Nigerian Army Opens Portal for 2020 DSSC and SSC Recruitment



The Nigerian Army has through their Twitter handle announced that it has opened portal for the Short Service Combatant Course (SSC) 47/2021 and Direct Short Service Commission Course (DSSC) 26/2021 recruitment.

According to a post on the recruitment portal, the Nigerian Army demands that applicants must meet the following requirements:
  • Applicants must be a Nigerian citizen by birth and have a national identity card.
  • Possess at least 4 credits in no more than 2 sessions in WASSCE / GCE / NECO / NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
  • In addition to the above qualifications, merchants/women applicants must also have an OND / Craft Exam / City and Syndicate Certificate.
  • Be between 18 and 22 years for non-craftsmen / women while merchants/women must be between 18 and 26 years old by March 1, 2019.
  • Be not less than 1.68 m in height and 1.62 m in length for the male and females respectively.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in another relevant discipline in the quantitative field or a higher national diploma in a related discipline in the quantitative field.
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with Microsoft Office and web applications and the use of related applications to provide the service efficiently.
  • Knowledge of an additional Nigerian language other than the mother tongue is an advantage.

How to Apply for Nigerian Army Recruitment 2020

Interested Nigerians are urged to visit the Nigerian Army recruitment portal https://recruitment.army.mil.ng/  to fill and submit the application form.

 Required Documents for Nigerian Army Recruitment

According to the Nigerian Army, applicants should ensure they upload the following documents while filling their forms:
  • Passport photograph.
  • Educational certificates.
  • Evidence of membership of any professional body.
  • Certificate of state of origin.
  • Birth certificate or age declaration.

For DSSC applicants, note that the qualification selections available to you are dependent on the preferred corps selected.

 Recruitment Deadline

The recruitment process starts on Wednesday, August 19th, 2020 and ends on September 29th, 2020.

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