Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018/2019 Application Form Portal On

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Nigerian Army Direct Short Service Commission Recruitment 2018

This is to bring to the notice of the general public that the Nigerian Army as Direct Short Service Commission is inviting eligible Nigerians to apply for commission into the service and the good news added is that this job offer open to both civilians and military personnel. Are you looking for jobs in any top firm in Nigeria, Are you looking for a job in the Nigerian Military? If you fall among any of those, then I think you made the right decision by visiting us at this point in time, cause we will cover the all the basic things you need to know about the Nigerian army DSSC recruitment 2018, and we will outline everything below as the time to apply is now, cause as at the time of writing this post the Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment Form 2018 is Out and there are many people out there who still find it very difficult to access the Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment Portal, and if fall among these group of people, please bother no more as we will cover everything you need to know about;

Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018

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  • Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment Process
  • Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment Requirements
  • Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment Application Guide
  • Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment Condition of service
  • Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment Job Titles
  • Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment Job Positions
  • Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment Entry Requirements 
  • Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment Job Location
  • Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018 Closing Date

Army DSSC Recruitment Requirements

  • Minimum of B Eng or HND in Electrical Electronics (Power option) with other relevant trade qualification from government-approved institutions.

Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018

Army DSSC Recruitment Entry 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, while medical consultants are not more than 40 years of age by January 2019.
  • Be medically, mentally and physically fit according to NA standards.
  • Be recommended by at least 2 recognizable referees who must attest to the applicant’s character and integrity. These could be by a Local Government Chairman/Secretary or an officer of the Armed Forces not below the rank of a Lieutenant Colonel and equivalent or an Assistant Commissioner of Police and above who must hail from the state of the applicant. Passport photographs of referees must be affixed to the letter of attestation.
  • Candidates must submit a letter of Attestation from their former institutions.
  • Measure at least 1.68m (for male) and 1.65m (for female) in height.
  • Must not have been convicted by any court of law. Military personnel must be free from any disciplinary case (This is to be endorsed by the Commanding Officer/Commander).
  • Possess at least a first degree with not less than Second Class Lower Division or HND of not less than Lower Credit from any recognized institution of learning.
  • Possess valid birth certificate endorsed by the National Population Commission, Hospital or Local Government Council or valid age declaration.
  • Possess a valid certificate of the state of origin.
  • Applicants must possess NYSC discharge certificate or a valid exemption as the case may be.
  • Graduates with professional qualifications must be duly registered by relevant bodies recognized by Nigerian Laws at the commencement of cadet training.
  • Only academic credentials obtained from 2009 to date will be considered.
  • Candidates must present contact addresses and telephone numbers of parent/guardians and Next of Kin.
  • Candidates must not have any body 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 recommendations by their Commanding Officers/Commanders. They must also present a valid letter(s) of NA sponsorship in tertiary academic institutions. Additionally, they must have served for a period of not less than 5 years in the unit.
  • Candidates must not be members of any cult/society/fraternity.
  • All female applicants are advised to seek for commission into specialist corps e.g Medical, Legal Service, Supply and Transport or Army Public Relations.
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Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment  Requirements

Army DSSC Recruitment 2018 Conditions Of Service

  • Direct Short Service Commission will be granted for 15 years, for an initial period of 8 years, renewable yearly for another period of 7 years. Direct Regular Commission may be granted on conversion after 3 years as a commissioned officer.
  • Conversion to Direct Regular Commission is not automatic. It is based on the availability of vacancy and other criteria that are or will be in force from time to time.
  • All graduating officer cadets must sign an acceptance on the terms and conditions governing the Direct Short Service Commission before they are granted commission into the Nigerian Army.
  • The reckonable period of service will be based on the date of commencement of cadet training of both civilian and military personnel entrants.
  • N.B: Medical Consultants Officers on successful completion of military training shall be granted the rank of Major.
  • N.B: Officer Cadets who successfully complete the military training shall be granted the rank of Lieutenant with no advantage of seniority.
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How to Apply for Army DSSC Recruitment 2018

(1) Log on to to create an account.

(2) Read the Qualification Criteria.

(3) From the Home Page, Select DSSC or SSC application type. Ensure you choose the right application type from the home page.

(4) Click on ‘Register’ above to fill the registration form. 

(5) On successful registration, you will receive a success email notification from ‘The Nigerian Army‘.

(6) Click on the ‘Login’ tab to login, then you can fill in the forms.

(7) Add your profile (This will require a passport photo and your biodata).

(8) Add your qualifications (WASSCE, and other certificates are entered here).

(9) Upload/Edit supporting Documents (Attach your Certificates here). 

(10) Print your photo cards.The first page is to be signed by a Court of law while the second page is to be signed by the Chairman/Secretary of your Local Government or any military officer of the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and above or equivalent who hails from your State of Origin.

Print Out.

Applicants for the Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment must print out their online generated photo-slip on completion of their application. The first page is to be signed by a Court of Law and the second page is to be signed by the Local Government Chairman/Secretary or any military officer of the rank of Lieutenant Colonel or equivalent and above who hails from your state. Successful applicants are required to present their printed photo-slip to the selection board during the interview.


The Closing Date for Nigerian Army 2018 DSSC Recruitment Exercise is yet to be announced.


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  1. Misau says:


    Nigerian Army Direct Short Service Commission(DSSC).
    The Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Tukur Buratai said the Nigeria Army would recruit 250,000 more personnel under the “Direct Short Service Commission” DSSC this year to boost its manpower, the application process has started for 3weeks ago and can be submitted through this portal. nigerianarmy. ml

    Applications are invited from eligible Nigerians for commission into the Nigerian Army (NA) as either Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) or Short Service Combatant(SSC) officers. The DSSC & SSC categories are open to both civilians and serving military personnel.
    Register Earlier Is Better, See Applications Guideline, Deadline & Procedures At: nigerianarmy. ml

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