Nigerian Army Recruitment 2020 for SSC 47 & DSSC 26 – ims.army.mil.ng

Nigerian Army Recruitment 2020 for SSC 47 & DSSC 26 – ims.army.mil.ng: The Nigerian Army Recruitment Portal is now accepting applications from suitably qualified candidates for the ongoing SSC 47 and DSSC 26 recruitment application exercise 2020.

The Nigerian Army SSC 47 and DSSC 26 recruitment application is currently ongoing. Applications are invited from eligible Nigerians for commission into the Nigerian Army (NA) as Short Service Combatant Commission Officer (SSC 47/2021) and Direct Short Service Commission Course (DSSC 26/2021).

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Nigerian Army Recruitment 2020 for SSC 47 & DSSC 26 – ims.army.mil.ng.

Nigerian Army Short Service Combatant Commission Course Recruitment (SSC 47 / 2021): Do you want to apply for the NA DSSC 26 recruitment 2020 or the NA SSC 47 recruitment form 2020? This guide will show you the necessary information you need to get started. Continue reading to find out how to apply.

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The Nigerian Army is the largest component of the Nigerian Armed Forces, and is responsible for land warfare operations. It is governed by the Nigerian Army Council.

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Nigerian Army Direct Short Service Commission Course 26/2021.

Applications are invited from eligible Nigerians for commission into the Nigerian Army (NA) as Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) officers. The DSSC is open to both civilians and serving military personnel. Only serving military personnel sponsored to civil institutions by any of the Services of the Nigerian Armed Forces shall be considered.

The Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) is a type of commission in the Nigerian Army which is open to both civilians and serving military personnel. The training provides the avenue for the enlistment of degree holders who are professionals in specified fields. Training period for this type of commission is usually 6 months of intensive military training and successful candidates are commissioned as Lieutenant.

Short Service Combatant Commission Officer 47/2021

The Short Service Commission (SSC) is a type of commission in the Nigerian Army which is open to both civilians and serving military personnel. The Course provides the avenue for the enlistment of degree holders who desire to the join the officers rank of the Nigerian Army as Combatant. Training period for this type of commission is usually 9 months of intensive military training and successful candidates are commissioned into the rank of Second Lieutenant.

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 to civil institutions by any of the Services of the Armed Forces shall be considered.

Entry Requirements for Nigerian Army Recruitment 2020 for SSC 47 & DSSC 26.

All applicants must satisfy the following conditions:

  1. a. Be a Nigerian as defined in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  2. b. 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 2021.
  3. c. Be medically, mentally and physically fit according to NA standards.
  4. d. Be recommended and attested to his/her good character by at least 2 recognizable referees who is either 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 applicant’s state of origin. Passport photographs of referees must be affixed to the letter of attestation.
  5. e. Applicants must submit a letter of Attestation from their former institutions.
  6. f. Measure in height at least 1.68m (for male) and 1.65m (for female).
  7. g. Must Not have been convicted by any court of law. Military personnel applying must be free from any disciplinary case and endorsed by the applicant’s Commanding Officer/Commander.
  8. h. Possess at least a first degree with not less than Second Class Lower Division or HND of not less than Lower Credit from any accredited institution of learning.
  9. i. Possess valid birth certificate endorsed by the National Population Commission, Hospital or Local Government Council or valid age declaration.
  10. j. Possess a valid certificate of state of origin.
  11. k. Applicants must possess NYSC discharge certificate or a valid exemption as appropriate.
  12. l. Graduates with professional qualifications must be duly registered by relevant regulating bodies recognized by Nigerian Laws at the commencement of cadet training.
  13. m. Only post secondary academic credentials obtained from 2011 to date will be considered.
  14. n. Applicants must present valid contact addresses and telephone numbers of parent/guardians and Next of Kin.
  15. o. Candidates must not have any body inscriptions or tattoos.
  16. p. Candidates must tender all original copies of educational certificates (primary to post secondary).
  17. q. 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 to tertiary academic institutions. Additionally, they must have served for a period of not less than 5 years in the unit.
  18. r. Candidates must not belong to any cult/society/fraternity.
  19. s. All female applicants are advised to seek commission into specialist corps like Medical, Legal Service, Supply and Transport or Army Public Relations.

 

Statutory Requirements for NA SSC 47 & DSSC 26 Recruitment Form.

Direct Short Service Commission Course.

Minimium Age
20
Maximium Age
30
Minimium Height
1.65
Minimium Grade
Second Class – Lower Division
Application Period
19 Aug 20 – 29 Sep 20

 

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

Direct Short Service Commission will be granted for a total of 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.

  1. a. Conversion to Direct Regular Commission is not automatic but based on application by an eligible commissioned officer. It is however based on availability of vacancy and other criteria that are or will be in force from time to time.
  2. b. All graduating officer cadets must sign an acceptance of the terms and conditions governing the Direct Short Service Commission before they are granted commission into the Nigerian Army.
  3. c. The reckonable period of service for civilians who become commissioned officers will be based on the date of commencement of cadet training while that of military personnel applicants would be date of enlistment.
  4. d. Medical Consultant Officers on successful completion of military training shall be granted the rank of Major.
  5. e. Officer cadets who successfully complete the military training shall be granted the rank of Lieutenant with seniority effective date of commission except for medical consultants.

Short Service Combatant Commission Officer (SSC 47/2021).

Minimium Age
23
Maximium Age
27
Minimium Height
1.65
Minimium Grade
Second Class – Lower Division
Application Period
19 Aug 20 – 29 Sep 20

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

SSC will be granted for 15 years.Ten years will be on active list renewable thereafter for a period not more than 5 years. No extension shall be granted after the fifteenth year of commission except on conversion to regular combatant commission where applicable.

  1. a. Officer cadets who successfully complete the military training shall be granted the rank of second lieutenant with seniority effective date of commencement of cadet training.
  2. b. Conversion to regular combatant 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.
  3. c. All graduating officer cadets must sign an acceptance of the terms and conditions governing the Short Service Combatant Commission before they are granted commission into the Nigerian Army.
  4. d. The reckonable period of service for civilians who become commissioned officers will be based on the date of commencement of cadet training while that of military personnel applicants would be effective date of enlistment.

 

How to Apply for Nigerian Army SSC 47 & DSSC 26 Recruitment 2020

METHOD OF APPLICATION

4. Applications are to be made online free of charge from 18 August 2020 to 29 September2020.

  1. a. How to apply:
  2.  (1)  Go online and visit Nigerian Army web page at recruitment at https://recruitment.army.mil.ng/ and choose SSC or DSSC option from the page.
  3.  (2)  You will be redirected to the page where you can read the qualification criteria for the ongoing SSC and DSSC courses.
  4.  (3)  Click on the “Apply Now” button for the SSC or DSSC as per your qualification.
  5.  (4)  At the prompt, you will be required to select if you are serving/have served in the Armed Forces of Nigeria, choose the appropriate option and proceed.
  6.  (5)  If you do not have an account click on “Sign Up” (a verification will be sent to you email) or enter you login details and log in.
  7.  (6)  Fill out the form and ensure all required documents listed below are uploaded:
  8.     (a) Passport photograph.
  9.     (b) Educational certificates.
  10.     (c) Evidence of membership of any professional body.
  11.     (d) Certificate of state of origin.
  12.     (e) Birth certificate or age declaration.
  13.  (7)   For DSSC applicants, note that the qualification selections available to you are dependent on the preferred corps selected.
  14. 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 the Registrar of any Court of Law while the second page is to be signed by the applicants’ Local Government Chairman/Secretary or any military officer of the rank of Lieutenant Colonel or equivalent and above who hails from an applicant’s state of origin. Successful applicants would be required to take a written examination at selected examination centres selected by applicants or assigned as appropriate. Successful candidates would also present their printedphoto-slips at Examination Centres and subsequently to the Selection Board during interview. 

CLOSING DATE

5. All applications must be submitted not later than 29 September 2020.


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