JAMB Government Syllabus 2021/2022 | [Download JAMB Government Syllabus]

JAMB Government Syllabus 2021/2022 | [Download JAMB Government Syllabus].

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JAMB Government Syllabus 2021/2022 has been released online. We have compiled all information on JAMB Syllabus for Government. Complete Government Syllabus for the upcoming UTME is uploaded here.

JAMB 2021 Government Syllabus is to guide students writing Government in the UTME. Do you know that it is important to have a copy of JAMB syllabus before preparing for any subject such as Government. It will guide you on where to study.


How ever, let’s proceed to view the complete JAMB Syllabus for Government for 2021/2022 UTME. All information concerning Government JAMB syllabus is below:

JAMB Government Syllabus

These course objectives are as follows:

1. Appreciate the meaning of government;
2. Analyse the framework and specify the institutions of government;
3. Appreciate the basic principles of democratic governance and their application in Nigeria;
4. Explain the concept of citizenship and define the duties and obligations of a citizen;
5. Appreciate the process of political development in Nigeria;
6. Evaluate the political development and problems of governance in Nigeria;
7. Understand the determinants and dynamics of foreign policy as it relates to Nigeria;
8. Assess the role of Nigeria as a member of the international community and the workings of international organizations.

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N/B: This Syllabus is divided into Four Consecutive parts.

Part 1: elements of government

1. Basic concepts in government


  • Power, authority, legitimacy,sovereignty;
  • Society, state, nation, nation-state;
  • Political processes;political socialization, political participation, political culture.


Candidates should be able to:

  • Identify the fundamental concepts in governance;
  • Analyse various political processes;

2. Forms of government:


Monarchy, aristocracy, oligarchy, autocracy, republicanism, democracy, definitions, features, merits and demerits.