Induction of New Members, December,  2023
The next induction of new members has been scheduled to hold on 7th and 8th December at Centre for Management Development, (CMD) Shanghisha, Lagos. Candidates who satisfy the requirements specified below are invited to apply.

Chartered Institute of Administration is a professional and examining body chartered by Federal Government Act No. 103 of 1992 (now Act of National Assembly Cap C7 Laws of Federation of Nigeria 2004). The Act empowers the Institute to regulate the training in, and practice of, Administration within a professional framework throughout Nigeria.

The Institute is governed by a Council of Members including a representative of Honourable Minister of Education.

The Institute’s qualifications are accredited and graded by Federal Ministry of Education for employment in all sectors of the economy.

Benefits of membership, among others, include the following:

1. Exceptional recognition for professional excellence by discerning organisations.

2. Dynamic career opportunities and advancement

3. Empowerment with Practicing Licence for self employment in lucrative management consultancy services in Professional Administration specialisms.

4. Professional distinction separating members from quacks

1) Membership by Examination
Candidates who have successfully completed the professional membership qualifying examination of the Institute, and met other requirements will be inducted in the grade of Associate

2) Direct Membership
Direct membership is available in two grades, namely; Full Member, and Fellow. The general educational requirement is a Degree, or HND, or Final Professional Examination Certificate, in any Business Administration discipline, including Public Administration; in addition to the following practical experience requirements.

a) Full Members
Applicants for election to this grade must be at least 30 years of age and have not less than five years working experience in senior administrative functions.

b) Fellows
Applicants must be at least 35 years of age and have not less than 10 years working experience in senior administrative functions, five of which must be at top echelon of executive appointment
1) Candidates for Direct Membership should submit completed Application Form for Direct Membership, which is available at our offices or download it on our website, accompanied with copies of their certificates, and bank deposit slip of N10,000 non-refundable mandatory application fee fee paid direct into the bank account of Chartered Institute of Administration with First Bank (A/C No. 2022997719) or Zenith Bank (A/C No. 1010155991).  Click here to download application form

2) Candidates for Membership by Examination should submit completed Application Form for Membership by Examination obtainable at the Institute’s offices, or download it on our website; accompanied with all required enclosures.

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Completed Applications Form, accompanied with all required enclosures, should be dispatched or emailed to reach us on or before 30th November 2023.


Candidates who do not have the educational qualifications and practical experience for direct membership, as specified above, are required to first pass the Institute’s Professional Examination in order to qualify for membership.

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Chartered Institute of Administration

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