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PMA Cadetship Program 2023: Join the PMA Class of 2028 and Begin Your Journey to Leadership Excellence!

Labor Day holds a special significance for the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) this year, as it proudly unveils the highly anticipated PMA Cadet Online Application System for the upcoming PMA Entrance Examination 2023. This extraordinary opportunity is open to all aspiring cadets who dream of joining the esteemed PMA Class of 2028.

From May 1, 2023, until August 1, 2023, the PMA Cadet Online Application System will be accessible, beckoning the youth to embark on a remarkable journey toward serving our beloved nation as leaders of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

In this blog post, we aim to equip you with comprehensive information about the application process, ensuring that you are well-prepared to #StartYourPMAJourney.

The Philippine Military Academy has long held its place as a beacon of excellence, molding individuals into extraordinary leaders while instilling in them the timeless values of integrity, service, and excellence.

By joining the PMA, you will become part of an esteemed community dedicated to safeguarding our nation and its people. It is not merely a career choice; it is a lifelong commitment to honor, duty, and sacrifice.

A gentle reminder: Before proceeding with your application, we urge all interested applicants to carefully review and understand the qualifications and requirements outlined. To access detailed information about the admission process, kindly visit the official PMA website at

To kickstart your PMA journey, simply scan the provided QR code or click on the link attached below.


Qualifications for Admission

Before you begin your journey toward becoming a part of the esteemed Philippine Military Academy (PMA), it’s essential to understand the qualifications necessary for admission. The PMA seeks individuals who embody exceptional physical, mental, and emotional attributes. Here are the eligibility requirements you need to meet:

  1. Nationality: You must be a natural-born Filipino citizen, proud to serve your country.
  2. Age: Applicants should be at least 17 years old but not more than 22 years old on June 1st of the admission year.
  3. Education: A minimum requirement is to have completed Senior High School (Grade 12).
  4. Academic Achievement: A GPA/GWA of 85% or its equivalent is required, demonstrating your dedication to academic excellence.
  5. Height: Your barefoot height should be not less than 5’0″ (152.4cm) but not more than 6’4″ (193.04cm) for both males and females.
  6. Marital Status: Applicants must be single and have never been married or borne/sired a child.
  7. Character: Good moral character is essential, reflecting your integrity and values.
  8. Legal Standing: You must have no administrative or criminal cases against you.
  9. Entrance Examination: Successfully passing the PMA Entrance Examination is a must.
  10. Physical and Mental Fitness: You should be physically and mentally fit to undergo military training.
  11. Medical Evaluation: Passing the Complete Physical-Medical Examination conducted by the AFP Medical Board Nr 1 is necessary.
  12. Physical Fitness Test and Aptitude Interview: You need to pass the Physical Fitness Test and demonstrate your aptitude for military service.

For more detailed information about the qualifications and potential physical and medical disqualifications, we encourage you to visit the official PMA website at

Requirements for Online Application

To kickstart your application process, make sure you have the following:

  1. Device and Internet Access: A computer, smartphone, or mobile device with internet connectivity.
  2. Valid Email Account: Ensure you have a working email account for communication purposes.
  3. Scanned Documents: Prepare scanned copies of your PSA birth certificate and Form 137/138 or Transcript of Record. These documents should be in Portable Document Format (PDF) or image JPEG format.
    • Important: Save ALL PAGES of the required documents in ONE (1) file format.

Please note that the PMA Online Cadet Application System will require you to upload scanned copies of your PSA birth certificate and Form 137/138.

Now that you have a comprehensive understanding of the qualifications and requirements, you are well-prepared to begin your online application journey. The PMA eagerly awaits your application as you take the first step toward an extraordinary future.

If you have confirmed that you meet the eligibility requirements, you are ready to begin the online application process for the PMA Entrance Exam. Follow these straightforward steps to guide you through the application:

Step 1: Access the online application link: or scan the QR Code to access Cadet Application System Landing Page.

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Step 2: Click “Not registered yet? Sign-up instead”

Note: ALL NEW and RE-APPLICANTS shall register new accounts. Old accounts are no longer valid for this recruitment and selection cycle.

Step 3: Fill out and accomplish the Sign-up Section.

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Step 4: Recheck your information and Click “Sign-up” button.

Note: DO NOT FORGET your EMAIL and PASSWORD. Use it to Sign-in to your PMA Online Cadet Application System account.

Step 5: If the verification code is valid, you will automatically be Signed-in/Logged-in to your PMA Online Cadet Application System account. Click “Personal Information” Tab.

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Step 6: Accomplish and fill out the data fields with your CORRECT personal information.

  • Data fields with “*” are required to be filled.
  • Incorrect information may invalidate your application.
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Note: Your preferred Exam Site/Center can be changed anytime before closing of the Online Application on August 1, 2023. Further, Exam Sites/Centers are not yet final. Monitor PMA Facebook Page for Exam Center updates.

Step 7: Once all required data fields and other fields are accomplished, Click “Save Information” button at the bottom of the page.

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Note: Data fields with “*” are required to be filled.

Step 8: After saving the Personal Information Tab, sub Tabs will appear below the Personal Information Tab. Click the “Educational Background” Tab.

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Step 9: Click the “Add Educational Background” Button.

Step 10: Fill- up all fields for “Educational Background

  • Data fields with “*” are required to be filled.
  • Incorrect information may invalidate your application.
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Step 11: Once all required data fields and other fields are accomplished, click the “SAVE” button.

  • Make sure all entries are CORRECT.
  • ALL APPLICANTS NEED to ADD AT LEAST their HIGH SCHOOL credentials. College-level students may add their credentials as applicable.

Step 12: Click the “Requirements” Tab. Upload your scanned documents (Form 137/138, Transcript of records as applicable, and PSA birth certificate) as attachment (Click “Choose File” button). After upload, Click “Save” button.

Note: Upload one (1) file for each requirement. All scanned pages must be in one (1) file.

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Step 13: Click the “Survey” Tab and answer the question by selecting from the options in the list. After selecting an answer, click “Save Changes” button.

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After clicking “Save Changes”, you will be directed to the Notifications Page to display your Application Progress.

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Follow these steps diligently to ensure accuracy and completeness of your information and document uploads. The PMA eagerly awaits your application, and this comprehensive guide will support you in your journey toward joining the esteemed academy.

For Inquiries

If you have any inquiries or need further information, feel free to reach out to the following contacts:

Office of the Cadet Recruitment and Admission (OCRA)

  • PLDT Number: (074) 442-5520
  • Cellphone Numbers: (0919) 068-0877 (SMART), (0919) 068-0878 (SMART), (0906) 546-6989 (GLOBE)

You can also connect with the PMA through their official social media accounts:

  • Facebook: Philippine Military Academy “Face-Bok”
  • Instagram: pma_ccafp
  • Twitter: @pma_ccafp

For email inquiries, you may send a message to Don’t forget to visit the official PMA website at for more detailed information.

Stay updated by regularly checking the Philippine Military Academy Facebook page for Examination Updates.

Source: Philippine Go


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