14,540 take the 2012 PMA entrance exam

The Philippine Military Academy Entrance Examination was successfully conducted in 37 test centers nationwide on August 26, 2012, according to a report on the academy’s website.

The report said 14,540 out of 14,917 or 97.47 percent completed the PMA Qualification Test, the first phase of the entire process.

After the written examination, the PMA said successful applicants will be notified and advised to report for the Complete Physical Examination at the AFP Medical Center in Quezon City.

Once qualified applicants become PMA cadets, they enjoy full college education and receive pay and allowances in the entire duration of their training at the academy, according to the report.

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PMA graduates are assured of immediate appointment to the different branches of service in the Armed Forces of the Philippine as Second Lieutenants and Ensigns, the report stated.