retention policy

To maintain quality education, the institution adheres to a retention policy for all admitted students, to wit:

  1. For Maritime Cadet Officers Program;
    • Must pass the annual physical and medical examinations.
    • Must maintain an average grade of 2.0 (85%) in all subjects enrolled and with no failing grade/s and dropped subject/s.
    • If the cadet-student fails in any of the requirement of the program, he will be advised to shift to other program of his/her own choice or preference.
    • If he commits blunder and other grave offense, despite repeated reminders/warnings, he will be dropped from the roll.
    • Drug Test is done every semester. A student found to be positive in prohibited drugs is subject for confirmatory test at the PNP crime laboratory.
    • A student must finish the BSMT or BSMAR-E program within 6 years after completion of academic requirements. Otherwise, the student shall take remedial programs based on the MHEIs Quality Standards Systems (QSS) requirements.
  2. For Other Board Programs;
    • A student with no failing grade/s and dropped subject/s and has maintained an average grade of at least 2.3 (82%) in all subjects enrolled in the previous semester is eligible to continue his course. Failure to meet the required average grade in all subjects, concerned student will be placed under probationary status for one semester and shall only be allowed to continue his desired program should he meet the required average grade of 2.3 (82%). Otherwise, he/she shall be advised to shift to a non-board program.
    • If the student failed or dropped a subject/s due to illness, financial constraints or etc., he/she may be referred to the College Dean for validation.
    • Drug Test for Criminology students is done every Semester. A student found to be positive in prohibited drugs is subject for confirmatory test at the PNP crime laboratory.
Ref. No: QP-DO-AR-BP-018
Status: Rev. 08
Date Issued: August 2021
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