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How To Correct Wrong Date Of Birth (NYSC), Wrong Name, Wrong Course of Study, And Other Mistakes After Nysc Online Registration



Mistakes are part of our everyday life, making a mistake is one thing and correcting it is another thing. The NYSC body has offered opportunity and leverage for prospective corp members to correct some mistakes and errors in their data/details before receiving their call-up letter. Most corrections are usually done after the NYSC online registration.

Part of a recent development by the National Youth Service Corp Management included the correction of date of birth using information from the West African Examination Council (WAEC) to effect some changes. Below are some popular mistakes and errors faced by prospective corp members and how to correct those mistakes. 

HOW TO CORRECT A WRONG DATE OF BIRTH

As stated earlier, Aspiring corp members personal details from WAEC is now being used to effect changes on mistakes made in their date of birth on their dashboard. In order to effectively and successfully get this correction done, a PCM will purchase what is known as WAEC verification pin. 

The WAEC verification pin is a 10 or 12 digit number which is usually required in a particular field for the correction of date of birth on the PCM's dashboard. To purchase this verification pin a PCM is required to visit any NYSC approved bank where the pin is sold. I always recommend First bank of Nigeria as the bank to visit for the purchase of the pin. 

Although there are some agents both online and around that sell the verification pin but one needs to be careful so as not to fall into wrong hands. After getting the verification pin, PCM must login to their account or dashboard then scroll down to the link for date of birth correction and click on it. 

You will be directed to another page where you are required to fill in certain empty fields. Enter the 10 or 12 digit WAEC verification pin where necessary, select WAEC Type, Year of Examination and input your Examination Number then click on the Verify button. Make sure that your WAEC date of birth is correct before venturing into this because NYSC will correct the wrong date of birth to the WAEC date of birth. 

See the below latest information from the NYSC management for 2021 Batch C on correction of ERRORS;

"Your SAO (Student Affairs Officer) will see the request for Addition/Removal of name, process online by uploading the necesgary documents."



HOW TO CORRECT WRONG COURSE OF STUDY

Correction of course of study is very similar to that of date of birth but the good thing is that it doesn't require money. To correct this mistake a PCM must login to his/her dashboard, scroll down to the link for correcting course of study and click on it. On the next page, select the correct course of study and click Submit. 

HOW TO CHANGE WRONG OR CLOUDY PASSPORT UPLOADED DURING REGISTRATION.

According to the NYSC management those prospective corp members who have mistakenly uploaded a wrong or blurry passport photograph during the NYSC online registration are required to send their call-up number and full name to NYSC official facebook message box. The link to the NYSC facebook page is  www.facebook.com/officialnysc

Those PCM who fall into this category are to also scan a written application for "take down" of the wrong passport photograph. They are to scan the application to info@nysc.gov.ng so that it can be dropped. This is to enable the uploading of a new passport. 

PCMs with wrong thumbprint and passport can also contact the NYSC secretariat where they registered for correction before the commencement of the orientation course. 

HOW TO CORRECT WRONG NAME.

This is very easy and straight forward. Aspiring Corp members with spelling mistakes or disarrangement in their name should login their dashboard after a successful online registration, scroll down to the name correction link, click on it and correct the spelling or rearrange their name to the right order. 

Extra tips: If your JAMB name arrangement is different from the name arrangement in your school released senate list or NYSC uploaded senate list or the name arrangement in your statement of result is different from your name arrangement in the NYSC senate list, don't worry because there is an easy solution. 

You can either correct the name arrangement in your school before it is sent to NYSC for upload or all you have to do after the NYSC online registration is visit your dashboard and apply for name correction then rearrange the name to the correct order if the arrangement is wrong and reprint your green card once the correction reflects on your dashboard. 

The name on your dashboard is the name that will reflect on your green-card when you print it out, make sure it tally with the name on your statement of result. 

Note: You can only correct Name spellings or rearrange the name, for those who would need addition or removal of names, they are required to contact their respective institutions where they graduated. Their institution will further communicate with NYSC as regards to the addition or removal of the particular name. Addition or removal of name will not be processed if the institution does not follow the given procedure.

HOW TO CORRECT WRONG GENDER OR STATE OF ORIGIN.

As stated by the NYSC management, PCMs with such mistakes should wait until they get to the orientation camp. In the orientation camp they are required to lodge a complain in the ICT unit of the camp where all corrections would be made. 

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See also: How to resolve lost or broken school IDcard for NYSC

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  1. Please how do I log into my dashboard to correct date of birth in my waec?

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  2. Please my course of study was not amongst the options of courses. What do I do?

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  3. My year of graduation on my JAMB admission was 2018 but my institution entered 2019 on my statement of result thus it affected my age and I was disqualified from the service. What am I supposed to do?

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  4. How do I correct my year of graduation because my institution uploaded 2020 in which I graduated 2018 but already affected my age during registration. My institution already withdrawn back our names from Senate list to make all the correction but am not yet sure if it will make effect with the previous registration have done!

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  5. My dob in waec is above 30, and in my jamb is 23, please how can I deal with that.
    But I have gotten my green card
    Would it screen me out

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    1. Do you want to be exempted? Because most people with over age issue are looking for this kind of luck you had

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  6. Please I mistakenly upload another passport instead of my own. Please kindly help me to correct this error.

    Callup No: NYSC/LSU/2021/050214

    NAME: ABASS NIMOTA OMOBOLANLE

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  7. Please I mistakenly upload another passport instead of my own and also wrong thumbprint. Please kindly help me to correct this error.

    Callup No: NYSC/LSU/2021/050214

    NAME: ABASS NIMOTA OMOBOLANLE

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    1. Dear Unknown, kindly be aware that this is not the official NYSC blog or website. Neither are we affliated to NYSC in any way, this blog is solely owned by an individual who is just trying to share NYSC information to the general public. Go through the post again you will see what to do for correction of wrong passport uploaded

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  8. How can you correct being single instead of putting married

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    1. You cannot correct such. If you are a married woman seeking consensual deployment to your husband state of residence and such mistake has been made, all you have to do is go to the camp where you will be posted and apply for relocation on marital grounds with the necessary documents needed for such. You can go through our blog to see how relocation is done through Marital ground

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  9. How can I change my marital status

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    1. It cannot be changed but try laying complain in the ICT Unit when you get to camp.

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  10. How can I change my marital status

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  11. How can you correct being single instead of putting married

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    1. It cannot be changed but try laying complain in the ICT Unit when you get to camp

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  12. Good evening, please I'm abit confused about this date of birth correction, my real date of birth is 3rd May ,but waec imputed 14th June. Though I started using the waec date but my school sent 3rd May in senate list and that's what appeared during d online registration. My question now is... Should I still do correction of date of birth changing it to the one in waec or I should leave it since its my real date of birth . Will they require certificate of birth in camp or waec certificate?

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    1. No you don't need to do any correction. Since your NYSC carries your main date of birth

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  13. Will wrong arrangements of names be a serious problem?

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  14. I was admitted 2018 for my HND program and I graduated 2021 but the cafe guy input when I started my ND program which was 2013 to my year of graduation so the green card come in as: Institution from 2013-2021. Hope am safe

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    1. Contact your institution to assist with the correction. Your date of graduation is suppose to tally

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  15. The ND program was from 2013-2015 while HND was from 2018-2021

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    1. Please were you able to rectify it because I made the same mistake

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  16. I saw a circular that state that correction of date of graduation will no longer be entertained, can I still lodge a complaint with my institution concerning wrong date of graduation?

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  17. Good afternoon all.
    Please I'm married but after filling the form, my green card beared my maiden name instead of my present surname. What should I do?

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    1. Go with all your necessary documents to camp including evidence of change of name and co

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  18. Good day
    Please I did a changed of wrong spelling of my name after my online registration but after some hours, a Lady call that I should go to my dashboard to do change of the name but I told her that I have done that when I did the registration but she said I did not follow the actual procedure for it. What should I do because I tried clicking on CORRECTION but it wasn't showing on how to change the name.

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  19. Good evening
    How will someone correct the class of degree on nysc portal showing second class instead on the first class in their statement??

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  20. All my details my Date of birth is 27/08/1989 Like NIN, BVN, NECO Certificate, Birthcertifcate, Voters card, but on my Jamb is 27/08/1994 I hope it will not stop me from participating in NYSC? Am graduating 2022.

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    1. Did you intentionally reduce the JAMB age so that you can serve?

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    2. How should I change my course. I applied for economics and the school admitted me computer science I then letter change to economics please help me with possible outcome.
      Secondly the email that I register the jamb with it's been hack would it be possible to change the mail address

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    3. You are suppose to undergo JAMB regularization, kindly visit any JAMB CBT in or close to your area and table your matter they will guide you

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  21. Am Using 23/12/1999 in all my papers, but jamb is 22/02/1999 .
    Will there be problem please?


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    1. Dear Dagwala, kindly check the NYSC senate list to know which date of birth is there, only then can you know whether or not you will make correction.

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    2. How can you check the date of birth on senate list coz I just verified mine but didn't see that.

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  22. Hello, My Names was disarranged in my Statement of Result, while the names in my School Senate List and the names on my JAMB all are aligned. I hope it won't cause a problem?

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    1. Dear Anonymous, of your name in the NYSC senate list doesn't correspond or is not the same with the name on your statement of result you will not be allowed to proceed for documentation in the NYSC camp. Contact your SAO to assist in getting you a new statement of result with the right names

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  23. Pls my jamb dob is different from my Credential what will be my solution pls Sir

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    1. Go to search menu in the blog and type HOW TO CORRECT DOB then search, that will answer your question

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  24. Hi
    Good evening, please I hv one of my name totally omitted on the senate list.
    Please how do go about the rectification

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  25. Please I mistakenly wrote 2019 for the year I was admitted for HND but it's 2018 how do I change that

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    1. If the main date of graduation on the left hand side is correct then you dont have a problem, care less about the FORM & TO and the right hand side of your greencard

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  26. Jamb did a mistake on my d.o.b. instead of 1997, they put 1992. I graduated this year.
    But bearing in mind that even with the 1992, I can still go to service, will it still affect me?

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    1. Correct it if. necessary, Go to search menu in the blog and type HOW TO CORRECT DOB then search, that will answer your question

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  27. I was admitted 2019 for my HND program and I graduated 2021 but the cafe man input when I started my ND program which was 2016 to my year of graduation so the green card come in as:
    Institution from 2016-2021.
    But the graduation date is correct just the from_to that is wrong
    Can I rectify it

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