FULL RESULTS: October 2018 NAPOLCOM exam list of passers, top 20

MANILA, Philippines – (Updated January 9) The October 2018 NAPOLCOM exam results, which include the complete list of passers and top 20, for the Philippine National Police (PNP) entrance and promotional examinations are officially released online on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 or in 2-3 months after the tests.
FULL RESULTS: October 2018 NAPOLCOM exam list of passers, top 20

UPDATE: A total of 3,742 or 11.37% passed the PNP Entrance Examination while 4,410 or 34.99% hurdled the PNP Promotional Examinations, NAPOLCOM advised.

The National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) administered the police exams to 45,514 takers on Sunday, October 21, 2018 in designated testing centers nationwide.

Out of the 32,912 civilian examinees who took the PNP Entrance Examination, a requirement for initial appointment to the rank of Police Officer 1 (PO1), only 3,742 (11.37%) passed the test. On the other hand, only 4,410 (34.99%) of the 12,602 police examinees who took the promotional tests successfully passed, with 1,826 in the Police Officer Exam; 2,189 in the Senior Police Officer Exam; 312 in the Inspector Exam; and, 83 in the Superintendent Exam.

“The immediate release of the results of police exams is in consonance with the Commission’s commitment with the PNP and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to make the examination results in sync with the police recruitment process,” Atty. Casurao said.


Casurao added that the October 2018 examinations covered the qualifying examination for Police Officer 1, and the promotional examinations for Police Officers 2 and 3; Senior Police Officer (for SPO1 to SPO4); Police Inspector (for Inspector and Senior Inspector); and Police Superintendent (for Chief Inspector and Superintendent).


The three-hour examination for PNP entrance exam consists of objective-type and multiple choice items on general information, verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning and logical reasoning.

The promotional examinations, also in 3 hours, include general information, police administration and operations, and police customs and tradition/values and ethical standards.


The expected release of October 2018 NAPOLCOM exam results is after 2-3 months or anytime in December 2018 - January 2019.

The Summit Express advise takers to monitor this page more often for the updates on release date.


In the April 2018 NAPOLCOM exams, PNP Entrance and partial results for promotional tests were announced online in less than three (3) months. A total of 4,404 or 14.57% out of the 30,231 examinees passed the entrance exams while 2,336 out of 5,554 (42.06%) passed PO Exam and 3,037 (41.36%) of the 7,343 examinees hurdled the SPO Exam. Results for the remaining promotional categories were released after few weeks – 266 of 1,243 examinees (21.40%) and 41 of 189 examinees (21.69%) passed in the Inspector and Superintendent exam, respectively.

The results of the October 2017 exams, meanwhile, were also announced within 3-4 months, with partial results on January 15 and full list of passers on January 29. NAPOLCOM named 5,236 out of 28,654 (18.27%) passers of the PNP Entrance Exam while 5,391 out of 13,494 (39.95%) for the promotional level.


Exam Date Examination Total Examinees Total Passers Passing Rate
April 2018 Entrance 30,231 4,404 14.57%
April 2018 Promotional 14,329 5,680 39.64%
October 2017 Entrance 28,654 5,236 18.27%
October 2017 Promotional 13,494 5,391 39.95%
April 2017 Entrance 26,561 2,026 7.63%
April 2017 Promotional 15763 5610 35.59%
October 2016 Entrance 25,462 2,946 11.57%
October 2016 Promotional 15,109 2,727 18.05%
April 2016 Entrance 22,541 2,705 12.00%
April 2016 Promotional 18,839 5,426 28.80%
October 2015 Entrance 14,439 2,600 18.01%
October 2015 Promotional 19,397 8,259 42.58%


Same with previous exams, the list of successful examinees will be posted at the NAPOLCOM central office located at the DILG-NAPOLCOM Center, NAPOLCOM Bldg., Edsa Corner Quezon Avenue, West Triangle, Quezon City, and can be viewed at the NAPOLCOM website at www.napolcom.gov.ph.


Individual reports of rating will be mailed to all examinees. Verification of test results will be entertained at the NAPOLCOM central office and its regional offices nationwide or through online (see below).


An examinee who passed the test but did not receive his/her Report of Rating may request for the issuance of certification from the same office, upon payment of P150.00.


The PNP Entrance Examination is open to all Filipino citizens who are not more than 30 years old and bachelor’s degree holder. Police Officers I (PO1) whose appointments are temporary for lack of appropriate eligibility are also required to take said entrance exam.

On the other hand, the Promotional Examinations are open exclusively to all qualified uniformed members of the PNP who meet the minimum qualification standards for examination in terms of rank and eligibility.


The schedule of the first NAPOLCOM exam for 2019 is not yet announced but expected in April. The period of online applications for all exam categories will be posted here once available.


The Summit Express, a reliable news portal in the Philippines, will update this site immediately once we got relevant information on the release of NAPOLCOM exam results.

— The Summit Express

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