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Selection For Direct Short Service Begins June 11 – Army

The Nigerian Army has announced that the Selection Board for Direct Short Service Commission Course 26/2022 will hold at Nigerian Army Battle Fitness Centre Falgore, Kano State from 11 – 24 June 2022.

Candidates are to visit https://recruitment.army.mil.ng for the shortlisted candidates’ list and other information.

Shortlisted candidates are to take note of the following:

a.​Candidates are to report to the Selection Board venue on 11 June 2022 with the following:
(1)​Writing materials including ruler and eraser.
(2) 2 pairs of plain white short sleeve vests.
(3) 2 pairs of navy blue shorts.
(4) Canvas shoes/trainers and white socks.
(5) Toiletries.
(6) Set of cutleries including plates and drinking cups.
(7)​Beddings to include blankets, bedspreads and pillow cases etc.
​(8)​4 copies of full size colour photographs at standing position in suit.
2.​The Selection Exercise will involve physical, medical and academic tests. There will also be an oral interview for all candidates.
3.​Candidates will be required to produce original and photocopies of the following:
a. All academic/professional certificates including testimonials, NYSC discharge or valid Exemption Certificate as applicable in a file jacket.
b.​Valid birth certificate as endorsed by the National Population Commission, hospital, Local Government Council of birth or valid age declaration.
c.​Valid certificate of state of origin.
d.​Military Identity Card (for Service personnel).
e.​Letter of recommendation by Commanding Officers/Commanders for military personnel.
f.​Letter of sponsorship in tertiary academic institution for military personnel.
g.​Printed Bank Verification Number (BVN) certificate authenticated by a bank.
h.​Completed copies of the print outs from the portal including referee forms.
4.​Candidates are to note that any alteration on their documents will render the documents invalid and eventually lead to disqualification.
5.​Candidates will be fed and accommodated for the duration of the interview.
6.​Candidates would be responsible for their transportation to and from the interview venue.
7.​The use of personal/private vehicles will not be allowed throughout the duration of the interview.
8.​Visitors will not be allowed throughout the duration of the interview.
9.​Shortlisted DSSC Candidates will report at Nigerian Army Training Area in Falgore Kano State on 11 June 2022 from 8 am. Candidates who arrive later than 9 am on 12 June 2022 will be disqualified.
10.​A high standard of discipline is expected from all candidates. Candidates who violate any instructions during the selection board would be disqualified.
11.​Direction to Falgore Nigerian Army Training Area: The Falgore Army Training Area can be accessed through 3 main approaches as follows:

​a.​From Kano – Kaduna. ​Veer off at TIGA JUNCTION straight to Falgore Training Area.
​b.​From Zaria – Kano.​After MAKARFI, turn right at KWANAR DANGORA straight to Falgore Training Area.
​c.​From Jos – Kano.​​Veer off at UNGUWAN BAWA JUNCTION, SAMINAKA, straight to Falgore Training Area.
NOTE: The Nigerian Army shall not be liable for any injuries/death recorded in the course of the selection interview.

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