Application Requirement for NDA 2018/2019

The following are the Application Requirement for NDA 2018/2019 Academic session. Applicants applying for admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy must have sat for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and Scored above 180 for Arts and Social Sciences and Science while 210 score for Engineering courses.

Read: How to Apply for NDA Admission


Only candidates who satisfied the admission requirements and must have the UTME score of 180 for Arts and Social Sciences and Science while 210 score for Engineering courses will be enabled to print the Screening Test Admission Card and participate in the NDA Screening Test at the centre of choice.


The screening test will be conducted as phase one of the POST-UTME screening and is scheduled to hold on Saturday 13 April 2019. Therefore, all elegible candidates are to bring along their Acknowledgement Form, Screening Test Admission Card, JAMB Result slip and (2) postcard size (3.5 x 5 inches) photographs to the Screening Test Centre. 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.

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.


Candidates admitted into NDA for Regular Course will undergo military and academic training as Officer cadets for a duration of 5 years for Nigerian Army cadets and 4 years for Nigerian Navy and Nigerian Airforce cadets.
On Successful completion of training, graduands will earn a honours degree in a core discipline (BSc, BEng, BA).
They will equally earn a Presidential Commission into the Armed Force of Nigeria.

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