How To Join The Nigerian Navy (As A Graduate Or Non Graduate)

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Are you anxiously in need of procedures on how to join the Nigerian Navy? Do you need the requirements needed to become a Navy in Nigeria as a graduate? If yes, then this article will be immensely helpful to you in your sojourn to become a Navy officer.

Here, you will be introduced to so many things with respect to the Nigerian Navy recruitment. Vital things like how the Nigerian Navy recruitment is done, admission requirements, qualifications, screening exercise, and more.

Hence, future Navy officers and interested applicants should carefully follow these guidelines on how to join the Nigerian Navy successfully with little or no stress at all.

But before then, it is worthy to know that the Nigerian Navy is the most respected department in the Nigerian Armed Forces, with over 50,000 professional personnel manning different seaports across the country.

The professional is unique and all the Navy officers (both the graduate and non-graduate among them) are handsomely paid compare to what is feasible in the other departments of the Nigerian Armed Forces.

In view of the aforementioned point, for you to successfully join this highly respected uniform profession, you need to satisfy the under listed requirements.

How To Join Nigerian Navy (As A Graduate Or Non Graduate

NEEDED REQUIREMENTS TO JOIN NIGERIAN NAVY AS A GRADUATE

The following are some of the requirements you need to meet and satisfy before you can join the Nigerian Navy as a graduate:

  • Applicant must be a Nigerian as provided by Federal Republic of Nigeria Constitution;
  • Applicant must be physically and medically fit;
  • Applicant must be between the ages of 18 years and 28 years;
  • The applicant’s height must not less than 1.68m for male and 1.65m for female;
  • Applicant must not have been convicted by any court of law;
  • Applicant must has a valid certificate of origin;
  • The applicant must possess degree certificate or HND certificate  from a reputable and recognized university or polytechnic respectively;
  • Applicant must has a valid certificate of birth or declaration of age if any;
  • Applicant must have completed or finished his/her NYSC Scheme or provide an exemption letter; and
  • Applicant needs to be recommended  by at least two recognized referees who will attest to the applicant character and integrity.

HOW TO JOIN THE NIGERIAN NAVY AS A NON-GRADUATE

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  • Joining the Nigerian navy as a non-graduate also has some certain requirements needed to be fulfilled and satisfied by the applicants and these requirements are spelt-out below;
  • Applicant must be a Nigerian as provided by Federal Republic of Nigeria Constitution;
  • Applicant must be physically and medically fit;
  • Applicant must be between the ages of 18 years and 28 years;
  • The applicant’s height must not less than 1.68m for male and 1.65m for female;
  • Applicant must not have been convicted by any court of law;
  • Applicant must has a valid certificate of origin;
  • Applicant must has a valid certificate of birth or declaration of age if any; and
  • Applicant needs to be recommended  by at least two recognized referees who will attest to the applicant character and integrity.
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IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW AS FAR AS NIGERIAN NAVY RECRUITMENT IS CONCERNED

It is worthy to know that, the applicant shall be subsequently asked to upload the original of his/her credentials on the Nigerian Navy portal for further verification.

In addition, any applicant found/suspected to have impersonated, manipulated or uploaded false credentials will be disqualified automatically, and such applicant will be handed over to the police for adequate and proper prosecution.

More also, applicant is expected to upload the most recent passport of himself without any artificial decoration (like Photoshop, picture enhancers etc). Any applicant who fails to comply with these, would be disqualified automatically.

Most importantly, any applicant with some underlined illness or any form of health challenges such as heart failure, asthma, etc should not apply because such applicant will be automatically disqualified.

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE NIGERIAN NAVY RECRUITMENT ONLINE

Applying for the Nigerian Navy recruitment online needs to be strictly and carefully done so as to guide one from unnecessary disqualification. The following steps will guide you on how to successfully apply for Nigerian Navy recruitment online.

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE NIGERIAN NAVY RECRUITMENT ONLINE

Time needed: 15 minutes.

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE NIGERIAN NAVY RECRUITMENT ONLINE

  1. Step 1: Visit Recruitment Portal

    The first Step is to visit the online recruitment portal of the Nigerian Navy  at https://recruitment.navy.mil.ng/

  2. Step 2: Register on the Portal

    The second step on how to apply for the Nigerian Navy Recruitment Online is to register on the online portal by creating your desired username and password. Please select a user name and password that you would remember.

  3. Step 3: Proceed to Login

    The third step on how to apply for the Nigerian Navy Recruitment Online is to log in after successfully creating your desired username and password on the Nigerian navy online portal. Applicants can proceed by logging in with their details.

  4. Step 4: Fill in your details

    Step 4; Fill in the necessary and required details on the online application form and submit your application after thoroughly cross-checking. It is advised that you cross check your work at least twice before submitting to avoid stories that touch.

  5. Step 5: Hit the submit button

    Once you have cross-checked your entire work at least twice, you can now click on submit. After it has submitted, click on print to print your form.

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DOCUMENTS NEEDED TO REGISTER FOR NIGERIAN NAVY RECRUITMENT ONLINE

The following are the documents all applicants to the Nigerian Navy are required to have in there possession for the online registration;

  • A Passport Size Photograph;
  • First School Leaving Certificate;
  • SSCE – Any Of WAEC/NABTEB/NECO/GCE Results;
  • Optional – B.SC/HND/NCE/ND/Trade Test/ RN;
  • Birth Certificate / Declaration of age;
  • Certificate of origin etc.

THE NIGERIAN NAVY SCREENING EXERCISE

After online application is carefully done, the next line of action is screening exercise and this is the most vital and cogent aspect of the Nigerian Navy recruitment and this pivotally determined whether the application will be a successful one or not.

The following tips would undoubtedly guide you on how to scale through as far as Nigerian navy Screening exercise is concerned. These tips are as follows;

After online application is carefully done, the next line of action is screening exercise

Adequate preparation

Applicant should try as much as possible to prepare adequately for the exercise and by this, he/she is expected to practice and solve some past questions as regards verbal aptitude, quantitative reasoning, verbal reasoning, current affairs, lexis and structure (English), mathematics to mention but a few. As a popular proverb that says; he who fails to plan, plan to fail.

Self-confidence

The means you should trust, accept, and have some sense of control in yourself. Know your strengths as well as your weakness, and view yourself in a positive way and set realistic goals, expectations and be determined to handle criticism.

CONCLUSION

Hope you find the aforementioned guidelines on how to join Nigerian Navy insightful and helpful. If there’s any question or information that will be useful and helpful in respect of the topic of discourse, please endeavor to use the comment section.

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