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2024/2025 JAMB Geography Syllabus & Recommended Textbooks

Preparing for the 2024/2025 JAMB CBT Examination? Look no further! In this comprehensive guide, we provide you with the complete JAMB Geography Syllabus and recommended textbooks to ensure you’re well-equipped to ace your Geography exams. This information is crucial for candidates seeking to understand the topics and excel in the upcoming JAMB Geography examination.

2024/2025 JAMB Geography Syllabus:

To succeed in the JAMB Geography examination, it’s essential to grasp a wide range of topics outlined in the syllabus. Here’s a breakdown of what you need to focus on:

  1. Maps:
    • Understanding map components
    • Scale and measurement
    • Map reading and interpretation
  2. Statistical Data:
    • Interpretation of statistical data
  3. Surveying and GIS:
    • Elementary surveying
    • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  4. Physical Geography:
    • Earth as a planet
    • Earth crust, volcanism, and earthquakes
    • Denudation processes
    • Water bodies, weather, and climate
    • Vegetation, soils, and environmental resources
    • Environmental interaction, hazards, and conservation
  5. Human Geography:
    • Population
    • Selected economic activities
  6. Regional Geography:
    • Broad outline of Nigeria
    • Economic and human geography
    • ECOWAS

Recommended Textbooks:

To complement your preparation, we recommend the following textbooks, covering the syllabus extensively:

  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. Nimako, D.A. (2000) – “Map Reading of West Africa,” Essex: Longman.
  9. Okunrotifa, P.O. and Michael S. (2000) – “A Regional Geography of Africa” (New Edition), Essex: London.
  10. Udo, R.K (1970) – “Geographical Regions of Nigeria,” London: Longman.
  11. Waugh, D. (1995) – “Geography an Integrated Approach” (Second Edition), China: Nelson


Armed with the 2024/2025 JAMB Geography Syllabus and the recommended textbooks, you’re on the path to success. Good luck with your preparations, and may you excel in the upcoming JAMB CBT Examination. Stay tuned for more updates on the latest school news and examination past questions.

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