Protestant Chaplains Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018/2019

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Protestant Chaplains Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018/2019

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DSSC Nigeria Army 2018/2019 recruitment requirements, recruitment list, DSSC courses, departments, and recruitment portal online application form.  Directorate of Chaplain Services (Protestant). Apply as Protestant Chaplains.
Nigerian Army – Applications are invited from eligible Nigerians for commission into Nigerian Army (NA) as Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Officers. DSSC is open to both civilians and serving military personnel. Serving military personnel sponsored by any  Services of  Nigerian Armed Forces to civil institutions shall be considered. Directorate of Chaplain Services (Protestant). Apply as Protestant Chaplains.

Protestant Chaplains Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018/2019

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


Directorate of Chaplain Services (Protestant)

Location: Nationwide


Applicants must possess  minimum of Bachelor (Second Class Lower) degree in any of the following areas:

  • Philosophy and Theology from a Protestant approved seminary, affiliated to a National Universities Commission accredited University.
  • Applicants must have good standing in the church and be also released by  Diocesan Bishop.
  • Applicants must be vetted and recommended by the NA Directorate of Chaplain Services (Protestant).

Entry Requirements

Furthermore, all applicants must satisfy the following conditions:

  • Be a Nigerian as defined in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  • Must be a male or female between the ages of 20 and 30 years, while medical consultants be not 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. These could be 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.

Protestant Chaplains Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018/2019

In addition:

  • 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 from any recognized institution of learning.
  • In 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 must possess NYSC discharge certificate or a valid exemption as the case may be, and
  • Candidates must present contact addresses and telephone numbers of parent/guardians and Next of Kin.


  • You 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 unit.
  • Candidates must not be members of any cult/society/fraternity.

Protestant Chaplains Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018/2019

Protestant Chaplains Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018/2019

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.

Protestant Chaplains Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018/2019

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.


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Protestant Chaplains Nigerian Army DSSC Recruitment 2018/2019


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