Nigerian Army Recruitment Begins: 75RRI 2016 for Trades/NonTrades Men and Women (Read Details)

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Nigerian Army Recruitment

This is to inform the general public and all interested qualified applicants that the online registration for the 75 Regular Recruits Intake for both Trades/Non Tradesmen and women will commence on 8 April 2016 and end on 21 May 2016 – Practice Nigerian Army Recruitment Aptitude Tests Online for FREE! Click Here

Method of Application:

Interested applicant are to:

  • Apply online at http://recruitment.army.mil.ng
  • Applications are free of charge
  • Applicants are to apply once. Multiple applications will be disqualified
  • On submission, applicants are to print out the completed application form which must include the following parts
    (i) Declaration and Certification by parent/guardian form
    (ii) Local Government Area Certification Form
    (iii) Police Certification Form
    (iv) Guarantor Form
  • Come along to the designated Examination and Recruitment Centers with copies of their online completed forms

Basic Qualification
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Applicants must:

  • Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credit must be in English Language.
  • In addition to above qualification, those applying as trades men/women must also possess OND/Trade Test/City and Guide Certificate. Details below (Scroll Down)
  • Be between the ages of 18-22 years for non trades men/women while trades men/women must be between the ages 18-26 years by 1st June 2016.
  • Not less than 1.65 metres for male and 1.56 metres for female applicants respectively.

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Applicant Eligibility


  • Applicants shall be of Nigerian origin by birth.
  • All Applicants must attend zonal screening exercise at the designated zonal centres for their respective states.
  • Non-Tradesmen & Women Applicants must be aged between 18 – 22 years by June 1, 2016.
  • Tradesmen & Women Applicants must be aged between 18 – 26 years by June 1, 2016.
  • 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.
  • Applicants must be free of any Criminal conviction.
  • Applicants must print their completed online forms, attest it and submit it at the screening centres during the screening exercise period.




Requirements for entry as Tradesmen or Tradeswomen

Serial Corps Tradesmen Required Educational Qualification Trades 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.
  1. Government Trade Test 1.
  2. Apprenticeship Certificate.
  3. OND or certificate from approved Institutions.
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. 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.
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.
  1. Government Trade Test 1.
  2. Apprenticeship Certificate.
  3. OND or certificate from approved Institutions.
  4. Basic catering course.
  5. Valid drivers licence with 3 years experience.
  6. Basic Boat Operators/Engineering.
  7. OND or certificate from approved Institutions.
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. OND/RN/RM or certificate from approved Institutions.
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.
  1. NABTEB tech Certificate.
  2. Trade Test Certificate.
  3. City & Guilds.
  4. Graduate of technical College.
  5. OND or certificate from approved Institutions
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.
  1. NABTEB tech Certificate.
  2. Trade Test Certificate.
  3. City & Guilds.
  4. Graduate of technical College.
  5. Champions in national/international sports competition.
  6. OND or certificate from approved Institutions
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.
  1. NABTEB tech Certificate.
  2. Trade Test Certificate.
  3. City & Guilds.
  4. Graduate of technical College.
  5. OND or certificate from approved Institutions
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.
  1. NCE
  2. knowledge in languages like French, Arabic, Portuguese, Spanish and German.
  3. Library science qualifications.
  4. Teacher training certificate
  5. OND or certificate from approved Institutions
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.
  1. NABTEB tech Certificate.
  2. Trade Test Certificate.
  3. City & Guilds.
  4. Graduate of technical College.
  5. OND or certificate from approved Institutions
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.
  1. NABTEB tech Certificate.
  2. Trade Test Certificate.
  3. City & Guilds.
  4. Graduate of technical College.
  5. OND or certificate from approved Institutions
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.
  1. NABTEB tech Certificate.
  2. Trade Test Certificate.
  3. Photography
  4. Video Camera Technician
  5. Graphic Design
  6. Public Address Operator/Audiography
  7. OND Journalism or certificate from approved institutions
  8. OND or certificate from approved Institutions
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.
  1. Mechanical Technicians – ND in Mechanical Engineering.
  2. Electrical Technicians – ND in Electrical Electronics, ND/Test Certificate in Domestic Electronics.
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.
  1. An Islamic Clergy.
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.
  1. An Ordained Roman Catholic Priest.
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.
  1. A Christian of Protestant denomination.
  2. Diploma or certificate in Theology.
  3. Certificate or NCE in Christian Education.
  4. SSCE/GCE or NECO with credit in English Language and CRK.
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.

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.

Pre-Screening Examination Centres




  • AbiaIbeku High School
  • AdamawaCommand Secondary School
  • Akwa IbomChrist The King College
  • AnambraIgwebuike Grammar School
  • BauchiGovernment Day Secondary School
  • BayelsaBishop Dimi Grammar School
  • BenueCommand Day Secondary School
  • Benue72 SF BN
  • BornoCommand Day Secondary School
  • Cross RiverCommand Children School
  • Cross RiverGodwin Alli Cantonment
  • DeltaWest End Mixed Secondary School
  • EbonyiCommand Children School
  • EdoArmy Children School
  • EdoNASEME Nichoho Barracks
  • EkitiChrist School
  • EnuguCommand Day Secondary School
  • AbujaCommand Day Secondary School
  • AbujaArmy Day Secondary School
  • GombeGovernment Secondary School
  • ImoCommand Children School
  • JigawaJigawa State Polytechinic
  • KadunaCommand Children School
  • KadunaCommand Children School
  • KadunaNigerian Army School of Artillery
  • KanoCommand Children School
  • KatsinaNatsinta Day Secondary School
  • KebbiNagari College
  • KogiCommand Children School
  • KogiKogi State University
  • KwaraCommand Children School
  • LagosCommand Day Secondary School
  • LagosOjo Cantonment
  • NassarawaGovernment Secondary School
  • NigerCommand Children School
  • OgunArmy Children School
  • OndoArmy Children School
  • OsunOshogbo Grammar School
  • OyoCommand Day Secondary School
  • PlateauCommand Children School
  • RiversCommand Children School
  • SokotoCommand Children School
  • TarabaGovernment Teachers College
  • YobeGovernment Day Secondary School
  • ZamfaraGusau Secondary School




Zonal Screening Centres

North Central Zone 1Benue

States Under Zonal Screening Centre
Benue, Nassarawa, Plateau, FCT (Abuja)


Address
Nigerian Army School of Military Engineering
Makurdi
Benue

North Central Zone 2Kwara

States Under Zonal Screening Centre
Kwara, Niger, Kogi


Address
Headquarters 22 Brigade, Nigerian Army
Ilorin
Kwara

North East Zone 1Adamawa

States Under Zonal Screening Centre
Adamawa, Taraba, Borno


Address
Headquarters 23 Brigade, Nigerian Army
Yola
Adamawa

North East Zone 2Bauchi

States Under Zonal Screening Centre
Bauchi, Yobe, Gombe


Address
Headquarters 33 Brigade, Nigerian Army
Bauchi
Bauchi

North West Zone 1Sokoto

States Under Zonal Screening Centre
Kano, Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara


Address
Headquarters 1 Brigade, Nigerian Army
Sokoto
Sokoto

North West Zone 2Kaduna

States Under Zonal Screening Centre
Jigawa, Kaduna, Katsina


Address
Headquarters 1 Division, Nigerian Army
Kaduna
Kaduna

South East Zone 1Imo

States Under Zonal Screening Centre
Abia, Imo


Address
Headquarters 34 Brigade, Nigerian Army
Owerri
Imo

South East Zone 2Enugu

States Under Zonal Screening Centre
Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu


Address
Headquarters 82 Division Garrison, Nigerian Army
Enugu
Enugu

South South Zone 1Cross Rivers

States Under Zonal Screening Centre
Akwa Ibom, Cross Rivers, Rivers


Address
Headquarters 13 Brigade, Nigerian Army
Calabar
Cross Rivers

South South Zone 2Edo

States Under Zonal Screening Centre
Bayelsa, Delta, Edo


Address
Headquarters 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army
Benin
Edo

South West Zone 1Ogun

States Under Zonal Screening Centre
Lagos, Ogun, Ondo


Address
Headquarters 35 Brigade, Nigerian Army
Abeokuta
Ogun

South West Zone 2Oyo

States Under Zonal Screening Centre
Ekiti, Osun, Oyo


Address
Headquarters 2 Division, Nigerian Army
Ibadan
Oyo

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