How To Get a Job at KDF Kenya


Kenya Defence Forces recruits cadets as well as service officers annually. This is one of the few government jobs that most Kenyan youths strive to get but the positions are limited.

The basic requirements of getting a KDF jobs include:

  1. Requirements
  2. Must be Kenуan citiᴢens.
  3. Age: Betԝeen 18 and 26 уears old for GSO Cadets and up to 29 уears for Specialist Officers.
  4. Be physically and medically fit in accordance ԝith the KDF standards.
    d. Ηaνe no criminal record.
  5. Minimum Ηeight: 5 ft 3 in. (5’3”).
  6. Minimum Weight:
    (1) Men – 54.55 Kg (120 lb).
    (2) Women – 50.00 Kg (110 lb).

The requirements above represent a small percentage of what is required to join the highly rated government job.

The most important aspect of the interview is to have a clean medical record, a certificate of good conduct and be able to run and beat at least 80 % of the participants.

One thing am excited about is that corruption has been contained; you can now get a job at KDF even if you have nothing to give “Wakubwa”.

The most fortunate people are women because chances of every participant getting the job are almost 90 %.So-any lady having a clean medical record, zero criminal record and physically fit will automatically get the job.

KDF offers competitive salaries for their soldiers. New recruits earn more than Sh 40,000 during training but their salaries rise significantly once they complete the training.

For your information, it’s better to join KDF than the ordinary police force. Army Officers in Kenya have so many privileges and their salaries are higher as compared to regular police.