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KDF Announces Countrywide Recruitment: How to Apply

The ministry of Defense on Tuesday, October 26, announced a mass recruitment for people who would like to join the army.The Ministry of Defense further noticed that it was looking to enlist General Service Officer Cadets (Graduate certificate holders), Specialist Officers, General Duty Recruits, Tradesmen and ladies, and Defense Forces Constables. 

"People in general is told that the enrollment practice is planned to occur in the long stretch of November 2021 and will happen the nation over on assigned dates," the advert read. 

General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets 

Should hold a base mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with C+ (Plus) in English, Mathematics, and one Science subject. 

The preparation period for this class will cover three years prompting a BSc degree in Military Science and Security Studies upon consummation 

General Service Officer (GSO) Cadet - Graduate Degree Holders. 

Should hold the base necessity to qualify as a GSO Cadet. 

Be a degree holder from a perceived University/Institution in Agribusiness. Should hold a Bachelor's certificate in Agriculture, Information Management and Archiving or Records Management and Archiving or Library and Information Science, Education. Should hold a Bachelor's certificate in: Education, Engineering, Environmental Science, Finance/Business Management, Hospitality/Catering/Food Production, Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Mass Communication, Music and any significant course. 

The preparation period for this classification will be a year. 

Specialist Officers 

Should hold the base necessity to qualify as GSO Cadet, aside from Chaplains/Imams who should hold a base mean grade of C+ (Plus) in KCSE. 

Should be a degree holder from a perceived University/Institution and be enlisted with an administrative/legal body where material in any of the applicable disciplines. 

Servicemen/ladies (General Duty) Recruits 

Should hold a base mean grade of D (plain) in KCSE 


Forthcoming competitors willing to apply should fulfill the conditions and necessities given underneath: 

Diploma holders. 

A base mean grade of C (Plain) in KCSE, an important Diploma or above from a perceived establishment, and be enrolled with the significant legal bodies, where material. 

Certificate holders. 

A base mean grade of D+ (Plus) in KCSE and either an applicable Certificate with Government Trade Test Grade II or Craft II from a perceived establishment. 

Public Youth Service (NYS) prepared Technicians or Artisans who meet the above necessities are urged to apply. 


Be a resigned Kenya Defense Forces Service Member or a resigned National Youth Serviceman/lady. 

Be between the ages of 30 and 55 years of age for resigned KDF and somewhere in the range of 35 and 45 years of age for resigned NYS. 

Have a Discharge Certificate with a base rating of "Excellent" in lead. 

More likely than not served for nine (9) a long time Color Service and resigned respectably from KDF. 

Instructions to Apply 

Intrigued candidates for the situation of Specialist Officer and Tradesmen/ladies are encouraged to apply online by signing in to 

The application accommodation will close on November 14, and the shortlisted up-and-comers will be told through print media between November 21 to November 27. 

The Ministry illuminates the public that the KDF selecting group will comprise of the Kenya Army, the Kenya Air Force, and the Kenya Navy who will visit the enlistment communities for the enrollment work out.

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