Nigerian Army Shortlisted Candidates (June 2024/2025) for DSSC 28 Training

The Nigerian army recruitment shortlisted candidates for (DSSC) 28 / 2024 is out. This is to inform the general public that the Nigerian Army direct short service commission course shortlist has been released.

Candidates can now check and download the list of shortlist into their phone or laptop. See more details below

Is Nigerian Army DSSC 28 Shortlist 2024 Out?

Yes, the authorities of the Nigerian army has released the long awaited list of successful candidates and it is available on the Nigeria army recruitment portal.

We are about to show you how to check if you have been shortlisted or not. All you need to do is to follow this guide accordingly to learn. Note that the enlistment is total free.

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The shortlist has been released for the various states below:

AbiaAdamawaAkwa Ibom
BenueBornoCross River
TarabaYobeZamfara & FCT

How to Check Nigerian Army Shortlist 2024

Follow the procedure listed below to check if your name is among the shortlisted applicants:

  1. Visit
  2. Sign in with your registered email and password
  3. Navigate to “Shortlisted Candidates” tab
  4. Download the shortlist
  5. Check your name

You need to visit the army recruitment portal which you registered for the recruitment. The list has been uploaded on the portal and accessible for download. Alternatively, you can click the button below to download the shortlist.

Download the list into your phone or laptop, open it with a PDF reader and search for your name. You can as well check the email you used in registering for the recruitment to see if you have received a notification from the Nigerian Army.

Be guided that checking the shortlist is totally free. Do not pay money to anyone in exchange for the shortlist.

Training Date

Successful candidates are to report for officer cadet training at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), AFAKA, Kaduna on Friday, 10 May 2024.

Important Information

1. Candidates are to report to NDA Kaduna with the following:

  • Original credentials including online printout showing his/her passport photograph(s).
  • Four copies of 5 x 7 coloured photographs in suit and in full standing position without cap/hat.
  • Two pairs each of unmarked white round neck vests and navy blue shorts (without stripes).
  • Two pairs of pure white canvas/trainers (rubber type NOT acceptable).
  • Two pairs each of unmarked maroon round neck vests and navy blue track suits (without stripes).
  • Two white shirts, one blue shirt, a black tie and a black belt.
  • Four pairs of white socks and 2 pairs of black socks.
  • Two pairs of national dress or suit and casual wears.
  • One wrist watch.
  • A pair of black laced shoes.
  • Swimming trunk
  • Two white bed sheets and pillow cases.
  • One blanket (grey or army green colour).
  • Two sets of cutlery.
  • Pressing iron.
  • Toiletries.

2. Female candidates should come along with the following items in addition:

  • One pair of black low heel cover shoe.
  • Two black lounge suits.
  • A pair of trouser suit.
  • Two black shorts (tights).

3. Serving military personnel are to come along with release letters and passes from their commanders/commanding officers.

4. Successful candidates who fail to report on the aforementioned date will forfeit their vacancies to candidates on reserve.

5. Reserve candidates are NOT to report to NDA but will be contacted in the event vacancies arise.

6. There will be no vacancy for Reserve candidates after 31st May 2024.

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About The Author: Grace Jide

Grace Jide is the Chief Editor of Recruitment Board. She is a certified HR professional and career strategist with over 13 years of experience. As a team of passionate writers and industry experts, we strive to provide you with the most valuable and up-to-date information.