UPDF General Recruitment 2021-2022 | Apply Now

 UPDF General Recruitment 2021-2022 | Apply Now

 UPDF General Recruitment 2021-2022 – Ministry Of Defence and Veteran Affairs have released the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces Recruitment Date for the year 2021.

GENERAL 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. UPDF General 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:

The recruitment criteria, centres and dates are as indicated below:

A. RECRUITMENT CRITERIA

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.

 

CHECK OUT: Uganda Peoples Defence Forces Recruitment Shortlisted Candidates

 

Additional info on UPDF National Recruitment Exercise due 27th Dec 2019 – 5th Jan 2021

*Requirements for UPDF-Air force 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.

4. Radar Engineers and Radar Operators.

5. Flight Operators.

B. RECRUITMENT CENTRES AND DATES : UPDF General Recruitment

CENTRES AND

DISTRICTS

DATES

TEAMS

(a)

(b)

(c)

LYANTONDE DIST

LYANTONDE

27 DEC 19

HQs

RAKAI

KYOTERA

MASAKA DIST HQs

MASAKA

28 DEC 19

KALANGALA

BUKOMASIMBI

KALUNGU

LWENGO

MPIGI DIST HQs

MPIGI

29 DEC 19

SEMBABULE

BUTAMBALA

GOMBA

MITYANA DIST HQs

MITYANA

31 DEC 19

MUBENDE

KASANDA

KIBOGA DIST HQs

KYANKWANZI

02 JAN 20

KIBOGA

LUWERO DIST HQs

LUWERO

04 JAN 20

NAKASONGOLA

NAKASEKE

HOIMA DIST HQs

HOIMA with

27 DEC 19

KIKUUBE

KAGADI

KIBAALE

KAKUMIRO

FORT PORTAL DIST

KABAROLE

29 DEC 19

HQs

KAMWENGE with

KITAGWENDA

KYENJOJO

KYEGEGWA

BUNYANGABO

BUNDIBUGYO –

BUNDUBUGYO

30 DEC 19

DIST HQs

NTOROKO

KASESE DIST HQs

KASESE

31 DEC 19

BUSHENYI DIST

BUSHENYI

02 JAN 20

HQs

MITOOMA

BUHWEJU

RUBIRIZI

SHEEMA

MBARARA DIST

MBARARA with

03 JAN 20

HQs

RWAMPARA

ISINGIRO

IBANDA

KIRUHURA with

KAZO

 

CENTRES AND

DISTRICTS

DATES

TEAMS

KABALE DIST HQs

KABALE

04 JAN 20

KISORO

RUKIGA

RUBANDA

RUKUNGIRI DIST

RUKUNGIRI

05 JAN 20

HQS

KANUNGU

NTUNGAMO

ARUA – DIST HQs

ARUA with MADI-

27 DEC 19

OKOLLO

YUMBE

MARACHA

ADJUMAN

MOYO

OBONGI

KOBOKO

NEBBI – DIST HQS

NEBBI with

28 DEC 19

PAKWACH

ZOMBO

GULU – DIST HQs

GULU

29 DEC 19

AMURU

NWOYA

OMORO

KITGUM – DIST HQS

KITGUM

30 DEC 19

LAMWO

PADER – DIST HQs

PADER

31 DEC 19

AGAGO

LIRA – DIST HQS

LIRA

02 JAN 20

DOKOLO

ALEBTONG

OTUKE

AMOLATAR

APAC – DIST HQS

APAC with

03 JAN 20

KWANIA

OYAM

KOLE

MASINDI – DIST

MASINDI

05 JAN 20

HQs

KIRYANDONGO

BULISA

KOTIDO DIST HQs

KOTIDO

27 DEC 19

KABONG with

KARENGA

ABIM

MOROTO DIST HQs

MOROTO with

LUSOT

28 DEC 19

NAPAK

NAKAPIRIPIRITI

with NABILATUK

AMUDAT

RECRUITMENT CENTRES AND DATES : UPDF General Recruitment

CENTRES AND

DISTRICTS

DATES

TEAMS

KAPCHORWA DIST

KAPCHORWA

30 DEC 19

HQs

BUKWO

KWEENI

MBALE – DIST HQS

MBALE

31 DEC 19

SIRONKO

BULAMBULI

BUKEDEA

BUDUDA

MANAFA with

NAMISINDWA

SOROTI DIST HQs

SOROTI

02 JAN 20

AMURIA

KATAKWI

SERERE

KUMI

NGORA

KAPELABYONG

KABERAMAIDO

BUDAKA DIST HQs

PALISA

03 JAN 20

BUDAKA

KIBUKU

BUTEBO

TORORO DIST HQs

TORORO

04 JAN 20

BUTALEJA

BUSIA

IGANGA DIST HQs

IGANGA with

05 JAN 20

BUGWERI

BUGIRI

NAMUTUMBA

LUUKA

KOLOLO CENTRE

KAMPALA

27 DEC 19

WAKISO DIST HQs

WAKISO

28 – 29

DEC 19

KAMULI DIST HQs

KAMULI

30 DEC 19

KALIRO

BUYENDE

JINJA DIST HQs

JINJA

31 DEC 19

MAYUGE

NAMAYINGO

MUKONO DIST HQs

MUKONO

02 JAN 20

BUIKWE

BUVUMA

KAYUNGA

(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. UPDF General Recruitment

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.

For God and My Country.

Richard Karemire psc, fwc

Brig Gen

DEFENCE SPOKESPERSON

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SEE ALSO:

1 Uganda Peoples Defence Forces ACT 2005

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21 thoughts on “UPDF General Recruitment 2021-2022 | Apply Now

  1. MUGABI THOMAS

    Hello Hon. General Brigadier Richard, I am Mugabi Thomas who sat for the U.C.E In 2017 at Muterere seniour secondary school. I wanted to join The Uganda people’s defence force (U.P.D.F) As a patriot because i rearly love my country, but because i don’t have the National identification card. But i registered with the office of NIRA but i have not yet recieved it, i.e They have not yet released our IDs so i kindly request you General Brigadier to help me find the solution. Am physically fit aged 25 born in 1994 and obtain 33 aggrigate. Thank you for your protection towards our country Uganda. May the Lord of peace him self gives Peace in every way. For God And My County. My contact is 0783791435

    Reply
  2. MUKISA PHILLYMON

    I love updf army for the good work they of keeping people and their properties i was a patriotism from my primary up to my secondary

    Reply
  3. Mbabazi kevin

    gd morning sir
    my question z ,when is the next recruitment because I would like to join for this year or next year

    Reply
  4. Owolo owor

    Viva Gen Museveni, viva updf …..I love my country Uganda , heartfully waiting for any oportuin moment to work with updf air force

    Reply
  5. MUTEBI DENNIS

    I was left aside in 2019 recruitment process but in 2021 am well prepared to test my chances again to join this force.I possess a certificate as a special police constable in police and my educational docs are legal. So am well prepared to go.Salute🇧🇪

    Reply
  6. Twinomucunguzi Christopha

    Good afternoon.

    Am Christopha Twinomucunguzi and I love to join army.am agraduate of social work and social administration.

    Reply
  7. Nabaya Ismail Junior

    Goid morning sir
    I would like to know when the recruitment for Mbale is in this year coz I am willing to join rhe army

    Reply
  8. Asasira clnton

    I really wish to join updf for I feel to to serve the country Uganda with the whole heart and soul plz help me God

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    1. Nankya Nisham

      Appreciate the good work and would like to know when is the next recruitment

      Reply
  9. Nankya Nisham

    Appreciate the good work and would like to know when is the next recruitment

    Reply

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