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 August 25, 2019.

PMA Exam 2019


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 June 01, 2020 (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 June 1 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.

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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

1. Loag City – North Western University
2. Tuguegarao City – Mamba Gym
3. Bontoc, Mountain Province – Mountain Province State Polytechnic College
4. Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya – Nueva Viscaya General Comprehensive High School
5. Baguio City – Yap Hall, PMA
6. Pangasinan – Narciso Ramos Sports and Civic Center
7. Cabanatuan City – Araullo University
8. Tarlac City – Tarlac National High School – Annex
9. Pampanga – Clark Air Base Gym
10. Pasay City – HPAF Gymnasium
11. Quezon City – Ramon Magsaysay National High School-Cubao
12. HPA, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City – HPA Gymnasium
13. Los Baños, Laguna – UP Los Baños
14. Lipa City – AETDC, Lipa
15. Lucena City – Quezon National High School
16. Naga City – University of Nueva Caceres
17. Legaspi City – NAVFORSOL
18. Puerto Princesa, Palawan – Palawan State University
19. Cavite – HARESCOM, Tanza
20. Kalibo, Aklan – North Western Visayan College
21. Iloilo City – Iloilo University
22. Bacolod City – STI West Negros
23. Dumaguete City – Negros Oriental State University
24. Cebu City – University of Southern Philippines Foundation
25. Catbalogan City – 8ID, PA Covered Court
26. Tacloban City – Eastern Visayas State University
27. Tagbiliran City – Holy Name University
28. Butuan City – Caraga State University
29. Cagayan De Oro – University of Science and Tech of the Philippines (USTP)
30. Davao City – University of Mindanao
31. Mati, Davao – Davao Oriental State College of Science and Technology
32. Kidapawan City – Kidapawan Gymnasium
33. General Santos City – Lagao Gym
34. Ozamis City – Mizamis University
35. Cotabato city – 6ID, PA Gymnasium
36. Tacurong City – Tacurong City Gymnasium
37. Zamboanga City – WESMINCOM Gymnasium
38. Dipolog City – DMC College Foundation
39. Tagum City – Tagum National Trade School
40. Pagadian City- Pagadian City Gymnasium

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.

Walk-In Applicants

Interested applicants may bring application requirements and undergo final screening on August 24, 2019 on the examination center near you.

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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

  3. Good morning po sir/mam, ask ku lnh po f pwd pa ako mag exam 21 na po ako ngayon pero mag 22 pa po ako sa feb. 2020.And also po oky lng po ba graduate na po kasi ako ng 4yrs course.. Salamat po …

  4. Pwede po ba ako sir. Kahit 84 lang ang grade ko sir grade 12 pero nag aral ako ngayun sir first year college

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