National Service Training Program

  • guilloThe Batangas State University is committed to extend services to its immediate community through the National Service Training Program (NSTP), an academic requirement for its students.

    Promoting welfare through volunteerism is one of the objectives of the University’s NSTP. Thus, the program motivates students to actively involve themselves in community development and social entrepreneurship. The University takes pride in the development among students of values, patriotism, national pride and virtues that create the spirit of initiative, volunteerism, cooperation and participation in nation building.

    The passion to help others remains alive among the students and faculty trainers. They extend knowledge and skills to help people, even those strangers to them! The NSTP Office is grateful to the University administration for the support to the worthwhile NSTP endeavors in pursuit of quality service a value that the University upholds!


    Dr. Romeo M. Guillo, Jr.
    Asst. Director, NSTP

  • The National Service Training Program Office (NSTP Office) is the University unit that manages the implementation of the service training mandated under Republic Act No. 9163 (otherwise known as the NSTP Act of 2001) which provides that all tertiary level students taking baccalaureate or vocational courses must take one of the three components of this service training program, namely, Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), Civic Welfare Training Service (CWTS) and Literacy Training Service (LTS).

    Committed to provide relevant service training for students, the office oversees military and community-based activities that instills values for development through the 307 th NROTC Unit in Gov. Pablo Borbon Campus 1 and Gov. Pablo Borbon Campus 2 and Malvar and the 401 st ROTC Unit in ARASOF-Nasugbu and Balayan Campuses, as well as CWTS and LTS programs in all campuses of the University.

    Directly supervised by the VPAA, the NSTP Office is headed by the Director assisted by Assistant Directors, Heads of components and/or coordinators.

    Service training in Batangas State University is pursued under the STET-VIP approach.

    Functions, Duties and Responsibilities

    The General Functions of the Office include:

    1. implementation of the mandates of RA 9163, specifically enhancing civic consciousness and defense preparedness in the youth by developing the ethics of service and patriotism while undergoing training in any of the three (3) program components (ROTC, CWTS and LTS) specially designed to enhance the youth’s active contribution to general welfare;
    2. promoting civic consciousness and develop students’ physical, moral, spiritual, intellectual and social well being;
    3. inculcate the ideals of patriotism, nationalism, and advance students’ involvement in public and civic affairs; and
    4. motivate, train, organize and involve the students in military, literacy, civic welfare programs, and other similar endeavors in the service of the nation

    The Duties and Responsibilities include:

    1. academic supervision over the design, formulation, adoption and implementation of program of instruction of NSTP components;
    2. support to University’s involvement in socio-civic and community affairs;
    Vision, Mission, Goals and Objectives

    A. Civic Welfare Training Service (CWTS) / Literacy Training Service (LTS)


    To conduct enhancement for civic welfare services geared towards strengthening the values, and traits of the youth, develop social entrepreneurs, volunteers, and socio-economic mobilizing force, serving communities as value-driven innovators for progress and development while working closely with a network of organizations within and outside the higher educational institution.


    Recovery of the youth’s sense of patriotism and national pride, values and habits of discipline and hard work, integrity and accountability for nation building, volunteer in the enhancement of valuable and effective members of the National Service Corps of the Civic Welfare Training Service.


    To promote and integrate values education, transformational leadership and sustainable social mobilization for youth development, community building, national renewal and global solidarity.


    1. To promote and protect the physical, mental, spiritual, intellectual and social well being of the youth.
    2. To inculcate patriotism and nationalism in the youth.
    3. To encourage their involvement in public and civic affairs.
    4. To identify their role as change agents in the community.
    5. To prepare and implement projects that will answer specific needs of the society.


    1. We are guided by our commitment to:
    2. Love God
    3. Human Dignity
    4. Truth, goodness and social responsibility
    5. Innovation and creativity
    6. Synergy and professionalism
    7. Protection of the environment
    8. Indigenous learning and conservation
    9. Quality service delivery

    We Develop…

    1. Volunteers, virtuous social entrepreneurs who are result-oriented individual with strong values to contribute national peace, development and security;
    2. Individuals, organizations institutions committed to serving people for God’s glory to enhance growth and development in the society.

    We Serve community by…

    1. Developing an informed and aware community;
    2. Encouraging inter-government agency cooperation;
    3. Assisting the community in defining and identifying ideas of development;
    4. Providing complementary assistance and support to facilitate socio-economic development, environmental and natural resources management and delivery of basic services; and
    5. Uplifting the well-being of people.

    We pursue our goals through…

    1. Integrative approach to human development that begins with one’s development that begins with one’s self
    2. Partnership with local officials, civic leaders and non-government organizations;
    3. Self-reliant community development supportive of national goals;
    4. Community building;
    5. Participatory decision-making.

    B. Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC)


    To organize, train, equip and administer naval reservists in order to provide the Philippine Navy/Army base of expansion in the event of war innovation, rebellion or disaster/calamities, and to assist in the socio-economic development of the country.

    Unit Mission

    To train and develop college students in the rudiments of military training service for capable Philippine Navy/Army in Armed Forces of the Philippines Reservists.

    General Objectives

    1. Administer the National Service Training Program (NSTP) to those who opted to take military service.
    2. Support the environmental protection and civil military operation (CMO) activities of Reserve Center Southern Luzon.

    Specific Objectives

    1. Conduct the basic military training and advance ROTC.
    2. Participate environmental protection and civil military operation activities.
    3. Maintain and operate facilities, equipment and related equipage of the ROTC unit.
    Personnel and staff at BSU NSTP Main office
    1. Director, NSTP Romeo M. Guillo, Jr.
    2. OIC-Head, NSTP-CWTS, Main Campus 1 & 2 Mr. Alvin R. De Silva
    3. Administrative Staff Mr. Paul Michael Enriquez