Philippine Military Academy opens application for entrance examination

Philippine Military Academy (PMA), the country’s premier military school of the Armed Forces of the Philippines opens its doors for aspiring qualified Filipinos.

“Applicants may submit their application through regular mail or courier services. They may also take advantage of the online application through the academy’s website at www.pma.ph. Walk in applicants with complete documents may take the examination as long as there are sufficient examination booklets. Deadline for application is on July 25, 2014.”

Address: Office of Admission, Philippine Military Academy,Fort del Pilar, Baguio City.

Requirements to be submitted includes application form (available at PMA website), High School Form 137, and NSO copy of Birth Certificate.

Qualified Applicant:

  • Natural Born Filipino Citizen.
  • Physically fit and of good moral character.
  • Single and has never been married.
  • Must pass the PMA Entrance Examination.
  • No Administrative / Criminal Case.
  • At least High School Graduate.
  • Height Requirement for both Male and Female is 5 feet (not to exceed 6’4″ for both).
  • At least 17 years old but not a day older than a 22 years on 01 April of the year following the date of examination taken.

PMA will be putting up 37 testing centers to attract students with leadership potentials at the following areas Manila, Quezon City, Baguio City, Laoag City, Dagupan City, Bontoc, Bayombong, Tuguegarao City, Cabanatuan City, Tarlac City, Pampanga’s City of San Fernando, Calapan City, Lipa City, Puerto Princesa City, Lucena City, Legaspi City, Naga City, Bacolod City, Iloilo City, Kalibo, Aklan, Cebu City, Dumaguete City, Tagbilaran City , Catbalogan City, Tacloban City, Zamboanga City, Butuan City, Cagayan De Oro City, OZamis City, Davao City, General Santos City, Tacurong City, Iligan City, Cotabato City, Jolo, Basco, and Bongao Tawi-Tawi.

The exam on August 3, 2014 covers MATH (Algebra and Geometry), ENGLISH (Grammar, Composition, and Reading and Comprehension) and Abstract Reasoning (Verbal and Numerical Reasoning and Pattern Analysis).

Minimum Requirements for Physical Fitness Test (PFT):

Male – 35 Sit-ups, 30 Push-up, 3.2 KM within 19 minutes
Female – 25 Sit-ups, 25 Bench Push-ups, 3.2 KM in 21 minutes

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