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PNPA Online Application 2022: Qualifications, Requirements, Coverage

The Philippine National Police Academy or the PNPA Online Application 2022 will soon be opened for aspiring public safety officers of the country.

PNPA Online Application 2022
The PNPA is the breeding ground for law enforcement officers who would like to serve in the following law enforcement agencies:

  • Philippine National Police (PNP)
  • Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)
  • Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP)

PNPA Online Application 2022

Every year, the PNPA accepts scholars through the cadetship program, wherein qualified applicants will be given the opportunity to pursue a four-year Bachelor of Science in Public Safety (BSPS) degree program. The PNPA Cadet Admission Test (PNPACAT) is the first step you will ever take if you are interested in being a part of the long maroon line.

PNPA Cadetship Program Application Process

To be a part of the Cadet Corps Philippine National Police Academy, applicants must undergo a rigorous screening process.

  • Step 1: PNPA Online Application
  • Step 2: PNPA Cadet Admission Test
  • Step 3: Psychological and Psychiatric Examination and Physical, Medical, and Dental Examination
  • Step 4: Panel interview conducted by the Cadet Admission Test, and PNPA Personnel
  • Step 5: Releasing of the final list of scholars for the incoming Cadet Year who will be taking Bachelor of Science in Public Safety.

Benefits of being a PNPA Cadet

  • Assured employment after graduation being appointed with the rank of Police Lieutenant in the Philippine National Police (PNP)
  • Full scholarship grants for four years of training and education;
  • With base pay and allowances of not less than Php 38,366.00 monthly;
  • Conferment of the degree of Bachelor of Science in Public Safety;
  • PNPA Online Application 2022 Qualifications

    1. Must be a Filipino Citizen;
    2. Must be 18 to 22 years old BEFORE June 1, 2024;
    3. Must be at least a Senior High School Graduate before admission (graduating students may try applying again on the next CY after completion of this requirement);
    4. Must have a NORMAL Body Mass Index (BMI);
    5. Male or female, Single with NO parental obligation;


    6. Must be (minimum barefoot) 5’2” (158.4 cm) for males and 5’0 (152.4 cm) for females;
    7. Physically and mentally fit to undergo rigorous training;
    8. With good moral character (no criminal, administrative and civil derogatory record);
    9. No pending complaint and/or case before any tribunal or whatever nature;
    10. Not a former cadet of PNPA or other similar institutions; and
    11. Never been dismissed for cause from any private or government position.

    NOTE: The requirements mentioned above cannot be waived or adjusted for conformity. Do not apply if you are not qualified.

    Coverage of PNPACAT

    According to PNPA, applicants may refer to their High School notes on general education subjects. The coverage of the PNPACAT includes the following:

    • Math
      • Algebra
      • Worded Problems
      • Fractions
      • Percentage
      • Basic Trigonometry (non algorithms, non requirement for Calculator)
      • Geometry
    • Science
      • General Sciences
      • Physics
      • Chemistry
      • Biology
    • Logical Reasoning
      • Abstract
        • ‘Type 1’ questions (Set A / B / Neither; most common type of question in university and college admission test) Abstract Reasoning. …
        • ‘Type 2’ questions (Complete the Series) …
        • Type 3′ questions (Complete the Statement) …
        • ‘Type 4’ questions (Set A or B )
    • English
      • Basic Parts of Speech
      • Antonym
      • Synonym
      • Reading Comprehension
      • Tenses
      • Fill in the blanks
    • Current Events, General Information, and History
    • Values and Service Ethics

    PNPA Online Application 2022 Requirements

    Important note: Ensure that you have the abovementioned files BEFORE registering to have a more streamlined application process. Unfinished applications in the PNPA Online Application system will be deleted by every 12 midnight.


    PNPACAT Application Period

    The PNPA Online Application 2022 will run until September 30, 2022. No walk-in applicants will be allowed.

    Step-by-Step PNPA Online Application

    Below is the step-by-step procedure for the online application of the PNPACAT:

      • Head to You shall see this page. Click the red button for new applicants, and the grey one for all applicants who already have an account.

    pnpa online application 2022

        • If you clicked the red button, you will be redirected to the REGISTRATION page. This is for new applicants. Just follow the instructions given on the top of each section and proceed.
        • The proceeding sections will require you to enter your personal information, address, gender, birthdate and account information which you will then use to access your account.
        • An image will appear to show a successful registration. Take note of the generated application number. This will be used to identify your account. You will then be required to choose between logging in immediately or at a later point.
        • An image may also appear if there is an error during registration. It will show when multiple applications of the same information are being registered.
      1. LOGGING IN
        • If you clicked the grey button from below, you will be redirected to the Login page.
        • You will then be required to enter your registered email address and the corresponding password that you used during the registration process.


          • You will then be redirected to a page that consists of sections. At this point you will be required to enter your scholastic information, medical information, indigenous profile, among other requirements.
          • Fill out the required information.
          • Choose your preferred testing center, and upload the scanned copies of your PSA Birth Certificate, Passport-Sized Picture, and Accomplished BMI Form.
          • At this stage, click FINALIZE to submit your information as TRUE AND CORRECT. This will also lock your account to prevent future access. If you wish to recheck your inputs, please click “PREVIOUS”.
            • If you clicked FINALIZE, you will be redirected. Please take note of the corresponding security code. For this year, the PNPA is currently developing a portal where you can check the status of your application. You will be needing this security code as your own personal identifier. Please do not share this code with anyone.
            • At this stage, your application is done, and the PNPA shall notify you in the future via your recorded contact information.
            • An image will show the error that will pop when you then try to sign in to your account after being set as FINAL.


      4. LOGGING OUT
              • In case you are uncertain of any information that is required of you, you may opt to sign out first and come back later to continue your application process. Click the “Sign Out” button on the top right of the page. You will then be asked to confirm your action. Please click “Logout” to continue and “cancel” otherwise.

    APPLICATION USING MOBILE DEVICES. If you have no computer or laptop at your disposal, you can always use your smartphone to apply online. Same process applies, and no special phone permissions will be needed.

    When is the Actual PNPACAT?

    According to PNPA, the PNPACAT is tentatively scheduled on October 29 to 30, 2022 (subject to the approval of the CPNP). This article will be updated once the final dates are announced by the PNPA. The PNPACAT will be held in 34 testing centers nationwide.

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    SOURCE: PNPA Official Facebook Page

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