The National Service Training Program.
04 [REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9163] AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NATIONAL SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAM (NSTP) FOR TERTIARY LEVEL STUDENTS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7077 AND PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1706, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES SECTION 1. Short Title. — This Act shall be known as the “National Service Training Program (NSTP) Act of 2001”. Establishment of the National Service Training Program. — There is hereby established a National Service Training Program (NSTP), which shall form part of the curricula of all baccalaureate degree courses and of at least two (2)-year technical-vocational courses and is a requisite for graduation, consisting of the following service components: Declaration of Policy. — It is hereby affirmed the prime duty of the government to serve and protect its citizens, In turn, it shall be the responsibility of all citizens to defend the security of the State and in fulfillment thereof, the government may require each citizen to render personal, military or civil service. The changes in the laws that govern the National Service Training Program Students, male and female, of any baccalaureate degree course or at least two (2)-year technical-vocational courses in public and private educational institutions shall be required to complete one (1) of the NSTP components as requisite for graduation. Duration and Equivalent Course Unit. — Each of the aforementioned NSTP program components shall be undertaken for an academic period of two (2) semesters. NSTP Offering in Higher and Technical-Vocational Educational Institutions. — All higher and technical-vocational institutions, public and private, must offer at least one of the program components: Provided Fees and Incentives. — Higher and technical-vocational institutions shall not collect any fee for any of the NSTP components except basic institution fees, which shall not be more than fifty percent (50%) of what is currently charged by schools per unit. Scholarships. — There is hereby created a Special Scholarship Program for qualified students taking the NSTP
publish time: 2021-01-29
Here illustrate the changes of the National Service Training Program. The National Service Training Program (NSTP) is a training program that passes through three (3) program components. It is a plan to develop service and patriotic ethics and to improve youth civic awareness and defense capabilities.
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