Philippine Army is hiring 400 Officers

The Philippine Army announces that they are recruiting 400 Officers nationwide. If you are interested in applying, check the qualifications, requirements, and other information below.



  1. Baccalaureate degree holder
  2. Natural-born Filipino citizen
  3. Single with no parental obligation
  4. 4. At least 5 feet tall (both male & female)
  5. Physically & mentally fit
  6. At least 21 years old but not a day older than 27 upon oath-taking
  7. 7. No pending case in any court


  1. College Diploma
  2. Transcript of Records
  3. PSA Birth Certificate
  4. Any government-issued ID

Application Process

  1. Registration (Prepare Initial Requirements)
    1. ARO LUZON
  2. AFPSAT, AQE, and SWE
    1. Armed Forces of the Philippines Service Aptitude Test
    2. Army Qualifying Exam
    3. Special Written Exam
  3. Initial Board Interview
  4. Physical Fitness
    1. 2 min. Push-Up
    2. 2 min. Sit-Up
    3. 2 mile Run
  5. Physical Medical Exam (Free at the nearest Military Station Hospitals)
  6. Final Board Interview
  7. Oath Taking

About Officer Candidate Course

The Integrated Basic Officer Leader Course is a pre-entry training conducted for Cadets and Officer Candidates to be commissioned into the Regular Force in the Philippine Army ready to deploy as Infantry Platoon Leaders upon completion.

There are three (3) main programs in this course namely, the Basic Military Training, Officer Training, and Army Warfighting Functions Training subdivided into seven (7) modules and two (2) additional modules.

The course has a total of 2,008 periods or equivalent to an average of 50 training weeks. It aims to provide progressive, well-rounded, and balanced training that shall equip Cadets and Officer Candidates with the required knowledge, skills, and attributes prior to their commission. This course will meet the demand for producing world-class Amy Officers.

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The Location for the Officer Candidate Course is Officer Candidate School, Training and Doctrine Command, PA Camp O’Donnell, Capas, Tarlac. It has a duration of 1 year and usually, the Schedule of Training is in June and December of each year.

Benefits and Privileges

  1. Philippine Army Officer Salary
    1. Officer Candidates start at P45,556
    2. 2nd Lieutenants start at P51,879
  2. Avail Housing Programs
  3. Free Health Services for Military Personnel and Family
  4. Avail Post Graduate Studies both Local and Abroad For Free

Fields of Specialization

InfantryOpen for all courses
Army Intelligence OfficerAB Political Science
AB International Studies
BS Psychology
IT Courses
BS Education
All other courses
Army EngineerBS Electrical Engineering
BS Geodetic Engineering
BS Architecture
BS Civil Engineering
Communication and Information OfficerBS Electronics and Communications Engineering
BS Computer Science
BS Computer Engineering
BS Information Technology or Information Systems-related courses
Logistics OfficerBS Mechanical Engineering
BS Chemical Engineering
BS Industrial Engineering
Logistics Related Courses
Business Related Courses
Supply Management and Supply Chain Management
IT Courses
All other courses
Finance OfficerBS Accountancy
BS Financial Management
BS Banking and Finance
BS Business Administration
BS Economics
Human Resource OfficerBS Human Resource Management
BS Psychology
BS Education
Law Related courses

For More Details

Contact Information:

Army Recruitment Office-Luzon 
Facebook Page: @AROLuzonOfficialPage 
Email: [email protected] 
Contact Number: 09610339359
Army Recruitment Office Visayas
Facebook Page: @AROVisayasR7OfficialPage
Contact Number: (032) 231-5157
Panay Island 09691220310
Bohol 09176800267
Negros Island 09163464093 
Cebu 09917675203
Samar/Leyte Island 09273733660
Army Recruitment Office-Mindanao
Facebook Page: @AROMindanaoOfficialPage
Email: [email protected]
Contact Number: 09915338807 or 09618335295

Source: Army Recruitment Office

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