The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is a one-year program established by the Nigerian Government for college and university graduates under 30 to serve their country and foster unity. Graduates undergo three weeks military bootcamp before they are deployed to states. Before beginning the program, graduates have to ensure that their names are on the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) matriculation list.
The board has a portal for prospective National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members to check whether their admissions are recognized by the board. If your name does not appear on the register, your NYSC application will be declined. It is, therefore, important for you to confirm that your name is on the list. Also, you need to know how to check the JAMB matriculation list for NYSC mobilization.
What is JAMB matriculation list all about?
It is an online portal that contains the names of all those students who are legitimately admitted into tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The only legitimate way for anyone to be accepted into a tertiary institution in Nigeria is through the board. Therefore, if you do not appear on the matriculation list on JAMB site, it means that the board does not recognize your tertiary entry. Anyone with an invalid entrance to a tertiary institution will not participate in the NYSC program.
How to land your name on the matriculation list 2019 for NYSC mobilization
For you to appear on the register, you need to undertake the following steps:
- Use your own details to create a JAMB portal.
- Print your admission letter online from the e-Facility platform.
- Print your result slip online from the e-Facility platform.
- Take the two documents to the admission officer in your institution for authentication.
It is important for you to note that if you did not receive direct entry from the board, it means that you do not have an admission letter to print. In this case, you should do JAMB regularization.
What to do if your name is not on the list
It is not possible to fake your name in the JAMB matriculation list and NYSC. This means that your application to NYSC will not go through if your name is not on the register. Your name will end up in an error pile. Apart from not being able to attend NYSC, you will not receive an exclusion or exemption letter because the board does not recognize you as a graduate.
So, what do you need to do if you are not on the register? You need to use the above-mentioned steps to ensure that you appear on the register. International students are not affected by this. All they need to do is check the registration requirements for foreign-trained graduates
How to check JAMB matriculation list for your name
As we have already established, it is crucial for you to ensure that you appear on the register so that you can participate in the NYSC program. Here is how you can check whether you are on the list:
- Go to the matriculation list on JAMB portal.
- Choose your examination year, for example, 2019.
- Enter your registration number in the space provided, for instance, 75234892HH.
- Once you have entered your registration number successfully, click on ‘Fetch my details’
If you wish to join the NYSC program, you need to ensure that your name appears on the matriculation list. Follow the steps above to ensure that your name is on the register. The NYSC program is important as it teaches youth about unity and service to their country. You have so much to gain!