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Nigerian Army Recruitment

Nigeria Army Recruitment. The history of the Nigerian Army dates to 1863, when Lt Glover of the Royal Navy selected 18 indigenes from the Northern part of the country and organized them into a local force, known as the “Glover Hausas”.

This is to inform the general public and all interested qualified candidates that the online registration for Nigerian Army Recruitment Portal for DSSC 28/2024 (Direct Short Service Commission).

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for the Nigerian Army Latest Recruitment 2024-2025 – DSSC 28.

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The recruitment exercise starts on January 19, 2024 to February 23, 2024it is important that you apply on time and in person.

Job Vacancies at Nigerian Army Recruitment DSSC 28

S/N POSITION
1 Officer, Directorate of Islamic Affairs
2 Officer, Directorate of Chaplain Services (Protestant)
3 Officer, Directorate of Chaplain Services (Roman Catholic)
4 Officer, Directorate of Army Physical Training
5 Officer, Directorate of Legal Service
6 Officer, Directorate of Army Public Relations
7 Army Band Corps Officer
8 Army Finance Corps Officer
9 Army Education Corps Officer
10 Army Corps of Military Police Officer
11 Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineer
12 Army Ordinance Corps Officer
13 Pharmacist
14 Nursing Officer
15 Nurse
16 Medical Doctor (Non-Consultant)
17 Medical Consultant
18 Army Corps Officer – Supply and Transport
19 Army Intelligence Corps Officer
20 Army Signals Officer
21 Army Engineer

Requirements

Minimium Age 20
Maximium Age 40
Minimium Height 1.65
Minimium Grade Second Class – Lower Division

Nigerian Army Engineers Recruitment

Job Specifications:

Qualifications and Requirements:

Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc (Eng), B Eng (Second Class Lower) degree, or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Land Surveyor, Structural Engineering, Architecture, and Building Engineering/ Technology, Estate Management, Civil Engineering, GIS/Survey.

Such academic fields must be registered with the Nigerian Society of Engineers and Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) or regulating professional bodies.

Nigerian Army Signals Recruitment

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualification and Requirement:

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Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc, B Tech, B Engr (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cyber Security, Software Developer, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Control Security Engineering, Network Designer and Engineering, UAV Pilot, Geographic Information Systems Engineering, Microwave Engineering, Database Management Engineering and Administrator, Project Manager Engineering and System Control Engineering, Satellite Communication Engineering.

Nigerian Army Intelligence Corps Recruitment

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualification and Requirement:

Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc, B Eng, B Tech, BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: History, Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Peace and Conflict Analysis, Political Science/International and Public Relations, Computer Science, Information Technology Systems, Digital/Computer Forensics, Cyber/Network Security, Network Engineering, GIS/GEOINT, Data Science, Geospatial Intelligence, Psychology, French, Arabic, Local Language Experts (Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, Fulfulde and Kanuri), Data Analyst, Social Media Specialist, and Digital Forensics/Forensic Analysis.

Nigerian Army Corps of Supply and Transport Recruitment

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualification and Requirement:

Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc, BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Petrochemical Engineering, Dieticians, Food and Nutrition, Automotive Engineering, Logistics Management, Railway Operations Management, Shipping and Supply Chain Management. A good working experience will be an added advantage.

Nigerian Army Medical Corps – Medical Consultants Recruitment

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria

Qualification and Requirement:

All applicants for the NA Medical Corps are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license. Other requirements are as follows:

Applicants could belong to fields of specialization such as General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Anaesthesia, Neuro-Surgery, Cardiothoracic, ENT Surgery, Physicians (Cardiologists, Endocrinologist, Nephrologists and Neurologists), Ophthalmologists as well as Obstetrics and Gynaecologists, Pediatricians and Family Medicine Physicians.

Applicants must also satisfy the following criteria:

  • Must be a Fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria or equivalent Postgraduate Medical College.
  • Not be more than 40 years of age by July 2024.
  • Must have full registration of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) for the undergraduate degree and additional qualification registration as appropriate.
  • Must have a current MDCN license to practice as a specialist.

Nigerian Army Medical Corps – Medical Doctors (Non-Consultants) Recruitment

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualification and Requirement:

Applicants must possess a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery/Bachelor of Dental Surgery for medical doctors and dental surgeons respectively and must be fully registered with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria and possess a current practicing license.

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Nigerian Army Medical Corps – Nurses Recruitment DSSC 28

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualification and Requirement:

Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc (Second Class) Lower Degree in Pediatrics or Nephrology or they must be in one of the following categories: Orthopaedic, Anaesthetist, Registered or Psychiatric Nurses (with BSc Second Class Lower Degree) fully registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.

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Nigerian Army Medical Corps – Nursing Practitioner DSSC 28 Recruitment

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Applicants must possess a BSc Nursing and be fully registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.

Nigerian Army Medical Corps – Professionals Allied to Medicine at Recruitment DSSC 28

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualification and Requirement:

Applicants must possess a minimum of Second Class Lower degree in either Speech Therapy, Optometrists, Environmental Health Technology, Dental Technologist, Medical Laboratory Science, Psychologists, Occupational Therapy, or Dental Therapist.

Nigerian Army Medical Corps – Pharmacists DSSC 28 Recruitment

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualification and Requirement:

Applicants must possess a Bachelor of Pharmacy and must be fully registered with the Pharmacist Council of Nigeria.

Nigerian Army Ordnance Corps Recruitment DSSC 28

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualification and Requirement:

Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc, B Eng, BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Textile Technology, Textile Design, Graphic Design, Explosives Engineering, Warehouse Management, Inventory Control and Management, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Explosive Science and Technology, Industrial Design, Printing Technology, Inventory Management, Graphics Art and Ballistics.

Nigerian Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Recruitment DSSC 28

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualification and Requirement:

Applicants must possess a minimum of B Eng, BSc (Eng) (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Automotive, Electronics, Mechatronics, Systems, Weapon and Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial/Production Engineering, Marine Architecture, Material Science. Such academic fields must be registered with the Nigerian Society of Engineers and the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).

Nigerian Army Corps of Military Police DSSC 28 Recruitment

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualification and Requirement:

Applicants must possess a minimum of LLB BL, BSc, BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in either Forensic Science, Psychology, Veterinary Doctors or Criminology.

Nigerian Army Education Corps Recruitment DSSC 28

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualification and Requirement:

Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc (Ed) or BA (Ed) Second Class Lower degree in Museology, Arts/Languages, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Agricultural Science, Electronics, Computer Science/ICT, Accounting, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Public Administration, Museum and Archival Studies, Guidance and Counselling, Education Technology, Physical and Health Education, Education Administration/Management, Library and Information Science, Curriculum Development/Studies, Military History/History, English Language, Hausa, French, Yoruba, Igbo, Christian Religious Studies, Islamic Religious Studies, Portuguese, Fine Art/Theatre Arts, Arabic.

All applicants for the Education Corps are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies.

Nigerian Army Finance Corps Recruitment DSSC 28

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Applicants must possess a minimum BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Accounting, Economics, Banking and Finance, Business & Financial Management, Registration with any of the following Professional Accountancy qualification is compulsory: ICAN, ANAN, ACMA, ACCA, ACA.

Nigerian Army Band Corps Recruitment DSSC 28

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualification and Requirement:

Applicants must possess a minimum BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND Lower Credit or equivalent in Music with an Associate of Royal Academy of Music (ARAM) and Associate of Royal College of Music (ARCM), Musicologist.

Directorate of Army Public Relations DSSC 28 Recruitment

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualification and Requirement:

Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc, BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in the following: Journalism, Digital Media Studies, Radio Production, Strategic Communication and Public Relations, Printing Technology, Animation and Graphic Design, Mass Communication, Public Affairs, Television Production, Social Media Communications, Cinematography. Applicants must have evidence of Membership of any Professional body relating to media operation and journalism.

Directorate of Legal Service DSSC 28 Recruitment

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualification and Requirement:

Applicants must possess an LLB BL from a recognized institution. A minimum of 2 years Post Law School legal practice is required and applicants must present evidence of practice.

Directorate of Army Physical Training Recruitment DSSC 28

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualification and Requirement:

Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc or BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Human Kinetics, Sports Law, Physiotherapy, Sports and Exercise Medicine, Physical Health Education, Sports Psychology, Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Sports Coaching (Applicants must possess a certificate from National Institute of Sports in Athletics, Ball Games, Racket Games, Aquatics, Combat Sports and Golf).

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Directorate of Chaplain Services (Roman Catholic) DSSC 28 Recruitment

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualification and Requirement:

Applicants must possess a minimum of Bachelor of Arts (Second Class Lower) degree in Philosophy or Theology or be an Ordained Catholic Priest from a Roman Catholic approved seminary, affiliated to a National Universities Commission accredited University or Urbanian University, Rome.

Applicants must have good standing in the Church and be released by a Diocesan Bishop with a proof of ordination. Applicants must be vetted and recommended by the NA Directorate of Chaplain Services (Roman Catholic).

Directorate of Chaplain Services (Protestant) Recruitment DSSC 28

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualification and Requirement:

Applicants must possess minimum of BA (Second Class Lower) degree in Divinity Theology from any of the Seminaries/Universities recognized by the NA Directorate of Chaplain Services (Protestant).

Applicants must belong to one of the 18 major denominations of the protestant faith. Soldier applicants must have served the NA with a minimum of 6 years experience in Chaplaincy work and must be vetted and recommended by the NA Directorate of Chaplain Services (Protestant).

Applicants must provide proof of Ordination, attestation and certification by an ordained Bishop.

Directorate of Islamic Affairs DSSC 28 Recruitment

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: All States | Nigeria.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Applicants must possess a minimum of BA, B Ed (Second Class Lower) degree in the following areas: Islamic Studies, Arabic and Islamic Studies, Arabic, LLB Sharia, Islamic Theology, Qur’anic Science, Hadith Sciences, Qur’anic Exegesis, Islamic Jurisprudence, Comparative Religious Studies from recognized Nigerian universities, Azhar University, Cairo or Saudi University.

Each applicant would be required to produce testimony of excellent character from a reputable Islamic religious organization in Nigeria.Applicants must be able to speak Arabic and English languages.

Nigerian Army Recruitment Requirements

All applicants must satisfy the following conditions:

  • Be a Nigerian as defined in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  • Be a male or female between the ages of 20 and 30 years.
  • Medical consultants could be between 25 – 40 years of age by April 2024.
  • Be medically, mentally, and physically fit according to NA standards.
  • Be recommended and attested to his/her good character by at least 2 recognizable referees who are 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.
  • Applicants must submit a letter of Attestation from their former institutions.
  • Measure in height at least 1.68m (for males) and 1.65m (for females).
  • 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.
  • Possess at least a first degree with not less than Second Class Lower Division or HND (where applicable) of not less than Lower Credit from any accredited institution of learning.
  • Possess a valid birth certificate endorsed by the National Population Commission, Hospital, or Local Government Council or a valid age declaration.
  • Possess a valid certificate of state of origin.
  • Applicants must possess an NYSC discharge certificate or valid exemption certificate as appropriate.
  • Graduates with professional qualifications must be duly registered by relevant regulating bodies recognized by Nigerian Laws at the commencement of cadet training.
  • Only Post-secondary academic credentials obtained from 2014 to date will be considered.
  • Applicants must present valid contact addresses and telephone numbers of parents/guardians and Next of Kin as appropriate.
  • Candidates must not have any bodily inscriptions or tattoos.
    Candidates must tender all original copies of educational certificates (primary to Post-secondary).
  • Service personnel must present valid military identity cards and letters of recommendation by their Commanding Officers/Commanders.
  • They must also present valid letter(s) of Service sponsorship to tertiary academic institutions (where applicable).
  • Additionally, they must have served for a period of not less than 5 years.
  • Candidates must not belong to any cult/society/fraternity.
  • Candidates with the ability to swim will have an added advantage.

How to Apply For Nigerian Army Recruitment

To successfully apply and submit your online application for the Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment exercise, follow these simple steps below;

  • Interested applicants should kindly Click here to apply for the Nigerian Army Recruitment on their official website Portal
  • Using your valid email address and phone number, create an account.
  • Proceed to activate your account by following the prompts you’ll receive.
  • Fill out the online application form carefully.
  • Attached all required documents listed below are uploaded: Passport photograph, Educational certificates, Evidence of membership of any professional body, Certificate of state of origin,  Birth certificate or age declaration, NIN/BVN.
  • Submit
  • Print out your acknowledgement letter

Print Out.  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 assigned examination centres. Successful candidates would present their printed application forms (photo-slips, guarantors form, attestation form etc) at the Examination Centres and subsequently to the Selection Board during interview.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted through text message and mail after the selection process is done.

Nigerian Army Recruitment Closing Date

The Nigeria army recruitment deadline date on the 23rd, February 2024. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Nigeria army recruitment

What are the qualifications for joining the Nigerian Army?

The qualifications for joining the Nigerian Army include being between the ages of 18 and 22 years old for non-tradesmen/women, and between 18 and 26 years old for tradesmen/women, having at least a secondary school certificate (SSCE) with a minimum of five credits, including English and Mathematics, being physically and mentally fit, having a clean criminal record, and being of good character.

How do I apply for Nigerian Army recruitment?

You can apply for Nigerian Army recruitment online through the official recruitment portal at Nigerian Army Recruitment Portal. You will need to create an account on the portal, fill in the application form, upload your documents, and submit your application.

What documents do I need to apply for Nigerian Army recruitment?

You will need to upload your passport photograph, birth certificate or age declaration, educational certificates, and other required documents. You should check the official recruitment portal for the complete list of required documents.

What is the selection process for Nigerian Army recruitment?

The selection process for Nigerian Army recruitment involves online registration, screening of applicants, aptitude test, physical fitness test, medical examination, and an interview.

When is Nigerian Army Screening Starting?

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted through text message and mail after the selection process is done.

What is the duration of Nigerian Army training?

The duration of Nigerian Army training is six months for non-commissioned officers and nine months for officers.

Is there a height requirement for joining the Nigerian Army?

Yes, there is a height requirement for joining the Nigerian Army. You must be at least 1.68 meters tall for male and 1.62 meters tall for female.

How often does the Nigerian Army conduct recruitment exercises?

The Nigerian Army conducts recruitment exercises periodically, depending on the need for new personnel. You should check the official recruitment portal or Nigerian Army website for updates on recruitment exercises.

Can women apply for Nigerian Army recruitment?

Yes, women can apply for Nigerian Army recruitment. There are opportunities for both non-tradeswomen and tradeswomen.

What are the benefits of joining the Nigerian Army?

Benefits of joining the Nigerian Army include job security, opportunities for professional growth, financial stability, access to quality healthcare, and other benefits such as travel, housing, and educational opportunities.

Is there a limit to the number of times I can apply for Nigerian Army recruitment?

There is no official limit to the number of times you can apply for Nigerian Army recruitment, but it is advisable to wait at least a year before applying again if you are not successful in your first attempt.

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