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Jamb Marking Scheme Portal 2023


Jamb Marking Scheme Portal 2023 – Check Jamb Grading System Here.

Jamb Marking Scheme – A lot of Jamb aspirant have been asking about Jamb grading system and Jamb Marking scheme. In this article, we are going to give all the information concerning jamb marking scheme.

Jamb Marking Scheme

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) marking scheme and jamb grading system is all about JAMB CUT-OFF MARKS. Jamb applicant and aspirant should read this article carefully because we are going to explain everything in brief to our readers.

What is the Total Scores in Jamb Examination?

The Jamb overall / total score for the UTME is 400. Candidate that score 250 and above stand a chance to gain admission in any tertiary institution of hes choice, depending on hes departmental cut off mark.

How Many Questions are in Jamb Exams?

Total number of 180 questions are in jamb examination. 60 questions in Use of English, and the other three are 40 question each.

How Jamb Scores Is Calculated

How can i calculate my jamb scores? Each subject in The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) total scores is 100. total score in a subject / total number of questions multiply by 100 = score in each subject.

Jamb Marking Scheme (Use of English)

As we earlier discuss about Jamb marking scheme, we will use Use of English jamb marking scheme as a case study below:


  • Comprehension/Summary: Comprehension passages question – 3 marks each
  • Close passage question – 2 marks each
  • Jamb Novel (The Life Changer) question – 1 mark

SECTION B: Lexis and Structure

  • Sentence interpretation questions – 2 marks each
  • Antonyms question – 2 marks each
  • Synonyms question – 1 mark each
  • Sentence completion question – 1 mark each

SECTION C: Test of Oral

  • Oral questions – 1 mark each

From the marking scheme above, Out of the 60 JAMB Use of English questions, if a candidate scores 30, hes mark will be 30/60 multiply by 100 = 50.

How Many Questions are in Jamb Use of English

SECTION A: Comprehension/Summary

  • Comprehension passage – 5 questions
  • Close Passage – 10 questions
  • Reading Text – 10 question

SECTION B: Lexis and Structure

  • Sentence Interpretation – 5 questions
  • Antonyms – 5 question
  • Synonyms – 5 question
  • Sentence Completion – 10 question

SECTION C: Oral Forms

  • Oral Forms – 10 questions

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