Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into part-time postgraduate programmes in the Postgraduate School, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna for the 2014/2015 Academic Session.

The sale of Online Application Forms shall be open from 17th February 2014 – 16th May 2014. Upon purchase of Access or PIN Codes, prospective candidates should follow the link on NDA official webslte or log on to the application portal and complete the online application farm.

Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Admission into Part -Time Postgraduate Programmes 2014 / 2015 Academics Session

Degree Programmes

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

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Department of Economics
*.Masters in Business Administration (MBA)Departments of History & International Studies

*.Masters in Development Studies (MDS)Department of Political Science and Defence Studies

*.Masters in International Affairs and Strategic Studies (MIASS)

*.Masters in Strategy and Security Administration (MASSA)

*.Masters in Public Administration (MPA)

*.Masters 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 System (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 Operations Research in Security (PGDORS)

Department of Physics.

*.Postgraduate Diploma in Applied and Industrial Physics (PGDAIP)

Admission Requirements

The requirements for the various programmes are as follows:

Master’s Degrees
*.Candidates 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 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 Programme.

*.Each admitted student for part -time masters 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 one (1) year (2 semesters) except MBA programme which runs for 2 years.

*.A student of Postgraduate Diploma shall pursue the programme for one (1) year (2 semesters) except PGDFC which runs for 2 years (4 semesters).

Application Closing Date
16th May, 2014

Method Of Application

Candidates are required to purchase Access or PIN Codes available at all Zenith bank Branches and Cash Offices nationwide at the cost ofN7,500.00 only, excluding bank charges of N500.00, for online application.

Submission Of Application

Upon purchase of Access or PIN Codes, prospective candidates should log on to: 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.

Candidates can either upload the aforementioned items, when they sign in, or mail them to:
The Secretary
Postgraduate School,
Nigerian Defence Academy
P.M.B 2109, Kaduna


Limited number of rooms are available in the NDA Postgraduate School Hostel on first come first served basis.

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