Nigerian Army DSSC Requirements And SSC 2022/2023

Nigerian Army DSSC/SSC Requirements. The Nigerian Army DSSC means  Direct Short Service Commission While The Nigerian Army SSC Means Short Service Combatant Commission.

The Nigerian Army Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) is a short Period of Training offered by the Nigerian Army to the Nigerian graduates who met up with the requirements Needed to become an officer of the Nigerian Army. It’s a six months Recruitment program, but sometimes it may be more than that depending on the response of the cadets to training.

While The Nigerian Army Short Service Combatant commission (SSC) is also a short period of training normally nine months which is designed by the Nigerian Army for graduates who meet up with their requirements.

As stated above, the Nigerian Army SSC the Nigerian Army DSSC and SSC have the same requirements but there is also little diffrence between DSSC and SSC

You can read about the difference between DSSC and SSC in the Nigerian Army

Nigerian Army DSSC/SSC Requirements

Nigerian Army DSSC/SSC Requirements

 1.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.
3.Be medically and physically fit.
4.Mesure 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.

To Apply for Nigerian Dssc or Ssc, visit
Then Click on Dssc or Ssc.

Note that this requirements has been the same for so long but is always updated once there is an update from the Nigerian Army.

29 thoughts on “Nigerian Army DSSC Requirements And SSC 2022/2023”

  1. Will I be shortlisted if I apply with HND Architecture, I believe my God can make way for me but d connection issues in d country is too much.

  2. What is the possible way out for one who have passed the age limit… Like one who have attained 30 years


  4. I read agriculture engineering technology HND, please advise me SSC or DSSC army which one is better for me.

  5. Evening boss. Please is there a separate application for ssc or both apply at the same period through the same portal?

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