Deadline: 28th of September 2019.
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 by any of the Services of the Nigerian Armed Forces to civil institutions shall be considered.
2. All applicants must satisfy the following conditions:
Be a Nigerian as defined in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Be a male or female between the ages of 23 and 28 by January 2020.
Be medically, mentally and physically fit according to NA Standards.
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.
Measure at least 1.68m (for male) and 1.65m (for female) in height.
Must not have been convicted by any court of law. Military personnel must be free from any disciplinary case (This is to be endorsed by the Commanding Officer/Commander).
Possess at least a first degree with 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.Courses of study must also be accredited at the time of study.
Possess valid birth certificate endorsed by the National Population Commission, Hospital or Local Government Council or valid age declaration.
Possess a valid certificate of state of origin.
Applicants (other than serving members of the Armed Forces) must possess NYSC discharge certificate or a valid certificate of exemption as the case may be.
Only academic credentials obtained from 2014 to date will be considered.
Candidates must present contact addresses and telephone numbers of parent/guardians and Next of Kin.
Candidates must not have any body inscriptions or tattoos.
Candidates must tender all original copies of educational certificates (primary to post-secondary).
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 in tertiary academic institutions. Additionally, they must have served for a period of not less than 5 years in the Armed Forces of Nigeria. All service personnel applicants are under obligation to declare their service status on application as required by Harmonised Terms and Conditions of Service.
Candidates must not be members of any cult/society/fraternity.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Applications are to be made online free of charge from the 9th of August 2019.
For more Information : Visit the Website for SHORT SERVICE COMBATANT COMMISSION COURSE 45/2019