DLSU COLLEGE ADMISSION TEST (Special Application AY 2018-2019) 

De La Salle University announces the DLSU College Admission Test (Special Application) for Incoming Freshmen of AY 2018 – 2019 to be held on 08 April 2018 at the Manila campus.   

The test is offered to applicants who

  1. Will take the test for the first time
  2. Failed to take the test last 8 and 15 October 2017

Important Reminders:

  1. Application period is from 01 February 2018 to 15 March 2018.
  2. Applicants whose applications has been already processed and were issued Test Permits dated 8 or 15 October 2017 must apply for a Rescheduling of Test by sending an email to admission.requriements@dlsu.edu.ph
    with Subject Heading:  Request to DCAT Rescheduling
  3. The Special DCAT is not a Validating Test or a Reconsideration Test

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION for Academic Year 2018-2019
(Special Test)

Please read and understand all the policies and procedures stated below:

Online Admission Facility (OAF)

De La Salle University in its continuous efforts to make the undergraduate application procedure updated, accessible and convenient to students applying to take the DLSU College Admission Test (DCAT) thru the full Online Admission Facility (OAF).  The OAF is a full online application facility wherein an applicant will be able to pay, fill out the application form, submit the requirements and secure the test permit online.

The Application Procedure is a two-step process:

2 step process

Please take note of the following activities for Term 3, AY 2017-2018:




Release of Results

18 April 2018


Start of Classes

To Be Announced



Eligibility for Application

An applicant must be any one of the following:

  1. A Grade 12 student expected to graduate at the end of Academic Year 2017-2018;
  2. A Grade 12 student who graduated from a school based abroad prior to AY 2017-2018 and who has not taken any college course
  3. A 4th Year High School based locally student who graduated prior to AY 2016-2017 and who has not taken any college course;
  4. Passer of the Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT), Alternative Learning System (ALS)or Non-Formal Education Accreditation and Equivalency (NFEA&E) Program following DepEd regulations and therefore certified eligible for admission to college/tertiary level;
  5. Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) result holder, AP result holder, IB Diploma/IB Certificate holder or A Level certificate holder who has met the DLSU criteria. Reference in this link.

All results and certificates will be subject for evaluation.

Application Procedures 

An applicant must be any one of the following:

  1. Complete the Application process (Step 1) via the OAF accessible here:    
    1.1. Registration:  Create an Account using a valid email address to register
    1.2. Upload all Application Documentary Requirements. Please allot reasonable lead time to secure the following       requirements/documents and to prepare a clear scanned copy of each (in JPEG format) in time for the             Application process deadline.
                1.2.1. Academic Information
            High School ID card with photo or Equivalent valid ID with photo
            Color passport-size photo taken within 6 months, in white background, with neutral facial                              expression; must not be wearing eyeglasses or color contact lenses, and with ears exposed                              if religious customs do not prohibit
                1.2.2. Proof of Citizenship as defined below
    proof of citizenship

                1.2.3. Scholastic Record This form must be filled out and signed by either the High School Principal or                      Registrar.
              proof of citizenship 1.3. Provide the following information:
                1.3.1. Personal Information
                1.3.2. Contact Details
                1.3.3. Parent/ Guardian Information

    1.4. Accomplish the items on Self-declaration

    1.5. Click the SUBMIT Button

    1.6. Payment of Application Fee
                1.6.1. Pay the non-refundable admission processing fee of PhP600.00 for Filipino citizens (including                            those who are dual citizens) or PhP 2,500.00 for non-Filipino citizens. The processing fee for                            graduates of Philippine public high schools is waived. The modes of payment include:
            Over-the-counter deposit at any Metrobank or Union Bank branches nationwide.
            Online Credit Card Payment via MASTERCARD/VISA
    Important Note: A Verification Process shall be conducted following your submission of documents and payment of application fee. A Confirmation email shall be sent to your Registered Email address before you will be given access to print your Test Permit. Please allow seven (7) working days to be able to receive the Confirmation email.

    1.7. Secure On-line Test Permit

  2. Take the DLSU College Admissions Test (Step 2) on the scheduled date, time, and venue as printed on the Test Permit.  All applicants must bring the Test Permit and Student ID (or equivalent valid ID) on testing day. Guidelines and reminders stated on the test permit must be strictly followed.

Last update January 24, 2018


Download the Printable Version here



  1. Please keep all original hardcopies of the documentary requirements. They are necessary and form part of the requirements during confirmation of enrollment.
  2. Any false information given and/or fraudulent document uploaded into the online admission facility will automatically nullify the application and permanently disbar the applicant from pursuing any level of study at De La Salle University.
  3. Test result will be withheld for applicants with incomplete requirements and/or who failed to comply with the specifications of the documentary requirements (e.g. unclear/unreadable scanned copies).  To avoid such inconvenience, inquiries may be sent to admissions@dlsu.edu.ph with the Subject Heading: Online Application Concerns.
  4. Kindly take note of the reminders provided in the test permit.
  5. Please complete the application process early in order to avoid unnecessary inconveniences.
  6. Access the test result from the DLSU website at www.dlsu.edu.ph on 18 April 2018 (Wednesday).


 For inquiries and concerns, please contact:
Office of Admissions and Scholarships
Second Floor, Henry Sy, Sr. Hall 
De La Salle University 
2401 Taft Avenue 
1004 Manila, Philippines

Tel: (632) 523-4230 (Direct) or 524-4611 to 19 local 166 or 167
Office Hours:
Mondays to Fridays: 8:00 am - 12 noon; 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturdays: 8:00 am - 12 noon only

E-mail: admissions@dlsu.edu.ph
For information on scholarships, please click here



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