NYSC answers 14 frequently asked questions

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“NYSC does not delay their mobilisation except if the institutions of graduation did not upload their names for mobilisation. For foreign trained graduates who experience any delay it is as a result of their failure to upload their required documents online or did not appear for physical verification.”
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs) CULLED FROM NYSC OFFICIAL FACEBOOK AND RESPONSES

Q1:
Some Prospective Corps Members (PCMs) complained that NYSC is delaying their mobilisation for national service.

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Response1:
NYSC does not delay their mobilisation except if the institutions of graduation did not upload their names for mobilisation. For foreign trained graduates who experience any delay it is as a result of their failure to upload their required documents online or did not appear for physical verification.

Q2:
What are the requirements and procedure for online registration, physical verification, evaluation and clearance for eligible foreign trained graduates?

Response2:
1) PCMs (Nigerian Graduates) are expected to check their names on the approved  Senate/Academic Board list uploaded by their institutions.

2) All  PCMs are expected to create an account for registration.

3) Foreign trained graduates are expected to upload their original academic/travel documents.

4) All foreign trained graduates are expected to appear for physical verification of their academic/travel documents at their selected centres.

Q3:
What is the fate of eligible graduates who did not pay for the online printing of Callup letter, Can it account for the non issuance of Callup number/letter to some PCMs?

Response3:
A Prospective Corps Member who did not pay for the online printing can pick his/her call up letter in his/her institution of graduation or NDHQ for foreign trained graduates. This does not affect the issuance of Call up Number and or letter.

Q4:
What is the procedure for processing Exemption Certificate and Letter of Exclusion for graduates who are not eligible to serve?

Response4:
1) All PCMS are expected to register on the NYSC portal. In the process of registration, the system has been programmed to either deploy, exempt or exclude based on eligibility.

2) Those who are exempted will collect their Certificate of Exemption in their institutions for Nigerian trained, while foreign trained graduates will collect theirs at the NYSC Directorate Headquarters.

3) On the other hand, those excluded will be enabled to print the Letter of Exclusion online.

Q5:
What happens to foreign trained PCMs who claim that they have uploaded required documents online but their respective dashboards are still requesting for the upload of such documents?

Response5:
PCMs who claim that they have uploaded required documents online but their respective dashboards are still requesting for the upload of such documents could mean either of these:
1) The officer checking the documents is yet to attend to the case because their submission is on queue and is treated on first come first served basis or,

2)PCM did not upload correct documents.

Q6:
Why are there different days for PCMs to report to camp? Are there penalties for non adherence to this arrangement?

Response6:
The reason for different reporting days to orientation camps is simply to avoid having crowds and adhere to  COVID-19 restrictions.

Q7:
With the increasing rate of insecurity in some parts of the country, some PCMs have expressed reservation about recent deployment to some states considered as security challenged. What is the position of NYSC on this issue?

Response7:
NYSC Management has put in place adequate security in all orientation camps and is sustaining effective synergy with security agencies in all states of the federation for the provision of adequate security for Corps Member. However, PCMs deployed to states declared by the Federal Government as security challenged can request for relocation on grounds of insecurity.

Q8:
How does Date of birth and or Date of graduation determine the Mobilisation status of a PCM?

Response8:
These are the only dates that can determine your age at graduation (either you are below thirty or above). It is the date of graduation as approved by the senate of the institution.

Q9:
Can error in  Date of birth  be corrected in camp?

Response9:
Date of birth cannot be corrected in camp. The provision is made available on the NYSC portal where those affected can apply during registration.

Q10:
When would Batch B Prospective Corps Members be mobilised?

Response10:
No date yet. However, on the NYSC calendar of event, 2021 Batch B mobilsation is tentatively scheduled for July, 2021.

Q11:
What is expected of a foreign PCM who has been cleared and issued with a clearance slip but the dashboard still shows that the PCM has not been evaluated?

Response11:
When a foreign PCM registers online, his/her submission will go through TWO independent clearances. They include the following:
1) Evaluation. – This is the process where all uploaded documents of a PCM will be viewed to determine if he/she has uploaded the correct documents required.
2) Physical verification- This is the process where a PCM appears physically with all uploaded documents for verification. When a PCM has been cleared for physical verification, the system will generate a clearance slip for him/her to print.

If his/her dashboard is still reading “‘Not yet evaluated” it could mean:

a) His/her uploaded documents are yet to be viewed by the assigned officer;
b) He/she has not uploaded correct documents or
c) He/She has been evaluated but ICT has not assigned a call-up number to him/her yet.

Q12:
Is it possible for NYSC to first accommodate all registered PCMs before opening the portal for fresh registration?

Response12:
The opening of portal is part of every mobilisation process. However, priority will be given to those who have already been mobilised, but could not be deployed.

Q13:
What is NYSC doing to create enabling environment for Corps members amidst COVID-19 Pandemic?

Response13:
NYSC Management will continue to work with Presidential Steering Committee (PSC), Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and other relevant Stakeholders to handle the challenge of mobilising Corps members amidst COVID-19 restrictions.

Q14:
What is the fate of foreign trained PCMs whose dashboards read “Account has been suspended?”

Response14:
Foreign trained PCMs whose accounts read “Account has been suspended”, it simply means the PCMs failed the physical verification test.

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2 thoughts on “NYSC answers 14 frequently asked questions

  1. What is the fate of Foreign trained PCMs
    Whose dashboard read “Not cleared during precamp”?

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