This article is designed to help students who wish to study Political Science and Defence Studies under the Faculty of Social & Management Sciences in Nigeria Defence Academy as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in NDA to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna, is one of the first of two Military Universities in Nigeria. Nigerian Army University established in 2018 in Biu, Borno State is the other military university though it does not offer military training. The duration of training at the Nigerian Defence Academy is 5 years for Army cadets (4 years Academic + 1 year Military) and 4 years for Navy and Air force cadets after which they proceed to Nigerian Naval College, Onne, Port-Hacourt and 301 Flying Training School(301FTS), Kaduna respectively for 1-year training at their respective services.
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Political Science and Defence Studies;
Five (5) SSC credit passes including English Language Government or History and at least a pass in Mathematics
SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS
(1) NDA requires ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government and any other two (2) of Economics, History, Geography, French, Literature in English, Christian Religious Studies / Islamic Studies and any Nigerian Language
In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Political Science and Defence Studies under the Faculty of Social & Management Sciences in the above Universities include;
Three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects
These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Political Science and Defence Studies, if you don’t intend to use UTME.
You require;Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Government and one other Social Science subject
All candidates interested in getting admitted into NDA for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 180 or above in your JAMB result.