Grade 12 students who wish to study in the University of the Philippines (UP) in 2020 are now advised to apply for the UP College Admission Test 2020 (UPCAT 2020). Tuition is free in UP and admission requires qualification through the UPCAT.
The deadlines for application for UPCAT 2020 are on 2 August 2019 for Regional Public High Schools; 9 August 2019 for Private High Schools; 16 August 2019 for Metro Manila Public High Schools; 23 August 2019 for Metro Manila Private High Schools. Applications received after 23 August will be processed only if test permits are still available.
The minimum requirements for UPCAT 2020 are the following:
•Senior high school student expecting to graduate before SY 2020-2021 from a DepEd-accredited high school or an accredited secondary school abroad; OR
•Graduate of a DepEd- accredited high school or accredited secondary school abroad; AND
•Must have final grades for three (3) high school years preceding the year of graduation;
•Must not have taken any college subject/s prior to taking the UPCAT; AND
•Must not have taken the UPCAT before.
All applicants must apply online through https://upcatonline.up.edu.ph.
UPCAT applicants must prepare four (4) recent and identical 2X2 photographs; fully-accomplished UPCAT Form 1-Personal Data Sheet; and UPCAT Form 2-High School Record to be filled-up by the school administrator.
Application forms should be mailed directly to:
Office of Admissions
University of the Philippines
Kalaw cor. Quirino Ave., UP Diliman,
Quezon City 1101 Philippines
UPCAT 2020 will be administered nationwide on 5 and 6 October 2019.