College Placement Exams for SY 2018-2019


Thank you for considering Central Philippine University (CPU) for your college studies.

1. Purpose

The purpose of the college placement examinations is to determine the ability level of prospective freshmen enrollees for Math and English classes. The examination results are used to place enrollees in these classes accordingly. This is not an entrance test. Some academic programs may require entrance tests on other date/s after the placement examinations as may be needed.

2. Schedules and venues

On – campus (within CPU campus in Jaro, Iloilo City) placement examinations schedules are as shown above.

Off – campus placement examinations are also held in key cities and municipalities. For Luzon, the examinations will be on October 26, 2017 (Thursday) at

a. Morning batch: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
b. Afternoon batch: 1:30 – 4:30 pm

Venue: Social Hall, Faith Baptist Church (FBC), No. 4 Bulletin Street corner West Avenue, Quezon City.

When traveling to FBC by MRT, get down at SM North Edsa station and take a jeepney or taxi to Kowloon. FBC is beside Kowloon Restaurant. Examinees must be at the venue at least 15 minutes before the start of the examinations.

These schedules are also open to local students.

3. Requirements

A. Placement fee of P200
B. School I.D., passport or any valid ID
C. Pencil No. 2 with eraser

4. Crediting of Subjects for Transferees

College subjects taken in other schools may be credited subject to CPU guidelines. For international students, pre-evaluation may be made by sending the following:

a. Letter of intent to study
b. Copy of passport
c. School records (all school documents should be with English translation and duly signed by the Principal or Registrar of the school)
d. Forms (please see attachment)

Application for Admission of International Students

e. US$ 50.00 Application Fee

These requirements are to be sent to:

Ms. Ella Grace V. Javelosa
Admission Officer
Office of the Registrar
5000 Jaro, Iloilo City
Tel: (+63)(033)329-58-61

The US $50 may be deposited to the Bank of Philippine Islands dollar savings account no. 9244-0001-31 of Central Philippine University. Please email the deposit slip copy to indicating the names of the students.

If Basic English and Basic Math for college are approved for credit transfer, the prospective enrollee need not take the college placement examinations anymore.

Thus it is advisable that pre-evaluation be completed before taking the placement examinations.

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