Are you a prospective corps member (PCM) that is looking forward to go for National service this year? If yes, then it is important to check the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) accreditation status of your Institution and Course of study. In this post, you will learn how to check if your Institution is accredited for NYSC.
Checking the accredited status of your Institution is very easy. NYSC has made it possible for Prospective Corps member to easily check their school’s accreditation status online.
Before we will show you steps to check if your Institution is accredited for NYSC, let’s look at the frequently asked questions about the accreditation of an Institution.
Why is it necessary for me to check if my Institution and Course are accredited?
A lot of Institutions out there are not approved (or recently lose their accreditation). Any Institution that is not accredited or has lost its accreditation is not eligible to produce Corps for the National Youth Service.
What if my Institution is accredited but the course I studied is not accredited, will I still go for NYSC?
No, there are many accredited institutions out there that offer courses that they don’t have accreditation to run. Or their accreditation might have been withdrawn by regulatory bodies.
How would I check if my Institution and Course are accredited?
Actually, that is our purpose for writing this post. We will show you how to check if your Institution and Course is accredited for NYSC.
How to check if your institutions and course is accredited for NYSC
Follow the steps below:
- Go to the NYSC portal at https://portal.nysc.org.ng
- Scroll down, you will see “Accredited Institution/Programme“
- Click on “Accredited Institutions/Programmes” link. A form will pop-up.
- In the first box, Click “Select” to select your Programme i.e, monotechnic, HND, Ist Degree.
- In the second box, select your Institution
- Click “Extract Course“.
The list of accredited courses in the chosen Institution will be displayed. then scroll down until you get your Course of study