PNPA holds Cadet Admission Tests
By Rose B. Palacio
Davao City (4 September) -- The Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) will administer the Cadet Admission Test (CAT) on October 28, 2007 (Sunday) from 7:00am to 12noon at designated test centers throughout the country.
PNPA Acting Director P/Sr Supt Nestor Monton Fajura, CSEE said applicants of four-year Bachelor Science in Public Safety (BSPS) Cadetship program class 2012 may get their application forms at the Davao regional office of the Philippine Information Agency, contact Juliet Perez; or at the PNPA office at Mintal, Davao City.
CAT application forms may also be downloaded at PNPA www.pnpa.edu.ph and PPSC www.ppsc.gov.ph. Forms are also available at offices of DILG, CHED, DepED, CSC, Napolcom, PNP regional, municipal, or city offices, Bureau of Jail Management & Penology, provincial, city, municipal government offices and secondary schools, colleges and universities.
The PNPA is the premiere institution which provides preparatory education and training for future police, fire and jail commissioned officers of the country, Director Fajura said. The Academy provides comprehensive education and training programs to transform cadets into God-centered, community-responsive public safety officers, trusted and respected by the people, he said.
The PNPA Cadetship program is a free four-year residential scholarship leading to the degree of Bachelor Science in Public Safety (BSPS). Graduates are appointed as Police, Fire or Jail Inspectors.
Qualifications for admission: should be a natural-born Filipino citizen; of good moral character; male and female, single with no child or children; not younger than 18 and not older than 22 years of age at the time of admission (born between April 1, 1986 to April 1, 1990); Height for male - 162.5m (5ft 4 in), female - 157.5cm (5ft 2 in);
Weight of not more or less than five kilograms of the standard weight measurement corresponding to height, age and sex; at least high school graduate; no criminal, administrative or civil case on file before any Prosecutor's Office; or any court of justice and no other derogatory record(s); physically and mentally fit for regimented cadetship training; and not a former cadet of PNPA or other service academies. (PIA) [top]