NITDA Scholarship 2018/2019 (National Information Technology Development Agency)Exampulse Writer
All You Need To Know About NITDA Scholarship
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is charged with the duties to create and maintain information Technology (IT) in Nigeria. Creating and maintaining IT will support in changing Nigeria into an economy that is built solely on knowledge and technology for competing worldwide. The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Scholarship Scheme is one of the scholarships in Nigeria that is available to Nigerian postgraduate students studying Information Technology related courses and Law. As part of the NITDA Scholarship Programme for Masters and Doctoral degree programmes in relevant areas of Computer and Information Technology (IT) and IT Law, obtainable in Universities, applications are invited from fitly qualified candidates for the 2018/19 academic session.
Eligibility Criteria For The NITDA Scholarship
PhD : Lecturers in Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education with MSc in any Computer and Information Technology related field are eligible to apply for sponsorship.
MSc: Holders of First Class or Second Class (Upper) Honors Bachelor’s degree, (BSc) in Computer and Information Technology related field and Law are eligible to apply for sponsorship.
How Candidates Are Selected For The NITDA Scholarship
As a major part of the selection process of applicants, the NITDA selection committee makes use of an aptitude test.
A comprehensive Computer-based Aptitude test will be administered to determine successful candidates for the scholarship award. In addition to the scholarship aptitude test, there will be an interview (which includes supplementary test, verification of credentials & character evaluation) for best performing candidates.
The NITDA CBT aptitude test centres on these key areas;
– English/Verbal Reasoning:
To know a candidate’s knowledge on the use of the English language, verbal tests are conducted. Verbal tests are set to measure an individual’s to grasp data that is written down. You should read this to have more knowledge on how to pass verbal reasoning tests.
Numerical tests are used to determine an individual’s ability to interpret data through calculations. This comprises arithmetic, data analysis, word problems, etc. I have also written a detailed article containing tips for success in numerical reasoning tests.
These are questions that will be centred around information technology.
Current Affairs / History:
These are questions that will be based on the current happenings in the country.
How To Pass NITDA Scholarship Exam
Since the NITDA Scholarship is a very competitive scholarship, an applicant can best standout of the crowd of candidates seeking the NITDA scholarship by doing the following:
1. Making Use Of Past Questions:
2. Being Skilled At Making Use Of The Time Effectively:
3. Be A Stable Internet User:
Documents Required For The NITDA Scholarship Programme
1.Proof of State of Origin.
2. Recommendation from any two of the following: Church Pastor/Mosque Imam, Village Head, Local Government Chairperson or any of your Lecturers.
3. Letter of recommendation from either the Dean of your Faculty/School or your Head of Department.
4.Your current university student identification card
5. A photograph of yourself
How To Apply For The NITDA Scholarship Programme
All eligible candidates that are interested should log on to the scholarship portal
https://scholarship.nitda.gov.ng to register and submit all relevant documents.