2019 police commission shortlists 80724 candidates


The Police Service Commission (PSC)  has shortlisted 80,724 from its screening exercise conducted for applicants for employment into the Constable Cadre in the Nigeria Police Force nationwide.

PSC spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, said in a statement that the shortlisted candidates will sit for an aptitude test on Saturday, August 3, 2019, in the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja.

2019 police commission shortlists 80724 candidates

2019 police commission shortlists 80724 candidates

He said the commission was mandated by President Muhammadu Buhari to recruit 10,000 Nigerians into the Nigeria Police Force for year 2019.

He said 210,150 applicants had earlier been shortlisted for the screening exercise from the applications received online by the commission.


Ani said, at the close of the commission’s recruitment portal on January 11, 2019, a total of 315,032 applications were received.

He said the commission is currently sending SMS to the shortlisted candidates 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,” Ani stated.

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