This is to inform the general public that online
application for admission into the 65th Regular
Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy,
Kaduna is available for sale from 7th November
2012 to 28th February 2013 .
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 or log on to
the Application Portal and complete the online
application form.
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 ₦2,500.00 only, excluding bank
charges of ₦500.00 for an online application.
Applicants applying for admission into NDA MUST
also apply to the Joint Admission and
Matriculation Board and carefully select
Nigerian Defence Academy as their First Choice
of university. Such applicants are expected to
sit sit for the Universal Tertiary Matriculation
Examinations (UTME).
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 marks will have access to print out the
Examination Admission Card.
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
Nigerian Defence Academy.
Only candidates who meet the JAMB national
cut-off mark will be eligible to sit for the
examination at the Examination Centre of
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 (2)
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.
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
ArmedForces of Nigeria. Nigerian Defence
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.
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.
Good luck to applicants.