171,956 Police Applicants Shortlisted For Computer-Based Test

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has shortlisted 171,956 applicants for the computer-based test.

The PSC announced that the candidates were successful in the recently ended credential and physical screening process held across the 36 states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

The commission scheduled the exam for successful applicants for March 5, 2024.

According to a statement issued by PSC spokesperson Ikechukwu Ani on Thursday, the candidates for the aptitude exams are applicants for general duty posts.

He stated that the 43,778 applicants who were selected from the specialists cadre during the screening exercise are expected to take practical examinations at a date to be specified by the Commission.

“The Commission, during the meeting of the Police Recruitment Board on Tuesday, February 13th, 2024, approved that the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, administer computer-based tests for police applicants due to its lengthy history in such examinations.

“For the General Duty cadre, 315,114 applicants were called for the screening exercise, with 171,956 being successful and shortlisted for the JAMB CBT. The 171,956 applications shortlisted include 25,818 girls and 146,138 males.

He stated that Kaduna State will have the most candidates for the tests, with 12,343, followed by Bauchi (10,911), Benue (10,532), and Katsina (10,457).

Anambra State had the fewest candidates for the aptitude tests, with 343 applicants, followed by Lagos (504) and Ebonyi (600).

He stated that successful computer-based test candidates will be required to undergo medical tests before beginning training.

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