The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Armed Force Selection Board (AFSB) interview for the 72 Regular Course will commence on September 12 according to the NDA Registrar, Brig.-Gen. Ayoola Aboaba.
He said that shortlisted candidates are to appear from Saturday, September 12 to October 24 at the NDA Ribadu Campus in Kaduna. The candidates will be interviewed in three batches.
“Batch 1, which included Anambra, Bauchi, Delta, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Gombe, Kano, Kaduna, Nassarawa, Ondo, and Plateau states, is to report for screening from Sept. 12.
“Batch 2, Abia, Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Benue, Imo, Katsina, Kogi, Osun, Oyo, Rivers, Yobe and Zamfara States, is to report on Sept. 26.
“Batch 3, Bayelsa, Borno, Cross River, Ebonyi, FCT, Jigawa, Kebbi, Kwara, Lagos, Niger, Ogun, Sokoto and Taraba States will report on Oct. 10.”
The Registrar warned that the candidates who failed to report on the dates would not be allowed to attend the interview. He assured that candidates will be accommodated and fed throughout the duration of their stay.
They are to go with their Bank Verification Number (BVN) and bank account number.
Aboaba further announced that the result of the NDA screening test which was held on Aug. 15 had been released.
All candidates will undergo a screening exercise that will involve certificates/credentials screening, medical and physical fitness
tests amongst others. Only candidates who pass the screening exercise will qualify to continue with the interview.
Thus, any candidate that fails at any stage of the screening, documents verification, and medical screening, will be asked to leave NDA premises.
Candidates MUST bring along the original and 2 photocopies each of the following documents:
a. JAMB UTME Result Slip 2020.
b. Acknowledgment Form and NDA Screening Test Admission Card.
c. Academic Certificates / Statements of Result and Testimonials for Primary and Secondary Schools (Junior and Senior)
d. Birth Certificate or Declaration of Age, preferably Birth Certificate.
e. Letter of Attestation of State/Local Government Indigeneship duly signed by the SSG or Chairman of Local Government, as
the case may be. Certification obtained from a military officer from the candidate’s state of origin, who must be of the rank of
Lieutenant Colonel and above or equivalent in the Nigerian Navy and Nigerian Air Force, may be used in place of Local
Government Indigeneship Certificate. In this case, the officer must indicate his formation/unit, appointment, contact address,
phone numbers, and e-mail address. The officer must also affix formation/unit stamp and sign.
f. Letter of Consent from Parent/Guardian.
Candidates are to download both the Attestation and Letter of Consent Forms from the NDA applications portal/NDA website and
complete the same. Candidates who fail to bring along the documents listed above will be disqualified. Any alterations on the documents will attract outright disqualification.
Candidates are to also bring along the following items:
a. Writing materials.
b. Three blue shorts and 3 white (round-neck) T-shirts.
c. A pair of white canvas shoes and 3 pairs of white socks.
e. A non-refundable fee of N2, 500.00 each for verification/confirmation of results at WAEC/NECO.
f. Scratch cards for WAEC and/or NECO results for online confirmation of results.
g. Four recent coloured passport photographs.
h. The second copy of Postcard Photograph that was presented and endorsed at the Exam Centre during the NDA
i. Transport money to and from Kaduna.
g. Face shield and individual face mask.