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    Cadet Corps Armed Forces of the Philippines

    For those who want to become part of the Cadet Corps Armed Forces of the Philippines and later serve as one of the leaders of the AFP, may take the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) entrance examination.

    The following are the qualifications to be a PMA Cadet:

    • Natural Born Filipino Citizen.
    • Physically fit and of good moral character.
    • Single and has never been married.
    • Must pass the PMA Entrance Examination.
    • No Administrative / Criminal Case.
    • At least High School Graduate or must graduate not later than June of the year following the date of examination taken for Grade 12 students.
    • Height Requirement for both Male and Female is 5 feet (not to exceed 6'4" for both).
    • At least 17 years old but not a day older than 22 years on 01 June of the year following the date of examination taken.

    For more information, visit http://www.pma.ph/Admission.php

    Officer Candidate Course (OCC)

    Officer Candidates that will undergo Officer Candidate Course (OCC) must possess the following qualifications: 

    • Holder of a baccalaureate degree;
    • Natural-born Filipino
    • 21 to 29 years of age upon admission (no age waiver);
    • Single and never been married; never borne or sired a child;
    • Height of not less than 5'0 ft. (152.4cm) both for male and female, but not more than 6'4'' (193.04 cm);
    • Of good moral character;
    • Physically, mentally and psychologically fit for active military service (P1 profile);
    • Armed Forces of the Philippines Service Aptitude Test (AFPSAT) raw score of 71 or higher;
    • Must have passed the Army Qualifying Exam (AQE) and Special Written Exam (SWE) given by the Philippine Army
    • Must pass the Physical Medical Exam and Physical Fitness Test conducted in the Philippine Army thru PAOSC

    Officer Preparatory Course (OPC)

    Officer Candidates that will undergo the Officer Preparatory Course (OPC) must possess the following qualifications: 

    • Commissioned in the Reserve Force as second lieutenant
    • Must not be over 31 years old on the date of Called to Active Duty (CAD);
    • Physically, mentally and psychologically fit for active military service (P1 profile);
    • Holder of a baccalaureate degree;
    • Height of not less than 5'0 ft. (152.4cm) both for male and female, but not more than 6'4'' (193.04 cm);
    • Of good moral character;
    • Armed Forces of the Philippines Service Aptitude Test (AFPSAT) raw score of 71 or higher;
    • Must have passed the Army Qualifying Exam (AQE) and Special Written Exam (SWE) given by the Philippine Army
    • Must pass the Physical Medical Exam and Physical Fitness Test conducted in the Philippine Army thru PAOSC

    NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER / ENLISTED PERSONNEL

    Candidate Soldiers must possess the following qualifications:

    • Natural born Filipino citizen
    • With 72 units in college or if a high school graduate, must possess technical skills/talents needed by the AFP
    • At least 18 to 23 years old before the date of appointment as Candidate Soldier
    • At least 60 or 72 inches in height. Similarly, height waiver is no longer issued by the Command
    • Single and without child
    • Of good moral character
    • AFPSAT score of at least 45
    • Must have passed the pre-qualifying PFT and PME
    • Physically and mentally fit for military training
    • Pay and allowances (Monthly Gross)
      • Candidate Soldier – P33, 327.00
      • Private (Enlisted Personnel) – P37, 038.00
      • Officer Candidate – P41, 696.00
      • 2LT (Call to Active Duty) – P49, 906.00
    • Insurance and healthcare benefits
    • Billeting and housing privileges
    • Job security
    • Leadership and other skills trainings
    • Opportunity for career advancement based on performance
    • Opportunities for local and international post graduate studies
    • An opportunity to lead in the Army

    ARMY RECRUITMENT OFFICE - LUZON

    Fort Andres Bonifacio, Taguig City
    Landline: (02) 845-9555 local 6843
    Cell phone: 0945-704-2390
     

    ARMY RECRUITMENT OFFICE - VISAYAS

    Camp Lapu-lapu, Lahug, Cebu City
    Landline: (032) 231-5157
    Cell phone: 0916-640-5919
     

    ARMY RECRUITMENT OFFICE - MINDANAO

    Camp Evangelista, Cagayan de Oro City
    Landline: (088) 850-5279
    Cell phone: 0939-954-7673 / 0927-332-1077 / 0926-467-4644 / 0917-712-1222
     

    For Enlistment

    Interested aspirants may inquire at the nearest Regional Community Defense Groups (RCDGs), and any Army Units listed below.
    • Headquarters Philippine Army (Fort Bonifacio, Makati City)
    • 5th Infantry Division (Gamu, Isabela)
    • 7th Infantry Division ( Nueva Ecija)
    • 1st RCDG ( Pangasinan)
    • 3rd Infantry Division (Iloilo City)
    • 8th Infantry Division (Catbalogan)
    • 53rd Engineering Brigade (Cebu City)
    • 1st Infantry Division (Zamboanga City)
    • 4th Infantry Division (Cagayan de Oro)
    • 6th Infantry Division (Cotabato City)
    • 11 RCDG (Davao City)
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