Philippine Education: Pisay Accepts Applicants for Grade 8-9

Philippine Science High School Now Accepting Applicants for Grade 8-9
Application for Lateral Admission

Philippine Education

Announcement from the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Science High School System (DOST-PSHS System) is now accepting applicants for Grades 8 and 9.

Applicants who finished Grade 7 or Grade 8 this school year may now apply for admission to Grade 8 or Grade 9, respectively. Application is now open for interested pupils who finished Grade 7 or Grade 8 in School Year 2014-2015. The deadline for submission of application is on April 28, 2015. The date of examination is on May 12, 2015.

Criteria for Eligibility:

A student who has finished Grade 7 or 8 (under the high school curriculum) outside of the PSHS System may be allowed admission/entry to the PSHS, provided s/he fulfills the following requirements:

a Filipino citizen with no pending application as immigrant in any foreign country;
belongs to the upper 5% of his/her class or should have a grade of 85% and above in all subjects;
should have a character rating of at least Very Satisfactory (VS) or its equivalent; and
must pass the qualifying examination in each of the following three (3) subjects: Mathematics, Science and Communication Arts (English)

Application Process
The applicant must submit the following on or before April 28, 2015:
– an accomplished application form which includes certification from parents of no pending application for immigration in any foreign country (see Annex A);
– certification from the present school enrolled in, regarding academic grades and character rating (see Annex B);
– a photocopy of the student’s report card, with the original copy brought along for verification purposes;
– two (2) recent 1×1 pictures; and
– a non-refundable processing fee of Php 100.00.

The PSHS Campus Registrar issues the Lateral Entry Qualifying Examination Permit upon completion and evaluation of all requirements submitted by the applicant. The Permit shall clearly state the particulars regarding the schedule of the examination and the things to bring on examination day.

Last day for filing of application: April 28, 2015 (previously on April 20, 2015)

Schedule of examination: May 12, 2015 (previously on April 28, 2015)

For details on the application process, you may visit DOST-PSHS System official website ( and click on the Application for Lateral Admission page. You may call (02) 924 0639 or (02) 926 5701 for inquiries, or visit any DOST-PSHS Campus near you., created by Green Dei (Daryll Villena)
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