Are you preparing for the JAMB examination? The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board is the authority in charge of conducting the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for universities and other tertiary institutions in Nigeria. As we all know, the board has the discretion to set the number of questions for the UTME.
In this article, we will explore JAMB’s options with regards to the number of questions that will be set for the 2023/2024 examination year. We will also look at how this decision could impact your preparations.
Every year, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) sets a number of questions for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This is the examination that all prospective university students in Nigeria sit for in order to gain admission into their universities of choice.
The number of questions that JAMB sets each year depends on a variety of factors, including the size and complexity of the exam, as well as the number of applicants. In recent years, JAMB has increased the number of questions it sets in order to reduce cheating and improve the quality of the exam.
For the 2023/2024 academic year, JAMB is expected to set a total of between 190,000 and 200,000 questions. This means that there will be approximately 50 questions per subject. However, this is only an estimate, and JAMB may choose to set a different number of questions depending on the circumstances.
From the number of questions set in 2019, it is evident that JAMB is planning to increase the number of questions set for the 2023/2024 examination year.
This, however, could depend on a lot of factors such as the new Minister of Education and the quality of candidates writing the exam. Nevertheless, it is important to prepare adequately for the exams by both students and parents.
JAMB has not released the number of questions that will be in the exam. However, it is required that a candidate answer a minimum of 200 questions. Out of these, about 190 questions will be randomly drawn from the subject areas while 10 questions will be from the General Test Questions.
Increasing the number of questions has a few benefits. First, it allows you to cover more content in the exam. This is especially helpful if you’re taking a course that has a lot of content, such as history or literature.
Second, it gives you more practice with answering questions. The more questions you answer, the better you’ll get at time management and picking out the key information in a question.
Third, it can help improve your score. If you’re able to answer more questions correctly, your score will go up. This is especially helpful if you’re looking to get into a competitive course.
increasing the number of questions can also have some drawbacks. First, it can make the exam more difficult. If you’re struggling with the material, adding more questions can make the exam seem insurmountable.
Second, it can take up more time. If you’re already struggling to finish the exam in the allotted time, increasing the number of questions will only make that problem worse.
Third, it can increase your stress level. The more questions there are, the more pressure you’ll feel to get them all right. This can lead to anxiety and make it harder to focus on the task at hand.
The best way to prepare for the increase in questions on the JAMB exam is to start studying early. I know you’re probably thinking that you don’t have time, but trust me, the earlier you start, the better off you’ll be.
Start by creating a study schedule and sticking to it. Make sure to set aside time each day or each week to study, and don’t let anything get in the way of that. Once you have a schedule, find some good study materials.
There are a ton of great JAMB resources out there, so take your pick. But whatever you do, make sure you’re using quality materials that will help you ace the exam.
lastly, don’t forget to take practice exams. These will not only help you get an idea of what to expect on test day, but they’ll also help you identify any weak areas in your knowledge so you can focus your studies accordingly.
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So, how many questions will JAMB set this year? Well, no one really knows for sure, but we can make some educated guesses. Keep in mind that the number of questions JAMB sets can vary from year to year, so it’s always best to prepare for the worst and hope for the best.
In any case, make sure you start preparing for the JAMB exam now, so that you can increase your chances of passing. Remember, the earlier you start, the more time you’ll have to prepare. Good luck!