Benefit of Joining the Nigeria Defence Academy kaduna 2024

Nigerian Defence Academy | If you are prospective candidate  seeking for admission in to Nigeria Defence Academy, This article is for you. The authority of the Nigeria Defence Academy has commence the selling of NDA application form for 76 Regular Course 2024. the requirement, eligibility and how to process the online registration. read full details.


Before you process the Nigerian Defence Academy application form for 76 Regular Course, You need to review the information they are other prerequisite requirement that will determined your eligibility.

Benefit of Joining the Nigeria Defence Academy kaduna

  • Candidates admitted into NDA for Regular Course will undergo military and academic training
  • Training for military Officers cadets last for a duration of 5 years while,
  • Navy and Airforce cadets training is 4 years.
  • Graduate of Nigeria Defence Academy who undergo military training earn a honours degree in a core discipline (BSc, BEng, BA) and commission as Second Lieutenants into the Armed Force of Nigeria.
  • Equivalence position applied to Navy and Airforce cadet
  • They will equally earn a Presidential Commission into the Armed Force of Nigeria.

Read: Nigerian Defence Academy Exam Centre Per State/ Exam Requirement

Eligibility for Joining the Nigeria Defence Academy kaduna 2024

Candidates eligible for 75 Regular Course admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) must have the following:

  1. Must be medically and physically fit and must be of good moral character.
  2. Must be single male or female without legal obligation to support any child or other individuals.
  3. Present a Certificate of indigeneship from the state government or local government area.
  4. Be at least 17 years old and NOT more than 21 years old as at the month of September in the year of entry into the Academy.
  5. Must have a minimum of 5 ordinary level credits at GCE, SSCE (WAEC, NECO, NBAIS and NABTEB) English language, Mathematics and three other subjects which are relevant to the intended programme at not more than two sittings.
  6. Must have passed the Unified Tertiary Matriculation examinations (UTME) and attain an acceptable minimum national standard (as determined by JAMB annual policy meeting) in English language, Mathematics and any other 2 subjects relevant to the proposed course of study as set out by the JAMB Brochure.
  7. Must NOT be less than 1.68 meters tall for male and 1.65 meters for female.
  8. French and Arabic, Madarin language is an added advantage.

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To be eligible to purchase Nigerian Defence Academy Form. You need to do the following:

  • Candidates must register for Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB)
  • Candidate for Arts and Social Sciences and Science must have the UTME score of 180 while
  • Candidates for Engineering courses have the UTME score of 210.


The screening test will be conducted as phase one of the POST-UTME screening. Therefore, all eligible candidates are to bring the following to the Screening Test Centre

  • Acknowledgement Form,
  • Screening Test Admission Card,
  • JAMB Result slip
  • (2) postcard size (3.5 x 5 inches) photographs  The photographs would 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.

NOTE: 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.

How to Apply Nigeria Defence Academy

Candidate are to pay the non refundable sum of N3.500


1. CREATE AN ACCOUNT : Your account will enable you purchase a form and also complete your application over several sessions

2. PURCHASE FORM : Applicants can pay for their Application Form Online via the portal or via REMITA Retrieval Reference RRR at any Nigerian bank of choice. Ensure you have completed the previous step “CREATE AN ACCOUNT” to proceed. choose ‘Pay Online or pay via at any Nigerian bank of choice, login to the application portal, choose ‘Pay at Bank Branch

3 UPLOAD DOCUMENTS: The online upload of required application documents is necessary.

  • O’Level Result
  • Certificate of Origin
  • Birthday Certificate


  • Application is not complete until all copies of your Credentials have been uploaded and submitted along with your application.
  • Admission into The Nigerian Defence Academy is STRICTLY by merit. We will never ask for money to influence admission. Please beware.

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Application Deadline: 29 Apr 2024


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