This is to inform the general public that the sale of online application forms for admission into the 3RD Regular Course of degree the programme of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, will commence by March 2018. Admission to the Academy is open to both male and female Nigerians.
METHOD ON HOW TO APPLY NIGERIA POLICE ACADEMY (NPA) FORM 2018
Interested candidates are to purchase PIN CODES from any of the branches of Zenith Bank Plc nationwide at the cost of N3,500.00 only, which includes bank charges of N500. Candidates should then log onto the Academy’s website at www.nigpoliceacademy.org to fill and submit the online application form. Applicants must, in addition, apply through the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board and indicate the Nigeria Police Academy Wudil as their first choice university, as well as sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
Applications are to be submitted online. On submission of the applications, candidates are required to download the acknowledgement form. After the release of JAMB RESULTS, candidates who score at, or above, the national cut-off marks should return to the Police Academy website and download their examination cards. Only candidates who score at, or above, the national cut-off marks will be enabled to download and print the examination card.
COURSE OF STUDY
Courses leading to Bachelor’s degrees in the following disciplines are available in the Academy:
SCIENCE. BSc in:
- Forensic Science
- Biological Sciences
- Computer Science
SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES. BSc in:
- Management Sciences
- Political Science
HUMANITIES. BA in:
- Nigerian Languages & Linguistics
- History & International Studies
a. Candidates seeking admission into the Academy must be Nigerian citizens and must be between 18 and 22 years of age, and must have a height of not less than 5 foot 6 inches (1.67metres) if male, and 5 foot 4 inches (1.62 metres) if female. In addition, male candidates must have an expanded chest size of not less than 36 inches (91cm). All candidates must be free from any physical or mental disability.
b. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of SIX credits at the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), the National Examinations Council (NECO) or the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) at not more than 2 sittings and including a credit pass in English Language and Mathematics as well as subjects relevant to the candidate’s chosen course of study in the Academy.
c. Candidates must also obtain satisfactory scores in both the written examination and the interview and must pass rigorous physical psychological tests of fitness.
d. STATEMENTS OF RESULT OR CERTIFICATES RELATING TO EXAMINATIONS TAKEN BEFORE 2010 WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
ENTRANCE EXAMINATION DATE, CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
The Nigeria Police Academy Wudil Entrance Examination, which is similar to the Post-UTME examination in conventional universities, will be conducted on Saturday the 3oth of May 2015. Only candidates who achieve a UTME Score at, or above, the national cut-off points will be eligible to sit for the Nigeria Police Academy Entrance Examination at their designated centres. Eligible candidates are to bring along to the examination venue their Acknowledgement Form, Examination Card, JAMB Result Slip and two postcard size photographs (3.5×5 inches) which should show only from the chest upwards. At the back of each of the two post-card size photographs, the candidates must write their name, State of origin, examination centre and signature.
Only candidates who are successful in the Entrance Examination will be invited for the Nigeria Police Academy Selection Board Interview. The list of successful candidates will be published on our website and in some national newspapers.
NATURE AND DURATION OF COURSE
Candidates admitted into the Nigeria Police Academy degree course will undergo a combined police and academic training for a minimum period of five years leading to Bachelor’s degrees and commission in the Nigeria Police Force as Assistant Superintendents of Police.