www.nysc.gov.ng - National Youth Service Corps Website (NYSC)

www.nysc.gov.ng is National Youth Service Corps Portal (NYSC) which is available on the online portal where you can see the nysc batch A, B, C posting list. Proospective NYSC Corpers has been asking to know when is nysc batch B 2016 will be out. The timetable is usually published when nysc batch C senate list has been approved in Abuja office. You can viiew the NYSC Batch B 2016 time table here so that you can have detailed information about the nysc batch b posting for 2016.


portal.nysc.org.ng - Public Notice


All prospective corps members who paid for the online registration during the previous NYSC batch Mobilization process but were not mobilized need not to pay again
'Registration for Remobilization' is required only for corps members that have been mobilized in a previous NYSC batch but absconded from service. 
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For guidelines on payment and change of date of birth, click on any of the appropriate links below

  1. Online Payment Guide...
  2. Payment via Bank Guide...  
  3. How to change date of birth guide...
  4. For Foreign Prospective Corps Members Requirements
Already have an account? Visit NYSC website and Click To Login

WARNING – Beware of Illegal (FAKE) Websites !!!!!
Please note that you can only print your NYSC Call-up letters from the official NYSC portal (portal.nysc.gov.ng, nysc.org.ng or portal.nysc.org.ng). Any other sites apart from the above are not only illegal but also fake and should be disregarded. Be warned!!!

  1. Prospective Corps Member (PCM) Registration Biometric Requirements  |  Home Page
  2. The following explains the requirements needed to use the PCM Biometrics Registration module.
  3. Note that ONLY Digital Persona 4500Digital Persona Scanner shall be used for Biometrics Fingerprints data capture
  4. Java Runtime (version 6 to 8 recommended) must be Installed for online Biometrics Data capture. 
  5. Download Java here (JAVA 7) | (JAVA 8) . Ensure you upgrade JAVA 8 (jre 1.8 or jdk 1.8) to update 60 if it is installed on your machine and you have the issue of 'Liveconnect error'. Still Having Issue With Fingerprints Capture?, Click Here
To use JAVA 8; only minimum of update 60 is supported across different browsers.
You need to download the DIGITAL Persona Scanner's driver depending on if your machine is 32 bit or 64 bit. Install the driver before the scanner can be used online.
If you encounter error(s) after following the instruction above, please check if your browser has java enabled. Follow links below for instructions on how to enable Java in your browser
Link 1 | Link 2

Also note that apart from the above highlights, no further requirement is needed to register PCM online directly including the Biometrics Fingerprints capture. No Licence is required

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on NYSC’s Online Registration

Prospective corps members and other critical stakeholders have been asking certain important questions and seeking clarifications on the online registration initiative recently introduced by the NYSC. Below are some of those questions and the answers to them:

1. Why are Nigerian youths being asked to pay to serve their country?
2. Why are corps members being forced to pay for their call-up letters?
3. Why ask prospective corps members to pay N3000 just to print call-up letters?
4. Is the initiative not extortionist and insensitive?
5. Why not maintain the status quo?
6. If this is so desirable, why can’t government fund the initiative?
7. Why can’t the ICT department of NYSC handle this?
8. Will those who refuse to pay not be victimized?
9. Is it open to foreign-educated corps members?
  • Question -   Can I use other scanners apart from DIGITAL Persona scanner, and is Licence required?
  • Question -   My Fingerprints Scanner was not detected?
  • Question -   Finger print is not showing for some PCM?
  • Question -   What system types do I need to be able to use the scanner?
  • Question -   Is the NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA? (NOUN) participating in the NYSC program now or anytime soon.
  • Question -   I received this message “invalid JAMB registration number” when filling the form online
  • Question -   I am a Foreign Student, my Institution is not listed on the registration portal
  • Question -   I paid N3,048.00 with my ATM Card and the amount was deducted from my card but the message says my payment is not successful.
  • Question -    I made Payment with my ATM Card and the money was deducted from my card and i receive a mail that my transaction is Pending?
  • Question -   I am in Lagos and my Institution is accessible, do I still pay N3,000.00 for registration?

To Verify NYSC Senate Lists or its equivalents

  1. Select Institution:  
  2. Matriculation Number:
  3. Surname: 
  4. Date of birth:

NYSC's Vision Statement

To develop a scheme that is dynamic enough to meet new challenges and become the leading light of youth organisations in Africa.

NYSC's Mission Statement

To mobilise and groom graduate youths for the promotion of National Unity , sustainable development, self reliance and prepare them for the challenges of leadership.

About The NYSC Scheme

The NYSC scheme was created in a bid to reconstruct, reconcile and rebuild the country after the Nigerian Civil war. The unfortunate antecedents in our national history gave impetus to the establishment of the National Youth Service Corps by decree No.24 of 22nd May 1973 which stated that the NYSC is being established "with a view to the proper encouragement and development of common ties among the youths of Nigeria and the promotion of national unity". 

As a developing country. Nigeria is further plagued by the problems attendant upon a condition of under development, namely; poverty. mass illiteracy, acute shortage of high skilled manpower (coupled with most uneven distribution of the skilled people that are available), woefully inadequate socioeconomic infrastructural facilities, housing. Water and sewage facilities, road, healthcare services, and effective communication system. . Faced with these almost intractable problems, which were further compounded by the burden of reconstruction after the civil war, the government and people of Nigeria set for the country, fresh goals, and objectives aimed at establishing Nigeria as:
  1. A united, strong and selfreliant nation.
  2. A great and dynamic economy.
  3. A land of bright and full opportunities for all citizens.
The government and people of Nigeria are not aware that sound and patriotic leadership is a precondition for the rapid social and economic development of the country. As a nation, Nigeria has been less fortunate in the kind of leadership that emerge to govern the affairs of the country in the period immediately after independence, a leadership whose achievements notwithstanding, was none the less ill-prepared. and generally not properly motivated to tackle the problems of socioeconomic under development, in the interest of the country as a whole.

There is no gain saying the fact that the future of any country depends on the youths. The youths of Nigeria acknowledge this fact, and have consistently laid claim to the nation's leadership.

While one may give credence to the saying that leaders are born, not made, one must also concede to the fact that leadership in a modem society requires a certain degree of preparation and orientation before the assumption of that role.

The universities and other institutions of higher learning are normally expected to be training ground for future leaders, except that, as we are all aware, these institutions are first and foremost committed to the advancement of learning and knowledge, training of people for good citizenship. Little wonder that the products of these institutions have been accused of being too elitist in their outlook, of not identifying with the plight of common man, and of inability to appreciate predicament of the vast majority of our people who live in the rural areas.

It was the need to look beyond the immediate present and to think of the future leadership of the country that necessitated the mobilisation of certain categories of our youths through the National Youth Service Corps Scheme. This was done with a view to giving them the proper guidance and orientation relevant to the needs of the country. The National Youth Setvice Corps Decree No. 24 which has now been repealed and replaced by Decree 51 of 16th June 1993, was then formally promulgated.

The purpose of the scheme is primarily to inculcate in Nigerian Youths the spirit of selfless service to the community, and to emphasize the spirit of oneness and brotherhood of all Nigerians, irrespective of cultural or social background. The history of our country since independence has clearly indicated the need for unity amongst all our people, and demonstrated the fact that no cultural or geographical entity can exist in isolation.

Objectives Of The NYSC Scheme

The objectives of the National Youth Service Corps Scheme are clearly spelt out in Decree No.51 of 16th June 1993 as follows:
  1. To inculcate discipline in Nigerian youths by instilling in them a tradition of industry at work, and of patriotic and loyal service to Nigeria in any situation they may find themselves.
  2. To raise the moral tone of the Nigerian youths by giving them the opportunity to learn about higher ideals of national achievement, social and cultural improvement.
  3. To develop in the Nigerian youths the attitudes of mind, acquired through shared experience and suitable training,  which will make them more amenable to mobilisation in the national interest.
  4. To develop in the Nigerian youths the attitudes of mind, acquired through shared experience and suitable training. which will make them more amenable to mobilisation in the national interest.
  5. To enable Nigerian youths acquire the spirit of self reliance by encouraging them to develop skills for self employment.
  6. To contribute to the accelerated growth of the national economy
  7. To develop common ties among the Nigerian youths and promote national unity and integration.
  8. To remove prejudices, eliminate ignorance and confirm at first hand the many similarities among Nigerians of all ethnic groups.
  9. To develop a sense of corporate existence and common destiny of the people of Nigeria.
  10. The equitable distribution of members of the service corps and the effective utilisation of their skills in area of national needs.

Email Contact: nyscsupport@nysc.gov.ng, nyscsupport@sidmach.com 

Online Support: Please Call 08090493228 or 08090493229.
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www.nysc.gov.ng - National Youth Service Corps Website (NYSC)

  • That as far as possible, youths are assigned to jobs in States other than their States of origin.
  • That such group of youths assigned to work together is as representative of Nigeria as far as possible.
  • That the Nigerian youths are exposed to the modes of living of the people in different parts of Nigeria.
  • That the Nigerian youths are encouraged to eschew religious intolerance by accommodating religious differences.
  • That members of the service corps are encouraged to seek at the end of their one year national service, career employment all over Nigeria, thus promoting the free movement of labour.
  • That employers are induced partly through their experience with members of the service corps to employ more readily and on a permanent basis, qualified Nigerians, irrespective of their States of origin.
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