April 2014 PNP Entrance Exam Results: One of the lowest passing rate in history

Manila, Philippines - The National Police Commission (Napolcom) officially released the results (alphabetical list of passers) of the April 2014 Philippine National Police (PNP) Entrance Examinations. The agency revealed that the passing rate on the latest exam is one of the lowest in history.

April 2014 PNP Entrance Exam Results: one of lowest passing rate in history

NAPOLCOM announced that out of the 12,631 examinees only 2,070 or 16.39 percent passed the examinations. The particular exams were conducted last April 27, 2014 at designated schools in Metro Manila and other testing centers nationwide.

Read: April 2014 NAPOLCOM PNP Entrance Exam Results List of Passers released

Napolcom Vice-Chairman and Executive Officer Eduardo U. Escueta said the PNP entrance examination is not something to be taken lightly.

In an interview of PTV, Escueta said that “Examinees should never take the test for granted and instead prepare for it to make sure that they pass."

“Being a police officer is a decent profession. Thus, those who want to join the police force must treat the entrance examinations seriously. Napolcom is out to make sure that only the best and the brightest can enter the PNP,” he added.

According to Napolcom Examining Division, the coverage for the PNP entrance examination consists of general information, verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning and logical reasoning and most examiners is having hard time to get high score in verbal reasoning for the previous years.

The verbal reason is consist of grammar, vocabulary and reading comprehension.

It added that yearly average passing rate for PNP entrance exam is 20 percent from the total of examinees. The previous lowest mark was during the October 23, 2005 entrance exams wherein a passing rate of 4.80 percent was recorded.

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