ADMISSION IN THE COLLEGE
The Camarines Sur Polytechnic Colleges shall be open to students who are willing to abide by its rules and regulations and who meet the academic standards and requirements of the program in with he/she wishes to enroll.
(Excerpt from the Student Handbook)
Article 1 – General Admission Policy
The Camarines Sur Polytechnic Colleges shall be open to all students who are willing to abide by its rules and regulations and who meet the academic standards and requirements of the program in which they wish to enroll. No student shall be denied admission to the college by reason of age, sex, gender orientation, ethnic consideration, socio-economic status, religious belief, political affiliation, conviction or ideology and physical disability, except when an applicant is suffering or under treatment for any communicable diseases or non-communicable diseases.
Article 2 – Admission Standards
Undergraduate Program. Admission shall be based on the applicant’s high school grade and the result of the college entrance test. The college entrance test consists of mental ability test and aptitude test. The admission rating shall be computed based on the following weights: Aptitude Test-35%, Mental Ability Test-45%, General Average in High School Grade-20%. Applicants who get an admission rating of 85% and above shall be accorded priority enrolment. Passing rating however is 75%.
Graduate Program. Admission in the Graduate School shall be based on the merit of his/her entrance requirements: Transcript of Record, PRC License (if applicable), Letter of recommendation from the former Dean/Faculty and the result of the Graduate Entrance Test: IQ test-80% and Essay-20%. A non-graded Personality Test shall also be given to assess the level of maturity and the sense of direction along with the coping mechanism of the applicant to the rudiments of the graduate program.
Article 3 – Transfer from Other Institutions
Requirement for Admission. The same admission standard for the undergraduate program shall apply to the undergraduate transferees and graduate program for the graduate students. However, only 25% of the earned units shall be credited in the college limited to minor subjects only; 75% of the units required of the program shall be earned in the college; major subjects shall be retaken in the college. However, no subject whether minor or major shall be credited for qualified transferees in the College of Health Care Technology.
Article 4 – Foreign Student Admission
Beginning Foreign Freshmen. The same admission standards for the undergraduate and graduate programs shall apply to foreign students seeking admission in the college.
Article 5 – Cross Registration
a. Within Campus. The following rules shall govern cross registration: a) Cross-enrolment is allowed in all curricular levels, b) it should be done within the period of registration, c) permit to cross enroll should be acknowledged by the Registrar, d) slots are still available.
b. Inter-Campus. The following rules shall govern cross registration: a) Cross-Registration should be done within the period of registration, b) Cross –registration is allowed in all curricular levels, provided that, the subjects are not offered in the institution, must have the same course description and at least the same number of units, and must not be a major subject and the student concerned is a candidate for graduation from his terminal/last year. No student is allowed to cross-register in more than one (1) school outside the college or double registration in the college.
Article 6 – Re-admission
A former student who has been out of the College for a semester or more and has enrolled in another school while on leave should obtain an application for Re-admission from the Dean. Subjects taken in other school during the period of absence from the college shall be evaluated and given credit if approved by a Department Committee chaired by the Dean with Area Chairperson and professor handling the subject.
Article 7. Waitlisted Applicants
Applicants in a waiting list shall be given priority to fill up vacant slots resulting from withdrawal of qualified entrants. Special schedule for enrollment shall be provided to waitlisted applicants and whose admission shall be based upon their ranking.