New PNG Police and Correctional Service Officers Recruitment 2022/2023

Are you interested to become a Royal PNG Police Constabulary (RPNGC) Officer or Correctional Service (CS) Officer? Here is what you need to know about recruitment for Police and CIS in 2022 for 2023.

If you have any questions, leave a comment in the 'comment section'. Alternatively, follow the links to the other pages where you can get the answers.

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PNG Police application form 2022/2023

When is Police and CIS Recruitment 2022/2023 taking place?

The date for 2022 police and correctional service recruitment for this year is not out yet. But, in a Post Courier report dated 6th June 2022, the recruitment for police and CS training will begin after the elections. 

The police and CS hierarchy hinted that the recruitments are likely to happen in August and September.

  • Police recruitment in August 2022.
  • Correctional Service Recruitment in September 2022.
Meanwhile, keep an eye out for media releases from the police and CS commissioners a month before the recruitment starts.

Number of regular police officers and CS officers to be recruited

The number of spaces available for the recruitment of police and CS officers is less than 400 every year.

You must have high marks in Grade 12 English and Literature and Mathematics to make it. 

You can also apply to train to become a police or CS officer if you are already working. You must have good Grade 12 marks and be within the age range indicated on the application form (this is not out yet).

The numbers of regular police and CS officers recruited each year:
  • Police 400 trainees
  • Correctional Service 100 trainees

2022/2023 recruitment of the new Police and Correctional Service officers

If you are asking when will be the 2022/2023 recruitment of the new Police and Correctional Service officers, this information will give you some answers. 

In preparation for the release of the official media statements, here are some resources that will help you:

Police recruitment application form 2022/2023


DO NOT PAY A POLICE OR CS OFFICER WHO CLAIMS TO BE THE RECRUITMENT OFFICER. 

DO NOT GIVE BRIBERY MONEY TO ANY CORRUPT OFFICIAL. 

REPORT THEM.

What to do before Police and Correctional Service commissioners release media statements?

The police and CS will release media statements about the recruitment drive in August and September, respectively. Also, note that there are only 400 and 100 spaces. 

Preparation is important if you want to make sure you are one of the few selected for 2022/2023 police and CS training. 

Use the links  (in blue) to find out what eligibility criteria, age brackets, Grade 12 marks, referees and any required documents.

Prepare the requirements and get them ready. 

Stop dreaming, start doing.

Western Pacific University 2023 Non-school Leavers Online Application

This information was published by the Western Pacific University (WPU) for Non-School Leaver Applicants 2023. The new PNG university started taking in students in 2020 for 2021. This is their second batch.

Non-school leavers (NSL) can apply online for next year - the online application is now open. 


Western Pacific University Non-School Leavers online application 2023

Western Pacific University Non-School Leavers Online Application System

Before you apply, make sure you understand the following instructions. 

Applications will be denied if all needed information is not provided

  1. Non-school leavers can only submit one application form
  2. Ensure all information in the application form are current and valid (Validity of information must be current and accurate in the last 6 months)
  3. The outcome of the application will be communicated via email
  4. Copies of documents must be officially certified by a registered Commissioner of Oaths
  5. All copies of documents must be scanned in pdf file format
  6. Statutory Declaration Forms will be rejected if the documents are not officially stamped and signed by a Commissioner of Oaths
  7. Hand-delivered or post-delivered applications will not be accepted
  8. Non-refundable application processing fee of K50.00 must be deposited into

Account Name: Western Pacific University Tuition

 Account Number: 7021394221

 Branch: BSP Port Moresby

 BSB: 088-294

Applicants must write their name on the deposit receipt as a description when making payment for the application fee. Copy of the receipt must be scanned and uploaded on the application form


Required Documents for the application 

  • A recent, clear passport-size photograph
  • Receipt of application payment
  • Transcripts/certificates of academic records. (college/university studies, vocational training, distance/open learning courses)
  • Grade 10 certificate
  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Recent Character references from two (2) referees. (eg priest, pastor or ward councillor)
  • A current Police Clearance report
  • A current Medical status report


APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN ALL YEAR for the 2023 Academic Intake

If you require more information about the application you can contact us at admission@wpu.ac.pg

How to Apply Online

  1. Ensure you have a valid email address before you register
  2. Register (Click here) 
  3. Check your email for the reset password link
  4. Click the link to reset your password in your email and change your password
  5. Login and proceed to access the application form under the 'Apply' submenu in the 'Application' menu
  6. Fill in and upload the required details and documents and submit your application.

Authorised by Management

Source: Western Pacific University Website (follow the direct links to apply to study at WPU in 2023)

Where to get PNG Electoral Roll 2022?

Updating the electoral common roll was (and is still) a challenging task the electoral commission has had to endure. Leaving it until the last minute is going to make things difficult. The 2022 electoral common roll update began late in September 2021.

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The 2017 electoral common roll was the worst in PNG's election history. 

Roll inflation and ghost names have marred the last election. 

But, is PNG looking forward to a free and fair election in 2022?

png electoral roll search 2022

2022 national general election electoral common roll updates

Since 2019, NGOs and political commentators suggested the 2022 electoral roll update be done swiftly. However, the preparations for the roll update were delayed to September 2021 and work began in December 2021. 

The PNG electoral commission said that they are ready, but this was the same thing they said in 2017. Yet in some parts of the Highlands region, the electoral roll was inflated to over 70% of the population.

The 2017 electoral roll update was the worst in PNG's election history because it was riddled with ghost names and names of children under the age of 18. 

The recent by-election for Port Moresby North-west had the same problem where some residents do not have their names on the common roll. 

One observer wrote...

Some frustrations from voters whose names were not on the electoral roll but otherwise an orderly process at the polling stations I visited in Hohola and Waigani this morning. [Keith Scott @KeithScottFCDO, Twitter]

2022 electoral roll updates & validation

What is needed is not only an electoral roll update - but an update and validation. So that everyone living and residing in the electoral is accounted for. 

This can be done. The electoral commission does not need an additional K112 million to do that. It can do this within its budgetary allocation.

Get a competent team to do it.

PNG electoral roll search 2022

PNG Electoral Commission Electoral Roll 2022 should be ready. Yet, there's no clear indication of where to get the latest (updated) roll. Here is what you can do to get the 2022 updated electoral roll.

The EC is the right place to check if you are an intending candidate wanting to know your electoral voting population. Talk to the provincial returning officer (PRO) and district returning officer (DRO). They are representatives of the electoral commission - the right people to get the updated list from.

Alternatively, you can also check the 2017 electoral (common) roll at the PNG EC website - follow this link >> https://www.pngec.gov.pg/irc/roll-lookup/RollLookUp

PNG roll lookup 2022 app

Smartphone users can download the PNG Roll Lookup 2022 on Google play.

  • Go to the Google play store
  • Search for "PNG Roll Lookup 2022"
  • Install the app and search for your name.

PNG Roll Lookup 2022 app

Rush roll updates and no validation affect free and fair elections

As mentioned, any new government formed after the election has to make the electoral roll update its number 1 priority. 

This is will pave the way for a free and fair election in the future. 

SBC Syllabus and Teachers Guide pdf

 Teachers, parents and students can now download SBC Syllabus and Teachers Guide Pdf for all the subjects at the education department's website. 

PNG Insight has a dedicated maths resource website where you can download the resources you need for teaching mathematics. See links to the website below.

SBC syllabus and teachers guide PNG


Maths resources and SBC Syllabus and Teachers Guide Pdf

PNG Insight has all the SBC syllabus and teachers' guide as well as the OLD syllabus and teachers' guide. 

Access the resources via the links.

Maths Syllabus and Guides

Mathematics resources for teachers are a useful collection of teaching materials for Primary (Grades 7 & 8) and Secondary School (Grades 9, 10, 11 and 12) Mathematics teachers in Papua New Guinea. 

Whether you are a new graduate teacher or a seasoned mathematics teacher, you’ll find some of the most often used resources here.

Standard Based Curriculum (SBC)

The new SBC is in the implementation stage in the earlier schooling years. The implementation is in phases and will cover the secondary years. We believe the school syllabus and teachers' guides for Grades 3 – 8 are complete. And the Grades 9 – 12 SBC syllabus is a work-in-progress.


What you can get at the Maths resources website?


 We had some great features to enhance math exam revision. 

Some of them include:

  • Old Exam Papers for Grades 8,10 and 12 students to download.
  • Study Guides for Grades 8, 10 and 12
  • Outline of Exam Units and Topics You should know
  • Teachers' Mathematics revision resources for use with students 
  • Education department Apps and Links to on-demand webpages
  • Maths Examinations Tips and Guides
We are adding to this resource base, check out the home page for the new resources.