2013 Kenya Defense Forces Cadets Recruitment

Those with outstanding academic achievements & wish to serve in the military may be recruited into Kenya Defense Forces as General Service Officer ( G.S.O ) Cadets.

Candidates that performed exceptionally well in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations with passes in mathematics & sciences could apply.

KDF Cadets Commissioning
Requirements for candidates wishing to be recruited into KDF as G.S.O cadets are usually as follows:-

1. Must be a Kenyan citizens.
2. Be aged between 18 & 26 years.
3. Have a minimum of grade B (plain) in KCSE.
4. Be medically fit.
5. Have no criminal record.
6. Have a minimum height of 5 fit 3 inches.
7. Men should weigh a minimum of  54 kgs & women 50 kgs.
8. Women candidates should not be pregnant.

Please note that original educational certificates are required during the recruitment exercises as result slips get rejected.

To prove that you do not have a criminal record, a certificate of good conduct issued in Kenya by the  Criminal Investigations Department comes in handy.

The Kenyan identity card is also required during recruitment exercises to show the candidates age and also prove that those applying to join the military are Kenyan citizens.


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