According to a press statement from the UP-Min’s Information Office, the five-hour examination covers Language Proficiency, Reading Comprehension, Math and Science. The morning session starts at 6:30 a.m. while the afternoon session starts at 12:30. Applicants are required to be at the testing center at least 30 minutes before the exam.
The press statement said graduating high school students are “advised to directly mail” to the Office of Admissions, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City the following requirements:
– correctly and completely accomplished UPCAT Forms 1 and 2;
– four 2" x 2" identical recent photographs taken within the last 6 months;
– non-refundable application fee of P450 and
– self-addressed stamped envelope
Exempted from paying the application fee are “UPCAT applicants whose parents have an annual gross income of Pl00,000 and/or are one of the top ten prospective graduates of public high schools as of the end of SY 2005-2006.”
For more information, call Prof. Karen Joyce G. Cayamanda, University Registrar of UP in Mindanao at 082- 2930201. (MindaNews)