Overview

The Ghana Army has opened this year’s recruitment and provided the Requirements, Procedures, Eligibility, Scratch Card and Deadline for the recruitment into the Ghana Army . This includes Enlistment Into The Ghana Army Forces, Entry Requirements and General Eligibility for recruitment into the Ghana Armed Forces. The Ghana Army Recruitment is currently ongoing.

 

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Ghana Army Recruitment Eligibility

Ghana Army Forces Recruitment applicants are to have the following eligibility requirements;

  1. Must be a Ghanaian citizen by birth.
  2. Should be of good character.
  3. Not be less than 20 years and not more than 26 years by 6th June, for Regular Commission and not more than 30 years by Thursday 2nd May, for Short Service Commission.
  4. Should be medically fit by Ghana Army Forces standard.
  5. Must Not be bonded.
  6. Must Not be married (for Regular Officer Candidates only).
  7. Should be of minimum height of 1.68m (5’6”) for males and 1.60m (5’4”) for females.
  8. For Military Police; the minimum height for male applicants should be 1.75m (5`9“) and 1.70m (5’ 7”) for females and Must have the following:
  9. (1) BECE certification with Six (6) Passes at BECE including English and Mathematics.
  10. (2) WASSCE certification with Six (6) Credits (not less than C6) including Core English and Core Mathematics.
  11. OR SSSCE certification with Six (6) Credits (not less than D) including Core English and Core Mathematics.
  12. OR GCE ‘O’ & ‘A’ Levels certification with Five (5) Credits (not less than 6) including English and Mathematics at GCE ‘O’ Level and not less than D in three subjects and General Paper at GCE ‘A’ Level.

 

Ghana Army Recruitment Card , Scratch Card Vendors Nationwide

Here are the Ghana Army Forces Recruitment Card or Scratch Card Vendors nationwide.

a. Greater Accra Region.

Here are the Ghana Army Recruitment Card or Scratch Card Vendors in the Greater Accra Region;

Burma Camp, Accra North, GPO, Cantonments, Dansoman, Legon, Madina, TUC, Kaneshie, Ministries, Mamprobi, New Achimota, Tema Community 1,Tema Community 11.

b. Central Region.

Here are the Ghana Army Recruitment Card or Scratch Card Vendors in the Central Region;

Cape Coast, Agona Swedru, Saltpond, Dunkwa-On-Offin, Winneba, Elmina, Apam.

c. Upper West Region.

Here are the Ghana Army Recruitment Card or Scratch Card Vendors in the Upper West Region;

Wa, Lawra, Tumu.

d. Upper East Region.

Here are the Ghana Army Recruitment Card or Scratch Card Vendors in the Upper East Region;

Bawku, Navrongo, Bolgatanga.

e. Ashanti Region.

Here are the Ghana Army Recruitment Card or Scratch Card Vendors in the Ashanti Region;

Kumasi Main, KNUST, Ashanti-Mampong, Bekwai-Ashanti, Konongo, Obuasi, Offinso, Ejura, Juaso, Akrokerri, Ejisu, Agogo.

f. Eastern Region.

Here are the Ghana Army Recruitment Card or Scratch Card Vendors in the Eastern Region;

Koforidua, Nkawkaw, Mpraeso, Suhum, Akim Oda, Aburi, Asamankese, Akropong-Akuapem, Somanya, Akosombo, Nsawam.

g. Volta Region.

Here are the Ghana Army Recruitment Card or Scratch Card Vendors in the Volta Region;

Ho, Anloga, Keta, Hohoe, Kpando, Denu, Peki, Sogakope.

h. Western Region.

Here are the Ghana Army Recruitment Card or Scratch Card Vendors in the Western Region;

Sekondi, Takoradi, Tarkwa, Axim.

i. Western North Region.

Here are the Ghana Army Recruitment Card or Scratch Card Vendors in the Western Nort Region;

Enchi, Sefwi Wiawso.

j. Bono Region.

Here are the Ghana Army Recruitment Card or Scratch Card Vendors in the Bono Region;

Sunyani, Berekum, Bechem, Atebubu, Dormaa Ahenkro.

k. Bono East Region.

Here are the Ghana Army Recruitment Card or Scratch Card Vendors in the Bono East Region;

Techiman, Kintampo.

l. Ahafo Region.

Here are the Ghana Army Recruitment Card or Scratch Card Vendors in the Ahafo Region;

Goaso, Duayaw Nkwanta.

m. Northern

Here are the Ghana Army Recruitment Card or Scratch Card Vendors in the Northern Region;

Region. Tamale, Education Ridge, Yendi.

n. North East Region.

Here are the Ghana Army Recruitment Card or Scratch Card Vendors in the North East Region;

Nalerigu, Walewale.

o. Oti Region.

Here are the Ghana Army Recruitment Card or Scratch Card Vendors in the Oti Region;

Damba, Jasikan, Kadjebi.

p. Savannah Region.

Here are the Ghana Army Recruitment Card or Scratch Card Vendors in the Savannah Region;

Bole, Damango.

 

Ghana Army Recruitment Application Process and Procedures

 

Ghana Army Recruitment Forms , Mode Of Application And Portal

The mode of application for the Ghana Army recruitment is online application. However to get sample Ghana Armed Forces recruitment forms for the recruitment visit the Ghana Army portal.

How To Apply For Ghana Army Recruitment

  1. Eligible Applicants should Acquire a scratch card at FIFTY GHANA CEDIS (GH₵50.00) from the following designated Post Offices:
  2. Then gently scratch gently to reveal the “PIN” code. The scratch card can be used for three times until a record is successfully submitted.
  3. Afterwards Log on to the recruitment portal at @ http://www.gafrecruitment.com
  4. with any of the following browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome.
  5. Then read through the entry requirements thoroughly.
  6. Afterwards Click on the Apply Now Tab to open the applicant authentication page.
  7. Then Enter your card Serial Number, PIN code and select your preferred Arm of Service, type of commission and click “Submit”.
  8. Afterwards Enter your personal details and take note of the following from pages 1 to 3:
  9. Page 1: Select your desired vacancy and provide all other required data.
  10. Page 2: 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.
  11. Page 3: Enter the results of only the three required core subjects on your WASSCE/SSCE results slip, that is; CORE MATHEMATICSAND CORE ENGLISH. Enter your WASSCE or SSSCE Index number, WASSCE or SSSCE results slip Serial Number and select a Tertiary Institution from the list of schools.
  12. Then Enter your graduating GPA/CWA and provide all other required data. Upload only scanned copies of the following; WASSCE or SSSCE Results Slip and First Degree/Certificate (Degree). NB: Each scanned document (Passport picture, WASSCE or SSSCE Results Slip, First Degree/Certificate) to be uploaded, should not exceed 1 (One) Megabyte and should be in JPEG picture format only.
  13. Afterwards 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.
  14. Then Click on the submit button and expect an instant e-mail and text message, which includes your unique system generated Identification Number.
  15. Afterwards 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.

 

Ghana Army Recruitment Of Regular Officer Candidates

 

Ghana Army Recruitment

a. Ghana Army Recruitment As Infantry/Armour/Artillery

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants should have a First Degree not below Second Class Lower from a recognized University.

b. Ghana Army Recruitment As Signal Corps

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants should have a First Degree not below Second Class Lower from a recognized University/Institution in any of the following:

  1. Telecommunication Engineering.
  2. Computer Science.
  3. Computer/Software Engineering
  4. Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  5. Instrumentation/Systems/Network Engineering
  6. Radio and Satellite Communication Engineering.
  7. Geomatic Engineering.
  8. Physics/Mathematics.

 

c. Ghana Army Recruitment As Engineer Corps

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants should have a First Degree not below Second Class Lower from a recognized University/Institution in any of the following:

  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Electrical Engineering
  3. Mechanical Engineering (Building Services Option)
  4. Building Technology/Construction Management
  5. Geomatic Engineering
  6. Geological Engineering.
  7. Material Engineering.
  8. Quantity Surveying.
  9. Agricultural Engineering

 

d. Ghana Army Recruitment As Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants should have a First Degree not below Second Class Lower from a recognized University/Institution in any of the following:

  1. Agricultural Engineering.
  2. Material Engineering.
  3. BTech (Automobile).
  4. Electrical Engineering.
  5. Electronics Engineering.
  6. Mechanical Engineering.
  7. Physics.
  8. Chemistry.
  9. Mathematics.
  10. Biomedical Engineering.

 

e. Ghana Army Recruitment As Military Police

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants should have a First Degree not below Second Class Lower from a recognized University/Institution in any of the following:

  1. Forensic Science.
  2. Sociology/Psychology.
  3. Business Administration.
  4. Political Science.
  5. Physics/Chemistry/Biology/Mathematics.

 

f. Ghana Army Recruitment As Ordnance Service.

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants should have a First Degree not below Second Class Lower from a recognized University/Institution in any of the following:

  1. Chemistry/Biochemistry.
  2. Logistics/Procurement and Supply Chain Management.
  3. Economics.
  4. Publishing.

g. Ghana Army Recruitment As Supply and Transport Corps.

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants should have a First Degree not below Second Class Lower from a recognized University/Institution in any of the following:

  1. Logistics/Procurement and Supply Chain Management.
  2. Business Administration.

 

h. Ghana Army Recruitment As Forces Pay Corps.

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants should have a First Degree not below Second Class Lower from a recognized University/Institution in any of the following:

  1. Accounting.
  2. Finance.
  3. Economics.
  4. Commerce.
  5. Alternatively, applicants with CA (Ghana), CIMA, ACCA, CPA, ICSA are eligible.

 

i. Ghana Army Recruitment As Information Technology Officer.

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants should have a First Degree not below Second Class Lower from a recognized University/Institution in any of the following:

  1. Computer Science.
  2. Computer Engineering.
  3. Information Technology.
  4. Network/Software Engineering.
  5.  Cyber/Forensic Security.
  6. Network Security.
  7. Information Technology Systems Auditing.

 

j. Ghana Army Recruitment As Education Corps.

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants should have a First Degree in Education not below Second Class Lower from a recognized University/Institution.

 

k. Ghana Army Recruitment As Public Relations Officer.

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants should have First Degree not below Second Class Lower in any of the following from a recognized University/Institution:

  1. Communication (Studies and Design).
  2. Public Relations.
  3. Fine Arts (NAFTI).
  4. Journalism.
  5. Film and Television Production.
  6. Broadcasting.

 

l. Ghana Army Recruitment As Physical Training and Sports Officer.

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants should have a First Degree in Physical Education not below Second Class Lower from a recognized University/Institution.

 

m. Ghana Army Recruitment As Band Officer.

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants should have a First Degree not below Second Class Lower in Music from a recognized University/Institution.

 

n. Ghana Army Recruitment As Records Officer.

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants should have a First Degree
not below Second Class Lower from a recognized University/Institution in the following:

  1. Actuarial Science.
  2. Administration (Human Resource).
  3. Statistics.
  4. Management Information Studies.
  5. Archival Studies.

 

 

Ghana Army Recruitment Deadline

The Ghana Army Recruitment Closing date for submission of all online applications is to be announced.

 

The Official Release

Ghana Armed Forces Recruitment