UP admission test set Aug. 1-2; deadline for applications June 30
by R. Estremera
Davao City (24 June) -- Fourth year high school students who wish to enter the University of the Philippines (UP) next year should apply now for the UP College Admission Test (UPCAT). The deadline for application is on June 30, Tuesday. Application forms (UPCAT Forms 1 and 2) may be downloaded from http://ucat.up.edu.ph or www.upmin.edu.ph.
All interested graduating high school students should mail their applications to the following address: Office of Admissions, University of the Philippines, Dilliman, Quezon City. The applications should include the following requirements : (a) correctly and completely accomplished UPCAT Forms 1 and 2; (b) four pieces of 2" x 2" identical photographs taken recently; (c) application fee of P450.00; and (d) self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Exempted from paying the application fee are applicants who are among the top ten prospective graduates of public high schools of School Year 2009-2010. Also exempted from paying the application fee are applicants from families with an annual gross income of P100,000.00 or less.
The UPCAT will be held on August 1-2, 2009 nationwide. In Davao City, the UPCAT venue is UP Mindanao, Mintal, Davao City. UP Mindanao is the only one among the seven UP constituent universities that is located in Mindanao. (UPMin/PIA XI) [top]