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Philippine National Police Academy

Grounds for Medical Disqualifications:

  • Defective Visual Perception (color blindness, near sighted/far sighted with corrective eyeglasses or lens, nystagmus);
  • Physical Deformities Example: bowlegged or congenital defects;
  • Perforated ear drum, chronic sinusitis, bleeding tendencies, hemorrhoids, hernia (if not treated), varicocele, extensive skin disorders;
  • History of heart disease, hypertension, asthma, active PTB, kidney and liver diseases, epileptic seizure disorders, major operations; communicable diseases (such as AIDS, Hepatitis, VD etc.);
  • Full dentures, upper and lower, Cleft lip and palate, malocclusion, Deformities of the face, Open bite, Tongue-tied, missing of four(4) anterior or front teeth & Missing of six (6) posterior/molar teeth;
  • Tattoos or other brotherhood marks;
  • Ear piercing for male and multiple ear piercing for female;
  • For Females: Goiter; History of pregnancy; Presence of breast mass; Painful menstruation;
  • Any other similar defects which may hinder in the Cadetship Training Program.

Applicants who successfully passed the PNPACAT shall qualify to the next phase of screening which as follows:

1) Physical Agility Test (PAT);

The following are the passing scores in each event for PAT:

Exercises Male Female
Pull-Ups 3 Reps N/A
Full Arms Hanging N/A 45 Sec
2 Min Push-Ups 25 Reps 25 Reps
2 Min Sit-Ups 40 Reps 40 Reps
100 Meter Dash 18 Sec 20 Sec
3 Km Run 24 Mins 27 Mins

2)  Psychological and Psychiatric Examination (PPE);

3)  Physical, Medical and Dental Examination (PMDE); and,

4)  Panel Interview.

How to Apply:     

Click Here to Download Application Form

Through Mail Application:

Submit duly accomplished application form with an attached photocopy of PSA birth certificate, through prepaid express mails (LBC, JRS, TO GO, etc.) and mail to:
The Director (Attn: Registrar)
Philippine National Police Academy
Camp General Mariano N. Castañeda
Silang, Cavite 4118
_____________________________________________________________ OR__________________________________________________________________
Hand carry it to:
Office of the Registrar
Philippine National Police Academy
Camp General Mariano N. Castañeda
Silang, Cavite 4118
*Note: Online Application is temporarily down.
Coverage of PNPACAT:
1) Communication Skills;
2) Logical and Reasoning Ability;
3) Math and Sciences;
4) General Information and Current Events

Initial Requirements (Do not apply if you are not qualified):

  • Natural born Filipino citizen;
  • Eighteen (18) to twenty-two (22) years old on the date of appointment;
  • Single with no parental obligation;
  • At least Senior High School graduate upon admission;
  • At least 5 feet and 4 inches (162.5cm.) for male and 5 feet and 2 inches (157.5 cm.) for female in height;
  • With weight that corresponds to the applicant’s height, gender and age (in reference to BMI);
  • Physically and mentally fit to undergo the Cadetship Program;
  • With good moral character (no criminal, administrative and civil derogatory record;
  • Without pending complaint and/or case before any tribunal involving moral turpitude and other cases against the State;
  • Not a former cadet of PNPA, or other service academies (PMA, PMMA, MAAP);
  • Not have been dismissed from any private employment or government position for cause;
  • Exemption for PNPACAT(Philippine National Police Academy Cadet Admission Test):
    Senior High School with highest honors, and college summa cum laude, magna cum laude, cum laude and are exempt from taking the Cadet Admission Test (written) provided, he/she shall apply and submit the application form with certification of honor from his/her School/ College/ University to reach PNPA Registrar’s Office before the end of the announced application period. Provided also, that he/she satisfies the initial requirements for admission.