Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Latest NAPOLCOM Exam Coverage, Scope, Passing Score and Tips


The National Police Commission or NAPOLCOM is the Philippine agency commission that practices administrative control and operational supervision within the Philippine National Police which ensure a highly qualified, effective and credible police service mandated by the 1987 Constitution and the Major Police Reform Laws, Republic Act Nos. 6975 and 8551.

The National Police Commission administers twice a year two sets of police examinations, one for those who aims promotion that is already in the police service (Promotional) and the second one is for individuals who has the desire to enter the National Police (PNP entrance).


COVERAGE AND SCOPE


PNP ENTRANCE EXAMINATION

Philippine National Police or PNP entrance exam is a three (3) hour examination consisting of objective-type/multiple choice items containing the four subject areas:

1. General Information
           -Philippine Constitution and History
           -PNP Law and History
           -Criminal Justice System
           -Current Events
           -Social Awareness and Value Judgement

2. Verbal Reasoning
           -Vocabulary
           -Comprehension
           -Grammar

3. Quantitative Reasoning
           -Basic Concepts
           -Problem Solving Skills

4. Logical Reasoning
           -Verbal
           -Non-verbal


PNP PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATION

The PNP Promotional Examination consists of objective type/multiple choice items for the following positions:
           a. Police Officer and Senior Police Officer
           b. Police Inspector and Police Superintendent
The police inspector and Police Superintendent also have essay test items. The following constitute the subject coverage.

A. Police Officer and Senior Police Officer Examination
                Multiple Choice Items
                - General information
                - Police Administration
                - Police Operations
                - Police Customs and Traditions/ Values and Ethical Standards

B. Police Inspector and Police Superintendent Examination
                Part I. Multiple Choice Items
                - General information
                - Police Administration
                - Police Operations
                - Police Customs and Traditions/ Values and Ethical Standards
                Part II. Essay
                - General information
                - Police Administration
                - Police Operations
                - Police Customs and Traditions/ Values and Ethical Standards

SUBJECT AREAS


1. General Information
-current events (national and international events and developments)
-Philippine Constitution
-Philippine History of the PNP (Significant Events, People and Places)
-Application of the Philippine Criminal Justice System
-Social Awareness
-Grammar Analysis

2. Police Administration
           -Organizational Structure (Line of Authority)
           -Personnel Policies and Procedures
           -Disciplinary Machinery
           -Complaints and Grievance Procedures (Basic Knowledge)
           -Morale and Welfare
           -Data Analysis
           -Local Chief Executives Powers (vis-à-vis Police)
           -NAPOLCOM vis-à-vis Police
           -Civil Service Rules and Regulations
-Community and Service Oriented Policing (NAPOLCOM Res.No.2015-342)
           -Drills and ceremonies

3. Police Operations
           -Police Operational Procedures (POP dated December 2013)
           -Managing Police/Patrol Operations
           -Traffic Management
           -Laws and Jurisprudence

4. Values and Ethical Standards
           -PNP Code of Ethical Standards/Protocols/Usage
           -RA 6713/RA 3019
           -RA 9485/Citizen’s Charter/Quality Service Lane
           -Gender Development
           -PGS/PNP P.A.T.R.O.L Plan 2030

PASSING SCORE


The Passing Score to beat in order to passed is seventy percent (70%) for the PNP Entrance and Promotional Examinations.


TIPS


In every exam, preparation is the basic tip in order for all the examinees to pass a licensure examination. In that preparation, it is not all about the reference materials or prestigious review centers you enrolled but also within the mind set towards the review and the performance itself during the examination. It is not only about taking the exam but the desire and willingness to do it with all the best of your ability. You must have the strategic plan which includes the review schedule that preferably be 60 days before the examination date. Maybe you could enroll earlier to a review center or starts self-study/review immediately. You could lend or buy a reviewer, a latest edition possibly. And don’t forget to seek guidance from our Lord God for the encouragement and enlightenment all throughout these journey. Lastly, do your best and give your 100% because in the end it is your learnings that could change your life.

References: Napcolcom | MagmaNews
Contributor : Rhea E.