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JAMB Art Syllabus 2024/2025: Topics & Focus Areas

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JAMB Art Syllabus 2024/2025: Is JAMB Syllabus for Art out for this year’s JAMB? when will JAMB Art syllabus be out?” What topics do JAMB set questions from Art the most? what is JAMB most repeated topic in Visual Art?

Welcome SAVANT! to another exciting episode of “JAMB Doctor Series“, in this episode we will provide you with the official topics recognize by JAMB, which you are expected to be a guru in before entering the hall to sit for your JAMB Art Exam. STAY TUNED!

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Have you ever wondered where you can find the topics for Art JAMB asks or the most repeated topics or question in JAMB Art? then you are a step away from finding your answer.

The short answer to the above question is “JAMB Syllabus”, in fact, JAMB Syllabus is the only expo you will be getting as you prepare for 2024/2025 UTME Exams, this syllabus contains area of concentrations and topics your questions will be asked from.

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Any smart students would cherish this piece (Syllabus) and make effective use of it, the fact that you are searching for this now, simply means you are in the right direction. you should see my top notch guide on How To Pass JAMB With High Score (300+).

For the sake of students who do not fully understand what JAMB syllabus is, I will give a brief explanation about this and then provide you with the relevant topics and area of concentration as provided in JAMB Art Syllabus

I will also make the pdf available for download at the end of this write up… Enjoy!

What Is JAMB Art Syllabus?

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JAMB Syllabus for Art is a collection of topics the board expects you to be well grounded in before the exam.

If Art is one of the subjects you will sit for in JAMB, then you need this syllabus, these were compiled by JAMB1, so it is something you can rely on.

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JAMB Syllabus For Art

JAMB syllabus for Art
JAMB Art Syllabus

JAMB Art syllabus is designed to evaluate your ability to:

  1. Exhibit knowledge of the fundamental elements, principles and terminologies of art;
  2. Show knowledge of historical dimensions of art with emphasis on Nigerian arts and crafts;
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of artistic techniques, processes, the use of materials and maintenance of tools and equipment;
  4. Display aesthetic awareness of the environment, meaning and functions of art in society.

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Below is a detailed syllabus for JAMB Biology, you can bookmark this page for easy access to this page. ENJOY!

SECTION A

1. CLASSIFICATION OF ART:

Topics

  • Visual Arts: (Fine and Applied Arts)
  • Performing Arts: (Music, Dance and Drama)
  • Literary Arts: (Poetry, Prose, Recitals) etc.

2. ELEMENTS AND PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN:

Topics

  • Elements: line, colour, shape, form, texture, tone, value, space etc.
  • Principles: balance, rhythm, proportion, harmony, contrast, repetition, dominance, variety, etc.

3. ART TERMS:

  • Pigments, motif, greenware, armature, silhouette, chiaroscuro, cireperdue, terracotta etc.

SECTION B

1. HISTORICAL DIMENSIONS OF ART:

Topics;

  • Prehistoric, Greek and Roman Art;
  • Medieval Art: architecture, surface decorations and calligraphy;
  • Renaissance Art and Artists: Giotto Di Bondone, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael (Raffaello Santi);
  • 19th and 20th Century art movements; Impressionism, Realism, Futurism, Cubism, Bauhaus, Pop art, Abstract Expressionism and Fauvism.

2. TRADITIONAL AFRICAN ART:

  • Egypt, Ashanti, Dogon, Mossi, Fon, Senufo, Bambara, Mende, Kissi, Bamileke and Bakumba.

3. TRADITIONAL NIGERIAN ART:

Topics

  • Nok, Igbo-Ukwu, Ife, Benin, Esie, Igala, Jukun, Akwashi, and Mbari

4. NIGERIAN CRAFTS:

Topics

  • Pottery, woodworks, cloth-weaving, carving, leather works, metal works, beadworks, body decoration, mat and cane weaving.

5. DEVELOPMENT IN CONTEMPORARY NIGERIAN ARTS AND ARTISTS:

Topics

  • Art Schools: Zaria, Nsukka, Osogbo group etc.
  • Nigerian artists and art educators; Aina Onabolu, Ben Enwonwu, S. I. Wangboje, Jimoh Akolo, Dele Jegede etc.
  • Museums, galleries and art centres;
  • Art institutions, cultural art centres, national art organizations – Nigerian Society for Education through Arts (NSEA), Society for Nigerian Artists (S.N.A), National Council for Arts and Culture (N.C.A.C), etc.
  • Major Festivals: Argungu Fishing Festival, Eyo, Egungun, Iri-ji (New Yam), Durbar, Igue, Ekpo, Odo, etc.

 SECTION C

1. ARTISTIC SKILLS, TECHNIQUES AND PROCESSES

Topics

  • Two-Dimensional Art: drawing, painting, graphics and textile design.
  • Perspective:
    • Linear, angular, aerial, parallel etc.
    • Perspective terms: foreground, picture plane, eye-level, vanishing point, foreshortening, optical illusion, depth etc.
  • Sculpture, Ceramics and Crafts,
  • Computer Graphics: CorelDraw

2. TOOLS, MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT

Topics;

  • Two-Dimensional Art Tools: brushes, lino cutters, drawing instruments, calligraphic pens, sharpeners etc.
  • Two-dimensional Art Materials: pencils charcoal, pastel, crayon, fixative, fabric, dyes, lino, wood blocks etc.
  • Two-Dimensional Art Equipment: air compressor, spray gun, enlarger, computer etc.
  • Improvisation of tools, materials and equipment;
    • Two-Dimensional Art: colours, brushes, calligraphic pens etc.
    • Three-Dimensional Art: spatula, kiln, beater, etc.

SECTION D 

 

1. ART APPRECIATION

Topics

  • Man-made objects: architecture, sculpture etc.
  • Natural phenomena: Zuma Rock, Ikogosi Warm Springs, etc

2. MEANING AND FUNCTIONS OF ART IN SOCIETY

Topics

  • What art is.
  • Functions of art in the society: religious, social, cultural, political, therapeutic and economic needs.
  • Functions of art in the media: advertisement, education, recreation etc.

3. ART ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Topics

  • Job prospects in Visual Arts: Ceramist, Curator, Textile designer, Industrial designer, Sculptor, Photographer, Cartoonist, Illustrator etc.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Many Questions JAMB Sets In Art?

The total number of questions JAMB asked in Art is 40, with each question carrying 2.5 marks.

This means if after answering Art, you were able to answer 30 questions correctly in JAMB you have been able to secure 75 marks for yourself.

To make sure your reading is inline with what your should know, JAMB has prepared a list of textbooks that will help you achieve that purpose.

Is JAMB Art Syllabus For 2024 Out?

Yes, JAMB syllabus for Art is out.

Download JAMB Art Syllabus PDF

In Conclusion

It is advisable you go through these topics listed here, as they would help you have a more directed preparation and reading for JAMB Art.

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

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