Nigerian Army Recruitment 2016/2017 Portal - Download or Fill Application Form

As at the time of writing this guide, the Nigerian Army Recruitment is yet to begin. According to the to information on their website, this is to inform the general public and all interested qualified candidates that the online application for the 75 Regular Recruits Intake for both Trades/Non Tradesmen and Women will commence soon. Whenever the recruitment begins, the Nigerian Army Form will be available only on www.narecruitment.org which is the Nigerian Army e-Recruitment Portal Official Homepage. The Nigeria Army has warned that all applicants should ignore any form of scam message, SMS, emails etc from any third parties that might false-fully claim to be a helper or an agent in any form of Nigeria army associate. It was also said that the Nigerian Army reserves the right to prosecute any individual or group found to have fraudulently gained access to their website or information contained in it to defraud others.
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How to Apply for Nigerian Army Recruitment - 75 RRI Enlistment steps

  • Step 1: Create an account on the portal. You will be required to provide a valid Email Address (this will be your User Name) and a Password.
  • Step 2: Complete the Application form and Print a copy of your form. Note: You can log in to the portal at any time with your Email Address (User Name) and Password.
  • Step 3: Visit this website from dd-mm-yyyy to confirm if you have been shortlisted for the Pre-Screening Examination.
  • Step 4: Take part in the Pre-Screening Examination on dd-mm-yyyy at the centre you had chosen when completing the application form.
  • Step 5: Visit this website on dd-mm-yyyy  for the list of successful candidates for the Zonal Screening Exercise.
  • Step 6: Take part in Zonal Screening Exercise on dd-mm-yyyy at the designated Zonal Centres for your state of origin. Candidates selected at the Zonal Screening Exercise will immediately commence training at The Depot, Nigerian Army, Zaria.

ACCOUNT LOGIN  PROCESS

Visit the Official Website of the Nigerian Army on www.narecruitment.org enter the following;
  • Enter yout Username: e.g. manwoman
  • Enter your Password:  e.g. xxxxxxxxx
  • Click Login
  • Did you forget your password? The click Reset Password

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If you have decided to join the Nigerian Army, then you want to apply, Kindly read and understand the following simple guides about Nigeria army 2016/2017 Recruitment Application procedures before you commence your application

Who is eligible to Apply for the Recruitment?
  1. Applicants shall be of Nigerian origin by birth.
  2. All Applicants must attend zonal screening exercise at the designated zonal centres for their respective states.
  3. Non-Tradesmen & Women Applicants must be aged between 18 – 22 years by July 2016.
  4. Tradesmen & Women Applicants must be aged between 18 – 26 years by July 2016.
  5. Applicants must be medically, physically, and psychologically fit and must not be less than 1.65 meters tall for male and 1.56 meters for female.
  6. Applicants must be free of any Criminal conviction.
  7. Applicants must submit all duly completed form (printed from this online portal) at the screening centres during the screening exercise period.


Applicants should be aware of Recruitment Requirements
  1. Photocopies of Birth Certificate/Age Declaration.
  2. Photocopies of academic and professional Certificates.
  3. A letter of Identification signed by the identifying officer in Section F of the duly completed form (printed from this on-line portal).
  4. Applicants shall be required to produce the originals of all certificates/Credentials and Electronic Voucher or Scratch Card used to apply on this on-line portal.
  5. Any applicant suspected to have impersonated, manipulated or submitted false documents shall be disqualified during or after training. Such an applicant shall also be handed over to the Police for Prosecution.
  6. Candidates whose pictures are not submitted electronically will not be considered for shortlisting.
  7. The Nigerian Army shall not entertain any enquires in respect of applicants whose applications are rejected or failed to meet the selection criteria.

Educational requirements for entry as Non-Tradesmen/women into the Nigerian Army.

Reference - A1
Category - Non Tradesmen/Women
Qualification - 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.

CATEGORY OF TRADES MEN/WOMEN FOR NIGERIAN ARMY RECRUITMENT.

Serial - 1
Corps - Nigerian Army Engineers
Tradesmen Required - 
  • Masons/Bricklayers.
  • Carpenters.
  • Plumbers.
  • Electricians.
  • Plant Operators.
  • Refrigeration and Air Condition technicians.
  • Tillers.
  • Welders/Metal Works.
  • Painters.
  • Iron Benders.
  • Aluminium Work.

Educational Qualification - 
  • 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.

Trades Qualification
  • Government Trade Test 1.
  • Apprenticeship Certificate.
  • OND or certificate from approved Institutions.


Serial - 2
Corps - Nigerian Army Signals
Tradesmen Required - 
  • Electronic installations and maintenance.
  • Radio TV and electronic works.
  • Computer Operation and maintenance.
  • Workshop practices.
  • ICT competence in various fields.
  • Data communication and network technician.
  • Competence in VSAT installations, networking and infrastructural design.
  • Knowledge in Urban Communication System (UCS) deployment, employment and networking.
  • Surveillance technology.
  • Fibre Optics Technology.
  • Electrical technician.
  • Computer technician.
  • Proficiencies in French Language.
  • Skills in CCTV installations and networking.

Educational Qualification
  • 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.

Trades Qualification
  • OND Physics, technical field or French, Pre ND, NCE technical or french, Certificates of Remedial studies (Physics, electrical electronics). Vocational trade proficiency certificate for artisan.


Serial - 3
Corps - Nigerian Army Corps of Supply and Transport
Tradesmen Required - 
  • Caterers.
  • Drivers.
  • Boat Operators.
  • Boat Engineers.

Educational Qualification
  • 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.

Trades Qualification
  • Basic catering course.
  • Valid drivers licence with 3 years experience.
  • Basic Boat Operators/Engineering.
  • OND or certificate from approved Institutions.


Serial - 4
Corps - Nigerian Army Medical Corps
Tradesmen Required - 
  • Nursing.
  • Lab technician.
  • X-Ray technicians.
  • Dental technician.
  • Pharmacy technician.
  • Environmental technician.
  • Biomed technician.
  • Medical supply.
  • Pysiotherapy.

Educational Qualification
  • 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.

Trades Qualification
  • OND/RN/RM or certificate from approved Institutions.


Serial - 5
Corps - Nigerian Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
Tradesmen Required - 
  • Fabrication/panel beater.
  • Vehicle mechanic.
  • Radio/Electronic technician.
  • Instrument Technician.
  • Mechanical/Electronic Engineering.
  • Refrigeration & Air-Conditioner technician.
  • Upholsterers.
  • Spray painting.
  • Vulcanizing.
  • Electro-medical technician.
  • Boat technician.
  • Carpentry/Woodwork.
  • Sign Writers.
  • Blacksmiths.
  • Generator/Plant technicians.
  • Automotive Electricians.
  • Welders.
  • Automotive Electricians.

Educational Qualification
  • 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.

Trades Qualification
  • NABTEB tech Certificate.
  • Trade Test Certificate.
  • City & Guilds.
  • Graduate of technical College.
  • OND or certificate from approved Institutions.


Serial - 6
Corps - Directorate of Army Physical Training
Tradesmen Required - 
  • Sportsmen/women.
  • Sports instructors.

Educational Qualification
  • 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.

Trades Qualification
  • NABTEB tech Certificate.
  • Trade Test Certificate.
  • City & Guilds.
  • Graduate of technical College.
  • Champions in national/international sports competition.
  • OND or certificate from approved Institutions.


Serial - 7
Corps - Nigerian Army Intelligence Corps
Tradesmen Required
  • Computer Operators/technicians.
  • Language Experts.
  • Interpreters.
  • Drivers.
  • Electricians.
  • Plumbers.

Educational Qualification
  • 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.

Trades Qualification
  • NABTEB tech Certificate.
  • Trade Test Certificate.
  • City & Guilds.
  • Graduate of technical College.
  • OND or certificate from approved Institutions.


Serial - 8
Corps - Nigerian Army Education Corps
Tradesmen Required - 
  • Language teachers.
  • Educationists.
  • Library scientists.

Educational Qualification
  • 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.

Trades Qualification
  • NCE.
  • knowledge in languages like French, Arabic, Portuguese, Spanish and German.
  • Library science qualifications.
  • Teacher training certificate.
  • OND or certificate from approved Institutions.


Serial - 9
Corps - Nigerian Army Ordnance Corps
Tradesmen Required - 
  • Tailors.
  • Storemen/women.
  • Printers.
  • Bookkeepers.

Educational Qualification - 
  • 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.

Trades Qualification
  • NABTEB tech Certificate.
  • Trade Test Certificate.
  • City & Guilds.
  • Graduate of technical College.
  • OND or certificate from approved Institutions.


Serial - 10
Corps - Nigerian Army Band Corps
Tradesmen Required - 
  • Singers.
  • Song writers.
  • Instrumentalists.

Educational Qualification
  • 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.

Trades Qualification
  • NABTEB tech Certificate.
  • Trade Test Certificate.
  • City & Guilds.
  • Graduate of technical College.
  • OND or certificate from approved Institutions.


Serial - 11
Corps - Directorate of Army Public Relations
Tradesmen Required - 
  • Journalists.
  • Photographer.
  • Video Cameramen/women.
  • Video Technician.
  • Graphic designers.
  • Public address Operator/Audiography.

Educational Qualification
  • 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.

Trades Qualification
  • NABTEB tech Certificate.
  • Trade Test Certificate.
  • Photography.
  • Video camera technician.
  • Graphic design.
  • Public address operator/audiography.
  • OND Journalism or certificate from approved Institutions.


Serial - 12
Corps - Army Aviation
Tradesmen Required - 
  • Mechanical Technicians.
  • Electrical Technicians.

Educational Qualification - 
  • Possess a minimum of 5 credits in including English and Mathematics in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB.

Trades Qualification
  • Mechanical Technicians - ND in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Electrical Technicians - ND in Electrical Electronics, ND/Test Certificate in Domestic Electronics.


Serial - 13
Corps - Chaplaincy (Islamic Affairs)
Tradesmen Required - Nil
Educational Qualification - 
  • 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.

Trades Qualification - An Islamic clergy.

Serial 14
Corps - Chaplaincy (Roman Catholic)
Tradesmen Required - Nil
Educational Qualification - 
  • 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.

Trades Qualification - An Ordained Roman Catholic Priest.

Serial - 15
Corps - Chaplaincy (Protestant)
Tradesmen Required - Nil
Educational Qualification
  • 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.

Trades Qualification
  • A Christian of Protestant denomination.
  • Diploma or certificate in Theology.
  • Certificate or NCE in Christian Education.
  • SSCE/GCE or NECO with credit in English Language and CRK.


Serial - 16
Corps - Finance Corps
Tradesmen Required - Nil
Educational Qualification - 
  • 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.

Trades Qualification - Nil

Serial - 17
Corps - Military Police
Tradesmen Required - Nil
Educational Qualification -  
  • 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.

Trades Qualification - Nil

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