Online application
for admission into the 66th Regular Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy
(NDA), Kaduna will be
available for sale from 1st November 2013 to 28th February 2014. Admission into NDA is open to both MALE and FEMALE Nigerians.
Upon purchase of Access or PIN Codes, prospective candidates should follow the link on the NDA official website
www.nda.edu.ng or log on
to the application
portal www.ndaapplications.
& complete the online
application form.

Admission Into The
Nigerian Defence Academy
66th Regular Course
Method of Application

Interested candidates are advised to purchase access or PIN codes from any of the branches or cash offices of Zenith Bank Plc nationwide, at the cost of N2,500.00 only, excluding bank charges of N500.00 for an online application. Applicants
applying for admission into NDA MUST also apply to the
Joint Admissions and
Matriculations Board (JAMB), and carefully select Nigerian Defence Academy as their choice of university. Such
applicants are expected to sit for the JAMB Universal
Tertiary Matriculation
Examinations (UTME).

Submission Of Application

Applications should be submitted online. On completion of the online application, candidates are to download an
Acknowledgement Form. Upon release of the JAMB results, candidates should
return to the applications portal and download their
Examination Admission Card.
Only candidates who make the JAMB national cut-off
mark will have access to print out the Examination Admission Card.

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.

Examination Conditions

Only candidates who meet the JAMB national cut-off
mark will be eligible to sit for the NDA Entrance Examination at their Examination Centre of choice.

Examination Date and

The examination will be conducted as an Entrance Examination (similar to Post–
UTME examination in
conventional universities), and is scheduled to hold on
Saturday 17th May 2014.
Therefore, all eligible
candidates are to bring along their
Acknowledgement Form, 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, State, Centre 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.

Nature and Duration Of Training

Admitted candidates into NDA for the Regular Course will undergo military and
academic training as Officer Cadets for a duration of 5 years. On successful completion of training, graduands will earn a university first degree (BSc, BEng, BA) and a commission into the Armed Forces of


Regular Course cadets will train at NDA Permanent Site, Kaduna. Cadets will be kitted, accommodated and fed at Federal Government expense
throughout the duration of training. Officer Cadets will
also receive a monthly
allowance for general

Reference Materials

In response to requests from candidates for
reference materials, the Academy has offered a Compendium of Past
Questions & Answers at the cost of N3,000.00 only. This
can be purchased from the Registry Department, NDA or
from designated Zenith Bank branches. Click www.nda.edu.ng to apply

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