Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Syllabus for History

History – We have uploaded the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) syllabus in History for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidates to prepare well for their forthcoming exams.

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Syllabus for History



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

  1. impart knowledge of Nigerian history from earliest times to the present;
  2. identify the similarities and relationship between the people of Nigeria as they relate to the issues of national unity and integration;
  3. appropriate African history and Africa’s relationship with the wider world;
  4. analyse issues of modernization and development;
  5. evaluate the past and relate it to the present and plan for the future.

Below are some of the benefits you will derive from having the JAMB History syllabus:

  • Getting the History syllabus will enable you know the topics you need to prepare for.
  • You will get to know what you’re expected to know from each of the topic.
  • The recommended texts section also outline the list of History books (titles, authors, and editions) you can read.

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  1. Avatar shehu Abdullahi Mar 12, 2019

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