The Philippine Military Academy (PMA) will be conducting the PMA Entrance Examination on August 21 in 37 examination centers nationwide including Central Visayas.
In Cebu, the test centers are Cebu Eastern College and Southwestern University in Cebu City and Holy Name University in Bohol while in Negros Oriental, the venue is Negros Oriental State University.
The PMA Entrance Exam is the first stage in the selection process for cadetship in the premier leadership training school in the country.
Those who pass the exam will enjoy a full government scholarship and will not pay any single centavo during the entire duration of their training in the Academy where they will earn a Bachelor of Science Degree.
Furthermore, the PMA cadets will also enjoy a monthly salary, initial clothing allowance, and the support for the services in connection with their stay in the Academy.
They are also commissioned as 2LTs and Ensigns in the Armed Forces of the Philippines upon their graduation.
The PMA is at the forefront of the AFP modernization program because its graduates are the ones to lead the Armed Forces in the years to come.
As such, cadets are at the receiving end of the state-of-the-art training facilities and equipment such as mode classrooms, new cadet barracks (student dorms), computer rooms, simulation rooms and fitness center.
The PMA Hospital Requirements for admission in the PMA are the following:
- Natural-born Filipino citizen
- Minimum 5 feet for both male and female
- Physically fit and of good moral character
- Single and has never been married
- High school graduate
Grade 12 senior high (K12) may take the exam provided that they will graduate before April 1, 2017 with no administrative or criminal case, must pass the PMAEE, and should have been born from April 1, 1995 to April 1, 2000.
Successful applicants will compose the PMA Class 2021 who will be officially be received in the Academy in an Oath-Taking Ceremony and Reception Rites on April 1, 2017.
Those who are interested may download the Application Forms from www.pma.ph.
Applicants can also apply online in the said website.
For more information, call (074) 447-3686, (074) 447- 2632 local 6751, 6752, Smart – 0928-559-7651, Sun Cellular- 0943-705 6890, Globe – 0917-896-4299, or write the Office of Cadet Admission, Philippine Military Academy, Fort General Gregorio H del Pilar, 2602, Baguio City