Nigerian Navy DSSC Recruitment – Apply Here

Nigerian Navy DSSC Recruitment- The Nigerian Navy Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 29 Recruitment is highly anticipated, and this blog post aims to provide valuable information regarding the upcoming recruitment process. The date for the release of the application form has been announced, we will guide you through the requirements and preparations needed for a successful application. Read on to stay informed and be ready for the Nigerian Navy through the Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 29.

Is the Nigerian Navy Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 29 Form Out?

YES, the application form for the Nigerian Navy Batch 36 Recruitment 2024 is available as at the time of writing this article. However, it is expected to commence shortly as the release date has been announced. It is crucial to stay updated and regularly visit the Nigerian Navy recruitment portal as that’s where the application form will be made accessible once released.


Nigerian Navy DSSC Departments

Candidates will be recruited to fill the following departments;


The following medical fields with requisite entry qualifications are available:


  • Medical Officers/Dental Surgeons
  • Pharmacy
  • Medical Lab Science
  • Radiographer
  • Physiotherapy
  • Optometry
  • Medical Records/Health Information Management
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Public Health Officer
  • General Nursing/Midwives
  • Social Welfare Officer/Nutritionist
  • Occupational Therapist


The following Engineering fields with requisite entry qualifications are available (B.Sc or B Eng)

  • Control Engineering.
  • Naval Architecture/Ship Design.
  • Marine Engineering (Mechanical).
  • Marine Engineering (Electrical).
  • Mechatronics Engineering.

Information and Communication Technology

The following ICT fields with requisite entry qualifications are available (B.Sc/ B.Tech/ B.Eng in Computer Science or Computer Engineering)


  • Networking and Network Administration.
  • Programming and Software Development.
  • Server and Database Administration.
  • Cyber Security.
  • Computer Forensics/Digital Investigation.
  • Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Certification in relevant fields will be an added advantage.

Legal Service

LLB and BL. LLM in International Maritime Law, International Law or Forensic Law is an added advantage.

Understanding the Nigerian Navy Application Process

To ensure a smooth Nigerian Navy Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 29 application process, it is essential to familiarize yourself with the Nigerian Navy recruitment process. The recruitment procedure typically consists of several stages, including application, shortlisting, screening, and training/employment. Stay prepared and gather all necessary documents and information required for the application.


Nigerian Navy DSSC Recruitment Aptitude Test Centres

Abuja Centres:

  • Army Day Secondary School, Mogadishu Barracks.
  • Command Day Secondary School, Lungi Barracks.

Bauchi Centre:

  • Command Day Secondary School, Shadawanka Barracks.

Owerrinta Centre:

  • Nigerian Navy College of Accounts and Finance, Owerrinta, Abia State.

Lagos Centres:

  • Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Navy Town Ojo.
  • Navy Town Secondary School, Navy Town Ojo.

Port-Harcourt Centres:

  • Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Borokiri.
  • Air Force Secondary School, 115 Special Operations Group, Air Force

Sokoto Centre:

  • Army Day Secondary School, Giginya Barracks.


Applicants are to appear for the Aptitude Test with the following:

  • Photocopies of Degree and NYSC Discharge Certificate.
  • Parent/Guardian Consent Form.
  • Acknowledgement Form.
  • Photocopies of foreign certificates (if any).
  • 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 further enquires, please call 08061100665 between 0800 and 1700 hours only.

Nigerian Navy DSSC Recruitment Requirements

  •  Applicant must be a Nigerian citizen by birth.
  • 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.
  • Applicants must possess a minimum of Second Class Upper Divisionfor holders of First degree and Upper Credit for HND holders. Computer literacy will be an added advantage in all fields.
  • Applicants must possess certificates of full registration with their respective statutory professional bodies in Nigeria.
  • Applicants who obtained credentials from foreign institutions should ensure the certificates are authenticated by the Federal Ministry of Education and copies of all certificates are to be submitted at chosen aptitude test centers.
  • 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.
  • NYSC discharge certificate or letter of exemption from NYSC is a compulsory requirement for enlistment.
  • Male applicants must not be less than 1.68 meters tall while female applicants must not be less than 1.65 meters tall.
  • Applicants should be between 22 and 28 years of age by 25 March 2024. Except Medical Officers who should not be more than 30 years.
  • Serving personnel, Soldier/Rating/Airman, and other paramilitary services personnel must obtain a letter of attestation duly signed by the heads of their units.
  • Applicants will be shortlisted for a qualifying aptitude test. The date and time of the aptitude test will be communicated via the Nigerian Navy website.

Navy DSSC Recruitment Application Date

The Nigerian Navy online registration starts on 27 December 2023 and closes 7 February 2024.



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