The National Service Secretariat (NSS) has released its 2023 Postings for Graduate Applicants who are expected to carry out their national service duties for the 2023/2024 service year.
The Management of the National Service Scheme (NSS) has, today, released the postings of 122,275 Ghanaian tertiary graduates from 125 accredited tertiary Institutions in the country for the 2023/2024 service year.
All students who have been posted are required to follow the processes outlined to help them complete their registration as follows
a. Log onto the Scheme’s portal at www.nss.gov.gh to check your placement
b. Print out the appointment letter
c. Proceed to the place of posting for endorsement of your printed appointment letter
d. Book an appointment online for the date and time for registration after the letter has been endorsed as required above.
e. Go to the assigned Regional Validation and Registration Centre with an endorsed appointment letter and a valid Ghana card to complete the process.
Applicants should also expect SMS alerts from the NSS regarding the institutions they have been posted to.
All posted graduates are to note that, the regional validation and registration starts on Monday 16th October, 2023 across the country.
The National Service year for the 2023/2024 year starts on 1st November 2023 for all graduates who have been posted.
NSS Closed the registration for postings on Saturday, August 19, 2023.
It urged accredited tertiary institutions that are yet to submit their supplementary final year lists, to do so as soon as possible, to enable the Scheme to process them also for enrolment for the 2023/2024 national service.
How to Print 2023/2024 NSS Postings Appointment Letter
Follow the procedure below on How to Print 2023/2024 NSS Postings Appointment Letter
a. Logon to https://portal.nss.gov.gh/
b. Enter your NSS Number and password in the space provided and click the Search button.
c. On the new page, scroll down and look for the “Print Posting Letter” button and click it.
d. Wait for the Posting Letter Page will Pop up.
e. Click Show Appointment Letter.
f. Download your NSS Appointment Letter and Print.
NSS Releases 2023/2024 Postings for over 120,000 Graduate Applicants (OFFENCES to AVOID)
Any person called for national service who is not available or does not report at his/her service post, within a period of three months after close of posting, and without proper authorisation from the National Service Board, shall be considered an evader and the appropriate sanctions shall be evoked under Act 426 Section 28 (c).
A service person that takes posting but does not complete the full period, without proper authorisation from the Board, shall be declared a deserter and appropriate sanctions shall be applied against him/her. Three months after desertion, the service person shall be declared an evader. Any national service rendered before desertion will be nullified and personnel on reporting back to the National Service Secretariat shall be made to start the service afresh
Service personnel who post themselves to establishments/institutions other than those, to which they were officially posted, either with or without the connivance of the officials and Heads of those establishments, shall be declared self-posters and the service with the establishment shall NOT be recognised as national service, and the appropriate sanctions shall be applied against them.
National service personnel who absent themselves from work without approval of their Supervisors/Heads of the institutions/establishments will forfeit their allowance for the number of days they were absent. The daily allowance shall be calculated based on the number of working days in the month.
Where the service person is being paid through the Government Treasury, the amount shall be deducted at source and paid to government chest.
For Service Personnel working with Statutory Boards, Corporations, Universities, Banks, Churches or quasi-church organisations and private establishments, the amount shall be deducted at source and paid into the coffers of the organisation concerned. Such service personnel shall be issued with an official receipt.