NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY- NDA POSTGRADUATE APPLICATION BEGINS FOR 2012/2013!!

The Nigerian Defence Academy invites Applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into full- time postgraduate programmes in the Postgraduate School of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA),Kaduna for the 2012/2013 Academic Session.

The sale of Online Application Forms shall be open from 17th September 2012 to 19th October 2012.

The following full-time programmes are available in the faculties and departments listed below:
A. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
i. Department of Economics and Management Sciences
(a) MSc in Accounting
(b) MSc in Economics
(c) PhD in Accounting
(d) PhD in Economics
ii. Department of Geography.
(a) MSc in Military Geography
(b) MSc Geography in Environmental Management
(c) MSc Geography in Remote Sensing/GIS
(d) MSc Geography in Climatology
(e) MSc in Urban Geography
(f) MSc Geography in Population Studies
(g) PhD in Military Geography
(h) PhD Geography in Environmental Management
(i) PhD Geography in Remote Sensing/GIS
(j) PhD Geography in Climatology
(k) PhD in Urban Geography
(I) PhD Geography in Population Studies
iii. Departments of History & International Studies.
(a) MA in Military History
(b) MA in International Studies
(c) PhD in Military History
(d) PhD in International Studies
iv. Department of PoiltIcal Science and Defence Studies.
(a) MSc in Defence and Strategic Studies
B. Faculty of Science.
i. Department of Biological Sciences,
(a) MSc in Medicinal and Poisonous Plant Studies
(b) MSc in Biotechnology
(c) MSc in Parasitology
ii. Department of Chemistry.
(a) MSC in Material Science and Explosives
(b) MSc in Analytical Chemistry
(c) MSc in Inorganic Chemistry
(d) MSc in Organic Chemistry
(e) MSc in Environmental Chemistry
(f) PhD in Analytical Chemistry
(g) PhD in Inorganic Chemistry
(h) PhD in Organic Chemistry
iii. Department of Mathematlcs/ Computer Science,
(a) MSc in Pure Mathematics
(b) MSc Mathematics (Operations Research)
iv. Department of PhysIcs.
(a) MSc in Theoretical Physics
(b) MSc in Nuclear and Radiation Physics
(c) MSc in Solid State Physics
(d) PhD in Theoretical Physics.
(e) PhD in Nuclear and Radiation Physics
(f) PhD in Solid State Physics
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C. Faculty of Engineering.
i. Department of Electrical/Electronics Engineering
(a) M.Eng in Electronics and Communications Engineering
(b) M.Eng in Electricol Power Systems Engineering
(c) PhD in Electronics and Communications Engineering
(ci) PhD in Electrical Power System Engineering.
ii. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
(a) M.Eng in Production Engineering
(b) M.Eng in Thermofluid & Energy Engineering
(c) PhD in Production Engineering
(b) PhD in Thermofluid & Energy Engineering

3.) Admission Requirements
The requirements for the various programmes are as follows:
i. Master’s (MA and MSC) Degrees.
A candidate seeking admission into the Masters 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.
ii. 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 Masters Degree in the proposed field of study from a recognized University. In addition, the candidate must have scored an overage of not less than 60% at the Masters level.

Duration of Programme
4. Each student admitted for Masters or PhD Degree must pursue a FULL-TIME course of study and research lh the Academy. Depending on the degree in view, the following conditions are also applicable:
a. A student for the Master’s degree shall pursue the programme for 2 years (4 Semesters),
b. 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 Masters degree and 2 years (4 semesters) in case of Ph.D.

NDA Post Graduate Part Time Admission Details
The following part-time degree programmes are available in the faculties and departments listedbelow:

a. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
(1) Department of Economics and Management Sciences.
*. Masters in Business Administration (MBA) (2) Departments of History & International Studies.
*. Masters in Development Studies (MDS) (3) Department of Political Science and Defence Studies.
*. Masters in International Affairs and Strategic Studies (MIASS)
*. Masters in Public Administration (MPA) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

The following part-time PGD programmes ore available in the faculties and departments listed below:
a. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences,
*. Department of Economics and Management Sciences. Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
*. Department of Geography. Postgraduate Diploma in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems
*. Department of Political Science and Defence Studies. Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA) b. Faculty of Science.
*. Department of Chemistry. Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Chemistry c. Faculty of Engineering. www.nigerianuniversitynews.com
*. Department of Electrical/ Electronics Engineering.Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (PGDEE) Duration of programmes
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 conditionsare also applicable:
*. A student of master’s 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), except PGDEE programme which runs for 2 years.

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

Admission Requirements
The requirements for the various programmes are as follows:

*. Master’s Degree. 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. www.nigerianuniversitynews.com
*. PGD Programmes. Candidates applying for the Postgraduate Diploma programme must possessa Bachelor degree from the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognised university. or aHigher National Diploma.

Closing Date
19th October, 2012

Method of Application
5. Candidates are required to purchase Access or PIN Codes available at all Zenith Bank Branches and Cash Offices nationwide at the cost of N7,500.00 only, excluding bank charges of N500.00 for online application.

Submission of Application
6.) Upon purchase of Access or PIN codes, prospective candidates should log on to www.ndapgapplications.org complete the Online Application Form. Kindly note that your application is not complete until all copies of your Credentials, Acknowledgement Form, RefereeForm, Application for Transcripts Form and Medical Report Forms, 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.

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

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Comments

  1. AKINYEMI ADENIKE M says:

    I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW PRICE FOR THE FORM D TUITION FEES AND WOULD THE COURSE BE DONE WITH TRAINING OR IS JUST NORMAL SCHOOL SETTINGS PROGRAM THANK U

  2. Ugwoke,O.C says:

    I‘m very happy with this development in the military school. It has been my dream to further my education to become a renowned scientist in the CHEMICAL WORLD. I wish to take up a study in material science & explosives, but my fear is how I can be able to finance the programme. Please, will there be any support from the FG, THE EDUCATIONAL BOARD, OR ANY OTHER BODY? Thanks!

  3. Amos micheal dawam says:

    Can someone with D7 pass in English (weac) apply for PGD in management or economic in NDA,with HND upper credit?

  4. Tope jolayemi says:

    Pls are we going to be wearing uniform,and after d completion,wot will be our rank?

  5. Kassy says:

    U guys would not be wearing uniform after the programme ooooooo. u finish ur study and go out there 2 apply the acquired knowledge frm the institution

  6. Iyasere Ndubuisi says:

    I need any good Nigerian who can be of help to me because it has been my dream of becoming an officer but have no helper who can carry me along, pls kindly help me, we are two boys in the family and none of us have work, i struggle to make my elder brother a graduate so that he get a job and pay back to me by training in school but yet, he is still at home doing nothing and i want to achieve my dream but there is no body to help me. Pls if you have any way of being my helper kindly reach on 08020660183. Thanks and God bless you andGod bless Nigeria

  7. Mr Mike Abrahim says:

    The Nigerian Defense Academy recruitment form is out for information and and guideline call

    Name: Mr mike Abrahim

    Contact: 08075489229

  8. buchi andy says:

    Am a corper nw probably intend 2 do my master after service in nda.. So i will like 2 no how much is de school fees and step ways 2go abt it…

  9. Richard Imanah says:

    I would like τ̲̅Ơ̴͡ know the cost break Down of master’s degree programme, and if the payment can be spread withing The study duration. Please kindly inbox with details.

  10. NDA OFFICE says:

    Visit The Nigerian Defence Academy For More Informations

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