2024/2025 JAMB Economics Syllabus & Recommended Textbooks

Preparing for the 2024/2025 JAMB CBT Examination in Economics? Look no further! We’ve got the complete JAMB Economics Syllabus and recommended textbooks to ensure you’re well-equipped for success.

2024/2025 JAMB Economics Syllabus:

The JAMB Economics exam aims to evaluate your grasp of both fundamental and intricate aspects of Economics. To excel, candidates must familiarize themselves with the topics outlined in the syllabus. Here’s a comprehensive list:

  1. Agriculture in Nigeria
  2. Financial Institutions
  3. Natural Resources and the Nigerian Economy
  4. Population
  5. Economic Systems
  6. The Theory of Consumer Behaviour
  7. The Theory of Price Determination
  8. Methods and Tools of Economic Analysis
  9. Money and Inflation
  10. The Theory of Production
  11. National Income
  12. Market Structures
  13. The Theory of Supply
  14. Economic Growth and Development
  15. Theory of Costs and Revenue
  16. The Theory of Demand
  17. Business Organizations
  18. Public Finance
  19. Economics as a Science
  20. Industry and Industrializatio

To complement your preparation, dive into these highly recommended textbooks that extensively cover the syllabus topics:

  1. Aderinto, A.A et al (1996) – Economics: Exam Focus, Ibadan: University Press Plc.
  2. Black, J. (1997) – Oxford Dictionary of Economics. Oxford: Oxford University Press
  3. Eyiyere, D.O. (1980) – Economics Made Easy, Benin City, Quality Publishers Ltd.
  4. Fajana, F et al (1999) – Countdown to SSCE/JME Economics Ibadan: Evans
  5. Falodun, A.B. et al (1997) – Round-up Economics, Lagos: Longman
  6. Kountsoyiannis, A. (1979) – Modern Microeconomics, London: Macmillan
  7. Lipsey, R.G. (1997) – An Introduction to Positive Economics, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  8. Samuelson, P and Nordhaus, W. (1989) – Economics, Singapore: McGraw-Hill
  9. Udu E and Agu G.A. (2005) – New System Economics: a Senior Secondary Course, Ibadan: Africana FIRST Publishers Ltd.
  10. Wannacott and Wannacott (1979) – Economics, New York: McGraw-Hill.
  11. Brownson-Oton Richard (2010) – What is Micro-Economics? Niky Printing and Publishing Coy


  1. How do I download the JAMB 2024 Economics Syllabus PDF?
    • Click here to download the JAMB 2024 Economics Syllabus in PDF format.
  2. Can I rely solely on the recommended textbooks for preparation?
    • While the textbooks are highly recommended, it’s advisable to supplement your study with other relevant materials and practice questions.
  3. When is the closing date for the 2024/2025 JAMB Registration?
    • Stay updated on important dates by visiting the official JAMB website.

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