UPCAT 2024 Application, Requirements

Get ready, aspiring UP students! The University of the Philippines will be welcoming a whole new group in 2023 with its upcoming College Admission Test. UPCAT is back after an unprecedented 1-year hiatus – have you been preparing to take your future into your own hands? Now’s the time to make it happen and join the Class 2024-2025 of one of Asia’s top universities!

UPCAT Exam Schedule AY 2024-2025

The UPCAT 2024 will be held on June 3-4, 2023 in more than 100 testing centers nationwide. It will be a face-to-face exam.

The UPCAT application will start on the first week of March 2023. The UPCAT 2024 applications will open earlier this year to guarantee an efficient process of results delivery with a surge in applicants expected. Don’t miss out on your chance for admission into UP.

Who are qualified to apply?

Those qualified to apply are current grade 11 students who are expected to graduate from senior high school at the end of AY 2023-2024. Successful applicants will be admitted in the First Semester of AY 2024-2025.

How to apply?

Aspiring applicants need to apply to the UP Portal online. The Online Portal Form 1 (Applicants’ Personal Data) will be accessible again by March.

Students need to encode their grades for Grades 8, 9, 10, and 11 in the UPCAT Online Portal. Though applicants may still be in Grade 11 when they apply, exam takers will encode their grades online only in September 2023 when Grade 11 grades are final and complete.

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The University of the Philippines will also request hard copies of the Official Grades of applicants from their school for verification purposes in September 2023.