Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Admission Application Form 2017/2018 (69th Regular Course)
The Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA application form for 2017/2018 admission exercise has been released. This is the application process for the 69th regular course of Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA. The 2017 registration has started online and interested members of the public can now apply.
Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA 69th regular course admission application form is available from 8th November, 2016 and initially Application was to close on 28th February, 2017, but the sale of on-line application forms into Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) for 69 Regular Course (RC) has been extended to 31 March 2017. This is to enable candidates buy the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) 2017 application form and obtain their JAMB Registration Number.
Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Admission Requirements For 2017/2018 (69th Regular Course)
Requirements For 2017/2018 NDA Admission
Persons who want to apply should note the following NDA 69th regular course admission eligibility criteria;
The requirements for various undergraduate degree programmes are as detailed in the NDA website/applications portal. All other information concerning degree courses, eligibility and examination centres are as contained in the NDA website / applications portal.
These are 2017/2018 NDA applications requirements as forms for 69th Regular Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy on sale. Candidates that want to apply for the NDA course should read the requirements below. Confirm that you are eligible for the course you want to go for before you apply.
To be eligible for admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy a candidate (Males and Females are eligible) must have the following:
1. Minimum of 5 credit passes at SSCE (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) or GCE ‘O’ Level obtained in not more than 2 sittings relevant to the Faculty of their choices.
2. Credit in English Language and Mathematics.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Must not be less than 1.68 metres tall for male and 1.58 metres for female.
6. Must be medically and physically fit and must be of good moral character.
7. Must be single male or female without legal obligation to support any child or other individuals.
8. 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.
9. Working knowledge of French Language will be an added advantage.
How To Apply For Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Admission Application Form 2017/2018 (69th Regular Course)
1. Interested candidates who want to apply for 2017 admission are advised to go online and complete the NDA form for 2017 application on the websites indicated below. Read carefully, the Instructions provided on the website.
2. Applicants applying for admission into Nigerian Defence Academy MUST also apply to the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB). Such applicants are expected to sit for the JAMB Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME). You must also score the minimum requirements of JAMB cut-off mark of 180.
How To Complete NDA Admission Form & Payment For Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Admission Application Form 2017/2018 (69th Regular Course)
1. Visit the NDA admission website on which you are to start your registration, Candidates should logon to the application portal at www.ndaapplications.net.
2. For the fee for NDA admission access code to complete online registration form. Select “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 N3,000.00 only.
1. Please note that only payment against RRR Codes generated via the application portal would be accepted.
2. Admission into NDA is open to both Male and Female Nigerians.
How To Complete NDA Application Form Online For Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Admission Application Form 2017/2018 (69th Regular Course)
1. Applications should be submitted online. On completion of the online application, candidates are to download an Acknowledgement Form.
2. Upon release of the JAMB results, candidates should return to the applications portal and download their Examination Admission Card.
3. Only candidates who make the JAMB national cut-off mark of 180 will be allowed to participate in the NDA Entrance Examination. Please remember this when applying for the 2017 NDA admission (69th Regular Course).
Examination Requirements For Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Admission Application Form 2017/2018 (69th Regular Course)
Details of the Nigerian Defense Academy entrance examination for 2017/2018 has also been published. Examination will take place on Saturday 22 April 2017. The requirements and things to take along to the exam center are below;
All eligible candidates are to bring along the following;
1. Acknowledgement Form.
2. Examination Admission Card.
3. JAMB result slip.
4. 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, Exam Number, State, Exam Centre, Course of study and Signature at the back.
5. 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.
6. The list of all exam NDA examination venues nationwide can be found here.
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 honours degree in a core discipline (BSc, B.Eng, BA). They will equally earn a commission into the Armed Forces of Nigeria.
Regular Course cadets will train in NDA. All aspects of the cadets’ administration and logistics will be borne by the Federal Government.
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 Department, NDA.
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