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Those who would like to study at Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila must apply for the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila Admission Test (PLMAT).    

Who may apply? Anyone who meets any of the following may apply for PLMAT:

  1. A senior high school student expecting to graduate in or before June 2021
  2. A senior high school graduate and has not officially enrolled in any college course
  3. Alternative Learning System (ALS) completers and Accreditation & Equivalency (A&E) passers (high school level)

We also accept applicants who are not residents of Manila. 

What are the requirements? Anyone who meets any of the following may apply for PLMAT:

  1. Philippine Statistics Authority birth certificate
  2. Grade 11 Form 138 (signed by adviser and principal or certified as a true copy)
  3. For Manila residents only: Voter's ID
  4. Optional for those who intend to apply for scholarship if admitted: parent's latest Income Tax Return or certificate of indigency

Note: To upload multiple documents at the online application form, please press CTRL while selecting the files. Alternatively, you may also merge the documents into one PDF file.  

How is the exam conducted? The PLMAT was administered both online and face-to-face from Novermber 2019 to July 2020 to accommodate applicants from across the country and in consideration of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. PLM shall announce how the PLMAT for AY 2021-2022 shall be conducted. 

When is the exam? The exam dates will be announced once the application process opens.
How much is the application fee? No fees will be collected from applicants.
How much is the tuition fee? Undergraduate students do not pay tuition. As a public university, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila offers tuition-free education to undergraduate students, pursuant to the Republic Act 10931 or “Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act”. 
How do I apply? Applicants may fill out the application form online and submit the requirements at the PLMAT application website until March 31, 2021. 

PLMAT application for Academic Year 2021-2022

PLM is pleased to open its online portal for applications for incoming freshmen for Academic Year 2021-2022.
Application period: February 1 to March 31, 2021

Where to apply: (Note: All applications must be submitted online.)

PLM freshmen application for AY 2021-2022 from Feb. 1-Mar. 31, 2021

For more info, read our announcement on admission for AY 2021-2022. You may also follow our Facebook page, Twitter account, or website for future announcements. 


For more information, you may contact the Admissions Office:

Phone: (+63 2) 8643-2557 or 8643-2574