NDA List of Courses & Admission Requirements 2022/2023 [PDF]
Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) List of General and Regular Courses and Admission Requirements into Academic Departments for 2022/2023 Academic Session (74th RC).
 The Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA has published the General and Regular Course Requirements into Academic Departments for the 2022/2023 Academic Session.

RECOMMENDED: NDA 74th Regular Course Application Form.

NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION INTO ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS OF THE NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY

1. Candidates eligible for 74 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 2022 (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 two sittings.
f. Must have passed the Unified Tertiary Matriculation examinations (UTME) and attain 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. French and Arabic, 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, and is limited to Navy and Airforce in the case of female candidates.
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.

RECOMMENDED: NDA 74th RC Examination Date and Subjects Combinations.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Course General Requirement Compulsory
Credits
Relevant Credits
BSc Accounting 5 credit passes in not
more than 2 sittings
including English
Language and
Mathematics
English Language,
Financial Accounting
and Mathematics
Commerce,
Government, Civic
Education, Geography
History, Economics and
Literature-In-English
BA French 5 credit passes in not
more than 2 sittings
including English
Language and
Mathematics.
English Language,
French and
Mathematics.
Economics, Geography,
Government, Civic
Education, History,
Arabic, CRK/IRK
Commerce, Financial
Accounting, Literature
in English, Home
Management and any
Nigerian Languages.


BSc Economics 5 credit passes in not
more than 2 sittings
including English
Language and
Mathematics
English Language,
Economics and
Mathematics
Financial Accounting,
Commerce,
Government, Civic
Education, Geography,
History, French, Home
Management and
Literature in English
BA Arabic 5 credit passes in not
more than 2 sittings
including English
Language Arabic and
Mathematics
English Language,
Arabic and
Mathematics
Economics, Geography,
Government, Civic
Education, History,
French, IRK, Commerce,
Financial Accounting,
Literature In English,
Home Management and
any Nigerian Languages
BSc Geography 5 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,
Biology, Visual Arts,
Agricultural Science,
Further Mathematics,
Physical Education,
Health Education,
Technical Drawing,
Food Nutrition and
Home
Management(Preference
will be given to those
having credits in Social
Science Subjects).
BA History and
War Studies
5 credit passes in not
more than 2 sittings
including English
Language and
Mathematics.
English Language,
History or
Government and
Mathematics.
Arabic, Civic Education,
Economics, Geography,
Commerce, French,
Literature in English,
CRK/IRK and any
Nigerian Language.
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, Arabic,
Geography, Financial
Accounting Literature in
English, CRK/IRK,
Home Management,
Commerce and any
Nigerian Language.
BSc Psychology 5 credit passes in not
more than 2 sittings
including English
Language Biology and
Mathematics.
English Language,
Biology and
Mathematics.
Economics, History,
Government, Civic
Education,
Chemistry,Geography,
Health Education,
Literature in English,
Commerce Financial
Accounting Home
Management and
Agricultural Science.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF MILITARY SCIENCES AND INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

Course General Requirement Compulsory
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,
Physics and
Mathematics.
Economics/Geography
Chemistry/Biology,
Computer Studies
Basic Electronics
Basic Electricity and
Further Mathematics.
BSc Logistics
and Supply
Chain
Management
5 credit passes in not
more than 2 sittings
including English
Language and
Mathematics.
English Language,
Economics and
Mathematics.
Chemistry,
Government, History,
Geography, Financial
Accounting,
Commerce, Food
And Nutrition, Home
Management,
Physics, Biology, Agric
Science, Visual Arts,
Technical Drawing and
Building Construction.
BSc Military
Science
5 credit passes in not
more than 2 sittings
including English
Language and
Mathematics.
English Language,
Physics and
Mathematics.
Any one of the listed
Subjects: Biology,
Chemistry, Further
Mathematics,
Technical Drawing,
Agricultural Science,
Basic Electronics,
Basic Electricity and
Building Construction.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

B.Eng Civil Engineering 5 credit
passes in not
more than 2
sittings
including
English
Language and
Mathematics.
English
Language,
Mathematics,
Chemistry
and Physics.
Technical Drawing, Further
Mathematics,Biology,Geography,
Building Construction,
Agricultural Science, Wood
Work, Metal Work and Computer
Studies.
B.Eng Electrical and
Electronics
Engineering
5 credit
passes in not
more than 2
sittings
including
English
Language and
Mathematics
English
Language,
Mathematics,
Chemistry
and Physics
Technical Drawing, Further
Mathematics, Biology,
Geography, Basic Electronic,
Computer Studies and Basic
Electricity


B.Eng Mechanical
Engineering
5 credit
passes in not
more than 2
sittings
including
English
Language and
Mathematics
English
Language,
Mathematics,
Chemistry
and Physics
Technical Drawing, Further
Mathematics, Biology,Geography
Auto Mechanics, Wood Work,
Metal Work and Computer
Studies

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF SCIENCE

COURSE GENERAL REQUIREMENT COMPULSORY
CREDITS
RELEVANT CREDITS
BSc Biological
Sciences
5 credit passes in not
more than 2 sittings
including English
Language and
Mathematics.
English
Language,
Mathematics,
Biology and
Chemistry.
Any one of the listed
Subjects: Physics,
Further Mathematics,
Agricultural Science,
Geography andHealth
Education.
BSc Chemistry 5 credit passes in not
more than 2 sittings
including English
Language and
Mathematics.
English
Language,
Mathematics,
Chemistry and
Physics.
Any one of the listed
Subjects:
Biology,Further
Mathematics and
AgriculturalScience.
BSc Computer
Science
5 credit passes in not
more than 2 sittings
including English
Language and
Mathematics.
English
Language,
Mathematics and
Physics.
Any two of the listed
Subjects: Chemistry,
Further
Mathematics,Biology,
Computer Studies
Basic Electronics and
Basic Electricity.
BSc Mathematics 5 credit passes in not
more than 2 sittings
including English
Language and
Mathematics.
English
Language,
Mathematics and
Physics.
Any two of the listed
Subjects: Chemistry,
Further Mathematics,
Biology, Computer
Studies, Technical
Drawing, Basic
Electronics and
Basic Electricity.
BSc Physics 5 credit passes in not
more than 2 sittings
including English
Language and
Mathematics.
English
Language,
Mathematics,
Physics and
Chemistry.
Any one of the listed
Subjects:Biology,
Further Mathematics,
Technical Drawing,
Agricultural Science,
Basic Electronics and
Basic Electricity.