The UPCAT is back! The University of the Philippines has released the official schedule of the 2024 UP College Admission Test (UPCAT). Through the Office of Admissions, the UP said on Friday it will start accepting applicants for its June 2023 College Admission Test. First administered in 1968, the UPCAT is a part of the admission requirements for those who are entering UP next academic year 2024-2025. It will be administered to qualified graduates of Philippine or foreign high schools who want to study in the premier state university of the country today.
UPCAT 2024 Exam Schedule
UPCAT applications are now OPEN for incoming freshmen for AY 2024-2025. Applicants must submit their Form 1 from MARCH 8 to APRIL 15, 2023. The University of the Philippines College Admission Test will be held on June 3-4, 2023 in more than 100 testing centers nationwide.
Applicants in the UPCAT 2024 will submit their applications in the UPCAT online portal. They will be asked to encode their grades from grades 8, 9, 10, and 11. Those who are still in grade 11 can apply; however, they will be required to encode their grades online only in September 2023 when grade 11 grades are final and complete. In addition, UP shall request hard copies of the official grades of applicants from their school to be used for verification purposes of the Office of Admissions in September 2023.
Who are Qualified to Take the UPCAT?
If you are interested to take the UPCAT 2024, you must possess the following qualifications:
- Senior high school student expecting to graduate before SY 2024-2025 from a DepEd-accredited high school or an accredited secondary school abroad; OR
- Graduate of a DepEd-accredited high school or accredited secondary school abroad; AND
- Must have final grades for three (3) high school years preceding the year of graduation;
- Must not have taken any college subject/s prior to taking the UPCAT; AND
- Must not have taken the UPCAT before.
Please be reminded that the UPCAT can be taken only once. The university also clarified that there is no minimum high school average grade requirement for taking the UPCAT.
You can send an email to the Office of Admissions at email@example.com with any questions or clarifications. You can also contact them through their official Facebook page, which can be found at https://web.facebook.com/UPSystemOfficeOfAdmissions/.
Hello my daughter is grade 11 now ..she is planning to take upcat exam next year..what is the date for online application in u.p. Manila and requirements for her to have slot exam… She is stem course now..and planning to take b.s pharmacy …thank you..
Stephanie Trish b.fabico..
My son in from public science HS..can we take the exam on OCT 5 what building..
Merun po ako anak na senior high school gusto po nya pumasok sa up taga quezon province po kami nabasa ko po aug 9 nagdeadline ng submission ng application possible po ba pwede pa sya magtake ng upcat. Tnx po
Pwede po ba mag aply ng UPCAT ang sister ko. Matalino po sana sya pero kapos din po kami sa buhay.
Graduate po sya sa public school sa province pero hindi po naka habol sa inrolment ng 2019.
Sana po matulongan nyo po kami para makapsok na po ang kapatid ko nextyear.
Good day, ako po ay may anak na senior high school po siya ngayun, gusto ko po sana makapag aral sa UP dahil mahirap lang po ang aming buhay pamilya. Anu po pa ang mga requirment para makapag apply ng scholarship sa UP.
Pakibasa po ito: https://upcatonline.up.edu.ph/