Napolcom Exam Schedule 2023: PNP Exam Requirements, Coverage

The National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) is responsible for the conduct of Police Examinations for aspiring patrolmen/women (PNP Entrance Exam) as well as those who are already in the service (pnp promotional exam).

The Napolcom Exam is held twice a year in different testing centers nationwide. If you are planning to enter the PNP, the first thing you should do is pass the Napolcom PNP Entrance Exam.

However, if you are already a Licensed Criminologist, or pass the board exam and obtain a Second Level Eligibility, then you don’t need to take this exam anymore and you can apply directly to the PNP Online Application Portal.

Napolcom Exam Schedule 2023

Napolcom will open the Napolcom Online Registration Information System (NORIS) on May 8, 2023, at exactly 8 AM until May 18, 2023, for the nationwide conduct of the PNP Entrance Examination (PNPE) on June 17, 2023, and the Promotional Examination on June 18, 2023.

Also Read: Napolcom Results for December 2022

Napolcom Online Application

To be able to take the exam, you need to register online and prepare the needed requirements. Here is our guide for NAPOLCOM online registration using Napolcom Online Portal NORIS.

Napolcom PNP Entrance Exam Coverage

While waiting for the Exam, you can review the subjects/topics covered in the exam. As the saying goes ” The future belongs to those who prepare for it today”.

The three-hour Napolcom exam consists of objective-type/multiple-choice items and covers the following subject areas:

General Information

  • Philippine Constitution and History
  • PNP Law and History
  • Criminal Justice System
  • Current Events
  • Social Awareness and Value Judgment

Verbal Reasoning

  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension
  • Grammar

Quantitative Reasoning

  • Basic Concepts
  • Problem-Solving Skills

Logical Reasoning

  • Verbal
  • Non-Verbal

Those who passed the examination are conferred by the National Police Commission the PNP Entrance Eligibility which is appropriate for appointment to the rank of Patrolman/Patrolwoman as prescribed under Sec.30 of Republic Act No. 6975 as amended by Republic Act No. 8551.