The National Service Scheme. Or as it is popularly referred to in Ghana; NSS, is a government-sponsored Scheme that was specifically designed for Ghanaian graduates. NSS enrolment is a right granted to all persons who have completed their tertiary education.
NSS enrollment, as much as it is a right, is a mandatory requirement that has a legal bearing. This is because it’s regulated by the ACT 426 of 1980.
The NSS enrolment seeks to aid in building the economy by giving the graduates exposure in the job market. This, in turn, allows them to acquire some set of skills that may help them in the job market or push them towards innovation or self- employment. NSS new enrolment is carried out every year.
For one to be an eligible participants of this process, you should first complete your NSS enrollment posting. You might be asking; how do I complete my NSS enrollment process? Well, NSS enrollment registration is easy if you follow these steps accordingly;
The first and most important step is ensuring that you have an NSS enrollment pin. If you do not have one you can follow these steps to get it.
- Go to the official NSS portal
- Go straight to the application menu
- Once you are there, look for the command that states “my NSS pin code”
- You will be required to input your official school identity number or the index number you use.
- After you are done, you will be allotted an NSS pin code
NOTE; enrolment pins are not released every single time. New NSS enrolment pins are only released in March or February.
Once you have successfully acquired your NSS enrollment pin, you can now proceed to the NSS website to continue with the NSS enrollment posting.
Proceed to the NSS enrolment portal homepage. When you are here, ensure that you have your CORRECT pin to ensure the process is smooth.
You will be required to input your pin for you to continue with the enrolment. Once you have input your pin, you will be required to fill in your details.
NSS Enrollment Form
After you are done with the process of registering, you can now proceed to check your NSS enrollment details to confirm if the details are true and also confirm the place you have been allocated. The NSS enrollment form consists of the following details;
- A photo if you
- The NSS number you have been allocated
- Your official names
- The tertiary institution that you studied in
- The particular place you have been assigned to
- A section left out for remarks
- The enrollment year of the particular individual
The NSS enrollment form is to be printed and presented to the regional director in charge of the specific area of you've been posted. It is also important to note that the NSS enrollment deadline should be taken seriously because none of the applications presented after the deadline has lapsed will be accepted.