Initial Requirements for 2017 PNPA Entrance Exam PNPACAT

By | August 27, 2017 at 10:30 pm

initial requirements 2017 pnpacat pnpa entrance exam admission test

The Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) will conduct the 2017  PNPA Cadet Admission Test (PNPCAT) also known as 2017 PNPA Entrance Exam.  In this page below, show the list of initial requirements for PNPA entrance examination.

The purpose of PNPA is to established producing highly competent and respected public safety officers who will lead our country to a brighter future.


PNPA needs able, responsible and well-motivated youths who have the aptitude for service to meet the varied and challenging duties of a public safety service officer.

  1. Natural born Filipino citizen;

  2. Good moral character;

  3. Male or female, single and with no parental and financial obligation to anybody;

  4. 18 to 22 years old at the time of admission ( May 1, 2018);

    • Disqualified-Overage applicants who are turning 23 years old before the date of admission with birth date from January 1995 to May 1, 1995;

    • Qualified applicants: Birth date from May 2, 1995, to December 1995

    • Disqualified-Underage applicants who are turning 18 years old after the date of admission with birth date from May 2, 2000, to December 2000;

    • Qualified applicants: Birth date from January 2000 to May 1, 2000
  5. Height of at least 162.5 cm (5ft 4in) for male, and 157.5cm (5ft 2 in) for female;

  6. In reference to Body Mass Index (BMI) Weight must not be more than or not less than five (5) kilograms of the standard weight corresponding to height, age, and sex;

  7. At least a graduate of K12 program. College undergrad or college graduate or already employed may also apply as long as their age are still within qualified age bracket (18-22 years old on May 1, 2018);

  8. Must be able to perform the standard physical fitness exercises:

  9. Physically and mentally fit for cadetship training;

  10. No criminal, administrative, or civil case and other derogatory records;

  11. Not a former cadet of PNPA or other service academies;

  12. Must pass the Cadet Admission Test (CAT); and

  13. Not a former cadet of PNPA or resigned cadet from other service academies (PMA, PMMA. MAAP).


The PNPA Cadet Admission Test shall be simultaneously administered in 28 Test centers nationwide on October 29, 2017 (Sunday), 7:00 AM – 12:00 NN.

initial requirements 2017 pnpacat pnpa entrance exam admission test



All interested applicants for the incoming PNPACAT 2017, you may now address your inquiries or you may call us through our mobile phone numbers at (Globe) 0905-252-5061 / (Smart) 0908-293-2213.Thank you.


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