The Department of Education (DepEd) through the National Educators Academy of the Philippines (NEAP) shall administer simultaneously the 2013 Principals’ Test on December 8.
The 2013 Principals’ Test is open to all aspirants for Principal I position and all applicants under the Reclassification of School Head Positions (RSHP) as required under the DepEd Order No. 97, s. 2011 entitled Revised Guidelines on the Allocation and Reclassification of School Heads Positions.
The examination shall serve as a mechanism for selecting competent school heads (SHs) in the public basic education sector who will perform their functions upon assumption to duty.
The aspirant must have an experience of at least five (5) years in aggregate as head teacher, teacher-in-charge, master teacher and teacher III consistent with DepEd Memorandum No. 140, s. 2009 entitled Corrigendum to DepEd Memorandum No. 97, s. 2009 (2009 National Qualifying Examination for Principals).
Coverage of Principals’ Test
- School Leadership
- Instructional Leadership
- Creating a Learning Climate
- Professional Human Resource Development
- Parent Involvement and Building Communities
- School Management and Daily Operations
- Personal Integrity and Interpersonal Sensitivity
- English Language Proficiency
- Reading Comprehension
The allotted time for the examination will be four (4) hours.
Deadline of Filing
The deadline for filing the application form at the respective division offices (DOs) shall be on or before November 4, 2013. All regional offices shall submit the complete number of test takers by DO to the NEAP Central Office (CO) on or before November 8, 2013 through firstname.lastname@example.org. All aspirants shall secure a copy of the application form from their respective DOs or download through deped.gov.ph and file th esame at the DOH where the applicant belongs;
The registration fee is placed at Php 850.00 which will be collected by NEAP Regional Testing Centers. Official receipts shall be given.
Regional Testing Centers
The examinations will be held on December 8, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 NN simultaneously on the following testing centers:
|REGION||REGIONAL TESTING CENTER||LOCATION|
|I||La Union National High School||San Fernando City, La Union|
|II||Cagayan National High School||Tuguegarao City|
|IV-B||Puerto Princesa National High School||Puerto Princesa City|
|Jose J. Leido Jr. Mem. Nat’l High School||Oriental Mindoro|
|V||Ligao National High School||Ligao City|
|VI||Iloilo National High School (INHS)||Iloilo City|
|Negros Occidental National High School (NONHS)||Bacolod City|
|VII||Abellana National High School||Cebu City|
|VIII||Leyte National High School||Tacloban City|
|IX||Zamboanga City High School (Main)||Zamboanga City|
|X||Cagayan de Oro City High School||Cagayan de Oro|
|XI||Davao City National High School||Davao City|
|XII||Koronadal National High School||Koronadal, South Cotabato|
|NCR||San Francisco High School||Misamis Street, Bago Bantay Quezon City|
|CAR||Baguio City National High School||Baguio City|
|CARAGA||Agusan del Sur National High School||Butuan City|
All examinees from ARMM can file their application forms and take the Principal exam in Regions 9, 10, 11, 12 and Caraga.
For more information, read the official DepEd Memo: