Entrance Test: PUP College Entrance Test (PUPCET 2019)

08/16/2018 Bulletin Board

The Polytechnic University of the Philippines is accepting online application for its College Entrance Test (PUPCET) for the First Semester, Academic Year 2019-2020.


For PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila: The PUP College Entrance Test (PUPCET) Second and Third Batch for Academic Year 2019-2020 at the PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila which was originally scheduled on December 15 and 16, 2018 respectively has been moved to: 

  • From December 15, 2018 (Saturday) to January 12, 2019 (Saturday)
  • From December 16, 2018 (Sunday) to January 13, 2019 (Sunday)

PUPCET applicants with electronic test permit (e-Permit) scheduled for December 15 and 16, 2018 will be honored on January 12 and 13, 2019.

For PUP San Juan Campus: Due to certain unavoidable circumstances, PUPCET in PUP San Juan Campus scheduled on November 25, 2018 is moved to February 10, 2019 (same time and venue). Examinees are to bring the issued test permit and other stated requirements on the rescheduled examination day. For inquiries, please contact the PUP San Juan Campus Admission Office at 579-4792 or 632-7738.

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

Qualified to apply are:

  • Grade 12 students expected to graduate at the end of School Year 2019-2020, and those who graduated from K-12 pilot schools who have not enrolled in any technical / diploma / degree program immediately after graduation with GWA of 82% or higher.
  • A Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT) passer, eligible for admission to college with an average rating of 82% or higher in its 5 subject areas: Mathematics, Communication Arts (English), Science, Communication Arts (Filipino) and Araling Panlipunan.
  • An Alternative Learning System Accreditation & Equivalency (ALS) Test for Secondary Level passer, eligible for admission to college: with Percentile Correct (PC) 82% or higher and has 100 or higher Standard Score (SS) with Essay Writing of 82% of higher following DepEd regulations.
  • Graduated in 2016 or earlier years but did not enter college / technical / diploma / degree program in any school.

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