NDA Courses: Their JAMB Subject Combination & Requirement [UPDATED]

NDA Courses and Requirements: List of Courses offered in Nigeria Defence Academy, (NDA) Kaduna. Their JAMB Subject Combination, O’level and UTME Requirement.

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In this page, Allschool will list out all the undergraduate courses offered in Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna. We will also list of the NDA Entrance Exam Subjects Combinations.

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It will also direct you to the accurate jamb/utme subjects combination, and their O’level requirements.

NDA General Admission Requirements.

Prospective Cadets applying for admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy must also apply to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), and must select Nigerian Defence Academy as the First Choice of Institution. Such applicants are expected to sit for JAMB UNIFIED TERTIARY MATRICULATION EXAMINATIONS (UTME)

Candidates eligible for 73 Regular Course admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) must have the following:

  1. Must be medically and physically fit and must be of good moral character.
  2. Must be single male or female without legal obligation to support any child or other individuals.
  3. Present a Certificate of indigeneship from the state government or local government area.
  4. Be at least 17 years old and NOT more than 21 years old as at the month of September in the year of entry into the Academy.
  5. Must have a minimum of 5 ordinary level credits at GCE, SSCE (WAEC, NECO, NBAIS and NABTEB) English language, Mathematics and three other subjects which are relevant to the intended programme at not more than two sittings.
  6. Must have passed the Unified Tertiary Matriculation examinations (UTME) and attain an acceptable minimum national standard (as determined by JAMB annual policy meeting) in English language, Mathematics and any other 2 subjects relevant to the proposed course of study as set out by the JAMB Brochure.
  7. Must NOT be less than 1.68 meters tall for male and 1.65 meters for female.
  8. French and Arabic, Madarin language is an added advantage.

NDA Courses and Requirements.

Important: Always make reference to the PDF Version of the courses and requirements.

Note: You can click on any of course/department to know their accurate JAMB subject combination, O’level and Direct Entry (DE) requirement;

  1. Biological Sciences
  2. Mathematics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Physics
  5. Computer Science
  6. Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  7. Mechanical Engineering
  8. Civil Engineering
  9.  Intelligence & Cyber Security
  10. Languages
  11. Political Science & Defence Studies
  12. Geography
  13. Economics & Management Science
  14. History
  15. French
  16. General Studies
  17. Psychology
  18. Accounting & Management

NDA Courses and Subject Combination

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COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF SCIENCE

S/N COURSE General Requirement Compulsory Credits Relevant Credits (Waiver Remarks)
1. BSc Biology 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry Any one of the listed subjects: Physics, Further Mathematics Agricultural Science, Geography, Health Education
2. BSc Biotechnology 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry Any one of the listed subjects: Physics, Further Mathematics Agricultural Science, Geography, Health Education
3. BSc Chemistry 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics Any one of the listed subjects: Biology or Further Mathematics, Agric Science
4. BSc Mathematics 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics and Physics Any two of the listed subjects: Chemistry, Further Mathematics and Biology, Computer Science, Technical Drawing, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity
5. BSc Physics 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry Any One Of The Listed Subjects: Biology, Further Mathematics and Technical Drawing and Agricultural Science Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF MILITARY SCIENCES AND INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

S/N Course General Requirement Compulsory Credits Relevant Credits (Waiver Remarks)
1. BSc Security and Intelligence Science 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Physics and Mathematics Economics/Geography Chemistry/Bio logy, Computer Studies, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity and Further Mathematics
2. BSc Military Science 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Physics and Mathematics Economics/Geography Chemistry/Bio logy. Computer Studies, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity and Further Mathematics
3. BSc Computer Science 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics and Physics Any two of the listed subjects: Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Biology/Agric Science and Computer Studies, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity
4. BSc Cyber Security 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Physics and Mathematics Economics/Geography Chemistry/Bio logy. Computer Studies, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity and Further Mathematics

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

S/N Course General Requirement Compulsory Credits Relevant Credits (Waiver Remarks)
1. B Eng Civil Engineering 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Building Construction, Agric Science, Wood Work, Metal Work, Computer Studies
2. B Eng Electrical and Electronics Engineering 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Electronic, Computer Studies and Basic Electricity
3. B Eng Mechanical Engineering 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography, Auto Mechanics, Wood Work, Metal Work, Computer Science
4. B Eng Mechatronics 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography, Auto Mechanics, Wood Work, Metal Work, Computer Science

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

S/N Course General Requirement Compulsory Credits Relevant Credits
1. BSc Economics 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Economics and Mathematics Financial Accounting, Commerce, Government, Cimc Education, Geography and History, French, Literature in English CRK/IRK
2. BA French 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, French and Mathematics Economics, Geography, Government, Civic Education, History, Arabic, CRK/IRK Commerce, Financial Accounting, Literature in English, Home Management and any Nigerian Languages
3. BSc Geography 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language,Geography and Mathematics History, Economics, Government, Cimc Education, Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Agric Science, Visual Arts, Further Mathematics Physics, Physical Education, Health Education, Technical Drawing, Food Nutrition, Home Management (preference will be given to those having credits in Social Science Subjects)
4. BA History and War Studies 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, History or Government and Mathematics Arabic, Citric Education, Economics, Geography, Commerce, French, Literature in English, CRK/IRK and any Nigerian Languages
5. BSc Political Science and International Relations 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Government / Civic Education and Mathematics History, Economics, French, Arabic, Geography, Financial Accounting Literature in English, CRK/IRK, Home Management, Commerce and any Nigerian Language
6. BSc Defence and Security Studies 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Government / Civic Education and Mathematics History, Economics, French, Arabic, Geography, Financial Accounting Literature in English, CRK/IRK, Home Management, Commerce and any Nigerian Language
7. BSc Psychology 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Biology and Mathematics Economics, Government, Civic Education, Chemistry, Geography, Health Education,Biology/Agric Science, Lit in English, Commerce Financial Accounting Home Management and Agric Science
8. BA Arabic 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Maths English Language, Arabic and Mathematics Economics, Geography, Government, Civic Education, History, French, IRK,Commerce, Financial Accounting, Literature in English, Home Management and any Nigerian Languages

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

S/N Course General Requirement Compulsory Credits Relevant Credits
1. BSc Accounting 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Financial Accounting and Mathematics Commerce, Government, Civic Education, Geography History and Economics, Literature in English
2. Logistics and Supply Chain Management 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language,Economics and Mathematics Chemistry,Government, History, Geography,Accounting, Commerce, Food and Nutrition, Home Management, Physics, Biology, Agric Science, Visual Arts, Technical Drawing
3. BSc Management Sciences 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any of one social science subject Economics, Accounting, Business Method, Commerce, Government, Geography and Statistics.

NDA Entrance Exam Subjects Combinations.

  1. Candidates for FASS. Candidates for FASS are to answer all questions in any THREE of the following subjects that are applicable to the candidate’s chosen course:
    1) Mathematics – (Compulsory for Psychology candidates).
    (2) Economics.
    (3) Geography.
    (4) History.
    (5) Government.
    (6) French.
    (7) Biology – (Compulsory for Psychology candidates).
  2. Candidates for Sciences: Candidates for courses in Faculty of Science are to answer questions as follows:
    1. Mathematics (Mathematics and any 2 of Physics, Chemistry and Economics).
    2. Physics (Physics and any 2 of Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology).
    3. Chemistry (Chemistry and any 2 of Physics, Biology and Mathematics).
    4. Biology (Biology and any 2 of Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics).
  3. Candidates for Engineering: Candidates for the Faculty of Engineering are to answer ALL questions in the 3 subjects listed below:
    (1) Mathematics.
    (2) Physics.
    (3) Chemistry.
  4. Candidates for Military Science and Interdisciplinary Studies: Candidates for Intelligence & Cyber Security Studies are to answer the following:
    1. Mathematics
    2. Physics and
    3. Anyone of Biology, Chemistry or Economics.

Please note that only those with duly printed Examination Card will be admitted into the various centres for the test.

NDA REGULAR COURSE GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS.

Candidates seeking admission into Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) must have the following:

  • Must be medically and physically fit and must be of good moral character.
  • Must be single male or female without legal obligation to support any child or other individuals.
  • Present a Certificate of indigeneship from the state government or local government area.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 ordinary level credits at GCE, SSCE (WAEC, NECO, NBAIS and NABTEB) English language, Mathematics and three other subjects which are relevant to the intended programme at not more than two sittings.
  • Must have passed the Unified Tertiary Matriculation examinations (UTME) and attain an acceptable minimum national standard (as determined by JAMB annual policy meeting) in English language, Mathematics and any other 2 subjects relevant to the proposed course of study as set out by the JAMB Brochure.
  • Must NOT be less than 1.68 meters tall for male and 1.65 meters for female.
  • French and Arabic, Madarin language is an added advantage.

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Kehinde John

I am taking defense and security studies i offered home management in my school and in jamb they said it’s home economic can I join it to the subject combination or it must be home management?

Samuel

Please sir/ma if I am to study political science and international relations can my jamb combination be..Government, Civic education, English language and CRS

Victor Israel Eyoh

Good evening sir/ma, please is there any way I can get admission in to the nigeria defense academy with out jamb

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Ojachi Raphael Godday

Good evening sir/ma.I applied for political science and international relation in the Nigeria defense academy, and my subject combination are as follows: English language, Government, Mathematics and economics.I will like to know if I will be allowed into the Nigeria defense academy with the following subject combination listed above?

Awoyoolu Stephen Oluwaseyi

I don’t understand Bsc political science and international relations

if i want to register jamb will i see exactly “Bsc political science and international relations” together then i select it or Bsc political science is onesided and Bsc international relations?
Please reply me sir

Aliyu

How many Mack of jamb

Aliyu

Yes

Dennis

What are the jamb subject combinations for computer science in NDA

Jude oluwashino

Sir can’t I gain admission into NDA without mathematics???

Ajibade Angela Bukola

And please sir/ma what should be my cut off mark for military and interdisciplinary studies

Ajibade Angela Bukola

Please sir/ma I am writing jamb this year and the form is not yet out and the school form is closing on the 24 of April. Can I fill the form before writing my jamb.

Oloruntoba John JAYLEX

Pls what should be my jamb cut off mark to study chemistry

OGUNKOYA GODWIN

Pls sir do NDA offer linguistics and communication study

Salihu danlami zailani

I want to become a political science

Tommy

Please sire .. I have few enquires to make…

What jamb subject combination can I take for:
1 military science study
2 biotechnology

And does course studied really matters to become a soldier in the NDA??

Waris

Please sir /ma, I want become a psychologist student and I’m not really good in mathematics please how can I make it sir/ma

Paula

Can I become a soldier by doing a postgraduate course in NDA?

Paula

Can I become a soldier by doing a postgraduate course in NDA?

Paula

Please sir, what do they check for medical requirements?

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Ahmad

Morning sir. Sir I don’t have computer science in my SSCE can I apply for computer science in NDA

Uduak felix

Good evening sir, please sir I’m a science student and I want to study security and intelligent studies in NDA and want to know weather the course is a science course please?

Joel

Nda enterance exam subjects combination for an art student

Abang Patrick William

What can I study to become a full military personnel?

Ifeoluwa

Pls is maths compulsory in jamb if I want to study history

Ifeoluwa

Pls is maths compulsory in jamb for those who want to study history

Olayiwola Stephen

Is mathematics and economics compolsry in jamb for who want to study bsc defense and security studies in Nda for this 73rc

Emmanuel John

In medical and physical screening wat do they usually check

Olayiwola Stephen

Pls is mathematics compulsory in jamb for this 73rc for a person who want to study
Political science and defence studies

Emmanuel

What the jamb subject combination for political science and defence in NDA

Blessing

Pls, what’s the requirements for direct entry candidates into NDA

Wanguan

I want to apply for medicine and surgery into NDA, do I need to take mathematics exam in Jamb? Do I still need to take mathematics in the entrance exam?

Wnaguan

Pls, do NDA offer medicine and surgery course?

Adeyemi Olaoluwa Joshua

am not up to the height requirement but can I be admitted if I pass both jamb and the NDA exam

Jirkor

Please sir can crs,lit,ecos,govt,blog, Civic edu, maths,engs also consider for nda?

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Jesse

Pls is AIRCRAFT/AERONAUTICAL -ENGINEERING offered as a course in NDA

Olamide

Pls help me can I study computer science with out biology in o level

Oladipupo Quadri

Can I study war and history without history/government but with Civic

Buniyaminu

I learn a lot here tanks

Eze Esther ifeoma

What is the jamb subject for international relation in NDA

Sa'ad

Can I studied agriculture at NDA?

Nnaemeka Blessing

Sir pls does the jamb subject combination of English, Government,CRS, literature fit for political science and defence studies

Nnaemeka Blessing

Sir pls does the subject combination of English, CRS, Economics n literature fit for political science and defence studies

Familusi Ife oluwa

Please help me out
Am going to be 22 this year can still join nda and also is the form out

What are the subject I have to sit for in jamb

Nnamdi owowoh

Sir is maths compulsory for both jamb and the entrance exam for political science and defence studies?

Abdulkareem

Cant i study geography with English, maths, phy &chem in jamb?

Rodiat

Pls sir is it compulsory for me to do further maths. I want to study millitary science, I want to become a millitary surgeon

Abraham Atenaga

Pls what subjects will I sitting for at the NDA entrance to study defence and security studies.

Abdulgafar

What is the minimum jamb score for BSc technology

Peter

Sir please I wrote English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in JAMB. Please sir can I study Civil Engineering with this?

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