When studying for the UTME Examination, there is a specific JAMB Syllabus for Biology 2023 you must be prepared for. Using this JAMB syllabus to study for this examination, increases the chance and opens the secret to getting a high score.

For each topic, the JAMB Biology syllabus includes goals. You need to be aware of these goals for every subject you study.

The entire list of subjects covered by the JAMB Biology curriculum is included in this post.


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JAMB Bioloy Syllabus 2023

JAMB Syllabus for Biology 2023

Here is the list of the JAMB syllabus for Biology 2023 pdf download:

  • Ecology
  • Factors Affecting the Distribution of Organisms
  • Local (Nigerian) Biomes
  • Natural Habitats
  • Soil
  • Conservation of Natural Resources
  • Diseases
  • Game Reserves and Natural Parks
  • Population and Its Control
  • Energy Flow in The Ecosystem
  • Nutrient Cycling in Nature
  • Symbiotic Interactions of Plants
  • Adaptation for Survival
  • Ecological Succession
  • Factors Affecting Population Sizes
  • Population Density and Overcrowding
  • Evolution
  • Evidence of Evolution
  • Theories of Evolution
  • Form and Functions
  • Growth
  • Internal Structure of a Flowering Plant
  • Internal Structure of a Mammal
  • Homeostasis
  • Hormonal Control
  • Nervous Co-Ordination
  • The Sense Organs
  • Excretory Mechanisms
  • Excretory Products of Plants
  • Types of Excretory Structures
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Modes of Nutrition
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Types of Nutrition
  • Asexual Reproduction
  • Reproduction in Mammals
  • Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants
  • Aerobic Respiration
  • Anaerobic Respiration
  • Respiration
  • Respiratory Organs and Surfaces
  • The Mechanism of Gaseous Exchange
  • Support and Movement
  • Supporting Tissues in Animals
  • Tropic, Tactic, Nastic and Sleep Movements in Plants
  • Types and Functions of the Skeleton
  • Channels for Transportation
  • Materials for Transportation
  • Media and Processes of Mechanism for Transportation
  • Need for Transportation
  • Heredity and Variations
  • Heredity
  • Application of Discontinuous Variation in Crime Detection, Blood Transfusion and Determination of Paternity
  • Morphological Variations in The Physical Appearance of Individuals
  • Physiological Variation
  • Variety of Organisms
  • Adaptive Coloration and Its Functions
  • Behavioural Adaptations in Social Animals
  • Evolution Among the Following
  • Living Organisms
  • Structural Adaptations in Organisms
  • Structural/Functional and Behavioral Adaptations of Organisms

Having known this, what are the recommended textbooks for Biology

JAMB Recommended Textbooks for Biology

JAMB Syllabus for Biology 2023

  • Senior Secondary School Biology: Books 1 -3, Lagos: Ndu, F.O. C. Ndu, Abun A. and Aina J.O. (2001) Longman.
  • Essential of Biology, Ibadan: Heinemann. (Odunfa, S.A.) 2001.
  • Biology for Senior Secondary Schools: Books 1 – 3, Macmillan (Ogunniyi M.B. Adebisi A.A. and Okojie J.A.) 2000
  • Modern Biology, SS Science Series. New Edition, AFP (Ramalingam, S.T.) 2005
  • Biology for Senior Secondary Schools. Revised Edition, Ibadan: Heinemann (Stan.) 2004
  • Biology for West African Schools. Longman (Stone R.H. and Cozens, A.B.C.) 1982
  •  Handbook of practical Biology 2nd Edition, University Press, Limited (Usua, E.J.) 1997

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