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NDA Admission Requirements 2019 | 71st Regular Course Admission

NDA Admission Requirements 2019 | 71st Regular Course Admission

NDA Admission Requirements 2019 | 71st Regular Course Admission

Following the release of the form for the 71st Regular Course Admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy, the managerment of the institution has released the requirements for admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA). All candidates seeking admission into the institution must posses the following:

  • A minimum of 5 credit passes at GCE or ‘O’ Level obtained in not more than 2 sittings relevant to the Faculty of their choices. (SSCE (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB)
  • Credit in English Language and Mathematics.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Must not be less than 1.68 metres tall for male and 1.65 metres for female.
  • 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 State of Origin obtained from a Local Government Area or a Certificate of State Indigeneship from the Office of the State Governor.
  • Working knowledge of French Language will be an added advantage.

Furthermore, candidates are to note the following:

  • Candidates awaiting results are not qualified.
  • Application forms submitted without results will not be accepted.
  • Only examination results of not more than 5 years old from the date of examination will be accepted.
  • Currently, admission into the Academy is for both male and female Nigerians only, and is limited to Army and Navy in the case of female candidates.

NDA Course Requirements for Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Course: B.Sc Accounting

General Requirement:

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

Compulsory Credits:

English Language, Accounting and Mathematics

Relevant Credits:

Commerce, Government, Civic Education, Geography History and Economics

Course: B.Sc Economics

General Requirement:

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

Compulsory Credits:

English Language, Economics and Mathematics

Relevant Credits:

Accounts, Commerce, Government, Civic Education, Geography and History

Course: BA French

General Requirement:

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

Compulsory Credits:

English Language, French and Mathematics

Relevant Credits:

Economics, Geography, Government, Civic Education, History, Arabic, CRK/IRK and any Nigerian Languages

Course: B.Sc Geography

General Requirement:

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

Compulsory Credits:

English Language, Geography and Mathematics

Relevant Credits:

History, Economics, Government, Civic Education, Physics, Chemistry and Biology (preference will be given to those having credits in social science subjects).

Course: BA History and War Studies

General Requirement:

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

Compulsory Credits:

English Language, History or Government/Civil Education and Mathematics

Relevant Credits:

Economics, Geography, Commerce, French, Literature in English, CRK/IRK and any Nigerian Languages

Course: B.Sc Political Science and Defence Studies

General Requirement:

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

Compulsory Credits:

English Language, Government/Civic Education and Mathematics

Relevant Credits:

History, Economics, French and Geography, Literature in English, CRK/IRK and any Nigerian Language

Course: B.Sc Psychology

General Requirement:

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

Compulsory Credits:

English Language, Biology and Mathematics

Relevant Credits:

Economics, Government, Civic Education, Chemistry and Geography

NDA Course Requirements for Faculty of Military Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies

Course: BSc Intelligence and Cyber Security Studies

General Requirement:

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

Compulsory Credits:

English Language, Physics and Mathematics

Relevant Credits:

Economics/Geography Chemistry/Biology, Computer Studies

Course: Logistics and Supply Chain Management

General Requirement:

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

Compulsory Credits:

English Language, Economics and Mathematics

Relevant Credits:

Chemistry, Government, History and Geography or Accounting

NDA Course Requirements for Faculty of Engineering

Course: B.Eng Civil

General Requirement:

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

Compulsory Credits:

English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics

Relevant Credits:

Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology, Geography and Building Engineering Drawing

Course: B.Eng Electrical and Electronics

General Requirement:

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

Compulsory Credits:

English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics

Relevant Credits:

Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Electronic Engineering and Basic Electricity

Course: B.Eng Mechanical

General Requirement:

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

Compulsory Credits:

English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics

Relevant Credits:

Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography

NDA Course Requirements for Faculty of Science

Course: B.Sc Biological Sciences

General Requirement:

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

Compulsory Credits:

English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry

Relevant Credits:

Any one of the listed subjects: Physics, Further Mathematics or Agricultural Science

Course: B.Sc Chemistry

General Requirement:

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

Compulsory Credits:

English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics

Relevant Credits:

Any one of the listed subjects: Biology or Further Mathematics

Course: B.Sc Computer Science

General Requirement:

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

Compulsory Credits:

English Language, Mathematics and Physics

Relevant Credits:

Any two of the listed subjects: Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Biology and Computer Studies

Course: B.Sc Mathematics

General Requirement:

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

Compulsory Credits:

English Language, Mathematics and Physics

Relevant Credits:

Any two of the listed subjects: Chemistry, Additional/Further Mathematics and Biology

Course: B.Sc Physics

General Requirement:

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

Compulsory Credits:

English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

Relevant Credits:

Any one of the listed subjects: Biology, Further Mathematics and Technical Drawing and Agricultural Scienc

How to Apply for 2019 NDA Admission

To apply for the 2019 NDA admission, interested and qualified candidates are to visit the school portal via http://www.ndaapplications.net/

When the page opens, Click “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

Submission of NDA Application

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.

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).

NDA Application Closing Date

Thursday 14 March 2019

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