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. For you 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 degree in Marine Transportation and a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Engineering.
If you are planning to become a Marine, you can become a part of 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.
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 interview 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
- Male or female, Single
- Natural Born Filipino
- Physically fit
- Morally upright and has no derogatory record
- Born from 01-January-1996 to 31-December-2001
- Eligible applicants must be any one of the following
- Minimum height of 5 ft. 4 in. (162.5 cm) for MALE and 5 ft. 2 in. (157.5 cm) for FEMALE applicants
- Has a GPA of at least 83%
- Has never been officially admitted at MAAP
NOTE: Strictly comply with qualification requirements. Inaccurate records may disqualify an applicant.
The scholarship attached to the MAAP Entrance Exam 2022 is designed for students and citizens who wish to establish a career as a seafarer. Get access to other training opportunities, click on the link
MAAP Entrance Exam 2022 is hosted by Asia Pacific Maritime Academy, in the Philippines.If you are an international student and you desire to study in the Philippines.
MAAP Exam Scholarships is for local students from the Philippines.
Read also if you wish to study outside your home country Simple and Detailed Answers about Applying and Winning a Scholarship.
Benefits of Being a Cadet in MAAP
- Scholarship grant
- Freeboard and lodging
- Insured while enrolled in the Academy
- In-house shipboard training
- Personality, character, and leadership development through physical fitness, emotional literacy, NROTC, and varied extracurricular activities
- Use of modern equipment and facilities
- Gainful employment onboard modern vessels of foreign shipping companies
The number of offers is not specified.
- 2 copies of recent 2 x 2 colored pictures
- Payment of non-refundable processing fee of P 300.00 in cash
- Photocopy of birth certificate
- Photocopy of old BEC High School or Senior High School Diploma, if Senior High School/ High School (old BEC) graduate
- A photocopy of the School Registration Form, if College Level
- Photocopy of certification from your principal that you are a graduating from Senior High School if Senior High School graduating student
- Photocopy of ALS Certificate of Rating, if ALS Passer
- A photocopy of valid School ID
- Photocopy of the latest School Report Card with at least has an of GPA of 83%
The non-submission These documents may constitute a ground for exclusion.
- Get MAAP scholarship application forms from any of the testing/filing centers, Naval ROTC units, or PCG stations nationwide
- Submit the duly accomplished application form with the requirements to designated filing centers either by mail or in person
- 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
MAAP Entrance Exam Schedule and Venues
|CODE||VENUE||TESTING AREA||EXAM DATE|
|001||Mariveles, Bataan||Maritime Academy of Asia &the Pacific||04 August|
|002||Olongapo City||New Asinan 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|
Other MAAP Entrance Exam Schedule and Venues
|CODE||VENUE||TESTING AREA||DATE OF EXAM|
|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 Schedule and Venues
|CODE||VENUE||TESTING AREA||DATE OF EXAM|
|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|
For more information, contact: Maritime Academy of Asia and Pacific
Kamaya Pt., Brgy. Alas-asin, Mariveles, Bataan
+632-7411024 Local. 4060
AMOSUP Annex Building Cabildo Corner
Sta. Potenciana Street, Intramuros, Manila
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