Initial Requirements for Admission

PNPA needs able, responsible and well-motivated youths who have the aptitude for service to meet the varied and challenging duties of a public safety service officer.

  • Natural born Filipino citizen
  • Of good moral character
  • Male or female, single and with no parental and financial obligation to anybody
  • 18 to 22 years old at the time of admission
  • Height of at least 162.5 cm (5ft 4in) for male, and 157.5cm (5ft 2in) for female
  • Weight must not be more than or not less than five (5) kilograms of the standard weight corresponding to height, age and sex
  • At least high school graduate
  • Must be able to perform the following physical fitness exercises:
    • Exercises Male Female
      Pull-Ups 3  
      Full Arms Hanging   30 sec
      2 min Push-Ups 15 10
      2 min Sit-Ups  30 25
      100 meter dash 18 sec 20 sec
      3 km run 27 mins 30 mins
  • Physically and mentally fit for cadetship training
  • No criminal, administrative, or civil case and other derogatory record(s)
  • Not a former cadet of PNPA or other service academies
  • Must pass the Cadet Admission Test (CAT)

Submit duly accomplished application together with a self-stamped WINDOW ENVELOPE to the Office of the Registrar or mail to:

The Director, (Attn: Registrar), Philippine National Police Academy, Camp General Mariano N CastaƱeda, 4129 Silang, Cavite

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION: September 28, 2013

PNPA CADET ADMISSION TEST WILL BE ON: November 10, 2013

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