The Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) is one of the best maritime school in the Philippines today. It offers quality maritime education and training to its cadets making them one of the best seafarers in the world.

MAAP is a non-stock, non-profit maritime institution owned, developed and operated by the Associated Marine Officers’ and Seamen’s Union of the Philippines (AMOSUP). Located in Kamaya Point, Alas-Asin, Mariveles, Bataan, MAAP offers Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation and Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering courses.

If you are planning to become a seafarer in the future, you can avail MAAP’s scholarship grant and become a part of the MAAP Class of 2023. Interested? Please read on.

MAAP Admission Requirements

To become a midshipman in the Academy, an applicant must pass or meet the following standards:

  • He or she must pass the MAAP Entrance Examination inclusive of the IQ, aptitude, emotional, intelligence,  personality, psychological and neuro-psychiatric tests.
  • Must pass the personal interview to be conducted by the Board of Admission members.
  • Must pass a series of physical, dental, and medical examinations including audio and color blindness tests. The visual acuity for far vision should be at least 20/30.
  • The applicant must finish a two-month long orientation training inclusive of refresher classes in Math and English coupled with semi-regimental training.

Qualification Requirements

To become eligible for the MAAP Entrance Examination, an applicant must possess the following qualifications:

  • He or she must be single;
  • Must be a natural born Filipino citizen;
  • Physically and mentally fit for rigorous training;
  • With good moral character and not have been convicted by final judgment of any offense or crime involving moral turpitude;
  • Must be born from 01-January-1996 to 31-December-2001;
  • Eligible applicants must be any one of the following;
    • High School Graduates(old basic education curriculum)
    • College Level
    • Senior High School Graduate/Graduating Student
    • ALS Passer
  • 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

Failure to comply with these qualification requirements means disqualification from taking the entrance examination.

Entrance Exam Application Requirements

Here are the documentary requirements you must submit:

  • 2 copies of recent 2 x 2 colored pictures;
  • Payment of non-refundable processing fee of P 300.00 in cash;
  • Photocopy of PSA birth certificate;
  • Photocopy of any one of the following;
    • High School or Senior High School Diploma
    • School Registration Form, if College Level
    • ALS Certificate of Rating, if ALS Passer
    • ALS Passer
  • A photocopy of valid School ID;
  • A copy of the latest School Report Card with at least 83% GPA.

Failure to submit these documentary requirements may be a ground for disqualification.

How to Apply for MAAP Entrance Exam

  1. Get a MAAP Scholarship Application Form from any of the testing/filing centers, Naval ROTC units, or PCG stations nationwide.
  2. Fill-up the application form and submit it to the designated filing centers either by mail or in person with the above-mentioned documentary requirements.
  3. You will receive an admission slip through the mail or in person.
  4. Registration time for entrance examination starts at 0630H and ends at 0930H.

MAAP Entrance Exam Schedule and Venues

001Mariveles, BataanMaritime Academy of Asia &the Pacific04 August 2019
002Olongapo CityNew Asinan Elementary School05 August 2019
003Lucena City, QuezonQuezon National High School11 August 2019
004Batangas CityBatangas City National High School12 August 2019
006Legazpi City, AlbayBicol University18 August 2019
016Malolos, BulacanM.H. Del Pilar High School18 August 2019
008Naga City, Camarines SurUniversity of Nueva Caceres19 August 2019
010Dagupan City, PangasinanDagupan City National High School25 August 2019
044Alcala, PangasinanArboleda National High School25 August 2019
011Baguio City, BenguetBaguio City National High School26 August 2019
005Cabanatuan City, Nueva EcijaNueva Ecija University of Science & Technology26 August 2019
012San Fernando, La UnionNaval Forces North, Poro Point1 September 2019
013Claveria, CagayanClaveria School of Arts & Trade1 September 2019
020Puerto Princesa City, PalawanHoly Trinity College1 September 2019
014Vigan City, Ilocos SurUniversity of Northern Philippines2 September 2019
015Tabaco City, AlbayTabaco National High School8 September 2019
051Guinobatan, AlbayMarcial O Raniola Memorial School(MORMS)8 September 2019
022Intramuros, ManilaManila High School8 September 2019
017Masbate City, MasbateMasbate National High School9 September 2019
NEWCabuyao, LagunaCabuyao Integrated National High School9 September 2019
018Dasmarinas, CaviteBulihan National High School9 September 2019
021Bayombong, Nueva VizcayaNueva Vizcaya General Comprehensive High School16 September 2019
019Tuguegarao City, CagayanCagayan National High School22 September 2019
027Taytay, RizalJuan Sumulong Memorial Junior College22 September 2019
023Nasugbu, BatangasBatangas State University (Nasugbu Branch)23 September 2019
026Gen. Santos CityNotre Dame of Dadiangas University (High School Dept.)29 September 2019
043Koronadal City, South CotabatoKoronadal City National High School30 September 2019
028Davao CityDavao City National High School30 September 2019
NEWSan Jose del Monte, BulacanGaya-Gaya Elementary School30 September 2019
029Pasig CityRizal High School Main Campus06 October 2019
030Calbayog City, SamarCalbayog City National High School06 October 2019
047Iligan CityIligan City National School of Fisheries06 October 2019
031Tacloban City, LeyteLeyte National High School07 October 2019
032Cavite CitySangley National High School07 October 2019
048Cagayan De Oro CityMisamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School07 October 2019
033Silay City, Negros Occ.Doña Monsera Lopez Memorial High School13 October 2019
036Bacolod City, Negros Occ.Negros Occidental High School14 October 2019
040Zamboanga CityZamboanga City National High School (West Campus)20 October 2019
035San Jose de Buenavista, AntiqueAntique National School20 October 2019
039Cebu CityAbellana National High School20 October 2019
038Tagbilaran City, BoholHoly Name University21 October 2019
037Iloilo CityIloilo National High School21 October 2019
042España, ManilaRamon Magsaysay High School21 October 2019
034Malay, AklanMalay National High School27 October 2019
001Mariveles, BataanMaritime Academy of Asia & the Pacific27 October 2019
NEWDingalan, AuroraDingalan Central School27 October 2019
041Sara, IloiloNorthern Iloilo Polytechnic State College (Sara Campus)28 October 2019
052Tarlac CityTarlac City National High School28 October 2019

Benefits of Being a Cadet in MAAP

Aside from the quality maritime education, modern equipment and world-class training facilities, MAAP offers free board and lodging to its cadets. Cadets are honed in their personality, character and leadership development through physical fitness, emotional literacy, NROTC and varied extracurricular activities. They are also insured while enrolled in the Academy and assured of gainful employment onboard modern vessels of foreign shipping companies.

For more information, contact:

Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific
Kamaya Pt., Brgy. Alas-asin, Mariveles, Bataan
Phone: (02) 784-9100, Bataan Line: (047) 237-3355
Fax No.: (02) 741-1006/ (02) 741-1024
Email-Add: [email protected]

Manila Office
AMOSUP Annex Building
Cabildo Corner Sta. Potenciana Street Intramuros, Manila
Phone: (02) 527-2110

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