RDF recruits

By Elina Jonas Ruzindaza
On 9 August 2020 at 12:31

The Rwanda Defense Forces (RDF) has begun recruiting officer cadets and junior officers which is being carried out in all cells of the country from August 7-16, 2020, following the Covid-19 prevention-guidelines.

A statement from the Ministry of Defense stats that officer cadets will undergo training at Rwanda Military Academy-Gako, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in various military-related disciplines.

Candidates required to have completed high school, between 18 and 23.

Recruits at junior officers level are required to have completed three to six years of secondary education, also aged 18 and 23.

Other qualifications include willingness to serce, patriotic, meducally fit as approved by a registered medical doctor and must not have been convicted by a court of law, should be single and honest.

Junior recruits are required to carry along academic credentials that prove their completion of Ordinary and Advanced levels.

An RDF statement signed by the Acting Chief of Administration and Personnel, Lt Col Peterson Mutsinzi states that those who had previously registered will not have to re-register but will take the exam.

The interviews will begin August 17-23, 2020 at 8:00 am and will be held in all Provinces and the City of Kigali.

RDF has begun recruiting officer cadets and junior officers