It is that time of the year again when you can apply for the Nigerian Navy if you are interested. In this article, I will be giving you the requirements and guidelines needed for the 2020 Nigerian Navy Recruitment for suitable and qualified applicants who wish to join the Navy.

The Nigerian Navy is a branch of the Nigerian Armed Forces. It is among the largest navies on the African continent, consisting of several thousand personnel, including those of the Coast Guard. So if you’ve ever had that dream of working with the Nigerian Navy, then here is a great opportunity for you to join as the portal is now open for registration.

Also, there are many positions that you can fit in at the 2020 Nigerian Navy Recruitment that is going on, and I have listed them for you. Meanwhile, there is nothing to worry about as registration is FREE. All you have to do is to take note of the guidelines and with a good internet-connected device and the requirements, you are good to go.

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2020 Nigerian Navy Recruitment Requirements

To apply for the on-going recruitment exercise, applicants should take note of the following requirements.

  • Applicants must be citizen of Nigeria by birth.
  • Applicants must be between the ages of 18 – 22 years by 31 December 2020 for School Certificate holders and 18 – 26 years for those with higher qualifications such as Nurses, NCE, OND, drivers, etc.
  • Applicants must not be married or have children.
  • Applicants must be free from any previous criminal conviction by a court of law.
  • Applicants with any of the following medical/physical challenges are NOT to apply:
    — Sight problem
    — Ear problem
    — Communicable diseases
    — Mental problems
    — Stammering, or any physical disability. Applicants who have tattoos are also not to apply.
  • Applicants must not be below the height of 1.69 meters for males and 1.650 meters for females.
  • Applicants are required to possess any of the following educational/Professional qualifications.
    — West African School Certificate/Senior Secondary School Certificate (not more than 2 sittings and not older than 6 years from the date of application)
    — General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level
    — National Examination Council (NECO).
    — National Business and Technical Examinations (NABTEB).
    WAEC City and Guilds or London City and Guild: Ordinary National Diploma (OND).
    — Any other educational qualification equivalent to those mentioned above: Applicants would be required to produce their primary school leaving certificate at the selection interview.
    — All applicants must indicate/provide their National Identification Number (NIN).
    — Applicants are to note that entry requirement into the following categories is SSCE or equivalent: B1, B2, B3, B4, B5 C1, D1, D2, D4, D5, D6, E1, E2, E3, E4, F1, G, H. Any other additional qualifications in these categories can only serve as an added advantage for selection into the branch and shall not attract any extra advantage whatsoever. See the guide for details.

Applicants with other educational/professional qualifications higher than those stated in this article are not to apply.

Applicants must come to the recruitment centers with the following documents.

a) Photocopies of Birth Certificate or Age Declaration.
b) Photocopies of Credentials.
c) Duly completed Identification Form must be signed by Chairman or Secretary of the Applicant’s LGA or by an officer of the rank of Commander and above (or equivalent in the Nigerian Army and Nigerian Air Force) or Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) and above who hails from the Applicant’s State of Origin.
d) Duly completed Parent/Guardian Consent Form signed by the applicant’s Parent or Guardian.
e) Four passport photographs duly signed and stamped at the back by (c) above.
f) Candidates are to bring the scratch cards of their NECO and WAEC results to the recruitment centers.

Educational Requirements For Entry Into Each Category

  • A 1 – Marine Engineer Artificer (MEA)

Minimum of OND Lower Credit in Marine or Mechanical Engineering and 5 credits at SSCE or equivalent including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

  • A2 – Weapon Electrical Artificers (WEA)

Minimum of OND Lower Credit in Electrical Electronic Engineering and 5 credits at SSCE or equivalent including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

  • A3 – Aircraft Engineering Artificers (Airframe Engine) Qualification

Diploma in Airframe and Engine certified/recognized by ICAO and 5 credits at SSCE or equivalent including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

  • A4 – Aircraft Engineering Artificers (Avionics & Aircraft Electrics, Electrical / Electronics) (AEA-AA/EEE)

Certificate/Diploma in Aircraft Electrics & Avionics recognized by ICAO and 5 credits at SSCE or equivalent including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

  • A5 – Hull Engineer Artificers (HEA)

Minimum of OND Lower Credit in Marine or Mechanical Engineering and 5 credits at SSCE or equivalent including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

  • B1 – Marine Engineer Mechanics (MEM)

SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Also, intermediate City & Guilds or Trade Test II could be considered. Technical bias will be an advantage.

  • B2 – Weapon Electrical Mechanics (WEM)

SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Also, intermediate City & Guilds or Trade Test II could be considered. Technical bias will be an advantage.

  • B3 – Hull Mechanical/Fitters (HMF)

Requirements as in B1 and B2 with additional trade in plumbing, welding, machining or woodwork.

  • B4 – Automobile Mechanics (AM)

Requirements as in B1.

  • B5 – Dockyard Mechanics (DM)

Requirements as in B1.

  • C1 – Communications

SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits including English Language, Mathematics and Physics.

  • C2 – Computer

Minimum of OND Lower Credit in Computer Studies/Computer Science, Desktop Publishing, Office Suite and must also possess SSCE or equivalent with 5 Credits including English Language and Mathematics.

  • C3 – ICT

Minimum of OND Lower Credit in Computer Studies/Computer Science. Computer literacy is compulsory and must possess SSCE or equivalent with 5 Credits including English Language, Mathematics and Physics. Proficiency or industrial certification in any of the under-listed areas shall be an added advantage:

— Database.
— Computer-Aided Design.
— Personal Computer Maintenance.
— Networking Fundamentals.
— Website Development and Management.
— Programming.

  • D1 – Seaman

SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits including English Language and Mathematics.

  • D2 – Survey Recorders

Minimum of OND Lower Credit in Land Survey, Cartography, Geographic Information System and must also possess SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits including English Language, Mathematics, Physics or Geography or Technical Drawing.

  • D3 – Sports Men and Women

Athletes should possess SSCE or equivalent with 4 credits including English Language and proven talents in sports as well as evidence of participation in the National Sports Festival. Alternatively, candidates must have participated in any National Championship/All African Games/Olympic Games or Any International Competitions with License from National Sports Federation/State Sports Association.

  • D4 – Physical Training Instructors

SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits including English Language. Interest and proven talents in sports as well as evidence of participation in sports at Secondary School/State/YSFON level is required.

  • D5 – Chaplain Assistants

SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits including English Language and Christian Religious Knowledge. Two years of experience as clergy/church worker as well as letter of recommendation from 2 Clerics/churches recognized by the NN is required.

  • D6 – Mosque Assistants

SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits including Arabic, Islamic Religious Knowledge, and English Language. Two years of experience as an Imam/Mosque attendant as well as letter of recommendation from 2 Islamic clerics/organizations recognized by the NN is required.

  • D7– Firemen

SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits including English Language.

  • E1 – Writers

SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits including English Language, Maths, Accounts/Economics. Computer skill is compulsory. Also, OND/NCE in Accounts or Secretariat Administration would be an added advantage.

  • E2 – Store Assistants

SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits including English Language, Maths and Economics. Computer skill is an added advantage.

  • E3 – Caterers

SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits including English Language and Home Management/Food Nutrition. Certificate or any proven experience as a Waiter or Steward is an advantage.

  • E4 – Ordinance

Five credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other 2 subjects.

  • E5 – Project Technicians

Minimum of OND Lower Credit in relevant disciplines such as Architecture, Quantity Survey, Civil/Structure/Building Technology, Electrical/Mechanical installation, Urban and Rural Planning, Estate Management, Land Economy and must also possess SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits including English Language, Maths and Physics.

  • F1 – Medical Assistants

SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits in English Language, Maths, Chemistry, Biology/Health Science and Physics.

  • F2 –Health Technicians

The under-listed Technicians are under F2:

— Biomedical Engineering Technician.
— Dental Surgery Assistant/Dental Health Technician.
— Dispensing Optician Technician.
— Environmental Health Technician.
— Medical Imaging/X-Ray Technician.
— Medical Laboratory Technician.
— Medical Records Assistant/Health Information Management Technician.
— Pharmacy Technician.
— Physiotherapy Technician.

A minimum qualification of OND Lower Credit or Professional qualification in any of the relevant fields stated above plus SSCE/Equivalent with 5 credits including English Language, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Health Science and Mathematics.

  • G – Bandsmen

SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits including English Language. Applicants must be proficient in playing one or more musical instruments.

  • H – Drivers/Mechanics

SSCE or Equivalent with 5 credits including English Language. Current Mechanic apprenticeship certificate and evidence of driving experience with a verse drivers license as well as a letter of recommendation [as a mechanic] from past or present employer is required.

  • J – Journalists

Minimum of OND Lower Credit in Mass Communication, Journalism, Photography, Printing Technology, Information Library, Public Relations, Graphic Arts, Film Making or Cinematography and must also possess SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits including English Language and Mathematics.

  • K – Nurses

Single qualification RN and double qualification in any relevant qualification such as RM, A&E, ENT, Psychiatric, Pediatric, Orthopedic/Trauma, Ophthalmic, Anesthetic, Public Health, Occupational Health, Nephrology/Dialysis and Theatre Nursing. Applicants must possess SSCE or equivalent with 5 including English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Health Science, Physics and Chemistry.

  • N – Education

NCE in Arts/Science/Technical subjects in addition to SSCE or equivalent with 5 Credits including English Language and Mathematics for Science/Technical subjects or 5 credits Including English Language and at least a pass in Mathematics for Arts subjects.

How To Apply For 2020 Nigerian Navy Recruitment

To apply for the Nigerian Navy recruitment, you must have a working email address, So if you’ve not created an email yeat, simply click on this CREATE NEW GMAIL ACCOUNT to get one up and running quickly.

Follow the steps below to successfully apply for the Nigerian Navy Recruitment.

  • Go to the Nigeria Navy official website at www.joinnigeriannavy.com and click on “Click Here To Apply“.
  • Read the application guidelines displayed on the page and click on “Click Here To Apply” at the bottom of the page.
  • Then enter your email address and create a password in the space provided and click on Register2020 Nigerian Navy Recruitment Application & Requirements
  • You will get a message on the screen of a successful registration, then click on the Login link and enter your email address and password.
  • Click on “log in” and you will be taken to the application page.
  • On the page, enter the required details;
    — Select the category you want to apply for
    — Surname
    — First Name
    — Other Names
    — Date Of Birth
    — State Of Origin
    — LGA
    — Permanent Address
    — Mobile Number
    — National Identity Number
    — Examination Centre
    — Location
    — Gender
    — Height (meters)
    — Marital Status
    — Religion
    — Upload your image passport
  • Then click on Save and move to the next step of the application.

Application Deadline

The Nigeria Navy recruitment application deadline is six (6) weeks from the date of the publication. You can share this 2020 Nigerian Navy Recruitment Application & Requirements on your social media account so that others who want to join can read the basic instructions given.

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