Roxas City – The Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) is now accepting applicants for the Cadet Admission Test.
PNPA Director Danilo Abarzosa disclosed that they are now on the process of accepting the cadet applicants for a four-year Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Cadetship Program.
Abarzosa said that the deadline for submission of interested applicants is set on September 28,2008 while the examination will be held in the different PNPA testing centers nationwide on October 28 at 7 o’clock in the morning.
He added that the successful cadet applicants will compose the PNPA Class 2012 as full government scholars who will be entitled to receive a monthly training pay and allowances.
According to him, the PNPA graduates are appointed the initial rank of inspectors (1st Lieutenant in the military).
Abarzosa added that said graduates are also assured of regular commissionship in the Philippine National Police (PNP), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP).
He announced that applicants for the Cadetship Program must be natural born Filipino citizens, male or female, single with no legal obligation to support a child or children, at least 4th year high school and about to graduate prior to admission, 17 to 21 years old (born between March 15, 1985 to March 14, 1990).
The applicant must also be at least 5’4″ tall for males and 5’2″ for females, physically and mentally fit, of good moral character and without criminal, administrative, civil and other derogatory record, he said.
Interested applicants, he said, may submit application forms with stamped window envelope addressed to The Registrar, PNPA, Camp CastaÃ±eda, Silang, Cavite, not later than September 28, 2008.
Abarzosa said that application forms are available for free at the PNP, BFP, BJMP, regional, provincial and municipal units, Police Regional Training Schools, PNPA Alumni Association Inc., local government units and selected secondary schools, colleges and universities or downloadable from the PNP website at www.pnpa.edu.ph.