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Introducing BUCET 2023-2024

Bicol University College Entrance Test

Incoming freshmen are required to take the BUCET. It is a three-hour examination consisting of sub-tests in Language Proficiency in English, Mathematics, Science and Reading Comprehension. Admission will be based on the applicant's Bicol University College Entrance Test (BUCET) Composite Rating consisting of the BUCET score and his/her general weighted average (GWA) in the gradeS 9 to 11.

APPLICATION PROCESS


I. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Students of DepEd-recognized high schools who are high school seniors expecting to graduate at the end of the school year; OR
  2. Senior high school graduates who have not taken and/ are not taking any college subjects/s or ALS graduates who have not enrolled in any college course are eligible to apply.


II. SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

  1. Correctly and completely accomplished BUCET Application Form;
  2. Two (2) copies of 2”x2” recent photograph of the applicant in white background with name tag;
  3. Grade 9 to Grade 11 High School academic ratings affixed at the reverse side of the BUCET Application Form and duly signed by the School Principal and has a school dry seal;
  4. Authenticated Photocopies of Form 137 (Grade 9-11) and Form 138 (Grade 12) FOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES who have not taken any college subject. DO NOT SUBMIT ORIGINAL COPIES OF FORM 137 AND 138. (Original copies may be presented for authentication if required by the office). For ALS graduates, submit your ALS Result. ;
  5. One long-sized window mailing envelope with Php 50.00 worth of mailing stamps attached on the upper right-hand corner for mailing of results;




III. BUCET APPLICATION PROPER

  1. The Online BUCET Application Form can be accessed through the BUAO website: buao.bicol-u.edu.ph . Make sure to have a stable internet connection. Whatever input that will be submitted by the applicant is final and cannot be changed. Any problem encountered in filling up the forms, please email: buao.bucet@gmail.com;
  2. Fill out the Online BUCET Application Form honestly and completely. For your course choice, refer to the code in the COURSE OFFERINGS list;
  3. Print out the PDF copy of your BUCET Application Form. Use legal size (8.5”x13”) bond paper for printing the form
  4. Give the BUCET Application Form to your high school Registrar/Principal/School Head to fill out the SECONDARY RECORD FORM at the back page of your BUCET Application Form. Make sure your School Principal/School Head has signed the BUCET Application Form and has a dry seal of your school;
  5. The fee of Php 250.00 is free for Filipino freshmen applicants pursuant to R.A. 10931;
  6. The following options are provided on how to submit your BUCET application documents:

    Option 1: Submit your BUCET application requirements to your High School Counselor or to any authorized school representative.
    Option 2: Submit your BUCET application requirements to the Bicol University Admissions Office (ONSITE) during your appointed submission date.
    Option 3: Mail your BUCET application documents through any courier service available in your locality.
  7. Assigned BUAO personnel will check and validate your requirements;
  8. Claim your Test Permit from your High School Counselor or authorized school representative if you chose Option 1; from BUAO if you chose Option2. For Option 3, your temporary test permit will be emailed to you at your official email address.
  9. Bring your Test Permit and Vaccination Card during your scheduled examination. For applicants who are not yet vaccinated kindly present an Anti-gen test result conducted a day before your scheduled examination.
      Only fully-vaccinated students shall be allowed to take the examination. Unvaccinated students shall be required to present a valid RT- PCR or Antigen test taken a day before the examination date for them to be allowed to take the BUCET. An examinee who feels sick or indisposed, complains of COVID-like symptoms or registers body temperature above the normal range during examination day shall be re-scheduled.
  10. In all test venues, parents or companions shall not be allowed to wait or congregate inside the school premises before, during and after the examination. Only the BUCET examinees shall be allowed to enter the main gate/s to avoid overcrowding.


IV. BUCET TEST ADMINISTRATION

  1. Go to your designated Test Center on the date specified in your Test Permit. Be at the Test Center 30 minutes before the scheduled test;
  2. Bring the following during examination:
      Test permit with 2x2 picture
      Vaccination Card/Anti-gen Test Result taken a day before the examination
      Two (2)pcs. #2 pencils
      Light Snacks
      Alcohol
      Extra face masks


V. BUCET LIST OF TEST CENTERS

Regional Test Centers and specific dates of BUCET administration will be announced later.


Result
VI. BUCET RESULTS

Online Viewing of BUCET Results will be released first quarter of Year 2023. You can view the results in the official BU website: buao.bicol-u.edu.ph. The List of Qualified and Waitlisted will be posted at the BU Facebook page.

Courses Offered

College of Social Science and Philosophy (CSSP)

A-01 AB Peace Studies
A-02 AB Philosophy
A-03 AB Political Science
A-04 AB Sociology
A-05 BS Psychology
A-06 BS Social Work

BU Tabaco Campus (TC)

A-121 B Secondary Education (Science & Math)
A-122 BS Entrepreneurship
A-123 BS Fisheries
A-124 BS Food Technology
A-125 BS Nursing
A-126 BS Social Work

College of Science (CS)

A-51 BS Biology
A-52 BS Chemistry
A-53 BS Computer Science
A-54 BS Information Technology
A-55 BS Meteorology

College of Education (CE)

A-21 B Early Childhood Education
A-22 B Elementary Education
A-23 B Secondary Education
A-24 Bachelor of Culture and Arts Education

BU Gubat Campus (GC)

A-131 B Elementary Education
A-132 B Secondary Education (Filipino & Social Studies)
A-133 BS Agricultural Technology (Ladderized)
A-134 BS Entrepreneurship
A-135 BSBA Major in Microfinance

College of Arts and Letters (CAL)

A-31 AB Broadcasting
A-32 AB Communication
A-33 AB English Language
A-34 AB Journalism
A-35 AB Performing Arts (BPeA) Theater
A-36 Bachelor of Arts in Literature

Institute of Design and Architecture (IDeA)

A-81 BS Architecture

College of Nursing (CN)

A-41 BS Nursing

Jesse M. Robredo Institute of Governance and Developments (JMRIGD)

A-07 B Public Administration

Institute of Physical Education, Sports and Recreation (IPESR)

A-61 BS in Exercise & Sports Sciences
A-62 Bachelor of Physical Education

College of Business, Economics and Management (CBEM)

A-11 BS Accountancy
A-12 BS Economics
A-13 BS Entrepreneurship
A-14 BSBA Major in Financial Management
A-15 BSBA Major in Human Resource Management
A-16 BS Management
A-17 BSBA Major in Marketing Management
A-18 BSBA Microfinance
A-19 BSBA Major in Operations Management



College of Industrial Technology (CIT)

A-91 BS Automotive Technology
A-92 BS Civil Technology
A-93 BS Electrical Technology
A-94 BS Electronics Technology
A-95 BS MechanicalTechnology
A-96 BS Food Technology
A-97 B Industrial Design
A-98 B Technical - Vocational Teacher Educ. Major in Drafting Technology
A-99 B Technical - Vocational Teacher Educ. Major in Electrical Technology
A-100 B Technical - Vocational Teacher Educ. Major in Food Service Management
A-101 B Technical - Vocational Teacher Educ. Major in Garments Fashion and Design

College of Engineering (CENG)

A-71 BS Chemical Engineering
A-72 BS Civil Engineering
A-73 BS Electrical Engineering
A-74 BS Geodetic Engineering
A-75 BS Mechanical Engineering
A-76 BS Mining Engineering





College of Agriculture and Forestry (CAF)

A-111 B Agricultural Technology
A-112 BS Agribusiness
A-113 BS Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering
A-114 BS Agriculture
A-115 BS Forestry
A-116 B Technical - Vocational Teacher Educ. Major in Animal Production
A-117 B Technical - Vocational Teacher Educ. Major in Agricultural Crop Production
A-118 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

BU Polangui Campus (PC)

A-141 B Elementary Education
A-142-1 B Secondary Education Major in English
A-142-2 B Secondary Education Major in Math
A-143 BS Automotive Technology
A-144 BS Computer Engineering
A-145 BS Computer Science
A-147 BS Electronics Engineering
A-148 BS Electronics Technology
A-149 BS Entrepreneurship
A-150 BS Food Technology
A-151 BS Information System
A-152 BS Information Technology
A-153 BS Information Technology (Animation)
A-155 BS Nursing
A-156 B Technology and Livelihood Education (BTLed)

College of Dental Medicine (CDM)

A-161 Doctor of Dental Medicine (*offering is subject to the approval of CHED CEB)
















Open University (OU)

A-171 BS Development Communication
(*offering subject to compliance of the conditions set by the BU BOR upon its approval)

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  1. CAN I APPLY USING MOBILE PHONE?
    Yes you can but we advise you to use PC or Laptop in applying for a much convenient view of the website and easier access on your downloadable files.

  2. HOW CAN I RETRIEVE MY BUCET APPLICATION FORM?
    Please go to this link buao.bicol-u.edu.ph/bucet_online/retrieve.php

  3. IS IT OKAY IF OUR MAILING STAMP IS MORE THAN PHP 50.00?
    YES. The Mailing stamp can be more than Php. 50.00 but not less than Php 50.00.

  4. WHAT IS THE MAILING ADDRESS OF BU ADMISSIONS OFFICE?
    Bicol University-Main Campus
    Admissions Office
    Legazpi City, Albay, 4500

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Note: It is advisable to use a Computer or Laptop upon online registration.

If you are already registered and forgot to download your Application Form, please visit this link: buao.bicol-u.edu.ph/bucet_online/retrieve.php