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RECRUITMENT

a.     CONDITIONS FOR CADETS

  1. Must be Kenyan citizens.
  2. Age: Between 18 and 26 years old.
  3. Education: A minimum of mean grade B (Plain) in KCSE.
  4. Be medically fit.
  5. Have no criminal record.
  6. Minimum Height: 5 ft 3 in. (5'3").
  7. Minimum Weight:
    • Men: 54.5 Kg (120 lb).
    • Women: 50.0 Kg (110 lb).
  8. Women candidates must NOT be pregnant.

b.     CONDITIONS FOR RECRUITS

  1. Must be Kenyan citizens and should not have dual citizenship.
  2. Age . Between 18 and 26 years old.
  3. Education . A minimum of mean grade D (Plain) in KCSE.
  4. Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
  5. Have no criminal record.
  6. Potential candidates must turn up in appropriate running gear.
  7. Those with Technical and Non-technical Trades are encouraged to present themselves for recruitment.

c.      CONDITIONS FOR DEFENCE FORCES CONSTABULARIES

  1. Must be Kenyan citizens and should not have dual citizenship.
  2. Age . Below 52 years old.
  3. Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
  4. Have no criminal record.
  5. Be ex-Defence Forces Servicemen/Women (Kenya Army,Air Force or Kenya Navy).
  6. Possess a Discharge Certificate of minimum “Very Good” in conduct.
  7. Must have served at least a 3 or 9 years’ colour service.
 
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