Collegive
Educational, Schools News & Scholarships Site in Nigeria

Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna, Kaduna State

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) at Kaduna is the only Military Federal University in Nigeria. Duration of training in the academy is 5 years, which include 4 years of academic studies and 1 year of military training.nda logo



The NDA was established in January 1964 as a reformation of the British run Royal Military Forces Training College (RMFTC), which had been renamed the Nigerian Military Training College (NMTC) on independence. The military institution trains the officer corps of the Nigerian Army, Navy and Air Force. The initial class was only 62 cadets, and trainers were mostly officers in the Indian Army.

The NDA grew to an all Nigerian training staff only in 1978. In 1981 itself began training bilateral training of foreign militaries. In 1985 the academy commenced offering undergraduate programmes to Military Officers In Training and now also currently offers post graduate studies both for Msc and Ph.D for both military and civilian students alike.

The central mission remains the five year cadet officer training “Regular Combatant Course”, although from 2002, a four-year military programme is also offered. As of 2008, its total cadet class is around 1500.

Motto Loyalty and valour
Type Military academy
Established 1964
Students 4,200
Undergraduates Yes
Postgraduates Msc
Doctoral students
Ph.D
Location Kaduna, Kaduna, Nigeria
Website www.nda.edu.ng

General NDA Information

This is the official Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Blogs for latest news, information and updates regarding the following:

Cut off mark

See NDA cut off mark now!

School fees

This is how much NDA school fees for this session costs

Courses Offered

All courses offered in Nigerian Defence Academy

Faculties & Departments

See all faculties and departments in NDA

Calendar

See the school calendars and timetables!

Post UTME

How to write the post UTME, UTME and UME!

Admission

Check admission status and list and learn how to get admission into Nigerian Defence Academy

Past Questions

All NDA past questions

Students Forum

Join the NDA Students forum

NDA Alumni

Some notable alumni:

  • Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, former Chief of Army Staff
  • Alexander Ogomudia, former Chief of Defence Staff & Chief of Army Staff
  • Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria and former Military Head of State
  • Azubuike Ihejirika, former Chief of Army Staff
  • Dangiwa Umar, former Governor of Kaduna State
  • Gideon Orkar, April 1990 coup leader
  • Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, Chief of Naval Staff, Nigerian Navy
  • Kayode Are, former National Security Adviser and Director General State Security Service
  • Maxwell Khobe, former ECOMOG Peacekeeping Force Commander and Chief of Defence Staff, Sierra Leone
  • Emeka Onwuamaegbu Former Commandant, NDA
  • Muhammad Inuwa Idris, Commandant, NDA
  • Oladipo Diya, former Chief of Defence Staff
  • Owoye Andrew Azazi, former Chief of Defence Staff & Chief of Army Staff
  • Sultan Sa’adu Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto
  • Sambo Dasuki, National Security Adviser
  • Tunji Olurin, former military governor of Oyo State
  • Victor Malu, former Chief of Army Staff
  • John Michael Ogidi, former ECOMOG Officer and Commander Corps of Signals Lagos Headquarters

NDA News

application, application portal, admission, admit card, admission 2018, afsb experience, academy, admission list, admission fees, afsb, by nasty c, brochure, building, biological science, benefits, best cadet, breaking news, battalions, branches in nigeria, by nasty mp3, courses, cut off mark, course fees, cadet salary, candidate login, courses and requirement, cadets training, cut off mark 2018, cadet daily routine, cadets photos, dssc, direct entry, direct short service, dssc 2018, dss, direct short service application, details, date of exam 2018, dropouts, direct entry requirements, exam card, exam date, exam date 2018, exam 2018, exams, exam card printing, exam centers, exam centres, examination card, examination date 2018, form, form closing date, fees, form for 2018, final list, full form, form price, facebook, faculty, form 2019, graduate rank, gov ng, gallery, group chat, guidelines, graduate salary, government, group, gk,nba game, haircut, history, home, home page, home portal, holiday dates, helpline, hostels, height, help center, interview procedure, interview, information, in nigeria, images, isaiah, id card, information 2018, interview questions, isaiah biography, jamb cut off mark, jamb cut off point, jamb cut off, jamb statistics, jamb combination, jamb brochure, jamb cut off 2018, jobs, jamb, jamb statistics 2017, kaduna, kaduna portal, kaduna address, kaduna 2018, kato, kaduna exam card, kad, kaduna courses, kaduna postgraduate courses, kaduna state, login, latest news, login portal, latest news 2018, logo, list, latest update, list 2018, lyrics, login 2018, meaning, masters courses, masters, masters program, music, mp3 download, msc, matriculation, map, mail registration login, news, nigeria, news 2018, navy, nigeria 2018, navy training, nasty c lyrics, navy salary, ng, net, official site, official portal, online registration, online application, officer, official websites, old site, official page, org ng, online portal, portal, past question, punishments, postgraduate, past questions apk, pictures, past question pdf, pg school, pass question, post-utme cut-off mark, question paper 2014 pdf, qualification, questions, question and answer, question paper 2016 pdf download, question paper 2017 pdf, question paper 2018, question paper 2017, question paper with solution, quora, recruitment, requirements, result, registration, recruitment 2018, registrar, recruitment portal, result 2017, rank, reprint, short service, school fees, screening test, screening date, shortlisted candidate 2018, site, shortlist, short service 2018, screening exercise, school, training, twitter, tuition fee, test, template, training photos, training period,nba today, training pics, top news, update, university, uniform, updates 2018, usa, university kaduna, undergraduate, update news, university in nigeria, undergraduate courses, videos, videos download, vacancy, vs upa, vacancy 2018, vs cds, vs cda, vizag, vs iit, vls, website, whatsapp group link, web, whatsapp number, whatsapp groups, wiki, wikipedia, website/application portal, whatsapp group chat, website nigeria, exam, youtube, years, y group, year wise cutoff, young,nba youngboy genie, youngboy 38 baby, year limit, yogyata, y group syllabus, zaria, zmluva, zambia, zee news, zaria form,zalwa ndi nje,xtetiqsoul zalwa ndi nje, za,c zip wire,ho zoomer



COMMENTS!!!
  1. taiwo opeyemi abiodun says

    can I study medicine or Nursing Nigeria Defence Academy

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

SQL requests:140. Generation time:1.071 sec. Memory consumption:89.13 mb

Send this to a friend