December 2013 DepED NEAP Principals’ Test, registration, venues

December 2013 DepED NEAP Principals’ Test, registration, venues


The Department of Education (DepEd) through the National Educators Academy of the Philippines (NEAP) shall administer simultaneously the 2013 Principals’ Test on December 8.


The 2013 Principals’ Test is open to all aspirants for Principal I position and all applicants under the Reclassification of School Head Positions (RSHP) as required under the DepEd Order No. 97, s. 2011 entitled Revised Guidelines on the Allocation and Reclassification of School Heads Positions.

The examination shall serve as a mechanism for selecting competent school heads (SHs) in the public basic education sector who will perform their functions upon assumption to duty.

The aspirant must have an experience of at least five (5) years in aggregate as head teacher, teacher-in-charge, master teacher and teacher III consistent with DepEd Memorandum No. 140, s. 2009 entitled Corrigendum to DepEd Memorandum No. 97, s. 2009 (2009 National Qualifying Examination for Principals).

Coverage of Principals’ Test

  • School Leadership
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Creating a Learning Climate
  • Professional Human Resource Development
  • Parent Involvement and Building Communities
  • School Management and Daily Operations
  • Personal Integrity and Interpersonal Sensitivity
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Reading Comprehension

Time Allotment

The allotted time for the examination will be four (4) hours.

Deadline of Filing

The deadline for filing the application form at the respective division offices (DOs) shall be on or before November 4, 2013. All regional offices shall submit the complete number of test takers by DO to the NEAP Central Office (CO) on or before November 8, 2013 through All aspirants shall secure a copy of the application form from their respective DOs or download through and file th esame at the DOH where the applicant belongs;

Registration Fee

The registration fee is placed at Php 850.00 which will be collected by NEAP Regional Testing Centers. Official receipts shall be given.

Regional Testing Centers

The examinations will be held on December 8, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 NN simultaneously on the following testing centers:

I La Union National High School San Fernando City, La Union
II Cagayan National High School Tuguegarao City
IV-A TBA Cainta, Rizal
IV-B Puerto Princesa National High School Puerto Princesa City
Jose J. Leido Jr. Mem. Nat’l High School Oriental Mindoro
V Ligao National High School Ligao City
VI Iloilo National High School (INHS) Iloilo City
Negros Occidental National High School (NONHS) Bacolod City
VII Abellana National High School Cebu City
VIII Leyte National High School Tacloban City
IX Zamboanga City High School (Main) Zamboanga City
X Cagayan de Oro City High School Cagayan de Oro
XI Davao City National High School Davao City
XII Koronadal National High School Koronadal, South Cotabato
NCR San Francisco High School Misamis Street, Bago Bantay Quezon City
CAR Baguio City National High School Baguio City
CARAGA Agusan del Sur National High School Butuan City

All examinees from ARMM can file their application forms and take the Principal exam in Regions 9, 10, 11, 12 and Caraga.

For more information, read the official DepEd Memo:


  1. what makes the result of neap delayed ? Is there something wrong>? hope the result is not deny just like the saying Justice Delayed is Justice Denied >> .

  2. please down the passing mark from 90 to 75 para pasar naman ako.. the test is so hard, i am not sure with my answers.. hope to see the results soon…sana i will pass.

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