Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA

NDA Admission Application Form 2017/18 (69th Regular Course)

Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA application form for 2017/18 admission exercise is out. This is the application process for the 69th regular course of NDA. The 2017 registration has started online and interested members of the public can now apply. This article has the requirements and information on how to apply.

Nigerian Defence Academy 69th regular course admission application form is available from 8th November, 2016. Application will close on 28th February, 2017.

Requirements For 2017/2018 NDA Admission

Persons who want to apply should note the following NDA 69th regular course admission eligibility criteria;

The requirements for various undergraduate degree programmes are as detailed in the NDA website/applications portal. All other information concerning degree courses, eligibility and examination centres are as contained in the NDA website / applications portal. See full requirements here before filling the NDA form for 2017 admission.

How To Apply For 2017 Nigerian Defence Academy Admission

Interested candidates who want to apply for 2017 admission are advised to go online and complete the NDA form for 2017 application on the websites indicated below. Read carefully, the Instructions provided on the website.

Applicants applying for admission into Nigerian Defence Academy MUST also apply to the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB). Such applicants are expected to sit for the JAMB Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME). You must also score the minimum requirements of JAMB cut-off mark.

How To Complete NDA Admission Form & Payment — 2017/18

Below is the NDA admission website on which you are to start your registration. The fee for NDA admission access code to complete online registration form.

Admission into NDA is open to both MALE and FEMALE Nigerians. Candidates should logon to the application portal Select “Purchase Access Code” and fill in their details to pay for their application via REMITA after first obtaining their ORDER ID and REMITA Retrieval Reference (RRR) Code in the sum of N3,000.00 only.

Please note that only payment against RRR Codes generated via the application portal would be accepted.

How To Complete NDA Application Form Online

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 mark will be allowed to participate in the NDA Entrance Examination. Please remember this when you are applying for the 2017 NDA admission (69th Regular Course).

What’s next after completing the NDA form online? You should know the examination details.

Examination Details

Details of the Nigerian Defense Academy entrance examination for 2017/2018 has also been published. Examination will take place on Saturday 22 April 2017. The requirements and things to take along to the exam center are below;

All eligible candidates are to bring along their Acknowledgement Form, Examination Admission Card, JAMB result slip and TWO (2) postcard sized (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 the candidate’s Name, Exam Number, State, Exam Centre, Course of study and Signature at the back.

Only 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.

The list of all exam NDA examination venues nationwide can be found here.

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 honours degree in a core discipline (BSc, B.Eng, BA). They will equally earn a commission into the Armed Forces of Nigeria.


Regular Course cadets will train in NDA. All aspects of the cadets’ administration and logistics will be borne by the Federal Government.

Reference Materials

In response to requests from candidates for reference materials, the Academy has offered a Compendium of Past Questions & Answers at a token fee to interested candidates. This can be purchased from the Registry Department, NDA.


Application Portal:


There you have the procedure and all you need to know about the Nigeria Defence Academy application for the coming 2017/2018 admission exercise.

We wish you all the best!!!

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