Good news the Online NDA Nigeria (Nigeria Defence Academy) form is out, the wait is over. This is the application form for the 72nd regular course for the NDA. The registration for 2020 has commenced online and interested applicants can now start applying. If you read on in this article you will get all the information and requirements on how to apply for the Nigeria Defence Academy. The NDA form is open to both male and female. Candidates accepted into the Nigeria Defence Academy for the regular course will be subjected to undergo academic and military training as officer cadets for a period of four years for the Nigerian Air force cadets and the Nigerian Navy, while for the Nigerian Army cadets is five years.

Online NDA Nigeria

Online NDA Nigeria

The Nigeria Defence Academy will conduct a screening test as stage one of the post-UTME screening exercise will commence at allocated centers across the country. Only candidates with 2020 JAMB will be qualified to apply and write the exams, as NDA will await the JAMB results before selecting candidates for the interview. After the successful ending of the training, grandaunts will get an honorary degree in a core discipline. In addition to this, they will also be offered a presidential commission into the Nigerian Armed Forces.

About NDA

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna, is the first among the two military universities in Nigeria. The Nigeria military university is located in Biu, in Borno state. It was founded in the year 1964 in February, with a motto of Loyalty and Valor. The military university trains officer corps for the Nigerian Army, Navy, and Air Force. The NDA offers programs for undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate studies for both civilian and military students alike.  The institution aims to instill discipline, leadership, skills, and character development according to the best practices in the globe. From the onset, only the male is to participate until 2011, before it became for male and female. The commandant in charge presently is Major General Sarham Jamilu.

Course of Study

To see the list of courses and the requirements to meet to study them visit this link;


For candidates to be eligible for the online NDA they must have the following criteria;

  • Candidate must be physically and medically fit.
  • The candidate must be of good moral.
  • Candidate must tender a certificate of indigene ship from the state or local government of origin.
  • Must be a minimum of 17 years of age or must not exceed 21 years before the year of entry into the academy.
  • Candidate must also have a minimum of 5 credits in SSCE, GCE, WAEC, NECO, NABTEB, and NBAIS. The credits must be in subjects like, English language, Mathematics, and any other three subjects that are relevant to your course of study.
  • Candidate must pass the UTME and meet the minimum accepted by the national standard set by JAMB in Mathematics, English language, and any other two subjects relevant to the course of study set out by JAMB Brochure.
  • In height male candidates should not be below 1.68 meters tall while, for females, it should not be less than 1.65.
  • Candidates awaiting results are not eligible.
  • The ordinary level results to be used must not have exceeded more than 5 years from the examination date else, it will not be accepted.
  • Applicants must also submit their application form with the ordinary level results.
  • The admission is for both males and females.
  • All applicants must be Nigerians.
  • Candidates with Arabic and French education have an added advantage.


You can apply via this link;


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