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UPDF Recruitment – Scientists (Several Positions)

About Organization:

The Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) is the armed forces of Republic of Uganda.

 Job Summary: 

The UPDF is hereby announcing further recruitment into the UPDF in addition to the just ended recruitment of S.4 leavers.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

UACE (S.6)  Science based combinations with at least a principal pass in Chemistry, Physics,  Mathematics and Geography, plus subsidiaries

  • PEM
  • PCM
  • PCB
  • BCM
  • MEG

Degrees or Diplomas in

  • Civil Engineering
  • Telephone Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Cyber Security
  • Computer Forensics
  • Computer  Science
  • Aero Space
  • Masons
  • Electricians
  • Painters
  • Specialized fabricators
  • Carpenters
  • Heavy Engineering Equipment Operators
  • Heavy Engineering Equipment Mechanics
  • Age limit 18-28 years.


How to Apply:

The applications will be done on the UPDF website and will last 14 days effective today, 19th June up to 3rd July.

From 4th July up to 10 July the applications will be scrutinized and uploaded on the website for successful applications.

From 11th July to 14th July, the successful applicants will be uploaded on the website.

The candidates that will find their names on the website will report to the Land Forces Headquarters in Bombo for screening on the 15th of July. The screening includes medical and physical fitness tests. The screening exercise will take place from 15th July 2024.

The successful applicants must report to Bombo with the following;

  • National Identity card
  • Letters from LCI and LCII Chairpersons, GISO and DISO.


Deadline: 3rd July 2024


No money is required in this process. Recruitment into the UPDF is FREE.

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Date Posted2024-06-19T16:01
Valid Through2024-07-04T00:00
Employment TypeFULL_TIME
Hiring OrganizationUganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF)
Job Location Kampala Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda
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