Induction of New Members, June,  2024
The next induction of new members has been scheduled to hold on 27th and 28th June 2024 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’s qualifications are accredited and graded as a senior course by Federal Ministry of Education for employment in all sectors of the economy.

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

Benefits of membership, among others, include the following:

1. Exceptional recognition for professional competence by discerning organisations.

2. Guaranteed dynamic career opportunities and advancement at the top echelon of all Professional Administration functions

3. Empowerment with Practising Licence for self-employment in highly rewarding Management Consultancy Practice in Professional Administration specialisms.

4. Professional distinction as Chartered Administrators which seperates members from from quacks

Candidates who have successfully completed the professional membership qualifying examination of the Institute, and met other requirements will be inducted as Associate

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
a) Candidates for Direct Membership should submit Application Form for Direct MembershipClick here to download application form

2) Candidates for Membership by Examination should submit Application Form for Membership by Examination Click here to download application form

3) Application Forms are available at our offices or downloaded on our websitem, with a compulsory non-refundable application fee fee of N10,000; paid by direct deposite or transfer to the bank account of Chartered Institute of Administration with First Bank (A/C No. 2022997719) or Zenith Bank (A/C No. 1010155991). obtainable at the Institute’s offices, or download it on our website; accompanied with all required enclosures.

Completed Applications Forms, accompanied with copies of credentails and application fee deposite, should be dispatched or emailed to reach us not later tham 31st May 2024.


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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