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Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna is called from the general public for admission into the 65th Regular Course. The NDA 65th Regular Course is starting from 7th November 2012 to 28th February 2013. Admission into NDA is open to both He and She Nigerians. Upon purchase of Access or PIN Codes, prospective candidates should follow the link on the Nigerian Defence Academy Official Website or log on to the Application Portal (www.ndaapplications.org) and complete the online application form.

HOW TO APPLY?
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 naira twenty five hundred (₦2,500.00) only, excluding bank charges of naira five hundred (₦500.00) for an online application. Candidates applying for admission into NDA must also apply to the JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) and carefully select NDA as their 1st Choice of university. Such applicants are expected to sit for the UTME (Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examinations).

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION
Applications should be submitted only online. On completion of the online application, applicants are to download an Acknowledgement Form. Upon release of the Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examinations results, candidates should return to the applications portal and download their Examination Admission Card (EAC). Only candidates who make the Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examinations national cut-off marks will have access to print out the EAC.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
The requirements for various undergraduate degree programmes are as detailed in the Nigerian Defence Academy (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.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION INTO THE REGULAR COURSE OF NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY (NDA), KADUNA
To be eligible for admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy a candidate (Males and Females are eligible) must have the following:
  • Minimum of five credit passes at SSCE (WAEC or NECO) or GCE O Level or Grade II Teachers Certificate obtained in not more than two sittings, relevant to the Faculty of their choice.
  • Credit in English Language and Mathematics
  • At least one supporting relevant credit to the compulsory credits in Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Faculty of Science. However, only one supporting relevant credit is required in the Faculty of Engineering.
  • Be at least seventeen years old and not more than twenty one years old at the time of entry into the Academy. Note that Nigerian Airforce candidates must be between seventeen and eighteen years old at entry.
  • Must not be less than 1.68 metres tall for male (He) and 1.50 metres for female (She).
  • 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 Origin obtained from a Local Government and a Certificate of State Indigeneship from the Office of the State Governor is desirable.
  • Furthermore, candidates are to note the following:
  1. Awaiting results are not qualified. Results not submitted with application form will not be accepted.
  2. Only examination results of five years from date taken will be accepted.
  3. Admission into the NDA is for both MALE and FEMALE NIGERIANS only.
COURSE
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
COMPULSORY CREDITS
RELEVANT CREDITS
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
BSc Economics
5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics
English Language, Economics and Mathematics
Accounts, Commerce, Government, Geography, History, French and Arabic
BSc Accounting
5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics
English Language, Accounting and Mathematics
Accounts, Commerce, Government, Geography, History, French and Arabic
BSc Geography
5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics
English Language, Geography and Mathematics
History, Economics, Government, Accounts, Commerce, French and Arabic
BSc History
5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics
English Language, History and Mathematics
History, Economics, Government, Accounts, Commerce, French and Arabic
BSc Political Science and Defence Studies
5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics
English Language, Government and Mathematics
History, Economics, French, Geography, Accounts and Commerce
BSc Psychology
5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics
English Language, Biology and Mathematics
Economic, Health Science, Government and Agric Science
Faculty of Engineering
BEng Civil
5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics
English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography
BEng Electrical and Electronics
5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics
English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics
Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography
BEng Mechanical
5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics
English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics
Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography
Faculty of Science
BSc Biological Sciences
5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics
English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry
Physics, Agric Science, Geography and Health Science
BSc Chemistry
5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics
English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology
Physics, Health Science, Agric Science and Geography
BSc Mathematics
5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics
English Language, Mathematics and Physics
Chemistry, Additional/ Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography
BSc Computer Science
5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics
English Language, Mathematics and Physics
Chemistry, Additional/ Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography
BEng Physics
5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics
English Language, Mathematics and Physics
Chemistry, Biology, Technical Drawing and Geography

Written Selection Examination for 65th Regular Course

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS:
The following instructions apply to candidates seeking admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) for the 65th Regular Course.

PART ONE – USE OF ENGLISH.
The use of English is compulsory for ALL candidates

PART TWO – CHOICE OF SUBJECTS
A. CANDIDATES FOR ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES.
Candidates for Arts and Social Sciences are to answer questions in any THREE of the following subjects, which must include the candidate’s chosen course.
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Government
B. CANDIDATES FOR ENGINEERING.
Candidates for Engineering are to answer ALL questions in the following subjects:
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
C. CANDIDATES FOR THE SCIENCES.
Candidates for the Sciences are to answer all questions in any THREE of the following subjects, which must include the candidates chosen course of study.
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
EXAMINATION CONDITIONS
Only candidates who meet the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board national cut-off mark will be eligible to sit for the examination at the Examination Centre of choice.

EXAMINATION DATE AND REQUIREMENTS
The examination will be conducted as a Selection Examination (similar to Post–UTME examination), and is scheduled to hold on Saturday 18 May 2013. Therefore, all eligible candidates are to please bring along their Acknowledgement Form, JAMB result slip, Examination Admission Card and TWO postcard size (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 candidate’s Name, State, Centre and Signature at the back. Only successful candidates at the NDA Selection Exams will subsequently be invited for the Armed Forces Selection Board following which the list of admitted candidates will be published.

EXAMINATION CENTRES
S/N
State
Centre
1
Adamawa
Government Day Secondary School Opposite HQ 23 Armd Bde, Yola
2
Bauchi
Army Children School, Bauchi
3
Benue
Command Secondary School, Makurdi
4
Cross River
Army Children School, Akim Barracks, Calabar
5
Ebonyi
Command Secondary School, Abakaliki
6
Edo
Nigerian Air Force Primary School, Benin
7
Enugu
Army Day Secondary School, Abakpa Barracks, Enugu
8
FCT
Command Day Secondary School, Lungi Barracks, Abuja
9
Gombe
Govt Science Secondary School, Jeka Da Fari, Gombe
10
Imo
Holy Ghost College, Owerri
11
Kaduna
Command Secondary School, Kaduna South
12
Kaduna
Nigerian Defence Academy, Permanent Site, Kaduna
13
Kaduna
Nigerian Defence Academy, Old Site, Kaduna
14
Kano
Army Day Secondary School, Bukavu Barracks, Kano
15
Lagos
Command Children’s School/Command Day Secondary School, Ikeja Cantonment, Lagos
16
Lagos
Navy Secondary School, Ojo Town, Lagos
17
Ondo
Army Day Secondary School, Akure
18
Oyo
Command Day Secondary School Odogbo, Ibadan
19
Plateau
Command Day Secondary School Rukuba Barracks, Jos
20
Rivers
Navy Secondary School, Port Harcourt
21
Sokoto
Army Day Secondary School, Sokoto

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

ADMINISTRATION
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 upkeep.

REFERENCE MATERIALS
In response to request from candidates for reference materials, the Academy has offered a Compendium of Past Questions & Answers at a cost of ₦3,000.00 only. This can be purchased from the Registry Department, NDA Kaduna or from designated Zenith Bank branches.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED KINDLY VISIT AT HTTP://WWW.NDAAPPLICATIONS.ORG/ FOR APPLY ONLINE.

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