The Philippine Army’s 1st Infantry (Tabak) Division will start the recruitment and processing of applications for the Candidate Soldier Course for the Calendar Year 2017.
Interested applicants who would like to serve the people and the country is advised to pre-register at Gate 2 of the Division Headquarters, Kuta Major Sang-an, Upper Pulacan, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur; 101Bde Busbus, Jolo, Sulu; 102Bde, Sanito, Ipil, ZSP; 103Bde, Campo Ranao, Marawi City and 104Bde, Isabela City Basilan Province. Likewise, the applicants should attend the pre-screening activity for the basic requirements that will also be held at the Division Headquarters starting June 29, 2017 until August 1, 2017.
The basic requirements for the pre-screening include the following: (1) 18-26 years of age; (2) Height – 5 feet above; (3) Armed Forces of the Philippines Service Aptitude Test (AFPSAT) – score of 45 above; (4) Birth Certificate from National Statistics Office with Official Receipt; (5) Marriage Contract of Parents with Official Receipt; (6) Form 137, Transcript of Record, Diploma with dry seal (High School and College); and (7) one 2×2 picture with name tag; and (8) valid identification cards.
Those who will be qualified in the pre-screening will undergo another set of examinations such as Physical Fitness Exam which consists of (1) 47-repetition Push-up and 47-repetition Sit-up, which must be performed wihtin 2 minutes, and (2) 5-repetition Pull-ups and (3) 3.2-Kilometer Up and Down Hill Run, which must be accomlished within 17:09 minute.
For further clarifications and inquiries, interested applicants may contact OG1, 1st Infantry (Tabak) Division, Philippine Army Hotline: 0975-860-7576 (Globe).