Two Books You Need To Read For JAMB/DE 2017


Students Preparing for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) 2017 have two books they must read to get prepared for the use of english subject.

To get prepared for the exam starting on May  6th


1. “Sweet Sixteen” by Bolaji Abdullahi for UTME Candidates

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Sweet Sixteen

Sweet Sixteen is authored by Bolaji Abdullahi and it is the official Novel for JAMB UTME 2019 Examination.

, Sweet sixteen is an interesting  fictional novel.

Now that you’ve successfully registered for the JAMB 2019 UTME, then the next step is to begin reading intensively. Read and study every syllabus for 2019!


Aliya has to constantly remind her father that she is not a child but ‘a young adult.’ He does not always agree with her.

But now that she is turning sixteen, he is sitting up and taking notice. The expected birthday card from him is replaced by a present and no holds barred letter – a page for each year she has lived.

It chronicles the lessons he has tried to teach her and the wisdom he has attempted to pass to her. It unburdens the burning questions she has about life and sometimes show through the cluelessness of parental units. Aliya questions who she is and why she is; with her father as a guide on this journey of discovery.

An engaging coming of age guide on life and loving for the teenage girl.

You shall get the Novel when you register for Jamb 2019.

And it cost just N2000 online, but you can get it at a cheaper rate in any offline book store.




2. “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by A.H. 

Mohammed recommended  for Direct Entry Candidates ( No Longer in use )



‘Last days of Forcados High School’ has been used for several years in UTME


 ‘The last days of Forcados high school’ is a funny and brutally honest story about tolerance, self-discovery, family, friendship and life on the brink of adulthood.


 According to the instructions from the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB), candidates will be tested on these two books in Use of English, which is compulsory for every candidate, regardless of the course you intend to study in school.



Meanwhile, Dr Fabian Benjamin, JAMB’s Head of Public Relations has made known the date sales of forms will begin in an interview on Monday, March 13 in Bwari.
Benjamin said the date was fixed following an agreement that was reached on the harmonization of the examination timetable at a meeting with other exam bodies on Jan. 24.
“We will begin the sale of the admission forms on March 20, while UTME is scheduled to hold in May,” he said.
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