How to Join Nigerian Army 2018 Recruitment Exercise

Nigerian Army Recruitment 2019/2020 Application Form: Apply for Nigerian army DSSC recruitment form on the official Website/Portal. Get Latest News on Nigerian army recruitment and Application Requirements for FREE.

Authorities of the Nigerian Army (NA) wishes to inform the general public most especially candidates who wish to apply for the ongoing Nigerian Army 2018/19 Recruitment exercise that the Online Application Form will soon commence. Interested candidates are required to know all it takes to join the Nigerian Army (NA) as Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) officers.

This is an opportunity for those seeking employment or joining the Nigerian army, we are here to guide you through the process of applying successfully for Nigerian army DSSC Job online. Note that the State Recruitment Screening commenced on the 9th of April. The application form closing date has not been announced

About: The Nigerian Army (NA) is the largest component of the Nigerian Armed Forces, and responsible for land warfare operations. It is governed by the Nigerian Army Council (NAC).

Related: Nigerian Navy Dssc Recruitment 2018/2019 Form

Nigerian Army Recruitment Basic Requirements

Candidates who wish to Join Nigerian Army Recruitment Exercise must meet the following conditions:

  • Must reside and be a Nigerian citizen by birth
  • Applicants must have WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB certificates.
  • Tradesmen/Women candidates must have OND/Trade Test/City and Guild certificate.
  • Age requirements: Candidates must be between 18-35 years old.
  • Non-Tradesmen/Women must be between 18-22 years old by March 1, 2018.
  • Must be medically, physically and psychologically fit
  • Not less than 1.67 metres in height for men and 1.64 metres for women.
  • Must not be married or have children before joining.
  • Applicants are required to print out Parent /Guardian Consent Form and Local Government Attestation Form.
  • Applicants with any form of disabilities should not apply.

Related: Nigerian Army 77RRI Full List of Shortlisted Candidates 2018/2019

How to Apply for Nigerian Army Recruitment 2019/2020

Interested candidates should visit the official recruitment portal/website on ( to register. Please note that the Application form is FREE of charge and must be submitted once.

Application Procedures

  1. Click on the Register button to create an account.
  2. Enter your E-mail address and Number and Password in the space provided.
  3. Fill the Online Application form accurately and make sure you use a valid Email
  4. Review and submit the application form, upon submission applicants are to print out the completed application form which must include;
  5. Declaration and Certification by Parents/Guardian
  6. Local Government Area Certificate Form
  7. Police Certification Form
  8. Guarantor Form.

Related: Nigerian Army Recruitment Past Questions And Answers

Nigerian army State Screening Requirments

Candidates who participated in the recruitment exercise must come to the screening center with the under-listed items:

  1. White Vest
  2. Blue shorts
  3. White canvas
  4. White socks
  5. Original and photocopies of the credentials
  6. Scratch cards for online verification of result (WASSEC/GCE/NECO/NABTEB)
  7. Writing materials
  8. File jacket
  9. National Identity card/slip
  10. Passports and full size 5 x 7 photographs

N/B: Please note that the Nigerian Navy Results and list of successful/shortlisted candidates will be released right on this page.

Online Application Closing Date:
Not Specific


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