PMA Entrance Exam 2024 | Qualifications and Requirements

The Philippine Military Academy officially opens the PMA Entrance Exam 2024 application. Aside from free college education, there will be monthly pay and allowances of PhP 48,000.

What is the schedule of the PMA Entrance Exam?

The PMA Entrance Exam has been scheduled for September of every year for several years. There is no official announcement yet for the exact date of the examination, but the deadline for online applications is August 1, 2024.

What are the requirements for the PMA Cadetship Program?

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

  • Natural-born Filipino citizen;
  • At least 17 years and not more than 22 years old on June 01 of the admission year 2025 (Birthdate shall fall between June 1, 2003, to June 1, 2008)
  • At least a Senior High School Graduate (Grade 12) with a general average of 85% or higher;
  • Barefoot height of not less than 5 feet (152.4 cm) but not more than 6’4″ (193.04 cm) for both males and females;
  • Single and has never been married nor pregnant nor have a legal obligation to support a child or children;
  • With good moral character;
  • No administrative or criminal case;
  • Physically and mentally fit for military training;
  • Must pass the PMA Entrance Examination;
  • Must pass the Complete Physical Medical Examination by the AFP Medical Board; and
  • Must pass the Physical Fitness Test and Aptitude for Service Interview.

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What are the benefits of entering the Academy as a Cadet?

Here are some of the advantages and benefits of being chosen as a PMA Cadet:

  1. A monthly pay and allowances amounting to around PhP 48,000/month.
  2. You will be entitled to a free college education. The curriculum offers a Bachelor of Science in National Security Management.
  3. Experience exceptional military training including military exercises, drills, marksmanship, and mission planning.
  4. You will be trained exceptionally in debate, writing, and different sports.
  5. You are entitled to free exceptional billeting facilities such as newly constructed barracks.
  6. All training-related requirements are free.
  7. Progressive and rewarding career as an officer of one of the branches of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
  8. It’s a noble privilege to serve your country and its people.

How to apply for the PMA Entrance Exam 2024?

All interested applicants are requested to scan (pdf file format) High School Form 137/138  and PSA Birth Certificate and attach it to the Online Application System.

PMA Online Application System

If the server is busy upon your online registration, you can try again later. You can opt to hand carry your requirements and the accomplished PMA Application Form to the Office of Cadet Admission – Philippine Military Academy at Fort del Pilar, Baguio City 2602.

Where are the Testing Centers for the PMA Exam?

The PMA Entrance Examination has 40+ testing centers located in different parts of the country. There are no fees to take the entrance examination. This is 100% free.

PMA 2020 Testing Centers

Source: Philippine Military Academy

2 Comments

  1. I am excited to enter the PMA and look forward to the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. I am eager to contribute my skills and knowledge to the organization while also learning and growing within this dynamic environment.

  2. am excited to enter the PMA and look forward to the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. I am eager to contribute my skills and knowledge to the organization while also learning and growing within this dynamic environment.”

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