If you have ever wondered how much NDA School fees then listen up. The information on this page is highly necessary for candidates with aspirations to further their education with the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna.
It is a fact that there has been so much confusion as regards NDA school fees for fresh students for the 2022/2023 academic session and NDA as an institution.
Many have argued that at NDA there are no school fees. This is because NDA is a federal government military defence training institution. And this is informed by the general belief that Government sponsors the training.
However, that notion does not apply to school fees payment in NDA. In this post, you will get the right information concerning NDA School fees.
What You Should Know about NDA
Before we talk about NDA school fees, note. The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) is a military university based in Kaduna, Nigeria.
The duration of training at the Nigerian Defence Academy is five years (four years academic and one-year military).
The NDA was established in February 1964. This was as a reformation of the British-run Royal Military Forces Training College (RMFTC). This had been renamed the Nigerian Military Training College (NMTC) on independence.
The military institution trains the officer corps of the Nigerian Army, Navy and Air Force.
In 1981 it began bilateral training of foreign militaries. Interestingly, in 1985 the academy commenced offering undergraduate programmes to Military Officers in Training.
Currently, it offers postgraduate studies both for MSc and PhD. And this is for both military and civilian students alike.
The central mission remains the training of young officer cadets in the 5 years “Regular Combatant Course” in which a cadet is groomed in the Military,
NDA Admission Requirements
Aside from wanting to know what is the exact tuition/school fees payable at NDA Kaduna, candidates or applicants ought to be well informed as regards the admission requirements by the Academy.
Do not get it twisted, NDA works just like the Universities in Nigeria. A degree in any of the courses offered is awarded to successful students. And this is after completing the required number of years and satisfying the Academy.
Admission requirements are also the same as other universities.
- Candidates applying for admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy must score at least 180 and above. This is for him or her to be eligible for application.
- Also, candidates must obtain a minimum of five credit passes in their O’level result in relevant subjects. And this is as it relates to their proposed course of study which must include English Language and mathematics.
- More so, upon admission, you would be required to get a commissioned officer that is, from the rank of Major in the military to sign your form.
NDA School Fees for Fresh Cadets (Students)
At the introduction of this post, we talked about clearing the cloud surrounding NDA school fees for fresh students 2022/2023 session.
It may interest you to know that all fresh students are required to pay equal tuition fees regardless of the course being offered.
NDA Acceptance Fee
Aside from NDA school fees for Cadets for the 2022/2023 session which must be paid in full upon admission, note. We should not be in a hurry to forget the fact that the acceptance fee is also to be paid. This is the first compulsory nonrefundable fee payable by fresh Cadets.
NDA Acceptance Fee is currently N35,000 for all newly admitted cadets.
Accommodation Fee for Fresh Students (Cadets)
Along with the NDA school fees, an accommodation fee is to be paid. Unlike universities where accommodation is based on a first come first serve basis, NDA accommodation is enough to contain all new recruits.
Thus, all fresh cadets are required to stay within the school environment. Life in NDA is a bit scripted. So you need to be up and doing since your mental doggedness would go a long way in helping you graduate successfully.
The accommodation Fee is N45,000 for cadets.
NDA School Fees for all Courses Offered
Below is the list containing NDA school fees for new undergraduate students and their courses 2022/2023 session. This is for undergraduates only and it is for the 2022/2023 academic session.
- Accounting – N45,000
- Biological Science(s) – N45,000
- Chemistry – N45,000
- Civil Engineering – N45,000
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering – N45,000
- Computer Science – N45,000
- Physics – N45,000
- Geography – N45,000
- Mechanical Engineering – N45,000
- Computer Science – N45,000
- Economics – N45,000
- Mathematics – N45,000
- Political Science and Defence Studies – N45,000
- History – N45,000
So judging from both school fees and acceptance fees as seen above, the total school fees for NDA undergraduate fresh students is 80,000 Naira.
However, though there are some little charges or levies as the case may be the above fee is what is required by the Academy.
As stated above, NDA school fees for fresh students in 2022/2023 are equal amounts for all fresh students irrespective of the courses offered.
All that is required is to pay the acceptance fee alongside school fees plus other petty charges that are required.
We hope we have been able to unravel all that is related to the amount paid by all newly admitted NDA students.
As usual, if you have any questions as regards the tuition fee payable by the NDA Fresh students for the 2022/2023 academic session, kindly get back to us via the comments section below and we shall respond accordingly.