CAMP LUKBAN, Catbalogan City – The Army Recruitment Office for Visayas based in Camp Lapu-lapu, Cebu City will conduct a series of Philippine Army Aptitude Test Battery (PAATB) and other pre-entry examinations for Officer Candidate Course (OCC), Officer Preparatory Course (OPC), Probationary Officer Training Course (POTC) and Candidate Soldier Course (CSC) to all aspiring and interested applicants from Eastern Visayas.
The examinations will be facilitated by the personnel from the Army Recruitment Office from April 11-18, 2013 on the following dates and venues as indicated: on April 11-12, 2013 at Headquarters 803rd Brigade, Camp Sumoroy, Catarman, Northern Samar; April 13-14 at Headquarters 8th Infantry Division, Philippine Army, Camp Vicente Lukban, Catbalogan City, Samar; April 15-16, 2013 at Leyte Colleges, Tacloban City and; April 17-18 at Headquarters 8th Regional Community Defense Group, Army Reserve Command, Camp Downes, Ormoc City.
“If you are 21-31 years of age, Filipino citizen (natural-born), Single, at least 5 ft. in height (male or female) Baccalaureate degree holder, and will be able to pass the PAATB with a minimum score of 110 points, you can join the POTC and OCC, and if you are Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the reserve force, you can join the OPC and be a proud member of the Philippine Army Officer Corps.
“Likewise, if you are either in college level, graduate of any vocational course or high school graduate and interested to join the Candidate Soldier Course, you must be18-26 years of age, single, Filipino citizen, at least 5 ft. in height, physically and mentally fit and have completed the local clearances, you can also join the Philippine Army through the Non-Commissioned Officers Corps,” added Cpt. Gene Orense, 8ID Spokesman.
Examinees must bring along the following original documents during the examination: NSO Birth Certificate; Transcript of Record; College Diploma; ball pen and pencil.
For further clarifications and inquiries, please feel free to contact TSg. Noel D. Cabides, at the Office of the Procurement Section, Army Personnel Management Center, PA, through this mobile number 09283795781. (PR)