The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has officially released the admission application form for its 76th Regular Course for the 2024/2025 academic session. Aspiring candidates are invited to apply for degree programs in the military university, which has been training officer cadets for the Nigerian Armed Forces since its establishment in February 1964.
Commencement of Application:
- The sale of the NDA 76th Regular Course admission online application form will begin on Monday, October 30, 2023. This opportunity is open to both male and female Nigerians.
JAMB Cut-off Marks:
- Candidates must score a minimum of 180 (for Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, Science, and Military Science & Interdisciplinary Studies) and 210 (for the Faculty of Engineering) in the JAMB 2023 examination for admission consideration.
- The application fee for the NDA 76th Regular Course is N3,500.00 (Three Thousand Five Hundred Naira) only. Payment should be made through the ADMISSION PORTAL, with appropriate bank charges applicable.
- Candidates must be medically and physically fit with good moral character.
- Must be single, without legal obligations to support any child or other individuals.
- Age requirement: 17 to 21 years old as of September in the year of entry into the Academy.
- Minimum of 5 ordinary level credits at GCE, SSCE (WAEC, NECO, NBAIS, and NABTEB) in relevant subjects.
- Must have passed the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) with acceptable minimum national standard.
- The duration of the program is 5 years, comprising 4 years of academic training and 1 year of military training. Successful graduands will earn a honours degree in a core discipline and a Presidential Commission into the Armed Forces of Nigeria.
How to Apply:
- Visit the application portal www.ndaapplications.net and select “Purchase Access Code.”
- Fill in your details to pay for the application via REMITA after obtaining your ORDER ID and REMITA Retrieval Reference (RRR) Code.
- Only payments against RRR Codes generated via the application portal will be accepted.
Submission of Applications:
- Submit the application form online along with scanned SSCE results. After submission, download the Acknowledgement Form.
- The deadline for the online submission of the application form is Tuesday, April 30, 2024.
Prospective candidates are strongly advised to adhere to the outlined guidelines and ensure all necessary documents are submitted on time. The NDA provides a unique opportunity for individuals to combine academic excellence with military training, ultimately earning a prestigious place in the Armed Forces of Nigeria. Stay updated by checking this page for additional guidelines and updates.