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NDA 71st Regular Course Admission Application Deadline Extended, 2018/2019



Latest: NDA 71st Regular Course Admission Application Deadline Extended, 2018/2019

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has extended the application deadline for the 71st Regular Course.

NDA 71st Regular Course Admission Application Deadline Extended, 2018/2019

The new deadline for NDA application form is Thursday, 28th March 2018.

Prospective candidates are hereby advised to make use this opportunity. For details on how to apply, see details below;

Earlier: NDA 71st Regular Course Admission Application Form and Details

NDA Admission Form and Application Invitation: Nigerian Defence Academy admission into the 71st Regular Course for the 2019/2020 session has been announced. See the full details below.

This is to inform the general public that online application for admission into the 71st Regular Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna has commenced. Admission into NDA is open to both Male and Female Nigerians.

NDA 71st Regular Course Admission Details

Summary: Cut-off mark is 210 for engineering and 180 for other courses. Application cost is 3,500. Deadline is Thursday March 14th, 2019. Post-UTME Screening holds Saturday April 13th, 2019. 

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) 71st regular course admission online application form will be available for sale as from Monday 22 October 2018 to Thursday 14 March 2019 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 13 April 2019 at designated centres across the country.

Only candidates with JAMB 2019 Registration Number will be eligible to write the exams.

NDA will await JAMB 2018 examination results before shortlisting candidates for the 71 RC Armed Forces Selection Board (AFSB) interview.

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 2019 examination shall be offered admission into NDA by the AFSB.

NDA Available Courses

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

CourseGeneral RequirementCompulsory CreditsRelevant Credits
BSc Accounting5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Financial Accounting and MathematicsCommerce,Government, Civic Education, Geography History, Economics and Literature ln English
BA French5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics.English Language, French and Mathematics.Economics, Geography, Government, Civic Education, History, Arabic, CRK/IRK Commerce, Financial Accounting, Literature in English, Home Management and any Nigerian Languages.
BSc Economics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Economics and MathematicsFinancial Accounting, Commerce, Government, Civic Education, Geography, History, French, Home Management and Literature in English
BA Arabic5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language Arabic and MathematicsEnglish Language, Arabic and MathematicsEconomics, Geography, Government, Civic Education, History, French, IRK, Commerce, Financial Accounting, Literature In English, Home Management and any Nigerian Languages
BSc Geography5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics.English Language, Geography and Mathematics.History, Economics, Government, Civic Education, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Visual Arts, Agricultural Science, Further Mathematics, Physical Education, Health Education, Technical Drawing, Food Nutrition and Home Management(Preference will be given to those having credits in Social Science Subjects).
BA History and War Studies5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics.English Language, History or Governmentand Mathematics.Arabic, Civic Education, Economics, Geography, Commerce, French, Literature in English, CRK/IRK and any Nigerian Language.
BSc Political Science and Defence Studies5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics.English Language, Government / Civic Education and Mathematics.History, Economics, French, Arabic, Geography, Financial Accounting Literature in English, CRK/IRK, Home Management, Commerce and any Nigerian Language.
BSc Psychology5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language Biology and Mathematics.English Language, Biology and Mathematics.Economics, History, Government, Civic Education, Chemistry, Geography, Health Education, Literature in English, Commerce Financial Accounting Home Management and Agricultural Science.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF MILITARY SCIENCES AND INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

 

CourseGeneral RequirementCompulsory CreditsRelevant Credits
BSc Intelligence and Cyber Security Studies5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics.English Language, Physics and Mathematics.Economics / Geography Chemistry / Biology, Computer Studies Basic Electronics Basic Electricity and Further Mathematics.
BSc Logistics and Supply ChainManagement5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics.English Language, Economics and Mathematics.Chemistry, Government, History, Geography, Financial Accounting,Commerce, Food And Nutrition, Home Management,Physics, Biology, Agric Science, Visual Arts, Technical Drawing and Building Construction.
BSc Military Science5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics.English Language, Physics and Mathematics.Any one of the listed Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Agricultural Science, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity and Building Construction.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

 

BEng Civil Engineering5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics.English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics,Bio logy,Geography, Building Construction, AgriculturalScience, Wood Work, Metal Work andComputer Studies.
BEng Electrical and Electronics Engineering5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and PhysicsTechnical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Basic Electronic, Computer Studies and Basic Electricity
BEng Mechanical Engineering5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and PhysicsTechnical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology,Geography Auto Mechanics, Wood Work, Metal Work and Computer Studies

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF SCIENCE

 

COURSEGENERAL REQUIREMENTCOMPULSORY CREDITSRELEVANT CREDITS
BSc Biological Sciences5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics.English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry.Any one of the listed Subjects: Physics, Further Mathematics, Agricultural Science, Geography andHealth Education.
BSc Chemistry5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics.English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.Any one of the listed Subjects: Biology,Further Mathematics and Agricultural Science.
BSc Computer Science5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics.EnglishLanguage,Mathematics andPhysics.Any two of the listed Subjects: Chemistry, FurtherMathematics,Bio logy, Computer Studies Basic Electronics and Basic Electricity.
BSc Mathematics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics.English Language, Mathematics and Physics.Any two of the listed Subjects: Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Biology, Computer Studies, Technical Drawing, Basic Electronics and Basic Electricity.
BSc Physics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics.English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.Any one of the listed Subjects: Bio logy, Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Agricultural Science, Basic Electronics and Basic Electricity.

NDA 71st Regular Course Admission Requirements

The requirements for various undergraduate degree programmes are as detailed in the NDA website / applications portal, as well as in the JAMB Brochure and website. All other information concerning degree courses, eligibility and examination centres are as contained in the NDA website / applications portal. Please note that working knowledge of French, Arabic and Mandarin will be an added advantage to applicants. WAEC/NECO or NABTEB results of 2019 will not be accepted.

1. To be eligible for admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy, a candidate must have the following:

  1. 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 to the 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Candidate be up to 17 years but not less than 21 years by 1 August 2019.
    Note:(1) Candidates who desire to join the Nigerian Air Force must be between 17 and 19 years old at entry.
    (2) The Nigerian Air Force has suspended the enlistment of female candidates in her Regular Combatant programme in NDA.
  4. Must not be less than 1.68 meters tall for maleand 1.65meters for female.
  5. Must be medically and physically fit and must be of good moral character.
  6. Must have a BMI of between 18.5 – 25.5 kg/m2 to be considered for selection.
  7. Must be single male or female without legal obligation to support any child or other individuals.
  8. Present a Certificate of indigeneship from the State Government or Local Government Area.
  9. Working knowledge of French, Arabic or Mandarin language is an added advantage.

2. Furthermore, candidates are to note the following:

  1. Candidates awaiting results are not qualified. Application forms submitted without results will not be accepted.
  2. Only examination results of not more than 5 years old from the date of examination will be accepted.
  3. Currently, admission into the Academy is for both male and female Nigerians only, but Nigerian Air force does not accept female candidates for now.

How to Apply for NDA Regular Admission

Candidates should log on to the application portal www.nda.edu.ng or RCapplications.nda.edu.ng. The application fee is 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. THE COURSE APPLUED FOR ON JAMB AND NDA PORTAL MUST BE THE SAME. SUCH APPLICANTS ARE EXPECTED TO SIT FOR THE JAMB UNIFIED TERTIARY MATRICULATION EXAMINATIONS (UTME).

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  1. CREATE AN 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!
  2. PURCHASE FORM
    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
  3. UPLOAD DOCUMENTS
    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.
  4. REVIEW
    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.
  5. APPLICATION STATUS
    Check the status of your application by logging into this system with the login details assigned to you for the application.

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 13 April 2019.

All eligible candidates are to bring along their Acknowledgement Form, Screening Test Admission Card, JAMB result slip and TWO (2) postcard size (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.

ADMINISTRATION:

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.

Website: www.nda.edu.ng
Application Portal: RCapplications.nda.edu.ng
E-Mail: rcapplications@nda.edu.ng
Regular Cadets Admission Support Line: 09058093934

Also See: NDA Admission List


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