PMA entrance examination set August 26
Manila (14 June) -- The Philippine Military Academy Entrance Examination scheduled on August 26, 2007, will be held at the Divine Word College, Legazpi City and University of Nueva Caceres, Naga City for qualified applicants in the Bicol region.
Interested parties may secure application forms at the Armed Forces of the Philippines 21st Civil Relations Unit at Camp General Simeon A. Ola, Legazpi City.
Qualification for admission are as follows: natural-born Filipino citizen, physically fit and of good moral character, single and have never been married, 5 feet 4 inches tall if male (162.46 cms); 5 feet 2 inches tall if female (157.48 cms), at least high graduate with a grade point average (GPA) of 85 per cent or higher, and at least 17 years old but not a day older than 22 years on April 1 of the year following the date of examination taken.
Benefits and privileges that will be received once admitted in the Philippine Military Academy are as follows: a monthly salary while studying, a well rounded education (academics, leadership and physical fitness), progressive career as an officer in the Philippine Army, Navy or Air Force, and the rare privilege to serve the motherland. (AFP/CRS, PIA) [top]