DETAILS: PMA Entrance Exam 2020 - Online Application

The Philippine Military Academy (PMA) announces the conduct of the PMA Entrance Examination (PMAEE) 2020 on August 30, 2020. The Cadet Online Application may be accessed by all aspiring applicants starting May 1, 2020 (Friday) through


  • 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 High School Graduate with at general average of 85% or higher
  • No Administrative / Criminal Case.
  • Must pass the PMA Entrance Examination.
  • Minimum height requirement for both Male and Female is 5 feet .
  • At least 17 years old but not more than 21 years on 01 June of the year following the examination taken.

Note: Grade 12 senior high (K-12) may take the exam provided that they graduate before 01 June 2020.

Medical Disqualifications

  • Colorblind
  • Any Communicable Disease
  • Physical Deformities
  • Scoliosis
  • Tattoos
  • Other Medical Conditions as determined by AFP Medical Board Nr 1

Benefits and Privileges

  • Privilege and honor of serving our country
  • Free college education with a well-rounded curriculum
  • Monthly Salary and Allowances
  • State of the art training facilities
  • Guaranteed job after graduation.
  • Progressive and rewarding career as an officer of one of the branches of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (Army, Navy or Air Force)

Coverage of Exam

The PMA Entrance Examination covers Algebra and Geometry, Grammar and Composition, Reading and Comprehension, Verbal and Numerical Reasoning and Pattern Analysis.

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  • Duly Accomplished Application Form
  • Photocopy of PSA Birth Certificate
  • Photocopy of Form 137 / Form 138 / Report Card / Transcript of Records that indicates latest GPA
  • 2x2 ID photo in white background, taken within the last six months
  • 2 pcs Pencil #2

How to Apply

Aspiring applicants may apply and upload the scanned requirements (PDF file format) via Cadet Online Application through this link:

Screengrab from PMA Website

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: I applied to take the exam at a particular center. Can I take the exam in another center?
Answer: YES, go the center on exam day and inform the proctor about your circumstances.

Question: Is there a limit to how many times I can take the exam?
Answer: NONE, so long as you meet the requirements

Question: I applied by mail but I did not receive a permit or notice?
Answer: Check the master list for online applicants to verify if you are qualified to take the exam. If you are not in the list and you think you are qualified, contact the academy registrar. If you are in the list, proceed to the exam center on examination day.

Question: What are the things I should bring during the exam day?
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate and Grades
  • 2 x 2 ID Picture
  • Valid ID (preferably school/driver's license)
  • at least 2 pencils ( no. 2)
Question: I did not apply by mail or online, can I go straight to the exam center on exam day?
Answer: YES, but you will be last priority. Priority will be given to regular applicants. Proctors bring only limited number of exam materials.

Question: How much is the fee to take the exam?
Answer: NO FEES. The exam is FREE.

Question: How should I prepare for the exam?
Answer: Prepare for the examination covering Algebra and Geometry; Grammar, Composition, Reading and Comprehension; and Verbal/Numerical Reasoning and Pattern Analysis

Question: How long is the exam?
Answer: On examination day, the whole morning (7am to 11am) will be for administrative aspects of the exam (fill up forms, limited physical examination, etc). The exam proper starts at exactly 12.00 noon and will last up to 4.30 pm.

For Inquiries

Office of Admission
Philippine Military Academy
Fort del Pilar, Baguio City
Tel Nos. (074)446-8002 / 447-3690 / 447-3292 / 447-3686 local: 6551 or 6545
Telefax. (074) 447-2825
Mobile Phone Nos. 09065466989 / 09284325578

Public Information Office
Philippine Military Academy
Fort del Pilar, Baguio City
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For more information, please visit PMA Official website:


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