Recruitment: Police Shortlist 171,956 Applicants For JAMB CBT


Feb 15, 2024

Police Service Commission has has shortlisted 171,956 successful applicants for Police recruitment from the just concluded credentials and physical screening exercise for the 2024 March 5th Computer Based Test, scheduled to be held across the 36 states of the federation and the FCT.

This was disclosed by the Police Service Commission Head of Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani in a statement on Thursday.

ADULAWO News reports that the Police Recruitment Board, following a meeting on February 13, 2024, approved the JAMB CBT tests for the applicants based on the “long-standing pedigree in such examinations”.
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Ani revealed that of the successful applicants, 25,818 were female while 146,138 were male, according to Ani, noting that Adamawa State led with the highest numbers, with 13,780 applicants, followed by Kaduna, Bauchi, Benue, and Katsina states respectively.

The statement reads, “The commission after the meeting of the Police Recruitment Board on Tuesday, February 13th, 2024 approved that the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, should conduct the Computer-Based Tests for the Police applicants because of its long-standing pedigree in such examinations.

“For the General Duty cadre, 315, 114 applicants were invited for the screening exercise out of which 171,956 were successful and shortlisted for the JAMB CBT. The 171,956 applicants shortlisted are made up of 25,818 females and 146,138 males.
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“Adamawa State will be presenting the highest number of candidates for the tests with 13, 780 followed by Kaduna,12,343, Bauchi 10,911, Benue, 10,532 and Katsina,10,457. Anambra State has the least candidates for the aptitude tests with 343 applicants followed by Lagos, 504, and Ebonyi, 600. Successful candidates from the Computer-Based Tests will be required to appear for medical examinations before they proceed to training.”

Ani further stated that the Chairman of the Commission and former Inspector General of Police, Dr Solomon Arase CFR, said the Commission was on course “to conclude this exercise on time so that successful candidates can be quickly injected into the system to join in the renewed war against insurgency and banditry”.

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