The Federal Civil Service Commission has concluded arrangements to conduct the year 2021 promotion examinations for eligible candidates in the Directorate Grades of the Federal Civil Service, scheduled to hold from Monday 21st to Monday 28th March, 2022 at the Public Service Institute of Nigeria (PSIN), Kubwa-Abuja.
To this end, the Federal Civil Service Commission in its circular of 10th February 2022 to Ministries Departments and Agencies of government reeled out explicit and comprehensive guidance/schedule on the year 2021 Promotion Examinations for eligible Directorate Level Officers in the Federal Civil Service.
The Commission in its determined efforts to ensure smooth and seamless transition between accreditation and examinations, has categorized eligible candidates from across the MDAs into different specified dates within the stipulated period of 21st February to 4th March 2022 for physical accreditation. Venue is the Public Service Institute of Nigeria, along Kubwa expressway, Abuja.
Furthermore, in full realization of the importance of inclusive participation, the Commission has deliberately introduced the online accreditation for eligible pool officers in seven pilot MDAs namely- Office of the Head of Civil Service of The Federation, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Federal Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Office of The Surveyor-General of the Federation, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development and Federal Ministry of Works and Housing.
The main objective of its additional online accreditation, according to the circular issued by the Commission, is to capture and as well make it easier for their Directorate Level officers at duty posts across the country and abroad to participate in the ongoing accreditation exercise to achieve a successful outcome.
It is pertinent to state that the 2021 Directorate Level Promotion Examinations scheduled to hold from Monday 21st to Monday 28th March, 2022 will centre on Knowledge of Civil Service, Professional Competence and General Knowledge.
The Federal Civil Service Commission, which is an extra-ministerial body under the Presidency, is statutorily mandated to conduct promotion evaluation /interview for Officers in the Federal Civil Service.
Alaba R. Balogun
Deputy Director- (Press & PR)