Medical fitness certificate for NYSC Is a compulsory document all registered Prospective Corps Members (PCMs) is expected to take with them when entering camp. On the other hand NYSC medical report is optional and only required if you intend to relocate or exit camp before the due date.
All NYSC Prospective Corps Members (PCMs) should take note of this. You all need to read this to the end, for your own good.
There are two different Medicals used for NYSC and they both serve different purposes.
Medical Certificate/Fitness: This is the Medical Used Purposely for Camp Registration and it’s the only compulsory one you must have. No Registration for you in Camp without this Medical.
Medical Report or Doctors Report: This is the Medical that’s used for those that wants to Redeploy from Camp. You’ll fake one or two Ailments in it and I’ll guide you on how to use it when it’s time (This one is not compulsory).
NOTE: If you’re planning to Redeploy from Camp on Medical Ground, then, you must go to Camp with “Both Medical fitness certificate for NYSC and NYSC medical report”
Difference Between Medical Fitness Certificate for NYSC And NYSC Medical Report
MEDICAL FITNESS CERTIFICATE FOR NYSC
This is a Compulsory Document required by NYSC during registration at camp.
The Medical Fitness Certificate gives information about your body chemistry and state whether you are Fit or Unfit for the 21days Rigorous Camping Period.
- Without the MEDICAL FITNESS CERTIFICATE, you won’t be allowed to register at the camp.
- Most Camps will not even allow you to enter their Gate talk less of Register without it.
(NO MEDICAL CERTIFICATE FITNESS, NO REGISTRATION FOR YOU IN CAMP)
MEDICAL REPORT OR DOCTORS REPORT
This is NOT a Compulsory Document required by NYSC during registration at the Camp. However, the Medical Report is necessarily necessary for those that needs the below Service(s) in Camp.
Medical Reports are mostly used for the following purposes in Camp by the Corp Members:
- For Redeployment to any State of their choice
- Those that do not wish to stay in the camp for the 21days camping period
- Those that do not want to partake in any Camp Activities
- Those that Want to be exempted from doing any Camp activities
- Those that wants to stay in their Hostel during Camp,
- Those who belongs to one of the listed above and many more reasons numerous of mentioning.
- Also, to get an Exit from the camp (that doesn’t mean you aren’t going to serve; you will still serve your Father Land)
You can get your Original and Authentic medical certificate and medical report from any government hospitals around your area.
Hospitals for NYSC Medical Certificate
The following are the types of hospitals in Nigeria you can get the NYSC medical certificate report;
- Federal Medical Centre
- Nigerian Army Military Hospital
- National Orthopedic Hospital
- Federal and State University Teaching Hospital
- Nigerian Navy Hospital
- National Government Specialist Hospital
- Nigerian Custom Hospital
- Nigerian Police Hospital
- General Government Hospital
List of NYSC Medical Tests
Here is the list of medical, laboratory and radiological tests for the NYSC health certification report;
- Blood Group
- Packed Cell Volume (PCV)
- Hepatitis B (HBsAg)
- Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL)
- Hepatitis C (HBC)
- Blood Pressure
- Chest X-ray
- Stool Analysis
- HIV I and 2 Screening
- Eye/Visual Acuity Test
- Serum Tuberculosis
- Cerospinal Meningitis
VERY IMPORTANT NOTE: Your medical report for Redeployment must come from the state you are Redeploying to, don’t let them use Lagos State Medical Report for you if you’re not redeploying to Lagos State, they will never accept any Medical Report different from the State you’re redeploying to, don’t expose yourself to risk in Camp and don’t Embarrass yourself either, you’ll end up doing another one in Camp at outrageous rate, you can’t present Lagos State Medical Report and tell me you’re redeploying to Kano state, is Kano State Part Of Lagos State or what are you trying to tell them? Take this advice seriously serious, so as to avoid stories that touch.
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Frequently Asked Question
Question 1: How does the Medical Report get me Redeployed?
Answer: A week or two after resumption at the camp, the camp Director will announce the Redeployment form and ask those interested to go pick it up from their platoon officers.
NOTE: There are 4 reasons for one to redeploy of which you will have to choose.
- Marital ground (for those who are Married with prove)
- Insecurity (Insurgent States)
- Health Ground (Using Medical Report)
- DG Directive
For Redeploying based on health ground, you are to fill or tick Health and attached the Medical Report you get from me together with a hand written application letter (Content is Available)
Attached the report and Submit.
Few days later, you will be called for an interview (Questions and Answer Are Available)
On the last day in camp, list of approved names will be pasted on the Camp Notice Board
Question 2: How can I get the Medical Fitness Certificate and Redeployment Medical Report?
Answer: To get a Medical Fitness Certificate and/or Medical Report visit any government Hospital around your area.
Question 3: How can i login to my NYSC Dashboard?
Answer: To login to you NYSC dashboard, visit the link – https://portal.nysc.org.ng/nysc1/
Question 4: What is the official website of NYSC
Answer: The official website of NYSC is – https://portal.nysc.org.ng/nysc1/home
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