BDF Recruitment PDF Notification for Officer Cadets Post

Botswana Defence Force (BDF) is recruiting some Officers Cadets. BDF Recruitment 2022 PDF notification has been released in this regard. In this article we will talk about the BDF Recruitment Process. Eligible candidates can apply in both online and offline mode.


This post is helpful for those people who are willing to apply for Botswana Defence Force Jobs. Here you will know how to apply on Botswana Defence Force (BDF) online recruitment portal


BDF Recruitment 2022 PDF Notification for Officers Cadets Post


Botswana Defence Force has released the PDF notification of recruitment for limited posts in BDF this month on its official web portal This notification contains the eligibility criteria and detailed recruitment process.


Citizens of any state can apply for Officers Cadets Vacancies in Botswana, this recruitment is common to all. The details regarding the educational qualification of the candidates to apply for the BDF Officer Cadets posts, and the method of candidate selection are given on this page.


Online applications of Botswana Defence Force will continue until 26th September 2022. Meanwhile, all eligible candidates have to apply online or offline mode.


2022 BDF Recruitment Details


Position: Officer Cadets

No. of Vacancies: Limited

Application mode: Online or Offline

Application Deadline: 26th September 2022

BDF Portal:


BDF Recruitment Requirements for Officer Cadets Post


Bachelor’s degree from any field in exception of the following:

  • Medical Officers,
  • Dentists,
  • Physiotherapists,
  • Pharmacists,
  • Bio-Medical Engineers,
  • Specialist Nurses,
  • Clinical Psychologists,
  • Veterinary Officers,
  • Lawyers,
  • Chaplains (Ordained Ministers)


Botswana Defence Force Recruitment 2022 Salary


BDF offers competitive remuneration and benefits packages commensurate with the merit in addition to the following;


a. Free accommodation and subsidised utilities
b. Professional and academic growth
c. Local and international exposure
d. 20% BDF allowance (X-factor)
e. Free advanced medical care


BDF Recruitment Selection Process of Officers Cadets

All candidates must go through a selection process which includes the following:


  • Physical fitness assessment (2.4 km run, push-ups and sit-ups).
  • BDF recruitment is comprehensive medical examination as per medical standards.
  • Aptitude Test, Interview and Group Test


Recruitment Training for BDF Recruitment 2022


Successful candidates will undergo 12 months basic military training of BDF.


After completion of training, officers should be prepared to serve in various geographical locations and environmental conditions.


Attested copy of National Identity Card (OMANG), relevant educational certificates/documents, transcripts, CV and references should be attached.


How to apply for BDF Officer Cadets Recruitment 2022 Online Application


If you want to join the BDF Recruitment 2022 process, then for this you have to fill the online application form by visiting the portal


If a candidate is not able to process the online application then he/she can send his/her application form to the following address:


The Commander

Botswana Defence Force

Private Bag X06


Reference: O/CDT: VAC 1/22


Note: The last date to apply for the application of the applicant is 26th September 2022, and more than one application will be treated as cancelled.


Only successful candidates will be shortlisted for selection. For Enquiries call 366 2135 / 71 373 483 / 74 735 532

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