How to join the Nigerian Army DSSC 2022

How to join the Nigerian Army DSSC 2022
Joining the Nigerian Army DSSC Which is also Know as Direct Short Service Commission is somehow confusing to some people, but we are going to discuss it step by step on how to join the Nigerian Army DSSC and criteria needed and instructions on how to be successful.


The Nigerian Army DSSC is a short training program always organized for graduates from different Universities and Polytechnics in Nigeria. Its also the Same thing as joining the Nigerian Army as a graduate.

Nigerian Army DSSC comes out ones in a year but in some cases, it comes out 2 years after the previous recruitment. To join the Nigerian Army DSSC, you need to posses some qualities and qualifications as stated below.

Requirements To Join The Nigerian Army DSSC 2022

  1. You must be a Nigerian as defined in the constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  2. You must be between the Age of 22 and 28 Years, and for imams and pastors, not more than 30 years.
  3. Be medically and physically and mentally fit.
  4. Measure not less than 1.68m(Male),1.65m(female)
  5. Must not have been convicted by any Court of Law.
  6. Posseses a minimum of first of not less than second class lower division from a recognized university or HND from a recognized polytechnic and not less than lower credit.
  7. Apllicant Less Serving members of the Armed Forces must have completed their NYSC Scheme or provide a letter of exemption.
  8. Posseses valid birth certificate endorsed by A hospital Court or National population commission.
  9. Posseses a certificate of State of Origin.
  10. You must be recommended by at least two recognized referees who must attest to the applicants character and Integrity.

Once you have passed the below qualities, it’s very sure that you are going to be successful.

If you want to Join The Nigerian Army SSC instead of DSSC, You have to know the difference between DSSC and SSC First. CLICK HERE to read the difference between Dssc and Ssc

To Apply for the Nigerian Army DSSC please visit the Nigerian Army recruitment Portal