SECTION B: OFFICIAL JAMB SYLLABUS (SCIENCES) -BOOKERPAGE.

BIOLOGY
The purpose of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Biology is to prepare the applicants for the Board’s examination. It is designed to check their attainment of the course objectives, which are to:
1. Demonstrate adequate knowledge of the ideas of the interdependence and unity of life;
2. Account for continuousness of life through reorganization, inheritance and evolution;
3. Apply biological principles and concepts to daily life, especially to matters touching the individual, society, the environment, community health and the economy.

CHEMISTRY
The purpose of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Chemistry is to prepare the applicants for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their reaching of the course objectives, which are to:
(i) Apply the elementary principles governing scientific methods in new circumstances;
(ii) Read scientific data;
(iii) Deduce the relations between chemistry and other sciences;
(iv) Apply the understanding of chemistry to industry and run-of-the-mill life.

ECONOMICS
The purpose of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Economics is to prepare the applicants for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their reaching of the course objectives, which are to:
1. Demonstrate enough knowledge and understanding of the elementary concepts, tolls and their general applications to economic analysis;
2. Recognise and explain the elementary structure, operations and roles of the numerous economics units and institutions (national and international);
3. Define major economic activities – production, distribution and consumption;
4. Identify and value the elementary economic problems of society;
5. Develop the capability to proffer solutions to economic problems.

GEOGRAPHY
The goal of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Geography is to prepare the applicants for the Board’s examination. It is aimed to test their reaching of the course objectives, which are to:
1. Handle and understand topographical maps, statistical data and diagrams and elementary field survey;
2. Show knowledge of man’s physical and human environment and how Man lives and earns a living on earth surface with distinct reference to Nigeria and Africa;
3. Show understanding of the interrelationship among man and his environment;
4. Apply geographical ideas, skills and principles to solving problems.

MATHEMATICS
The goal of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Mathematics is to prepare the applicants for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test the reaching of the course objectives, which are to:
(1) Obtain computational and manipulative skills;
(2) Cultivate precise, logical and formal reasoning skills;
(3) Apply mathematical concepts to decide issues in daily living;
This syllabus is divided into five sections:
I. Number and Numeration.
II. Algebra
III. Geometry/Trigonometry.
IV. Calculus
V. Statistics.

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PHYSICS
The purpose of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Physics is to prepare the applicants for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their realization of the course objectives, which are to:
(1) Sustain their concern in physics;
(2) Cultivate attitude relevant to physics that hearten accuracy, precision and objectivity;
(3) Deduce physical phenomena, laws, definitions, concepts and other theories;
(4) Demonstrate the ability to solve properly physics problems using pertinent theories and concepts.

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