2023/2024 Botswana Defence Force Officer Cadets Recruitment

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Botswana Defence Force Recruitment 2023… Do you wish to apply for Botswana Defence Force Recruitment 2023? If yes, then this informative article is for you. You will be given detailed information about Botswana Defence Force Recruitment, Requirements and How To Apply.

Entry Requirements
  • Botswana citizens both male and female (with no dual citizenship).
  • Should be in possession of a valid National ID card (OMANG).
  • Aged between 18-28 years.
  • Be physically and mentally fit.
  • No adverse criminal records.
  • Minimum height of 160 cm for males and 155 cm for females.
  • Minimum body weight of 55 Kg for males and 45 Kg for females.
  • Female candidates must not be pregnant at recruitment.
Minimum Qualification

Bachelor’s degree from any field with exception of the following: Medical Officers, Dentists, Physiotherapists, Pharmacists, Bio-Medical Engineers, Specialist Nurses, Clinical Psychologists, Veterinary Officers, Lawyers, Chaplains (Ordained Ministers).

NB: Botswana Defence Force has established Mobile Recruitment Centres in the following areas; Gantsi, Kasane, Tsabong, Maun, Francistown, Palapye and Gaborone as the Main Centre. It is therefore compulsory that candidates indicate their place of preference in their applications.

Key Skills And Personal Attributes
  • Disciplined
  • Team player
  • Loyal
  • Trustworthy
  • Selfless
  • Courageous
Remuneration, Benefits And Opportunities

BDF offers competitive remuneration and benefits packages commensurate with qualifications over and above the following;

  • Free accommodation and subsidised utilities
  • Professional and academic growth
  • Local and international exposure
  • 20% BDF allowance (X-factor)
  • Free advanced medical care.
Selection Process

All candidates will have to undergo a selection process which includes the following:

  • Physical fitness assessment (2.4km run, push-ups and sit-ups).
  • Comprehensive medical exam in accordance with BDF Recruitment Medical Standards.
  • Aptitude tests, interviews and group tests.
Mandatory Training
  • Successful candidates shall undergo 12 months of Basic Military Training.
  • Upon completion of training, officers must be ready to serve in various geographic locations and environmental conditions.
  • Certified copies of the National Identity Card (Omang), relevant educational certificates/documents, transcripts, CV and references must be attached.

IMPORTANT! The Botswana Defence Force Application Form 2023 is not yet out online, DISREGARD any form of advert you come across. This page will be updated immediately after the form is out.

For more information visit the Botswana Defence Force

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