May 22, 2024

The Philippine Military Academy announced on Aug. 13 the entrance examination this year for applicants wanting to join the uniformed service has been moved.
On its social media account, the academy said the PMA Entrance Examination (PMAEE) 2021 scheduled from Aug. 16 to Sept. 19 was modified.
“The PMAEE will be administered from Sept. 2 to Oct. 2,” it said.
PMA has identified 10 testing centers on Sept. 2 to 4 in Tabuk City, Kalinga; Bontoc, Mountain Province; Tuguegarao City, Cagayan; Gamu, Isabela; Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte; Vigan City, Ilocos Sur; Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija; Tarlac City; Legazpi City; Naga City; Lucena City; Lipa, Batangas; Los Baños, Laguna; Sangley Point, Cavite; and Clark, Pampanga.
On Sept. 16 to 18, the PMAEE will be held in Davao City, Tagum City, Mati Davao Oriental, Bayugan City, Cagayan de Oro City, Cotabato City, Kidapawan City, Tacurong City, General Santos City, Zamboanga City, Pagadian City, Dipolog City, Ozamis City, Iligan City, San Jose Occidental Mindoro, Phil. Army headquarters at Fort Bonifacio, Philippine Air Force headquarters at Villamor Air Base, Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City, Puerto Princesa City, Baguio City, and Lingayen in Pangasinan.
The last examination schedule will be from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 in Kalibo, Aklan; Iloilo City; Bacolod City; Dumaguete City; Catbalogan City; Tacloban City; Tagbilaran City; Cebu City; and Manila.
The PMA said schedules were changed to avoid problems that may be encountered by examinees who reside in higher community quarantine classifications.
It also said the cadet recruitment and admission no longer accept online applications as well as mailed applications.
“Interested applicants who were not able to submit may still take the PMA Entrance Examination as walk-in applicants,” it added.
Aspirants of the country’s premier military institution must be a natural-born Filipino citizen, physically fit and of good moral character, single and has never been married nor pregnant nor have a legal obligation to support a child or children, at least Senior High School graduate, no administrative or criminal case, at least 5 feet in height for both male and female, at least 17 years old and not more than 22 years old on June 1 of the year of admission.
A cadet receives the following benefits and privileges: free college education with a well-rounded curriculum, monthly pay, and allowances, progressive career as an officer in the Army, Air Force, or Navy, specialized professional training for military, exceptional training, and billeting facilities with all training requirements provided. – PNA