Nigeria Police Academy Application Form for 2016 Now Out

Nigeria Police Academy Application Form for 2016 Now Out

NPA application form details announced. This is to inform the general public that the sale of online application forms for admission into the 4th Regular Course of degree programme of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, has commenced.
Admission into the Academy is open to both male and female Nigerians of good character.

Candidates admitted into the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil degree course will undergo a combined academic and Police training for a minimum period of Five (5) Years leading to Bachelor’s degrees and commission into the Nigeria Police Force as Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP).

Available Courses:

Courses leading to Bachelor’s degrees in the following disciplines are available in the Academy:

a. FACULTY OF HUMANITIES. BA in: English, Nigerian Languages & Linguistics, History & International Studies.


c. FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES: BSc in: Accounting, Economics, Management Sciences, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology.

d. FACULTY OF SCIENCE: BSc in: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Forensic Science, Mathematics, Physics.

Admission Requirements:

The following are the admission requirements:

a. Candidates seeking admission into the Academy must be Nigerian citizens and must be between 17 and 22 years of age, and must have a height of not less than 1.67 Metres (5 Feet 6 Inches) if male, and 1.62 Metres (5 Feet 4 Inches) if female.
In addition, male candidates must have an expanded chest size of not less than 91cm (36 Inches). All candidates must be free from any physical deformity or mental disability.

b. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of SIX (6) 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 physical and psychological tests of fitness.


Method Of Application:

  1. Interested Applicants for the NPA application form are advised to go to the Nigeria Police Academy’s Website: in order to obtain or generate Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) Code.
  2. The RRR code obtained can be used to make payment of N3,000.00 through any commercial Bank Branch in Nigeria.
  3. Applicants must, in addition, apply through the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board as well as sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
  4. Candidates need not select the Police Academy as a university of choice in the JAMB form.
  5. However, only candidates who obtained the minimum UTME scores which is to be determined by JAMB and purchased the Academy online application form; will be eligible to sit for the Nigeria Police Academy Selection Examination.

Submission of NPA Application Form:

Applications are to be submitted online. On submission of the applications, candidates are required to download Acknowledgement Form. Candidates who obtained the minimum national cut-off marks or above, will be enabled to download and print their examination cards.

Entrance Examination Date, Conditions and Requirements:

The Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil Selection Examination, may be Computer Based Test (CBT) or Pencil and Paper and it will be conducted on Saturday the 16th July, 2016.

Only candidates who obtained the minimum national cut-off marks or above will be eligible to sit for the Nigeria Police Academy Selection Examination at 12 designated Centres.  Eligible candidates are to bring along to the examination venue their;

  • Acknowledgement Form,
  • Examination Card,
  • JAMB Result Slip,
  • Two Postcard size photographs (3.5×5 Inches) which should show only from the chest upwards. At the back of each of the two Postcard size photographs, the candidates must write their name, State of origin, examination centre and signature.

Only candidates who are successful in the Selection 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.

Closing Date:
NPA application form will be available from Wednesday 16th March, 2016 to Friday, 17th June, 2016.

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