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How Many Questions Will JAMB Set This Year Per Subjects

How many questions Jamb Will Set
How many questions Jamb Will Set

How Many Questions Will JAMB Set: What is the Number of question JAMB sets in UTME Exam? how many questions are in JAMB Per subject? how does JAMB set their questions? How JAMB Questions Set for 2024 UTME Exam?

Hey SAVANT! In today’s episode of “JAMB Doctor Series” I will provide you with the total number of questions JAMB will set for students in this year’s JAMB, and possible ways to tackle JAMB questions. I know it is a lot to take in, Just breath😊

How many questions Jamb Will Set
How Many Questions JAMB Will Set

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Relatng this to JAMB, if you are indeed serious about passing JAMB, then you should be interested in knowing the number of questions you will be up against, and possible ways to answer them correctly.

Before we begin, there is something I need to tell you;

JAMB reduced the total number of questions and the time given to answer them.

This reduction was first implemented in 2018/2019 UTME and since then, this new number of questions have been maintained.

Now that that is out there, lets head straight to the topic… ENJOY!

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How Many Questions Will JAMB Set This Year

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The number of questions you will be expected to answer in 2024 UTME Exam is 180.

Below is a table that shows the number of questions for each subjects offered in JAMB…

Use of English60 Questions
Mathematics40 Questions
Chemistry40 Questions
Agricultural Science40 Questions
Biology40 Questions
Commerce40 Questions
Physics40 Questions
Government40 Questions
Christian Religious Study40 Questions
Economics40 Questions
Computer Science40 Questions
Principles of Accounts40 Questions
Physical and Health Education40 Questions
Geography40 Questions
Number Of question JAMB Will Set In 2023 UTME exam for each subject

From the table above, JAMB Use of English takes bulk of the question (60), while other subjects like Chemistry, Physics, government, Economics e.t.c gets 40 questions each.

So if John intends to study Pharmacy, and the JAMB subject combination to study Pharmacy are Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.


Use of English – 60 questions

Biology – 40 questions

Chemistry – 40 questions

Physics – 40 questions

Total number of questions asked would then be 60 + 40 + 40 + 40 = 180

Since JAMB Use of English have 60 questions, does it mean that JAMB Use of English will carry more marks?? this brings is to the next question?

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What Mark Is given for Each Questions In JAMB

It would have been logical for JAMB use of English to carry most of the marks since it gets more questions, but that is not the case here.

In JAMB, irrespective of the number of questions a subject have, it will all amount to a total of 100 marks, therefore making the 400 the highest score possible to get in JAMB.

For Use of English, different questions carries different marks, so you must be smart when answering JAMB Use of English, take for example…

…questions on comprehension passages would carry more marks than questions from antonyms and synonyms, so paying close attention to your comprehension passage won’t be a bad idea.

While for other subjects like, Mathematics, Physics, Commerce et al, each question carries 2.5 marks, making 40 questions 100 marks.

How Many Hours Will JAMB Examination Last?

JAMB Examination will now last for Two (2) hours.

This means, from the moment you click on the start Exam button, you have just 2 hours to finish up.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How Many Questions Are There In Each Subject In JAMB?

JAMB Sets a total of 60 questions for Use of English, and sets 40 questions for the other subjects like Mathematics, Physics, chemistry, Commerce, Economics e.t.c.

Does JAMB set different questions?

Yes, JAMB sets different questions yearly, so questions set in last JAMB may not be the same with this year’s JAMB.

Do JAMB Repeat Past Questions?

YES, JAMB Repeats past questions a lot, that is why you must make past questions your study companion. These questions may not be exactly the same, a times the options may be changed, but it is the same question.

What is the overall score for JAMB?

The total score for JAMB is 400.

In Conclusion

The total number of questions JAMB will set in 2024 UTME 180.

This will be all for now😊, I understand that you may have a question or two to ask, feel free to drop them using the comment box below!

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