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JAMB clears the doubts concerning reading texts for JAMB 2024

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JAMB clears the doubts concerning reading texts for JAMB 2024

JAMB clears the doubts concerning reading texts for JAMB 2024

According to JAMB, the Board is aware of the concern regarding whether the inclusion of questions from the text “Sweet Sixteen” and certain other required texts in Arabic, Hausa, Igbo, and English literature in the 2024 mock-UTME signifies a replacement of the selected reading text “The Life Changer” and other required texts.

The Board states that the mix-up was not an error but an attempt to up our game against emerging issues.

Candidates should be aware that the text for the Use of-English paper for the 2024 JAMB remains “The Life Changer” by Khadija Abubakar Jalli, ZAMGIST have made the book available for free download by clicking here, while the remaining books are:

JAMB 2024 Literature Texts For Language Subjects


  • Lion and the Jewel
  • Look back in Anger
  • Unexpected Joy at Dawn
  • Second Class Citizen
  • Wuthering Heights


  • Prose – Turmin Danya
  • Poetry – Wakokin Hausa
  • Drama – Abin Da Kamar Wuya


  • Prose – A Chowa Isi Ochu
  • Poetry – Utara Nti
  • Drama – Ojaadili


  • Al’arabiyya Fil Madhiy Wal Mustaqbal, Author– Musdafa Badamasi
  • Alma’adubatul Adabiyya Li Tullabil Arabiyya Fi, Author – Zakariyya Hussani Ifriqiyya
  • Tazyinul Waraqat, Author – Abdullahi bn Fodio
  • Limaza Yakrahunana, Author – Salisu Mai unguwa
  • Mukhtaratun Min Tuujihatil Munbar, Author Sheikh Adam Abdullahi Al’ilori
  • Diwanul Riyadh, Author – Isah Alabi Abubakar
  • Almufassal Fi Tarihil Adabil Arabi, Author – Ahmad Al iskandariy and Others, Published in Cairo Egypt.

As a result, candidates are required to read “The Life Changer,” which is included in the syllabus and was sent to each and every applicant who registered for the 2024 JAMB UTME.

They must also follow the same instructions for every other subject that the syllabus specifies.

Note that the purpose of the mock exam is primarily for candidates to become accustomed to the CBT setting and for the Board to determine the candidates’ readiness for the main UTME, which 1,985,642 candidates have registered for and is scheduled to start on Friday, April 19, 2024.

For emphasis, “The Life Changer” is still the authorized reading material for the 2024 UTME Use of English, which is required of all applicants regardless of the subjects they choose to study.

It is important to highlight that the Board sent the reading material via a QR code that was embedded in each candidate’s email address and profile, among other places, in an effort to lessen the financial strain that the high expense of printing materials was placing on them.

Therefore, in order to prepare for the 2024 UTME, candidates should read the literature mentioned above.

If you found this article helpful, kindly share to your friends and loved ones writing the 2024 JAMB UTME Exam.

ALSO READ: 2024 JAMB Runz / JAMB Expo 2024 / Legit 2024 JAMB Runz

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