The prerequisites for admission to the 76th Regular Course have been made public for those who plan to apply for admission to the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA). Those who are interested in applying should review the prerequisites in full below.
This is to inform the general public that the Nigerian Defence Academy has released the 76th Regular Course admission requirements into academic departments for the 2024/2025 academic session.
1. Candidates eligible for 76 Regular Course admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) must have the following:
a. Must be medically and physically fit and must be of good moral character.
b. Must be single male or female without legal obligation to support any child or other individuals.
c. Present a Certificate of indigeneship from the state government or local government area.
d. Be at least 17 years old and NOT more than 21 years old as at August 2024 (the year of entry into the Academy).
e. 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 2 sittings.
f. Must have passed the Unified Tertiary Matriculation examinations (UTME) and attained an acceptable minimum national standard (as determined by JAMB annual policy meeting).
g. Must NOT be less than 1.68 meters tall for male and 1.65 meters for female.
h. knowledge of French, Arabic or Madarin language is an added advantage.
2. Candidates are to note the following:
a. Application forms submitted without ordinary level results will NOT be accepted.
b. Candidates awaiting results are not qualified.
c. Only ordinary level examination results of NOT more than 5 years old from the date of examination will be accepted.
d. Admission into the Academy is for both male and female Nigerians only.
3. Cadets upon admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy are full time students and not employees in training. They shall not claim any form of right or engagement whatsoever as an employee of the institution or Federal Government of Nigeria upon dismissal or withdrawal from the Academy before commission as an officer