NDA Compendium of Past Questions & Answers
2002 - 2013 of Entrance Exams

Available @ Rillysystems Resources Suite B5 No 9 Jega Close off Gwari Ave. Barnawa Kaduna. Limited Copies available. Call the Help Lines for more information
Checklist of Items
  • Acknowledgement Form
  • JAMB Slip
  • Examination Card
  • 2 Passport Photographs
  • Bank Payment Slip/Confirmation Page


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Online Sales of Form

  • Sales of PINs starts 1st November 2013 Ends 28 Febuary 2014

Before you proceed please read the following instructions carefully.

General Information

SALE OF APPLICATION FORMS

This is to inform the general public that online application for admission into the 66th Regular Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna will be available for sale from 1st November 2013 to 28th February 2014. Admission into NDA is open to both MALE and FEMALE Nigerians. Upon purchase of Access or PIN Codes, prospective candidates should follow the link on the NDA official website www.nda.edu.ng or log on to the application portal www.ndaapplications.org and complete the online application form.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Interested candidates are advised to purchase access or PIN codes from any of the branches or cash offices of Zenith Bank Plc nationwide, at the cost of N2,500.00 only, excluding bank charges of N500.00 for an online application. Applicants applying for admission into NDA MUST also apply to the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), and carefully select Nigerian Defence Academy as their choice of university. Such applicants are expected to sit for the JAMB Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

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 have access to print out the Examination Admission Card.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The requirements for various undergraduate degree programmes are as detailed in the NDA website / applications portal, as well as in the JAMB Brochure and website. All other information concerning degree courses, eligibility and examination centres are as contained in the NDA website / applications portal.

EXAMINATION CONDITIONS

Only candidates who meet the JAMB national cut-off mark will be eligible to sit for the NDA Entrance Examination at their Examination Centre of choice.

EXAMINATION DATE AND REQUIREMENTS

The examination will be conducted as an Entrance Examination (similar to Post?UTME examination in conventional universities), and is scheduled to hold on Saturday 17th May 2014. Therefore, all eligible candidates are to bring along their Acknowledgement Form, 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, State, Centre 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.

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 university first degree (BSc, BEng, BA) and a commission into the Armed Forces of Nigeria.

ADMINISTRATION

Regular Course cadets will train at NDA Permanent Site, Kaduna. Cadets will be kitted, accommodated and fed at Federal Government expense throughout the duration of training. Officer Cadets will also receive a monthly allowance for general upkeep.

REFERENCE MATERIALS

In response to requests from candidates for reference materials, the Academy has offered a Compendium of Past Questions & Answers at the cost of N3,000.00 only. This can be purchased from the Registry Department, NDA or from designated Zenith Bank branches.

Only candidates who meet the JAMB national cut-off mark will be eligible to sit for the NDA Entrance Examination at their Examination Centre of choice.

To be eligible for admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy a candidate (Males and Females) must have the following:

  • Minimum of 5 credit passes at SSCE (WAEC or NECO) or GCE O Level or Grade II Teachers Certificate obtained in not more than 2 sittings, relevant to the Faculty of their choice.
  • Credit in English Language and Mathematics
  • At least one supporting relevant credit to the compulsory credits in Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Faculty of Science. However, only one supporting relevant credit is required in the Faculty of Engineering.
  • Be at least 17 years old and not more than 21 years old at the time of entry into the Academy. Note that Nigerian Airforce candidates must be between 17 and 18 years old at entry.
  • Must not be less than 1.68 metres tall for male and 1.62 metres for female.
  • Must be medically and physically fit and must be of good moral character.
  • Must be single male or female without legal obligation to support any child or other individuals.
  • Present a Certificate of Origin obtained from a Local Government and a Certificate of State Indigeneship from the Office of the State Governor is desirable.
  • Furthermore, candidates are to note the following:
    1. Awaiting results are not qualified. Results not submitted with application form will not be accepted.
    2. Only examination results of 5 years from date taken will be accepted.
    3. Admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy is for both MALE and FEMALE NIGERIANS only.

Course General Requirements Compulsory Credits Relevant Credits
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
BSc Economics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Economics and MathematicsAccounts, Commerce, Government, Geography, History, French and Arabic
BSc Accounting5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Accounting and MathematicsAccounts, Commerce, Government, Geography, History, French and Arabic
BSc Geography5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Geography and MathematicsHistory, Economics, Government, Accounts, Commerce, French and Arabic
BA History and International Studies5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, History and MathematicsHistory, Economics, Government, Accounts, Commerce, French and Arabic
BSc Political Science and Defence Studies5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Government and MathematicsHistory, Economics, French, Geography, Accounts and Commerce
BSc Psychology5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Biology and MathematicsEconomic, Health Science, Government and Agric Science
Faculty of Engineering
BEng Civil5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Physics and ChemistryTechnical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography
BEng Electrical and Electronics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and PhysicsTechnical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography
BEng Mechanical5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and PhysicsTechnical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography
Faculty of Science
BSc Biological Sciences5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Biology and ChemistryPhysics, Agric Science, Geography and Health Science
BSc Chemistry5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and BiologyPhysics, Health Science, Agric Science and Geography
BSc Mathematics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics and PhysicsChemistry, Additional/ Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography
BSc Computer Science5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics and PhysicsChemistry, Additional/ Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography
BSc Physics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics and PhysicsChemistry, Biology, Technical Drawing and Geography

Written Entrance Examination for 66th Regular Course

General Instructions:

The following instructions apply to candidates seeking admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy for the 66th Regular Course.

PART ONE ? USE OF ENGLISH.

The use of English is compulsory for ALL candidates

PART TWO ? CHOICE OF SUBJECTS

A. CANDIDATES FOR ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES.

Candidates for Arts and Social Sciences are to answer questions in any THREE of the following subjects, which must include the candidate?s chosen course.

  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Government
  • Biology (Compulsory for Psychology Applicants)
B. CANDIDATES FOR ENGINEERING.

Candidates for Engineering are to answer ALL questions in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
C. CANDIDATES FOR THE SCIENCES.

Candidates for the Sciences are to answer all questions in any THREE of the following subjects, which must include the candidates chosen course of study.

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
EXAMINATION CENTRES

Serial State Examination Centre
1AdamawaGovernment Day Secondary School Opposite HQ 23 Armd Bde, Yola
2Akwa-IbomCommunity Secondary School, Aka Offot, Uyo
3BauchiArmy Children School, Bauchi
4BenueCommand Secondary School, Makurdi
5EbonyiCommand Secondary School, Abakaliki
6EdoNigerian Air Force Primary School, Benin
7EnuguArmy Day Secondary School, Abakpa Barracks, Enugu
8FCTCommand Day Secondary School, Lungi Barracks, Abuja
9GombeGovt Science Secondary School, Jeka Da Fari, Gombe
10ImoHoly Ghost College, Owerri
11KadunaCommand Secondary School, Kaduna South
12KadunaNigerian Defence Academy, Permanent Site, Kaduna
13KadunaNigerian Defence Academy, Old Site, Kaduna
14KanoArmy Day Secondary School, Bukavu Barracks, Kano
15LagosCommand Children?s School/Command Day Secondary School, Ikeja Cantonment, Lagos
16LagosNavy Secondary School, Ojo Town, Lagos
17OndoArmy Day Secondary School, Akure
18OyoCommand Day Secondary School Odogbo, Ibadan
19PlateauCommand Day Secondary School Rukuba Barracks, Jos
20RiversNavy Secondary School, Port Harcourt
21SokotoArmy Day Secondary School, Sokoto

Frequently Asked Questions

This is the Frequently Asked Questions page which answers all the questions you need to know as a guide to filling out the online application form.

ANSWER:
No, you are to come to the examination centre with the downloaded Acknowledgement/Examination card, Bank slip issued on purchase of Access code and your 2 postcard size photographs.
ANSWER:
The ackowledgement form should be downloaded on submission of the online registration form by all applicants. 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 marks will have access to print out the Examination Admission Card.
ANSWER:
You are required to upload a passport when submitting the online application form. You are also required to come along with two (2) (3.5 inches x 5 inches) postcard size photograph (showing from your chest upward) to the Examination Centre with your name, Centre, State and Signature written at the back of each photograph.
ANSWER:
MALE & FEMALE Applicants of Nigerian descent are eligible to apply.
ANSWER:
Candidates above the age of 21 at the period of examination are not eligible to apply.
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