PMA Cadetship Application is Now Open | Qualifications & Requirements

The Official Facebook Page of Philippine Military Academy has announced today that the application for PMA Cadetship is now open. All interested individuals who want to join the noble profession of arms are welcome to apply. The PMA Entrance Examination will be on September 9, 2018.

PMA Cadetship Requirements

Here are the qualifications and requirements to become a cadet in the PMA:

  • 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
  • Grade 11 students and below are not yet qualified to take the exam
  • High school graduate with 85% GPA
  • Grade 12 Senior High School may take the exam provided that they graduate before April 01,2019 (K-12)
  • 17 years old to 21 years old and must not be 22 years old or older on the date of appointment as PMA Cadet

Note: Applicants younger than 17 years old but or and at least 16 years old on 01 April following the date examination may apply for cadetship provided that the applicant possesses the above-mentioned qualifications. Should the applicant pass the PMAEE, the procedure in handling the underage applicants will apply.

Documentary Requirements for PMA Cadetship

  • Duly accomplished application form (Download Link)
  • NSO Birth Certificate (Photocopy)
  • Original and photocopy of ANY of the following:
    • Copy of your High School form 137
    • Latest grade in High School if currently in Grade 12
    • Certificate of Grades from last semester attended (for college students)

PMA Cadetship Entrance Exam Centers

PMA Entrance Exam Centers

How to Apply to PMA Cadetship?

Submit the accomplished Application Form and other documentary requirements to the Office of Admission. You can hand carry or mail it to:

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

You can also opt to apply to PMA Entrance Exam via online by logging on to​

Other Questions about PMA Cadetship

How much is the fee to take the exam?

ANSWER: NO FEES. The exam is FREE.

How should I prepare for the exam?

Prepare for the examination covering Algebra and Geometry; Grammar, Composition, Reading and Comprehension; and Verbal/Numerical Reasoning and Pattern Analysis.

Source: and Philippine Military Academy “Face-Bok”


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  1. good evening maam and sir, what if kong wla akong gpa dahil intact for time at di ako naka prepare ng kailangan ko. but i pursue myself to take this for the midtime. tnx u

  2. hi sir , ask lang po , 20 years old na po kasi ako , august 26 po birthday ko and grade 11 palang po ako ngayon gusto ko po sana mag exam kaso bawal pa daw po grade 11 , pano po yun kung next year pa edi disqualified na po ako

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