Nigerian Navy DSSC Course 24 recruitment 2016 – For Graduates

Nigerian Navy Invitation of Candidates for Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 24 Enlistment. Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified Nigerians for enlistment into the Nigerian Navy through the Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 24
which commences on 26 October 2016 and closes on 23 November 2016.

Applications are hereby invited
from suitably qualified Nigerians for enlistment into the Nigerian Navy
through the Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 24 in the
underlisted departments:
1.     SEAMAN
 Applicants must possess BSc/HND in Nautical Sciences. Membership of relevant professional body will be an added advantage.
Applicants must possess a
Bachelor’s degree or HND in Economics, Accounting and Business
Administration or HND in Business and Accounts. Membership of a
professional body like ICAN, ANAN, ACMA, ACCA, ACA will be an added
Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from a registered institution of theology from either of the following:
a.           Catholic Mission.
b.           Protestant Mission.
Applicants must have completed 2
years apprenticeship in Apostolic Ministry and be recommended from the
pastoral missions. In addition to qualifications required, applicants
must be of male gender and duly ordained clergy of their respective
Christian faith.
4.     EDUCATION    
 Applicants must possess B.Ed in relevant fields.  Holders of first degree with PGD in the following fields are also eligible:
 a.     Mathematics.
b.      English Language.
c.      Statistics.
d.     Physics.
e.     Chemistry.
f.      Geography.
g.     Economics.
h.     French.
j.      Computer Science.
k.     History.
Applicants must possess a BSc or HND or equivalent qualifications in the following fields: 
a.     Naval Architecture/Ship Design.
b.     Mechanical/Marine Engineering.
c.      Electrical/Electronic Engineering.
d.     Aeronautical Engineering.
Membership of
Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and Council of Registered Engineers
of Nigeria (COREN) will be an added advantage.
Applicants must
possess a BSc, BA, HND or equivalent qualification in Personnel
Management, Public Administration or Human Resource Management.
Membership of NIM and other relevant bodies is an added advantage.
Applicants must possess a BSc or HND in the following fields: 
a.     Cartography.
b.     Surveying/Geoinfomatics.
c.      Geophysics.
d.     Physical Oceanography.
Membership of NIS is an added
advantage. Applicants with BSc degree in Physics and Mathematics must
possess a Post Graduate Diploma in Land Survey to be eligible.       
8.     IMAM
Applicants must
possess BA Degree in Islamic Studies with special reference to Islamic
Jurisprudence and Theology. Diploma in Counselling Psychology will be an
added advantage. Applicants with Post Graduate Diploma in Islamic
Studies must have 5 years experience. Applicants must be able to read
and write in English Language.
Applicants must possess a BSc 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 NIPR will be an added advantage.
must possess BSc/B.Tech/B.Eng in Computer Science or Computer
Engineering. Priority will be given to candidates with relevant
qualification 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.

11.    MEDICAL
Applicants in the medical field must possess the following qualifications:

a.     Doctor/Dental Surgeons:
 MBBS, MBchB or equivalent. Must be fully registered by the Medical and
Dental Council of Nigeria and must possess a current practicing
b.     Pharmacist: B.Pharm degree and be fully registered with the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria and have a current practicing license.
c.      Radiographer: Minimum of BSc/HND in Radiography.
d.     Nursing:  B.NSc
or equivalent with post basic qualification in a nursing field. Sub
specialisations such as ICU, A&E, Theatre, Anaesthesia will be an
added advantage. 
e.     Dietician:   B.Sc or HND Dietician/Nutrition. Must be registered with Dietetics Council of Nigeria.
f.      Medical Lab Scientist:   Must
possess either a BMLS or AIMLS and its equivalent and be fully
registered with the Medical Laboratory Scientist Council of Nigeria as
well as possess a current practicing license.
g.     Physiotherapist:   Must
possess either 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.     Medical Records/Health Information Management: Minimum of BSc/ HND required.
i.      Public Health Officer:   Minimum of BSc/HND
in either Environmental Health or Community Health Information and
Education. Must be fully registered with the Environmental Health
Officers Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORCON) and possess a current
practicing license.
j.      Optometrist:   Bachelor’s
degree in Optometry or B.Optometrist.  Must be a fully registered
optometrist, dispensing optician by the Optical Council of Nigeria and
have a current practicing license.
k.     Hospital Administration:   Minimum of BSc/HND Hospital Administration required.
l.      Biomedical Engineer:    Minimum of BSc/HND in Biomedical Engineering required.
m.    Clinical Psychologist:   Minimum of BSc/HND in Clinical Psychology and Applied Psychology required.
12.    MUSIC
 Applicants must possess BA/HND in Music. Proficiency in any musical instrument will be an added advantage.
13.    SPORTS/PT
must possess BA/HND in Physical & Health Education or equivalent.
Proficiency in any physical sport will be an added advantage.
BSc/HND/B Eng in the following fields:
a.     Transport Management.
b.     Economics, Business Management or in Purchasing and Supply (PS).
c.      Architecture.
d.     Catering.
e.     Civil Engineering.
f.      Quantity Survey.
g.     Structural Engineering.
h.     Final Certificate of Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology.

Applicant must possess LLB and BL (A minimum of 2 years post qualification experience is required).

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1.     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.
2.     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
3.     Applicants must possess certificates of full registration with their respective statutory professional bodies in Nigeria.
4.     All applicants must be single.
5.     Applicants must possess NYSC discharge certificate or letter of exemption from NYSC.
6.     Male applicants must not be less than 1.70 meters tall while female applicants must not be less than 1.67 meters tall.
7.     Applicants should be
between 22 and 28 years of age by 31st December 2016 except Chaplains
and Imams who should not be more than 30 years. Those over 28 and 30 years, as applicable, need not apply.
8.     Applicants will be
shortlisted for a qualifying aptitude test.  The date, time and result
of the aptitude test will be placed on this website.
9.     Applicants are to choose any of the following centres for the qualifying aptitude test:
a.     Abuja – Command Day Secondary School, Mogadishu Barracks.
b.     Bauchi – Command Day Secondary School, Shadawanka Barracks.
c.      Owerrinta – Nigerian Navy Finance and Logistics School, Owerrinta.
d.     Lagos – Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Ojo.
e.     Port-Harcourt – Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Borokiri.
f.      Sokoto – Army Day Secondary School, Giginya Barracks.
10.    Applicants are to bring the following to the Aptitude Test Centres:
a.     Parents/Guardian Consent Form.
b.     Local Government Attestation Card.
c.      Acknowledgment Form.
d.     Photocopies of Certificates including NYSC Discharge Certificate.
11.    Please note that any
attempt to inundate the Naval Headquarters with letters from any
quarters by any applicant will be viewed as a ploy to undermine the
enlistment process and will lead to disqualification of such
applicants.  In addition, applicants are to note that the entire
enlistment process is free and they should refrain from giving money to
any individual under any guise

12.    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 08062090473 and 08033063694 between 0800 and 1700 only.

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