Nigerian Army DSSC/SSC 2018/2019 Now Available For Registration

ARMY RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT !!
 Nigerian Army (DSSC & SSC) Nationwide Job Recruitment (29 Positions)
 ​Applications are invited from eligible Nigerians for commission into the as Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 24 and Short Service Combatant (SSC) Commission Course 45. The DSSC and SSC recruitment is open to both civilians and serving military personnel. Applications are invited into any of the following Corps and Services of the Nigerian Army (NA): 1.) Directorate of Islamic Affairs Requirements Applicants must possess a minimum of BA, B Ed (Second Class Lower) degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies, LLB Sharia with Diploma in Arabic from recognized Nigerian universities, Azhar University, Cairo or Saudi University. Each applicant would be required to produce testimony of excellent character from a reputable religious organization in Nigeria. Applicants must be able to speak English Language. 2.) Directorate of Chaplain Services (Roman Catholic) Location: Nationwide Requirements 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 University or Urbanian University, Rome. Applicants must have good standing in the church and be also released by a Diocesan Bishop. Applicants must be vetted and recommended by the NA Directorate of Chaplain Services (Roman Catholic). 3.) Directorate of Chaplain Services (Protestant) Requirements Applicants must possess minimum of BA (Second Class Lower) degree in Pastoral Psychology, New Testament Theology, Old Testament Theology, Pastoral Counseling and Child Evangelism 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 5 years experience in Chaplaincy work and must be vetted and recommended by the NA Directorate of Chaplain Services (Protestant). 4.) Directorate of Army Public Relations Requirements Applicants must possess a minimum of B.Sc, BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in Journalism, Printing, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Radio Operation and Performance, Graphic Design, Public Relations and Advertising. Applicants must have evidence of Membership to any Professional body in relation to media operation and journalism. 5.) Directorate of Army Physical Training Requirements Applicants must possess a minimum of Second Class Lower degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Human Kinetics, Physical and Health Education, Sports Administration (PGD), Sport Coaching, Physiotherapy or Sports Psychology. 6.) Fire Fighter Requirements B.Sc in Chemistry/Physics with NCAA approved Fire Fighting License from any reputable organization 7.) Air Traffic Controller Requirements B.Sc in Geography/Physics/Mathematics with NCAA approved Air Traffic Control License. 8.) Mechanical Engineer Requirements Minimum of B Eng or HND in Mechanical Engineering with not less than 2 years work experience. 9.) Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineer Requirements Minimum of a B.Eng or HND in Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, with other relevant trade qualification from government – approved institutions, with not less than 3 years work experience. 10.) Electrical Engineer Requirements Minimum of B Eng or HND in Electrical Electronics (Power option) with other relevant trade qualification from government – approved institutions. 11.) Clinical Psychologist Requirements Applicants must possess B.Sc in Clinical Psychology. Note : All applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license. 12.) Dental Therapist and Dental Technologist Requirements Applicants must possess a minimum of B.Sc, BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Catering and Hotel Management, Food Technology, Shipping and Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Economics or Marketing. A good working experience will be an added advantage. Note : All applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license. 13.) Pharmacist Requirements Applicants must possess Bachelor of Pharmacy and must be fully registered with the Pharmacist Council of Nigeria. Note : All applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license. 14.) Nigerian Army Ordnance Officer Requirements Applicants must possess a minimum of B.Sc, B.Engr, B.A (Second Class Lower) Degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Purchasing and Supply, Chemistry, Computer Science & Engineering, Economics, Business Administration, Ballistics, Physics, Production Engineering, Textile & Material Management, Logistics & Supply Management and Public Administration. 15.) Nurse Requirements Applicants must possess B.Sc in Nursing with full registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. 16.) Professionals, Allied to Medicine Requirements 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. 17.) Nigerian Army Finance Officer Requirements Applicants must possess a minimum of BA (Second Class Lower) degree in any of the following areas: Economics, Accountancy, and Business Administration or HND (Lower Credit) in Business and Accounts. Registration with any of the following Professional Accountancy qualification is compulsory: ICAN, ANAN, ACMA, ACCA, ACA. 18.) Army Band Officer Requirements Applicants must possess a minimum of B.A (Second Class Lower) Degree or HND (Lower Credit) or equivalent in Music with L.R.A.M and A.R.C.M. 19.) Army Officer – Military Police Requirements Applicants must possess LLB BL, and a minimum of B.Sc, BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Criminology, Sociology, Psychology. 20.) Nigerian Army Education Officer Requirements Applicants must possess a minimum of Second Class Lower Degree in any of the following areas: BSc (Ed) in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Library/Information Science and B Ed in French, Portuguese, German and English Languages. 21.) Army Signals Officer Requirements Applicants must possess a minimum of B.Sc (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Satellite Communication, Computer Science, Management Information Systems. 22.) Army Intelligence Officer Requirements Applicants must possess a minimum of B.Sc, BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Psychology, Computer Information Management, Computer Data mining, Intelligence Analysis, Forensic Science. 23.) Army Corps of Supply and Transport Requirements Applicants must possess a minimum of B.Sc, BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Catering and Hotel Management, Food Technology, Shipping and Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Economics or Marketing. A good working experience will be an added advantage. 24.) Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineer Requirements Applicants must possess a minimum of B Eng, BSc (Eng) (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Automotive, Electronics, Mechatronics, Systems, Weapon and Marine Engineering. Others are: Marine Architecture, Material Science and Computer Engineering. Such academic fields must be registered with the Nigerian Society of Engineers and Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN). 25.) Medical and Dental Consultant Applicants could belong to either of the following fields of specialization such as General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Anesthesia, Neuro Surgery, Cardiothoracic, ENT Surgeons, Physicians (Cardiologists, Endocrinologist, Nephrologists and Neurologists), Ophthalmologists as well as Obstetrics and Gynaecologists, Paediatricians and Family Physicians. 26.) General Duty Medical/Dental Officer Requirements 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. 27.) Optometrist Requirements Applicants must possess Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree and must be registered with the appropriate professional body. 28.) Army Engineer Requirements Applicants must possess a minimum of B.Sc (Eng), B Engr (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Building Engineering. Others are Architecture, Quantity/Estate/Land Surveying, Town Planning, Geology or Geographic Information Systems. 29.) Nigerian Army Short Service Combatant Commission Officers Recruitment 2019 Description Applications are invited from eligible Nigerians for commission into the Nigerian Army (NA) as Short Service Combatant (SSC) Commission Officers The SSC is open to both civilians and serving military personnel. However, only serving military personnel sponsored by any of the Services of the Nigerian Armed Forces to civil institutions shall be considered. Application Closing Date 30th November, 2018.

 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 be not more than 40 years of age by January 2019.Be medically, mentally and physically fit according to NA standards. Be recommended by at least 2 recognizable referees who must attest to the applicant’s character and integrity. These could be by 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 state of the applicant. Passport photographs of referees must be affixed to the letter of attestation. Candidates must submit a letter of Attestation from their former institutions. Measure at least 1.68m (for male) and 1.65m (for female) in height. Must not have been convicted by any court of law. Military personnel must be free from any disciplinary case (This is to be endorsed by the 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 recognized 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 the case may be. Graduates with professional qualifications must be duly registered by relevant bodies recognized by Nigerian Laws at the commencement of cadet training. Only academic credentials obtained from 2009 to date will be considered. Candidates must present 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 in tertiary academic institutions. Additionally, they must have served for a period of not less than 5 years in the unit. Candidates must not be members of any cult/society/fraternity. All female applicants are advised to seek for commission into specialist corps e.g Medical, Legal Service, Supply and Transport or Army Public Relations. Conditions Of Service Direct Short Service Commission will be granted for 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. It is based on 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 on the terms and conditions governing the Direct Short Service Commission before they are granted commission into the Nigerian Army. The reckonable period of service will be based on the date of commencement of cadet training of both civilian and military personnel entrants. N.B: Medical Consultants Officers on successful completion of military training shall be granted the rank of Major. N.B: Officer Cadets who successfully complete the military training shall be granted the rank of Lieutenant with no advantage of seniority. Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should: Follow the Application Guide below: Log on to: www.nigerianarmyms.ng to create an account. From the home page, select “DSSC Criteria”.Read the qualification criteria. Click on “Apply Online”Click on ‘Register’ to fill the registration form.On successful registration, you will receive an email notification containing your login details.Click on ‘Login’ to complete the Application Form. Ensure all required documents are uploaded:Passport photograph.Educational certificates.Evidence of membership of any professional body. Certificate of state of origin. Birth certificate or age declaration. Print Out Applicants must print out their online generated photo-slip on completion of their application. The first page is to be signed by a Court of Law while the second page is to be signed by the Local Government Chairman/Secretary or any military officer of the rank of Lieutenant Colonel or equivalent and above who hails from your state. Successful applicants would be required to present their printed photo-slips to the selection board during interview. Further Information For further information, you may call 08179269294 and 08109959294, or visit www.army.mil.ng Army Headquarters, Department of Military Secretary, Mambilla Barracks, Asokoro – Abuja

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