MAAP Entrance Exam 2023 Timetable, Requirements | Apply

The Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) is today one of the best maritime schools in the Philippines.

It provides high-quality maritime education and training for its cadets, making it one of the best sailors in the world. To be a student here, you must pass the MAAP Entrance Exam.

MAAP is a non-profit maritime institution owned and managed by the Philippine Naval Officers and the Mariners Union (AMOSUP).

At Kamaya Point, Alas-Asin, Mariveles, Bataan, MAAP offers a Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation and a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering.

If you plan to become a Marine, you can join the MAAP class of 2025. Interested? Please read the following.

What is MAAP course?

Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) is a private maritime education and training institution established in 1998 by Capt. Gregorio S. Oca. It offers bachelor’s and master’s degree courses in Marine Transportation and Marine Engineering.

How much does MAAP cost?

MAAP costs about $301-494 USD/Month.

What is the oldest maritime school in Asia?

The Philippine Merchant Marine Academy, now the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (PMMA), is now the oldest maritime school in Asia.

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Eligibility for Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific MAAP

Admission Requirements for MAAP To become an aspiring member of the Academy, a candidate must meet or fulfill the following standards:

Applicants must pass/meet standards covering four stages:

  • MAAP Entrance examination inclusive of the IQ/ aptitude/ emotional/ intelligence/ personality/ psychological/ neuro-psychiatric tests
  • Personal interviews to be conducted by the BOA members
  • MAAP Medical criteria inclusive of physical, drug, lungs, dental, laboratory, audio test, and color blindness test (ISHIHARA test), visual acuity for far vision should be at least 20/30.
  • Orientation training for two months (April-May) inclusive of refresher classes in Math and English coupled with semi-regimental training

Qualification Requirements

  1. Male or female, Single
  2. Natural Born Filipino
  3. Physically fit
  4. Morally upright and has no derogatory record
  5. Born from 01-January-1996 to 31-December-2001
  6. Eligible applicants must be any one of the following
  7. Minimum height of 5 ft. 4 in. (162.5 cm) for MALE and 5 ft. 2 in. (157.5 cm) for FEMALE applicants
  8. Has a GPA of at least 83%
  9. Has never been officially admitted at MAAP

NOTE: Strictly comply with qualification requirements. Inaccurate records may disqualify an applicant. (Xanax)

Scholarship Level/Field

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Host Nationality

Asia Pacific Maritime Academy hosts MAAP Entrance Exam 2023 in the Philippines if you are an international student and desire to study in the Philippines.

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Eligible Nationality

MAAP Exam Scholarships are for local students from the Philippines.

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Benefits of Being a Cadet in MAAP

  1. Scholarship grant
  2. Freeboard and lodging
  3. Insured while enrolled in the Academy
  4. In-house shipboard training
  5. Personality, character, and leadership development through physical fitness, emotional literacy, NROTC, and varied extracurricular activities
  6. Use of modern equipment and facilities
  7. Gainful employment onboard modern vessels of foreign shipping companies

Scholarship Number

The number of offers is not specified.

Application Requirements

  1. 2 copies of recent 2 x 2 colored pictures
  2. Payment of a non-refundable processing fee of P 300.00 in cash
  3. Photocopy of birth certificate
  4. Photocopy of old BEC High School or Senior High School Diploma, if Senior High School/ High School (old BEC) graduate
  5. A photocopy of the School Registration Form, if College Level
  6. Photocopy of certification from your principal that you are a graduating from Senior High School if Senior High School graduating student
  7. Photocopy of ALS Certificate of Rating, if ALS Passer
  8. A photocopy of a valid School ID
  9. Photocopy of the latest School Report Card with at least has an of GPA of 83%

 The non-submission of These documents may constitute a ground for exclusion.

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Application Procedures

  1. Get MAAP scholarship application forms from any of the testing/filing centers, Naval ROTC units, or PCG stations nationwide
  2. Submit the duly accomplished application form with the requirements to designated filing centers by mail or in person.
  3. Receive admission slip either by mail or in person

NOTE: Registration for the entrance exam begins at 6:30 am and ends at 9:30 am

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MAAP Entrance Exam Schedule and Venues

001 Mariveles, Bataan Maritime Academy of Asia &the Pacific 04 August
002 Olongapo City New Asian Elementary School 05 August
003 Lucena City, Quezon Quezon National High School 11 August
004 Batangas City Batangas City National High School 12 August
006 Legazpi City, Albay Bicol University 18 August
016 Malolos, Bulacan M.H. Del Pilar High School 18 August
008 Naga City, Camarines Sur University of Nueva Caceres 19 August
010 Dagupan City, Pangasinan Dagupan City National High School 25 August
044 Alcala, Pangasinan Arboleda National High School 25 August
011 Baguio City, Benguet Baguio City National High School 26 August
005 Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija Nueva Ecija University of Science & Technology 26 August
012 San Fernando, La Union Naval Forces North, Poro Point 1 September
013 Claveria, Cagayan Claveria School of Arts & Trade 1 September
020 Puerto Princesa City, Palawan Holy Trinity College 1 September
014 Vigan City, Ilocos Sur University of Northern Philippines 2 September
015 Tabaco City, Albay Tabaco National High School 8 September
051 Guinobatan, Albay Marcial O Raniola Memorial School(MORMS) 8 September
022 Intramuros, Manila Manila High School 8 September
017 Masbate City, Masbate Masbate National High School 9 September
Entrance Exam Schedule and Venues

Other MAAP Entrance Exam Schedules and Venues

NEW San Jose del Monte, Bulacan Gaya-Gaya Elementary School 30 September
029 Pasig City Rizal High School Main Campus 06 October
030 Calbayog City, Samar Calbayog City National High School 06 October
047 Iligan City Iligan City National School of Fisheries 06 October
031 Tacloban City, Leyte Leyte National High School 07 October
032 Cavite City Sangley National High School 07 October
048 Cagayan De Oro City Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School 07 October
033 Silay City, Negros Occ. Doña Monstera Lopez Memorial High School 13 October
036 Bacolod City, Negros Occ. Negros Occidental High School 14 October
040 Zamboanga City Zamboanga City National High School (West Campus) 20 October

More Entrance Exam Schedules and Venues

035 San Jose de Buenavista, Antique Antique National School 20 October
039 Cebu City Abellana National High School 20 October
038 Tagbilaran City, Bohol Holy Name University 21 October
037 Iloilo City Iloilo National High School 21 October
042 España, Manila Ramon Magsaysay High School 21 October
034 Malay, Aklan Malay National High School 27 October
001 Mariveles, Bataan Maritime Academy of Asia & the Pacific 27 October
NEW Dingalan, Aurora Dingalan Central School 27 October
041 Sara, Iloilo Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College (Sara Campus) 28 October
052 Tarlac City Tarlac City National High School 28 October

Contact Us

For more information, contact: the Maritime Academy of Asia and Pacific

Kamaya Pt., Brgy. Alas-asin, Mariveles, Bataan
+632-7411024 Local. 4060
[email protected]

AMOSUP Annex Building Cabildo Corner
Sta. Potenciana Street, Intramuros, Manila
(02) 527-2110

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