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The Nigerian Navy invites applications from suitably qualified Nigerians for enlistment into the Nigerian Navy through the Direct Short Service Commission DSSC Course 27 through the under-listed position below:




Nigerian Navy Entry Qualifications

B.Pharm/Doctor Pharmacy degree and full registration with the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria as well as have a current practicing license.


Doctors and Dentist

Nigerian Navy Entry Qualifications

  • MBBS, MBBCh or equivalent.
  • Must be fully registered by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria and possess a current practicing license.

Doctor of Optometry.

Nigerian Navy Entry Qualifications

  • Doctor of Optometry.
  • Must be fully registered optometrist, dispensing optician by the Optical Council of Nigeria and have a current practicing license.


Medical Laboratory Scientist


Nigerian Navy Entry Qualifications


  • 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.


Public Health Officer


Department: Medical


Entry Qualifications

  • 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.


General Information To Candidates

  • 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 Division for 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.
  • 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 not be more than 40 years by 20 February 2020.
  • 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 this website.
  • Applicants are to choose any of the following centers for the qualifying aptitude test:
  • Abuja Centre:
  • Army Day Secondary School, Mogadishu Barracks.
  • Command Day Secondary School, Lungi Barracks.
  • Bauchi Centre:
  • Command Day Secondary School, Shadawanka Barracks.
  • Owerrinta Centre:
  • Nigerian Navy Finance and Logistics College, Owerrinta, Imo State.
  • Lagos Centre:
  • Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Navy Town Ojo.
  • Navy Town Secondary School, Navy Town Ojo.
  • Port-Harcourt Centre:
  • Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Borokiri.
  • AirForce Secondary School, 115 Special Operations Group, Air Force Base.
  • 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.
  • 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

Method of Application

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  • On completion of the application form, applicants are advised to click ‘SUBMIT’ on the portal and generate the applicant’s Transaction ID. Applicants are advised to print out a copy of the ‘Application Summary’.
  • For technical support, call 08159999011 and 09018611774 between 0800 and 1700 hours only.




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