If you are a Nigerian graduate eagerly awaiting your chance to participate in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program, then this blog post is just for you.
The NYSC Graduation List for 2023 Batches from various institutions in Nigeria is now available on the NYSC portal.
In this post, we’ll guide you on how to check your name on the list and ensure you’re all set for the NYSC program.
What is NYSC?
Before we delve into the graduation list, let’s quickly understand what NYSC is all about.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is a program established by the Nigerian government to engage graduates in nation-building and the country’s development.
Since 1973, university and polytechnic graduates have been required to participate in the NYSC program for one year, known as the national service year.
Aim and Objectives of NYSC
The objectives of the NYSC program, as enumerated in Decree No. 51 of 16 June 1993, are:
- Inculcate discipline and patriotism in Nigerian youths.
- Raise the moral tone of the Nigerian youths and promote national achievement, social and cultural improvement.
Develop in the Nigerian youths attitudes that make them more amenable to national mobilization.
- Encourage self-reliance and self-employment skills among Nigerian youths.
- Contribute to the accelerated growth of the national economy.
- Promote national unity and integration among Nigerian youths.
- Remove prejudices, eliminate ignorance, and confirm the similarities among Nigerians of all ethnic groups.
- Develop a sense of corporate existence and common destiny of the Nigerian people.
What is the NYSC Graduation List?
The NYSC Graduation List is a master list compiled and uploaded on the NYSC portal by tertiary institutions in Nigeria.
It contains the names of all graduates eligible to take part in the one-year mandatory service. It is crucial to check this list to ensure your eligibility for the NYSC program.
How to Check Your Name on NYSC Graduation List
To verify if your name is on the NYSC Graduation List, follow these steps:
1. Visit the NYSC portal via https://portal.nysc.org.ng/nysc1/CheckInstitutionCoursesPCMs.aspx
2. Select your Batch, for example, Batch B 2023.
3. Choose your Program – College (Monotechnic), HND (Polytechnic), or 1 Degree (University).
4. Select your Institution.
5. Pick your Course of Study.
6. Click on the “Extract PCM” button to view the list.
Once you click on “Extract PCM,” the graduation list will be displayed on the screen, showing your registration status.
If you have previously registered for NYSC, the status will be “Registered.” If you haven’t registered yet, the status will be “Yet To Register.”
It’s essential to ensure your name appears on both the NYSC Graduation List and the Senate List to be eligible for NYSC online registration.
Without being on these lists, you won’t have the full privilege to register for the NYSC service.
So, don’t delay! Check the NYSC Graduation List now and confirm your eligibility for the exciting journey of national service and personal growth.
Good luck to all prospective corps members!