Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) : This is to inform the general public that online application for admission into the 71st Regular Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna will be available from 22nd October, 2018 to 14th March, 2019. Admission into NDA is open to both Male and Female Nigerians.
All You Need to Know About the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA
Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Application for Admission for the 70th Regular Course Screening Test Date and Requirements. The screening test will be conducted as phase one of the Post-UTME screening and is scheduled to hold on “Saturday 13th April, 2019”
Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Requirement
Therefore, all eligible candidates are to bring along their Acknowledgement Form, Screening Test Admission Card,JAMB result slip and TWO (2) postcard sized (3.5 x 5 inches) photographs to the Screening Test Center.The photographs should show only from the chest upwards and should contain the candidate’s Name, JAMB Reg No,State, Screening Test Center, Course of study and Signature at the back.Only successful candidates at the NDA Screening Test will subsequently be invited for the Armed Forces Selection Board (phase 2 of the screening test) following which the list of admitted candidates will be published.
Requirements for Admission into Academic Departments of the Nigerian Defence Academy Candidates eligible for admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) must have the following: Passed the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) and attained an acceptable minimum national standard (as determined by JAMB annual policy meeting) in English language,Mathematics and any other two subjects relevant tothe proposed course of study as set out by the JAMB brochure.The course applied for on JAMB and NDA portal must be the same.The choice of UTME subjects combination must be relevant to the course applied for in NDA. Minimum of Five O level credits at GCE,SSCE (WAEC,NECO and NABTEB) in English language, Mathematics and three other subjects which are relevant to the intended programme at not more than two sittings.
Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Other Requirement
Candidate be up to 17 years but not less than 21 years by 1August 2019.
Note: Candidates who desire to join the Nigerian Air Force must be between 17 and 19 years old at entry. The Nigerian Air Force has suspended the enlistment of female candidates in her Regular Combatant programme in NDA. Must not be less than 1.68 meters tall for maleand
1.65meters for female. Must be medically and physically fit and must be of good moral character. Must have a BMI of between 18.5 – 25.5 kg/m2 to be considered for selection. Must be single male or female without legal obligation to
support any child or other individuals.
Present a Certificate of indigeneship from the State
Government or Local Government Area.
Working knowledge of French, Arabic or Mandarin language is an added advantage.
Candidates are to note the following: Application forms submitted without O levelresults will not be accepted.
Candidates awaiting results are not qualified.
Only O level examination results of not more than 5 years old from the date of examination will be accepted.
Admission into the Academy is for both male and female Nigerians only, but Nigerian Air force does not accept
female candidates for now.
The requirements for various undergraduate degree programmes
are as detailed in the NDA website/Application portal or the link below. All other information concerning degree cources, eligibility and screening test centres are as contained in the NDA website application portal
Nature and Duration of Training
Candidates admitted into NDA for Regular Course wilt ,undergo military and academic training as Officer Cadets for a duration of 5 years for Nigerian Army cadets 4 years for Nigerian Navy and Nigerian Air force cadets.On successful completion of training, graduands will earn a honours degree in a core discipline (B.Sc, BEng, BA). They will equally earn a Presidential Commission into the Armed Forces of Nigeria.
Administration of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA)
All Regular Course cadets will train in NDA and the cost of their administration and logistics will be borne by the Federal Government of Nigeria. Reference Materials In response to requests from candidates for reference materials, the Academy has offered a Compendium of Past Questions & Answers at a token fee to interested candidates. This can be purchased from the Registry, NDA. Screening Test Conditions Only candidates who satisfied the admission requirements and must have the UTME score of 180 for Arts & Social Sciences and Science while 210 score for Engineering courses will be enabled to print the Screening Test Admission Card and participate in the NDA Screening Test at the Centre of choice.
Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Application Closing Date
14th March, 2019.
Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) of Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click Here to Start Application
Create and Account: Your first step to apply to the Nigerian Defence Academy is to
create an account. Click Here to create an account . if you already have an
Account, click to login to the portal. Your account will enable
you purchase a form and also complete your application over
several sessions. You will access your secure application in
subsequent sessions by signing in under “Log in” or
“Application Status”. If you have started an application
previously, you can always login to continue. The system will
prompt you on how to complete the application. Once
satisfied with the application, click on submit!
Applicants can pay for their applications Online via the portal or via REMITA Retrieval Reference RRR at any Nigerian bank of choice. Ensure you have completed the previous step
“CREATE AN ACCOUNT” to proceed.
To pay Online, Login to the application portal, choose ‘Pay Online’.
To pay via at any Nigerian bank of choice, login to the
application portal, choose ‘Pay at Branch’
The application will guide you through the rest of the
straightforward payment process
The online upload of required application documents is
necessary, it is therefore advised that you please come along
with the originals of this uploaded documents for sighting
during your interview. Your application information is
maintained on a secure server and remains confidential prior
to submission. Use the Support link to get help or assistance
during the completion and submission process.
Kindly note that your application is not complete until all
copies of your Credentials, have been uploaded and submitted
along with your application.
Your application will be reviewed online by the appropriate
admission officials once submitted to Nigerian Defence
Acadmey Online. All required application procedures must be completed on or before the appropriate application deadline.
Application Status: Check the status of your application by logging into this system with the login details assigned to you for the application.
Note: Only payment against RRR Codes generated via the application portal will be accepted. Dear Prospective Student, Admission into The Nigerian Defence Academy is STRICTLY by merit. We will never ask for money to influence admission. Please beware.