2016/17 NDA Postgraduate Admission Form is out: Apply Now

2016/17 NDA Postgraduate Admission Form

NDA Postgraduate Admission Form: This is to inform the general public that the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Postgraduate Admission Form is out and online registration for NDA post graduate programmes and other professional programmes is ongoing.

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NDA Kaduna is Nigeria’s revered military school. The school does not only score excellence in high level military training but also in other academic programmes.  This presents a very good opportunity for graduates who wish to obtain a sound post graduate training in any of the underlisted NDA-offered Post graduate courses.

The 2016/17 NDA Postgraduate Admission on sale is for both Full-Time and Part-Time Postgraduate Programmes. The NDA post graduate course registration process is online through the official NDA website /portal after which the applicants sends some outline documents to the secretary of NDA school.

Full details on The 2016/17 NDA Postgraduate Admission Form and Online Registration Process.

Below is the official announcement on the 2016/17 NDA Postgraduate Admission Form and online registration protocols as well as the programmes available for application.

NDA FULL-TIME PROGRAMMES:

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

The Following Degree Programmes are available in the Faculties and Departments listed below:

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Accounting and Management

  • PhD in Accounting

Department of Economics

  • MSc in Economics
  • PhD in Economics

Department of Geography

  • MSc Geography in Environmental Management
  • MSc Geography in Remote Sensing/GIS
  • PhD Geography in Environmental Management

Department of History & International Studies

  • MA in Military History
  • PhD in Military History

Department of Political Science and Defence Studies

  • MSc in Defence and Strategic Studies
  • PhD in Defence and Strategic Studies
FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Department of Biological Sciences

  • MSc in Medicinal and Poisonous Plant Studies
  • MSc in Biotechnology
  • MSc in Parasitology

Department of Chemistry

  • MSc in Analytical Chemistry
  • MSc in Organic Chemistry
  • MSc in Inorganic Chemistry
  • MSc in Material Science and Explosives
  • MSc in Environmental Chemistry
  • PhD in Analytical Chemistry
  • PhD in Organic Chemistry
  • PhD in Inorganic Chemistry

Department of Mathematics /Computer Science

  • MSc in Pure Mathematics
  • MSc in Applied Mathematics
  • PhD in Pure Mathematics

Department of Physics

  • MSc in Theoretical Physics
  • MSc in Nuclear and Radiation Physics
  • MSc in Solid State Physics
  • PhD in Theoretical Physics
  • PhD in Nuclear and Radiation Physics
  • PhD in Solid State Physics
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

Department of Electrical /Electronics Engineering

  • M.Eng in Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • PhD in Electronics and Communications Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • M.Eng in Production Engineering
  • M.Eng in Thermofluid & Energy Engineering
  • M.Eng in Material and Metallurgical Engineering
  • PhD in Production Engineering
  • PhD in Thermofluid & Energy Engineering
  • PhD in Material and Metallurgical Engineering
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

The following part-time PGD programmes are available in the faculty and departments listed below:

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

Department of Electrical /Electronics Engineering

  • PGD in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (PGDEE)

Department of Civil Engineering

  • PGD in Civil Engineering (PGDCE)

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • PGD in Mechanical Engineering (PGDME)
DURATION OF PROGRAMME

Each student admitted for Master’s or PhD Degree Programme 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 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 Ph.D.

PROFESSIONAL POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The requirements for the various programmes are as follows:
a. 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.

b. 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.

FULL–TIME POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The requirements for the various programmes are as follows:
a. 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.

b. 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

PART-TIME PROGRAMME:

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

The Following Part-Time degree programmes are available in the faculties and departments listed below:

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Economics

  • Master in Business Administration (MBA)

Department of History & International Studies

  • Master in Development Studies (MDS)

Department of Political Science and Defence Studies

  • Master in International Affairs and Strategic Studies (MIASS)
  • Master in Strategy and Security Administration (MASSA)
  • Master in Public Administration (MPA)
  • Master in Conflict, Security and Development (MCSD)
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

The following part-time PGD programmes are available in the faculties and departments listed below:

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Accounting

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounts & Finance (PGDAF)

Department of Economics

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

Department of Geography

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (PGD RS/GIS)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management (PGDEM)

Department of Political Science and Defence Studies

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA)
FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Department of Biological Sciences

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Biotechnology(PGDBT)

Department of Chemistry

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Chemistry (PGDFC)

Department of Computer Science

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS)

Department of Mathematics

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Research in Security (PGDOPS)

Department of Physics

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Applied and Industrial Physics (PGDAIP)
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • Master’s DegreeCandidates applying for the Part-Time 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 ProgrammesCandidates 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 PROGRAMME

Each admitted student for Part-Time Master’s Degree Programme must 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 1 year (2 semesters) except MBA programme which runs for 2 years.
  • A student of Postgraduate Diploma shall pursue the programme for 1 year (2 semesters).

HOW TO APPLY FOR NDA POSTGRADUATE FORM:

  1. Candidates interested in the NDAy Postgraduate Form are to visithttp://www.ndapgapplications.net
  2. Click on Purchase Access Code.
  3. Fill in your data to generate an Access Code (Payer Name, Email & Phone number)
  4. Click Next to proceed.
  5. On the next screen you would be presented with your order details including the Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR CODE), select a payment method and click on Pay with REMITA
  6. The system would now redirect you to REMITA’s website where you conclude your purchase.
  7. Check your registered email for payment confirmation, this may take up to 24hrs.
  8. Once you have received payment confirmation, go back to the NDA Application portal http://www.ndapgapplications.net and click on Sign Up/Login, to create an account.
  9. Click on Sign Up Here and then fill in your details (Name, email address, Phone number, password & RRR code used for payment)
  10. The system would now load the application and you can now proceed to fill in your application.

Note: If you get this message “Please await payment confirmation via your email from Remita, before signing up with this RRR CODE!” It simply means payment has not been made OR It is being processed, If payment is over 24hrs Please contact REMITA SUPPORT.

Closing Date:

The sales of the 2016/17 NDA Postgraduate Admission Form will be available until Monday 14th November, 2016.

To Download the official full announcement on the 2016/17 NDA Postgraduate Admission Form in PDF  click here.

We want to use this opportunity to wish you goodluck as you pick the 2016/17 NDA Postgraduate Admission Form.

For More on the NDA Postgraduate Admission Form you may want to visit the official NDA website www.nda.edu.ng.

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