2024/2025 JAMB Geography Syllabus & Recommended Textbooks

Are you gearing up for the 2024/2025 JAMB CBT Examination in Geography? We’ve got you covered with the complete JAMB Geography Syllabus and recommended textbooks to help you prepare thoroughly. Let’s dive into the essential details you need to know!

2024/2025 JAMB Geography Syllabus:

The JAMB Geography examination aims to assess your understanding of simple, basic, and complex aspects of Geography. To excel, candidates should be well-versed in the following topics outlined in the 2024/2025 JAMB Geography Syllabus:

  1. Maps
  2. Scale and Measurement
  3. Map Reading and Interpretation
  4. Interpretation of Statistical Data
  5. Elementary Surveying
  6. Geographic Information System (GIS)
  7. Physical Geography
    • The Earth as a Planet
    • The Earth Crust
    • Volcanism and Earthquakes
    • Denudation Processes in the Tropics
    • Water Bodies
    • Weather and Climate
    • Vegetation
    • Soils
    • Environmental Resources
    • Environmental Interaction
    • Environmental Hazards
    • Environmental Conservation
  8. Human Geography
    • Population
    • Selected Economic Activities
  9. Regional Geography
    • Broad Outline of Nigeria
    • Economic and Human Geography
    • ECOWAS

For detailed insights, you can download the JAMB 2024 Geography Syllabus PDF here.

To complement your preparation, consider delving into these recommended textbooks that extensively cover the topics provided in the JAMB Geography Syllabus:

  1. Adeleke, B.O. Areola .O. (2002) and Leong, G.C. – Certificate Physical and Human Geography for Senior Secondary School (West African Edition), Ibadan: Oxford.
  2. Bradshaw, M. et al (2004) – Contemporary World Regional Geography, New York: McGraw Hill
  3. Bunet, R.B and Okunrotifa, P.O. (1999) – General Geography in Diagrams for West Africa, China: Longman.
  4. Collins New Secondary Atlas, Macmillan
  5. Fellman, D. et al (2005) – Introduction to Geography (Seventh Edition) New York: McGraw Hill
  6. Getis, A. et al (2004) – Introduction to Geography (Ninth Edition) New York: McGraw Hill
  7. Iloeje, N. P (1999) – A New Geography of West Africa, Hong Kong: Longman
  8. Iloeje, N.P (1982) – A New Geography of Nigeria (New Education), Hong Kong: London
  9. Nimako, D.A. (2000) – Map Reading of West Africa, Essex: Longman.
  10. Okunrotifa, P.O. and Michael S. (2000) – A Regional Geography of Africa (New Edition), Essex: London.
  11. Udo, R.K (1970) – Geographical Regions of Nigeria, London: Longman.
  12. Waugh, D. (1995) – Geography an Integrated Approach (Second Edition), China: Nelson
  13. Wisdomline Pass at Once JAMB.
  14. Adegoke M.A (2013) – A Comprehensive Text on Physical, Human and Regional Geography.



Q1: How can I download the JAMB 2024 Geography Syllabus PDF?

A1: You can download the PDF by clicking here.

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