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How To Join The Nigerian Air Force As A Graduate

The Nigerian Air Force is an important part of the Nigerian Military. The Nigerian Military consists of the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Navy and The Nigerian Air Force. They are also referred to as the Armed Forces of Nigeria. The Nigerian Air Force is always recruit young and capable Nigerians to join the force. Now let’s discuss on how to join the Nigerian Air Force as a graduate.

Some people join the Air Force as non gradute while some join as a graduate. The question now is how do I join the Nigerian Air Force as a graduate because the requirements for gradutes and non gradutes is different. Read on let’s explain to you how to join the Nigerian Air Force as a graduate.

How To join the Nigerian air Force As A Graduate

The Nigerian AirForce recruitment which is meant for graduates is known as DSSC which also means Direct Short Service Commission. It’s a presidential Commission just like those who went to the Nigerian Defence Academy for the period of 5 years. For those who has been following our blog, previously, we wrote about how to join the Nigerian Army as a graduate and how to join the Nigerian Navy as a graduate and all of them has the same procedure.

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Those who Join the Nigerian Air Force as a graduate are given the rank of Flying Officer and are paid about N200,000 and above. Please note that it’s just their starting salary as it will increase when they are promoted to the next rank. You can read our post on the complete salary of the Nigerian Air Force and their ranks.

Now let’s look at the qualifications and requirements you need before you can be able to join the Nigerian Air Force as a graduate.

Requirements Needed To Join The Nigerian Air Force As A Graduate

  • Be a Nigerian as defined in the constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  • You must be between the Age of 22 and 28 years at the time of applying for the recruitment. For doctors and lawyers, the age limit can reach up to 33 years.
  • You must be medically and physically fit.
  • Your hight must not be less than 1.68m for Male and 1.65m for female.
  • You must not have been convicted by any Court of Law or have any criminal record.
  • You must Posses a minimum of first of not less than second class lower division from a recognized university or HND from a recognized polytechnic and not less than lower credit
  • Apllicants less serving members of the Armed Forces must have completed their NYSC Scheme or provide a letter of exemption.
  • You must have a valid birth certificate endorsed by A hospital Court or National population commission.
  • You have to Posses a certificate of State of Origin.
  • You must be recommended by at least two recognized referees who must attest to the applicants character and Integrity.
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How To Apply For The Nigerian Air Force As A Graduate

To Apply for the Nigerian Air Force recruitment as a graduate, follow the below steps.

  1. You need to visit the Nigerian Air Force recruitment website www.recruitment.airforce.mil.ng and create an account.
  2. Fill in all the required information.
  3. Scan and upload any documents which is requested.
  4. Go through your application and make sure you all your information is correct.
  5. Submit and print out your attestation form.

Once you are done with the steps above, you don’t have anything to worry about, Only to wait for the Shortlist to come out. It is advisable to always put a valid phone number and email address as you may be contacted through that if you are Shortlisted.

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