CBN Recruitment 2021/2022 Check Application Portal Link cbn.gov.ng/recruitment.asp|How to work in CBN
The Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN), is Nigeria’s apex bank and monetary policy regulator. Over the years, they have carried out recruitment exercises and the recruitment exercise for 2021/2022 is approaching.
Many people have lost huge sums of money to scam artists in the guise of helping them secure employment in the organization, while others have lost employment opportunities because they did not submit the documents required.
No matter the position you are applying for, the guidelines are the same. Visit the CBN’s employment portal to check for employment opportunities and submit your CVs. Other websites that offer to help with CBN employment are most often than not scams.
So if you are interested in applying for a position at the Central Bank of Nigeria, here are some things you should know.
CBN is not recruiting right now
CBN Recruitment Requirements 2021/2022
Depending on the position you are applying for, the minimum requirement for the lowest position is the three credits including Mathematics and English Language in the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), or National Examination Council (NECO).
For higher positions, you need a second class lower classification in your Bachelors of Science (B.Sc.). Or a Lower Credit classification in your Higher National Diploma (H.N.D.). It is an added advantage if you have a Master’s Degree (M. Sc.) or a Master’s in Business Administration (M.B.A).
Apart from academic qualifications, Central Bank of Nigeria applicants need to possess excellent communication skills, computer literacy, and a birth certificate or age declaration or attestation.
The maximum age limit for applicants is 35.
The minimum age required is eighteen, you need to bring along your original WASSCE/NECO/B.Sc./HND/M.Sc. certificates. You also need to bring along two copies of each result and a medical certificate of fitness from a recognized hospital (preferably a Federal Medical Centre).
Applicants must also present two passport photographs, download, fill and present the Parent/Guardian acknowledgment from the CBN portal. Also, you need a valid means of identification.
You need either a Driver’s License, National Identification Card, Permanent Voter’s Card, or International Passport. Go through these requirements carefully, if you have the requirements then you are halfway there.
Other Pertinent Information
By policy, CBN’s requirement process is based on merit. To avoid any suspicion of bias. There is a thorough, fair, and open recruitment process that promotes equal opportunity, credibility, merit, and staff optimization.
The main disciplines required by the CBN are; Banking and Finance, Accountancy, Economics, Business Administration, Computer, Law, Statistics, and Sociology. If you studied something else, you can still apply.
According to them, (CBN), they value these attributes in intending applicants. Adaptability, self-confidence, innovation, personal drive, optimism, and willingness to take initiative. The applicant must know how to build interpersonal relationships, have wonderful communication skills, teamwork, and being politically aware.
Please note that only scammers will demand payment for employment, CBN doesn’t. Also, note that any applicant with fake, forged or altered certificates will be disqualified. The Central Bank of Nigeria prefers original birth certificates to age declarations and attestations.
Only the official employment portal is a recognized place for submitting applications, applicants can apply only once. People with disabilities are also encouraged to apply as long as they are qualified.
How to Apply for CBN Recruitment
Now that we know the requirements, and things expect let’s go to how to apply. Go to the portal,https://www.cbn.gov.ng/recruitment.asp
search for and click on Available Vacancies, if there are click on the position you are applying for and begin registration.
You need to fill in a valid phone number, and an email address you check regularly. Input your details accurately in the application, then activate your account. An SMS or mail with the activation code will be sent to your phone number or email address.
Use the code to activate your account then go through everything to ensure the information is correct. Scan all the certificates required, then submit. Check your account regularly as information will be sent there.
After applying, successful and shortlisted candidates are invited for an aptitude test. If they pass that, they go on to have an interview. During this time, there is a physical verification exercise of all documents submitted during application.
Note that if your documents are found to be false or fake you will be disqualified.
Getting employed by the Central Bank of Nigeria is not an easy feat, you are competing against at least hundreds of thousands of other people. So do yourself a favor, check the portal regularly and apply if you are qualified.
Another thing to note is having professional diplomas or certificates related to the CBN’s preferred courses of study. Certifications like the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) will give you a boost and stand you out from other applicants.
This is wishing you the best of luck.