Nigerian Army DSSC Ranks And Salary Structure 2023

Nigerian Army DSSC Ranks And Salary Structure.
The Nigerian Army Direct Short Service Commission which is called DSSC in short is a type of Commission in the Nigerian Army in which the cadets train only Six months before they are Commissioned into the Nigerian Army.
The Nigerian Army DSSC is always programmed to take a period of six months but in some cases, it may take more than that.

So please always note that when we talk about the Nigerian Army DSSC ranks and Salary, We are talking about the Nigerian Army Direct Short Service Ranks and Salary.

Joining the Nigerian Army DSSC is the same thing as Joining the Nigerian Army as a graduate, which means you have to be a graduate.
You can read about how to join the Nigerian Army as a graduate.

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Please note that there is also another Commission that is similar to DSSC which is called SSC.
SSC Means Short Service Commission.
You can read about the Difference between DSSC and SSC.

Note that Nigerian Army DSSC Ranks And Salary is A little different from the Nigerian Army SSC Ranks and Salary. You can also read about the Nigerian Army SSC Ranks And Salary.

Nigerian Army DSSC Rank.

Now let’s go down to Nigerian Army DSSC Rank.
The Nigerian Army Officers have the same Rank, Which means, Whether you are a Regular Officer, Short Service Officer, DSSC Officer, or Executive Commission.
Your Ranks will all be the same. when you graduate as a Nigerian Army DSSC Officer, You will be given the rank of Lieutenant (2 Stars).

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Nigerian Army DSSC ranks

One thing you should note is that The Nigerian Army Commissioned officers ranks starts from Second Lieutenant (1 Star) but when you join the Nigerian Army as DSSC,
Your Rank Starts from Lieutenant (2 stars)
Please also note that there are some Ranks that the Regular Commissioned Officers can reach, but you cannot reach there as a DSSC. Just like the Major General.
Now let’s see the Nigerian Army DSSC Rank.

Nigerian Army DSSC Ranks

1. Lieutenant
2. Captain
3. Major
4. Lieutenant Colonel
5. Colonel
6. Brigadier General.

Once you have reached the last rank in the list, you will not be able to be promoted to the next rank.
There are still More ranks that only the Regular officers can reach.
Eg. Major General, Lieutenant General, General.

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The Nigerian Army DSSC Salary Structure.

Now talking about the Salary, The Salary rate is flat

The same amount that is paid to the same Rank.
If you are DSSC which is also known as direct short Service, SSC, RO, and you are a captain,
The same amount will be paid to you all.

Below is the Salary Structure of the Nigerian Army DSSC.

Nigerian Army DSSC Salary

1. Lieutenant- N180,000
2. Captain- N220,000
3. Major- N300,000
4. Lieutenant colonel- N350,000
5. Colonel- N550,000
6. Brigadier General- N750,000

If you want to see all the Nigerian Army Ranks and Salary Structure, You can read about the Nigerian Army Ranks and Salary 2023

You can read more about the Nigerian Army DSSC on the Nigerian Army Official website www.army.mil.ng

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