MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, September 19 (PIA) -- The Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) announced the holding of its annual Cadet Admission Test (CAT) on November 10, in 25 testing centers nationwide.
Police Senior Superintendent Glenn dela Torre, Bukidnon police provincial director, said successful cadet applicants are considered government scholars entitled to monthly training allowances. Graduates are also assured of employment with the rank of Inspector in Police, Fire, and Jail services of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).
To qualify for the cadetship program, one must be a natural born Filipino citizen; must be 18 to 22 years old at the date of appointment; single with no parental and financial obligation; high school graduate upon application; and must be at least 5'4 for male and 5'2 for female.
Weight must also correspond to the applicant's height, gender and age; not to exceed or lower than 11 pounds or five kilograms of the standard weight; and must be physically and mentally fit for cadetship training.
Dela Torre said examination passers will be admitted to the Academy on April next year.
Qualified applicants could secure forms from offices of the PNP, Bureau of Fire Protection, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, PNPA Registrar’s Office, Philippine Public Safety College regional training schools, PNPA Alumni, and from selected universities nationwide, he said.
They can also download forms at www.pnpa.edu.ph .
High school valedictorians, salutatorians, and college cum laude, magna cum lade and summa cum laude are exempted to take the PNPACAT if he or she shall apply and submit the application form with certification of honor to the PNPA Registrar before the September 28 deadline.
For more information and details on PNPA admission, place of examination, test requirements, and cadetship-training program, you may visit www.pnpa.edu.ph (RLRB/PIA 10-Bukidnon)