The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the new novel that will be used for the Use of English examination in the 2024/2025 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
The Use of English examination is a compulsory subject for all candidates who wish to gain admission into any Nigerian tertiary institution. The examination tests the candidates’ proficiency in the English language, as well as their comprehension and analytical skills.
The novel that will be used for the examination is usually selected by JAMB from a pool of literary works that reflect the Nigerian culture, history, and values. The novel is also expected to expose the candidates to various aspects of life, such as education, family, religion, politics, and social issues.
The novel that has been chosen for the 2024/2025 UTME is a recent publication that has received rave reviews from critics and readers alike. The novel is a captivating story that follows the lives of four different characters who face various challenges and opportunities in their quest for personal and professional growth.
The novel is also a reflection of the contemporary Nigerian society, as it explores themes such as corruption, gender inequality, terrorism, and education. The novel is a blend of humor, suspense, and drama, that will keep the candidates engaged and entertained.
The name of the novel is The Life Changer by Khadija Abubakar Jalli. The novel was published in 2021 by Ouida Books, and has 144 pages. The novel is available in both print and digital formats, and can be purchased from various bookstores and online platforms.
JAMB has advised all candidates to obtain and read the novel before the examination, as questions will be drawn from the novel. JAMB has also released the syllabus and study guide for the Use of English examination, which can be accessed from its official website.
The 2024/2025 UTME is scheduled to hold in April 2024, and registration has commenced for 2024. Candidates are advised to prepare adequately for the examination, and follow the guidelines and instructions provided by JAMB.