Uganda Army Recruitment 2023/2024 Application Form

Last Updated on October 21, 2022

Are you interested in joining the Uganda Army? Then you are on the right post. We have exhaustively communicated all the important and recent updates, related to this recruitment exercise. Kindly read to the end, to get all the necessary information, concerning the requirements, guidelines, qualifications, and application for the 2023 Uganda Army recruitment.

Uganda Army Recruitment

There are many things you need to understand about the Uganda Army before you apply. In case you’ve not known before, the Uganda Army recruitment 2023 application form is free.

Some of the most asked questions about Uganda Army Recruitment include:

  • Is Uganda Army 2023 job application form out?
  • Where can I obtain the 2023 Uganda Army Recruitment form?
  • When will Uganda Army start 2023 Recruitment?
  • I need Uganda Army 2023 Recruitment updates,
  • How can I apply for Uganda Army Recruitment 2023? Just to list a few.

These questions will be answered on this page and everything you need to be shortlisted for the Uganda Army recruitment will also be clearly stated.

Uganda Army Recruitment

In 2004 the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs (MoDVA) undertook a comprehensive program to transform the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) into a modern, professional, and accountable force subordinate to the civilian authority. This undertaking has enabled the UPDF to acquire requisite skills and capabilities to defend and protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Uganda.

Peace and Stability remain a fundamental prerequisite for socio-economic transformation for any country. It is therefore envisaged in the Uganda Vision 2040, that Uganda can only harness her abundant opportunities and achieve its aspirations when there is absolute tranquillity.

This imperative has therefore become a cornerstone in all UPDF missions and drives the institution to keep an all-time force that is modern and professional replenished through a continuous recruitment of able-bodied willing Ugandans. Articles 51 and 52 of the UPDF Act, 2005 give UPDF authority to recruit Ugandans who meet the standards prescribed in all districts without discrimination. Uganda Army Recruitment

Therefore, this years’ recruitment exercise aims at attracting very composed and patriotic Ugandans ready to serve in regular, professional and specialized units. It is an opportunity for UPDF to fill gaps created by retirements and also tap skills of personnel with competencies in science subjects required in a modern army. For one to be recruited he/she must meet the following criteria:

Requirements for Uganda Army Recruitment 2023

Eligible candidates to meet the following requirements:

1. Citizenship: MUST be a Ugandan citizen and must be in possession of an Original National Identity Card.

2. Medical: MUST be healthy and medically fit; ready to undergo medical and physical body check and a road run to test endurance and body fitness.

3. Age: Regular Recruits must be male and female adults between the age of 18-25 years and professionals between 18 and 30 years.

4. Marital status: MUST be single with no children.

5. Education standard. Regular Recruits must possess a minimum formal education of S.4 (UCE) or S.6 in science subjects. Original certificates of 2016, 2017 and 2018 with a school IDs are a must.

6. Professionals: Degree/Diploma holders in medicine, chemistry, Engineering, teachers and vocational skills.

7. Conduct: Candidates must be of good conduct with no criminal record. Letters of recommendations from LC I, LC III, GISOs duly signed are a MUST, to confirm their conduct.

8. Moral Standards: Presentation of forged documents is criminal and culprits will be liable to prosecution.

*Requirements for UPDF-Airforce Candidates

a.  S.6 biased in Science subjects such as physics, math and, Geography.

b.   Degree and Diploma holders in Aviation related fields such as:

1. Pilots with Private Pilot Licence (PPL), Commercial Pilot License (CPL) or Pilot Instructors.

2. Aircraft maintenance Engineers category A&C ( Engine and Airframe), category X ( Electrical and Avionics, Radio and Instruments).

3. Air Traffic Controllers. Uganda Army Recruitment

4. Radar Engineers and Radar Operators.

5. Flight Operators.

Details shall be posted in newspaper adverts and radio announcements).

The UPDF leadership has set up teams to ensure that the exercise achieves its objectives within the time given. Districts are encouraged to meet their quotas allocated as per the results of the population census which will be communicated by the team leaders.

Finally, let it be clear that recruitment into the UPDF is not an off-the hook job opportunity, but rather a patriotic calling to serve our country Uganda in a field that requires great sacrifice and determination from the very first day of recruitment to the last day of one’s service.

How to Apply for Uganda Army Recruitment 2023

IMPORTANT! Uganda Army recruitment 2023 has not yet commenced. DISREGARD any form of advert you come across. This page will be updated immediately after the form is out. You can keep visiting this page or the Uganda Army recruitment portal to stay updated once the form is out.

2 thoughts on “Uganda Army Recruitment 2023/2024 Application Form”

  1. i murumya robert the last year police constable during elections intrested in joining updf once it was and still my dream from my child hood to adult hood once am born to protect life and properties

  2. happy to hear am among the shortlisted candidates


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