Recruitment Management

           Under the Civil Service Commission, each department and agency shall evolve its own screening process, which may include tests or fitness, in accordance with standards and guidelines set.
In order to insure the quality of personnel entering the police service and strengthen the foundation of the police professionalization, a standard procedure for recruitment and selection of PNP uniformed personnel is hereby established:
General Qualification for Appointment
No person shall be appointed as non-officer of the PNP unless he/she possesses the following minimum qualifications:

•A citizen of the Philippines;
•A person of good moral conduct;
•Must have passed the psychiatric/psychological, drug and physical tests to be admitted by the PNP or by any NAPOLCOM accredited government hospital for the purpose of determining physical and mental health;
•Must possess a formal baccalaureate degree from a recognized institution of learning;
•Must be eligible in accordance with the standards set by NAPOLCOM;
•Must not have been dishonorably discharged from military employment or dismissed for cause from any civilian position in the government;
•Must not have convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude;
•Must be at least one meter and sixty-two centimeters (1.62 m.) in height for male and one meter and fifty-seven centimeters (1.57 m.) for female;
•Must weigh not more or less than five kilograms (5 kgs.) from the standard weight corresponding to his or her height, age, and sex; and
•For a new applicant, must not be less than twenty-one (21) nor more than thirty (30) years of age: except for the last qualification, the above-enumerated qualifications shall be continuing in character and an absence of any one of them at any given time shall be a ground for separation or retirement from the service: Provided, That PNP members who are already in the service upon the effectivity of RA 8551 shall be given at least two (2) years to obtain the minimum education qualification and one (1) year to satisfy the weight requirement.

Eligibility Requirements:

•    PO1 Entrance Exam (NAPOLCOM)
•    RA 1080
•    PD 907
•    PD 997

     An individual can also be issued temporary appointment if he met all the above requirements except for the enumerated eligibility as long as he possess a Civil Service Sub-Professional Eligibility. However, temporary appointment must be renewed within one year, if not; his services will be automatically terminated.
Documentary Requirements:

o    Personal Data Sheet (CS form 212, Revised August 1998)
o    Colored Picture (2 Whole Body ad  2 Bust Picture)
o    Background Investigation Result
o    CSC Eligibility
o    Transcript of Records & Diploma
o    NBI Clearance
o    NP Clearance & Physical Evaluation Report
o    Certificate of Employment/Experience and Training

    All documents submitted must be authenticated by appropriate authorities. Waivers for age, height, weight and education is also allowed as provided for under RA 8551
Screening Procedure

a. Preliminary Interview – The applicant shall be interviewed personally by the Screening Committee. If the applicant qualifies, he/she shall be required to present or accomplish the following:

•    A personal History Statement;
•    Birth Certificate/Affidavit of two (2) witnesses;
•    Two (2) copies passport size picture;
•    Transcript of Scholastic Records and/or diploma;
•    Fingerprint card, properly accomplished; and
•   Clearance papers from hometown Police Station, PNP Provincial Command, Provincial Fiscal, and others that may be required.

b.   Physical Agility Test – The Screening Committee shall require the applicant to undergo a physical agility test designed to determine whether or not he possesses the required coordination, strength and speed of movement necessary for service, as follows:

    Physical Agility Test:

    Maximum Total    -    100 pts
    Passing:    Men    -    70 pts

     Women    -    50 pts

1.    7 Pull ups (3 pts each)       -       21 pts
2.    25 Push ups (1 pt each)    -       25 pts
3.    36 sit-ups (1/2 pt each)    -       18 pts
4.    100 meter run                 -       18 pts

 100 Meter Runs

Men    Women
17.0 sec or less      -     18 pts    19.0 sec or less      -    18 pts
17.1 to 18.0 sec    -     15 pts    19.1 to 20.0 sec    -     15 pts
18.1 to 19.0 sec    -     12 pts    20.1 to 21.0 sec    -     12 pts
19.1 and over       -      0 pt       21.1 sec or over    -     0 pt

5.Pick-up and carry on shoulder (45 kilo weight for men, 20 kilo weight for women) walking 25 meters up and down, not dropping        18 pts
c.Psychological and/or Neuro Psychiatric Test – To exclude applicants who may be suffering from any mental disorder, the applicant shall take a psychological and/or neuro-psychiatric test to be administered by the PNP, NBI or any duly recognized institution and meet all the requirements in paragraph (a) above.
d.Character and Background Investigation – The Screening Committee shall cause an intensive investigation to be conducted on the character and background of the applicant with the view of determining his character reputation and possible involvement in any questionable or criminal activities as well as his propensity toward violence or use of force.
e.Physical and Mental Examination – In order to determine whether or not the applicant is in good health, free from any contagious diseases, a physical and medical examination must be conducted by the city/municipal health officer or PNP medical officer after he/she qualified for preliminary interview.
f.Final interview – The Screening Committee shall interview the qualified applicant for suitability for police work. The interview shall aid in determining likeableness, affability, attitude towards work, outside interest, forcefulness, conversational ability, disagreeable mannerism, etc.
g.Probationary – period of at least twelve (12) months

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