Nigerian Army Direct Short Service Commission Recruitment 2016

 For those who are waiting for the Nigerian Army Direct Short Service Commission Recruitment 2016 should now be aware that the application is now opened to all qualified and suitable applicants. To this end, applications are invited from all suitable and qualified Nigerians for the commission into the Nigerian Army (NA) as a Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) officers.army

 Please applicants should note that the DSSC is now opened to both civilians and serving military personnel. Please all should note that Only those serving military personnel sponsored by any of the Services of the Nigerian Armed Forces to civil institutions shall be considered for the programme..
The Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Air Traffic Controller
Location: Nationwide
Corps and Services: Directorate of Army Aviation
Requirements

  • Applicants must possess BSc in Geography/Physics/Mathematics with NCAA approved Air Traffic Control License

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Location:
Nationwide
Corps and Services:
Directorate of Army Aviation
Requirements

  • Applicants must possess minimum of B.Eng or HND in Mechanical Engineering with not less than 2 years work experience.

Job Title: Electrical Engineer
Location: Nationwide
Corps and Services: Directorate of Army Aviation
Requirements

  • Applicants must possess minimum of B.Eng or HND in Electrical Electronics (Power option)

Job Title: Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineer
Location:
Nationwide
Corps and Services:
Directorate of Army Aviation
Requirements

  • Applicants must possess minimum of B.Eng or HND in Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering with not less than 3 years work experience.

Job Title: Fire Fighter
Location:
Nationwide
Corps and Services:
Directorate of Army Aviation
Requirements

  • Applicants must possess BSc in Chemistry/Physics with NCAA approved Fire Fighting License from any  reputable organization.

Job Title: Directorate of Chaplain Services (Roman Catholic)
Location: Nationwide
Requirements

  • All Applicants as it where are expected to 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.
  • Those who wants to apply, must have good standing in the church and be also released by a Diocesan Bishop.
  • All Applicants must be vetted and recommended by the NA Directorate of Chaplain Services (Roman Catholic).

Job Title: Directorate of Islamic Affair
Location: Nationwide
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.

Job Title: Directorate of Chaplain Services (Protestant)
Location: Nationwide
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).

Job Title: Directorate of Legal Service
Location: Nationwide
Requirements

  • 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 this.

Job Title: Directorate of Army Public Relation
Location: Nationwide
Requirements

  • Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc, BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in Journalism, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Radio Operation and Performance.
  • Applicants must have evidence of Membership to any Professional body in relation to media operation and journalism.

Job Title: Medical and Dental Consultant
Location:
Nationwide
Corps and Services:
Nigerian Army Medical Corps
Requirements
Applicants could belong to either of the following  fields of specialization such as General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Anaesthesia, Neuro  Surgery, Cadiothoracic, ENT Surgeons, Physicians (Cardiologists, Endocrinologist, Nephrologists  and Neurologists), Ophthalmologists as well as Obstetrics and Gynaecologists, Paediatricians  and Family Physicians.

Applicants must also consider the following criteria:

  • Must be Fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria or equivalent Postgraduate Medical College.
  • Not be more than 40 years of age.
  • Must have full registration of Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) for the undergraduate degree and additional qualification registration as appropriate.
  • Must have current MDCN licence to practice as a specialist.

Job Title: General Duty Medical/Dental Officer
Location: Nationwide
Corps and Services: Nigerian Army Medical Corps
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.

Note: All applicants for Medical Corps, are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license.

General Requirement

  • 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.

Entry Requirements
All applicants must satisfy the following conditions:

  • All applicants must Be a Nigerian as it have been defined in the Nigeria constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  •  All potential applicants must either be a male or female which should be between the ages of 24 and 29 years by October 2016.
  •  All applicants must be medically, mentally and physically insane and fit according to NA Standards which will be provided to all.
  •  Applicants must Measure at least 1.68m (for male) and 1.65m (for female) in height.
  • All potential applicants should note that no applicant that have been convicted by any court of law. Military personnel will be permitted to apply and must be free from any disciplinary case (And this is to be endorsed by the Commanding Officer/Commander).
  • Possess at least a first degree of not less than Second Class Lower Division or HND of not less than Lower Credit in the arts, sciences or humanities from any recognized institution of learning.
  • Only academic credentials obtained from 2011 to date will be considered.
  • Candidates must present contact addresses and telephone numbers of parent/guardians and Next of Kin
  •  All Candidates must not have any body inscriptions or tattoos on him.
  • Potential applicants are to tender all their original copies of educational certificates (primary to post secondary).
  • Applicants must Be recommended by at least 2 recognizable referees who must attest to the applicant’s character and integrity. Serving military personnel must be recommended by their commanding officers. Civilians could be recommended 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.
  • For the Service personnel, they 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.
  • All Candidates should note that they should not be members of any cult/society/fraternity
  • Possess valid birth certificate endorsed by the National Population Commission, Hospital or Local Government Council  or valid age declaration.
  • Applicants must Possess a valid certificate of state of origin.
  • Finally, all Applicants (less serving members of the Armed Forces) must possess NYSC discharge certificate or a valid exemption as the case may be.

The Conditions of Service
Now it should be noted that the SSC will be only granted for 10 years. Six years will be on active list renewable thereafter for a period up to 3 years.  And there will be no any form of extension  after the ninth year of commission except on conversion to Regular Combatant where applicable:

  • For the Officer cadets who might successfully have completed the military training shall be granted the rank of Second Lieutenant.
  • The Conversion to regular commission is not automatic as it has never been. The conversion will only be based on availability of vacancy and other criteria that are or will be in force from time to time.
  • Then for all graduating officer cadets, they must sign an acceptance on the terms and conditions governing the Short Service Combatant Commission before they are granted commission into the Nigerian Army.
  • Please note that the reckonable period of the service programme will be based on the date of commencement of cadet training of both the civilian and military personnel entrants.

Steps to Apply
All Interested applicants and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Start Application

Application Guide

  • Applicants should Click this link to create an account.
  • Please ensure that you Read the Qualification Criteria.
  • When you get to the Home Page, please Select SSC application.
  • When you have successfully done your registration, you will receive an email notification containing your login details. Please make sure you keep them safe.
  • Now you can Click on ‘Login’ to complete the application form.
  • Please do Ensure that all required documents are uploaded which are below.
    • Passport photograph.
    • Educational certificates.
    • Evidence of membership of any professional body.
    • Certificate of state of origin.
    • Birth certificate or age declaration

b.) Print Out

  • All Applicants should make sure print out their online generated photo-slip on completion of their application. Now you should make sure that the first page of the form is to be signed by a Court of Law and 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 are required to present their printed photo-slip to the selection board during interview

Further Information
Please if you need a further information on this, call 07046349788 and 09099170154, or visit www.army.mil.ng

Then For technical support and complaints, call the following support lines 07018447913, 08054815787 or email support@nigerianarmyms.org

Army Headquarters
Department of Military Secretary
Mambilla Barracks
Asokoro Abuja

Application Deadline  13th June, 2016.

You are very much welcomed to drop your comment on the above article.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Start Application

Application Guide

  • Click the link above to create an account.
  • Read the Qualification Criteria.
  • From the Home Page, Select SSC application.
  • 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

b.) 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 and 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 are required to present their printed photo-slip to the selection board during interview

Further Information
For further information, you may call 07046349788 and 09099170154, or visit www.army.mil.ng

For technical support and complaints, call the following support lines 07018447913, 08054815787 or email support@nigerianarmyms.org

Army Headquarters
Department of Military Secretary
Mambilla Barracks
Asokoro Abuja

Application Deadline  13th June, 2016.

 

Comments

  1. ABRAHAM BLESSING says:

    pls sir i have HND in Accounting, can i apply because i did not see it mention in the criteria.thanks

  2. ERNEST says:

    JUST WANNA KNOW WHETHER THIS POSITION IS OPEN FOR NURSES ALSO BECAUSE I DID NOT READ IT IN THE PUBLICATION. OR IS IT A MISTAKE?

  3. Diegbe Efeturi says:

    Sir, why is it that this offer is only open to sciences alone? Pls they should try and include other disciplines like office technology and management and other relevant field next time.God bless Nigeria army I love them.

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