ADVISORY

The Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM) College of Medicine accepts applicants for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT).

ABOUT PLM COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

The PLM College of Medicine is a professional school committed to excellence in community-oriented medical education, training, research and service. It has repeatedly garnered a 100% passing rate in the Physician board exam, the most recent being 2019 when the Professional Regulation Commission named it as a top performing school.

ABOUT MCAT

The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is a mandatory entrance exam for those who would like to pursue a medical degree at the PLM College of Medicine.

The MCAT is a two-hour examination consisting of sub-tests in general information, academic evaluation, logical reasoning, and personality tests. It is administered at a test center.

APPLICATION PERIOD

Applicants may apply until March 19, 2021 at 05:00 PM. Late applications will not be accepted.

WHO MAY APPLY

Anyone who meets the following qualifications and possesses the desire to serve may apply:

Qualifications:
  • A natural-born Filipino citizen;
  • Complied with all academic preparations;
  • With NMAT score of 45 or higher taken within two years prior to application deadline;
  • No record of dropping from any medical school;
  • No record of conviction of crime involving moral turpitude;
Lateral entrees from other medical schools will not be entertained.

Successful applicants are expected to perform excellently and hurdle the rigors in their studies at PLM.

INQUIRIES

Contact us at mcat@plm.edu.ph.

APPLICATION PROCESS

The MCAT application process was modified and shifted online to facilitate applications despite the restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Applicants must complete the process to be eligible for ranking. To apply, go to plm.edu.ph/mcat.

The application information is also posted at the PLM website (plm.edu.ph), its Facebook page, and Twitter account.

Steps in applying for MCAT:
  1. Prepare the required data and documents:
    1. Applicant’s name (as shown in birth certificate and school records);
    2. Present address (house number, street, barangay, and municipality/city);
    3. Birth certificate;
    4. Official NMAT result;
    5. Official Transcript of Records (for undergraduates: Certification of Grades showing all grades up to the 1st semester of the current school year);
    6. Certificate of General Weighted Average from the Registrar/College (for undergraduates: GWA of subjects taken up to the 1st semester of the current school year);
    7. Applicant’s mobile number;
    8. Email address; and
    9. 2 pcs 1.5” x 1.5” photo with applicant’s full name printed below and signature above the name
  2. Go to the MCAT application website (plm.edu.ph/mcat). Accomplish the online application form and upload a scanned copy of the required documents. Documents must be in either .pdf or .jpg format.
  3. Your MCAT username and passcode will be sent to your email address. Save the login details for later.
  4. Accomplish the evaluation form, which shall be sent to the applicants via email, in lieu of face-to-face interview as part of the application process.
  5. All applications will be evaluated for completeness and correctness. Applications approved by the Screening Committee will be reflected at the MCAT website.
  6. Check the status of your application by logging in at the MCAT website using the username and passcode provided to you via email.
  7. Applications can either be “Complete” or “With deficiency”. If your application status is "Complete", proceed to payment process. If the status is “With deficiency”, submit the missing or required documents.
  8. Pay the P3,500.00 application fee via deposit to the bank account below:
         Account name: Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
         Account number: LBP–2472 1006 56
    Or Pay the application fee through the LBP LinkBiz Portal at https://www.lbp-eservices.com/egps/portal/Merchants.jsp
  9. Email a photo of the bank deposit slip or receipt to PLM College of Medicine at mcat@plm.edu.ph.
  10. Once received, PLM College of Medicine will issue a Certification of Completion of Documentary Requirements, which the applicant must print by logging in to the MCAT website before the exam day.
  11. On exam day, proceed to the test center and present the following documents:
    1. Certification of Completion of Documentary Requirements
    2. Accomplished Data Privacy form
    3. Original Landbank receipt (for verification)
    4. Valid government ID and/or school ID (undergraduate course).

    MCAT venue to be announced.