NDA Postgraduate Admission Application Form – 2016/17


Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA postgraduate admission application form for the 2016/2017 academic session is now on sale.

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into full-time postgraduate programmes in the Postgraduate School, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna for the 2016/2017 Academic Session.

NDA Postgraduate Degree – Available Programmes.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

  1. Department of Accounting and Management.
    • PhD Accounting.
  2. Department of Economics.
    • PhD Economics.
    • MSc Economics .
  3. Department of Geography.
    • PhD Geography( Environmental Management).
    • MSc Environmental Management.
    • MSc Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS).
  4. Department of History and International Studies.
    1. PhD Military History.
    2. MA Military History.
  5. Department of Political Science and Defence Studies.
    • (a) PhD Defence and Strategic Studies.
    • (a) MSc Defence and Strategic Studies.

Faculty of Engineering.

  1. Department of Electrical Electronic Engineering.
    • Eng Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  2. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
    • Eng in Production Engineering.
    • Eng in Thermofluid and Energy Engineering.

Faculty of Science.

  1. Department of Biological Sciences.

NDA Professional Postgraduate Programmes.

The following professional degree programmes are available in the faculties and departments listed below:

a. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

  1. Department of Accounting.
    • Master in Business Administration (MBA).
  2. Department of Economics.
    • Master in Financial Economics (MFE).
    • Master in Industrial and Labour Relations (MILR).
  3. Department of History & International Studies.
    • Master in Conflict Security and Development (MCSD).
    • Master in Development Studies (MDS).
    • Master in Leadership Studies (MLS).
    • Master in International Studies (MIS).
  4. Department of Political Science and Defence Studies.
    • Master in Public Administration (MPA).
    • Master in International Affairs and Strategic Studies (MIASS).
    • Master in Strategy and Security Administration (MASSA).

NDA Postgraduate Diploma Programmes.

The following professional PGD programmes are available: the faculties and departments listed below:

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

  1. Department of Accounting.
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting & Finance (PGDAF).
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Logistics and Transportation (PGDLT).
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).
  2. Department of Economics.
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Economics (PGDE).
  3. Department of Geography.
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (PGD RS/GIS).
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management (PGDEM).
  4. Department of History & International Studies.
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership Studies (PGDLS).
  5. Department of Political Science and Defence Studies.
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA).

Faculty of Science.

  1. Department of Biological Sciences.
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Biotechnology (PGDBT).
  2. Department of Chemistry
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Chemistry (PGDFC).
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Analytical Chemistry (PGDAC).
  3. Department of Computer Science.
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS).
  4. Department of Mathematics.
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Research in Security (PGDORS)

Faculty of Engineering.

  1. Department of Civil Engineering.
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering (6 Semesters).
  2. . Department of Electrical Electronic Engineering.
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (PGDEE) – (6 Semesters).
  3. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (PGDME) (6 Semesters).

NDA Postgraduate Programmes Admission Requirements.

The requirements for the various programmes are as follows:

Master’s (MA, MEng and MSc) Degrees.

A candidate seeking admission into the Master’s Degree programme shall be a graduate of the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognized university. Such candidate must possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in the relevant field of study.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree.

A candidate for PhD Degree must possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) at Bachelor Degree and a Master’s Degree in the proposed field of study from a recognized university. In addition, the candidate must have scored an average of not less than 60% or 3.50 at the Master’s level.

Master’s Degree.

Candidates applying for the professional Masters programmes must possess a Bachelor degree with a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division). Candidates with Third Class degree or Higher National Diploma must also possess a Postgraduate Diploma in a related discipline from any recognised university to be eligible for admission. HND candidates must possess a minimum of Lower Credit to apply.

PGD Programmes.

Candidates applying for the Postgraduate Diploma programme must possess a Bachelor degree from the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognised university, or a Higher National Diploma.

Duration of NDA Postgraduate Programmes.

Each student admitted for Master’s or PhD Degree shall pursue a FULL-TIME course of study and research in the Academy. Depending on the degree in view, the following conditions are also applicable:

  • A student for the Master’s degree shall pursue the programme for 2 years (4 Semesters).
  • Candidates for PhD degree shall pursue the programme for 3 years (6 Semesters).

At the expiration of the period of study for any given programme, a student who has not completed his/her programme shall be withdrawn from the Academy. However, in exceptional circumstances, application for extension to complete the programme may be entertained. Extension shall not exceed a period of one year (2 Semesters) in case of Master’s degree and 2 years (4 semesters) in case of PhD.

A student of Postgraduate Diploma shall pursue a full-time programme for 2 years (4 semesters) and maximum period of 3 years (6 semesters).

Duration of NDA Professional Postgraduate Programmes.

Each admitted student for professional master’s degree programme shall pursue weekend mode of study and research on Fridays and Saturdays for the period of the study. The following conditions are also applicable:

A student of Master degree shall pursue the programme for 18 months (2 semesters course work and 1 semester for project) except MBA programme which runs for 2 years.

A student of Postgraduate Diploma shall pursue the programme for one year (2 semesters).

NDA Postgraduate Admission – Method of Application.

Candidates are required to purchase Access Codes via the application and REMITA at the cost of N8,000.00 only, for online application.

Upon purchase of Access Codes, prospective candidates should log on to  http://www.ndapgapplications.net/ and complete the Online Application Form. Kindly note that your application is not complete until all copies of your Credentials, Acknowledgement Form, Referee Form, Application for Transcripts Form and Medical Report Form, have been submitted along with your application to: The Secretary, Postgraduate School, Nigerian Defence Academy, P.M.B. 2109, Kaduna.

The sales of NDA postgraduate admission forms will be available until Monday 14th November, 2016.

CAUTION: The general public is hereby cautioned to beware of fraudsters that may offer alternative options. Please note that the information herein which is also available at NDA website is the only authentic method of applications for programmes into the NDA Postgraduate School.

MSG Team.



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