Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) 2020/2021 Admission Application Form (71st Regular Course)-admission requirements – postutmeadmission

Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) 2020/2021 Admission Application Form (71st Regular Course)-admission requirements – postutmeadmission

The Nigerian defence academy also known as NDA, is located in Kaduna. The institution is a prototype of the Nigerian Army University, Bui located in Borno state.
NDA was the first military university established in Nigeria, while the second was recently opened in 2018.

Today the Nigerian defense academy provides undergraduate and post graduate programs which has a duration period of 5 years. Please note that 4 years is devoted to academic activities while 1 year is for military training.

Nigerian defence academy

Are you interested in schooling in the Nigerian defense academy? If yes then this post is for you. We will like to bring to your notice that the 2020/2021 academic session is tagged 71st regular course which is mainly for degree programs.

Note:NDA admission form has been announce and deadline is 28th March 2019, Jamb Cut-off mark For NDA 2019 is 210 for engineering and 180 for other courses. Application cost is #3,500.

Just like we stated above, all successful undergraduate students who are admitted to study any undergraduate degree program will be subjected to study only academic programs in the first 4 years while in the 5th year they will be trained in military activities.

Undergraduate students upon graduation will be awarded a degree in a core discipline (BSc, BEng, BA). Base on their chosen careers and programs. Don’t forget that you all will have to be commission into the Nigeria armed forces such as Navy, Air force and NAVY.

When will the Nigerian defense academy (NDA) 71st regular course admission 2020/2021 begins and deadline?

Application for The 71st regular course admission closing date will Commence Thursday 28th March 2019. This means that members of the public that are interested in schooling in NDA should come forward to get this forms between this period of time..

Note : there will be a post UTME screening exercise that is scheduled to take place around Saturday 13 April 2019. This test will take place in all centers located in the 36 states of the Federation.

NDA 71st Regular Course Admission Requirements 2020/2021

what are the requirement for Nda? Let’s show you the list of requirements you need to possess.

  1. Each application will need to pass the joint admission and Matriculation board exams and scored about 180 score.
  • Applicants are expected to apply for 4 subjects which is expected to be the same on jamb portal and NDA admission portal.
  • Applicants should have 5 credits in their O level results ; Maths, English language are very compulsory.
  • The age requirements is between 17 to 22 years of age, those who wants to apply for NAVY programs need to be only male of between 17 to 19 years.
  • Your height must be 1.68 meters for male applicants and 1.65meters for females.
  • All applicant are expected to be single and also fit medically..

Note :

  • awaiting results are not accepted.
  • Your O level results should not be obtained more than 5 years ago.
  • Male and female applicants are welcome, only in Navy all applicants expected to be male till further notice.

How to Apply for NDA Admission (71st Regular Course) 2020/2021

Note: application form is 3500 naira only and the official portal is and

As you apply for the NDA degree program at these portals above you must apply for the joint admission and Matriculation board JAMB exams and must score up to 180. Chose NDA as first choice only.



To kick start your NDA application process first do the needful registration/create an account here and after that you need to login.

You are expected to purchase the form after registration through the portal, Payment should be through the remitta processor platform.


To pay for your forms you need not to pay into any individual account number rather you need to generate a REMITA Retrieval Reference RRR then proceed to the banks listed there or pay online with your ATM card.

To generate this payment form, login to the portal, choose ‘Pay Online’ to be able to see the under listed banks that has bee approved you need to choose ‘Pay at Branch’.


Application are expected to upload all necessary documents when applying online then on the date of the screening you are expected to also come with the original of the certificate.


Immediately you complete your application, submitted it online it will be reviewed according to the laid down procedures by selected admission officials.


Although we are going to update you here of latest development but you should do your self good by checking your admission status online through your account and emails.


Submission of forms is online, don’t forget to upload your scanned results along. Don’t forget to download the acknowledgement form after submitting your application form online.


There will be a post UTME screening exercise as expected applicant are to come to this screening with their acknowledged slips they downloaded online, Screening Test Admission Card, JAMB result slip and TWO (2) postcard size (3.5 x 5 inches) photographs. Saturday 13 April 2019.


You won’t be asked to pay any school fees, accommodation fees and other sundry expenses. The federal government of Nigeria will cover those expenses for you all. Which is one of the beauty in studying in the Nigeria defence academy.

Note : admission will be given to candidates that score a minimum of 180 (for Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, Science and Military Science & Interdisciplinary Studies) and 210 (for Faculty of Engineering) in JAMB 2019 examination.


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  1. Am interested

  2. Buhari Umar Fitkuwe

    education is light

  3. can someone gain admission in NDA without no jamb

  4. Ameh Ojonache Triumph

    Am interested

  5. Nigerian army no going back

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