Nigerian Army Recruitment 2011: Graduates – Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC)

NIGERIAN ARMY RECRUITMENT 2011 (DIRECT SHORT SERVICE COMMISSION)
1. Applications are invited from suitably qualified Nigerians for commission into the Nigerian Army (NA) as Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) officers for the following NA specialties.
CORPS AND SERVICES
2. Applications should be into any of the following Corps and Services of the NA:
a. MEDICAL CORPS.
(1) Medical Specialists. Applicants must possess MBBS degree or its equivalent and Post Graduate/Special qualifications. Preference will be given to Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, ENT Surgeons, Radiologist, Pediatricians, General Surgeons, Psychiatrists and Anesthetists.
(2) Medical Doctors. Candidates must possess MBBS or MBCHB degree registrable with Nigerian Medical and Dental Council.
(3) Dental Surgeons. Candidates must possess BDS degree registrable with Nigerian Medical and Dental Council.
(4) Pharmacists. Applicants must possess at least BSc Pharm/B Pharm and must be a member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria.
(5) Physiotherapists. Applicants must possess BSc/B Physiotherapy and must be a member of the Institute of the Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy.
(6) Medical Laboratory Scientists. Applicants must possess BSc or HND in Medical Laboratory Science and must be registered with the Institute of Medical Laboratory Science and Technology of Nigeria.
(7) Medical Image Scientists. Applicants must possess BSc in Radiography and must be registered with the appropriate professional body.
( 8 ) Clinical Psychologists. Applicants must possess MSc in Psychology and must be a registered Clinical Psychologist.
(9) Dieticians. Applicants must possess BSc Dietetics.
(10) Nursing Officers. Applicants must be registered Nurses. Applicants with BSc Nursing or other specialization will have added advantage.
(11) Bio-Medical Engineers. Applicants must possess BSc or HND in Bio-Medical Engineering and must be registered with the appropriate professional body.
(12) Optometrists. Applicants must possess BSc or HND in Optometry and must be registered with the appropriate professional body.
(13) Occupational Therapists. Applicants must possess BSc or HND in Occupational Therapy and must be registered with the appropriate professional body.
B. DIRECTORATES OF CHAPLAIN SERVICES/ISLAMIC AFFAIRS.
Christian applicants must be ordained priests with BA in Theology while Muslim applicants must possess BA in Arabic and Islamic Studies or Shariah Law. Each applicant will be required to produce testimony of excellent character by a reputable religious organization in Nigeria.
C.Education Corps. Applicants must possess BA, BSc or B.Ed degree in Mathematics, English, French, Arabic, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science or Introductory Technology.
D.Directorate of Legal Services. Applicants must possess LLB and BL and must have been called to the Bar, legal experience/court appearance will be an added advantage.
E.Band Corps. Applicants must possess HND, BSc or equivalent in Music with L.R.A.M and A.R.C.M.
F.Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Corps. Applicants must possess a minimum of first degree or HND in Electrical, Mechanical, Avionics or Production Engineering registrable with NSE and Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).
G.Engineers Corps. Applicants must possess HND, BSc or MSc degree in Architecture, Quantity/Estate/Land Surveying, Building/Structural Engineering, Geographic Information Systems or Cartography.
H.Supply and Transport Corps. Applicants must possess HND or BSc in Catering and Hotel Management. A good working experience will be an added advantage.
I.Directorate of Army Physical Training. Applicants must possess HND, BSc in Physical and Health Education.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS For Nigerian Army Direct Short Service Commission Recruitment
An applicant must fulfill the following:
a. Be a Nigerian as defined in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
b. Be male or female between the ages of 22 to 35 years for both serving personnel and civilians.
c. Be medically and physically fit.
d. Measure not less than 1.68m (for male) and 1.65m (for female) in height.
e. Must not have been convicted by any court of law.
f. Possess a minimum of first degree of not less than Second Class Lower Division from a recognized University or HND from a recognized Polytechnic of not less than Lower Credit.
g. Applicants (less serving members of the Armed Forces) must have completed the NYSC Scheme or provide proof of exemption as the case may be.
h. Graduates with registrable professional qualifications must be duly registered by relevant bodies recognized by Nigerian Laws at the commencement of cadet training.
i. Possess valid birth certificate endorsed by the National Population Commission, Hospital or Local Government Council of birth or valid age declaration.
j. Possess a valid certificate of state of origin.
k. Recommended by at least two recognizable referees who must attest to the applicant’s character and integrity. Serving military personnel must be recommended by their commanders.
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
Direct Short Service Commission will be granted for 10 years, for an initial probation period of 3 years service, renewable yearly for another period of 7 years. Direct Regular Commission may be granted on conversion after 3 years as commissioned officer.
All selected candidates will be required to undergo an initial military training.
Officer cadets who successfully complete the military training shall be granted the rank of Lieutenant with no advantage of seniority except fully registered Medical Doctors, Architects, Lawyers and holders of doctorate degree in fields relevant to individual service who will be commissioned in the same rank but with 3 months seniority.
Method Of Application For Nigerian Army Direct Short Service Commission Recruitment
The following will apply:
a. All applications are to be made online.
(1)Obtain a PIN Code from any branch of Oceanic Bank nationwide upon the payment of N2,500 Application Fee to the Cashier.
(2)Log on to www.nigerianarmyms.org
(3)Read the Qualification Criteria and select either Short Service Combatant or Direct Short Service.
(4)Enter basic details as requested alongside the PIN Code.
(5)Login to begin filling the forms and upload documents and passport.
If you have any problems, Use the Contact Us link on top.
Applicants are to complete the form online and upload all required documents stated in the general instructions. Applicants must print out their online generated photo-card on completion of their application. Successful applicants are required to present their printed photo-card to the selection board during the interview.
CLOSING DATE: Applications closes on 30 May 2011.
FURTHER INFORMATION
For further information, you may call the following lines 07061869929, 08023800632, 07030383908, 08061572286 08060294492, 09-8709668 and 09-8734009.
support lines: 01-7339334, 07026936166, 07092426991
Army Headquarters
Department of Military Secretary
Mambilla Barracks
Asokoro Abuja.

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66 COMMENTS

  1. THEY SHOULD STOP EXPLOITING THE MASSES IN THIS COUNTRY,THEY SHOULD STOP DECEIVING US WITH THEIR SO CALL RECRUITMENT.WE ARE TIRED OF BUYING SCRATCH CARD,AT THE END OF THE DAY U WILL SEE THE NAMES OF TOP RANKING OFFICERS CHILDREN.

  2. Issue of recruitment is becoming unbecoming because i’m tired of buying scratch card, it is noticed that before band of recruitment is being lifted the top officers hav already recruit their people with about 97% leaving the 3% for the public, u can imagine the percentage left for the public. Let them change from this maniac form of life , this is corruption.

  3. This is rubbish, becouse they have recruit their children esp top officers & politicians. Look at the one they did to NDLEA we have just waste our time and resources for nothing. In police also we have done it but the same problem without even interview, the IG come out and said na political error, which kind political error is new system of corruption thats why we are always back without improvement. This #2500 is it repundable bcos it’s our own not from any politician or top rankn officer

  4. Is it not time you people make the poor and creative citizen of this country benefit from all this dividends. i think it will benefit this country if we employ the credible people. so many of us are out there wasting our talent. i believe some day God Almighty will come to our aid

  5. Sir,
    I would love to become a member,pls sir my friends keep telling me if i don’t have any connection that am just wasting my time,please in anyway can you advice me on what to do.Am a graduate,of olabisi onabanjo university and served at ebonyi state @ army barracks nkwagu under the command of COL P.A EROMOSELE…

  6. pls,sir have been dreaming about becoming an army since i was a kid,tried navy didn’t work out ”this year”so i just want to clearify one thing,must i know a senior officer for me to enroll or put my faith in GOD?

  7. INSHA ALLAH
    This is my oppurtunity to display my prowess towards protecting the integrity of our great nation.

  8. i have being recieve calls from numeruios people asking me the time for the shortlisting and time for interview of which i dont know.
    pls any body with adequate information on when the shortlisting and interwiev will be made,or are we to be taken unawares since is militry.
    here is my number 08038114293.
    thanks and wishing to be informed quickly.
    God must surely see me through.AMEN

  9. an information is just reaching me that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted through EMAILS,TEXT MESSAGES and NEWSPAPER.
    just keep praying.
    after my name it will be urs in list.
    thanks

  10. Am Olawale Akeem one of d applicant 4 Dssc. Im yet to receive d in4mation about d day of interview and venue. Pls am in dark some1 shd shed ligth on it. My nuba is 08030670942. Nigerian army i’m lukn 4 favour of God 4rm u o. Don’t let my hope lost in u i dn’t know anybody in nigerian army but i know God o.

  11. my their fellow applicant on DSSC
    somany romours has been going aruond,and nobody is fully sure on when the names is going to come out.but am telling u now that it`s only shortlisted candidates will be contacted,and the shortlisting will be coming out with the names of SSCE applicants,they just finished their exams,and the exams will be marked .
    this is Nigerian army admin. numbers to call for better info.
    07061869929
    08061572286
    08060294492
    08023800632
    07030383908
    my own number 08038114293
    thanks

  12. @ oladoke damilola. its your brother ola,served im thesame place with you. am believing God for a amiracle as regards this army thing. may God help us. amen

  13. If Nigerian ARMY adopt politics into there system,is no longer army but failure group.getting people enlisted suppose to be on merit not NEPOTISM.allow people that are ready to to render selfless service not political children and save the future of this country you this people. release dssc list NOW

  14. My name is Onyimadu Augustine Ifeanyi, i am a native Orsu Local Government Area of Imo State of Nigeria….. i was born on June 28 1984, i am and OND Holder and about 1.6feet Height.
    i am very much interested to join the Nigeria Army but i needed much information’s regarding to.

    i will like you to use your good office and furnish me with information regarding to this.

    i will be very much grateful if my plea will be considered.

    await your response

    contact:

    Email: goodmanfish@yahoo.com

    Mobile Phone: 08020802408

  15. Why can’t you remember God. because i’m fedup of buying scratchcard every year. i still have interested in it because i plan to end my life there. JUST BECAUSE NO FATHER NO MOTHER N EVEN YOUNGER N ELDER ONE.PLS 08101880039

  16. JOINING THE FORCE HAS BEEN ONE OF MY PRIORITY FOR CHILDHOOD. IT IS A PITY I DO NOT HAVE A GODFATHER WHO CAN PUT ME THROUGH OR CROSS ME OVER. PLEASE SOMEONE SHOULD COME TO MY RESCUE I WILL SOON BE ABOVE THE AGE. I AM OND HOLDER.
    OTHER INFORMATION ABOUT ME WILL BE REVIEW TO THE PERSON GOD WILL APPOINT FOR ME.
    EMAIL: goodmanfish@yahoo.com
    Mobile Number: 08020802408

  17. stop decieving us u dis military personnel..u tink we fulls like u..you making fool of urself not us, it will be better if u stopp all dis bull shit that is why u are not giving people who are committed to serve their country chance to do that..u all have question to answer when u get to the Almighty have that at the back of your mind.

  18. I ajayi abiodun from the begining of my i love military, by God grace i want to apply by 2012 i know God will help me.

  19. i chibuzor lucky ikpeama i apply for 2012 Nigeria army if any one knows when they will shortlisting pls let me no am tall and good to go .i use to have an ambitious dream that i will serve my fathers land through the armed forces especially the land army.
    And i don’t think there is any army officer in Nigeria that is taller than me with God all things are possible..my phone numbers are 07035614116,or 08079608403..or pls email me on manchibu84@yahoo.com

  20. this is rubbish.if u knw nobody, u aren’t going anywer.nepotism & godfatherism is the order of the day in nigeria army. Disgusting…..

  21. nigeria army short service commission & recruitment forms on sale 2013 contact 08170061161 for special form once taking once entry

  22. good day,
    Please, i read Religion as a course in the university of Nigeria Nsukka, I just want to know if my course of study is among other course that can be recruited in the nigerian army. i need reply please

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