List of Shortlisted Candidates for Nigerian Army 78RRI Recruitment | DSSC

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List of Shortlisted Candidates for Nigerian Army 78RRI Recruitment

List of Shortlisted Candidates for Nigerian Army 78RRI Recruitment

The Nigerian Army is yet to release the List of Shortlisted Candidates for Nigerian Army 78RRI  Recruitment. The List of Shortlisted Candidates for Nigerian Army 78RRI Recruitment will be made up of the list of successful candidates who participated in the 78 Regular Recruit Intake for tradesmen/women and non-trademen/women. However, the names of shortlisted candidates for the Nigerian Army Enlistment will soon be made available online.

All shortlisted candidates will be required to come along with original and photocopies of their credentials for screening and document verification exercise. Candidates are strictly adviced NOT to make any form of payment to any individual or group of individuals to assist them in the recruitment process and those who submitted false data would be apprehended and prosecuted.

How to Check List of Shortlisted Candidates for Nigerian Army 78RRI

To check your application status, follow the steps below;

  • Visit
  • Enter your Application Number or email address in the box provided.
  • Click on Verify Status to display your result.

N/B: Shortlisted candidates should come to the Screening Centre with the following;

  • Print out of the screening Invitation Letter;
  • Print out of Application Confirmation slip with ID number;
  • Completed Referee/ Guarantor’s Form;
  • Recent Medical Certificate of Fitness obtained from a Government Hospital;
  • Originals of your Credentials;
  • A pair of White Canvas, White Short, and Vest with White Stockings.


Once the list is released for all states, the list will also be uploaded here immediately.

Note that the email you supplied during registration is the email your application status will be sent to.

Nigerian Army Successful Candidates For Direct Short Service Commission Course 24/2019

Notice to Successful Candidates

  • Successful candidates are to report at NDA (old site) with the following:
    • Original credentials including online print out that bears their passport photograph.
    • Four by 5 x 7 coloured photograph in suit and in full standing position without cap/hat.
    • Two pairs of white (unmarked) round neck vests/navy blue shorts (without stripes).
    • Two pairs of pure white canvas/trainers (rubber type NOT acceptable).
    • Two white bed sheets/pillow cases.
    • One blanket (grey or army green colour).
    • A set of cutlery.
    • National dress or suit and casual wears.
    • Serving soldiers are to come along with release letters and passes from their commanders/commanding officers.
  • Successful candidates who fail to report on the stated date will forfeit their positions.
  • Successful candidates are to check their names and general instructions at


Important Information

  • The above link also contains Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) candidates that were screened along with others in 20 Battalion Serti but were found more suitable for Short Service Combatant (SSC) commission given their young age, enthusiasm and bearing amongst others. Consequently, they are hereby offered SSC instead of DSSC. The offer is however at the discretion of the candidates if they so desire to have a combatant career in the Nigerian Army.

Note: The Nigerian Army shall not be liable for any injuries/death recorded in the course of the selection interview.

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