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Nigerian army recruitment 2018/2019: how to apply & closing date

Nigerian Army 78 RRI Recruitment 2018/2019 has started. The Nigerian Army announced this through its online recruitment portal. The commencement of 2018 Application into the Nigerian Army has started since 29 December 2017; application and registration form is online.

General Applicant Eligibility

• Applicants shall be of Nigerian origin by birth and possess National Identity card.
• Applicants must possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. Oneof the credits must be in English language.
• In addition, Tradesmen & Women Applicants must also possess OND/Trade Test/City and Guild certificate
• Non-Tradesmen & Women Applicants must be aged between 18 – 22 years by March 1, 2018.
• Tradesmen & Women Applicants must be aged between 18 – 26 years by March 1, 2018.
• Applicants must be medically, physically, and psychologically fit and must not be less than 1.68 meters tall for male and 1.62 meters tall for female.
• Applicants must print their completed online forms, attest it and submit it at the examination recruitment centres during the screening exercise period.
• Knowledge of additional Nigerian Languages other than mother tongue is an added advantage

REQUIREMENTS FOR ENTRY AS NON-TRADESMEN OR NON-TRADESWOMEN

Reference Category Qualification
A1 Non Tradesmen/Women Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ENTRY AS TRADESMEN OR TRADESWOMEN

Serial Corps Tradesmen Required Educational Qualification
1 Nigerian Army Engineers 1. Masons/Bricklayers.
2. Carpenters.
3. Plumbers.
4. Electricians.
5. Plant Operators.
6. Refrigeration and Air Condition technicians.
7. Tillers.
8. Welders/Metal Works.
9. Painters.
10. Iron Benders.
11. Aluminium Work. Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
2 Nigerian Army Signals 1. Electronic installations and maintenance.
2. Radio TV and electronic works.
3. Computer Operation and maintenance.
4. Workshop practices.
5. ICT competence in various fields.
6. Data communication and network technician.
7. Competence in VSAT installations, networking and infrastructural design.
8. Knowledge in Urban Communication System (UCS) deployment, employment and networking.
9. Surveillance technology.
10. Fibre Optics Technology.
11. Electrical technician.
12. Computer technician.
13. Proficiencies in French Language.
14. Skills in CCTV installations and networking. Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
3 Nigerian Army Corps of Supply and Transport 1. Caterers.
2. Drivers.
3. Boat Operators.
4. Boat Engineers. Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
4 Nigerian Army Medical Corps 1. Nursing.
2. Drivers.
3. X-Ray technicians.
4. Dental technician
5. Pharmacy technician.
6. Environmental technician.
7. Biomed technician.
8. Medical supply.
9. Pysiotherapy. Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
5 Nigerian Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineering 1. Fabrication/panel beater.
2. Vehicle mechanic.
3. Radio/Electronic technician.
4. Instrument Technician.
5. Mechanical/Electronic Engineering.
6. Refrigeration & Air-Conditioner technician.
7. Upholsterers.
8. Spray painting.
9. Vulcanizing.
10. Electro-medical technician.
11. Boat technician.
12. Carpentry/Woodwork.
13. Sign Writers.
14. Blacksmiths.
15. Generator/Plant technicians.
16. Automotive Electricians.
17. Welders.
18. Automtive Electricians Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
6 Directorate of Army Physical Training 1. Sportsmen/women.
2. Sports instructors. Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
7 Nigerian Army Intelligence Corps 1. Computer Operators/technicians.
2. Language Experts.
3. Interpreters.
4. Drivers.
5. Electricians.
6. Plumbers. Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
8 Nigerian Army Education Corps 1. Language teachers.
2. Educationists.
3. Library scientists. Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
9 Nigerian Army Ordnance Corps 1. Tailors
2. Storemen/Women
3. Printers
4. Book-keepers Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
10 Nigerian Army Band Corps 1. Singers.
2. Song Writers
3. Instrumentalists Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English and Music.
11 Directorate of Army Public Relations 1. Journalists.
2. Photographer.
3. Video Cameramen/women
4. Video Technician
5. Graphic Designers
6. Public Address Operator/Audiography Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
12 Army Aviation 1. Mechanical Technicians
2. Electrical Technicians Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English and Music.
13 Chaplaincy (Islamic) Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English and Music.
14 Chaplaincy (Roman Catholic) Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English and Music.
15 Chaplaincy (Protestant) Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English and Music.
16 Finance Corps Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English and Music.
17 Military Police Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English and Music.

How to apply

To apply for the Nigerian Army 78 RRI Recruitment 2018/2019;

Visit Nigerian Army recruitment portal and follow the steps bellow to apply

1. Register with a valid email address; type

2. Complete the Online Application Form
3. Print and attest documents generated – Application and Guarantor forms
4. Visit designated examination and recruitment centres with above documents

Visit the Nigeria army exam centres here

Visit the zonal centres here

Application closing date
9th February, 2018.