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Nigerian Army DSSC Course 28/2024 Selection Screening Date: What You Need to Know



Nigerian Army DSSC Course 28/2024 Selection Screening Date: What You Need to Know

The Nigerian Army has officially announced the commencement of the Direct Short Service Commission Course 28/2024 selection screening process. Aspiring candidates should mark their calendars for the screening exercise set to take place at Headquarters 2 Division Nigerian Army, Ibadan, Oyo State, on 11th March 2024.

Successful Candidates’ List Released

In a recent update, the Nigerian Army management disclosed the names of successful candidates who are to partake in the selection board screening. This critical phase in the enlistment process is scheduled to occur on 11th March 2024, starting at 8 am.

Essential Items to Bring

Candidates are required to report to the Selection Board venue with specific items to ensure a smooth screening process. These include:

  • Writing materials (ruler and eraser included)
  • Three pairs of plain white short-sleeved vests
  • Three pairs of navy blue shorts
  • Canvas shoes/trainers and white socks
  • Toiletries
  • A set of cutlery, including plates and drinking cups
  • Beddings (blankets, bedspreads, and pillowcases)
  • Four copies of full-size colored photographs in a standing position wearing a suit.

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Additional Instructions for Candidates

  1. The Selection Exercise involves physical, medical, and academic tests, along with an oral interview.
  2. Candidates must produce original and duplicate copies of academic/professional certificates, including testimonials, NYSC discharge, or a valid Exemption Certificate.
  3. Specific certificates are required for candidates seeking roles such as Chaplain or Directorate of Legal Services.
  4. Candidates need to present a valid birth certificate, certificate of state of origin, military identity card (for military personnel), and a letter of recommendation by commanding officers/commanders (military personnel only).
  5. A printed Bank Verification Number (BVN) certificate authenticated by a bank and NIN enrolment slip is mandatory.
  6. Completed copies of printouts from the DSSC portal, including referee forms, are essential.
  7. Alterations to documents will render them invalid.
  8. Candidates will be fed and accommodated throughout the Selection Board.
  9. Transportation to and from the Selection Board is the responsibility of the candidates.
  10. The use of personal/private vehicles is strictly prohibited.
  11. Visitors are not allowed during the Selection Board.
  12. Shortlisted candidates must report at Headquarters 2 Division Nigerian Army, Ibadan, Oyo State, on 11th March 2024, from 8 am – 11 am.
  13. Late arrivals after 11 am on 11th March 2024 will result in disqualification.
  14. High standards of discipline are expected from all candidates, and any violation of instructions will lead to disqualification.
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Checking Shortlisted Candidates

Applicants can verify their status as successfully shortlisted candidates by visiting the official recruitment portal.

Note on Exercise Safety

Due to the military nature of the exercise, the Nigerian Army emphasizes that it shall not be liable for any injuries or deaths recorded during the Selection Board.


As the Nigerian Army gears up for the DSSC Course 28/2024 Selection Screening, candidates are reminded to adhere strictly to the provided instructions. This is a significant step in their journey to joining the esteemed ranks of the Nigerian Army.

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FAQs: Your Questions Answered

  1. Q: Can I bring additional items not listed in the instructions?
  • A: It’s advisable to stick to the provided list to avoid complications during the screening process.
  1. Q: What if I miss the reporting time on 11th March 2024?
  • A: Late arrivals after 11 am will lead to disqualification; punctuality is crucial.
  1. Q: Are visitors allowed during the Selection Board?
  • A: No, visitors are strictly prohibited to maintain a focused environment.
  1. Q: Is there an age limit for candidates?
  • A: Candidates should provide a valid birth certificate or age declaration; ensure compliance with the specified age range.
  1. Q: How can I confirm my shortlisted status?
  • A: Visit the official recruitment portal for the most up-to-date information.

Get ready for this exciting opportunity, and best of luck to all candidates!

Chidimma Johnson is a Travel Content Manager and Writer at Dimples Online Media, paying specific attention to Travel and Finance . After achieving a BA in Political Science in 2019, Chidimma pursued her long-time desire to work in media and joined Republic World as a writer. Working closely with the top online media.