Nigeria Police Academy Admission Requirements 2022

Remember that in 2012, the Federal Government of upgraded the Nigeria Police Academy in Wudil, Kano State, to the class of degree awarding institution.

Accordingly, the National Universities commission (NUC) has recognized the Academy as the 37th Federal University and num6 124th University in the whole of Nigeria. Thus, the Nigeria Police Academy activities kick off in September, 2012.

If you have passion to be a law enforcement officer couple with degree certificate, now is the best time for you to put your SSCE result together and apply to the academy for admission consideration.

Nigeria Police Academy Admission Requirements

  • Candidates seeking to get admission into the Academy has to be a Nigerian and must have attained the age of 17 to 22 years.
  • Such candidates height most not be less than 1.67 Metres – that is 5 Feet 6 Inches – if he is a male, and equally, 1.62 Metres – that is 5 Feet 4 Inches – if she is female.
  • In addition, a male candidates to the Police Academy must also have an expanded chest of not less than 91cm – that is 36 Inches – in size.
  • Also, all the candidates to the Police academy must be free from all sorts of physical deformity, challenge or mental disability.
  • The candidates must have SIX credits (minimum) at the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) be it Waec, Neco or Nabteb at not more than 2 sittings. With a credit pass in both English Language and Mathematics plus other relevant subjects to the candidate’s preferred course of study.
  • Candidates to the Academy must have obtain a satisfactory scores in the Academy written examination and the conducted interview and he/she must have pass the physical and psychological fitness tests, too.
  • The Nigeria Police Academy only accept original SSCE result or certificate, statement of result will only be accepted by the Academy from a certain year of examination which will be stated when the form is out.
  • Also, candidates must meet the Police Academy require JAMB cut-off mark that is slated for 180.

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List of available courses at the Nigeria Police Academy – Wudil, Kano.

The Nigeria Police Academy is awarding Bachelor’s degree in the below disciplines.

  • English
  • Nigerian Languages and Linguistics

2. FACULTY OF LAW: Offers LL.B in Law

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  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology


  • Accounting
  • Management Sciences

4. FACULTY OF SCIENCE: offers BSc in:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Chemistry
  • Forensic Science
  • Physics
  • Mathematics

The above four faculties made up the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil Kano, so take your time to choose the best course that you think will suit your personality and at the same time not beyond your academic power.

We do hope to see you at the top bringing peace and order to the Nigerian society. Stay focus, study hard and pass your JAMB excellently, and the admission will come with ease.

For more inquiries, endeavor to visit the Nigeria Police Academy official website at
Good Luck!

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Soliu Jamiu Ishola is a Law student at Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto. He's a seasoned content writer with years of experience. His love for online entrepreneurship gave birth to Bizideas4beginners.

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