In Nigeria, after secondary school category of education or probably after one has cleared his/her WAEC, NECO or GCE papers and decides to further in education,one of the requirements in gaining admission into higher institutions and studying your dream course is by writing and scoring high in JAMB utme followed by the school screening exams.Yes! JAMB utme exams are qualifying exams for entry into tertiary institutions like Universities, Polytechnics college of education and other tertiary institutions in Nigeria. In this article, we shall review the untold truth about How To Pass JAMB Successfully
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JAMB is the body that conducts the examination and it stands for “JOINT ADMISSIONS AND MATRICULATION BOARD” while
The UTME exams consists of four subjects, in which English language is compulsory while the remaining 3 varies depending on the course you want to study. For example an aspirant for Electrical Engineering at the University of Ibadan will write English, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.
In as much as you are a JAMB candidate, just bear it at the back of your mind that you need a high JAMB score in order to qualify for admission into your desired higher institutions to study your dream course.
One of the major reasons why students fail their UTME exams or have low JAMB score is because they didn’t get information needed to Pass. The essence of this article is to guide you on your journey to pass jamb examination seccessfully and also prepare you for 2020 JAMB in a right way.
Honestly, If you can read this article on ‘How To Pass JAMB Successfully’ to the end and heed to the instructions, scoring above 270 in 2020 JAMB is guaranteed!. Whether you are sitting for JAMB for the first time,second or third time, this article is a must-read for all candidates to pass JAMB 2020


I am going to share with you 8 simple tips on how you can boost your JAMB score to 270+ in 2020 UTME exams. Kindly heed to all instructions and you will definitely come back to share your testimonies.
I keep on telling students that scoring a high mark in the UTME exam is not as hard as most students think it is.

1. God First

Have you ever wondered, Despite all the sleepless nights and the amount of candles you have burnt at night in the name of reading for exams,yet you don’t come out in flying colours.
Or maybe your colleagues you teach usually score higher than you in the exam? It really means “Passing any examination is beyond reading”.
Every tips and hacks we are about to share with you today on “How To Pass JAMB Successfully” works perfectly well when you involve God…like they say “With God all things are Possible” Always Talking to God in prayers in every situation we find ourselves is one of the great ways to excel in life.. Do not neglect prayers.(Proverbs 16:3 says Commit your works to the Lord, And your plans will be established.)  it implies that prayer is part of your preparation.
If you ask me. I will dramatically say that Scoring high in Jamb requires HARD WORK + GOD.

2. Focus On Your Target

My advice to every student preparing for 2019 JAMB UTME is to take a piece of paper and write the JAMB score he/she would want to get. If possible try to break it down according to your four Subjects. This is important, as having a target or aim, will help you sit up as you tends to work towards achieving that. Be determined by making list of classes and the topics you would cover in each class. Make sure that you try to have a minimum amount of topic you are to cover on daily basis, it will help boost your learning Speed.
Believe in yourself(self confidence) and Determine in your mind that you are not just writing the utme to pass but you are writing it to score very high and come out in flying colours. (shoot for the moon and you might end up landing among the stars).
In conclusion, endeavor to have a target and work tirelessly towards achieving your target.

3. Self/Time Evaluation

Now that  you have a target, the next thing to do is to evaluate your current capacity and situation. Let’s say, if you find yourself in a jamb examination hall today, how well can you do. Then you need to compare that your current capacity to your target that is your aiming JAMB score (270+)
The essence of the comparison is to figure out how much space is there between the person you are now and the individual you want to become tomorrow and how long it would take you.
Furthermore, the First change to take place is in the way you use your time, That’s where the evaluation begins. “Time evaluation leads to self evolution”. You need to List out your weaknesses and do everything possible to avoid them. Then organize yourself,organize your activities and lastly organize your time.

4. Download 2020 JAMB Syllabus

The Joint Admissions & Matriculation Board, JAMB Syllabus is useful for candidates that wish to check the topics and areas they need to read on a particular subject for UTME exam.
The Questions you are to answer on the examination day will be compiled from these areas or topics.
JAMB syllabus also has recommended textbooks and materials. These textbooks will usually contain the topics you need to familiarize yourself with.

5. Study Plan Schedule

A study timetable is a handy, inexpensive tool that can help you get control over your study time.
Mapping out a time for your study is very crucial as it makes your goals measurable. Set a timetable for yourself and keep up with it depending on the speed of your assimilation.
It’s funny enough that most students have timetables, but don’t keep up with it. If you know you are preparing for the forthcoming 2020 jamb utme, please ensure that you create a personalized time table for yourself that fits your leisure time.
Organise your study time and use time management to improve your study skills, then success is assured.

6. Work With Like Minded Colleagues

Try setting up a study team, where you all can interact and have a meaningful discussion with like minds.
Moreover Surround yourself with people that have the same Mindset with you and are willing to study and pass their examination. Yes!, The company you keep determines what accompanies you. Discharge anyone who’s not adding value to your life and choose your friends you want to work with.
Furthermore, In order to hit your desired jamb utme score, you need get into an association of ‘Jambites’ having the same goal as you do..Study together,then trow questions among yourselves.


Like they say “What you are not prepared for, you are not qualified for”.
Listen very attentively, One of the secrets of scoring high in any examination is by preparing for the said examination with past questions and answers.
In as much as you really want to do well in jamb exams, getting yourself a jamb past questions and answers and some right materials is very important
You have to Start by reading your textbooks,notebooks, then after reading and summarizing a chapter in the subject outline, get your past questions,go through them and find questions that are related to that topics.


  •  It helps you to understand the ethics behind JAMB’s method of questioning.
  •  Past Questions is the key to knowing what to expect in the examination
  •  It gives you insights on the areas jamb focuses more on
  •  You need past questions because It is the easiest way of pointing out the recurrent questions
  •  It helps  to test if you are really ready for the exams
Secret Reviewed We’ve discovered that every year, the questions set by JAMB officials, is closely made up of 70% past questions!!!
If you are a student preparing for the forthcoming 2020 jamb examination,make a purchase of the Jamb past questions and answers today .
This will surely give you an insight as to know what and what kind of questions you’ll be answering.

8. Finally, Have a  Rest

Lastly, Try to get enough rest at night. Always consider your health and try to avoid things that would make you put your health in danger. You can read in the night hours, but don’t make it a tarry night.
Make sure that you have a break period in your study TIMETABLE. This will help cool your brain and help your brain digest every single information you read.. Goodluck

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