The University of the Philippines will bring back the UP College Admission Test for incoming freshmen for academic year 2024-2025, the first since the pandemic struck, it said Thursday.
It will be the first UPCAT after a three-years suspension due to COVID. In lieu of a written exam, UP screened applicants based on their high school performance through a virtual application process.
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It will start accepting applications as early as March 2023 in anticipation of large increase in applications.
What you need to know about UPCAT:
Who can apply?
Current Grade 11 students who are expected to graduate from senior high school at the end of 2023-2024 may apply. If they get admitted, they will attend classes in the first semester of AY 2024-2025.
When is the exam?
It will be held face-to-face on June 3 and 4, 2023 in almost a hundred testing centers nationwide.