PUP College Entrance Test (PUPCET)

The Polytechnic University of the Philippines is accepting online application for its College Entrance Test (PUPCET) for the First Semester, Academic Year 2018-2019.

Schedule

Metro Manila          
  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 1 to October 6, 2017 August 8, 2017 LANDBANK Branch

or

LANDBANK ePayment
October 6, 2017 3:00 PM October 13, 2017 October 14, 2017 (Saturday)
Institute of Technology
Sta. Mesa, Manila
No schedule yet          
Quezon City August 15, 2017 to February 9, 2018 August 29, 2017 LANDBANK Branch

or

LANDBANK ePayment
February 9, 2018 3:00 PM February 17, 2018 February 18, 2018 (Sunday)
Parañaque City No schedule yet          
San Juan City August 7, 2017 to January 28, 2018 August 14, 2017 LANDBANK Branch

or

LANDBANK ePayment
February 3, 2018 3:00 PM February 10, 2018 February 11, 2018 (Sunday)
Taguig City No schedule yet          
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
Cabiao, Nueva Ecija No schedule yet          
Mariveles, Bataan No schedule yet          
Pulilan, Bulacan No schedule yet          
Sta. Maria, Bulacan (For Sta. Maria, Bulacan residents only) No schedule yet          
Southern 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
Bansud, Oriental Mindoro No schedule yet          
Calauan, Laguna No schedule yet          
Lopez, Quezon September 1, 2017 to January 15, 2018 September 8, 2017 LANDBANK Branch

or

LANDBANK ePayment
January 16, 2018 3:00 PM January 18, 2018 January 21, 2018 (Sunday)
Maragondon and Alfonso, Cavite No schedule yet          
Mulanay, Quezon No schedule yet          
Ragay, Camarines Sur No schedule yet          
Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro No schedule yet          
San Pedro, Laguna No schedule yet          
Sto. Tomas, Batangas No schedule yet          
Unisan, Quezon No schedule yet          

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

Qualified to apply are:

  • Graduates of the K-12 piloting or 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 A & E) Test for Secondary Level passer, eligible for admission to college and has 100 or higher Standard Score (SS) with Essay Writing 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 academic year. PUPCET fee is non-refundable and non-transferrable. Multiple application will make the applicant’s PUPCET result null and void.

When to Claim ePermit?

Mode of Payment Claim ePermit
Through a LANDBANK Branch Please allow five (5) working days after payment before claiming your ePermit
Through a PUP Branch/Campus Cashier¹ Proceed immediately to the PUP Branch/Campus Admission Services to tag your payment and process your ePermit
Through LANDBANK ePayment Please allow two (2) working days after paying online before claiming your ePermit

¹ Only selected PUP Branch/Campus accepts onsite payment

Requirements for Admission

Please prepare the following documents prior to your admission to PUP:

  • If payment was made thru any LANDBANK Branch nationwide:
    • Applicant's copy of the PUPCET payment voucher (downloadable from PUP iApply after successful online application)
    • Validated payment slip of Five Hundred Pesos (Php 500.00) from the LANDBANK branch
  • If payment was made via LANDBANK ePayment / Electronic Payment System:
    • PUP Online Payment transaction voucher (downloadable after successful online application and payment using LBP ePayment / Electronic Payment System)
    • Online Confirmation Receipt from LBP ePayment / Electronic Payment System
  • Original (or certified true copy, if lost) of senior high school card (F138) with school dry seal
  • Notarized certification of non-enrollment for senior high school graduates who have not enrolled in any technical/diploma/degree program immediately after senior high school graduation
  • Certificate of Completion for Senior High School
  • Original PSA Birth Certificate
  • Certification of Good Moral issued by the senior high school principal or guidance counselor with school dry seal
  • Duly authenticated copy of the PEPT/ALS A&E Test Certificate of Rating, certified by the DepEd-NETRC-BALS
  • School ID (for currently enrolled students) or any valid ID with picture (for previous senior high school graduates)

Other Links

After applying online, you can:

PDF FormatYou may need a PDF Reader to open and view your payment voucher / ePermit.
Download and install a PDF reader: Adobe Reader or PDFLite

PUP iApply performs better on Google Chrome 20 (or higher), Internet Explorer 8 (or higher), or Mozilla Firefox 20 (or higher)

A FRIENDLY REMINDER: Before applying online, make sure that you already have your 2 x 2 inch colored photo with name tag saved as JPEG (.jpg or .jpeg and filesize is not more than 300 kilobytes) in your computer or USB device.

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