JAMB Syllabus for All UTME Subjects
JAMB Syllabus

If you are a Yoruba student preparing to take the 2024 JAMB exam, then you should have the updated JAMB Syllabus for Yoruba Language this year. Having this will give you an edge/advantage in the coming exam as it will serve as a guide to your study.

It's not enough to just study, you need to study the right materials and the right topics for the said subject; in this case, Yoruba Language.

The Yoruba Language syllabus also contains objectives for each topic mentioned. These objectives are what you must know for every topic you study.

With that being said, let's get to it.

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JAMB Syllabus for Yoruba Language Exam 2024

JAMB Syllabus for All UTME Subjects


  • Eko Ile
  • Ayeye
  • Ero Ati Igbagbo
  • Eto Iselu Ati Aabo Ilu
  • Eto Isinku Ati Ogun Pinpin
  • Eto Iwosan
  • Ere Idaraya
  • Ise Abinbi Ati Ounje Ile Yoruba
  • Onka Yoruba


  • Comprehension
  • Current Orthography
  • Essay Writing
  • Grammar
  • Sound System
  • Translation


  • Oral Literature
  • Written Literature

If you are familiar with your Yoruba Language, then this subject should be easy to pass with flying colors, as long as you read the right books.

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  • Abíọ́dún, Jíbọ́là (1995) Àròkọ àti Aáyan Ògbufọ̀, Lagos: MAJAB Publishers
  • Adéwọlé, L. O. et al (2000) Exam Focus – Yorùbá language for WASSCE/ SSCE. Ìbàdàn: UP Plc.
  • Awóbùlúyì, O. (1978) Essentials of Yorùbá Grammar, Ìbàdàn: UP Plc.
  • Awóbùlúyì, O. (1990) Yorùbá Metalanguage (Èdè-Ìperí Yorùbá) Vol. II, Ìbàdàn: UP Plc.
  • Awóbùlúyì, O. (2008) Èkọ́ Ìsẹ̀dá-Òrọ̀ Yorùbá, Akure: Montem Paperback.
  • Awóbùlúyì, O. (2013) Èkọ́ Gírámà Èdè Yorùbá, Osogbo: Atman Ltd.
  • Babalọlá, A. (ed.) (1991) Ìwé Ìmọ́dọ̀tun Yorùbá SSI – SSIII, Longman
  • Bámgbóṣé,O.(ed.) (1984) Yorùbá Metalanguage (Èdè-Ìperí Yorùbá Vol. 1, Ìbàdàn:UP Plc.
  • Bámgbóṣé, A. (1990) Fọnọ́lọ́jì áti Gírámà Yorùbá, Ìbàdàn
  • Mustapha, O. (ed.) (1988) Èkọ́ – Èdè Yorùbá òde – òní SSI – SSIII, Macmillian
  • Mustapha, O. (ed.) (1991) Èkọ́ – Èdè Yorùbá Titun SSI–SSIII, Yorùbá, Ìbà dàn: UP Plc.
  • Ọdẹ́tókun, Adémọ́lá (et. al) (2005) Ìwé Ìgbáradì fún Ìdánwó Yorùbá, Ìbàdàn: Macmillan
  • Owólabí, K. (1989) Ìjìnlẹ̀ Ìtúpalẹ̀ Èdè Yorùbá (1) Fónẹ́tíkì àti Fọnọ́lọ́jì, Ìbàdàn: Oníbọnòjé Press
  • Owólabí, O, (et al) (1999) Countdown WASSCE/SSCE. , JME (Ìwé Ìgbáradì fún Ìdánwó Àṣekágbá Yorùbá) Ìbàdàn: Evans
  • Ọyàdèyi, O. (1998) Ìjìnlẹ̀ Fọnọ́lọ́jì áti Gírámà Èdè Yorùbá, Ìbàdàn: Heinemann


  • All the prescribed texts are reflected as applicable on the syllabus under Topics/Contents/Notes column.


  • Adéoyè, C. L. (1979) Àṣà àti Ìṣ Yorùbá, Ìbàdàn: OUP
  • Adéoyè, C. L. (1985) Ìgbàgbọ́ àti Èsi`n Yorùbá, Ìbàdàn: Oníbọnọ̀jẹ́ press
  • Ládejé, T. A. et al (1986) Àkójọpọ̀ Ìwádìí Ìjìnlẹ̀ Àṣà Yorùbá, Ìbàdàn: Macmillian publishers

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In Summary

There you have it, the updated for Yoruba Language Exam 2024, and the recommended textbooks you should read to help you pass the exam.

This Exam is very important because, without it, you will not know where to concentrate while studying for your exam.

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