Be an Enlisted Personnel:

For Candidate Soldiers, he must possess the following qualifications:

  • — Natural born Filipino citizen
  • — With 72 units in college or if a high school graduate, must possess technical skills/talents needed by the AFP;
  • — At least 18 to 23 years old before the date of appointment as Candidate Soldier;
  • — At least 5'0'' or 60 inches in height. Similarly, height waiver is no longer issued by the Command;
  • — Single and without child;
  • — Of good moral character;
  • — AFPSAT score of at least 45;
  • — Must have passed the pre-qualifying PFT and PME; and
  • — Physically and mentally fit for military training
As a member of the Philippine Army, one can get competitive pay and allowances, opportunities for post-graduate studies both local and abroad, insurance and healthcare benefits, billeting and house privileges, job security, leadership and other skills trainings, an opportunity to lead the Army and opportunities for career advancement.