Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) 2020/2021 [72RC] Application Form for Admission is Out

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Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) 2020/2021 [72RC] Application Form for Admission is Out.

NDA Application Form 2020/2021 Admission for 72 Regular Course of the Degree Programme Session is now on sale, below is Are the Requirement for NDA and others latest news below.

NDA 72RC Application Form 2020

Is NDA 2020/2021 Admission Form Out

If you want to know when is Nigerian Defence Academy Form 2020/2021 coming out, You are in the right place, keep reading.

The Sale of online Nigerian Defence Academy application forms for admission into the 72RC of degree programme of the NDA is out.

NDA Latest Update:

NDA 72RC Interview Dates 2020/2021 and Requirements

NDA AFSB Interview exercise has been scheduled to commence from Saturday 12 September – 24 October 2020 at the Nigerian Defence Academy Ribadu Campus, Kaduna.

Shortlisted candidates are to appear for interview before the Armed Forces Selection Board (AFSB) from Saturday 12 September – 24 October 2020 at the Nigerian Defence Academy Ribadu Campus, Kaduna. Candidates will appear before the AFSB in 3 Batches as follows:

A. Batch 1.
Candidates from the under-listed are to report to NDA on Saturday 12 September 2020.
(1) Anambra
(2) Bauchi
(3) Delta
(4) Edo
(5) Ekiti
(6) Enugu
(7) Gombe
(8) Kano
(9) Kaduna
(10) Nasarawa
(11) Ondo
(12) Plateau

B. Batch 2.
Candidates from the under-listed States are to report to NDA on Saturday 26 September 2020.
(1) Abia
(2) Adamawa
(3) Akwa Ibom
(4) Benue
(5) Imo
(6) Katsina
(7) Kogi
(8) Osun
(9) Oyo
(10) Rivers
(11) Yobe
(12) Zamfara

C. Batch 3.
Candidates from the under-listed States are to report to NDA on Saturday 10 October 2020.
(1) Bayelsa
(2) Borno
(3) Cross River
(4) Ebonyi
(5) FCT
(6) Jigawa
(7) Kebbi
(8) Kwara
(9) Lagos
(10) Niger
(11) Ogun
(12) Sokoto
(13) Taraba

All candidates will be accommodated and fed throughout the duration of their stay for the AFSB.

All candidates must come along with their Bank Verification Number (BVN) and Bank account number.

All candidates will undergo a screening exercise which will involve certificates/credentials screening, medical and physical fitness tests amongst others.

Only candidates who pass the screening exercise will qualify to continue with the interview. Thus, any candidate that fails at any stage of the screening, documents verification and medical screening, will be asked to leave NDA premises.

Candidates MUST bring along the original and 2 photocopies each of the following documents:
a.JAMB UTME Result Slip 2020.
b. Acknowledgement Form and NDA Screening Test Admission Card.
c. Academic Certificates / Statements of Result and Testimonials for Primary and Secondary Schools (Junior and Senior).
d. Birth Certificate or Declaration of Age, preferably Birth Certificate.
e. Letter of Attestation of State/Local Government Indigeneship duly signed by the SSG or Chairman of Local Government, as the case may be. Certification obtained from a military officer from the candidate’s state of origin, who must be of the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and above or equivalent in the Nigerian Navy and Nigerian Air Force, may be used in place of Local
Government Indigeneship Certificate. In this case, the officer must indicate his formation/unit, appointment, contact address, phone numbers and e-mail address. The officer must also affix formation/unit stamp and sign.
f.Letter of Consent from Parent/Guardian.

Candidates are to download both the Attestation and Letter of Consent Forms from the NDA applications portal/NDA website and complete same. Candidates who fail to bring along the documents listed above will be disqualified. Any alterations on the documents will attract outright disqualification.

Candidates are to also bring along the following items:
a. Writing materials.
b. Three blue shorts and 3 white (round-neck) T-shirts.
c. A pair of white canvas shoes and 3 pairs of white socks.
d. Toiletries.
e. Non-refundable fee of N2, 500.00 each for verification/confirmation of results at WAEC/NECO.
f.Scratch cards for WAEC and/or NECO results for online confirmation of result.
g. Four recent coloured passport photographs.
h.The second copy of Postcard Photograph that was presented and endorsed at the Exam Centre during the NDA ScreeningTest.
i. Transport money to and from Kaduna.
g.Face shield and individual face mask.

Follow the links below for the List of Successful Candidates for the Screening Test for NDA 72nd Regular Course:



Download: NDA Past Questions and Answers

Use the link below to login into NDA portal:


Centre List

S/No. State Centre
1 Adamawa Government Day Secondary School, Opposite HQ 23 Armd Bde, Yola
2 Akwa Ibom Community Secondary School, Aka Offot, Uyo.
3 Bauchi Government Day Secondary School/Command Day Secondary School, Shadawaka Barracks, Bauchi.
4 Borno Command Day Secondary School, Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri
5 Edo Army Day Secondary School NASST, Benin
6 Enugu Command Day Secondary School, Abakpa Barracks, Enugu
7 FCT Command Children School, Mogadishu Cantonment, Abuja
8 Imo Holy Ghost College, Owerri
9 Kaduna Nigerian Defence Academy, Old Site, Ribadu Campus, Kaduna
10 Kaduna Nigerian Defence Academy, Permanent Site, Afaka, Kaduna
11 Kano Air Force Comprehensive Secondary School, Kano
12 Kwara Nigerian Army School of Education (NASE) Ilorin
13 Lagos Command Day Secondary School, Ikeja Cantonment, Lagos
14 Lagos Command Day Secondary School, Ojo, Lagos
15 Ondo Command Secondary School, Akure
16 Oyo Command Day Secondary School Odogbo, Ibadan
17 Plateau Command Secondary School, Zaria Road,

What Are the Requirement for Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA)?

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. Please note that working knowledge of French, Arabic and Mandarin will be an added advantage to applicants. WAEC/NECO or NABTEB results of 2020 will not be accepted.

The following are the NDA admission requirements:

  1. Passed the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) and attained an acceptable minimum national standard (as determined by JAMB annual policy meeting) in English language, Mathematics and any other two subjects relevant to the proposed course of study as set out by the JAMB brochure.
  2. The course applied for on JAMB and NDA portal must be the same.
  3. The choice of UTME subjects combination must be relevant to the course applied for in NDA.
  4. Minimum of 5 credit passes at SSCE (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) or GCE ‘O’ Level obtained in not more than 2 sittings relevant to the Faculty of their choices.
  5. Credit in English Language and Mathematics.
  6. At least two supporting relevant credits to the compulsory credits in Faculty of Military Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences while that of Faculty of Science is shown in the columns for compulsory and relevant credits. However, only one supporting relevant credit is required in the Faculty of Engineering.
  7. Be at least 17 years old and not more than 21 years old as at the month of August in the year of entry into the Academy (2020). Note that candidates who desire to join the Nigerian Air Force must be between 17 and 18 years old at entry, and also the Nigerian Army has suspended the enlistment of female candidates in her Regular Combatant programme in NDA.
  8. Must not be less than 1.68 metres tall for male and 1.58 metres for female.
  9. Must be medically and physically fit and must be of good moral character.
  10. Must be single male or female without legal obligation to support any child or other individuals.
  11. Present a Certificate of State of Origin obtained from a Local Government Area or a Certificate of State Indigeneship from the Office of the State Governor.
  12. Working knowledge of French Language will be an added advantage.

Also candidates are to note the following:

  • Candidates awaiting results are not qualified. Application forms submitted without results will not be accepted.
  • Only examination results of not more than 5 years old from the date of examination will be accepted.
  • Currently, admission into the Academy is for both male and female Nigerians only, and is limited to Navy and Army in the case of female candidates.

What Are The Courses Offered In Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA)

  • Accounting
  • Biological Science(s)
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Political Science and Defence Studies

How to Apply for NDA 72RC Application Form 2020

Interested Applicants are advised to go to the Nigeria Police Academy’s official portal

The application fee is N3,500.00 only.

Please NOTE that only payment against RRR Codes generated via the application portal would be accepted.




Your first step to apply to the Nigerian Defence Academy is to create an account.
Click Here to create an account. if you already have an Account, click to login to the portal. Your account will enable you purchase a form and also complete your application over several sessions. You will access your secure application in subsequent sessions by signing in under “Log in” or “Application Status”. If you have started an application previously, you can always login to continue. The system will prompt you on how to complete the application. Once satisfied with the application, click on submit!

Applicants can pay for their applications Online via the portal or via REMITA Retrieval Reference RRR at any Nigerian bank of choice. Ensure you have completed the previous step “CREATE AN ACCOUNT” to proceed.
To pay Online, Login to the application portal, choose ‘Pay Online’.
To pay via at any Nigerian bank of choice, login to the application portal, choose ‘Pay at Branch’
The application will guide you through the rest of the straightforward payment process

The online upload of required application documents is necessary, it is therefore advised that you please come along with the originals of this uploaded documents for sighting during your interview. Your application information is maintained on a secure server and remains confidential prior to submission. Use the Support link to get help or assistance during the completion and submission process.

Kindly note that your application is not complete until all copies of your Credentials, have been uploaded and submitted along with your application.

Step 4: REVIEW
Your application will be reviewed online by the appropriate admission officials once submitted to Nigerian Defence Acadmey Online. All required application procedures must be completed on or before the appropriate application deadline.

Check the status of your application by logging into this system with the login details assigned to you for the application.


Applications forms are to be submitted together with the scanned SSCE results online. On submission of the online application, candidates are to download an Acknowledgement Form.


The screening test will be conducted as phase one of the Post-UTME screening on “Saturday 16th May, 2020.”. Therefore, all eligible candidates are to bring along their Acknowledgement Form, Screening Test Admission Card, JAMB result slip and TWO (2) postcard size (3.5 x 5 inches) photographs to the Screening Test Centre. The photographs should show only from the chest upwards and should contain the candidate’s Name, Exam number. State, Exam Centre, Course of study and Signature at the back.

Only successful candidates at the NDA Screening Test will subsequently be invited for the Armed Forces Selection Board (phase 2 of the screening test) following which the list of admitted candidates will be published.


All Regular Course cadets will train in NDA and the cost of their administration and logistics will be borne by the Federal Government of Nigeria.


In response to requests from candidates for reference materials, the Academy has offered a Compendium of Past Questions & Answers at a token fee to interested candidates. This can be purchased from the Registry, NDA.

Application Portal:


  • Apply at,purchase your RRR pincode, sign Up an account with RRR code generated & paid, Sign in and fill the app
  • Be Advised, Do not make any payment except with your RRR code generated from NO FORMS ON SALE !
  • If you are experiencing difficulties with the application portal, please contact the portal managers via email –
  • NOTE : ONLY JAMB 2020 is allowed for the application.
  • Be at least 17 years old and not more than 21 years old as at the month of August in the year of entry into the Academy (2020).
  • Candidates who desire to join the Nigerian Air Force must be between 17 and 18 years old at entry, and No Female Enlistment for NA
  • Candidates awaiting results are not qualified. Application forms submitted without results will not be accepted.
  • Only examination results of not more than 5 years old from the date of examination will be accepted.
  • NOTE: Do NOT submit your application, save all progress for now until you update your Jamb reg number, you can then submit finally !

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  1. George says:

    How can I get the past question on pdf file

    • Downloadpastquestion says:

      How to Get the NDA Past Questions Pdf
      1. Pay the sum of N2,000 to the account below:

      Account Name: Thompson Inyang Etete
      Account No: 0341259937
      Bank: GTBank

      Once we confirmed your payment, Send a text to this phone number 07085608069 with your Full Name and email address, we will send your Past Questions and Answers in pdf download to your email immediately

    • Abdullahi adam says:

      How can I get past question and answer

  2. soliu alabi Abdulrasheed says:

    when is another date for NDA

  3. Al Amin ibrahim says:

    If any update on NDA application form for 2020/2021 pls let me no thank you, here is my no:08130080391

  4. Favour says:

    Pls have not written jamb can u still fill in my form online

  5. ogundipe m favour says:

    i am 5:1 can i apply into the NDA with my current height

  6. Obinna Macdonald Uchenna says:

    Some who is going to 17 years by December 2020, is he going to enter NDA

  7. Obinna Macdonald Uchenna says:

    I am 16 this year going to 17 next year, but my height is 1.75 can I apply into NDA with my current age

  8. Jose says:

    Is it the waec print-out? because my original waec certificate is not ready yet.

  9. Valentine says:

    what of if you are writing waec this year

  10. I will be 21 by October, hope is Neva a problem

  11. tari m John says:

    I will be 22 years dis year April 14 can I still aplly for NDA in army service?

  12. Wilson Opaluwa says:

    Pls my the order in which my name is written on my certificate of state origin is not the same as on my waec and other things..will this be a problem

  13. ihejirika christaincia chiamaka says:

    How can I get past question and answers

  14. onyematara owuzechi says:

    pls inform me on update about nda 2020

  15. Jacob says:

    Please I’m really confused here…please guys give a reply…
    Did NDA changed portal for 72rc??..cuz dis1 I’m seeing is very different… Moreover, the old portal I used for 71rc is not responding…

  16. ipaye ayuba says:

    Can I use jamb2019. For nda. In 2020

    • Tee says:

      Pls I don’t understand this thing too well
      First :how many screening are there
      Second :I stay in Lagos can I do any screening there
      Third :when is the screening in Lagos
      Fourth :what do I bring on screening day

  17. JUJLIE says:


  18. pogoi samuel agidi says:

    Sir please am 16yrs and am writing waec this year,is it possible for me to apply and gain admission?

  19. Abdulganiyu Onoruoiza Wokili says:

    I just submitted my completed application n filled correctly but before submitting the application I edited n saved because I discovered that a particular subject in all the listed one always change name from Book keeping to Animal husbandry always.
    But before I submitted I checked back n edited to the correct one n saved before submitting. When I later log out n log in to view what I submitted that particular subject came out in the wrong name as usual will the correct one appear in the submitted record?
    Pls advise

    • Bolex says:

      Same here too… From marketing to mandarin
      I no understand and when I submitted I dinnor see my o’level and birth certificate again

  20. Adikwu odubia kingsley says:

    Pls how can i get the past questions of NDA and where can i get it and the price

  21. Adikwu odubia kingsley says:

    Hw can i get NDA pass questions and the price

  22. Adegboyega says:

    I can’t upload my credentials,why

  23. Ede Micheal says:

    How will I know that eglible to write the exam…because they haven’t sent any email yet

  24. VICAS PRAISE says:

    How do i get my screening test admission card

  25. monssy says:

    pls how will i get the screening test admission card

  26. Lajizzy says:

    Please i bought the form And filled it already, but I just want to change my institution on my jamb to NDA hope no prob with that????

  27. ola says:

    there is a mistake im my date of birth and my jamb result state the wrong date of birth, can i still apply

  28. Ojeleye john says:

    I tried to login again after I have created an account but it is telling me invalid username. Please what is the problem, please.

  29. Dom says:

    How do I know when its time for me to print my screening test card

  30. Abubakar Adam says:

    How can I apply NDA online registration for 2020/2021

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