|DOTC-PCG Admission Test Slated on Saturday|
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will conduct a simultaneous entrance test for enlistment in six (6) Coast Guard Districts on Saturday, March 10, 2012, PCG Commandant Vice Admiral Edmund Tan said.
“With the PCG’s current recruitment budget for calendar year 2012, the agency is slated to enlist at least 400 personnel to augment its present personnel strength,” Admiral Tan said.
He added that the development will enable the agency to fill some void in its personnel requirements which will further enhance the PCG’s performance of its mandated and expanded task.
To accommodate and give equal employment opportunities to all interested applicants throughout the country, six Coast Guard Districts were set to serve as testing centers for applicants namely: Coast Guard District Northwestern Luzon (CGDNWLZ) in La Union, Coast Guard District Bicol (CGDBCL) in Legazpi, Coast Guard District Central Visayas (CGDCV) in Cebu, Coast Guard District Western Visayas (CGDWV) in Iloilo, Coast Guard District Southeastern Mindanao (CGDSEM) in Davao City and Coast Guard District Northern Mindanao (CGDNM) in Cagayan de Oro.
To qualify for this entrance test, applicants must be Natural Born Citizen, Single, has Good Moral Character, at least 5’4” in height for Male and 5’2’’ for Female, 18-24 years old,has obtained at least 72 Units in College and with skills relevant to PCG Functions, and for TESDA certified course with two-year vocational courses.
The initial documentary requirements were NSO certified birth certificate, Transcript of records, Diploma and two (2) 2x2 pictures.
All interested applicants are advised to coordinate with PCG HRD office at (02) 527-8481 local 6112 or 6113 or to the nearest designated testing centers
Applicants who will pass the entrance examination will be called to undergo the Physical, Medical and Psychological exam prior admission to undergo training and have the opportunity to serve the country through the Coast Guard service.