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JAMB Recommended Textbooks 2024/2025 for English, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, CRS, Economics, Government and Literature in PDF Download is here.

JAMB Recommended Textbooks

Kindly know that JAMB recommended textbooks are list of books recommends by JAMB for candidates who are preparing to write the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).


It is important to note that the JAMB recommended textbooks is not the only books that candidates can use to prepare for the UTME.

Candidates are also advised to use past questions and study guides as well as practice time management and exam-taking strategies.

In this article, we will show you the list of JAMB recommended textbooks and the recommended way to access the JAMB recommended textbooks.

JAMB recommended textbooks can be purchased from bookstores. Candidates can visit a nearby bookstore that sells educational materials and check for the recommended textbooks they need.

JAMB provides a brochure that contains the list of recommended textbooks for each subject. Candidates can download the brochure from the JAMB website and use it to identify the recommended textbooks they need to purchase or borrow.

Here are some of the JAMB recommended textbooks for candidates writing UTME 2024.

Jamb Recommended Textbooks for Biology

  • Ndu, F.O. C. Ndu, Abun A. and Aina J.O. (2001) Senior Secondary School Biology: Books 1 -3, Lagos: Longman
  • Odunfa, S.A. (2001) Essential of Biology, Ibadan: Heinemann
  • Oguniyi M.B. Adebisi A.A. and Okojie J.A. (2000) Biology for Senior Secondary Schools: Books 1 – 3, Macmillan
  • Ramalingam, S.T. (2005) Modern Biology, SS Science Series. New Edition, AFP
  • Stan. (2004) Biology for Senior Secondary Schools. Revised Edition, Ibadan: Heinemann
  • Stone R.H. and Cozens, A.B.C. (1982) Biology for West African Schools. Longman
  • Usua, E.J. (1997) Handbook of practical Biology 2nd Edition, University Press, Limited

Jamb Recommended Textbooks for Chemistry

  • New School Chemistry for Senior Secondary Schools, Ababio, O. Y. (2009), (Fourth edition), Onitsha: Africana FIRST Publishers Limited.
  • Senior Secondary Chemistry, Bajah, S.T.; Teibo, B. O., Onwu, G.; and Obikwere, A. Book 1 (1999), Books 2 and 3 (2000). Lagos: Longman.
  • Understanding Chemistry for Schools and Colleges, Ojokuku, G. O. (2012, Revised Edition), Zaria: Press-On Chemresources.
  • Essential: Chemistry for Senior Secondary Schools, (2008), 2nd Edition, I. A. Odesina, Lagos: Tonad Publishers Limited.
  • Countdown to WASSCE/SSCE, NECO, JME Chemistry, Uche, I. O.; Adenuga, I. J. and Iwuagwu, S. L. (2003). Ibadan: Evans.

Jamb Recommended Textbooks for English


  • Gbemisola, A. (2005)Naked Soles, Ibadan: Kraft
  • Hayward, J. (ed.) (1968) The Penguin Book of English Verse, London Penguin
  • Johnson, R. et al (eds.) (1996) New Poetry from Africa, Ibadan: UP Plc
  • Kermode, F. et al (1964) Oxford Anthology of English Literature, Vol. II, London: OUP
  • Nwoga D. (ed.) (1967) West African Verse, London: Longman
  • Senanu, K. E. and Vincent, T. (eds.) (1993) A Selection of African Poetry, Lagos: Longman
  • Soyinka, W. (ed.) (1987) Poems of Black Africa, Ibadan: Heinemann


  • Abrams, M. H. (1981) A Glossary of Literary Terms, (4th Edition) New York, Holt Rinehalt and Winston
  • Emeaba, O. E. (1982) A Dictionary of Literature, Aba: Inteks Press
  • Murphy, M. J. (1972) Understanding Unseen, An Introduction to English Poetry and English Novel for Overseas Students, George Allen and Unwin Ltd.


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Jamb Recommended Textbook for Economics

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

Jamb Recommended Textbook for Government

  • The Dynamics of Public Administration by E. Onyishi
  • Citizenship Education in Nigeria by J.O. Akinyele
  • The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

Jamb Recommended Textbook for Literature-in-English

  • The Lion and the Jewel by Wole Soyinka
  • Harvest of Corruption by Frank Ogodo Ogbeche
  • Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

Jamb Recommended Textbook for Physics

  • Comprehensive Physics for Senior Secondary Schools by H.C. Ohia and J.O. Adeniji
  • Understanding Physics by Isaac Asimov
  • Fundamental Physics for Senior Secondary Schools by O.A. Oluikpe and M.N. Ikeke

Jamb Recommended Textbook for Mathematics

  • New School Mathematics for Senior Secondary Schools by M. Adelaja, S. Adegoke, M. Olayiwola, and O. Oyeneye
  • Further Mathematics by B.O. Ogunwale
  • Essential Mathematics for Senior Secondary Schools by O.D. Izzi and A. Adegbite

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