PUP College Entrance Test (PUPCET)

If you have inquiries/question about the PUP College Entrance Test for PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, please call the PUP Admission Services hotlines:

(+63 2) 335-1798 to 99

For PUP Branches and Campuses, please call the PUP Branches and Campuses hotline:

(+63 2) 335-1797

Here are the schedules of the PUP College Entrance Test (PUPCET) for the First Semester, Academic Year 2015-2016:

Main Campus            
  Schedule Date of Online Application Start of Claiming of Test Permit Mode of Payment Deadline of Payment Last Day of Claiming of Test Permit Test Schedule
Sta. Mesa, Manila August 18 to November 19, 2014 August 26, 2014 LANDBANK November 19, 2014 3:00 PM November 26, 2014 November 29, 2014 (Saturday)
Sta. Mesa, Manila (Institute of Technology, Diploma Programs) (To be announced)   PUP Institute of Technology Cashier      
Metro Manila            
Parañaque City (For Parañaque residents only) November 3, 2014 November 7, 2014 LANDBANK April 6, 2015 3:00 PM April 8, 2015 April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
Quezon City November 3, 2014 to March 27, 2015 November 10, 2014 LANDBANK March 27, 2015 April 3, 2015 April 12, 2015 (Sunday)
San Juan City September 26, 2014 to March 31, 2015 October 7, 2014 LANDBANK March 31, 2015 3:00 PM April 8, 2015 April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
Taguig City October 1, 2014 to March 1, 2015 December 1, 2014 LANDBANK March 2, 2015 3:00 PM March 5, 2015 March 7, 2015 (Saturday)
Central Luzon            
  Schedule Date of Online Application Start of Claiming of Test Permit Mode of Payment Deadline of Payment Last Day of Claiming of Test Permit Test Schedule
Bataan (To be announced)   LANDBANK      
Cabiao, Nueva Ecija January 5 to May 7, 2015 January 20, 2015 LANDBANK or PUP CABIAO CASHIER May 4, 2015 3:00 PM (LANDBANK)

May 7, 2015 (CAMPUS CASHIER)
May 7, 2015 May 9, 2015 (Saturday)
Pulilan, Bulacan (Graduate of any Pulilan, Bulacan High School only) January 5 to April 11, 2015 January 19, 2015 LANDBANK April 13, 2015 3:00 PM April 15, 2015 April 18, 2015 (Saturday)
Sta. Maria, Bulacan (Sta. Maria, Bulacan residents only) (To be announced)   LANDBANK      
South Luzon            
  Schedule Date of Online Application Start of Claiming of Test Permit Mode of Payment Deadline of Payment Last Day of Claiming of Test Permit Test Schedule
Maragondon, Cavite (To be announced)   LANDBANK      
Alfonso Annex, Cavite (To be announced)   LANDBANK      
Sto. Tomas, Batangas September 10, 2014 to March 6, 2015 September 13, 2014 LANDBANK March 6, 2015 3:00 PM March 13, 2015 March 15, 2015 (Sunday)
Biñan, Laguna November 3, 2014 to February 17, 2015 November 10, 2014 LANDBANK February 17, 2015 3:00 PM February 20, 2015 February 22, 2015 (Sunday)
Calauan, Laguna October 13, 2014 to February 27, 2015 October 20, 2014 LANDBANK February 27, 2015 3:00 PM March 4, 2015 March 8, 2015 (Sunday)
Calauan Rizal Annex December 1, 2014 to April 30, 2015 December 8, 2014 LANDBANK April 30, 2015 3:00 PM May 6, 2015 May 10, 2015 (Sunday)
Sta. Rosa, Laguna (Sta. Rosa, Laguna residents only) November 10, 2014 to February 23, 2015 November 18, 2014 LANDBANK February 27, 2015 3:00 PM March 4, 2015 March 8, 2015 (Sunday)
San Pedro, Laguna November 11, 2014 to March 14, 2015 November 25, 2014 LANDBANK March 16, 2015 3:00 PM March 19, 2015 March 22, 2015 (Sunday)
Lopez, Quezon November 10, 2014 to April 10, 2015 November 10, 2014 PUP LOPEZ CASHIER April 10, 2015 April 17, 2015 April 19, 2015 (Sunday)
Mulanay, Quezon January 5 to April 10, 2015 January 12, 2015 LANDBANK or PUP MULANAY CASHIER April 10, 2015 3:00 PM (LANDBANK)

April 10, 2015 5:00 PM (CASHIER)
April 10, 2015 April 12, 2015 (Sunday)
General Luna, Quezon January 5 to April 10, 2015 January 12, 2015 LANDBANK or PUP MULANAY CASHIER April 10, 2015 3:00 PM April 10, 2015 April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
Unisan, Quezon (To be announced)   LANDBANK or PUP UNISAN CASHIER      
Ragay, Camarines Sur December 1, 2014 to March 18, 2015 December 8, 2014 LANDBANK or PUP RAGAY CASHIER March 16, 2015 3:00 PM (LANDBANK)

March 20, 2015 (CASHIER)
March 19, 2015 March 22, 2015 (Sunday)
Bansud, Oriental Mindoro October 6, 2014 to March 24, 2015 November 3, 2014 LANDBANK March 24, 2015 March 29, 2015 March 29, 2015 (Sunday)
Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro October 13, 2014 to February 26, 2015 October 20, 2014 LANDBANK or PUP SABLAYAN CASHIER February 26, 2014 3:00 PM March 5, 2015 March 8, 2015 (Sunday)

Who are qualified to take the PUP College Entrance Test (PUPCET)?

  • Graduating high school students of the current school year
  • High school graduates who have not enrolled in any technical/diploma/degree program immediately after high school graduation
  • A Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT) passer, eligible for admission to college with an average rating of 82 or higher in its five subject areas:  Mathematics, Communication Arts (English), Science, Communication Arts (Filipino), and Araling Panlipunan
  • An Alternative Learning System Accreditation & Equivalency (ALS A & E) Test for Secondary Level passer, eligible for admission to college and has 100 or higher Standard Score (SS) and an essay writing proficiency level of 2 or higher

Where to apply?

All PUPCET applicants must apply online (using PUP iApply).  An applicant is allowed to apply and take the PUPCET in only one (1) campus and only once this school year. PUPCET fee is non-refundable and non-transferrable.

When to Claim ePermit?

  • If payment was made through LANDBANK, please allow five (5) working days after payment before claiming your ePermit online
  • If payment was made at the branch/campus cashier, please proceed to the branch/campus Admission Services

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