This Post is An Update on The Current Progress of the Nigerian Police Force Recruitment Exercise – Recruitment Update and List of Shortlisted Candidates 2019. Read Till End to get Complete details about the Nigeria Police Force Recruitment Exercise and Shortlist.

Nigerian Police Recruitment Shortlist for 2019 Candidate – Constable Applicants – Latest Update.

It was gathered that after the end of the registration, which happened on Friday, January 11, 2019. Nigeria Police Service Commission said to have received 315,032 applications into the Nigeria Police Force as Constables.


The Nigeria Police Service Commission will be commencing the next step of the recruitment exercise by shortlisting the qualified applicants based on its requirements and those who are successfully shortlisted by the Nigeria Police Service Commission will be the ones that will be invited for physical and document screening. The Nigerian Police Recruitment Shortlist for 2019 Candidate will be done online.

Those who applied for the Nigeria Police Recruitment 2019 are required to have their O’ level certificate or with its equivalent and it should not be more than 2 sittings and have at least five credits including Mathematics and English language.

As Stated in the requirement applicants must be a Nigerian, They should not be above 25 years of age and they should not be less than 18years of age. Those who applied should have good character and must not have any criminal record.

According to what Nigeria Police Service Commission received and the Names of Nigerian Police Recruitment Shortlist Candidate 2019, the NPSC received applicant from Niger State and they are the highest with 18,549 applicants.

Kaduna State comes next with amount of 17,936 applicant, followed by Kano state with applicant of 17,483 and Katsina state have total of 17,354 applicant. There is a dropped in Lagos State they came out last as just 1,895 applicant applied while Bayelsa State who normally at the last position now in second to last with 2,035 applications.

Applicant from Anambra State is with 2,204, that of Ebonyi State 2,496 while applicant from Abia State recorded 2,976 applications. The Commission released that when the recruitment portal closed, the total number of applicant are 315,032 while 271,068 are for male applicant while only 43,785 female applicant.


As it stands there is no indication that Nigerian Police Recruitment Shortlist 2019 has been released because the commission will contact the successful applicant by mail and before getting list out and verify their application status immediately.

Once the names is listed and you are fortunate to see your name in the Nigerian Police Recruitment Shortlist 2019, you should prepare yourself for the next stage of the Nigeria Police Recruitment exercise as soon as possible. For more information visit: the commission official website :

You are advised to always visit: for Latest Updates About The Nigeria Police Force Recruitment, Scholarships and Other important Updates and Job Opportunities.

Please Share…

If you found this Post helpful, Please Share it by Clicking the Share Buttons below;