How to apply for the Nigerian Air force DSSC programme

How to apply for the Nigerian Air force DSSC programme

Just like the Nigerian navy dssc programme, the Nigerian Air force also has its own DSSC programme. Similar to its counterpart, this is only open to BSc and HND holders with a keen interest in serving in the air force. This is a new year and the form for the Nigerian Air force DSSC 2019 will soon be out. So in this post, we will be telling you everything you need to know about the application process.


  • All applicants must be a citizen of Nigeria.
  • Male applicants must not be less than 1.66 meters tall and female applicants must not be less than 1.63 meters tall.
  • All applicants must be between the age of 22 to 30 years at the point of registration
  • All applicants must have HND or BSC degree in courses listed on the portal.
  • Applicant must be mentally, physically and medically fit


In order to be qualified, applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree with second class Upper division or HND with Upper credit in the following fields:

  • Accounting, Sociology, Criminology, Psychology, Mass Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, Television and Film Production, History, Economics, Marketing, Purchasing and Supply, Business Management, Music/Instrument Technology, Arts, Sports, Theology, Arabic & Islāmic Studies.
  • Law: Criminal, Constitutional, Procurement, Land and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).
  • Languages: French, German, Russian, Mandarin and Arabic.
  • Engineering: Software, Network, Computer, Electrical/Electronic, Mechanical, Chemical, Satellite Communication, Satellite Control, Satellite Ground Station, Telecommunications, Aerospace & Aeronautical. Database/Network Administration, Web Developing, Network & Cyber Security, IT Robotics, GISfRemote Sensing, Satellite Image Analyst, Data Telecommunication, Intelligence, and Security Studies.
  • Geography, Cartography, Astronomy, Cosmology, MET, ATCO and Fire, Chemistry, Statistics/Record Analyst, Biochemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics, Nutrition, Lab Tech.
  • Medical Consultants: General Surgeons, Physicians, Pediatricians, Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, anesthetics, Nursing, Pharmacy, Biomedical Engineering, Dental Techs/Therapists, Dietetics, Medical Laboratory, Medical Records, Optometry, Preventive Health, Clinical Psychology, Radiography, Physical & Health, Health Education & Human Kinetics, Vet Medicine.

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So, if you fall into the categories of the list above then you are free to apply. Then, the question is, how do I apply. You don’t need to stress you about that because that is why we are here. We are going to be listing the steps that are required for you to register and everything will be done online. You just have access to the internet.

How to apply

To begin with, you will need Photocopies of your Educational Certificates. Also, you required to give two recent passport size photographs. Each must be stamped and countersigned by an officer of appropriate rank specified. Once that is done, Log on to to

  • Fill all the necessary forms and document
  • Then Click on submit
  • Print out the under listed documents after completion of application online:
  • Local Government Indigeneship Form.
  • Attestation form.
  • Acknowledgment Form.
  • Serving Military personnel do not require acknowledgment Form. In contrast, a special attestation form is to be filled by their current Unit Commander.
  • Application summary page

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