Nigerian Navy DSSC (2024) Form: Positions, Requirements -


Nigerian Navy DSSC (2024) Form: Positions, Requirements

Nigerian Navy DSSC application exercise


  1. The Chief of the Naval Staff presents his compliments to the Honourable Chairman Senate Committee on Navy and is pleased to inform the   Chairman that the Nigerian Navy Special Enlistment Exercise for Direct Chairman that the Nigerian Navy Special Enlistment Exercise for Direct Short Service Commission Course 29 is scheduled to commence from December 2023 - May 2024
  2. The Chairman is also informed that online registration is free and will commence from 27 December 2023 to 7 February 2024. Accordingly, advertisements would be placed in 3 national newspapers (Sun, Daily Trust and Vanguard) on 18 December 2023. Details newspapers (Sun, Daily Trust and Vanguard) on 18 December 2023. Details concerning the Special Enlistment Exercise can be obtained from the Nigerian Navy website which will be opened on 27 December 2023.
  3. Arising from the forgoing, I am to most respectfully request the Arising from the forgoing, I am to most respectfully request the Honourable Chairman to disseminate this information to Members House Committee on Navy, Principals officers and other members of the House for   the awareness of their respective constituencies the awareness of their respective constituencies.
  4. Please accept the assurances of the highest esteem and warmest regards of the Chief of the Naval Staff.

1. Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified Nigerians for enlistment into the Nigerian Navy through the Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 29 Online registration starts on 27 December 2023 and closes on 7 February 2024The departments and entry requirements are listed below.

2. Seaman: BSc/HND in the following disciplines:
a. Nautical Sciences.
b. Criminology.
c. Psychology.
d. Sociology.
e. Forensic Sciences.

Membership of relevant professional bodies will be an added advantage.

3. Accounts and Budget: Bachelor’s degree or HND in Accounting/Banking and Finance. Membership of professional bodies like ICAN, ANAN, ACMA, ACCA, ACA will be an added advantage.

4. Chaplain: Bachelor’s Degree in Theology from a registered institution of theology from either of the following:
a. Catholic Mission.
b. Protestant Mission.

Applicants must have completed 2 years of apprenticeship in Apostolic Ministry and be recommended from pastoral missions. In addition to qualifications required, applicants must be of male gender and duly ordained clergy of their respective Christian faith.

5. Education: Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)/ B.Sc Ed in relevant fields. Holders of first degree with PGD Education in the following fields are also eligible:
a. English Language.
b. Mathematics.
c. Physics.
d. Chemistry.
e. Biology.
f. History.
g. Library Science (B.Sc).
h. Computer Science.
i. Guidance and Counseling.
j. French Language.
k. Chinese Language.
l. Arabic Language.
6. Engineering: B.Sc or B Eng qualifications in the following fields:
a. Naval Architecture/Ship Design.
b. Mechanical/Marine Engineering.
c. Electrical/Electronic Engineering.
d. Aircraft Engineering/Aeronautical Engineering.

Membership of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria (COREN) will be an added advantage.

7. Human Resource Management: B.Sc, BA, HND or equivalent qualification in:
a. Human Resources Management.
b. Personnel Management.
c. Public Administration.

Membership of the National Institute of Management and other relevant bodies will be an added advantage.

8. Hydrography: B.Sc or HND in the following fields:
a. Cartography.
b. Surveying/Geoinformatics.
c. Geophysics.
d. Physical Oceanography.
e. Geology.

Membership of the National Institute of Statistics or proficiency in Computer Programming/Data Analysis would be an added advantage. Applicants with B.Sc degree in Physics and Mathematics must possess a Post Graduate Diploma in Land Survey to be eligible.

9. Imam: BA/MA in Islamic Studies in the following:
a. Islamic Studies (Qira’at).
b. Islamic Studies (Hadith).
c. Islamic Studies (Jurisprudence).
d. Islamic Studies (Theology).

A diploma in Counseling Psychology will be an added advantage.

10. Information: B.Sc or HND in the following fields:
a. Mass Communication.
b. Journalism.
c. Public Relations.
d. Printing Technology.
e. Cinematography.
f. Television Production.
g. Computer Technology (Desktop Publishing).

Membership of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations will be an added advantage.

11. Information and Communication Technology: B.Sc/B.Tech/ B.Eng in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. Priority will be given to candidates with relevant qualifications in:
a. Website Development and Management.
b. Networking and Network Administration.
c. Programming Multimedia and Software Development.
d. Server and Database Administration.
e. Information and Cyber Security.

Certification in relevant fields will be an added advantage.

12. Medical: The following medical fields with requisite entry qualifications are available:
a. Consultants: Must be a fellow of National Postgraduate Medical College or West Africa College of Physicians or Surgeons. Must possess a current practicing license of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. The candidate’s age limit is 40 years by 7 January 2024.
b. General Doctors/Dental Surgeons: MBBS, MBBCh or equivalent. Must be fully registered by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria and possess a current practicing license.
c. Pharmacy: B.Pharm/Doctor Pharmacy degree and full registration with the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria as well as have a current practicing license.
d. Medical Lab Science: Either a BMLS or AIMLS/equivalent and be fully registered with the Medical Laboratory Scientist Council of Nigeria as well as possess a current practicing license.
e. Dental Therapist: HND Dental Therapy must possess a current professional practicing license.
f. Radiographer: Minimum of BSc/HND in Radiography with a current practicing license.
g. Physiotherapy: B. Physiotherapy or BMR (Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation). Must be registered with the Medical Rehabilitation Therapist Registration Board of Nigeria (MRTB) and possess a current practicing license.
h. Optometry: Doctor of Optometry. Must be a fully registered optometrist, dispensing optician by the Optical Council of Nigeria, and have a current practicing license.
i. Medical Records/Health Information Management:
Minimum of BSc/HND required with a current practicing license.
j. Dietician: B.Sc or HND Dietician/Nutrition. Must be registered with the Dietetics Council of Nigeria with a current practicing license.
k. Clinical Psychology: BSc/HND in Clinical Psychology and Applied Psychology, with a current practicing license.
l. Biomedical Engineer: BSc/HND in Biomedical Engineering with a current practicing license.
m. Public Health Officer: BSc/HND in either Environmental Health or Community Health Information and Education. Must be fully registered with the Environmental Health Officers Registrations Council of Nigeria (EHORCON) and possess a current practicing license.
n. General Nursing/Midwives: B.NSc RN/RM with a current practicing license. Post basic qualification in any of the following fields will be an added advantage:
(1) Accident and Emergency Nurse.
(2) Intensive Care Unit Nurse.
(3) Peri-Operative Nurse.
(4) Ophthalmic Nurse.
(5) Dialysis/Renal Nurse.
m. Hospital Administration: BSc/HND Hospital Administration with a current practicing license.

13. Music: BA/HND in Music. Proficiency in any musical instrument will be an added advantage.

14. Sports/PT: BA/HND in Physical & Health Education or Human Kinetics and Health Education. Proficiency in any physical sport will be an added advantage.

15. Logistics: BSc/HND/B Eng in the following fields:
a. Transport Management.
b. Economics, Business Management or Marketing.
c. Architecture.
d. Catering/Hospitality Management.
e. Civil Engineering.
f. Quantity Survey.
g. Structural Engineering.
h. Estate Surveyor and Valuers.
i. Final Certificate of Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology.

16. Legal Service: LLB and BL (Call to Bar Certificate and a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience required). LLM in International Maritime Law, International Law or Forensic Law is an added advantage.

1. Applicants must be a Nigerian Citizen by birth.
2. Applicants are warned against giving false information or tendering fake certificates. Any false information or fake certificates discovered at any stage will lead to disqualification and subsequent prosecution of the applicant.
3. Applicants must possess a minimum of Second Class Upper Division for holders of First degree and Upper Credit for HND holders. Computer literacy will be an added advantage in all fields.
4. Applicants must possess certificates of full registration with their respective statutory professional bodies in Nigeria.
5. Applicants who obtained credentials from foreign institutions should ensure the certificates are authenticated by the Federal Ministry of Education and copies of the certificates are to be submitted at chosen aptitude test centers.
6. All applicants must present O’level West African Examination Certificate (WAEC), in addition to any other results such as NECO. Credit in Mathematics and English is compulsory.
7. NYSC discharge certificate or letter of exemption from NYSC is a compulsory requirement for enlistment.
8. Male applicants must not be less than 1.68 meters tall while female applicants must not be less than 1.65 meters tall.
9. Applicants should be between 22 and 28 years of age by 7 January 2024. Except for Chaplains/Imams and Medical Consultants who should not be more than 30 years and 40 years respectively.
10. Serving personnel, Soldier/Rating/Airman, and other paramilitary services personnel must obtain a letter of attestation duly signed by the
heads of their units.
11. Applicants will be shortlisted for a qualifying aptitude test. The date and time of the aptitude test will be communicated via this website.
12. Applicants are to choose any of the following centers for the qualifying aptitude test:
a. Abuja Centre:
(1) Army Day Secondary School, Mogadishu Barracks.
(2) Command Day Secondary School, Lungi Barracks.

b. Bauchi Centre:
Command Day Secondary School, Shadawanka Barracks.

c. Owerrinta Centre:
Nigerian Navy Finance and Logistics College, Owerrinta, Imo State.

d. Lagos Centre:
(1) Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Navy Town Ojo.
(2) Navy Town Secondary School, Navy Town Ojo.

e. Port-Harcourt Centre:
(1) Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Borokiri.
(2) Air Force Secondary School, 115 Special Operations Group, Air Force

f. Sokoto Centre:
Army Day Secondary School, Giginya Barracks.

13. Applicants are to appear for the Aptitude Test with the following:
a. Photocopies of Degree and NYSC Discharge Certificate.
b. Parent/Guardian Consent Form.
c. Acknowledgment Form.

14. Applicants are to note that the entire enlistment process is free of charge and they should refrain from giving money to any individual under any guise.

15. On completion of the application form, applicants are advised to click ‘SUBMIT’ on the portal to generate the applicant’s Transaction ID. Applicants are thereafter advised to print out a copy of the ‘Application Summary’. For technical support, call08119910567 and ………………………. between 0800 and 1700 hours only.

Ready to apply? Visit the application portal for Nigerian Navy DSSC positions.

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  1. Please is it true that the closing date has been postpone????

    1. Can two combination nof waec work?
      And I did some a mistake in one of the waec my date of birth what can I do?

    2. You can combine if your course is not affected by one sitting only. Get that explanation in the post below.

      If you make mistake in your WAEC date of birth, visit the nearest WAEC office for help. Read more through the link below too.

  2. Hello Mr.Techie
    Don't know if u'r aware that some applicants for the navy DSSC 28 are having difficulty in submitting their applications online after they hv completely filled every necessary information needed on the recruitment portal.
    Would b glad if u can help in any way, thank u.

    1. I'm not sure this issue is general. The website has been responding well since the beginning of the current application. In case you're handling things during the day, try the night. If the issue persists, use the service of a café that has long track of application experience.

    2. Please I am having difficulty in submitting my application and had to use another email but still the same there anything else I can do?

  3. Is the Nigerian Navy dssc course 28 date for aptitude test/ screening out yet ?

    1. Not at the time of this response. Always check the latest updates on the official website:

  4. Please I was shortlisted to write the dssc aptitude test but I misplaced the application form ,I kindly request on how I can get it back alternatively or what I'm to do before the exam date which is Nov 7 thanks

  5. Please i have been shortlisted for the aptitude test on Nov 7TH.but yet to print out my Guardian/Parents consent form because i can't login on the site.
    Please i need urgent assistance to enable me print the form before the test. thanks.

    1. If you can't log in, there is no way I can help. I'm sorry. If you find another applicants, you can edit his scanned document for yours.

    2. Please if I scanned and edits another applicant documents,won't it affects me or give me problem later.because I can't log in to the site to print,but I have written the aptitude test.

    3. It won't if you get the work perfected for the purpose of the screening. For the final list, you don't need to log into your account. Names will be published in the dailies or the website.

  6. how does the consent form look like

    1. Check the printout you have with you. Or find someone who has the form printed.

  7. Good morning. Please do you have an idea when the form for dssc this year (2021) will be released?

  8. PlsPle can a apply in the same position listed for

    1. The requirements for each post are already in the post.

  9. Which bank is DSSC NIGERIAN NAVY using for their registration

  10. Is DSSC application done online? And what's the portal


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