The 2016 Principals' Test is to be given on November 6, 2016, according to DepEd Memorandum NO. 80, s. 2016 issued on May 17, 2016, by the Department of Education (DepEd).
Those test-takers should have any of the following eligibility:
- One year as Head Teacher; or
- Two years as Teacher-in-Charge or Master Teacher; or
- Five Years as Teacher III or SPED Teacher; or
- Five years as incumbent public school teachers who has five years of managerial and supervisory experience in a DepEd recognized institution or Commission on Higher Education (CHED) recognized higher education institution.
Coverage of the Test
The examination shall cover situational critical thinking questions relevant to the role of SH in the following domains: School Leadership, Instructional Leadership, Creating Student-Centered Learning Climate, Human Resource Management and Professional Development, Parent Involvement and Community Partnership, School Management and Operations, and Personal and Professional Attributes and Interpersonal Effectiveness.
70% passing grade in all domains is required to pass the examination.
From the following links:, the applicants may secure an online form from May 16 to June 18, 2016, which is the deadline for filling up the form, after that it would no longer available:
|Online application links|
For details, download the DepEd Memorandum No. 80, s. 2016.