functions-sine, cosine and tangent.

Objectives: 

Candidates should be able to:

i. find the limit of a function
ii. differentiate explicit algebraic and simple trigonometrical functions.

2. Application of differentiation:

Topics:

(a) rate of change;
(b) maxima and minima.

Objective: 

Candidates should be able to:

solve problems involving applications of rate of change, maxima and minima.

3. Integration:

Topics:

(a) integration of explicit algebraic and simple trigonometrical functions;
(b) area under the curve.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

i. solve problems of integration involving algebraic and simple trigonometric functions;
ii. calculate area under the curve (simple cases only).

SECTION V: STATISTICS

1. Representation of data:

Topics:

(a) frequency distribution;
(b) histogram, bar chart and pie chart.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

i. identify and interpret frequency distribution tables;
ii. interpret information on histogram, bar chat and pie chart

2. Measures of Location:

Topics:

(a) mean, mode and median of ungrouped and grouped data – (simple cases only);
(b) cumulative frequency.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

i. calculate the mean, mode and median of ungrouped and grouped data (simple cases only);
ii. use ogive to find the median, quartiles and percentiles.

3. Measures of Dispersion:

Topic:

range, mean deviation, variance and standard deviation.

Objective:

Candidates should be able to:

calculate the range, mean deviation, variance and standard deviation of ungrouped and grouped data.

4. Permutation and Combination:

Topics:

(a) Linear and circular arrangements;
(b) Arrangements involving repeated objects.

Objective:

Candidates should be able to:

solve simple problems involving permutation and combination.

5. Probability:

Topics

(a) experimental probability (tossing of coin, throwing of a dice etc);
(b) Addition and multiplication of probabilities (mutual and independent cases).

Objective:

Candidates should be able to:

solve simple problems in probability (including addition and multiplication).

RECOMMENDED TEXTS

Adelodun A. A (2000) Distinction in Mathematics: Comprehensive Revision Text, (3rd Edition) Ado -Ekiti: FNPL.

Anyebe, J. A. B (1998) Basic Mathematics for Senior Secondary Schools and Remedial Students in Higher/ institutions, 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 Senior Secondary Schools, Onitsha: Africana – FIRST Publishers.

Egbe. E et al (2000) Further Mathematics, Onitsha: Africana – FIRST Publishers

Ibude, S. O. et al (2003) Agebra and Calculus for Schools and Colleges: LINCEL Publishers.

Tuttuh – Adegun M. R. et al (1997), Further Mathematics Project Books 1 to 3, Ibadan: NPS Educational

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How to Pass Jamb 2020: The Best & Guarantee Way to Pass Jamb Successful

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Sshh!!

Do you want to know the secret to pass your Jamb 2020 successfully and getting a high score that ensured you gain admission into any Nigerian university of your choice?

If you are ready, then drop everything you are doing and pay attention to this point. In this article, I will share with you how you can pass your Jamb excellently.

Ready?

Let’s dive in.

What is JAMB?

JAMB also known as Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board. It is the body responsible for conducting the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination for prospective students seeking admission into Nigerian tertiary institutions. Since 1978 when the organization was founded, the body has organized and determined the admission of students into Nigerian tertiary institutions.


When Is JAMB 2020 Going To Take Place?

There is no date fixed yet for Jamb UTME 2020.

Contrary to the false information spreading, the registration for JAMB 2020 has not commenced and there is no announced date for the exams yet. The news spreading can be based on the fact that in previous years, registration started around December of the preceding year. But this year, things seem to be different.

JAMB also announced that applicants are very likely to be required to identify themselves with the NIN (National Identification Number) and so, the board urges all prospective applicants to make sure to take part in the ongoing NIN registration before it is too late.


How to Pass Jamb UTME 2020 Successfully by Step by Step

  • Register for NIN
  • Determine on the score you want to get
  • Study wide
  • Start studying past questions
  • Study with exam-focused textbook
  • Practice timed test with past questions
  • Rest and Eat well.

Every examination is nerve-racking. As humans, we just generally get anxious about examinations even when we know that we have a high chance of acing it. So, how can you get past the nerves – or at least, reduce it? By preparing adequately. How do you prepare adequately for the 2020 JAMB UTME?

Now let’s discuss them in full one after the other.

  • Register for NIN: This might not seem like part of the examination but it is as important as the main examination itself. While JAMB has not categorically said the NIN will definitely be a requirement, the board has made it clear that it will likely be a requirement. Therefore, it is important to be safe than sorry. Even if they end up changing their mind about requiring NIN, you have nothing to lose for having it. So, while there is still time, it is important to go register now.
  • Determine the score you want now: According to the Holy Book, “as a man thinks in his heart, so is he.” It is very important that you settle in your mind the score you are aiming for. This will give you a goal and help your study be focused. However, this is not really determined by what you want or feel you can achieve, but what the course and institution you want to apply to require. Luckily, you have the JAMB brochure or institution brochure to check the cut-off mark, so you have an idea of what you should be aiming for. It is, however, advisable, to aim higher than what you need.  So, in case there is any issue, you can – at least – drop to the score you need. According to a wise saying, “aim for the moon’ if you miss, you may hit a star.”
  • Study wide: No matter how much you pray or how much faith you have, if you do not study, you will be wasting your time. Studying is the only solution to doing excellently well in any exam. It is advisable to start studying now. It is more profitable to study for even an hour consistently until the exams than to try to study the whole syllabus in a few days. The JAMB UTME is even more difficult than the school examination because you can get questions from any year of Secondary School. This is why it is important to start studying early. It is also great to study widely to acquire knowledge and not just for the mentality to pass the exams. This is not only good for you in the long run but also because some of the questions might come from general knowledge.
  • Study past questions: Due to the bulky nature of the syllabus you are expected to concentrate on, it is pertinent to get some sort of direction. This is what past questions will offer to you. Get at least past questions of the last 5 years (or 10 years), so you can study the pattern of questioning and also have an idea the direction to take when studying. Most exams usually follow the same pattern and many times, they repeat the same questions. The patterns will help you streamline your study and the repeated questions will keep you from wasting time on them in the examination hall because you already know the answer to them.
  • Study exam focus textbooks: Based on the title, exam focus textbooks points you to the focus of the examination. As pointed out above, one of the major issues candidates have is the bulky nature of the syllabus and it can be so overwhelming that study becomes a chore. Exam focus has made that job easier because they have put together the focus of the exam in one textbook. The beauty of these textbooks is that they come in different subjects, so you can get for the subjects you are registering for. They also have practice questions to help you practice for the UTME. However, you need to remember that this does not mean you shouldn’t go an extra mile to study outside the scope of the textbooks because you never can tell with an exam and no knowledge is a waste.
  • Practice timed tests with the past questions: JAMB UTME is about speed and accuracy. You might be good but you also have to be fast. So, you should definitely practice within the set time or less that JAMB will give you. It is advisable to do this as regularly as you can, especially in the weeks close to the examination, so you can master it.
  • Rest and eat well: Yes, you need to rest as well while you study. This is why it is great to start studying early. Most of the people who don’t have time to rest properly are those who start studying late and want to cover the syllabus in a few days. Rest and good food is important when preparing for an examination. Your brain is working even more during that period and it needs to be fuelled and recharged.

Passing Jamb does not require any special skill sets. All you need to do is prepare well by following the tips in this article.

Check out the full Jamb Syllabus 2020

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