Mechanical Engineer Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018

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Mechanical Engineer Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018

Mechanical Engineer Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018 – This is  all about
DSSC Nigeria Army 2018/2019 recruitment requirements, recruitment list, DSSC courses, departments, and recruitment portal online application form.  Mechanical Engineer @ Directorate Army Aviation.

Nigerian Army – Applications are invited from eligible Nigerians for commission into Nigerian Army (NA) as Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Officers.  Civilians and serving military personnel can apply. Serving military personnel sponsored by any  Services of  Nigerian Armed Forces to civil institutions shall be considered. Mechanical Engineer @ Directorate Army Aviation.

Mechanical Engineer Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018

Consequently, applications re invited into  Corps and Services of  Nigerian Army (NA) below:


 Mechanical Engineer
Location: Nationwide
Directorate: Army Aviation


  • Minimum of B Eng or HND in Mechanical Engineering with not less than 2 years work experience.

Entry Requirements

Furthermore, all applicants must satisfy the following conditions:

  • A Nigerian as defined in constitution of  Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  • Must be  male or female between  ages  20 and 30 years, while medical consultants must not be more than 40 years of age by January 2019.
  • Must be medically, mentally and physically fit according to NA standards, and
  •  2 recognizable referees  must attest to  applicant’s character and integrity. Local Government Chairman/Secretary or  officer of  Armed Forces not below the rank of  Lieutenant Colonel and equivalent or  Assistant Commissioner of Police and above who must hail from  state of  applicant can do this.  Passport photographs of referees must be affixed to  attestation letter.

Mechanical Engineer Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018

In addition:

  • You must submit  letter of Attestation from your former institutions.
  • Again, you must 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  disciplinary case (This is to be endorsed by  Commanding Officer/Commander).
  • A minimum of  first degree with not less than Second Class Lower Division or HND of not less than Lower Credit from any recognized institution of learning.
  • Valid birth certificate endorsed by the National Population Commission, Hospital or Local Government Council or valid age declaration.
  • Valid certificate of state of origin.
  • NYSC discharge certificate or  valid exemption as the case may be is essential, and
  • Must present contact addresses and telephone numbers of parent/guardians and Next of Kin.


  • You must not have any body inscriptions or tattoos.
  • You must tender  original copies of educational certificates (primary to post secondary).
  • Service personnel must present valid military identity cards and letters of recommendations by  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 unit, and
  • You must not be members of any cult/society/fraternity.


Mechanical Engineer Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018

Mechanical Engineer Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018

Conditions Of Service:

As a matter of fact;

  • Conversion to Direct Regular Commission is not automatic  but is based on availability of vacancy and other criteria that are or will be in force from time to time.
  • The reckonable period of service will be based on the date of commencement of cadet training of both civilian and military personnel entrants.


Application Closing Date
30th November, 2018.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Start Application
Follow the Application Guide below:

  • Log on to: to create an account.
  • From the home page, select “DSSC Criteria”.
  • Read the qualification criteria.
  • Click on “Apply Online”
  • Click on ‘Register’ to fill the registration form.
  • On successful registration, you will receive an email notification containing your login details.
  • Click on ‘Login’ to complete the Application Form.
  • Upload all required documents:
    • Passport photograph.
    • Educational certificates.
    • Evidence of membership of any professional body.
    • Certificate of state of origin.
    • Birth certificate or age declaration.

Mechanical Engineer Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018

Finally, Print Out:

  • Print out your online generated photo-slip on completion of application.
  • Court of Law will sign the first page  while  Local Government Chairman/Secretary or any military officer of  rank of Lieutenant Colonel or equivalent and above who hails from your state will sign the second page.
  • Printed photo-slips.

Further Information
For further information, you may call 08179269294 and 08109959294, or visit
Army Headquarters,
Department of Military Secretary,
Mambilla Barracks,
Asokoro – Abuja.

Mechanical Engineer Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018


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What Next?

The next thing is to share this publication to your contacts. This is the long awaited  Nigeria Army recruitment for 2018 that may stretche into 2019. For as many as has been asking about this, especially those who missed out in the last recruitment exercise, this is another opportunity. You can apply now.
Please share to reach others.


Deacon Anekperechi Nworgu, a seasoned economist who transitioned into a chartered accountant, auditor, tax practitioner, and business consultant, brings with him a wealth of industry expertise spanning over 37 years.

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