Candidates who complete Chartered Administrators Professional Programme, the Advanced Diploma in Professional Administration (ADPA) without a Degree as entry qualification, are automatically eligible for the award of B.Sc Degree of our foreign partner Universities, by Direct Conversion, without undertaking any further courses of the Universities.

The candidates are also eligible to participate in the National Youth Service Corps, to be mobilized by the awarding Universities.

Areas of Specialization
Accounting/ Finance, Business Administration/Management, Public Administration.

Entry Requirement
As in Chartered Administrators Professional Qualification, the Advanced Diploma in Professional Administration.

1. Shepherd University, Republic of Benin
2. Adonai University, Republic of Benin

In addition to Nigerian College of Administration, there are other Recognized Teaching Centres for the DBS and ADPA courses in several cities throughout Nigeria preparing students for the examinations of the Institute, from which the students can make a choice. Students are also free to study privately and register for the examinations as independent candidates. For the full list of study centres visit our Website

DBS and ADPA Examinations are held in June, and December each year, in accordance with detailed Time Table for each examination diet to be published or notified to the candidates before the examination. Subject to sufficient entries the examinations will be held at the following cities: Aba, Abuja, Eket, Enugu, Ibadan, Lagos, Owerri, Nassarawa, Port Harcourt, Uyo, Warri, Zaria. The Examinations are open only to Registered Students who are either taking Institute’s examination courses with the Recognised Teaching Centres or who are studying privately as independent candidates.

List of fees payable for the programmes are obtained free of charge at the College or the Chartered Institute. This can be downloaded on our website

Application form is obtainable in person or by email at the College or at the National Secretariat, on payment of N5,000 for ADPA Professional course, or N4,000 for Diploma in Business Studies. Payment is by direct cash deposit into the bank account of Nigerian College of Administration with First Bank (A/C No: 2018190845) or Zenith Bank (A/C No: 1010223085). The bank deposit slip should be submitted before the Application Form for Student Registration is processed.
__________________Director of Professional Education and Training ___________________