For those who would want to become part of the Cadet Corps Armed Forces of the Philippines and later on serve as one of the leaders of the AFP, he/she may take the Philippine Military Academy entrance examination (PMAEE). The PMAEE is the first step in the selection process to become a cadet in the most prestigious leadership school in the country today. If you think you have all the qualifications below to become an officer of the armed forces, then this post is for you. Please read on.
PMA Entrance Exam 2020 Schedule
The PMA is normally conducting the PMAEE once a year only in the months of August or September. If you are interested and qualified to take the PMAEE 2020 this year, prepare the requirements as early as possible and watch out for the re-opening of the submission of online application that tentatively starts at the second (2nd) quarter of the year. Please stay tuned for more updates.
PMA Entrance Exam Requirements
Here are the qualifications and requirements to become a cadet in the PMA:
- 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 with at least 85% GPA
- 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 22 years on the reporting date (01 June 2021).
Applicants who are currently in Grade 11 are not qualified to take the exam while those who are currently in Grade 12 are qualified to take if they will graduate before June 1, 2021. Those who have GPA lower than 85 may still apply as walk-in applicants. However, they will be placed on a secondary list of walk-in applicants and will be given a chance to take the exam depending on the slots available.
- Any communicable disease
- Physical deformities
- Other medical conditions as determined by the AFP Medical Board
How to Apply
As soon as the online application opens, go to the Cadet Application System portal through http://admission.pma.ph/ using a browser of your choice and a computer with a good internet connection. Sign-up to the system using a valid email address. Fill-up the online application form then upload the scanned copies (PDF format) of your PSA Birth Certificate and High School Form 137 or 138.
PMA Entrance Exam 2020 Coverage
Like the past examinations, this year’s PMAEE will also cover the following subject areas:
- Algebra and Geometry
- Reading and Comprehension
- Verbal Reasoning
- Numerical Reasoning
- Pattern Analysis.
You may start to review at least 3 months before the scheduled examination date. Gather as much review materials as you can or look for free PMA Entrance Exam reviewers. They will help you hurdle this first step of your PMA career.
What to do if I passed the PMAEE?
Applicants who passed the PMAEE will be notified by the Office of Cadet Admission (OCA) through the mail, newspapers and website announcement. The OCA will also inform the applicant of the date of his/her physical examination.
Report to AFP Medical Center (formerly V. Luna) for medical, dental, and neuropsychiatric examination. They will also give further instructions on the next step of the application process.
Benefits of Being a Cadet
Successful applicants will be granted a free 4-year college education with a well-rounded curriculum, receive a stipend while studying, and progressive career as an officer of the Philippine Army, Philippine Navy or Philippine Air Force.
For more information and inquiries, please contact the following:
Office of Admission
Philippine Military Academy
Fort del Pilar, Baguio City
Tel Nos. (074)446-8002 / 447-3690 / 447-3292 / 447-3686 local: 6551 or 6545
Telefax. (074) 447-2825
Mobile Phone Nos. 09065466989 / 09284325578