PNPA Requirements for Admission

June 23, 2013, Category: Academy, Education, Police, Scholarship · 8 Comments

PNPA Requirements for Admission 2013 186x300 PNPA Requirements for AdmissionIf you are looking for other alternative to serve your country with full government scholarship support, then you should consider enrolling to the Philippine National Police Academy also known as the PNPA.

The PNPA Cadetship Program is a government Scholarship Program. Admitted Cadets must complete the Cadetship Program and serve the government either in the PNP, BFP or BJMP services for the prescribed period (two years of service for every year of scholarship). Cadets shall reimburse the government expenses for his/her scholarship should he/she fail to complete the Cadetship Program.

The PNP Academy is located in Silang, Cavite accessed through the Sta. Rosa – Tagaytay National Highway.  The PNPA provides clear educational instruction for aspiring public servants interested to join the Philippine National Police.

Should you wish to find out what are the requirements for applying for consideration in the PNP Academy, then continue reading ahead.

Before going through filling-up PNPA the application form, make sure that you qualify to the basic requirements as follows:


  • Natural born Filipino citizen of good moral character;
  • Male or female, single and with no parental obligation;
  • No financial obligations;
  • 17 to 21 years old at the time of admission;
  • Preferably 5feet 4inches in height for male, and 5feet 2inches for female except for indigenous people;
  • Weight must not be more than or not less than five (5) kilograms of the standard weight corresponding to height, age, and sex;
  • At least high school graduate;
  • Physically and Mentally fit for cadetship training
  • Have no criminal, administrative, or civil case and other derogatory record(s);
  • Must not be a former cadet of PNPA or other service academies;
  • Must be able to pass the minimum required physical fitness exercises:
  • Physical Exercises Qualification:


  1. Must be able to complete no less than 3 Pull-ups
  2. Must be able to complete no less than 15 Push-ups in  no more than 2 minutes
  3. Must be able to complete no less than 30 Sit-ups in no more than 2 minutes
  4. Must be able to complete no less than 100 meter-dash in no more than 18 seconds
  5. Must be able to complete no less than 3 Kilometer run in no more than 27 minutes


  1. Must be able to complete a Full Arms Hanging for no less than 30 seconds
  2. Must be able to complete no less than 10 Push-ups in  no more than 2 minutes
  3. Must be able to complete no less than 25 Sit-ups in no more than 2 minutes
  4. Must be able to complete no less than 100 meter-dash in no more than 20 seconds
  5. Must be able to complete no less than 3 Kilometer run in no more than 30 minutes
  • Must be able to pass the PNPA Admission Examination.  Examination covers the following subject matters:  General Information and Current Events, Communication Skills, Logical Reasoning Ability, Math and Sciences, and Values and Aptitude for the Service.


Applications are accepted over the Office of the Registrar or mail to the address below:

The Director, (Attn: Registrar), Philippine National Police Academy,

Camp General Mariano N Castañeda,

4129 Silang, Cavite.



To avoid inconvenience, you should ensure that you have fully accomplished the application form and have handy with you a Self-Stamped Window Envelop.


Applications are accepted whole year round but for the safety of not misplacing your application, submit your application no earlier than 30 days before the deadline of submission.  Application deadline usually falls around between August and September of each year.

It is therefore advised that you should contact the PNPA Office of the Registrar to find out the date for the deadline for submission of applications at:

The Office of the Registrar,

Philippine National Police Academy

Camp General Mariano N Castaneda, Silang, Cavite 4129

Tele Fax # (049) 545-5939/ (0939) 9393769

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See also the Ground for Medical Disqualification for PNPA Applicants.

Are you qualified?  Good luck then!

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