Requirements For Admission Into Academic Departments Of The Nigerian Defence Academy

Requirements For Admission Into Academic Departments Of The Nigerian Defence Academy

Nigerian Defense Academy

  1. To be eligible for admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy, a candidate must have the following:

 

  1. a.   Minimum of 5 credit passes at SSCE (WAEC or NECO) or GCE ‘O’ Level obtained in not more than 2 sittings relevant to the Faculty of their choices.

 

  1. Credit in English Language and Mathematics.

 

  1. c.   At least two supporting relevant credits to the compulsory credits in Faculty of Military Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Faculty of Science. However, only one supporting relevant credit is required in the Faculty of Engineerin

 

  1. Be at least 17 years old and not more than 21 years old as at the month of August in the year of entry into the Academy.   Note that candidates who desire to join the Nigerian Airforce 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 Academy.

 

  1. e.   Must not be less than 68 metres tall for male and 1.58 metres for female.

 

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

 

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

 

  1. h.     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.

 

  1. Furthermore, candidates are to note the following:

 

  1. a.   Candidates awaiting results are not qualifi Results not submitted with application form will not be accepted.

 

  1. Only examination results of 5 years old from the date of examination will be accepted.
  2. c.     Currently, admission into the Academy is for both male and female Nigerians only, and is limited to Navy and Airforce in the case of female candidates.

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF MILITARY SCIENCES AND INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

CourseGeneral RequirementCompulsory

Credits

Relevant Credits
BSc Intelligence and Cyber

Security Studies

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings

including English Language and Mathematics

English Language, Computer Studies

and Mathematics

Economics, Government/Civic

Education, Geography and History

BSc Peace and

Conflict Studies

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Government/Civic Education and MathematicsEconomics, Geography and History
BSc Leadership

and War

Studies

5 credit passes in not

more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

English Language,

History and

Mathematics

Economics,

Government/Civic Education and Geography

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

CourseGeneral RequirementCompulsory

Credits

Relevant Credits
BSc Economics5 credit passes in not

more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

English Language,

Economics and

Mathematics

Accounts, Commerce,

Government/Civic Education, Geography and History

BSc Accounting5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings

including English Language and Mathematics

English Language, Economics and

Mathematics

Commerce, Government/Civic

Education, Accounting, Geography and History

BA French5 credit passes in not

more than 2 sittings

including English Language and Mathematics

English Language,

French and

Mathematics

Economics, Geography,

Government/Civic

Education and History

BSc Geography5 credit passes in not

more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

English Language,

Geography and

Mathematics

History, Economics,

Government/Civic Education Physics, Chemistry and Biology (preference will be given to those having

credits in social science

subjects)

BA History5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, History or Government/Civil Education and MathematicsEconomics, Geography, Commerce and French
BSc Political

Science and

Defence Studies

5 credit passes in not

more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

English Language,

Government/Civic Education and Mathematics

History, Economics,

French and Geography

BSc Psychology5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings

including English Language and Mathematics

English Language, Biology and

Mathematics

Economic, Government/Civic

Education, Chemistry and Geography

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

 

 

BEng Civil5 credit passes in not

more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

English

Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics

Technical Drawing,

Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography

BEng Electrical and Electronics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings

including English Language and Mathematics

English

Language,

Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics

Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics

and Biology

BEng Mechanical5 credit passes in not

more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

English

Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics

Technical Drawing,

Further Mathematics and Biology

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF SCIENCE

COURSEGENERAL REQUIREMENTCOMPULSORY CREDITSRELEVANT CREDITS
BSc Biological

Sciences

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings

including English Language and Mathematics

English

Language,

Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry

Physics, Further

Mathematics and

Agric Science

BSc Chemistry5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and BiologyPhysics and Further

Mathematics

BSc Mathematics5 credit passes in not

more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

English

Language, Mathematics and Physics

Chemistry and

Further

Mathematics,

BSc Computer

Science

5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings

including English Language and Mathematics

English

Language,

Mathematics and

Physics

Chemistry, Further

Mathematics and

Biology

BSc Physics5 credit passes in not

more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics

English

Language, Mathematics and Physics

Chemistry, Biology,

Further Mathematics and Technical Drawing

 

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