PTE Exam Schedule, Examination Center, and Fee
PTE, recognized and accepted by governments worldwide, including New Zealand, Australia, and the UK, as well as by over 3,000 universities and colleges, presents an exceptional opportunity for Filipino students to showcase their English language proficiency and pursue education abroad. With widespread acceptance, PTE exam centers are conveniently located worldwide, ensuring accessibility for students. It is crucial to note that PTE exam fees vary depending on the chosen test center’s location, such as Manila, Cebu, or Hong Kong.
For Filipino students aspiring to study abroad, the Philippines serves as a highly desirable location for PTE testing. With test centers available in Manila and Cebu, as well as the flexibility of the PTE home-based test through PTE Academic online, taking the PTE test has become even more convenient. The application process is streamlined: visit the official PTE website, create an account, complete the form, and finalize your application by submitting the PTE exam fee. In the Philippines, the PTE exam fee for both PTE Academic and PTE Academic Online is ₱12,154.67.
Mark your calendars for the next PTE exam scheduled on September 20, 2023, in Manila. Prepare to seize this opportunity and demonstrate your English language proficiency for your academic endeavors abroad.
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National Medical Admission Test (NMAT): Key Dates and Guidelines
As aspiring medical professionals gear up for their journey into the world of medicine, the National Medical Admission Test (NMAT) stands as a crucial milestone on their path to success. Scheduled on October 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, and 22, 2023, the NMAT serves as a gateway to medical degree programs in the Philippines. The registration period is currently underway and will continue until August 25, 2023. As the respected Center for Educational Measurement, Inc (CEM) administers the NMAT, let’s delve into the essential details every aspiring medical student needs to know.
Gateway to Excellence: NMAT and Your Medical Journey
Since 1985, the Center for Educational Measurement, Inc (CEM) has been entrusted with developing and administering the NMAT by the Board of Medical Education (BME), under DECS Order No. 52 series 1985. The NMAT assesses the capabilities and aptitude of potential medical students, ensuring they are well-equipped for the rigorous demands of medical school.
Who Should Take the NMAT?
- College graduates
- Graduating college students at the end of the current school year
- Students in their second year of programs like UP College of Medicine’s Integrated Liberal Arts and Medicine (INTARMED) or UST Faculty of Medicine and Surgery’s Bachelor of Science in Basic Human Studies (LEAPMed)
- Individuals who previously took the NMAT but didn’t meet the minimum cut-off score
- Those with valid NMAT eligibility who wish to improve their scores
For foreign applicants, compliance with CHED Executive Order 285 series of 2000 Consolidated Implementing Guidelines on the Entry and Stay of Foreign Students in the Philippines and CHED Memorandum Order No. 18 series of 2016 is essential.
Validity Period and Minimum Cut-off Score
According to CHED Memorandum Order No. 18 series of 2016, the NMAT must be taken within two (2) years from admission to medical school, with a percentile score meeting or exceeding the prescribed limit by the school or the Commission, whichever is higher.
How to Register for the NMAT?
- Create an account
- Verify your email address
- Register and select your preferred payment channel on the online portal
- Check your email for payment instructions and view your NMAT Registration Form
- Pay the applicable fees
- Await payment confirmation receipt via email
Ensure you have a valid email account, an unretouched digital photo, Transcript of Records for graduate applicants or Certificate to Graduate for graduating applicants, valid ID or passport for foreign applicants, and a Philippine mailing address.
Internet Browser Compatibility
The NMAT website functions optimally on Google Chrome.
As the NMAT draws near, meticulous preparation is paramount. The NMAT isn’t just an exam; it’s a step towards fulfilling your dreams of becoming a medical professional. So, mark your calendars, gather your documents, and embrace this opportunity to showcase your potential. As you prepare, remember that Asiawise stands as a beacon of support, fostering excellence and empowering students through our academic tutorial services. We wish all aspiring medical students the best of luck on their NMAT journey!
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PSHS National Competitive Examination (NCE)
For SY 2024 – 2025 Grade 7
A current Grade 6 (SY 2023-2024) elementary pupil from a duly recognized school by the Department of Education who meets the following criteria is eligible to apply for the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) National Competitive Examination.
Application Deadline: October 13, 2023
Test Date: November 18, 2023
- has a final grade of 85% or better in Science and Mathematics, evidenced by the student’s report card; (If the student’s grades in Science or Math are below 85%, then, he/she must provide evidence that he/she belongs to the upper 10% of the batch.)
- a Filipino citizen with no pending or approved application as immigrant to any foreign country;
- not be more than 15 years old by June 30, 2024;
- have at least a satisfactory rating (or its equivalent) in his/her Character Rating in his/her report card (SY 2022 – 2023);
- has not previously applied for admission in PSHS; and
- preferably, be in good health and fit to undergo a rigorous academic program
Interested student applicants to the Philippine Science High School may apply directly to the nearest PSHS campus, DOST Regional Offices, and Provincial Science and Technology Offices or apply via online platform through https://nce.pshs.edu.ph/
The Examination Permit will be issued to the applicants upon completion of all documents by the PSHS campus where the application was processed. For applications filed in the DOST offices, the exam permits will be mailed to the applicant, or to the School Principals for distribution to student applicants from their schools. To those who applied via online platform, the exam permits will be auto-generated at the end of the application.
In case the exam permits are not received two (2) weeks before the examination day, the applicants should check with the nearest PSHS campus, DOST Regional Office, DOST Provincial Science and Technology Office, or the PSHS System Admissions Office.
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