NDA Application Portal for 69th Regular Course 2018/2019 – This is to inform those interested in Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) that online application for admission into the 69th Regular Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna is now available from 8 November, 2017 to 28 February, 2018. Admission into NDA is open for both Male and Female Nigerians citizens.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS INTO THE NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY:
To be eligible for admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), a candidate must have the following requirement listed below:
a. Candidate must have minimum of 5 credit passes at SSCE (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) or GCE ‘O’ Level obtained in not more than 2 sittings relevant to the Faculty of their choices.
b. Credit in English Language and Mathematics.
c. At least two supporting relevant credits to the compulsory credits in Faculty of Military Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences while that of Faculty of Science is shown in the columns for compulsory and relevant credits. However, only one supporting relevant credit is required in the Faculty of Engineering.
d. Be at least 17 years old and not more than 21 years old as at the month of August in the year of entry into the Academy (2018). Note that candidates who desire to join the Nigerian Air Force must be between 17 and 18 years old at entry, and also the Nigerian Army has suspended the enlistment of female candidates in her Regular Combatant programme in NDA.
e. Must not be less than 1.68 metres tall for male and 1.58 metres for female.
f. Must be medically and physically fit and must be of good moral character.
g. Must be single male or female without legal obligation to support any child or other individuals.
h. Present a Certificate of State of Origin obtained from a Local Government Area or a Certificate of State Indigeneship from the Office of the State Governor.
i. Working knowledge of French Language will be an added advantage. RESTRICTED 2 RESTRICTED 2. Furthermore, candidates are to note the following:
a. Candidates awaiting results are not qualified. Application forms submitted without results will not be accepted.
b. Only examination results of not more than 5 years old from the date of examination will be accepted.
c. Currently, admission into the Academy is for both male and female Nigerians only, and is limited to Navy and Air Force in the case of female candidates.
Examination Date and Requirements
- The examination will be conducted as an Entrance Examination (similar to Post-UTME examination in conventional universities).
- Therefore, all eligible candidates are to bring along their Acknowledgement Form, Examination Admission Card, JAMB result slip and TWO (2) postcard sized (3.5 x 5 inches) photographs to the Examination Centre on the examination date.
- 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 Entrance Examination will subsequently be invited for the Armed Forces Selection Board following which the list of admitted candidates will be published.