JAMB recommended textbooks for Chemistry 2022 – This is exactly what I am going to discuss in this article. If you want to pass JAMB 2022/2023 and score above 90 in JAMB chemistry, then you need to know the best Chemistry textbooks to read for JAMB and pass JAMB chemistry.

best Chemistry textbooks to read for jamb

In one of previous JAMB guides titled, “How to study for JAMB and pass excellently“, I mentioned that recommended textbooks are the best Chemistrytextbooks to study and pass JAMB Chemistry.

If you are still searching for the terms below, then this article is where you are going to find an answer.

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  • How to score above 90 in JAMB Chemistry

Without wasting any time, I will quickly show you the list of best Chemistry textbooks to read and pass JAMB 2022/2023.



Like I mentioned earlier, JAMB recommended textbooks for Chemistry are the best textbooks to prepare for JAMB(see reasons in the next heading below).

Below are the list of JAMB recommended textbooks for Chemistry and pass in 2022:

  • New School Chemistry for Senior Secondary Schools, Ababio, O. Y. (2009), (Fourth edition), Onitsha: Africana FIRST Publishers Limited.
  • Senior Secondary Chemistry, Bajah, S.T.; Teibo, B. O., Onwu, G.; and Obikwere, A. Book 1 (1999), Books 2 and 3 (2000). Lagos: Longman.
  • Understanding Chemistry for Schools and Colleges, Ojokuku, G. O. (2012, Revised Edition), Zaria: Press-On Chemresources.
  • Essential: Chemistry for Senior Secondary Schools, (2008), 2nd Edition, I. A. Odesina, Lagos: Tonad Publishers Limited.
  • Countdown to WASSCE/SSCE, NECO, JME Chemistry, Uche, I. O.; Adenuga, I. J. and Iwuagwu, S. L. (2003). Ibadan: Evans.

I will personally recommend you use New school chemistry among these recommended textbooks. It is the best I have seen so far out there for passing JAMB chemistry. It is easy to read and understand.

Another important textbook I will also recommend is Lamlard chemistry. It is not among the textbooks listed above but trust me, it is a very good textbook for chemistry.

Why should you use JAMB recommended textbooks to prepare for chemistry in 2021? 

Jamb recommended textbooks for chemistry

Below are good reasons why you should use JAMB chemistry recommended textbooks to prepare for JAMB.



  1. They are recommended by the Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board(JAMB)
  2. They are very comprehensive and hence trusted by smart students
  3. JAMB examiners set UTME questions from recommended textbooks
  4. They cover the whole JAMB chemistry syllabus


Can I Pass JAMB Without Using Recommended Textbooks For Chemistry

Now, if you are still wondering, “Is it compulsory to use JAMB recommended textbooks for chemistry before I can pass?“.

The answer is NO. You can also use other good chemistry textbooks to pass. However, the question is “How sure are you that the textbook you want to use is good enough to pass JAMB?

If you are not sure, then I will advise you to use the textbooks mentioned above.

Finally, “where can I get JAMB recommended textbooks?


Where To Get JAMB Recommended Textbooks For Chemistry In 2022

Below are some of the places to get JAMB recommended textbooks:

  1. The best option is to buy at any bookshop near you. This will give you total control over where, how and when you read it.
  2. Another option is to borrow from a friend.
  3. You can also borrow or use it at any public library close to you.

That is all for now on the topic, “Best chemistry textbooks for JAMB 2021/2022“.

QUESTION FOR YOU: Which is your favourite among these chemistry textbooks? Use the comment section below.

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