37,062 candidates shortlisted for police recruitment examination

Posted by Faith Yahaya, Abuja | 21 May 2018 | 1,779 times

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The Police Service Commission (PSC), said it has shortlisted 37,062 candidates for examination as part of the ongoing recruitment exercise into the Nigeria Police Force.

The examination is slated for Friday, May 25th at Computer Based Test (CBT) centres all over the country in the 36 states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

The examination which would be conducted by Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is the next level of the recruitment exercise which began with physical and document screening on the 7th of May 2018.

133,324 applicants applied for the vacant job but 6,000 candidates are expected to be recruited at the end of the exercise.

This is contained in a statement in Abuja on Monday by the Spokesman of the Commission, Ikechukwu Ani.

The Commission stated that successful candidates from the screening exercise have been contacted through SMS and emails to attend the computer-based examination in various Centres.

The Commission also urged Candidates who are yet to receive any invitation to check the State Police Command Headquarters for the date, venue and time for the examination or the Police Service Commission portal, www.psc.org.ng.

On the items needed for the examination, Ani stated: “Candidates are required to come with their biometric and data capturing slip to the examination slip.

“They will not be allowed to enter the examination hall with electronic devices such as spy eyeglasses, telephone handset, calculator, wrist watches and camera.”

The Commission warned persons not invited for the examination or who do not have the biometric and data capturing slips to stay away from the examination centres.

According to the statement: “The Commission will not tolerate any attempt to subvert this national assignment by anybody no matter how highly placed

It also restated its commitment to conduct a successful police recruitment that will meet international standards and the desires of Nigerians. (The Nation)

Source: News Express

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