National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Orientation Course For 2022 Batch C Stream I To Commence Duties November 2

This is to inform all prospective Corps members that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Management has announced the start date for the 2022 Batch ‘C’ Stream I Orientation Course.


Management of the Scheme has scheduled the 2022 Batch ‘C’ Stream I Orientation course to commence on Wednesday, 2nd November 2022, Nationwide.

The NYSC 2022 Batch ‘C’ Stream I Orientation Course is scheduled to commence in all the NYSC Orientation Camps as follows:

  • Commencement – Wednesday, November 2, 2022.
  • Registration – Wednesday, November 2, 2022 – Friday, November 4, 2022.
  • Cut-off date for Registration – Midnight, Friday, November 4, 2022.
  • Swearing-In Ceremony – Tuesday, November 8, 2022.
  • Closing Ceremony – Tuesday, November 22, 2022.

All Prospective Corps Members must present themselves for the COVID-19 test or present evidence of full vaccination at the camp before registration.

Prospective Corps Members are to fill COVID-19 Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) self-reprinting form and print verification slip to be presented in camp for the COVID-19 test.

All prospective Corps Members slated for the 2022 Batch ‘C’ Stream I Orientation Course are advised to proceed to their respective Camps as stated on their Call-up Letters., Foreign-trained graduates are to report to the camp with their International Passport and original copies of all uploaded documents.

Prospective Corps Members are strongly advised not to embark on a night journey to the Orientation Camps to avoid endangering themselves.

They are also advised to break their journey if it goes beyond 6:00 pm and pass the night in military or police barracks, NYSC Secretariats, Corps Lodges, and other safe places.

PCMs should diligently read the Call- up letters containing all relevant information and guidelines.

Parents and Guardians are enjoined to warn their wards to be security conscious and not board vehicles by the roadside or vehicles unregistered With the NURTW while travelling to Camp.

They are advised to use only government-approved motor parks to avoid falling prey to criminals. They should equally be admonished on the dangers of travelling at night.

We wish to inform Nigerians that all COVID-19 safety protocols will strictly adhere to the Orientation Camps. We have partnered with the NCDC and State Health Officials to ensure COVID-19 free Orientation Camps.

Liaison with security agencies is also ongoing to ensure the safety of all Corps Members.

Inquiries where in doubt should be made, and NYSC will readily provide information.

National Diploma (ND) Certificate will be presented in addition to other relevant documents by Prospective Corps Members of Mono/Polytechnics as a pre-condition for registration at the Orientation Camps nationwide.

Prospective Corps Members are strongly advised not to present any fake documents for registration at the Orientation Camp. Management has established adequate machinery to clamp down and prosecute anyone caught.

In the event of any loss of the Call-up Letter, the prospective Corps Member who collected the Call-up letter from his/her institution is advised to obtain Police Report and Sworn Affidavit and thereafter report to the institution of graduation for further necessary action.

Those who initially printed their Call-up Letters online can re-print the Call-up Letter in the case of loss.

Any person who fails to report for service in the Service Corps as directed in the Call-up Letter and/or refuses to make himself available for service in the Service Corps shall be prosecuted in line with the provisions of Section 13 sub-section 1(a) and (b) of the NYSC Act, Cap. N84, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

Also, any person who is not eligible to participate in the Service Corps or has been duly issued with a Certificate of National Service or Certificate of Exemption but so participates or attempts to participate so shall be prosecuted in line with Section 13 sub-section 2(a) and (b) of the NYSC Act, Cap. N84, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

 In observance of COVID-19 protocols, Prospective Corps Members are to report to camp strictly on the dates stipulated on ‘their call-up letters and abide by all COVID-19 non-pharmaceutical interventions, including washing of han4s at designated points at the Orientation Camps.

The staggered date of reporting to camp by Prospective Corps Members is to avoid overcrowding and ensure physical and social distancing. Every Prospective Corps Member is therefore expected to come to camp with enough face masks and personal pocket-size hand sanitiser.

All married pregnant and nursing mothers not deployed to their respective husbands’ places of domicile can now proceed to the NYSC Orientation Camps within their spouses’ States of residence for the Orientation course.

However, they are to present for registration in addition to other relevant documents:

  • Evidence of marriage
  • Identity of husband
  • Evidence of husband’s place of domicile.


The NYSC scheme plays a vital role in nation-building. Therefore, it is important that every graduate promptly enrols in the mobilization process.

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