JAMB Marking Scheme 2021 | Check JAMB Grading System Now

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JAMB Marking Scheme 2021

JAMB Marking Scheme 2021 | Check JAMB Grading System Now
How JAMB Score Is Calculate | JAMB Marking Scheme

JAMB Marking Scheme: This article will clearly explain the JAMB grading system for those who have been asking how JAMB score is calculated.

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What Is the Total Score for JAMB?

The JAMB overall/total score for UTME is 400

How Many Questions Are In JAMB?

There is a total number of 180 questions in JAMB, 60 questions in Use of English, and the other three subjects are 40 questions each.

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How JAMB Score Is Calculated

Each subject in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) total score is 100, Total Score in a subject/Total number of questions × 100 = Score in each subject.

I know you’ll want to know the breakdown of how each subject is marked, continue reading.

How will JAMB Mark 2021 exam?

To know how JAMB will mark the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), read the breakdown below.

JAMB Marking Scheme for Use of English

SECTION A

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

SECTION B: Lexis and Structure

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

SECTION C: Test of Oral

  • Oral questions – 1 mark each

Using the marking scheme above, out of the 60 JAMB Use of English questions, if you scored 30, your mark will be 30/60 × 100 = 50.

How Many Questions are in JAMB Use of English?

SECTION A: Comprehension/Summary

(a) 1 comprehension passage – 5 questions
(b) I cloze passage – 10 questions
(c) 1 reading text – 10 questions

SECTION B: Lexis and Structure

(a) Sentence interpretation – 5 questions
(b) Antonyms – 5 questions
(c) Synonyms – 5questions
(d) Sentence completion – 10 questions

SECTION C: Oral Forms – 10 questions

Total: 60 questions

How JAMB Marks Other Three Subjects

Each of the questions in the remaining 3 subjects is graded 2.5 marks. So the three subjects carry 300 marks.

Each of the three other subjects will be 100 if marked 2.5.

For example: If you score 28 over 40 in each of Biology the calculation will be 28 x 2.5 = 70% (in percentage).

If you have 30 in Physics and Mathematics it’ll be 30 × 2.5 = 75

So let’s add it all: 50 + 70 + 75 + 75 = That’s 270 over 400.

How To Check JAMB Result 2021

To check your JAMB result for 2021 kindly follow the recommended article | Recommended: JAMB Result 2021 | Check Your JAMB Score Now Free

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Good evening
    I heard that it’s till everyone’s done with their exams b4 the results will come out
    How true is that

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