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Make sure you have the following:

  • P165 examination fee (pay at the Cashier’s Office at the back of Administration Building)
  • ID pictures (1pc, 2”x2”, must be identical and recently taken, with no headgear, no dark glasses)
  • ballpen for filling out application form
  • pencil with eraser for the test proper
  • school ID or its equivalent


  1. Correctly and completely accomplished application form (available at the University Guidance Center)
  2. Non-refundable application fee of P 150.00 and mailing fee of P 15.00
  3. One pc of 2” x 2” identical and recently taken pictures (without headgear or dark glasses)
  4. Two well-sharpened pencils #1 and eraser
  5. Ballpen (for filling out application form)
  6. School ID or its equivalent.
  • University Guidance Center, USM, Kabacan, Cotabato. You may also Click here to download the application form.


The USMCEE is scheduled to be administered at on the following dates:


  • March 10, 2018
  • March 24, 2018
  • May 12, 2018
  • June 09, 2018


  • April 14, 2018
  • May 26, 2018


  • April 7, 2018


Examinees are advised to be at the test centers at least 30 minutes before the examination starts.

  • First test session – 7:00 AM
  • (maximum of 550 examinees for USM schedules)
  • Second test session – 10:30 AM

Examinees are advised to have their meals before going to the testing area (breakfast for first session; lunch for second session).

Steps to be followed when applying at University Guidance Center one or more days before the examination:

Step 1. Preparation

* Bring all the necessary documents as stated above.

Step 2. Payment

* Pay at the CASHIER’s office an application fee of P165.00 at the back of the administration building.

Step 3. Filling-up Application Form

* Proceed to the University Guidance Center for filling-up of application form. (Mondays – Fridays)

Step 4. Taking the Exam

* Go to College of Arts and Sciences CAS/UCB during the scheduled USMCEE (Saturday)
* Present the application form and official receipt.

APPLICATION FORM is now available for download. Print it back-to-back in 8.5″x6.5″ (half of long bond paper), fill it out, place your 2×2 id (must be recent) in the proper place, pay the USMCEE fee at the University Cashier (at the Administration building) and submit the form to the University Guidance Office at least two days before the target exam date for scheduling.Click here to download.

On the scheduled date specified in the permit, go to the testing site/building and join the queue waiting for the examination. Interested first year and transferee applicants please register and process your application form two(2) weeks before the designated/preferred date of entrance exam at the University Guidance Center.