23,000 to take PNPACAT on October 28, 2012
Camp General Mariano N Castañeda, Silang, Cavite, PCSUPT/ATTY CLARENCE V GUINTO, Director, PNPA announce the upcoming Philippine National Police Academy Cadet Admission Test (PNPACAT) this coming Sunday, October 28, 2012.

To date, around twenty three thousand (23,000) qualified applicants are expected to troop to twenty-nine (29) designated test center nationwide to take the high competitive examination. Successful passer shall undergo the succeeding phase of the selection process for the PNPA cadetship program, which include among other the medical/dental examination and neuro-psychiatric test. of the thousand of applicants, less that 500 shall be take in to enjoy a full scholarship for four years leading to Bachelor of Science in Public Safety.

The PNPACAT is one of the most anticipated examinations offered by the government to attract the best and brightest high school graduates who desire a career for police, fire or jail officers. PNPA cadets are groomed as future public safety officer/leader and are conferred the rank of inspector upon graduation.

PCSUPT Guinto reiterated his instruction and guidance to concerned PNPA staff members and cadets who will serve as Chief Examiners and Proctors to ensure the utmost security and integrity of the of the examination process.

Media personnel will be invited to cover on air the opening of the examination papers, in the presence of a priest, two witnesses, one examinee, Chief of Office/Regional Training Director on the day of examination. They are to assist vigilantly and watch closely in the distribution of packets of examination papers to designated room assignment.

These measures ensure the credibility of test materials that would help screen the future public safety officers of the land.