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Nigerian Defence Academy Postgraduate Application 2019/2020 Form, Deadline Out

NDA Postgraduate admission application form for the 2019/2020 academic session has been announced to be on sale. The deadline for the sale of the forms has also been announced. Interested members of the public are hereby informed.

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Postgraduate School, Kaduna, wishes to inform interested candidates and the general public that the sales of application forms for Full-Time and Part-Time Postgraduate Programmes has commenced for the 2019/2020 Academic Session.

FULL-TIME PROGRAMME:

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

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

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Accounting

  • MSc in Accounting
  • PhD in Accounting

Department of Economics

  • MSc in Economics
  • PhD in Economics

Department of Geography

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

Department of History & International Studies

  • MA in Military History
  • MA in International Studies
  • PhD in Military History
  • PhD in International Studies

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).

Application Method

The sale of Online Application Forms shall be open from 10 July 2019 – 15 September 2019.

APPLY HERE

Online application: Upon purchase of Access Codes, prospective candidates should follow the link on NDA website www.nda.edu.ng or log on to pgapplications.nda.edu.ng to complete the Online application Form. For further enquiries please contact The Secretary, Postgraduate School, Nigerian Defence Academy, PMB 2109, Kaduna – 08035902949.

APPLICATION PROCESS

1. CREATE AN ACCOUNT

  • Your first step to apply to the Nigerian Defence Academy Postgraduate school is to create an account.
  • Click Here to create an account. if you already have an Account, click to login to the portal. Your account will enable you purchase a form and also complete your application over several sessions. You will access your secure application in subsequent sessions by signing in under “Log in” or “Application Status”. If you have started an application previously, you can always login to continue. The system will prompt you on how to complete the application. Once satisfied with the application, click on submit!

2. PURCHASE FORM

  • Applicants can pay for their applications Online via the portal or via REMITA Retrieval Reference RRR at any Nigerian bank of choice. Ensure you have completed the previous step “CREATE AN ACCOUNT” to proceed.
  • To pay Online, Login to the application portal, choose ‘Pay Online’.
  • To pay via at any Nigerian bank of choice, login to the application portal, choose ‘Pay at Branch’
  • The application will guide you through the rest of the straightforward payment process

3. UPLOAD DOCUMENTS

  • The online upload of required application documents is necessary, it is therefore advised that you please come along with the originals of this uploaded documents for sighting during your interview. Your application information is maintained on a secure server and remains confidential prior to submission. Use the Support link to get help or assistance during the completion and submission process.
  • Kindly note that your application is not complete until all copies of your Credentials, Acknowledgement Form, Application for Transcripts form and Medical Report Form , have been uploaded and submitted along with your application.

4. REVIEW

  • Your application will be reviewed online by the appropriate admission officials once submitted to Nigerian Defence Acadmey Online. All required application procedures must be completed on or before the appropriate application deadline.

5. APPLICATION STATUS

  • Check the status of your application by logging into this system with the login details assigned to you for the application. However, you will receive important email messages as it relates to your application status.

The general public should beware of fraudsters who may he impersonating the Academy. Ice this reason, applicants are advised to contact the NDA to clear any doubtful information.

Application Deadline:

The sales of forms will be available until 15 September 2019.

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  1. folusho December 17, 2015

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