Ghana Armed Forces GAF Recruitment for Officers 2018 – How to Apply

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I believe you visited this page because you seek information about the Ghana Armed Forces officers recruitment 2018 exercise. This page will give you insight on how to apply for or enlisted in Ghana Armed Forces officer recruitment 2018/2019.

Before we Continue, Let’s talk a little about Ghana Armed Forces (GAF)

The Ghana Armed Forces is the unified armed force of Ghana, consisting of the Army, Navy, and Ghana Air Force. The GAF are supervised by the Ghanaian Ministry of Defence.

gafrecruitment.com.gh recruitment: Applications are invited from in suitably qualified Ghanaians for the 2018/2019 Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) Officers recruitment exercise.  INTERESTED AND SUITABLY QUALIFIED members of the public can apply for any of the Job positions available at Ghana Armed Forces.

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  • Ghana Armed Forces E-Recruitment Portal 2018

The mode of application is done only online and receiving of applications is currently ongoing.

GENERAL ELIGIBILITY FOR 2018 OFFICER RECRUITMENT/ENLISTMENT INTO THE GHANA ARMED FORCES

Eligible applicant should:

  1. Be a Ghanaian citizen by birth.
  2. Be of good character.
  3. Be not less than 20 years and not more than 25 years by 14 June, 2018 for Regular Commission and not more than 30 years by Thursday 17 May 2018, for Short Service CommissionFor Medical Corps Only – Be not more than 35 years for Doctors, 33 years for Nurses and 30 years for Paramedical personnel by 17 May 2018 or otherwise specified.
  4. Be medically fit by Ghana Armed Forces standard.
  5. Be not bonded.
  6. Be not married (for Regular Officer Candidates only).
  7. Be of minimum height of 1.68m (5’6’’) for males and 1.60m (5’ 4”) for females.

For Military Police only; the minimum height for male applicants should be 1.75m (5’9”) and 1.70m (5’ 7”) for females.

Must have the following:

BECE.  Must have Six (6) Credits (Not less than 6) including English and Mathematics.

 WASSCE.  Must have Six (6) Credits (Not less than C6) including Core English and Core Mathematics.

                                                                        Or

  •  SSSCE.  Must have Six (6) Credits (Not less than D) including Core English and Mathematics.

                                                                        Or

  •  GCE ‘O’ Level.  Must have Five (5) Credits (Not less than 6) including English and Mathematics.

                                                                       And

  •  GCE ‘A’ Level.  Must have Credits in all Three (3) subjects (Not less than D) and General Paper

DEGREE.  Must have First Degree (Not below) Second Class Lower from a recognised University

 

REGULAR COMMISSION FOR OFFICER CADET

ARMY

Infantry/Armour/Artillery.  In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a first Degree from a recognized University.

Signal Corps.    In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a first Degree from a recognized University in any of the following:

(1)       Telecommunication Engineering.

(2)       Computer Engineering.

(3)       Physics.

Engineer Corps   In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a first Degree from a recognized University in any of the following:

(1)       Civil Engineering (Structural or Water/Sanitation Engineer).

(2)       Electrical Engineering.

(3)       Mechanical Engineer with Building Service Capability.

(4)       Building Technology.

(5)       Preference will be given to applicants with additional certificates in tele, mobile, satellite and wireless communication.

Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (EME Corps).   In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree from a recognized University/Institution in any of the following:

(1)       Physics.

(2)       Mechanical Engineering.

(3)       Chemical Engineering.

(4)       Electrical Engineering.

(5)       Electronics Engineering.

(6)       Materiel Engineering.

(7)       Bio-Medical Engineering Technology.

(8)       Agricultural Engineering.

Military Police.      In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree from a recognized University/Institution in any of the following:

(1)       Social Sciences – (History, Geography, Sociology, Psychology, Economics).

(2)       Pure Sciences – (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics).

(3)       Arts.

(4)       Administration.

Ordnance Service.   In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree from a recognized University/Institution in any of the following:

(1)       Chemical Engineering.

(2)       Chemistry.

(3)       Physics.

Supply and Transport Corps.   In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree from a recognized University/Institution in any of the following:

(1)       Supply Chain Management.

(3)       Purchasing and Supply.

(5)       Administration.

Forces Pay Corps.   In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree from a recognized University/Institution in any of the following:

(1)       Accounting.

(2)       ACCA Part II or Higher.

(3)       ICA Part II or Higher.

(4)       CIMA Part II or Higher.

(5)       ICA (GH) Part II or Higher.

Information Technology.   In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree from a recognized University/Institution in any of the following:

(1)       Computer Science.

(2)       Computer Engineering.

(3)       Information Technology.

(4)       Computer Security.

(5)       Network Engineering.

(6)       Preference would be given to applicants with in-depth knowledge in Website Designing (CMS’s, PHP, HTML, CSS), SQL and My SQL, CCNA, ORACLE, LINUX, VISUAL BASIC, Network Administration, Ethical Hacking or Computer Forensic.

Education Corps.  In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree from a recognized University/Institution in any of the following:

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(1)       Humanities (Arts & Social Sciences).

(2)       Pure Science.

(3)       Education.

(4)       English/French.

Public Relations. In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have Bachelor’s Degree (BA, BFA, BSc, etc.) in any of the following from a recognized University/Institution, plus one (1) year working experience:

(1)       Film Sound Production.

(2)       Film Directing.

(3)       Television Production.

(4)       Broadcast Journalism.

Physical Training (PT) and Sports.  In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree from a recognized University/Institution in any of the following:

(1)       Physical Education.

(2)       Health/Physical Education and Recreation.

Band.

In addition to the general eligibility applicants must have a first Degree in Music from a recognized University.  Knowledge in the following is an advantage:

(1)       Staff – Reading.

(2)       Conducting.

(3)       Orchestrating.

(4)       Brass and Wind Instruments.

NAVY

 Technical BranchIn addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree in any of the following from a recognized University/Institution:

(1)     Marine Engineering.

(2)     Mechanical Engineering.

(3)     Electrical Engineering.

(4)     Marine Electrical/Electronic Engineering.

Supply and Secretarial BranchIn addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree in any of the following from a recognized University or equivalent Professional Institution in any of the following:

(1)       Administration (HR/Accounting/Marketing/Banking & Fin).

(2)       Commerce.

(3)       Port and Shipment Administration.

(4)       Management Studies.

(5)       Procurement and Supply Chain Management.

(6)       Economics.

(7)       Preference will be given to applicants with the additional certificates in the following;

(a)       Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administration (ICSA) – Final Part.

(b)       Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) – Level 5.

(c)       Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) – Final Part.

AIR FORCE

Air Crew. In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Geography, Statistics, Computer Science, Aeronautical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Private/Commercial/Air Transport Pilot License or any other Pilot cert from a recognized University.

ATC Operations. In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Geography, Statistics, Computer Science and Environmental Science.

Supply Branch. In addition to the general eligibility applicants must have a Degree in any of the following from a recognized University or equivalent professional institution in the following:

(1)       Administration (Finance, Accounting and Marketing).

(2)       Economics.

(3)       Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) – Final Part.

(4)       Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport – Final Part.

(5)       Supply Chain Management.

(6)       Commerce.

Administration Branch. In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree in any of the following from a recognized University or equivalent professional institution in any of the following:

(1)       Administration. (HR/Accts/Banking & Finance).

(2)       Arts or Social Science.

(3)       Management Studies.

(4)       Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administration (ICSA) – Final part.

Engineering Branch.

(1)       Mechanical.   In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree from a recognized University in the following:

(a)       Aerospace Engineering.

(b)       Mechanical Engineering.

(c)       Aeronautical Engineering.

(d)       Agricultural Engineering.

(2)       Avionics.    In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree from a recognized University in the following:

(a)       Electrical/Electronic Engineering.

(b)       Computer Engineering.

(c)       Tele Communication Engineering.

 

SHORT SERVICE COMMISSION (ARMY/AIR FORCE CANDIDATES ONLY)

 ENGINEER CORPS.

 Architecture. In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree from a recognized University/Institution in Architecture (Registered member of Ghana Institute of Architects and must not be more than thirty-five (35) years of age by 17 May 2018.

MEDICAL (ARMY Candidates Only). In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree in any of the following from a recognized University or equivalent Professional Institution in any of the following:

  1. Clinical Specialist. In addition to the general eligibility, applicant must have MB ChB/BDS or its equivalent from an accredited institution plus a relevant post-graduate qualification to the level of Membership/Fellowship (GCPS/WACS/WACP or its equivalent from an accredited College. Must have permanent registration with the Ghana Medical and Dental Council and not more than 40 years of age by 17 May 2018.
  2. Medical officer & Dental Surgeon. In addition to the general eligibility, applicant must have MB ChB/BDS or its equivalent from an accredited institution. Must have permanent registration with the Ghana Medical and Dental Council. At least one (1) year working experience after housemanship in a recognized health facility and not more than 35 years of age by 17 May 2018.
  3. General Nurse.In addition to the general eligibility, applicant must have BSc/BA degree in Nursing from an accredited institution and must have completed the mandatory clinical rotation or national service. At least two (2) years working experience is required. Must be registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Ghana and not more than 33 years of age by 17 May 2018.
  4. Midwifery Officer.In addition to the general eligibility, applicant must have BSc degree in Midwifery from an accredited institution. Must have completed the mandatory clinical rotation. At least two (2) years working experience is required and not more than 33 years of age by 17 May 2018. Must be registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Ghana.
  5. Physician Assistant (Medical).   Applicant must have BSc degree in Physician Assistantship or its equivalent from an accredited institution with at least two (2) years working experience after housemanship in an accredited health facility. Must have permanent registration with the Ghana Medical and Dental Council and not more than 33 years of age by 17 May 2018.
  6. Audiologist. Applicant must have an MSc degree in Audiology or its equivalent. At least one (1) year working experience as an audiologist. Must be registered with the Allied Health Professions Council and not more than 33 years of age by 17 May 2018.
  7. Specialized Nurses. In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must be a Registered General Nurse and have Certificate in any of the following specialties: Critical Care, ENT, Peri-operative, Emergency Care, Plastic & Burns and Pediatrics Nursing. At least two (2) years working experience in a recognized health facility is required. Must have registered with the Nurses and Midwives council of Ghana and not more than 33 years of age by 17 May 2018. A degree in any of the related fields is an advantage.
  8. Nursing Tutor. In addition to the general eligibility, applicant must have MPhil in Nursing/Midwifery or MSc/MA in Nursing/Midwifery with postgraduate certificate in Education. Must be registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Ghana. At least one (1) year teaching experience in an accredited Nursing/Midwifery institution is required and not more than 35 years of age by 17 May 2018.

Chaplains (ARMY/AIRFORCE Candidates Only). In addition to the general eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

  1. Must have been ordained as a minister of the Roman Catholic, Anglican, Methodist, Presbyterian, Evangelical Presbyterian, SDA and the Church of Pentecost.
  2. He/she must have a minimum of 4 years pastoral working experience including probation/internship period.
  3. Applicant must have GCE ‘O’ Level/SHS/WASSCE with aggregate 24 or better in 6 subject including English and Mathematics or GCE ‘A’ Level passes in 3 subjects.
  4. He/she must not be more than forth (40) years of age before commission.
  5. Must be a holder of Degree (in Theology or Religion ie BA)
  6. He/she must be recommended by Head of Church who must be prepared to release him to the Ghana Armed Forces.
  7. He/she must have the ability to speak English fluently and at least one of the main vernaculars of Ghana.

Imam (ARMY/AIR FORCE Candidates Only). In addition to the general eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

  1. He must have practiced as an Imam for four (4) years, recognized by an Islamic Religious Institution/Body.
  2. He must be fluent in spoken and written Arabic and English.
  3. He must be an Alim Phedeen (Islamic Theologian).
  4. He must be recommended by a recognized Islamic body in Ghana i.e the office of the National Chief Imam, the Ghana Muslim Mission, the Muslim Representative Council, the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Islamic Research and the Ahmadiya Muslim Mission.
  5. He must have a good GCE ‘O’ Level/SSSCE/WASSCE with aggregate 24 or better in 6 subjects including English and Mathematics or GCE ‘A’ Level passes including Islamic Studies Arabic Language.
  6. He must be a holder of 1st Degree and a Diploma in Islamic studies from a recognized Islamic Institute, Local or Foreign. A degree in Islamic Theology or Religious from a recognized University may be an advantage.
  7. Must not be more than 40 years of age at time of enlistment.

HOW TO APPLY FOR GHANA ARMED FORCES OFFICERS RECRUITMENT/ENLISTMENT 2018

APPLICATION FOR 2018 OFFICER ENLISTMENT IN PROGRESS. All candidates are to follow Instructions given by the GHQ (Personnel Administration) in the advertisement.
  1. Acquire a scratch card at FIFTY GHANA CEDIS (GH¢ 50) from the designated regional post offices.
  2. Scratch gently to reveal the pin code. The scratch card can be used for three times until a record is successfully submitted.
  3. Log on to the recruitment portal @ http://www.gafrecruitment.com
  4. Read through the entry requirements thoroughly.
  5. Click on the Apply Now tab to open the applicant authentication page.
  6. Enter your card serial number, pin code and select your preferred arm of service, type of commission and click submit.
  7. Enter your personal details and take note of the following from Pages 1 to 3: Page a. Select your desired vacancy and provide all other required data.
    b. Upload a scanned copy of your passport sized photograph of dimension (200 x 180 pixels), enter a valid e-mail address, personal mobile phone number in the format (233244123456) and enter any other required data.
    c. Enter your WASSCE/SSCE Index number, WASSCE/SSCE results slip serial number and select a tertiary institution from the list of schools. Enter your graduating GPA/CWA and provide all other required data. Upload only scanned copies of the following: WASSCE Results Slip and First Degree Certificate (Degree, HND). 
  8. Click on the preview button to see a summary page of all data provided. Read through this page carefully and click on the back button, if there are any modifications to be made.
  9. Click on the submit button and expect an instant e-mail and text message, which includes your unique system generated Identification Number.
  10. Print and keep a copy of the generated report as you will be required to present it, if you are shortlisted. However, if you lose your copy of the final report, go back to the recruitment portal, click on the Check Details tab, enter your unique identification number sent to you by sms/e-mail and order a re-print.
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NB: Each scanned document (Passport picture, WASSCE/SSCE results slip and First Degree Certificate) to be uploaded, should not exceed 1 Megabytes and should be in JPEG picture format only.

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50 COMMENTS

  1. We are still helping those who are well qualified instrumentalists,singers,drummers etc..contact Captain Christopher for immediately help to join the service and give thanks to the Almighty God afterwards. …call me on 0247004064 or WhatsApp me on 0547618723

  2. no.only with degree or post diploma certs for specialised nurses.
    for the age,the Gaf cannot be blamed .you are not the only students in ghana.people are meeting the age requirements and once its a competition,it is also a way to sort outs applicant.

  3. pls from d general eligibility an applicant must not b more Dan 25years (26 n above) before June 14, 2018 but I was disqualified for my age. am 25 now n wld b 26 in August. pls I don’t understand

  4. pls from d general eligibility an applicant must not b more dan 25years (26 n above) before June 14, 2018 but 1 was disqualified for my age. am 25 n wld b 26 in August. I don’t understand pls.

  5. Good day, Sir, my certificate from Uniersity is not ready yet i have my transcripts… Can I use this to apply?

  6. I’m 28 and under graduate at the University of Education, Winneba.Please how may I apply for the Military recruitment exercise since I am in level 300?

  7. Please I am 29 years with HND in Electrical/Electronic Engineering.
    Can I also apply for officer’s corps?

  8. I got c6 as my lowest grade to maths and English..the rest A1 B2 and B3..am I entitled to have a form..and where will I get the forms please,and when will the forms be out for purchasing…

    • pls i could not apply because i went to post office in Tamale northern region but they said is finished what do i do

  9. Please permit us to make changes on what we have submitted so far.
    Because browser like chrome didn’t give us all the portions we needed to select from.
    Please help us GAF

  10. I was a commander in ghana cadet corps of my school and I got English language D7, Mathematics B3, Integrated science B3, Elective mathematical C6, Chemistry C6, and general agricultural D7, can I apply

  11. Hi,please I want to know exactly when the form is out please can some one me find out please am not joking because of scammer people that is here..contact me 0551910910

  12. Hi,please I want to know exactly when the form is out please can some one me find out please am not joking because of scammer people that is here

  13. Hi, please is it degree certificate they use in taking the applicants or in addition with SHS and JHS results and if you have a fail on your SHS results will you be able to go next when filling the E-form,, are you qualified with only your degree certificate or with SHS, JSS certificate thank you.

  14. After spending four years in Senior High School, Four years in the University and completing national Service. Not forgetting the years i spent in basic school.
    How can i be less than 25 after all These years of education. Please this is not fair at all. I am 26 and i feel cheated not benefitting in this recruitment. It has always been my wish to be an army officer. With tears

  15. After spending four years in Senior High School, Four years in the University and completing national Service. Not forgetting the years i spent in basic school.
    How can i ne less than 25 after all These years of education. Please this is not fair at all. I am 26 and i feel cheated not benefitting in this recruitment. It has always been my wish to be an army officer. With tears

  16. After spending four years in Senior High School, Four years in the University and completing national Service. Not forgetting the years i spent in basic school.
    How can i ne less than 25 after all These years of education. Please this is not fair at all. I am 26 and i feel cheated not benefitting in this recruitment. It has always been my wish to be an army officer. With tears

  17. Please I will be 26 years by 14th June
    So can’t I apply for regular commission with first degree certificate?

  18. The enlistment is here again for graduates n non graduates. If u wanna know anything n assistance, log in n account creating, jux call me on 0248043582 n watsap me on 0575032743 for any enquires.

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