Admission into 2013 Nigerian Defence Academy NDA 65th Regular Course

is is to inform the general public that online application for admission into the 65th Regular Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna will be 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 log on to the Application Portal and complete the online application form.

2013 ADMISSION INTO NDA – NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY 65TH REGULAR COURSE

METHOD OF APPLICATION
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).

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION
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.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
The requirements for various undergraduate degree programmes are as detailed below, 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. Copied from: www.hotnigerianjobs.com

Requirements For Admission into the Regular Course of NDA
To be eligible for admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy a candidate (Males and Females are eligible) must have the following:

Minimum of 5 credit passes at SSCE (WAEC or NECO) or GCE O Level or Grade II Teachers Certificate obtained in not more than 2 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 17 years old and not more than 21 years old at the time of entry into the Academy. Note that Nigerian Airforce candidates must be between 17 and 18 years old at entry.
Must not be less than 1.68 metres tall for male and 1.50 metres for female.
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:
Awaiting results are not qualified. Results not submitted with application form will not be accepted.
Only examination results of 5 years from date taken will be accepted.
Admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy is for both MALE and FEMALE NIGERIANS only.
CourseGeneral RequirementsCompulsory CreditsRelevant Credits
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
BSc Economics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Economics and MathematicsAccounts, Commerce, Government, Geography, History, French and Arabic
BSc Accounting5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Accounting and MathematicsAccounts, Commerce, Government, Geography, History, French and Arabic
BSc Geography5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Geography and MathematicsHistory, Economics, Government, Accounts, Commerce, French and Arabic
BSc History5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, History and MathematicsHistory, Economics, Government, Accounts, Commerce, French and Arabic
BSc Political Science and Defence Studies5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Government and MathematicsHistory, Economics, French, Geography, Accounts and Commerce
BSc Psychology5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Biology and MathematicsEconomic, Health Science, Government and Agric Science
Faculty of Engineering
BEng Civil5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Physics and ChemistryTechnical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography
BEng Electrical and Electronics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and PhysicsTechnical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography
BEng Mechanical5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and PhysicsTechnical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography
Faculty of Science
BSc Biological Sciences5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Biology and ChemistryPhysics, Agric Science, Geography and Health Science
BSc Chemistry5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and BiologyPhysics, Health Science, Agric Science and Geography
BSc Mathematics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics and PhysicsChemistry, Additional/ Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography
BSc Computer Science5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics and PhysicsChemistry, Additional/ Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography
BEng Physics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics and PhysicsChemistry, Biology, Technical Drawing and Geography

EXAM SUBJECTS

Written Selection Examination for 65th Regular Course
General Instructions:

The following instructions apply to candidates seeking admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy 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 JAMB national cut-off mark will be eligible to sit for the examination at the Examination Centre of choice. Copied from: www.hotnigerianjobs.com

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 (2) postcard size (3.5 x 5 inches) photographs
Bank Payment Slip / Confirmation page
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.

EXAMINIATION CETNRES

SerialStateExamination Centre
1AdamawaGovernment Day Secondary School Opposite HQ 23 Armd Bde, Yola
2BauchiArmy Children School, Bauchi
3BenueCommand Secondary School, Makurdi
4Cross RiverArmy Children School, Akim Barracks, Calabar
5EbonyiCommand Secondary School, Abakaliki
6EdoNigerian Air Force Primary School, Benin
7EnuguArmy Day Secondary School, Abakpa Barracks, Enugu
8FCTCommand Day Secondary School, Lungi Barracks, Abuja
9GombeGovt Science Secondary School, Jeka Da Fari, Gombe
10ImoHoly Ghost College, Owerri
11KadunaCommand Secondary School, Kaduna South
12KadunaNigerian Defence Academy, Permanent Site, Kaduna
13KadunaNigerian Defence Academy, Old Site, Kaduna
14KanoArmy Day Secondary School, Bukavu Barracks, Kano
15LagosCommand Children’s School/Command Day Secondary School, Ikeja Cantonment, Lagos
16LagosNavy Secondary School, Ojo Town, Lagos
17OndoArmy Day Secondary School, Akure
18OyoCommand Day Secondary School Odogbo, Ibadan
19PlateauCommand Day Secondary School Rukuba Barracks, Jos
20RiversNavy Secondary School, Port Harcourt
21SokotoArmy 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 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 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.

Note: Candidates above the age of 21 at the period of examination are not eligible to apply.

To apply, click here

http://www.ndaapplications.org/

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