Are you writing JAMB UTME this year? If yes you might want to know exactly how JAMB marks your scripts and scores you (JAMB Marking Scheme). Also, you might also wonder – what is the total mark of jamb? Or how many do I need to score to pass JAMB? Is there negative marking for jamb 2015? This post will enlighten you about the way JAMB scores you.
JAMB Marking Scheme
In previous years, there have been a serious complain of poor JAMB results. In 2013 JAMB, 70% of candidates, who sat for JAMB-UTME scored below 180 aggregate.
This trend stimulated agitations from both parents and students and they want to know the marking scheme that JAMB use to grade its candidates.
Nature of JAMB UTME Exam
JAMB UTME Exam subject comprises (1) Use of English – Compulsory for all candidates (2) any three relevant subject – depending on the course of choice.
Use of English comprises 150 questions while the other 3 subjects comprise 50 questions each, making a total of 300 questions to be answered in 3 Hours 30 Min. (Three and a half hours).
Marks Allotted for Each Subject
Each subject carries 100 marks, making a total of 400 marks for the four (4) subjects. So candidates can score as high as 400 over 400. It’s possible because all the questions are graded over 400.
Negative Marking (Explained)
There has been serious debates concerning, if JAMB uses negative marking scheme. In negative marking, I mean, if you have one wrong answer, it will cancel one right answer. From your intense research, we have discovered that JAMB is not doing any negative marking. This means what you get is what you get.
Tips to Score High
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