Nigeria Army Recruitment: How To Join The Nigerian Army

Thinking of joining the Nigerian Army? Then you are at the right information portal to guide you towards actualizing your dreams.

You probably have a couple of questions running through your mind that you will like to ask before applying to join the Nigerian military. We will answer the basic and most important of the questions in this article.

Before we proceed, it is worthy of note that The Nigerian Army  is the largest of the Nigerian Armed Forces, and has about 100,000 professional personnel.

Am I Eligible to Join the Nigerian Army?

To join the Nigerian Army, one must meet the following requirements /conditions;

i) shall be of Nigerian origin by birth.

ii) must attend zonal screening exercise at the designated zonal centres for their respective states.

iii) must be aged between 18 – 22 years at the time of Application.

iv) must be medically, physically, and psychologically fit and must not be less than 1.65 meters tall for men and 1.56 meters for women.

v) must be free of any Criminal conviction.

vi) must submit all duly completed form at the exam venue on the date of the exam.

What are the Educational requirements needed to Join The Nigerian Army?

Below is the educational requirements for entry as Non-Tradesmen/women into the Nigerian Army;

SSCE/NECO/GCE with at least 3 credits including English Language in no more than two (2) sittings.

What documents do I need to start the recruiting process?

The following are the required documents for the Nigerian Army recruitment Application;

i) Photocopies of Birth Certificate/Age Declaration.

ii) Photocopies of academic and professional Certificates.

iii) A letter of Identification signed by the identifying officer in Section F of the duly completed form (printed from the online application portal).

Applicants shall be required to produce the originals of all certificates/Credentials and Online Registration Scratch Card purchased during the screening exercise.

How Do I Apply and Register Online To Join The Nigerian Army?

Follow the steps below to Register and enroll with the Nigerian Army;

1) Buy Scratch Card from any Union Bank or Unity Bank Branch near you

2) Validate your Scratch Card Serial Number and PIN

3) Register on the Nigerian Army online application portal,

4) Login In to the portal with your User Name and Password

5) Fill in the required information, Save and Print a copy

Good luck
CampusPortalNG Team

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