College Entrance Test (PUPCET)

Online application for the PUP College Entrance Test #PUPCET2020 for the First Semester, Academic Year 2020-2021.

IMPORTANT: Before you register online, please make sure that you have the following files on your device or USB drive (each file size must not be more than 300 kilobytes KB):

  1. Applicant's photo (JPEG file, read photo guidelines)
  2. Grades in English, Math, Science and General Weighted Average (GWA) in Grades 10 and 11
  3. Scanned Grade 10 Report Card (JPEG file)
  4. Scanned Grade 11 Report Card (JPEG file)
  5. Report Cards must clearly show grades in English, Math, Science and GWA


On the day of the Test: All examinees are not allowed to bring cellphone, calculator, ipad and other related gadgets to the test venue. They must only bring with them the following:

  1. Test Permit printed in color.
  2. Two (2) pcs. lead pencil with eraser/sharpener
  3. High School ID currently issued by your school official


Schedules

Metro Manila    
  Online Application Claiming of Test Permit Test Schedule
Sta. Mesa, Manila (Batch 1) September 11 to October 12, 2019 September 18 to October 18, 2019 October 19, 2019 (Saturday)
Sta. Mesa, Manila (Batch 2) October 19 to November 30, 2019 October 21 to December 7, 2019 December 14, 2019 (Saturday)
Sta. Mesa, Manila (Batch 3) November 15, 2019 to January 18, 2020 November 18, 2019 to January 22, 2020 January 25, 2020 (Saturday)
Quezon City October 15, 2019 to January 27, 2020 October 22, 2019 to January 27, 2020 February 2, 2020
Parañaque City No schedule yet    
San Juan City (Batch 1) October 3 to November 15, 2019 October 8 to November 19, 2019 November 24, 2019 (Sunday)
San Juan City (Batch 2) November 27, 2019  to February 20, 2020 December 2, 2019 to February 24, 2020 March 1, 2020 (Sunday)
Taguig City November 25, 2019 to March 15, 2020 December 2, 2019 to March 18, 2020 March 22, 2020 (Sunday)
Central Luzon    
  Online Application Claiming of Test Permit Test Schedule
Cabiao, Nueva Ecija October 21, 2019 to February 20, 2020 October 28, 2019 to February 21, 2020 February 22, 2020 (Saturday)
Mariveles, Bataan October 21, 2019 to March 28, 2020 October 28, 2019 to March 27, 2020 March 28, 2020  (Saturday)
Pulilan, Bulacan November 18, 2019 to February 6, 2020 November 25, 2019 to February 6, 2020 February 8, 2020 (Saturday)
Sta. Maria, Bulacan (for Sta. Maria, Bulacan residents only) November 11, 2019 to February 29, 2020 November 15, 2019 to March 7, 2020 March 14, 2020 (Saturday)
Southern Luzon    
  Online Application Claiming of Test Permit Test Schedule
Alfonso, Cavite No schedule yet    
Bansud, Oriental Mindoro No schedule yet    
Biñan, Laguna No schedule yet    
Calauan, Laguna November 1, 2019 to January 24, 2020 November 6, 2019 to January 24, 2020 January 26, 2020 (Sunday)
Gen. Luna, Quezon December 9, 2019 to March 13, 2020 December 16, 2019 to March 13, 2020 March 14, 2020 (Saturday)
Lopez, Quezon December 2, 2019 to February 3, 2020 December 7, 2019 to February 6, 2020 February 9, 2020 (Sunday)
Maragondon, Cavite November 4, 2019 to March 9, 2020 November 11, 2019 to March 14, 2020 March 15, 2020 (Sunday)
Mulanay, Quezon December 9, 2019 to March 13, 2020 December 16, 2019 to March 13, 2020 March 15, 2020 (Sunday)
Ragay, Camarines Sur No schedule yet    
Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro No schedule yet    
San Pedro, Laguna No schedule yet    
Sta. Rosa, Laguna December 10, 2019 to March 20, 2020 December 16, 2019 to March 23, 2020 March 28, 2020 (Saturday)
Sto. Tomas, Batangas November 4, 2019 to January 10, 2020 November 11, 2019 to January 17, 2020 January 18, 2020 (Saturday)
Unisan, Quezon No schedule yet    

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

Qualified to apply are:

  1. A Grade 12 student expected to graduate at the end of AY 2019-2020; and those who graduated from K-12 pilot schools and have not enrolled in any technical/diploma/degree programs after graduation with a GWA of not lower than 82%
  2. Passer of PEPT/ALS  or NFEA & E Program following DepEd regulations and therefore certified eligible for admission to college/tertiary level

Where to apply?

  • All PUPCET applicants must apply online using PUP iApply (read step-by-step procedure)
  • An applicant is allowed to apply and take the PUPCET in only one (1) PUP Branch/Campus, and only once this academic year
  • Multiple application will make the applicant’s PUPCET result null and void
  • PUPCET application is non-transferrable

When to Claim ePermit?

Please allow five (5) working days after online application before claiming your ePermit.

Requirements for Admission

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

  • PUPCET 2020 ePermit (downloadable from the PUP Website)
  • Grade 10 and 11 Certified True Copy of Grades/Original Senior High School Card (F138) with school dry seal
  • Notarized certification of non-enrolment for senior high school graduates who have not enrolled in any technical/diploma/degree program immediately after graduation
  • Certificate of Completion for Senior High School
  • Original PSA Birth Certificate
  • Certification of Good Moral issued by the SHS 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 SHS graduates)

More Information

  • For PUPCET applicants: After a successful online application, allow five (5) working days before you claim your electronic Test Permit (ePermit)
  • PUP iApply performs better on Google Chrome 20 (or higher), Mozilla Firefox 20 (or higher), or Microsoft Edge
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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