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PMA Entrance Exam 2018: Date, Venue, Qualifications and Requirements


The Philippine Military Academy (PMA) has recently announced the date, venue and requirements for the 2018 PMA Entrance Examination.

How to be a PMA cadet? PMA Entrance Exam Date, Requirements

The exam date is set on August 19, 2018. Application is open to all natural-born Filipino citizens who:

  1. 17 years old to 21 years old
  2. are at least 5 feet in height for both male and female
  3. are physically fit and of good moral character
  4. are single and has never been married
  5. have at least reached Grade 12
  6. are high school graduates with GPA of 85%

Note: Grade 12 Senior High School may take the exam provided that they graduate before April 01,2019 (K-12)

What are the requirements for the PMA Entrance Exam 2018:

  1. Duly accomplished application form which can be downloaded here.
  2. NSO Birth Certificate (Photocopy)
  3. Original and photocopy of ANY of the following:
    • – Copy of your High School form 137
    • – Latest grade in High School if currently in Grade 12
    • – Certificate of Grades from last semester attended (for college students)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

QUESTION: I applied to take the exam at a particular center. Can I take the exam in another center?

ANSWER: YES, go the center on exam day and inform the proctor about your circumstances.

QUESTION: Is there a limit to how many times I can take the exam?

ANSWER: NONE, so long as you meet the requirements

QUESTION: I applied by mail but I did not receive a permit or notice?

ANSWER: Check the master list for online applicants to verify if you are qualified to take the exam. If you are not in the list and you think you are qualified, contact the academy registrar. If you are in the list, proceed to the exam center on examination day.

QUESTION: What are the things I should bring during the exam day?

– Photocopy of Birth Certificate and Grades
– 2 x 2 ID Picture
– Valid ID (preferably school/driver’s license)
– at least 2 pencils ( no. 2)

QUESTION: I did not apply by mail or online, can I go straight to the exam center on exam day?

ANSWER: YES, but you will be last priority. Priority will be given to regular applicants. Proctors bring only limited number of exam materials.

QUESTION: How much is the fee to take the exam?

ANSWER: NO FEES. The exam is FREE.

QUESTION: How should I prepare for the exam?

ANSWER: Prepare for the examination covering Algebra and Geometry; Grammar, Composition, Reading and Comprehension; and Verbal/Numerical Reasoning and Pattern Analysis

QUESTION: How long is the exam?

ANSWER: On examination day, the whole morning (7am to 11am) will be for administrative aspects of the exam (fill up forms, limited physical examination, etc). The exam proper starts at exactly 12.00 noon and will last up to 4.30 pm.

Source: PMA

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