Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2024/2025 Application Form is Out (Apply Now)

Nigerian army DSSC recruitment 2024 form portal ( is now open. We are glad to announce to the general public that the Nigerian army recruitment board has started the 2024 recruitment for Direct Short Service Commission officers (DSSC).

The recruitment exercise starts on January 19, 2024 to February 23, 2024. it is important that you apply on time and in person.


Job Vacancies

1Officer, Directorate of Islamic Affairs
2Officer, Directorate of Chaplain Services (Protestant)
3Officer, Directorate of Chaplain Services (Roman Catholic)
4Officer, Directorate of Army Physical Training
5Officer, Directorate of Legal Service
6Officer, Directorate of Army Public Relations
7Army Band Corps Officer
8Army Finance Corps Officer
9Army Education Corps Officer
10Army Corps of Military Police Officer
11Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineer
12Army Ordinance Corps Officer
14Nursing Officer
16Medical Doctor (Non-Consultant)
17Medical Consultant
18Army Corps Officer – Supply and Transport
19Army Intelligence Corps Officer
20Army Signals Officer
21Army Engineer

Nigerian Army Recruitment Form 2024

The recruitment application found is available on portal. However, be informed that the form is free. Do not pay money to any one promising you employment.

After successfully submitting your application form, and you’re among the shortlisted candidates, you’ll be called upon for a screening exercise. This will be the last stage of the 2024 recruitment exercise.

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Requirements and Qualifications for 2024 Recruitment

If you’re looking to get recruited into the Nigerian Army, you must meet the eligibility requirements stipulated by the Nigerian Army officials. They include;

  • You must be a Nigerian citizen with a valid means of identification like International passport, permanent voter’s card, international passport or national ID card.
  • You must possess a WASSCE, GCE NECO, or NABTEB certificate with a minimum of 5 credit passes in the core subjects which are mathematics and English language.
  • If you’re applying for tradesmen/women, you must also possess an OND, Trade tests, City and Guild Certificate.
  • You must be between 18 and 26 years old as at the time of application.
  • You must not be less than 1.68m tall (male) or 1.62m (female).
  • You must also have a Higher National Diploma, bachelor or masters degree in any relevant discipline.
Age Requirement 20
Maximum Age40
Age Requirement 22
Maximum Age 26
Minimum Height (Male Candidates)1.68
Maximum Height (Female Candidates)1.62
Minimum QualificationsSecond Class – Lower Division

Recommended: Download Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment Past Question Papers


How to Apply For Nigerian Army Recruitment 2024

To successfully apply and submit your online application for the Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment exercise, follow these simple steps below;

  • Go to
  • Using your valid email address and phone number, create an account.
  • Proceed to activate your account by following the prompts you’ll receive.
  • Fill out the online application form carefully.
  • Attach/upload the required documents
  • Submit
  • Print-out your acknowledgment letter.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted through text message and mail after the selection process is done.

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About The Author: Grace Jide

Grace Jide is the Chief Editor of Recruitment Board. She is a certified HR professional and career strategist with over 13 years of experience. As a team of passionate writers and industry experts, we strive to provide you with the most valuable and up-to-date information.