Police Recruitment: 80,724 candidates scale screening exercise, set for aptitude test August 3


…As Police postpone selection examination into 7th Regular Course

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has shortlisted eighty thousand, seven hundred and twenty four candidates (80,724) from its screening exercise conducted for applicants for employment into the Constable Cadre in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) nationwide.

A statement by the Head, Press and Public Relations, PSC, Mr. Ikechukwu Ani stated that the shortlisted candidates had been scheduled to sit for an aptitude test on Saturday, 3rd August, 2019, in the 36 States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja.

The statement recalled that the Commission was mandated by President Muhammadu Buhari to recruit 10,000 Nigerians into the Nigeria Police Force for year 2019.

It added that two hundred and ten thousand, one hundred and fifty (210,150) applicants had earlier been shortlisted for the screening exercise from the applications received online by the Commission.

“At the close of the Commission’s recruitment portal on January 11th, 2019, a total of three hundred and fifteen thousand, thirty two, (315,032) applications were received.

“The Commission is currently sending SMS to the telephones of the shortlisted candidates inviting them for the aptitude test which is scheduled to start by 8am. Candidates can also check the comprehensive list from the Commission’s website; www.psc.org.ng. They can also visit the State Command Headquarters in their states where the comprehensive list will be pasted.

“The candidates are warned to avoid any form of examination malpractice as culprits will be apprehended and punished accordingly”, the statement said.

Meanwhile, the Anambra State Police command has announced that the Selection Examination for the 7th Regular Course of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State earlier slated for Saturday, 10th August, 2019 has been rescheduled to hold on Saturday, 24th August, 2019 across the designated Centres.

According to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, Anambra State Police command, SP Haruna Mohammed, “Candidates are requested to check their emails regularly for downloading and printing of their respective Examination Card.

“You are kindly requested to disseminate this information widely through your medium please.”

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