[JOB] Nigerian Army Recruitment 2020 (SSC / DSSC) Out Apply at recruitment.army.mil.ng

The NAF is the main and oldest component of the Nigeria Armed Forces, all responsible for the defense of the State and with the task of operating in order to achieve peace and security on the national and international territory.

Therefore it is a matter of great honor to assist you in providing information about the Nigerian Army recruitment 2020. Do not be hasty and have to read this post carefully for vital information.

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Our trusted sources informed that the agency will upload DSSC and SSC notification at www.army.mil.ng in third week of August 2020.

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About Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army is the largest component of the Nigerian armed forces, and responsible for land war operations. At the end of 2013, the strength of the permanent army amounted to almost 100,000 men. Another 82,000 members of trained paramilitary forces were available to increase regular units, if necessary. It is governed by the Nigerian Army Council (NAC).

Official Portal: www.army.mil.ng

Nigeria Army Recruitment Updates For the Year 2020

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Updates: The Nigeria army has opened a call for the Nigerian Army Recruitment 2020 (DSSC &SSC). Registration is possible until 29th September 2020.  Many youths can realize their dreams and enter armed forces. All information on the announcement below.

Nigerian Army Recruitment 2020 Current Updates

Welcome to the pages of the site dedicated to the orientation for enlistments, competitions, the possibilities that the Army offers you to become part of the Nigerian Armed Forces.

Upcoming Jobs: We have received reports from some trusted sources that the Nigerian Army is going to start registration on the portal very soon for Nigerian Army (DSSC & SSC) Nationwide Massive Recruitment (27 Positions). We will notify all our readers through email alert service when registration starts.

Current StatusNigerian Army DSSC & SSC Recruitment 2020 Form Out. Registration is possible until 29th September 2020

Vacancy Details

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  1. Short Service Combatant Commission Course (SSC 47/2021)
    Requirements: Possess at least a first degree with not less than Second Class Lower Division or HND of not less than Lower Credit in the arts, sciences or humanities from an accredited institution of learning. Courses of study must also be accredited at the time of study.
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  2. Army Engineer (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification: 
    Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc (Engr), B Engr (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Civil Engineering, Quantity Survey, Architectural Engineering, Building Technology and Geographic Information Systems. 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.
  3. Ordnance Corps Officer (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification: 
    Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc, B Engr, BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Physcis, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, Procurement, Textile Technology/Leather Works, Printing Technology, Purchasing & Supply, Biochemistry, Logistics Management Chemical Engineering.
  4. Dental Therapists / Dental Surgery Assistant (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification: Applicants must possess Higher Diplomas and must be fully registered with relevant professional bodies.
    Applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license.
  5. General Duty Medical / Dental Officer  (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification: Applicants must possess MBBS/BDS or equivalent with not more than 5 years post – qualification experience and must be fully registered with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.
    Applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license.
  6. Optometrist (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification
    :  Applicants must possess Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree and must be registered with the appropriate professional body.
    Applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license.
  7. Army Corps Officer – Supply and Transport (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification: Applicants must possess a minimum of B.Sc, B.A (Second Class Lower) Degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Catering and Hotel Management, Hospitality Service, Transport and Logistics, Business Administration, Fire and Safety
    A good working experience will be an added advantage.
  8. Electrical and Mechanical Engineer (DSSC 26/2021) (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification
    : Applicants must possess a minimum of B Eng, BSc (Eng) (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Electrical / Electronics Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Weapon Engineering, Computer Engineering and Material / Metallurgical Engineering. 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.
  9. Medical and Dental Consultant (DSSC 26/2021)
    Requirements
    : Applicants could belong to either of the following fields of specialization such as General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Anesthesia, Neuro-Surgery, Cardiothoracic, ENT Surgery, Physicians (Cardiologists, Endocrinologist, Nephrologists and Neurologists), Ophthalmologists as well as Obstetrics and Gynecologists, Pediatricians and Family Physicians. Applicants must also consider the following criteria:
  10. Nigerian Army Intelligence Corps Officer (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification:
     Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc, B.Engr, B.Tech, BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Software Development, Mobile (Android/IOS) Development, Ethical Hacking / Penetration testing, Cyber Security, Digital Forensic Analysis, Geographic Information Systems Analysis, Database Administration, Satellite Imaging and Remote Sensing, Data Analysis, Network Security Analysis, Artificial Intelligence, Linguistics (French, Arabic, Kanuri, Fulfulde/interpreters), Graphic Design and Animation, Social Media Analysis and Computer Science.
  11. Army Signals Officer (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification
    : 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 Development, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Control Systems Engineering, Network Design and Engineering, UAV Pilot, Geographic Information Systems Engineering, Microwave Engineering, Database Management Engineering and Administration, Project Management Engineering and Systems Control Engineering.
  12. Army Finance Corps Officer (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification
    : Applicants must possess a minimum of B.A (Second Class Lower) Degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Accountancy, Information and Computer Technology, Business & Financial Management, Insurance, Registration with any of the following Professional Accountancy qualification is compulsory: ICAN, ANAN, ACMA, ACCA, ACA.
  13. Officer – Directorate of Chaplain Services (Roman Catholic) (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification
    : Applicants must possess a minimum of Bachelor (Second Class Lower) degree in any of the following areas: Philosophy and Theology from a Roman Catholic approved seminary, affiliated to a National Universities Commission accredited by a University or Urbanian University, Rome.
  14. Army Corps of Military Police (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification
    : Applicants must possess LLB BL, and a minimum of BSc, BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Criminology, Sociology, Psychology, Computer Science, Statistics, Forensic Science and Veterinary Medicine.
  15. Officer – Directorate of Chaplain Services (Protestant) (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification
    : Applicants must possess minimum of BA (Second Class Lower) degree in Theology/Divinity 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.
  16. Nigerian Army Education Corps Officer (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification
    : Applicants must possess a minimum of Second Class Lower degree in any of the following areas: BSc (Ed) or BA (Ed) in Library / Information Science, Guidance and Counseling, Linguistics and Literature in (French, Portuguese, English, Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, Fulfulde, Arabic, Efik/Ibibio, Kanuri Languages), History, Creative Art, Agricultural Science, Archives, Museology and Educational Psychology.
  17.  Army Band Corps Officer (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification: Applicants must possess a minimum of BA  (Second Class Lower) degree or HND Lower Credit or equivalent in Music with L.R.A.M  and A.R.C.M.
  18. Professionals Allied to Medicine (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification
    :  Applicants must possess a minimum of Second Class Lower Degree in any of the following areas: Radiology – Medical Image Science, Hospital Administration, BMLS, AIMLS, and AIMLT – Medical Laboratory Science, Physiotherapy, Environmental Health Workers, Nutrition / Dietetics, Health Service Administration and Health Information Management, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy.
    Applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license.
  19. Nurse (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification
    : Applicants must possess BSc Nursing and fully registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
    Applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license.
  20. Pharmacist (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification
    : Applicants must possess Bachelor of Pharmacy and must be fully registered with the Pharmacist Council of Nigeria.
    Applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license.
  21. Clinical Psychologist (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification
    : Applicants must possess a B.Sc in Clinical Psychology
    Applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license.
  22. Directorate of Army Physical Training (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification
    : 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 and Health Education, Sports Management,  Sport Coaching, Sports Psychology, Sport Physiology, Sports Marketing and Exercise and Sports Science.
  23. Officer – Directorate of Army Aviation (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification
    : Applicants must possess a minimum of B.Sc / B Eng (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) with other relevant trade qualification from government – approved institutions for the following fields: Aerospace / Aeronautical Engineering, Aircraft Maintenance Mechanical Engineering, Meteorology and Air Traffic Control and Communications.
  24. Officer – Directorate of Islamic Affairs (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification: Applicants must possess a minimum of BA, B.Ed (Second Class Lower) degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies, LLB Sharia and Arabic Language 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 Language.
  25. Officer – Directorate of Legal Service (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification: Applicants must possess LLB / BL from a recognized institution.
    A minimum of 2 years post Law School legal practice is required and applicants must present evidence of such.
  26. Officer – Directorate of Public Relations (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification
    : Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc, BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in Mass Communication, Audio Visual Technology, Television and Film Production, Information Technology, Public Relations, Journalism, Communication and Theatre Arts, Printing Technology, International Relations and Political Science, Newspaper and Print Technology, Radio Production, Broadcasting and Public Administration.  Applicants must have evidence of Membership of any Professional body relating to media operation and journalism.
  27. Dental Technologist (DSSC 26/2021)
    Qualification: Applicants must possess Higher Diplomas and must be fully registered with relevant professional bodies.
    Applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license.
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General Requirements

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Description
Applications are invited from eligible Nigerians for commission into the Nigerian Army (NA) as Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) officers. The DSSC is open to both civilians and serving military personnel. Only serving military personnel sponsored to civil institutions by any of the Services of the Nigerian Armed Forces shall be considered.

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 must not be more than 40 years of age by January 2021.
  • 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 is either 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 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 male) and 1.65m (for female).
  • 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 of not less than Lower Credit from any accredited 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 state of origin.
  • Applicants must possess NYSC discharge certificate or a valid exemption 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 2011 to date will be considered.
  • Applicants must present valid 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 valid letter(s) of NA sponsorship to tertiary academic institutions. Additionally, they must have served for a period of not less than 5 years in the unit.
  • Candidates must not belong to any cult/society/fraternity.
  • All female applicants are advised to seek commission into specialist corps like Medical, Legal Service, Supply and Transport or Army Public Relations.
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Conditions of Service
Direct Short Service Commission will be granted for a total of 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 but based on application by an eligible commissioned officer. It is however 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 of the terms and conditions governing the Direct Short Service Commission before they are granted commission into the Nigerian Army.
  • The reckonable period of service for civilians who become commissioned officers will be based on the date of commencement of cadet training while that of military personnel applicants would be the date of enlistment.
  • Medical Consultant Officers on successful completion of military training shall be granted the rank of Major.
  • Officer cadets who successfully complete the military training shall be granted the rank of Lieutenant with seniority effective date of commission except for medical consultants.
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Application Closing Date
29th September, 2020.

Method of Application Online

how to apply

Follow the Application Guide below:

  • Applications are to be made online free of charge
  • Go online and visit Nigerian Army web page at: recruitment.army.mil.ng and choose DSSC option from the page.
  • You will be redirected to the page where you can read the qualification criteria for the ongoing SSC and DSSC courses.
  • Click on the “Apply Now” button for the SSC as per your qualification.
  • At the prompt, you will be required to select if you are serving/have served in the Armed Forces of Nigeria, choose the appropriate option and proceed.
  • If you do not have an account click on “Sign Up” (A verification will be sent to you email) or enter your login details and log in.
  • Fill out the form and ensure 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.
  • For DSSC applicants, note that the qualification selections available to you are dependent on the preferred corps selected.
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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.

Note

  • Successful applicants would be required to take a written examination at selected examination centres selected by applicants or assigned as appropriate. Successful candidates would also present their printed photo-slips at Examination Centres and subsequently to the Selection Board during the interview.
  • Caution: The general public is advised to disregard any online application portal opened before this publication
  • Prospective applicants and the general public are to also watch out for subsequent jingles on Television and Radio stations after this publication
  • The portal provides for both Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) and Short Service Combatant (SSC). You are advised to read and understand the types of commission before proceeding to apply.

Further Information

  • For further information, please call 08179269294 and 08109959294 between 0800 – 1800 hours daily.

How to Apply

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Connecting to the site of the army recruitment.army.mil.ng. Once attached all the documentation and sent through the section “Online Competitions” will be taken in charge of the requests. After a careful evaluation of the attached documentation, the first rankings will be formed. Candidates who are placed in the ranking / shortlisted will be called up for next state of Nigerian Army Recruitment 2020.

Whenever the application is carried out, it should be filled with caution. If the wrong information is filled up in haste then you can be deprived of the selection. So below we have given the correct and simple procedure for filing applications.

  1. Must use the valid and regularly active email address to register
  2. Visit recruitment.army.mil.ng
  3. Read requirements and method of application
  4. New user need to register with the website
  5. Login with email id and password
  6. Fill NA recruitment form online and complete it
  7. Take system generated form
  8. Visit designated exam venue and recruitment centers with original and attested documents
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How to start your application

  • First, you need to enter your valid email address
  • Fill password which you want but it must be 8 characters long.
  • It is advised to use a complex password
  • Click on the register button to complete your registration

After that system will send you a confirmation message to your email address which entered at the time of registration.

Step 1:  Fill Personal Details

  • First choose SSC 47/DSSC 26/2021
  • Now fill personal details like name, address, marital status, number of children etc..
  • Click on Save and Click on Next

Step 2: Fill Details of Parent and Guardian

  • Fill Parent Name and Address
  • Fill Guardian Name and Address
  • Click on Save and Click on Next

Step 3: Fill Educational Details

  • Fill School Details (Name, Address, Period (Year))
  • Add details of your
  • Click on Save and Click on Next

Step 4: Now Nigerian Army Recruitment Portal 2020 will ask Referee Details

  • Fill Referee 1,2 & 3 Name, Phone Number, Address and Occupation
  • Click on Save and Click on Next

Step 5: Fill Further Information at NA Portal Form

  • Select Yes/No: Have you ever served in the Armed Forces or any other security agencies?
  • Select Yes/No: Have you ever been detained by the police?
  • Select Yes/No: Have you ever been convicted by a Court of Law?
  • Select Yes/No: Have you ever traveled out of the country?
  • Fill List countries you have traveled to
  • Click on Save and Click on Next

Step 5: Submit the Nigeria Army Recruitment form

  • Read the Declaration before Submission
  • Type Your Full name
  • Upload Your Photo
  • Click on Box (I’m not a robot)
  • Click on “Submit Application”

After submission take a printout of the filled form.

Notice by NA Portal (www.naportal.com.ng portal): Please note that the print out section is temporarily

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Army Salary Structure

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Curious about how much is the army salary?

Many people ask how much the professional’s salary per month for various reasons. There are those who want their children to join the army, some feel proud because defend the country and look handsome, some are of their own volition, and other reasons.

The salary depends on the rank of the officer.

The salaries of non-commissioned officers are:

  • Master Warrant Officer – ₦90K
  • Warrant Officer – ₦80K
  • Staff Sergeant – ₦68K
  • Sergeant – ₦63K
  • Corporal – ₦58K
  • Lance Corporal earns about ₦54K-55K
  • Private Soldier earns about ₦48K-49K

The salaries of commissioned officers are:

  • General – ₦1.5 million;
  • Lieutenant General – ₦1 million;
  • Major General – ₦950K
  • Brigadier General- ₦750K
  • Colonel – ₦550K
  • Lieutenant Colonel – ₦350K
  • Major – ₦300K
  • Captain – ₦220K
  • Lieutenant – ₦180K
  • Second Lieutenant – ₦120K

Why Voice of Nigeria for Nigeria Army 2020 free job alert?

Voice of Nigeria is the one-stop place for Nigerian Army Latest Recruitment Form 2020 notification across various sectors and industries within Nigeria. Here in this website we will ensure Army Recruitment Portal – www.army.mil.ng updates get notified to all our visitors. We help both fresher and experienced non-graduates to get Nigeria Army Recruitment Portal- recruitment.army.mil.ng portal openings across Nigeria.

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