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Nigerian Army DSSC & SSCC 2020 Application Ongoing
Posted by Jheimz Ubong
Date Posted: August 20, 2020, 3:34 pm

The Nigerian Army has opened its portal for the 2020 Direct Short Servicee Commission (DSSC)  and Short Service Combatant Commission (SSCC). This was announced on the official Facebook Page of the force.

The NA is inviting interested and qualified Nigerian by birth to the online registration which commences immediately. 



  • Applicants MUST be Nigerian citizen by birth.
  • Height of 1.68m and above for male and 1.65m for female
  • Applicants MUST be medically and physically fit
  • Applicants MUST be free of any criminal conviction(s) from court of law
  • Applicants within the ages of 23 and 27 by January 2021
  • Applicant MUST have a valid birth certificate endorsed by National Population Commission, Hospital or Local Government Council or valid age declaration
  • Applicants MUST have at least first degree and not less than Second Class Lower Division or HND at not less than Lower Credit for arts, sciences or humanities from accredited institution of learning
  • Applicants must submit Letter of Attestation from their former institutions
  • Applicants MUST not have Tattoos on their skin
  • Applicants MUST have finished NYSC, with NYSC discharge certificate or a valid certificate of exemption. 
  • Candidates must not be members of any cult/secret society/fraternity.

Click here to Download DSSC and SSC Recruitment Past Questions and Answers



  1. Interested and qualified Applicants are to visit and choose SSC or DSSC option from the page.
  2. Applicants should choose their preferred course and apply
  3. Applicants should fill the online forms and upload the following documents:
    • Passport photograph
    • Educational Certificates
    • Certificate of State of Origin
    • Birth Certificate or Age declaration
  4. Applicants must print out their online generated photo-slip after completion of application
  5. .A Registrar of any Court of Law MUST sign on the first page
  6. The applicants Local Government Chairman/Secretary or any military officer of the rank of Lieutenant Colonel or its equivalent and above (native of the applicant's state of origin) MUST sign on the second page


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


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