Nigerian Army Recruitment And General Guidelines
Here are general guidelines for recruitment into Short Service Commission & Direct Short Service Commission in The Nigerian Army.
Entry requirements for Nigerian Army SSC, DSSC recruitment
All applicants must satisfy the following conditions:
a. Be a Nigerian as defined by the Constitution.
b. Be a male or female between the ages of 24 and 29 years
c. Be medically and physically fit.
d. Be recommended by at least 2 recognizable Referees who must attest to the applicant’s
character and integrity.
e. Serving Military personnel must be recommended by their commanding officers.
f. Civilians could be recommended by a Local Government Chairman or Secretary or an officer of the Armed Forces not below the rank of Lt-Col or an Assistant Commissioner of Police from the state of the applicant.
g. Candidates must submit a letter of attestation from their former institutions.
h. Measure at least 1.68 metres (for male) and 1.65 metres (for female) in height.
i. Must not have been convicted by any court of law.