Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment Application Form and Guide 2017/2018 – www.nigerianarmyms.ng.
This guide will enable you to understand the step by step process on how to apply for Nigerian army Direct Short Service Commission.
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The Nigerian Armed Forces are the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Its origins lie in the elements of the Royal West African Frontier Force that became Nigerian when independence was granted in 1960.
Applicants are invited from eligible Nigerians for commission into the Nigerian Army (NA) as Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) officers. The Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment is open to both civilians and serving military personnel. Only serving military personnel sponsored by any of the Services of the Nigerian Armed Forces to civil institutions shall be considered.
Entry Requirements for Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment
All applicants for Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2016 must satisfy the following conditions:
1). Be a Nigerian as defined in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
2). Be a male or female between the ages of 22 and 35 years, while medical consultants be not more than 40 years of age by October 2016.
3). Be medically, mentally and physically fit according to NA standards.
4). Be recommended by at least 2 recognizable referees who must attest to the applicant 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.
5). Candidates must submit a letter of Attestation from their former institutions.
6). Measure at least 1.68m (for male) and 1.65m (for female) in height.
7). 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).
8). 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.
9). Possess valid birth certificate endorsed by the National Population Commission, Hospital or Local Government Council or valid age declaration.
10). Possess a valid certificate of state of origin.