Latest news on Nigerian army recruitment 2020 form from the official portal.

Many youths in Nigeria keep saying the same thing.

There is no job in Nigeria, education na scam!

But there are really jobs and recruitment provided by the government every year.

One of this is the Nigerian army 2020 recruitment program.


In this post, you will learn everything you need to know about this nigeria army recruitment 2020/2021 program.

The starting date, closing date, requirements and how to join the Nigerian Army are in this article.

The government has been trying so hard to curb the problem of boko haram in this country.

With the help of the army, they have trying to overcome these terrorists.

Every year, new people are being recruited into the army.

Either you want to get this job because you need money, you love Nigeria or you are unemployed, this post is for you.

Requirements For Recruitment Into The Nigerian Army

Before you can even be eligible to apply for this Nigerian army recruitment, you must have fully met the prerequisites.


Nigerian army recruitment 2020/2021

These things are needed before you can qualify to register on the Nigerian army recruitment portal.

1. Citizenship: You must be a native of this nation [Nigeria], i am not talking about just being a citizen by marriage or anything related. You should be a Nigerian by birth.

You should also have a proof of your citizenship, which is also known as the national identity card given to you by NIMC. Either the plastic or the paper slip.

2. Body Piercings: Make sure you don’t have tattoos and some type of piercings on your body.

3. Age: People less than 18 years of age are not allowed to apply. The age limit is 22 years for non-tradesmen or women and 26 years for tradesmen or women.

4. Maternity: Note that pregnant women are not allowed and don’t even try to fake it because it will get you disqualified.

5. Education: In your o level results you should have at least four credit passes in different subjects including English language as compulsory.

It must not be in more than two sittings. Waec, neco, gce and nabteb results are accepted.

6. Secret Society: Make sure that you are not a member of any secret societies in Nigeria. It can also get you disqualified.

7. Height: You know soldiers are tall right? That’s they don’t want short people in the Nigerian Army force.

If you are a man, your must be nothing less 1.68m. If you are a woman, your height should be at least 1.62m.

How To Apply For Nigerian Army Recruitment 2020/2021 Exercise

Here is the complete application process for the recruitment exercise.

1. Go to to create an account on the portal.

2. Select DSSC application.

3. After finishing your registration, you will receive an email that has the details you will use to login.

4. Login to complete the army recruitment application form.

5. Upload the required documents:

  • Passport photographs.
  • Birth certificate or declaration of age.
  • Educational certificates needed.
  • Evidence of member of any professional body.

6. Print out your photo slip after your application has been completed.

  • 1st page is to be signed by registrar of court of law.
  • 2nd page will be signed by your local government chairman or any military officer of the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and above who hails from your state.
  • You will be needed to your signed photo slip during interview.

7. If you have any problems, leave a comment below.

List of Forms and Certificates Needed

Get the certificates and forms below ready because you are going to make use of them.

  • Passport photograph.
  • Educational certificates.
  • Birth certificate or age declaration certificate.
  • Evidence of membership of any professional body.

You are also going to need to have these forms filled.

  • The recruitment application form.
  • Declaration form by your parents/guardian.
  • Local government area certification form.
  • Guarantor’s form.

Where To Get The Nigerian Army Form For Recruitment in 2020

Find any cyber cafe near you that has access to internet and also a scanner & printer.

Also Check: Nigeria Police Recruitment Process 

When the form comes out, go there and do everything.

It won’t be possible to do it directly on your phone because you will need to upload some documents.

When Will Nigeria Army Recruitment Form 2020 Be Out

It will surely be out this year (2020).

As for the time and date, it has not been declared.

But what i know is that this exercise (recruitment) occurs every year.

If you would like to know when it will start, leave a comment below.

How Much is Nigeria Army Recruitment 2020/21 Form

The registration fee is ₦0, it is totally free.

Although you will need to pay the cyber cafe man/woman.

Also Read: Nigeria Airforce Recruitment Guidelines

This is because you are to register online, upload documents and even print photo slip.

Anything else apart from that is free. Also don’t believe in people who tell you to pay in order to secure the job.

They are scammers and you shouldn’t fall for it, believe in yourself.

Nigeria Army 2020 Recruitment Closing Date [Deadline]

The deadline for Nigeria army recruitment will be announced later when the form is officially released.

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Nigerian Army Screening For 2020/2021 Recruitment

As you should know that there is going to be screening or interview after applying.

The screening date will be announced.

And when you are going for the interview/screening, take along with you the following things:

  • Primary school certificate [Original copy].
  • Certificate of birth.
  • Primary school testimonial.
  • Secondary school testimonial.
  • Form of guarantor with passport attached.
  • Trade test certificate [for tradesmen/tradeswomen only].
  • Certificate of state of origin.
  • Waec or Neco statement of result.
  • Your completed application form.

Also don’t forget to pray to God before going the venue for the screening.

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  1. Thank you sir! for the information! please get me updated through my contact or email! onec the form is out! thanks!

  2. My name is adesungboye shola
    I want to join nigeria army because of nigeria good and is my talent and my destiny

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