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NDA 2015/2016 Postgraduate Admission [Updated]



NDA 2015/2016 Important Update To Postgraduate Applicants

We at Nigerian Defence Academy are mindful of the difficulties experienced by our prospective applicants to get through the application process over the past week.

NDA 2015/2016 Postgraduate Admission [Updated]

The challenge has to do with the effects of newly introduced banking regulations which we are working hard to resolve.

Thank you for your understanding.

Nigerian Defence Academy NDA 2015/2016 Postgraduate Admission Details

The Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna (NDA) is currently inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into full time postgraduate programmes in the NDA Postgraduate School for the 2015/2016 Academic Session.

The sale of Online Application Forms shall be open from 21st September 2015 – 8th November 2015.

Upon purchase of Access or PIN Codes, prospective candidates should follow the link on NDA official website www.nda.edu.ng or log on to the application portal www.ndapgapplications.net and complete the online application form.Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Admission into Full -Time Postgraduate Programmes 2015/2016 Academics Session

NDA Degree Programmes

The following full-time programmes are available in the faculties and departments listed below:

a.) Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Department of Accounting
MSc in Accounting

Department of Economics
MSc in Economics
PhD in Economics

Department of Geography
MSc Geography in Environmental Management
MSc Geography in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (SIB)

Departments of History and International Studies
MA in Military History
MA in International Studies
PhD in Military History
PhD in International Studies

Department of Political Science and Defence Studies
MSc in Defence and Strategic Studies
PhD in Defence and Strategic Studies

b.) Faculty of Science

Department of Biological Sciences
MSc in Parasitology
MSc in Medicinal and Poisonous Plant Studies
MSc in Biotechnology

Department of Chemistry
MSc in Analytical Chemistry
MSc in Organic Chemistry
MSc in Material Science and Explosives

Department of Mathematics
MSc in Applied Mathematics

Department of Physics
MSc in Solid State Physics

c.) Faculty of Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering
M.Eng in Production Engineering
M.Eng in Thermofluid & Energy Engineering

NDA Postgraduate Degree Programmes

The following full -time PGD progamrnes are available in the Faculty of Engineering and departments listed below:

Department of Electrical/ Electronics Engineering

PGD in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (PGDEE)

Department of Civil Engineering

PGD in Civil Engineering (PGDCE)

Department of Mechanical Engineering

PGD in Mechanical Engineering (PGDME)

Admission Requirements

The requirements for the various programmes are as follows:

Master’s (MA. M.Eng and MSc) Degrees

A candidate seeking admission into the Master’s Degree programme shall be a graduate of the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognized university. Such candidate must possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in the relevant field of study.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree

A candidate for PhD Degree must possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) at Bachelor Degree and a Master’ Degree in the proposed field of study from a recognized university. In addition, the candidate must have scored an average of not less than 60% or 3.50 at the Masters level.

Duration of Programme

Each student admitted for Master’s or PhD Degree must pursue a FULL-TIME course of study and research in the Academy. Depending on the degree in view, the following conditions are also applicable:

A student for the Master’s degree shall pursue the programme for 2 years (4 Semesters)

Candidates for PhD degree shall pursue the programme for 3 years (6 Semesters).

At the expiration of the period of study for any given programme, a student who has not completed his/her programme shall be withdrawn from the Academy.

However, in exceptional circumstances, application for extension to complete the programme may be entertained. Extension shall not exceed a period of one year (2 Semesters) in case of Master’s degree and 2 years (4 semesters) in case of Ph.D.

A student of Postgraduate Diploma shall pursue a full-time programme for 2 years (4 semesters) and maximum period of 3 years (6 semesters)

Method of Application

Candidates are required to purchase Access or PIN Codes available at all Zenith bank Branches and Cash Offices nationwide at the cost of N7,500.00 only, excluding bank charges of N500.00, for online application.

Submission of Application

Upon purchase of Access or PIN Codes, prospective candidates should Click Here and complete the Online “Application Form”.

Kindly note that your application is not complete until all copies of your Credentials, Acknowledgement Form, Referee Form, Application for Transcripts Form and Medical Report Form, have been submitted along with your application.

Candidates can either upload the aforementioned items, when they sign in, or mail them to:

The Secretary,
Postgraduate School,
Nigerian Defence Academy
P.M.B 2109,
Kaduna State.

Application Deadline Date

The application deadline is 8th November, 2015.

FULL-TIME PROGRAMME:

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

The Following Degree Programmes are available in the Faculties and Departments listed below:

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Accounting

  • MSc in Accounting
  • PhD in Accounting

Department of Economics

  • MSc in Economics
  • PhD in Economics

Department of Geography

  • MSc Geography in Environmental Management
  • MSc Geography in Climatology
  • MSc in Urban Geography
  • MSc Geography in Remote Sensing/GIS
  • PhD Geography in Environmental Management
  • PhD Geography in Climatology
  • PhD in Urban Geography
  • PhD Geography in Remote Sensing/GIS

Department of History & International Studies

  • MA in Military History
  • MA in International Studies
  • PhD in Military History
  • PhD in International Studies

Department of Political Science and Defence Studies

  • MSc in Defence and Strategic Studies
  • PhD in Defence and Strategic Studies
FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Department of Biological Sciences

  • MSc in Medicinal and Poisonous Plant Studies
  • MSc in Biotechnology
  • MSc in Parasitology

Department of Chemistry

  • MSc in Analytical Chemistry
  • MSc in Organic Chemistry
  • MSc in Inorganic Chemistry
  • MSc in Material Science and Explosives
  • MSc in Environmental Chemistry
  • PhD in Analytical Chemistry
  • PhD in Organic Chemistry
  • PhD in Inorganic Chemistry

Department of Mathematics/Computer Science

  • MSc in Pure Mathematics
  • MSc in Applied Mathematics
  • PhD in Pure Mathematics

Department of Physics

  • MSc in Theoretical Physics
  • MSc in Nuclear and Radiation Physics
  • MSc in Solid State Physics
  • PhD in Theoretical Physics
  • PhD in Nuclear and Radiation Physics
  • PhD in Solid State Physics
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

Department of Electrical/Electronics Engineering

  • M.Eng in Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • PhD in Electronics and Communications Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • M.Eng in Production Engineering
  • M.Eng in Thermofluid & Energy Engineering
  • M.Eng in Material and Metallurgical Engineering
  • PhD in Production Engineering
  • PhD in Thermofluid & Energy Engineering
  • PhD in Material and Metallurgical Engineering
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

The following part-time PGD programmes are available in the faculty and departments listed below:

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

Department of Electrical/Electronics Engineering

  • PGD in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (PGDEE)

Department of Civil Engineering

  • PGD in Civil Engineering (PGDCE)

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • PGD in Mechanical Engineering (PGDME)
DURATION OF PROGRAMME

Each student admitted for Master’s or PhD Degree Programme must pursue a FULL – TIME course of study and research in the Academy. Depending on the Degree in View, the following conditions are also applicable.

  • A student for the Master’s Degree shall pursue the programme for 2 years (4 semesters).
  • Candidates for PhD Degree shall pursue the programme for 3 years (6 semesters).

At the expiration of the period of study for any given programme, a student who has not completed his/her programme shall be withdrawn from the Academy. However, in exceptional circumstances, application for extension to complete the programme may be entertained. Extension shall not exceed a period of one year (2 Semesters) in case of Master’s degree and 2 years (4 semesters) in case of Ph.D.

PROFESSIONAL POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The requirements for the various programmes are as follows:
a. Master’s Degree. Candidates applying for the professional Masters programmes must possess a Bachelor degree with a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division). Candidates with Third Class degree or Higher National Diploma must also possess a Postgraduate Diploma in a related discipline from any recognised university to be eligible for admission. HND candidates must possess a minimum of Lower Credit to apply.

b. PGD Programmes. Candidates applying for the Postgraduate Diploma programme must possess a Bachelor degree from the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognised university, or a Higher National Diploma.

FULL –TIME POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The requirements for the various programmes are as follows:
a. Master’s (MA. MEng and MSc) Degrees. A candidate seeking admission into the Master’s Degree programme shall be a graduate of the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognized university. Such candidate must possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in the relevant field of study.

b. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree. A candidate for PhD Degree must possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) at Bachelor Degree and a Master’s Degree in the proposed field of study from a recognized university. In addition, the candidate must

PART-TIME PROGRAMME:

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

The Following Part-Time degree programmes are available in the faculties and departments listed below:

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Economics

  • Master in Business Administration (MBA)

Department of History & International Studies

  • Master in Development Studies (MDS)

Department of Political Science and Defence Studies

  • Master in International Affairs and Strategic Studies (MIASS)
  • Master in Strategy and Security Administration (MASSA)
  • Master in Public Administration (MPA)
  • Master in Conflict, Security and Development (MCSD)
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

The following part-time PGD programmes are available in the faculties and departments listed below:

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Accounting

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounts & Finance (PGDAF)

Department of Economics

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

Department of Geography

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (PGD RS/GIS)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management (PGDEM)

Department of Political Science and Defence Studies

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA)
FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Department of Biological Sciences

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Biotechnology(PGDBT)

Department of Chemistry

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Chemistry (PGDFC)

Department of Computer Science

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS)

Department of Mathematics

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Research in Security (PGDOPS)

Department of Physics

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Applied and Industrial Physics (PGDAIP)
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • Master’s DegreeCandidates applying for the Part-Time Masters Programmes must possess a Bachelor Degree with a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division). Candidates with Third Class Degree or Higher National Diploma must also possess a Postgraduate Diploma in a related discipline from any recognised University to be eligible for admission. HND Candidates must possess a minimum of Lower Credit to apply.
  • PGD ProgrammesCandidates applying for the Postgraduate Diploma programme must possess a Bachelor degree from the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognised university, or a Higher National Diploma.
DURATION OF PROGRAMME

Each admitted student for Part-Time Master’s Degree Programme must pursue weekend mode of study and research on Fridays and Saturdays for the period of the study. The following conditions are also applicable.

  • A student of Master Degree shall pursue the Programme for 1 year (2 semesters) except MBA programme which runs for 2 years.
  • A student of Postgraduate Diploma shall pursue the programme for 1 year (2 semesters).
METHOD OF APPLICATION

Candidates are required to purchase Access or PIN Codes available at all Zenith Bank Branches and Cash Offices nationwide at the cost of ₦7,500.00 only, excluding bank charges of ₦500.00, for online application.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

Upon Purchase of Access or PIN Codes, prospective Candidates should log on to http://ndaapplications.net/ and complete the online application form. Kindly note that your application is not complete until all copies of your CredentialsAcknowledgement FormReferee FormApplication for Transcripts Form and Medical Report Forms, have been submitted along with your application. Candidates can either upload the aforementioned items, when they sign in, or mail them to:

The Secretary,
Postgraduate School,
Nigerian Defence Academy,
P.M.B. 2109 Kaduna

ACCOMODATION

Limited number of rooms are available in the NDA Postgraduate School Hostel on First Come First Served basis.

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105 Comments

  • Lookman Ajibade Babalola

    hello, can someone with HND (Accounting), ICAN (ACA) and Masters in Managerial Psychology (MMP) apply for Msc in Accounting.
    Please reply me ASAP.
    Thank you.

  • Rhizzy

    PLS ADMIN WHEN ONE FINISH THE PGD COURSE WILL HE OR SHE B EMPLOYED LYK D DSSC OR SSC PLS ENLYT ME MRE

  • Joseph

    I have not seen a school like this before, when other schools are rounding up their first semester…they are still yet to release their PG admission list….

  • Umar Adamu

    Comments (required) pls admin we are tired of waiting for this admission

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