Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) 72nd regular course (Degree programmes) for the 2020/2021 academic session
Candidates admitted into NDA for Regular Course will 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 (BSc, BEng, BA). They will equally earn a Presidential Commission into the Armed Forces of Nigeria.
Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) 72nd regular course admission online application form will be available for sale as from 5 December, 2019 to 14 May, 2020 and it is open to both male and female Nigerians.
The NDA screening test will be conducted as phase one of the Post-UTME screening and is scheduled to hold on Saturday 16 May, 2020 at designated centres across the country. Only candidates with JAMB 2020 Registration Number will be eligible to write the exams.
Only candidates who score a minimum of 180 (for Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, Science and Military Science & Interdisciplinary Studies) and 210 (for Faculty of Engineering) in JAMB 2020 examination shall be offered admission into NDA by the AFSB.
NDA 72nd Regular Course Admission Requirements.
Candidates eligible for 72 Regular Course admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) must have the following:
- Must be medically and physically fit and must be of good moral character.
- 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.
- Be at least 17 years old and NOT more than 21 years old as at 22 August 2020 in the year of entry into the Academy.
- Must have a minimum of 5 ordinary level credits at GCE, SSCE (WAEC, NECO, NBAIS and NABTEB) English language, Mathematics and three other subjects which are relevant to the intended programme at not more than two sittings.
- Must have passed the Unified Tertiary Matriculation examinations (UTME) and attain an acceptable minimum national standard (as determined by JAMB annual policy meeting) in English language, Mathematics and any other 2 subjects relevant to the proposed course of study as set out by the JAMB Brochure.
- Must NOT be less than 1.68 meters tall for male and 1.65 meters for female.
- French and Arabic, Madarin language is an added advantage.
Candidates are to note the following:
- Application forms submitted without ordinary level results will NOT be accepted.
- Candidates awaiting results are not qualified.
- Only ordinary 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.
How to Apply for NDA Admission (72nd Regular Course).
Candidates should logon to the application portal ndaapplications.net, select “Purchase Access Code” and fill in their details to pay for their application via REMITA after first obtaining their ORDER ID and REMITA Retrieval Reference (RRR) Code in the sum of N3,500.00 only. Please note that only payment against RRR Codes generated via the application portal would be accepted.
APPLICANTS APPLYING FOR ADMISSION INTO NDA MUST ALSO APPLY TO THE JOINT ADMISSIONS AND MATRICULATIONS BOARD (JAMB), AND MUST SELECT NDA AS FIRST CHOICE INSTITUTION. SUCH APPLICANTS ARE EXPECTED TO SIT FOR THE JAMB UNIFIED TERTIARY MATRICULATION EXAMINATIONS (UTME).
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS:
Applications forms are to be submitted together with the scanned SSCE results online. On submission of the online application, candidates are to download an Acknowledgement Form.
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 16 May 2020. 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 Centre.
The photographs should show only from the chest upwards and should contain the candidate’s Name, Exam number, State, Exam Centre, 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.
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.
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.
Application Portal: www.ndaapplications.net
The management of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna, has activated the portal for eligible applicants to select their screening centres.
Only shortlisted applicants (i.e. those who met all the requirements, scored 180 or above in JAMB, filled their applications correctly and uploaded their documents) would have access to login and select their screening centres.
The selection of screening centres would end by 11.59pm on Friday, 31st July 2020.
Applicants must select their centres and printout all forms before then.
The date for the screening test and not yet been decided due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting ban on interstate travel.
Please, regularly check the website for information on the screening test date.
Follow the links below for the List of Successful Candidates for the Screening Test for NDA 72nd Regular Course:
Use the link below to login into NDA portal:
|1||Adamawa||Government Day Secondary School, Opposite HQ 23 Armd Bde, Yola|
|2||Akwa Ibom||Community Secondary School, Aka Offot, Uyo.|
|3||Bauchi||Government Day Secondary School/Command Day Secondary School, Shadawaka Barracks, Bauchi.|
|4||Borno||Command Day Secondary School, Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri|
|5||Edo||Army Day Secondary School NASST, Benin|
|6||Enugu||Command Day Secondary School, Abakpa Barracks, Enugu|
|7||FCT||Command Children School, Mogadishu Cantonment, Abuja|
|8||Imo||Holy Ghost College, Owerri|
|9||Kaduna||Nigerian Defence Academy, Old Site, Ribadu Campus, Kaduna|
|10||Kaduna||Nigerian Defence Academy, Permanent Site, Afaka, Kaduna|
|11||Kano||Air Force Comprehensive Secondary School, Kano|
|12||Kwara||Nigerian Army School of Education (NASE) Ilorin|
|13||Lagos||Command Day Secondary School, Ikeja Cantonment, Lagos|
|14||Lagos||Command Day Secondary School, Ojo, Lagos|
|15||Ondo||Command Secondary School, Akure|
|16||Oyo||Command Day Secondary School Odogbo, Ibadan|
|17||Plateau||Command Secondary School, Zaria Road,|
NDA Admission form – The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna 2020/2021 academic session 72nd Regular Course admission application form is out and now available online.