Inspectorate Cadre Requirements for Nigeria Prison Recruitment

The information here is all about Inspectorate Cadre Recruitment in the Nigerian Prisons Service Ongoing Recruitment.

You will learn all it takes to apply and be successfully shortlisted if you are applying for Inspectorate cadre.

There are about 3 available positions in this category. They are SIP, IP, and AIP, you will get to know about the requirements for all the positions in this category.

Notice: You are to read and understand the position before proceeding to the Application portal to submit your online application. Note also that multiple applications will be disqualified.

See AlsoLast Date for Prison Service Recruitment Announced

Applying without meeting the requirements will lead to disqualification too.

Requirements for Inspectorate Cadre Recruitment

CATEGORY B: Inspectorate Cadre: –

Senior Inspector of Prisons (SIP), CONPASS 08.

If you want to apply for Senior Inspector of Prison, you must meet the following requirements.


Applicants must have completed their HND programme.

Applicants must have graduated from the following discipline: Estate Management, Town Planning, Public Health, Food Sciences, Social Works, etc.

Inspector of Prisons (IP) Nursing, CONHESS 06.

This position is for nurses, registered midwives. To apply for this position, you must meet the following requirements.


Applicants must be Registered Nurses (RN), Registered Midwives (RM)

Or they must be Registered Nurses/Midwives (RNM)

Applicants must have obtained their certificate from recognized institutions

Assistant Inspector of Prisons (AIP) CONPASS 06.

Applicants must be holders of OND/NCE Obtained from recognized institutions.

Any discipline can apply for this position since none was specified by the Nigerian Prisons Service Recruitment Authority.

General Requirements for Nigerian Prisons Service Recruitments 2019

Applicants must be Nigerians

Age requirement for Nigerian Prison Service Recruitment

Minimum of 18 years

Maximum of 30 years

If you are under 18 year, you need not apply and if you are above 30 years, don’t consider applying for the recruitment into superintendent of Nigeria Prison Service.

How to Apply for Inspectorate Cadre

All applications are done online at the official recruitment portal of NPS.

To apply, visit the


Candidates should NOTE that multiple applications will automatically be disqualified.

You are also advised to print out the Referee forms which must be duly completed for submission during screening.

The screening date and venue will be made known when the list of shortlisted candidates will be released.

Recruitment into the Nigerian Prisons Service is absolutely free. You are not advised to make payment to anybody or institutions claiming to be from NPS and offer to help you get employed.

All application will be reviewed and only qualified applicants will be selected.

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