Police opens application for cadet degree programme
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has officially opened the online application process for the 10th regular course cadet degree programme of its Academy.
Police spokesperson, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi in a statement said the online registration process will run for a period of six (6) weeks (from 24th July to 3rd September 2023) availing both male and female Nigerians of good character the opportunity of serving the fatherland.
The requirements for admission into the Academy include that the applicants must be of Nigerian origin by birth and possess National Identity Number (NIN), Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) result (2023 only) with not less than 180 marks.
Applicants must have selected Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil as first choice in the JAMB form.
They must possess a minimum of 6 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WAEC/NECO or its equivalent with credit passes in English and Mathematics.
Applicants must be aged between 17-21 years by 31st October, 2023, must be medically, physically and psychologically fit and must not be less than 1.67m tall for males and 1.64m tall for females.
They must have not less than 86cm (34 inches) expanded chest measurement (for males only).
Applicants must not be married or pregnant at the time of admission and they must have a valid email address and phone number.
According to Adejobi, SSCE (WAEC/NECO) Statements of Results or certificates before 2019 will not be accepted while the method of application is virtual.
All interested applicants who meet the criteria above are advised to visit the Academy’s website: https://polac.edu.ng, generate Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) code which would be used to make payment of a non-refundable fee of Three Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (N3,500) only through any commercial bank branch in Nigeria.
Successful payment will open up a form that applicants are required to fill out and upload scanned copies of their SSCE results, birth, and state of origin certificate.
Thereafter, applicants are required to print out completed online forms and guarantor forms to be filled and submitted at the Nigeria Police Academy during the physical screening.
Automated physical screening exercise will hold at the Academy at a date which will be communicated in due course.
Successful candidates will participate in a Computer Based Test (CBT), a subsequent Automated Medical Screening Exercise, and an Automated Interview/Selection Exercise for Final Selection of candidates who will undergo a 5-year academic and police training leading to a Bachelors Degree and commissioning into the Nigeria Police Force as Assistant Superintendent of Police II.
Adejobi said that the Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has assured that the process will be conducted in the best tradition of transparency and accountability.
“He advises the applicants to be wary of online imposters, scammers, and other criminal elements who might want to take advantage of the application process to dupe innocent applicants,” Adejobi said.
“The IGP however warns that anyone found wanting in this regard will be arrested and prosecuted.”
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