Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2022 Form Is Out Now | See How To Apply


Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2022 Form

Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2022 Form Is Out Now | See How To Apply
Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2022

Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2022: The Nigerian Army Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) 26/2022 recruitment application form is out now, see how to apply, application portal, requirements, deadline for application and more.

Eligible Nigerians are invited to apply for commission as Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) officers in the Nigerian Army (NA). Both citizens and serving military members are welcome to join the DSSC.

Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment Date 2022

The Nigerian Army DSSC 2022 Recruitment exercise will start from Friday 25th March 2022 and closes on Friday 6th May 2022.

Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment Requirements

  • Passport photograph.
  • Educational certificates.
  • Evidence of membership of any professional body.
  • Certificate of state of origin.
  • Birth certificate or age declaration.

General Requirements:

a. Be a Nigerian as defined in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

b. Be a male or female between the ages of 20 and 30 years. Medical consultants could be between 25 – 40 years of age by July 2022.

c. Be medically, mentally and physically fit according to NA standards.

d. Be recommended and attested to his/her good character by at least 2 recognizable referees who is either a Local Government Chairman/Secretary or an officer of the Armed Forces not below the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and equivalent or an Assistant Commissioner of Police and above who must hail from the applicant’s state of origin. Passport photographs of referees must be affixed to the letter of attestation.

e. Applicants must submit a letter of Attestation from their former institutions.

f. Measure in height at least 1.68m (for males) and 1.65m (for females).

g. Must not have been convicted by any court of law. Military personnel applying must be free from any disciplinary case and endorsed by the applicant’s Commanding Officer/Commander.

h. Possess at least a first degree with not less than Second Class Lower Division or HND of not less than Lower Credit from any accredited institution of learning.

i. Possess valid birth certificate endorsed by the National Population Commission, Hospital or Local Government Council or valid age declaration.

j. Possess a valid certificate of state of origin.

k. Applicants must possess NYSC discharge certificate or a valid exemption certificate as appropriate.

l. Graduates with professional qualifications must be duly registered by relevant regulating bodies recognized by Nigerian Laws at the commencement of cadet training.

m. Only post secondary academic credentials obtained from 2011 to date will be considered.

n. Applicants must present valid contact addresses and telephone numbers of parent/guardians and Next of Kin.

o. Candidates must not have any bodily inscriptions or tattoos.

p. Candidates must tender all original copies of educational certificates (primary to post secondary).

q. Service personnel must present valid military identity cards and letters of recommendations by their Commanding Officers/Commanders. They must also present valid letter(s) of NA sponsorship to tertiary academic institutions (where applicable). Additionally, they must have served for a period of not less than 5 years in the unit.

r. Candidates must not belong to any cult/society/fraternity.

s. Candidates with ability to swim will have added advantage.

How to Apply for Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2022 Form

  1. Visit the NA website vis, send an email to [email protected], and select the DSSC option from the drop-down menu.
  2. You will be sent to a page where you can read the current DSSC course qualification criteria.
  3. For the DSSC, click the “Apply Now” button that corresponds to your qualifications.
  4. You will be asked if you are now serving or have previously served in the Nigerian Armed Forces. Select the relevant option and continue.
  5. If you don’t already have an account, click “Sign Up” (a verification email will be issued to you) or input your login information and log in.
  6. Complete the form and make sure you have all of the necessary documentation.

NB: All applicants should note that the qualification selections available are dependent on the preferred corps selected.

Applicants must print out their online generated photo-slip on completion of their application. The first page is to be signed by the Registrar of any Court of Law while the second page is to be signed by the applicants’ Local Government Chairman/Secretary or any military officer of the rank of Lieutenant Colonel or equivalent and above who hails from an applicant’s state of origin.

Successful applicants would be required to take a written examination at selected examination centres chosen by applicants or assigned as appropriate. Successful candidates would also present their printed photo-slips at Examination Centres and subsequently to the Selection Board during interview.

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