Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Postgraduate Admission Application Form for 2020/2021 Academic Session

The Postgraduate School, Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna, is now selling application forms for admission into its part-time and full-time postgraduate programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session. See the courses, requirements and how to apply for NDA postgraduate form below.

NDA Postgraduate Form

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into full-time and part-time postgraduate programmes in the Postgraduate School, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna for the 2020/2021 Academic Session.

NDA Postgraduate Courses

Full – Time:

Click on the image for a better view.

nda full-time postgraduate courses


Click on the image for a better view.

nda part-time postgraduate courses


NDA Postgraduate Programmes Admission Requirements


The requirements for the various programmes are as follows:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree: A candidate for PhD Degree must possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) at Bachelor’s Degree and an academic Master’s Degree in the proposed field of study from a recognised University. The candidate must have scored an average of not less than 60% or CGPA of 3.50 on a scale of 5 at the Masters level.
  • Masters (MA, MEng and MSc) Degree: A candidate seeking admission into the Master’s Degree Programme shall be a graduate of the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognised university. Such a candidate must possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in the relevant field of study.


The requirements for the various programmes are as follows:

  • Masters Degree: Candidates applying for the part-time 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 at credit level in a related discipline from any recognized 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 minimum of Third Class Bachelors Degree from the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognised University or Higher National Diploma at a minimum of Lower Credit.

Duration of NDA Postgraduate Programmes

Full – Time:

Each student admitted for PhD, or Master’s Degree must 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 study period for any given programme, a student who has not completed his/her programme shall be withdrawn from the Academy.


  • A student for Master degree shall pursue the programme for 18 months (2 semesters course work and 1 semester for the project) except MBA programme which runs for 2 years.
  • A Postgraduate Diploma student shall pursue the programme for one year (2 semesters) except engineering courses that run for 2 years. (4 semesters).
  • Professional master degree and postgraduate diploma programmes are delivered on Fridays and Saturdays.

How to Apply for NDA Postgraduate Admission Form

The sale of Online Application Forms shall be open from 12th October 2020 –  14 February 2021.

Apply Here

Online application: Upon purchase of Access Codes, prospective candidates should follow the link on NDA website or log on to to complete the Online Application Form. For further enquiries, please contact The Secretary, Postgraduate School, Nigerian Defence Academy, PMB 2109, Kaduna – 08035902949.



  • Your first step to applying to the Nigerian Defence Academy Postgraduate school is to create an account.
  • Click Here to create an account. If you already have an Account, click to log in to the portal. Your account will enable you to purchase a form and also complete your application over several sessions. You will access your secure application in subsequent sessions by signing in under “Login” or “Application Status”. If you have started an application previously, you can always log in 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; therefore, it is 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 before 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, Acknowledgement Form, Application for Transcripts form and Medical Report Form, have been uploaded and submitted along with your application.


  • Your application will be reviewed online by the appropriate admission officials once submitted to Nigerian Defence Academy Online. All required application procedures must be completed on or before the appropriate application deadline.


  • Check your application’s status by logging into this system with the login details assigned to you for the application. However, you will receive important email messages as it relates to your application status.

The general public should beware of fraudsters who may be impersonating the Academy. Applicants are advised to contact the NDA to clear any doubtful information.

SEE ALSO: List of Universities Selling Postgraduate Forms for 2020/2021 Academic Session.

If you think this post can be helpful to somebody else, please share it using the buttons below!

Tagged with :

Previous Post: Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) PGDNSS Admission Form for 2020/2021 Academic Session
Next Post: Federal University of Technology Minna (FUTMINNA) Open Distance and e-Learning Admission Form for 2020/2021 Academic Session [Degree Programme]

Meet The Author
Olusegun Fapohunda is the founder and editor of MySchoolGist. He loves to share education news from various sources to keep readers informed.
You can connect with him on Twitter, Instagram.
Get in touch

39 Comments on 'NDA Postgraduate Admission Application Form 2020/2021 - MySchoolGist'

  1. Imo Progress Sep 8, 2020
  2. mudassir Aug 2, 2020
  3. Rosemary Dec 8, 2019
  4. David Oct 26, 2019
  5. john obeka Sep 16, 2019
  6. munaka Abdullahi Aug 13, 2019
    • Kucheli Isuwa Feb 16, 2021
  7. CHIORI INYAMA KALU Jul 6, 2019
  8. Odamah Abraham Jul 24, 2018
  9. Anonymous Jul 24, 2018
    • Ilevbare Nelson Apr 13, 2021
  10. cornelius godiya Jun 24, 2018
  11. MUSA Mar 1, 2018
  12. Anonymous Dec 3, 2017
  13. Anonymous Nov 7, 2017
  14. Sule Agwai Shehu Nov 6, 2017
    • Isa Dec 30, 2020
  15. Omaghomi Michael Oct 21, 2017
  16. uzebu emmanuel osaretin Oct 12, 2017
  17. Maestro_jolly Sep 20, 2017
  18. Abdulrazaq Babatude Alimi Sep 20, 2017
  19. ANDREW Sep 5, 2017
  20. BRIGHT CHIME Jun 1, 2017
  21. ames Jul 14, 2016
  22. Francis May 10, 2016
  23. Nuhu Isa Abubakar Dec 5, 2015
  24. Marie Nov 23, 2015
  25. Ahmed Jumare Hunkuyi Nov 18, 2015
  26. Ahmed Jumare Hunkuyi Nov 18, 2015
  27. Olawale Nov 1, 2015
  28. Amorha john Oct 26, 2015
  29. Edidiong Joseph Udom May 26, 2015
  30. ufon ojogbane Mar 19, 2015
    • Olusegun Fapohunda Mar 19, 2015
      • Yinka. Mafolabomi Jul 16, 2019
    • Nanle Hosea Apr 25, 2015
Leave a Comment