Parade and Review. Philippine Military Cadets on a Parade and Review at the Borromeo field, Saturday (Aug. 10) despite the gloomy weather to give honour to the 40th Anniversary of the PMA Host Parent Association. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

The 43 Cordillera honor graduate scholars of DOST - SEI in a group photo session. (Photo by DOST - CAR)

CHED Chairperson Prospero De Vera III (left) joined by CHED - CAR OIC Regional Director Ma. Geraldine Casipit (2nd from left) and officials from the different SUCs and premier universities in Cordillera answer queries in an open forum during the Regional Higher Education Summit. (CCD/PIA CAR)

TESDA at 25. TESDA - CAR officials headed by Regional Director Manuel Wong with partners from DOLE, DTI and Baguio PESO, in a Kapihan media forum, promotes the scheduled activities for TESDA's 25th Anniversary that will be highlighted by the

PMA Host Parent Assn at 40. PMA Host Parent Association officials headed by chairperson and former Baguio Mayor Mauricio Domogan with Guest of Honor and Speaker Mayor Benjamin Magalong and PMA officials give recognition to their Pioneer members who started the foster a cadet program in 1979, during the t 40th Anniversary of the PMA Host Parent Association, Saturday. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

TESDA at 25. TESDA - CAR Regional Director Manuel Wong and DTI Baguio - Benguet Director Freda Gawisan leads other partners from DOLE and Baguio PESO, in a Kapihan media forum, to promote the scheduled activities for TESDA's 25th Anniversary that will be highlighted by the

Parade and Review. Philippine Military Cadets on a Parade and Review at the Borromeo field, Saturday (Aug. 10) despite the gloomy weather to give honour to the 40th Anniversary of the PMA Host Parent Association. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

TESDA@25. Bartending students from the Baguio City School of Arts and Trade gives a demonstration on wine mixing during the TESDA - CAR led Kapihan media forum for the promotion of the scheduled activities for TESDA's 25th Anniversary that will be highlighted by the

TESDA@25. Bartending students from the Baguio City School of Arts and Trade gives a demonstration on wine mixing during the TESDA - CAR led Kapihan media forum for the promotion of the scheduled activities for TESDA's 25th Anniversary that will be highlighted by the

PMA entrance exam set on Aug 25

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 9 (PIA) -- The Philippine Military Academy (PMA), the premiere military school in the country, has set its entrance examination on Sunday, August 25, in various testing centers nationwide.

 

A candidate for admission in the entrance examination should be a natural born Filipino citizen, physically fit and of good moral character, single and have not sired/given birth to a child, at least 5 feet in height, at least 17 years old and not a day older than 22 years old on June 1, 2020, at least senior high school grade point average (GPA) of 85%, (grade 12 students may apply provided they will graduate from Senior High School before June 1, 2020), and no administrative or criminal case.

The examination covers Algebra and Geometry, grammar and composition, reading and comprehension, verbal and numerical reasoning, and pattern analysis.

Be PMA cadet and become future leaders of the country 
 

The testing centers are the following: Laoag City – Northwestern Univesrsity; Tuguegarao City – Mamba Gym; Bontoc, Mountain Province – Mountain Province Polytechnic College; Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya – Nueva Vizcaya General Comprehensive High School; Baguio City – Yap Hall, PMA; Lingayen, Pangasinan – Narciso Ramos Sports and Civic Center; Cabanatuan City – Araullo  Univesity; Tarlac City – Tarlac National HS – Annex; San Fernando City, Pampanga – Clark Air Base Gymnasium; HPAF, Villamor Air Base Pasay City -HPAF Gymnasium; Quezon City – Ramon Magsaysay Cubao High School; HPA, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City -HPA Gymnasium; Los Banos, Laguna – University of the Philippines – Los Banos; Lipa City – Air Education, Training and Doctrine Command; Lucena City – Quezon National High School; Naga City – University of Nueva Caceres Naga; Legaspi City – Naval Forces Southern Luzon; Puerto Princesa City – Palawan State University; Tanza Cavite – Headquarters, Army Reserved Command; Kalibo, Aklan – North Western Visayan College, Iloilo City – University of Iloilo; Bacolod City – STI West Negros University; Dumaguete City – Negors Oriental State University; Cebu City – University of Southern Philippines Foundation; Catbalogan City -8th Infantry Division, Philippine Army Gymnasium; Tacloban City – Eastern Visayas State University; Tagbilaran City – Holy Name University; Butuan City – Caraga State University; Cagayan De Oro City – University of Science and Tech of the Philippines; Iligan City – Iligan City National High School; Davao City – University of Mindanao -Bolton Street; Mati, Davao – Davao Oriental State College of Science and Technology; Kidapawan City – Kidapawan Converntion Center; General Santos City – Lagao Gymnasium; Ozamis City – Mizamiz Universtity; Cotabato City – 6th Infantry Division, Philippine  Army Gymnasium; Tacuron City – Tacurong City Gymnasium; Zambaoanga City – Western Mindanao Command Gymnasium; Dipolog City – DMC College Foundation; Tagum City, Davao – Tagum National Trade School and Pagadian City- Pagadian City Gymnasium.   

Successful applicants will be full scholar of the government with free college education with a well-rounded curriculum. They will receive stipend while studying, and guaranteed a progressive military career as an officer in the Philippine Army, Philippine Navy or Philippine Air Force.

The education and training of a cadet in the Academy is characterized by the acronym CAMP which stands for Character, Academics, Military Skills and Physical Fitness. These serve as the pillars in developing a well-rounded cadets who will become future officers and leaders of the Armed Forces of the Philippines AFP). The CAMP is the blueprint of the present curriculum being implemented in the Academy.

Baguio City Mayor Benjamin B. Magalong, a member of PMA “Sandigan” Class  of 1982, encourages the youth to join PMA and take advantage of free education and training in the academy designed to prepare cadets into becoming officers of the AFP and soldiers of the Filipino people and future leaders of the country.  (JDP/JBZ- PIA CAR)

By Joseph B. Zambrano

 

Baguio

  • CHED calls on CAR HEIs' support for successful UAQTEA implementation

    BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 15 (PIA) - - The Commission on Higher Education(CHED)  calls for a stronger partnership with Cordillera stakeholders for the successful implementation of Republic Act 10931 and in ensuring that more young people will have equitable access to free quality tertiary education.

  • DOST honor graduate scholars in Cordillera feted

    BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 16 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology – Cordillera Regional Office (DOST-CAR) feted 43 honor   graduate scholars for their excellent academic achievements.

  • Muslims offer to guard churches in Baguio

    BAGUIO CITY—Churchgoers were surprised on Sunday morning when Muslims joined them for a Mass at the Baguio Cathedral, a site popular among residents and tourists.

  • Window hours set for Kennon Road residents only

    BAGUIO CITY, Aug 9 (PIA) -- Despite the closure of Kennon Road, the Cordillera Region Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CRDRRMC) has set window hours to allow residents to pass through the landslide affected area in Barangay Camp 6, Sitio Camp 5 in Tuba, Benguet.

  • PIA develops strategic communications curriculum for PMA

    BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 9 (PIA) -- The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) and the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) explored areas of cooperation on developing a curriculum on communication and public information for the Academy.

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Mt. Province

  • Healthy mom and baby, cooking contests mark Nutri Month

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Aug. 6(PIA) -- To raise community awareness and to inculcate health and nutrition habits for children at an early age for healthy living, the provincial government conducted Healthy Mother and Child   and cooking contests in celebration of this year’s Nutrition Month.

  • Provincial livelihood program benefits more individuals

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, July 22 (PIA) -- The Provincial Livelihood Program (PLP) of the Provincial Government here continues to provide livelihood assistance to qualified individuals in the province.

  • PCSO, PLGU provide free assistive devices to PWDs in Mt. Province

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, July 22 (PIA) -- The provincial government through the Provincial Persons with Disability Affair Office (PDAO) has partnered with the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) and MVRN Prosthesis Center in helping orthopedic persons with disabilities acquire the appropriate assistive devices.

  • Mt. Province officials vow to work together for a common goal

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, July 8 (PIA) --Inspired by the fresh mandate given by the electorate in the province, the newly elected provincial officials publicly announced during their oathtaking to put aside politics and vowed to work hand in hand with one common goal- to move this province forward. 

  • MP sectors one skedy resolution of murder of 3 Besao youths

    Bontoc, Mountain Province – Members of the Provincial Peace and Order Council and the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council put their full weight for the speedy resolution of the killing of three natives of Agawa, Besao who reportedly went to hunt and fish but were found dead days later along the Lakanga creek within the vicinity of Baclingayan, a sitio of Tabacda, Tubo, Abra.

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