The PHILIPPINE SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL – ILOCOS REGION CAMPUS is now accepting applicants for the National Competitive Examination (NCE). This examination is designed to assess the aptitude capability of Grade 6 pupils who may be qualified as an incoming Grade 7 Scholar for SY 2020-2021 to PSHS.

Criteria for Eligibility:

• Grade 6 pupil
• is a Filipino citizen with no pending or approved application as immigrant to any foreign country;
• has not taken the previous PSHS National Competitive Examination;
• is older than 14 years old by the year of admission to PSHS;
• has a final grade of 85% or better in Science and Mathematics based on the Pupil’s Report Card for SY 2020-2021;


• Fully accomplished application form in two (2) copies
• Two (2) identical recent 1x1 ID pictures
• Non-refundable test fee of P300.00 for private school students (to be paid to the PSHS Cashier’s Office) /Free for public school students
• Certified true copy of Grade 5 report card
• If final grade in Science and/or Math is below 85, submit a certification from the principal or proof that the student belongs to the upper 10% of the batch


Ms. JENYFER C. RABANG, Registrar’s Office
Philippine Science High School – Ilocos Region Campus
Poblacion East, San Ildefonso, Ilocos Sur

• DOST Provincial Science and Technology Centers (PSTC) or Regional Offices. Please contact the following person specified per office:

Dr. Armando Q. Ganal, Regional Director
City of San Fernando, La Union, Philippines
Phone: (072) 888-3399

Ms. Felicidad M. Gan, Provincial Director
Lingayen, Pangasinan, Philippines
Phone: (075) 529-1764
Mr. Jonathan M. Viernes, Provincial Director
Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Phone: (077) 670-1815
Engr. Arnold C. Santos, Officer-in-Charge
Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, Philippines
Phone: (075) 632-4530
Mr. Ramon S. Sumabat, Provincial Director
Vigan City, Ilocos Sur, Philippines
Phone: (077) 722-3347
Ms. Racquel M. Espiritu, Provincial Director
San Fernando City, La Union, Philippines
Phone: (072) 242-0663

Modes of Submission:
• Personal/Hand-carry by the applicant
• Through the school representative
• via couriers (i.e. LBC, JRS express, etc)


Only one test will be administered, a scholastic aptitude test (known as National Competitive Examination) which is designed to measure Scientific Ability, Quantitative Ability, Abstract Reasoning, and Verbal Aptitude.


The PSHS NCE Application Form and the accompanying material are not for sale, may be photocopied, and may be downloaded (at No reservation fee is required.

Application forms are also available and may be filed at any of the following: PSHS campuses, DOST Regional offices, or Provincial Science and Technology Offices. Application forms with incomplete information will not be processed. Erasures, alterations and insertions must be initialed by the applicant.

The Examination Permit(s) will be issued to the applicants upon completion of all documents by the campus where the application was processed. For applications filed with DOST agencies, the exam permits will be mailed to the applicant, or to the School Principal for distribution to the applicant(s).

In case the exam permits are not received two (2) weeks before the examination day, the applicants should follow-up with the nearest PSHS campus, DOST Regional Office, DOST Provincial Science and Technology Office, or the PSHS System Admissions Office.


• Free tuition fee
• Free loan of textbooks
• Very minimal dormitory fee
• Free use of school facilities and laboratories
• Uniform and transportation allowance (for Full Scholars)
• Monthly stipend and living allowance (at least P500 up to a max of P4,000)

Deadline for submission of application forms: SEPTEMBER 11, 2020

Schedule of examination: OCTOBER 17, 2020

For more information, contact Ms. Jenyfer C. Rabang, Registrar or
Ms. Jonellyn S. Albano, SSD Chief through text/call at (077) 674-1454,
0927-2741326 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..