LEGAZPI CITY — On October 25, 2015, the National Police Commission Regional office 5 administered the Entrance and Promotional Examinations for the Philippine National Police at three testing centers, namely Divine Word High School in Legazpi City, Bicol College-High School Department in Daraga, and Bicol College-College Department also in Daraga, Albay. The Entrance and Promotional Examinations were simultaneously held nationwide from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.
NAPOLCOM 5 administered the examinations to a total of 2,021 examinees out of 2,072 registered examinees, a breakdown of this is as follows:
The Entrance Examination is given to those who seek eligibility to enter the Philippine National Police, in the absence of any other eligibilities like those granted by the Civil Service Commission and the Professional Regulations Commission. On the other hand, the Promotional Examinations, consisting of Police Officer, Senior Police Office, Inspector, and Superintendent Examinations, are for those who are already in service and seek eligibility for promotion to the next higher rank.