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Jamb Syllabus for Physics is 2020 is now available, candidates preparing for JAMB 2020 are advised to download the latest Jamb Syllabus 2020 in other to get prepared ahead of the forthcoming UTME Examination.

The Jamb Syllabus for Geography 2020 will help candidate pinpoint their reading or studies towards better topics and courses that will be set for the 2020 UTME examination.

Meanwhile, I want to let you know that the importance of JAMB Geography Syllabus cannot be overemphasized. Candidate who took it upon them are the once coming out with good scores and grades for their exams

The aim of this 2019 JAMB Geography Syllabus for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), is to prepare the candidates for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:

1. handle and interpret topographical maps, photographs, statistical data and diagrams and basic
field survey;
2. demonstrate knowledge of man’s physical and human environment and how man lives and earns a living on the earth’s surface with special reference to Nigeria and Africa;
3. show understanding of the interrelationship between man and his environment;
4. apply geographical concepts, skills and principles to solving problems.
5. understand field work techniques and the study of a local area in the field.

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I. PRACTICAL GEOGRAPHY

Topics:

A. Maps

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

Ai. define and identify different types and uses of maps

B. Scale and measurement

Topics:

distances, areas reduction and enlargement, directions, bearings and gradients with reference to topographical maps.

Objectives: 

Candidates should be able to:

Bi. apply the different types of scale to distances and area measurement;
ii. apply the knowledge of scale to gradients, map reduction and enlargement;

C. Map reading and interpretation;

Topics:

drawing of cross profiles, recognition of inter visibility, recognition and description of physical and human features and relationship as depicted on topographical maps.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

Ci. illustrate the relief of an area through profile drawing;
ii. interpret physical and human features from topographical maps.

D. Interpretation of statistical data;

Topics: maps and diagrams

Candidates should be able to:

Objectives: 

Di. Compute quantitative information from statistical data, diagrams and maps,
ii. interpret statistical data, diagrams and maps.

E. Elementary Surveying;

Topics:

chain and prismatic, open and close traverse, procedure, problems, advantages and disadvantages.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

Ei. analyse the principle and procedure of each technique;
ii. compare the advantages of the two techniques.

F. Geographic Information System (GIS):

Topics: 

components, techniques, data sources, applications

Obectives: 

Candidates should be able to:

Fi. Understand GIS and its uses.
ii. Understand the computer system of data capturing and analysis
iii. Express locations through the use of latitudes, longitudes, zipcodes etc.
iv. Understand land surveying, remote sensing, map digitizing, map scanning as sources of data.
v. Explain areas of use: Defense, Agriculture, Rural Development etc.
vi. Identify problems with GIS in Nigeria.

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II. PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

A. The earth as a planet

Topics:

i. The earth in the solar system, rotation and revolution;
ii. The shape and size of the earth
iii. Latitudes and distances, longitudes and time

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

Ai. identify the relative positions of the planets in the solar system;
ii relate the effects of the rotation to the revolution of the earth;
iii provide proof for the shape and size of the earth;
iv differentiate between latitudes and longitudes;
v relate lines of latitude to calculation of distance;
vi relate lines of longitude to calculation of time;

B. The Earth Crust

Topics:

 i. The structure of the earth (internal and external) Relationships among the four spheres.
ii. Rocks: Types, characteristics, modes of formation and uses
iii. Earth’s movement: Tectonic forces
iv. Major Landforms: Mountains, Plateaux, Plains, Coastal landforms, karst topography and desert landforms

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

Bi. compare the internal and external components of the earth.
ii. understand the existing relationship among atmosphere, biosphere in terms of energy balance and water cycle.
iii. differentiate between major types of rocks and their characteristics;
iv. analyse the processes of formation and the resultant features;
v. indicate the uses of rocks.
vi. differentiate between tensional and compressional forces and the resultant landforms.
vii. identify and describe the major land forms

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C. Volcanism and Earthquakes

Topics:

i. landforms associated with volcanic activities
ii. landforms of Igneous Rocks
iii. origin and types of Volcanoes
iv. some volcanic eruptions and earthquakes

Objectives: 

Candidates should be able to:

Ci. explain the processes of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes
ii. describe the different landforms associated with both volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.
iii. give examples of major volcanic eruptions and earthquakes in the world.

D. Denudation processes in the tropics

Topics:

i. weathering
ii. erosion
iii. mass movement
iv. deposition

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

Di. identify the agents of denudation
ii. associate landforms with each process and agent.

E. Water Bodies

Topics:

i. Oceans and seas (world distribution, salinity and uses)
ii Ocean currents – types, distribution, causes and effects;
iii Lakes – types, distribution and uses.
iv. Rivers: Action of running water.

Objectives: 

Candidates should be able to:

Ei.  locate oceans and seas on the globe;
ii. examine the characteristics and uses of oceans and seas;
iii. classify the types of ocean currents;
iv. account for the distribution of ocean currents;
v. evaluate the causes and effects of ocean currents;
vi. identify the types and location of lakes;
vii. indicate the characteristics and uses of lakes
viii. identify the landforms of the different stages of a river course.

F. Weather and Climate

Topics:

i Concept of weather and climate
ii Elements of weather and climate
iii Factors controlling weather and climate (pressure, air mass, altitude, continentality and winds)
iv Classification of climate (Greek and Koppen).
v Major climate types (Koppen), their characteristics and distribution.
vi Measuring and recording weather parameters and instruments used.
vii The basic science of climate change.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:


Fi. differentiate between weather and climate;
ii differentiate between the elements of weather and climate;
iii isolate the factors controlling weather and climate;
iv compare Koppen’s and Greek’s classifications
v identify the major types of climate according to Koppen;
vii relate the weather instruments to their uses.
viii define climate change
ix understand the causes of climate change
x understand the effects and remedies of climate change.

G. Vegetation

Topics:

i Factors controlling growth of plants
ii The concept of vegetation e.g. plant communities and succession
iii Major types of vegetation, their characteristics and distribution,
iv Impact of human activities on vegetation.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

Gi. trace the factors controlling the growth of plants;
ii analyse the process of vegetation development;
iii identify the types, their characteristics and distribution;
iv assess the impact of human activities on vegetation;

H. Soils

Topics:

i. Definition and properties
ii. Factors and processes of formation
iii. Soil profiles
iv. Major tropical types, their characteristics, distribution and uses;
v. Impact of human activities on soils.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

Hi. classify soils and their properties;
ii. isolate the factors of formation;
iii. differentiate between the different types of soil horizons and their characteristics;
iv. compare the major tropical soil types and uses of soils;
v. account for the distribution and uses of soils;
vi. assess the impact of human activities on soils.

I. Environmental Resources;

Topics:

i Types of resources (atmospheric, land, soil, Vegetation and minerals)
ii The concept of renewable and non- renewable resources;

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

Ii. interpret the concept of environmental resources;
ii. relate environmental resources to their uses;
iii. differentiate between the concepts of renewable and non-renewable resources

J. Environmental interaction:

Topics:

i Land ecosystem
ii Environmental balance and human interaction

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

Ji. identify the components of land ecosystem;
ii. establish the interrelationship within the ecosystem;
iii. interpret the concept of environmental balance;
iv. analyse the effects of human activities on land ecosystem.

K. Environmental hazards:

Topics:

i. Natural hazards (droughts, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, flooding)
ii. Man-induced (soil erosion, deforestation, pollution, flooding and desertification)
iii. Effects, prevention and control of hazards.

Objectives: Candidates should be able to:

Ki. identify the natural hazards and their causes;
ii. relate the human-induced hazards to their causes;
iii. locate the major areas where they are common and their effects;
iv. recommend possible methods of prevention and control.

L. Environmental Conservation

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

Li. Explain with examples environmental conservation
ii discuss the different methods of environmental conservation.
iii Explain the need/importance of environmental conservation

III. HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

A. Population

Topics:

i. World population with particular reference to the Amazon Basin, N.E. U.S.A., India, Japan and the West Coast of Southern Africa.
ii. Characteristics – birth and death rates, ages/sex structure.
iii. Factors and patterns of population distribution;
iv . Factors and problems of population growth.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

Ai. Define different concepts of population;
ii. identify the characteristics of population (growth rates and structure);
iii. determine the factors and the patterns of population distribution;
iv. identify the factors and problems of population growth;
v. relate the types of migration to their causes and effects;
vi. account for the ways population constitute a resource.

B. Settlement with particular reference to Western Europe, the USA, Middle East and West Africa:

Topics:

i. Types and patterns: rural and urban, dispersed, nucleated and linear;
ii. Rural settlement: classification, factors of growth and functions;
iii. Urban settlement – classification, factors of growth and functions.
iv. Problems of urban centres
v. Interrelationship between rural and urban settlements.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

Bi. differentiate between types of settlements; (rural and urban)
ii. classify the patterns and functions of rural settlements;
iii. classify the patterns and functions of urban settlements;
iv identify the problems of urban centres;
v. establish the interrelationship between rural and urban settlements;

C. Selected economic activities

Topics:

i. Types of economic activities: primary, secondary, tertiary and quartnary;
ii. Agriculture: types, system, factors and problems
iii. Manufacturing industries, types, locational factors, distribution and socio- economic importance and problems of industrialization in tropical Africa.
iv. Transportation and Communication types, roles in economic development and communication in tropical Africa.
v. World trade-factors and pattern of world trade, major commodities (origin, routes and destinations).
vi. Tourism: definition, importance, location, problems and solutions.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

Ci. identify the types of economic activities;
ii. differentiate between the types of economic activities;
iii. assess Agriculture as an economic activity;
iv. compare the types of manufacturing industries;
v. identify the factors of industrial location;
vi. examine the socio-economic importance of manufacturing industries;
vii. give reasons for the problems of industrialization in tropical Africa;
viii. differentiate between the types and means of transportation and communication;
ix. assess the economic importance of transport;
x. give reasons for the problems of transportation in tropical Africa;
xi. relate the factors to the pattern of world trade.
xii. classify the major commodities of trade in terms of their origins, routes and destination.
xiii. Analyse tourism as an economic activity.

IV. REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY

A. Broad outline of Nigeria

Topics:

i. Location, position, size, political division (states) and peoples;
ii Physical settling: geology, relief, landform, climate and drainage, vegetation and soils;
iii Population: size, distribution, migration, (types, problems and effects);
iv Natural Resources: types (minerals, soils, Water, vegetation etc) distribution, uses and conservation.

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

Ai. describe the location, size and political divisions of Nigeria;
ii. identify the ethnic groups and their distributions;
iii. relate the components of physical settings to their effects on human activities;
iv. account for the pattern of population distribution;
v. examine the types of migration, their problems and effects;
vi. identify the types of natural resources and their distribution;
vii. indicate their uses and conservation;

B. Economic and Human Geography:

Topics:

i. Agricultural Systems: the major crops produced, problems of agricultural development in Nigeria.
ii. Manufacturing Industries: factors of location, types of products, marketing and problems associated with manufacturing;
iii. Transportation and Communication:modes of transportation and communication and their relative advantages and disadvantages;
iv. Trade: Regional and International Trade, advantages and disadvantages;
v. Tourism: types, importance, problems and solutions.

Objectives: 

Candidates should be able to:

Bi. compare the farming systems practiced in Nigeria;
ii. identify the crops produced and the problems encountered;
iii. identify the types and location of the major manufacturing industries;
iv. determine the factors of industrial location and the problems associated with the industries;
v. establish the relationship between transport and communication;
vi. relate the modes of transportation and communication to their relative advantages and disadvantages;
vii. classify the major commodities of regional and international trade;
viii. identify reasons for tourism and tourist centres;
ix. account for the problems and solutions

C. ECOWAS

Topics:

i. Meaning and objectives
ii. Member states
iii. Advantages and benefits
iv. Disadvantages, problems and solutions

Objectives:

Candidates should be able to:

Ci. State the meaning, purpose and objectives;
ii. identify and locate the member countries;
iii. evaluate the prospects and problems of the organization.

RECOMMENDED TEXTS

Adeleke, B.O. Areola .O. 2002 and Leong, G.C. Certificate Physical and Human Geography for Senior Secondary School (West African Edition), Ibadan: Oxford.

Bradshaw, M. et al (2004) Contemporary World Regional Geography, New York: McGraw Hill

Bunet, R.B and Okunrotifa, P.O.(1999) General Geography in Diagrams for West Africa, China: Longman.

Collins New Secondary Atlas, Macmillan

Fellman, D. et al (2005) Introduction to Geography (Seventh Edition) New York: McGraw Hill

Getis, A. et al (2004) Introduction to Geography (Ninth Edition) New York: McGraw Hill

Iloeje, N. P(1999) A New Geography of West Africa, Hong Kong: Longman

Iloeje, N.P(1982) A New Geography of Nigeria (New Education), Hong Kong: London

Nimako, D.A. (2000) Map Reading of West Africa, Essex: Longman.

Okunrotifa, P.O. and Michael S. (2000) A Regional Geography of Africa (New Edition), Essex: London.

Udo, R.K(1970) Geographical Regions of Nigeria, London: Longman.

Waugh, D. (1995) Geography an Integrated Approach (Second Edition), China: Nelson

Wisdomline Pass at Once JAMB.

Adegoke M.A (2013), A Comprehensive Text on Physical, Human and Regional Geography.

Conclusion

Kindly use the Jamb Syllabus 2020 at your convenience, relax and take a breath, the most important thing is to understand the Jamb Geography Syllabus 2020 so that you will focus your studies on the listed topics.

Wish you success for your exams.

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The University of Ibadan (UI) line with the directive of the State Government for all tertiary institutions to resume academic activities after the lockdown due to the spread of the Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19), the College Management has directed that all 300 level and 400 level students are to resume on Monday 14th September 2020 for academic activities.


You are to take note of the following;

  • 400 and 300 Level students are resuming on Monday 14th September 2020 for REVISION
  • 200 Level students are resuming a week later for REVISION
  • 400 and 300 Level students will commence the 2019/2020 academic session first-semester examination on Monday 21st September 2020
  • 200 Level students will commence the 2019/2020 academic session first-semester examination on Friday 25th September 2020
  • 100 Level students will be on the date of resumption at a later date.
  • Students that are resuming are to maintain social distancing at all times
  • All students are to appear with their individual face masks before admittance into the College premises
  • Students are also advised to make use of Hand Sanitizers at each entry point in the College Premises.
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Applications are invited from eligible candidates for recruitment into the Federal Teachers’ Scheme (FTS) for 2020/2021 service period. The Federal Teachers’ Scheme (FTS) is a two-year intervention programme established by the Federal Government in 2006 to assist States in addressing teacher shortage at the basic education level.

ELIGIBILITY FTS Recruitment 2020

Only candidates who fulfill the following conditions need to apply for FTS Recruitment 2020

  1. Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Education or Bachelor degree with Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE), of not lower than Second Class (Lower Division) and not earned earlier than 2014.
  2. Must have completed or been exempted from the NYSC Scheme.
  3. Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) with credit passes in Teaching Practice and the Teaching Subjects, and not earned earlier than 2014, with specialisation in any of the following subjects:

a. English Language

b. Mathematics

c. Integrated Science

d. Biology, Chemistry and Physics

e. Agricultural Science

f. Home Economics

g. Computer Science

h. Technical/Technology Education

i. Computer Science or Information Technology

j. Nigerian Languages


k. Physical and Health Education

iv) Not more than 35 years of age.

v) Not currently employed or enrolled under the NYSC, N-Power or any similar programme.

DURATION:

The service period is for two (2) years or as may be determined by the Universal Basic Education Commission.

REMUNERATION

The Federal Government shall pay each participant an allowance of N30,000.00 per month.

METHOD OF APPLICATION FOR FTS Recruitment 2020

Application Form shall be completed online. Interested candidates who fulfil the above-listed eligibility criteria should visit https://fts.admissions.clouds to complete and submit their application Forms online. Candidates will be required to upload their credentials (as listed on the site) together with their most recent passport photograph.

Federal Teachers Scheme Recruitment 2020 application portal shall be open for two (2) weeks, from 10th – 24th September 2020. There will be no extension.

ENQUIRIES

All enquiries relating to the online application should be directed to: ftssupport@flexisaf.com and +2347036662931.

SCREENING TEST

Shortlisted candidates will be required to sit for a Computer-Based Test as scheduled below:

Date: Saturday, 10th October, 2020

Venue: At designated CBT Centres in each State Capital (Information on this will be provided by the State Universal Basic Education Boards (SUBEBs) and UBEC Zonal and State Offices).

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We are pleased to inform the general public, especially those who applied for the Nigeria Police Academy that the Institute has formally released a Mock examination to those who are interested. This will enable aspiring candidates to understand the basics and way at which the main examination is prepared.

We strongly advise all those who registered for the Nigeria Police Academy to seat for this exam, this will surely give you an edge and prepared you ahead of the main exam coming.

Nigeria Police Academy Mock Examination Date 2020

This is to inform Candidates who applied for the 8th Regular Course intake that the Selection Examination is slated for Thursday 17th September 2020. In addition, the Selection Examination would be Computer Based Test (CBT) as already been indicated in our advert for the sales of online application forms.

However, prior to the examination, there would be Mock examination on Monday 14th September 2020 at FCT, Abuja and Lagos Centres. Interested Candidates who wish to register should Click the Link “APPLY FOR MOCK EXAM” to register their Examination Number between Sunday 30th August and Thursday 7th September 2020.


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APPLICATION FOR MOCK EXAMINATION IS OPEN TO CANDIDATES WHOSE SELECTED EXAMINATION CENTRE IS EITHER IN ABUJA OR LAGOS.

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