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Nigerian Military School JS1 Application Form 2021/2022

Nigerian Military School (NMS) application form for 2021/2022 academic session is now on and the portal is opened for registration.

Nigerian Military School Application is open for admission to NIGERIAN MALES ONLY who must be at least 12 years old at the time of entry. Candidates must fill and submit their form online before the closing date.

The deadline for the application form is 29 May, 2021 At 11:59 PM. NMS Does Not Extend Application Period, So Hurry Up!

How to apply for admission into Nigerian Military school (NMS)

Interested candidates are to purchase the Application Form online by following through these procedures:

(i) Visit https://www.nms1954.sch.ng/apply/

(ii) If you have already created your sign-up profile, then log in by clicking the GREEN tab.

(iii) If going to the application portal for the first time, then create your sign-up profile by clicking the BLUE tab:

  • In Step 1, read the instructions carefully, then click the START button.
  • In Step 2, fill in candidate’s personal information and click “Next”.
  • In Step 3, fill in candidate’s contact details and click “Next”.
  • In Step 4, fill in other details and click “Next”.
  • Finally, click “Generate Form” to see the candidate’s form.

(iv) Your Application Form will be displayed, including your payment requirements.

(v) You can finally submit your Application Form only after your payment has been confirmed.

(vi) Application Form fees for this year is ₦2,300.00 only, inclusive of bank charges.

(vii) Application Form fees, once paid, are non-refundable.

(viii) To make payment, click the “PAY NOW” button, which takes you to the Interswitch WebPAY platform.

(ix) Type in your bank-issued debit card details as required and complete the payment.

(x) If your payment is confirmed, you will be able to print your PhotoCard from the portal.

(xi) Print out your Application Form, Payment Advice and PhotoCard which you must present at the exam center.

(xii) IMPORTANT: You should keep your own personal copies of your Application Form, PhotoCard and Payment Advice as you may need them when coming back to the portal in future.

How to pay for NMS application form

Payments for NMS admission Application Form can be made in two ways, viz:

  1. By printing your payment slip and taking it to a bank for payment, or
  2. By paying directly online using your bank-issued ATM card.

Read: How to check NMS admission list and result

Eligibility for Admission into NMS

To be eligible for admission into the Nigerian Military School, all candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Candidate must purchase and correctly fill the Application Form
  2. All candidates should be aged between 12 – 14 years at the time of entry into Nigerian Military School.
  3. Candidates must be medically and physically fit and must be of good moral character.
  4. Admission into Nigerian Military School is restricted to MALE NIGERIANS ONLY.
  5. Candidates are to report to the examination centre with the ORIGINAL COPY of their Application Form, Exam Photocard and Payment Advice as generated from the portal.
  6. Candidates must report at examination centre of their choice not later than 7:00am on the day of the examination.
  7. Candidates must sit for the examination at the centre they selected. No change of centre will be entertained 10 days to the closing date for applications.
  8. Candidates invited for selection interview will be made to undergo compressive physical and medical examinations.
  9. Candidates invited for selection interview will be required to come with original copies of Birth Certificate, completed Local Government Certificate of Origin and Exam Photocard.

Nigerian Military School Entrance Exam Date

All Candidates Must Sit For The Entrance Exam. All candidates must sit for the exams at their chosen Centre. Candidates are advised to report at their designated examination centres not later than 07:00 am on the day of Entrance Examinations. Candidates who fail to sit for the Entrance Examinations are automatically disqualified. Candidates Will Be Tested in Mathematics, English Language and More… NMS Entrance Examination will test Candidates on Mathematics, English Language, Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and General Knowledge.

The date has not been made known publicly. Kindly note that a compendium of past questions can be obtained from all the Nigerian Army Divisions and Brigade Education at the rate of One Thousand Naira (₦1,000.00) only per copy.

NMS Examination Centres

All candidates applying for admission into NMS must sit for an Entrance Exam at designated Centres nation-wide. Candidates can choose any of the designated Exam Centres when filling their form online. Find below, the approved list of NMS Entrance Exam Centres nation-wide

State Examination Centres
ABIA Ibeku High School, Umuahia
ADAMAWA Command Day Secondary School, Yola
AKWA IBOM Christ the King Primary School, Uyo
ANAMBRA Igwebuike Grammar School, Awka
BAUCHI Government Day Secondary School Shadawanka Barracks, Bauchi
BAYELSA Bishop Dimieari Grammar School (BDGS), Yenagoa
BENUE Command Day Secondary School, NASME Barracks, Makurdi
BORNO Command Day Secondary School 21 Brigade, Maiduguri
CROSS RIVER Command Children School 13 Brigade, Calabar
DELTA West End Mixed Secondary School, Asaba
EBONYI Command Secondary School, Abakaliki
EDO Army Children School, Nigerian Army School of Supply and Transport, Ugbowo, Benin City
EKITI Christ School, Ado Ekiti
ENUGU Command Day Secondary School, Enugu
FCT-ABUJA Command Day Secondary School Lungi Barracks, Abuja
FCT-ABUJA Government Secondary School, Garki
GOMBE Government Secondary School 301 Artillery Regiment (GS), Gombe
IMO Command Children School Obinze Barracks, Owerri
JIGAWA Jigawa State Polytechnic, Dutse
KADUNA Command Children School Chindit Cantonment, Zaria
KADUNA Command Children School Dantuku Road, Kaduna
KADUNA Command Day Secondary School, Kaduna
KADUNA Command Secondary School, Kaduna
KANO Command Children School 3 Brigade Bukavu Barracks, Kano
KATSINA Army Day Secondary School 35 Battalion Natsinta, Katsina
KEBBI Command Children School 1 Battalion Dukku Barracks, Birnin Kebbi
KOGI Command Children School Chari Maigumeri Barracks, Lokoja
KWARA Command Children School Sobi Barracks, Ilorin
LAGOS Command Children School Ans Barracks, Yaba
LAGOS Command Day Secondary School, Ikeja
LAGOS Command Secondary School, Ipaja-Lagos
NASARAWA Command Science Secondary School, Lafia
NIGER Army Day Secondary School, Minna
OGUN Army Children School Nyango Barracks, Abeokuta
ONDO Army Children School 32 Brigade Barracks, Akure
OSUN Osogbo Grammar School, Osogbo
OYO Command Children School Mokola Barracks, Ibadan
PLATEAU Command Day Secondary School, Jos
RIVERS Command Children School 6 Division, Port-Harcourt
SOKOTO Command Children School 1 Brigade, Sokoto
TARABA Government Teachers College, Jalingo
YOBE Government Girls Secondary School, Damaturu
ZAMFARA Command Science Secondary School (Girls), Gusau

Hint About Nigerian Military School Zaria

The Nigerian Military School (NMS) is organized into Headquarters (HQ NMS), Education Wing, Military Wing, Boys Battalion (BBn) and Administrative Company.

The Education Wing has the enormous responsibility of providing the Boys with academic training.Similar to other secondary schools, the students sit for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) before to graduation.

The Military Wing was established at the inception of the school. The wing is responsible for planning, programming and implementation of all military and physical training packages. These training activities are aim at exposing the Boys to the required military skills and physical fitness to become soldiers.

It is also worthy to note that NMS students have the privilege to earn a commission into the Nigerian Army as private soldiers on the successful completion of their training and academic progamme.

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Bolarinwa Olajire

An associate lecturer with demonstrated history of working in the education industry. Skilled in analytical skills, C++, Fortran, and Entrepreneurship. Strong education professional with a M. SC focused in condensed matter from University of Ibadan and PhD student at FUNAAB.

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