Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) List Of Courses And Requirements 2018



Admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy NDA is open to both Male and Female Nigerians. 


This post contains all the courses offered in Nigerian Defence Academy NDA and their requirements.
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Requirements for Admission into different Academic Departments of the Nigerian Defense Academy.

The following criteria must be met to be eligible for admission into the Nigerian Defense Academy (NDA), a candidate must have the following: 

1.A 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.
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.
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3. Candidate must at least be 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.

4. Must not be less than 1.68 meters tall for male and 1.58 meters for female.

5. Candidate Must be medically and physically fit and must be of good moral character.

6. Must be single male or female without legal obligation to support any child or other individuals.

 7. 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.

 8.Working knowledge of French Language will be an added advantage. 

Furthermore, candidates are to note the following:
Candidates awaiting results are not qualified.
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Application forms submitted without results will not be accepted. 

Only examination results of not more than 5 years old from the date of examination will be accepted.

Currently, admission into the Academy is for both male and female Nigerians only, and is limited to Navy and Air Force in the case of female candidates.

LIST OF COURSES AND REQUIREMENTS

> Course Requirements for faculty of Arts and Social Sciences 

1.) Course: BSc Economics

General Requirement:  5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics Compulsory Credits:  English Language, Economics and Mathematics Relevant Credits:  Accounts, Commerce, Government, Civic Education, Geography and History  

2.) Course: BSc Accounting

General Requirement: 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics Compulsory Credits: English Language, Economics and Mathematics Relevant Credits: Commerce, Government, Civic Education, Accounting, Geography and History 

3.) Course: BA French 

General Requirement: 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics Compulsory Credits: English Language, Economics and Mathematics Relevant Credits: Economics, Geography, Government, Civic Education and History 
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4.) Course: BSc Geography

General Requirement: 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics Compulsory Credits: English Language, Economics and Mathematics Relevant Credits: History, Economics, Government, Civic Education Physics, Chemistry and Biology (preference will be given to those having credits in social science subjects).

 5.) Course: BA History

General Requirement: 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics Compulsory Credits: English Language, History or Government/Civil Education and Mathematics Relevant Credits: Economics, Geography, Commerce and French

 6.) Course: BSc Political Science and Defense Studies 

General Requirement:
5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics Compulsory Credits: English Language, Government/Civic Education and Mathematics Relevant Credits: History, Economics, French and Geography

 7.) Course: BSc Psychology 

General Requirement: 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics Compulsory Credits: English Language, Economics and Mathematics Relevant Credits: Economics, Government, Civic Education, Chemistry and Geography.Course Requirements for Faculty of Military Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies


Recommended:  Nigerian Army Salary Structure,History,Engagements,Divisions,Motto,Insignia,Uniforms,Epaulette,Description and Ranks of NA.


 8.) Course: B.Sc Intelligence and Cyber Security Studies 

General Requirement: 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics Compulsory Credits: English Language, Computer Studies and Mathematics Relevant Credits: Economics/Geography Chemistry/Biology
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9.) Course: Logistics and Supply Chain Management

General Requirement: 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics Compulsory Credits: English Language, Economics and Mathematics Relevant Credits: Chemistry, Government, History and Geography 

10.) Course: Military Science and Technology

General Requirement: 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics Compulsory Credits: English Language, Physics and Mathematics Relevant Credits: Chemistry and Biology . Course Requirements for Faculty of Engineering.
  
11.) Course: BEng Civil 

General Requirement: 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics Compulsory Credits: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics Relevant Credits: Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography


12.) Course: BEng Electrical and Electronics

General Requirement: 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics Compulsory Credits: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics Relevant Credits: Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics and 
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Biology 3.) Course: BEng Mechanical General Requirement: 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics Compulsory Credits: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics Relevant Credits: Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics and Biology. Course Requirements for Faculty of Science.

13.) Course: B.Sc Biological Sciences 

General Requirement: 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics Compulsory Credits: English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry Relevant Credits: Any one of the listed subjects: Physics, Further Mathematics and Agric Science

14.) Course: B.Sc Chemistry 

General Requirement: 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Compulsory Credits: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics Relevant Credits: Any one of the listed subjects: Biology and Further Mathematics



15.) Course: B.Sc Chemistry 

General Requirement: 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Compulsory Credits: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics Relevant Credits: o Any one of the listed subjects: Biology and Further Mathematics 3.) Course: B.Sc Mathematics General Requirement: 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Compulsory Credits: English Language, Mathematics and Physics Relevant Credits: Any two of the listed subjects: Chemistry and Further Mathematics and Biology 

16.) Course: BSc Computer Science 

General Requirement: 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics Compulsory Credits: English Language, Mathematics and Physics. Relevant Credits: Any two of the listed subjects: Chemistry, Further Mathematics and Biology 

17.) Course: B.Sc Physics


General Requirement: 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Compulsory Credits: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry Relevant Credits: Any one of the listed subjects: Biology, Further Mathematics and Technical Drawing.

NDA EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS

Qualified candidates must bring along the following;

  • 1. Acknowledgement Form
  • 2. Examination Admission Card
  • 3.JAMB result slip and TWO (2) postcard sized (3.5 x 5 inches) photographs to the    Examination Center on the examination date.
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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.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.

Nature and Duration of Training of 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 honors degree in a core discipline (BSc, BEng, BA). They will equally earn a commission into the Armed Forces of Nigeria.

Administration  All Regular Course cadets will train in NDA and the cost of their administration and logistics will be borne by the Federal Government. 


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