NDA 2024/2025 Registration Application Portal Now Open | How to Apply

The online application for NDA 2024/2025 Registration has commenced. Welcome to the Nigerian Defence Academy regular course application. Please follow the steps carefully to complete your application process. Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Courses and Departments are displayed at the main portal www.ndaapplications.net. To access the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) 2024 application form, you can visit the application portal or simply download the online form in PDF.

The online application portal (www.ndaapplications.net/register) is open and will be accessible for the period of six weeks from October 30, 2023, to April 30, 2024. Nigerians interested in joining the Nigerian Defence Academy are encouraged to apply by submitting an online application form via the recruitment portal.


  1. Candidates eligible for 76 Regular Course admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) must have the following:
  2. a. Must be medically and physically fit and must be of good moral character.
  3. Must be single, male or female, without legal obligation to support any child or other individuals.
  4. Present a Certificate of Indigeneship from the state government or local government area.
  5. Be at least 17 years old and NOT more than 21 years old as at August 2024 (the year of entry into the Academy).
  6. Must have a minimum of 5 ordinary level credits at GCE,SSCE (WAEC,NECO, NBAIS and NABTEB) English language, Mathematics and three other subjects that are relevant to the intended programme at not more than 2 sittings.
  7. Must have passed the Unified Tertiary Matriculation examinations (UTME) and attained an acceptable minimum national standard (as determined by JAMB annual policy meeting).
  8. Must NOT be less than 1.68 meters tall for male and 1.65 meters for females.
  9. h. knowledge of French, Arabic or Madarin is an added advantage.
  10. Candidates are to note the following:
  11. a. Application forms submitted without ordinary level results will NOT be accept
  12. Candidates awaiting results are not qualified.
  13. Only ordinary level examination results NOT more than 5 years old from the date of the examination will be accepted.

Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) 2024 Eligible States

Interested applicants from the below states can apply for NDA 2024/2025 registration.

Abia Adamawa Akwa Ibom
Anambra Bauchi Bayelsa
Benue Borno Cross River
Delta Ebonyi Edo
Ekiti Enugu Gombe
Imo Jigawa Kaduna
Kano Katsina Kebbi
Kogi Kwara Lagos
Nasarawa Niger Ogun
Ondo Osun Oyo
Plateau Rivers Sokoto
Taraba Yobe Zamfara & FCT

NDA 2024/2025 Registration Application Process

Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) 2024 Advertisement and Requirements

Download and read the advertisement and entry requirements (link above) before creating an account.

Create an account

For new applicants, create an account with your valid email address, then follow the instructions sent to your email to activate your account and finally login.


Read the instructions, proceed to generate your payment RRR, make payment from this portal, or copy the RRR to pay through your bank.

Fill Application

Enter your valid biodata and other information required.


Ensure that all the information provided is accurate and valid before you submit your application. You cannot edit information after submission.

Submit Application

Ensure you attest and submit your application to complete your application process.

Download Forms

After successfully submitting your application, You are to download your acknowledgement form and parent consent form.

Exam Venue

If your application is shortlisted, you will be expected to choose an examination venue on the application.

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How to Apply for NDA 2024/2025 Registration

To apply for the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) 2024/2025 Registration, you need to visit the application portal via www.ndaapplications.net. Follow the steps below to submit your application.

  1. Visit the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) application portal, www.ndaapplications.net/register
  2. Create an account with your active email
  3. Verify your account via email confirmation
  4. Fill the online application form
  5. Upload credentials
  6. Confirm, then submit.

The application exercise is online, and only candidates who are suitable and qualified for the next phase will be contacted for further processes like aptitude tests.

Successful applicants will receive further instructions and will be invited for a physical screening.