This post will provide NDA 2019/2020 admission information for the NDA 71th Regular Course admission processes such Screening Test dates, List of NDA screening test centre, NDA Centre Selection and how to Print NDA Exam Cards.
NDA 2019 APPLICATION FORMS FEE and Registration Portal
- This is to inform the general public that online application for admission into the 71st Regular Course
of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna will be available from Monday 22 October 2018 to Thursday 14 March 2019. Admission into NDA is open to both MALE and FEMALE Nigerians. 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.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
- Interested candidates are advised to go online and complete the application on the websites indicated above. Please download and read carefully, the Instructions provided on the website.
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 APPLLIED FOR ON JAMB AND NDA PORTAL MUST BE THE SAME. SUCH APPLICANTS ARE EXPECTED TO SIT FOR THE JAMB UNIFIED TERTIARY MATRICULATION EXAMINATIONS (UTME).
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
4. 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.
NDA 2019 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
- The requirements for various undergraduate degree programmes are as detailed in the NDA website/applications portal. All other information concerning degree courses, eligibility and screening test centers 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.
JAMB Cut off Marks for NDA 2019 Admission Exercise
- Only candidates who satisfied the admission requirements and must have the UTME score of 180 for Arts & Social Sciences and Science while 210 score for Engineering courses will be enabled to print the Screening Test Admission Card and participate in the NDA Screening Test at the Centre of choice.
Post UTME Screening Date and Requirement
- The screening test will be conducted as phase one of the Post-UTME screening and is scheduled to hold on Saturday 13 April 2019. Therefore, 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.
NATURE AND DURATION OF TRAINING
- 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.
- 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.
How to get NDA Past Questions & Answers
- 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
List of NDA Exam Screening Centres in Nigeria
- Adamawa – Govt Day Secondary School Opposite HQ 23 Armd Bde, Yola
- Borno – Command Secondary School, Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri
- Edo – Army Day Secondary School NASST, Benin
- Enugu – Command Day Secondary School, Abakpa Barracks, Enugu
- FCT – Command Day Secondary School, Lungi Barracks, Abuja
- Imo – Holy Ghost College, Owerri
- Kano – Army Day Secondary School Bukavu
- Kaduna – Nigerian Defence Academy, Old Site, Ribadu Campus, Kaduna
- Kwara – Nigerian Army School of Education (NASE) Ilorin
- Lagos – Command Children’s School/ Command Day Secondary School, Ikeja Cantonment, Lagos
- Lagos – Command Secondary School, Ojo, Lagos
- Oyo – Command Day Secondary School Odogbo, Ibadan
- Plateau – Command Secondary School Zaria Road Jos
- Rivers – Command Secondary School Bori Camp, Port Harcourt