All candidates who applied for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Job can now check to see if their names appeared on the INEC Shortlisted Candidate PDF for the 2020/2021. Check INEC shortlist candidates name, Exam, venue/date, and time.
Using this medium, we’ll love to inform and notify the general public, that the INEC recruitment list of shortlisted/successful candidates has been released and published online. Those who applied for the recent job opening advertised on the Independent National Electoral Commission recruitment should take note.
Use this step by step guide and procedures outlined below, to check if your name has been published on the list of candidates eligible for INEC screenings and other forms of exercise that will be used by the INEC board to select the best amongst thousands of candidates who applied.
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 Check INEC Shortlisted Candidate 2020/2021.

It is important that all anticipating candidates know that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will be conducting a written test and screening at various stages of the recruitment process.
Only candidates who scored above the highest will be certified and their names will be published on the INEC website. A letter of appointment will be handed over to qualified candidates when the test and screening are completed.
Applicants should also be aware that during the INEC screening and interview, an oral and written test will be conducted for all shortlisted candidates, at this point you should be very prepared for this because this will be the final test before your appointment letter will be handed over to you.
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How to Check INEC Shortlisted Candidates.

All applicants should note that the INEC recruitment list will contain the names of all successful candidates. The INEC checking portal will soon be activated for you all to check your names, once the portal is activated, use the guide below to check the List.


  • First, you need to visit the INEC portal at
  • Log in using your email address and password on the portal.
  • After a successful login, you will be able to see your status.
  • Those having issues logging into the INEC portal can check their emails to see if INEC sent any message.

Next Step on INEC Recruitment:

If this is your first time, take note that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) recruitment exercise does not end after the board has released the names of all the shortlisted candidates. The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC will move on to the next level as listed below:

  1. Online assessment test.
  2. Written examination/aptitude test.
  3. Screening and a face-to-face interview.

IMPORTANT NOTE: We provide you, that we will be updating this page with the actual date and time of the examination once the board uploads it online.
We can relatively inform you that candidates who were successfully from the above stages will qualify for either a full-time or part-time employment with INEC depending on the type of position applied.
To ensure your application is successful, candidates should make sure they have clean medical records, good personal health records because most federal jobs demand you are fit before you can be given an appointment letter.

When will 2020 INEC list 0f Successful/Shortlisted Candidates be released?

Judging by the previous methods applied in previous years, the list of successfully shortlisted candidates is immediately released once the recruitment is over. Applicants should note that the recruitment team will have to screen out only a few thousands of candidates to come and participate in the second recruitment process.
Take note that a minimum of one month (30 days) after the closing date is enough for the successful or shortlisted names to be released by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

How to Download INEC Shortlisted Names 2020

  1. To download, simply visit the INEC recruitment portal
  2. Login using your Username and Password.
  3. Click on the PDF file containing the names of shortlisted candidates.
  4. Download the list which is in PDF format.
  5. You can choose to either save it to your computer or anywhere you can easily access it anytime.
  6. You can open the INEC shortlisted names PDF list and check state by state.

Goodluck. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to use the comment box to reachout to us. We appreciate you reaching out and promise to provide you with the best answers.

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