The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is ordered and dependable to perform maritime search and rescue, maritime law implementation, sea wellbeing, marine ecological protection and sea security.
The Philippine Coast Guard is an equipped and formally dressed help entrusted principally with authorizing laws inside Philippine waters, directing oceanic security activities, defending life and property adrift, and ensuring marine climate and assets; like coast monitor units all throughout the planet. The Coast Guard likewise fills in as an appended administration of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in wartime.
It is an organization appended to the Department of Transportation of the Philippines. It right now keeps a presence all through the archipelago, with thirteen Coast Guard Districts, 54 CG Stations and more than one hundred ninety Coast Guard Sub-Stations, from Basco, Batanes to Bongao, Tawi-Tawi
PCGABT Schedule 2021
The Philippine Coast Guard focuses to enroll 5,500 extra appointed officials and enrolled faculty this 2021. Of the number, 4,000 staff would be conveyed to different PCG workplaces while the rest will be appointed to the Bureau of Customs. However, due to the ongoing pandemic, the PCG recruitment for 2021 still remains suspended until further notice.
The timetable for its resumption is yet to be concluded. Kindly stay tuned for additional updates.
Qualifications for Enlistment (Non – Officer)
- A natural-born citizen of the Philippines
- Of good moral character
- Must be 18 – 26 years old on the day of examination
- Must be at least 5’0″ in height (for male and female)
- College graduate or has earned at least 72 units in only one (1) course as reflected in the Transcript of Records
- Senior high school graduate provided that he/she has completed TESDA courses (6 months or longer) relevant to PCG mandates as endorsed by the respective SECOMCAP
- Has passed the PCG Aptitude Battery Test
For Enlistment applicants, the following are the TESDA courses to be considered:
- Auto Engine Rebuilding, Automotive Servicing, Automotive Electrical Assembly
- Automotive Mechanical Assembly, Automotive Wiring Harness Assembly
- Computer Programming
- Computer Technician
- Computer System Servicing
- Computer Hardware Servicing
- Electrical Installation and Maintenance
- Gas Metal Arc Welding
- Marine Electricity
Qualifications for Commissionship (Officer)
- He or she must be a natural-born citizen of the Philippines.
- Must have a Good Moral Character
- Must be single.
- Must be 21-24 years old on the date of examination
- Minimum entry height of 5’0″ (for male and female)
- Holder of a baccalaureate degree
- With Professional Civil Service Eligibility (rating of 82% and above) or with PRC license
- Physically and mentally qualified under the existing regulation for Coast Guard Services
- Must pass the PCG Aptitude Battery Test or PCGABT for commissionship
Documentary Requirements Needed
Here are the initial requirements if you want to take the PCG Aptitude Battery Test this 2021:
- Accomplished PCGABT Application Form
- Accomplished Personal Information Sheet
- A certified true copy of PSA birth certificate.
- Transcript of Records/ List of Grades authenticated by the school. (Certified true copy)
- College Diploma (certified true copy)- for commissionship/enlistment
- Senior High School diploma and TESDA certificate -for enlistment
The original copies of the above- mentioned documents must be presented upon submission of application requirements for verification purposes. Applicants with incomplete requirements will not be allowed to take the examination.
On the day of the PCGABT, wear white plain polo shirt for commissionship/white plain round-neck shirt for enlistment, maong pants, rubber shoes, and with the proper haircut. Keep in mind that calculators and cellphones are not allowed during the exam.
The entry- level salary for a Commissioned Officer with a rank of Ensign is P51,000/month while the entry-level salary for Enlisted Personnel with a rank of Apprentice is P37,000 monthly. Aside from the monthly salary, they are entitled to free medical and dental services and avail of free housing facilities.