PUP College Entrance Test (PUPCET)

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The Polytechnic University of the Philippines is accepting application for its College Entrance Test (PUPCET) for the First Semester, Academic Year 2016-2017.

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 (Institute of Technology, Diploma programs - 3 years) May 2 to 11, 2016 May 2, 2016 PUP ITECH Cashier (Pureza, Sta. Mesa) May 11, 2016 May 12, 2016 May 13, 2016 (Friday)
Sta. Mesa, Manila (Batch 1) September 21 to November 23, 2015 September 28, 2015 LANDBANK Branch or LANDBANK ePayment November 23, 2015 3:00 PM December 2, 2015 December 5, 2015 (Saturday)
Sta. Mesa, Manila (Batch 2) December 7, 2015 to January 29, 2016

Academic Programs available for Academic Year 2016-2017:
  • B. Applied Statistics
  • B. Physical Education
  • B. Political Science
  • B. Secondary Education
  • AB Broadcast Communication
  • AB English
  • BS Accountancy
  • BS Architecture
  • BS Electronics Engineering
  • BS Entrepreneurship
  • BS Information Technology
  • BS Psychology
  • BS Tourism Management
December 14, 2015 LANDBANK Branch or LANDBANK ePayment January 29, 2016 3:00 PM February 5, 2016 February 13, 2016 (Saturday)
Parañaque City (for Parañaque residents only) December 10 to March 31, 2016 March 1, 2016 LANDBANK Branch or LANDBANK ePayment or PUP Parañaque Cashier April 12, 2016 3:00 PM April 14, 2016 April 16, 2016 (Saturday)
Quezon City January 11 to March 31, 2016 January 18, 2016 LANDBANK Branch or LANDBANK ePayment March 31, 2016 3:00 PM April 16, 2016 April 17, 2016 (Sunday)
Taguig City January 18 to March 5, 2016 January 25, 2016 LANDBANK Branch or LANDBANK ePayment March 4, 2016 3:00 PM March 10, 2016 March 12, 2016 (Saturday)

Venue: PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila
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 February 10 to April 1, 2016 February 15, 2016 LANDBANK Branch or LANDBANK ePayment

PUP Bataan Cashier: March 29 to April 5, 2016 only
LANDBANK: March 28, 2016 3:00 PM

Cashier: April 5, 2016
April 9, 2016 April 10, 2016 (Sunday)
Pulilan, Bulacan April 1 to May 3, 2016 April 4, 2016 LANDBANK Branch or LANDBANK ePayment May 4, 2016 May 5, 2016 May 7, 2016 (Saturday)
Sta. Maria, Bulacan

For residents of Sta. Maria, Bulacan only
March 29 to April 8, 2016

BS Education major in English
BS Education major in Mathematics
BS Entrepreneurship
March 29, 2016 PUP Sta. Maria, Bulacan Cashier April 8, 2016 April 8, 2016 April 9, 2016 (Saturday)
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
Sto. Tomas, Batangas January 18 to March 31, 2016 February 15, 2016 LANDBANK Branch or LANDBANK ePayment or PUP Sto. Tomas Cashier April 12, 2016 3:00 PM April 15, 2016 April 16, 2016 (Saturday)
Calauan, Laguna March 1 to May 9, 2016 March 5, 2016 LANDBANK Branch or LANDBANK ePayment or PUP Calauan Cashier May 9, 2016 3:00 PM May 14, 2016 May 15, 2016 (Sunday)
Lopez, Quezon March 7 to April 15, 2016 March 14, 2016 PUP Lopez Cashier April 18, 2016 April 22, 2016 April 23, 2016 (Saturday)
Mulanay, Quezon March 14 to April 8, 2016 March 21, 2016 LANDBANK Branch or LANDBANK ePayment or PUP Mulanay Cashier April 8, 2016 April 8, 2016 April 10, 2016 (Sunday)
Ragay, Camarines Sur April 25 to May 4, 2016 April 25, 2016 PUP Ragay Cashier May 4, 2016 May 4, 2016 May 6, 2016 (Friday)
Unisan, Quezon April 25 to May 4, 2016 April 25, 2016 PUP Unisan Cashier May 4, 2016 May 4, 2016 May 5, 2016 (Thursday)

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

Qualified to apply are:

  • High School students who graduated in 2015 and earlier with a general weighted average of 82 and above but did not enroll in college or technical/vocational school
  • Graduating senior high school student of the K-12 pilot schools or graduate from K-12 pilot schools with general weighted average of 82 and above
  • High School graduate with a general weighted average of 82 and above who had previously taken the PUPCET and passed but did not enroll in PUP nor enrolled in any college/school/university, or
  • High School graduate with a general weighted average of 82 and above who took and did not pass the previous PUPCET and did not enroll in any college/school/university shall be allowed to apply again for PUPCET.

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. Double 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

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 2016 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 Government Payment System:
    • PUP Online Payment transaction voucher (downloadable after successful online application and payment using LBP ePayment / Electronic Government Payment System)
    • Online Confirmation Receipt from LBP ePayment / Electronic Government Payment System
  • Original or certified true copy, if lost, of F138 with school dry seal (for high school graduates who have not enrolled in any technical/diploma/degree program immediately after high school graduation)
  • 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 HS 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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