Nigeria Airforce Recruitment For Direct Short Service Cadets (DSSC) 2021

Nigeria Airforce

The Nigeria Airforce (NAF) is inviting eligible Nigerian graduates and post-graduates for enrollment into Direct Short Service (DSSC).


Requirements for the Nigeria Airforce Recruitment For Direct Short Service Cadets (DSSC)

  • The applicant must be a Nigerian.
  • Male applicants must not be less than 1.66m tall.
  • Female applicants should not be less than 1.63m tall.
  • Candidates should be between 20 and 30 years of age by 29th September (20-32 for Consultants).
  • Applicants must possess Bachelor’s Degree certification with a second class Upper division or HND with Upper credit in the below-listed fields/Courses:


  • Software.
  • Network.
  • Computer.
  • Electrical/Electronic.
  • Mechanical.
  • Satellite Communication.
  • Chemical.
  • Satellite Control.
  • Satellite Ground Station.
  • Telecommunication.
  • Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering.


  • Mass Communication.
  • Public Relations, Journalism.
  • Television and Film Production.
  • Sports.
  • Music/Instrument Technology.
  • Accounting.
  • Sociology.
  • Criminology.
  • Psychology.
  • Economics.
  • Marketing.
  • Purchasing and Supply.
  • Business Management.


  • Database/Network Administration.
  • Web Developing.
  • Network & Cyber Security.
  • IT Robotics.
  • GIS/Remote Sensing.
  • Satellite Image Analyst.
  • Data Telecommunication.
  • Intelligence and Security Studies.
  • Geography.
  • Cartography.
  • Astronomy.
  • Cosmology.
  • MET, ATCO, and Fire.
  • Statistics/Record Analyst.
  • Physical & Health.
  • Health Education & Human Kinetics.
  • Biochemistry.


  • Biology.
  • Physics.
  • Mathematics.
  • Chemistry.
  • Arts.
  • History and Languages (French, German, Russian, Mandarin, and Arabic languages).

Professions Allied to Medicine

  • Nutrition.
  • Nursing.
  • Pharmacy.
  • Biomedical Engineering.
  • Vet Medicine.
  • Dental Techs/Therapists.
  • Dietetics.
  • Medical Laboratory Science.
  • Medical Records.
  • Optometry.
  • Preventive Health.
  • Clinical Psychology.
  • Radiography.

Medical Consultants

  • General Surgeons.
  • Cardiothoracic Surgeons.
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon.
  • Physicians.Paediatricians.
  • Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
  • Anaesthetists.

Chaplaincy /Islamic Affairs

  • Theology.
  • Arabic & Islamic Studies.

Legal Studies

  • Criminal.
  • Constitutional.
  • Procurement.
  • Land and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Law.

Application Procedures For Nigeria Airforce Recruitment

  • The eligible and interested candidates should visit to apply (the application portal opens on 26th September).
  • Upon a successful online application, applicants should print out the below-listed documents:
  1. Local Government Indigeneship Form.
  2. Attestation Form.
  3. Acknowledgement Form.
  • Serving Military personnel should submit only the special attestation form filled by his/her current Unit Commander (the above 1-3 listed documents are not applicable).

Important Notice

  • Online Registration Starts on 26th July.
  • Online Registration Ends on 30th August.
  • Nigeria AirForce (NAF) online Registration and all other enrollment procedures are free, no payment is required to be made at any stage throughout the Exercise.
  • The Attestation Form must be submitted together with the signee passport photograph.
  • The signee should inscribe his name and signature on the back of his passport photograph and that of the applicant.

For further information, call Nigeria Airforce (NAF) support lines: 09064432351, 08043440802 and 09055840142 or e-mail:

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