NYSC Portal Opened for 2018 Batch A Online Registration

The National Youth Service Corps () on Monday, March 26, opened its portal for the registration of 2018 Batch ‘A’ prospective corps members.

Vanguard reports that the NYSC in a statement enjoined all 2018 Batch ‘A’ prospective corps members to commence online registration as from Monday, March 26, as the registration would end on Sunday, April 8.

The statement read: “This is to inform all prospective corps members, i.e. Nigerians who have graduated from universities and mono/polytechnics both at home and abroad that the NYSC online registration portal will be opened from Monday, 26th March – Sunday, 8th April, 2018, to enable them register for the 2018 Batch ‘A’ mobilization exercise.

“The website address is any of the following: (i) www.nysc.gov.ng (ii) www.nysc.org.ng (iii) www.portal.nysc.gov.ng

“In order to ensure a seamless registration, prospective corps members are to note the following for strict compliance: Prospective corps members should ensure that they have functional e-mail addresses that they can access and Nigerian (GSM) telephone numbers with which to register.

“Such e-mail address and phone numbers must be maintained throughout the service year. Locally-trained prospective corps members are expected to use correct institution matriculation numbers to register.

“For locally-trained graduates, only those whose names appear on the Senate/academic board approved result lists submitted by their institutions will have access to register on the NYSC portal.

“Foreign-trained prospective corps members should note that only those that graduated from accredited institutions are qualified for mobilization.

“Any foreign-trained prospective corps member who is in doubt of the accreditation status of his/her institution should approach the federal ministry of education for verification.

“Foreign-trained Nigerian graduates are to visit the NYSC portal, register and upload the following documents: (a). West African School Certificate (WASC) (with not less than 5 Credits at 2 sittings) or its equivalent or, General Certificate of Education (GCE O’ Level) (with not less than 5 Credits at 2 sittings) or its equivalent

“Or, NECO (with not less than 5 Credits at 2 sittings) or its equivalent or, NABTEB (with not less than 5 Credits at 2 sittings) or its equivalent or, High School Diploma or its equivalent for those who attended school in the USA, etc. (b). First Degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) Certificate (Second Degree or Ph.D. are not necessary).

“Holders of Higher Diploma Certificates are not qualified to register. (c). Complete official transcript of the First Degree or HND programme. (d). International travelling passport showing the following pages; i. Personal data. ii. Visa to the country of study. iii. Date of first departure to the country of study and iv.

“Date of arrival in Nigeria. (e). Graduates with dual nationalities are required to upload Personal Data Pages of both international passports and present the passports for physical verification at the orientation camp. (f). It is the responsibility of the prospective corps members who studied in non-English speaking countries to get their certificates and transcripts translated into English language before uploading.

“The translated transcripts and certificates should also be presented for physical verification. (g). All graduates of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Physiotherapy, Radiography, Optometry, Medical Laboratory Science, Nursing and Phar.macy are expected to have their practicing license, certificates of registration with their professional bodies and upload same on the portal. Payment receipts are not acceptable.

“Foreign-trained graduates seeking mobilization for national service should not visit NYSC Headquarters, Abuja, for physical verification of their documents.

“The exercise will be done at the orientation camps. They are to print their call-up letters online and report to the orientation camps in their states of deployment.

“Foreign-trained graduates are expected to go to the camps with the original documents they uploaded for verification. Provisional certificates, To Whom It May Concern, on-line print-out, scanned and photocopies of credentials are not acceptable.

“Foreign-trained graduates who registered for Exemption Certificate shall present all their original academic credentials and international passport for physical verification when they come to collect the certificate at the National Directorate Headquarters, Abuja.

“All foreign-trained graduates who registered and are excluded from service should also present original academic credentials and international passport at the NYSC NDHQ, Abuja, for physical verification before Exclusion Letters are printed on-line.

“All foreign-trained prospective Corps Members who registered but were not called up for service in the last batch should log on to the NYSC portal to revalidate their registration.

“This category of persons need not pay N3,000.00 (three thousand naira) again. Anybody who presents any fake document will be demobilized, decamped and handed over to the security agents.

“Prospective corps members should ensure that passport photograph used meet the following specifications: Ensure your face (eyes, nose, ears, mouth and jaw) is fully shown without bending. Ensure the picture fills the frame and its centralized.

“Ensure the photo background is white or off-white with no shadow. On no account should prospective Corps Members register by proxy.

“They should also remember the fingers used for their biometric capturing as this will be used for verification at the orientation camps. Those who cannot be verified with their biometric at the orientation camps will not be registered.

“Only prospective corps members who want their call-up numbers sent to them through SMS and wish to PRINT their call-up letters online are expected to pay the sum of Three Thousand Naira (N3,000.00) (see NYSC Portal on how to make payment).

“Prospective corps members who do not want to pay the N3,000.00 have the option of going to their institutions to check their call-up numbers and collect their call-up letters.

“All prospective corps members who had paid for the on-line registration before but were not mobilized need not pay again.

“A married female prospective corps member (whether locally or foreign-trained) should upload copies of her marriage certificate, evidence of change of name and husband’s place of domicile during registration.

“The orientation camps are not ideal for pregnant and nursing mothers. Prospective corps members in this category are therefore, to note that they will not be accommodated. Prospective Corps Members with serious health challenge should indicate their true health status during registration to enable concessional deployment for them.”

Useful Guide for Successful NYSC 2018 Batch A Registration

National Youth Service Corps administration provided prospective corpers with the latest news regarding 2018 Batch A registration on the official Facebook page. Carefully read the details below.

You must remember the NYSC registration dates so as not to miss your registration. Please note that April 8 is the deadline for application. Here is the statement published on NYSC Facebook page:

“This is to inform all prospective Corps Members, i.e. Nigerians who have graduated from Universities and Mono/Polytechnics both at home and abroad that the NYSC Online registration portal will be opened from Monday, 26th March – Sunday, 8th April, 2018, to enable them register for the 2018 Batch ‘A’ mobilization exercise.”

There are several NYSC websites:

  • www.nysc.gov.ng
  • www.nysc.org.ng
  • www.portal.nysc.gov.ng

NYSC batch A 2018 registration guide

Your registration will go smoothly if you take care of the following details:

  • Valid e-mail which you can access without hindrance and phone number. You will need this information to create an account on the site. Please note that during the next service year you should not change your phone number or e-mail.
  • Local candidates must indicate correctly the institution matriculation numbers during the registration.
  • In addition, your name must appear on the list approved by the Senate/Academic Board published in your institution.
  • Candidates who passed foreign training must ensure that their educational institutions are accredited. If you have any doubts about this, please contact the Federal Ministry of Education and verify.

Foreign-trained candidates should visit the official website, register and submit the following docs:

  • WASC/GCE O’ Level/NECO/NABTEB with at least 5 Credits at 2 sittings or their equivalents.
  • High School Diploma or its equivalent for those who attended school in the USA.
  • HND Certificate (there is no need for Second Degree or Ph.D.). Higher Diploma Certificates owners can’t register.
  • Complete official transcript of the First Degree or HND programme.
  • International Travelling Passport showing the pages with personal info, Visa to the country of training, dates of the first trip to the country of training and arrival in Nigeria.
  • If you have two nationalities, it’s needed to provide pages with the personal information from both passports and bring them to the orientation camp for physical verification.
  • If you studied in a country where English isn’t used, provide a translation of all certificates and transcripts. In addition, these documents must be submitted for physical verification.
  • Graduates of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Physiotherapy, Radiography, Optometry, Medical Laboratory Science, Nursing, and Рharmacy must provide a practicing license, Certificates of Registration with professional bodies and upload them to the website. Payment receipts are not accepted.

Other requirements for NYSC registration

  • Candidates who have passed foreign training are not required to visit NYSC headquarters in Abuja to provide documents for verification. The procedure will be conducted in orientation camps. You have to print out your call-up letter downloaded via the Internet and notify the orientation camp in the closest area.
  • Visit the camp with the original documents. At this stage, you can’t use Provisional certificates, To Whom It May Concern, on-line print-out, scanned and photocopies of credentials.
  • If you studied in a foreign educational institution and applied for Exemption Certificate, take care of the availability of original academic credentials and international passport to provide them for physical verification when visiting the headquarters in Abuja.
  • If you were registered and excluded, you also should provide original academic credentials and international passport to NYSC NDHQ, Abuja for physical verification. Do this before the online printing of Exclusion Letters.
  • If you have registered but did not receive an invitation during the last batch, visit the NYSC portal and confirm the registration. In this case, you do not have to make a N3000 payment.

We do not recommend you to register with PROXY. Also, you should remember that your fingerprints are needed for biometric capture. These materials will be used for verification in the orientation camps. If you can’t pass it, registration will be incomplete.

The commission of N3000 is mandatory only for those candidates who wish to receive call-up numbers via SMS and print out call-up letters via the Internet. If you do not want to pay a commission, visit your educational institution to get the call-up letter and number. Those candidates who paid for registration earlier but were not enrolled in the corps should not pay again.

These are the latest news on NYSC. Keep the NYSC timetable in mind and prepare all the necessary documents. Good luck!

Detailed Guide on How to Check NYSC Posting Online in 2018

If you have registered for serving at the National Youth Service Corps and now want to know how to check posting online you have come to the right place. Keep reading our post to find out this extremely useful information and also learn how to print call up letter.

Let us recollect what NYSC is to understand why it is so important to check NYSC posting once in a while on its official website (portal).

National Youth Service Corps

Most Nigerians know this organization as the four capitalized letters NYSC. The abbreviation is quite simple to decrypt – National Youth Service Corps. The government of the country established NYSC to promote Nigeria’s development and growth. This important goal can be achieved by involving students who have graduated from colleges and universities into the process.

The most populated country in Africa, Nigeria does not have the official military conscription. Instead, its citizens who have successfully graduated from higher educational institutions can serve the communities by taking part in the NYSC’s annual programs. For 1 year, each graduate is participating in the national service and this procedure has been performed even since 1973.

How to check NYSK posting in 2018 and print your call up letter

It is not difficult to check NYSC posting in 2018 once you know its official website and portal. Here is how exactly you can check National Youth Service Corps posting online.

  • Step 2. You are required to log in to your account. A personal account contains your information, and this is the place to receive your personal posting along with the call-up letter.

  • Step 3. Once you enter your login credentials (username – this is your email address and passcode) by clicking on the big button that says ‘Login Here,’ you will be redirected to your account.
  • Step 4. There is the big ‘Print Slip’ option you have press on. It is available to all students who have been selected for this year’s camp.

  • Step 5. Your personal slip will be extended revealing the details about your NYSC posting. There is also an option to print it out so that you have your letter right in your hands. The National Youth Service Corps encourages all selected students to print out their personal letter with their details.
  • Step 6. There is also the green button that says ‘Print Call-Up Letter’ and you can print it out as well.

P.S. Please don’t worry if you see no ‘Print Slip’ as well as ‘Print Call-Up letter’ button in Step 4. This only means that you haven’t been chosen for the Stream I and will be selected to go to camp the next year.

As you can see, there is a simple and quick method how to check NYSC posting online. You can do it through the portal where you can register an account and receive your personal letter along with a slip to print. Also, do not forget to monitor the official site to learn NYSC latest news.

National Youth Service Corps posting is available online to all Nigerians thanks to their presence on the Internet. The website is user-friendly, simple to navigate so you will not miss any news once you remember the site’s address and learn how to use your personal account.