Nigerian Navy Batch 36 2024 Recruitment: Application Guidelines and Deadlines

In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through the Nigerian Navy’s Batch 36 recruitment process for 2024. Our aim is to provide you with a clear understanding of the application guidelines, key deadlines, and how to successfully apply. If you’re a Nigerian looking to join the Nigerian Navy, this is a valuable opportunity you can leverage. Let’s delve into the details.

Guidelines for Applicants

This guidelines has been explained in our detail post on Nigerian Navy Batch 36 2024 Application Guidelines: How To Apply

1. Citizenship Requirement

All applicants must be citizens of Nigeria by birth. This means your parents must be Nigerian nationals, regardless of where you were born. Alternatively, you must have been born in Nigeria and have at least one grandparent who was Nigerian or belonged to an indigenous Nigerian community before independence.

2. Age and Educational Qualifications

Applicants for various entry categories have specific age and educational requirements:

Entry categories A5, B1, B2, B3, C1, D1, D7, E2, E3, E4, and F1 require a School Certificate and applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 22 by the date of recruitment.
Entry categories requiring NCE, Diploma (OND), Registered Nurse/Midwife qualifications, and more have age limits between 18 and 26, depending on the category.

Please refer to the official Nigerian Navy website for detailed educational requirements.

3. Marital Status and Criminal Record

Applicants must not be married or have children. Declaring otherwise can result in automatic disqualification. Additionally, applicants must not have any previous criminal convictions.

4. Medical and Physical Requirements

Applicants with certain medical or physical challenges, such as sight or ear problems, communicable diseases, mental issues, and other disabilities, are not eligible to apply. If you have visible tattoos, please refrain from applying. There are also height requirements – males should be at least 1.69 meters, and females should be at least 1.65 meters tall.

5. Educational/Professional Qualifications

Applicants must possess specific educational or professional qualifications, including:

– West African Senior School Certificate Examination Certificate (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 equivalent educational qualification.
You may be required to produce your primary school leaving certificate at the selection interview.

6. National Identification Number and Bank Verification Number

All applicants must provide their National Identification Number (NIN) and Bank Verification Number (BVN). Ensure that your details match across all documents.

7. Provisions for Change of Department

If you wish to change your department after joining the Nigerian Navy, certain qualifications are required. However, these qualifications must be tendered during the recruitment exercise. Certificates or qualifications not presented during recruitment cannot be used for departmental changes later on.

8. Required Forms

Applicants need to print out the Applicant’s Declaration Form, Parent/Guardian Consent Form, Local Government Area Certification Form, Police Certification Form, and Guarantors Form. These forms must be properly completed, endorsed, and presented during the interview.

9. Additional Qualifications

Applicants are warned against presenting false or forged documents for recruitment. Applicants with qualifications higher than those specified are not eligible to apply.

10. Height Check

Applicants are required to check their height before coming for screening. Those who do not meet the height requirements will be disqualified.

11. Interview Documents

Applicants must bring several documents to the recruitment centers, including photocopies of birth certificates or age declarations, academic credentials, the Identification Form, the Parent/Guardian Consent Form, and four passport photographs.

12. WAEC, GCE, NECO, and NABTEB Results

Candidates should bring the scratch cards of their WAEC, GCE, NECO, and NABTEB results to the recruitment centers. These cards will be used to verify the results uploaded during the application process.

Application Procedure and Key Deadlines

The Nigerian Navy Recruitment Process for Batch 36 in 2024 begins with the release of recruitment advertisements in print and electronic media. This is followed by the official commencement of the application process. It’s crucial to stay updated on the official Nigerian Navy website for specific dates and examination locations. The date for the 2024 Recruitment Aptitude Test will also be posted on the NN portal in due course.

Contact Information

For further inquiries or assistance regarding the Nigerian Navy recruitment process, please contact the relevant authorities through the following channels:

Official Website:


In this article, we have provided a detailed overview of the Nigerian Navy’s Batch 36, 2024 recruitment process. If you have any questions or need clarification on any aspect, please feel free to ask. Share this article with friends on social media to help them prepare for the recruitment.


Disclaimer: The information presented here is based on publicly available data. Applicants are advised to verify details from official sources.

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