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    Application for UPSS Graduate Programs A.Y. 2022 – 2023 is NOW OPEN!

    Last updated: March 15, 2022, 8:06 p.m.

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
    1. Accomplished Application Form with Passport size photo (Download here: bit.ly/StatGradAppForm)

    2. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation (at least one from former employer/immediate superior) (Download here: bit.ly/StatGradRecoForm)

    3. Official Transcript of Records (TOR) or True Copy of Grades (TCG) (for current undergraduate students)

    4. Photocopy of PSA Birth Certificate (original to be submitted once admitted)

    5. Photocopy of PSA Marriage Certificate (for married women; original to be submitted once admitted)

    6. TOEFL score report (for foreign applicants whose medium of instruction in the schools they attended is not English)

    7. Validation Exams (will be administered online)

    - PMDSA: (1) Probability and Statistical Inference, (2) Calculus and Matrix Algebra, (3) Programming Aptitude
    *All PMDSA applicants are required to take the validation exams

    - MoS: (1) Probability and Statistical Inference, and (2) Calculus and Matrix Algebra
    *may be taken depending on the evaluation of the Graduate Committee

    - MS Stat: (1) Probability and Statistical Inference, and (2) Calculus and Matrix Algebra
    *may be taken depending on the evaluation of the Graduate Committee

    - PhD Stat: (1) Probability and Statistical Inference, and (2) Calculus and Matrix Algebra
    *may be taken depending on the evaluation of the Graduate Committee

    8. Interview (may be required depending on the evaluation of the Graduate Committee)

    IMPORTANT DATES
    April 22 (Friday) - Deadline of Submission of Requirements

    April 25 (Monday) - May 6 (Friday) - Evaluation of the Applicants

    May 9 (Monday) - May 13 (Friday) - Announcement of Results of Evaluation
    *Applicants will be informed whether they need to take the validation exams.
    *All PMDSA applicants have to take the validation exams.

    May 28 (Saturday) - Validation Exams

    May 30 (Monday) - June 3 (Friday) - Re-evaluation of Applicants based on Validation Exam Results

    June 6 (Monday) - Announcement of Final Evaluation Results
    *Those who will need to take the bridging program during the midyear need to process admission as non-degree on or before June 15

    June 15 (Wednesday) - June 16 (Thursday)) - Registration for Midyear 2022

    June 20 (Monday) - Start of Midyear 2020 classes

    TOPICS OF VALIDATION EXAM
    Probability and Statistical Inference - probability of events, random variables, expectations, density and distribution functions, sampling distributions, point estimation, interval estimation, hypothesis testing

    Calculus and Matrix Algebra- differential and integral calculus, infinite series, matrix algebra

    Programming Aptitude - (not language-specific) logic, algorithms, pseudo-codes, scenario-based problem solving

    ONLINE SUBMISSION
    Kindly upload the application requirements in this Google Form (bit.ly/StatGradAppUpload) on or before April 22 (Friday) and read the guidelines for submission very carefully. Note that you need a Google email account in order to submit the following requirements.

    Recommenders should send their accomplished forms directly via this Google Form (bit.ly/StatGradRecoUpload) on or before April 22 (Friday).

    ANY OTHER QUESTIONS? Contact us at statgraduate.upd@up.edu.ph!

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