Saturday, June 18, 2016

Who are Exempted in Civil Service Exam (CSE)? Complete Exemptions




MANILA, Philippines - Who are exempted in taking Civil Service Exam - Pencil and Paper Test (CSE-PPT)? Am I already qualified? What are the requirements and process in securing Civil Service Eligibility Certificate? These are just some of the most common questions being raised by interested applicants who want to work in Philippine government and have a Civil Service Commission (CSC) eligibility. Passing the CSE-PPT is one of the basic requirements in securing any first and second level government positions in the country.

SEE ALSO: March 2017 and August 2017 Civil Service Exam (CSE) Application Schedule & Requirements

For some interested individuals who have plans to take the exam but are already eligible, you may opt to just go to the nearest CSC Regional Office and inquire about the requirements in obtaining the certification.

Summarized below are the complete exemptions to CSE professional and subprofessional eligibility exams.

A. BAR AND BOARD EXAM PASSERS ELIGIBILITY

Granted pursuant to Republic Act 1080, passers in bar exams conducted by the Supreme Court and licensure board exams conducted by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) are already exempted. As quoted from RA 1080, (Full details and requirements courtesy of CSC)

Eligibilities resulting from passing the Bar/Board examinations shall be required for appointment to positions the duties of which constitute the practice of profession regulated by the Philippine Bar/Board laws. Eligibilities resulting from Bar/Board examinations which require completion of a bachelor’s degree shall be considered appropriate to positions for which the examinations were given, and to other first and second level positions not covered by Bar/Board/special laws, and/or those that require other special eligibilities as may be determined by the Commission, or those that require licenses such as those positions listed under Category IV of CSC MC No. 11, s. 1996, as amended. (Provided under Item No. 6, Part V of the Revised Policies on Qualification Standards) Eligibilities resulting from Board examinations which require less than four (4) years of college studies shall be appropriate for appointment to positions for which the examinations were given, and to other first level positions not covered by other Board/special laws, and/or those that require other special eligibilities as may be determined by the Commission, or those that require licenses such as those positions listed under Category IV of CSC MC No. 11, s. 1996, as amended. (Provided under Item No. 7, Part V of the Revised Policies on Qualification Standards)
B. BARANGAY HEALTH WORKERS (BHW) ELIGIBILITY

Pursuant to Republic Act No. 7883, also known as the “Barangay Health Workers Benefits and Incentives Act of 1995”, a BHW with at least two years in college education leading to a college degree  and and five years of active and satisfactory service as BHW to the community may be granted with BHW eligibility. As extracted from RA 7883, (Full details and requirements courtesy of CSC)
The services must be voluntary, meaning, the BHW has not been employed and has not received any form of salary, or compensation, except honorarium, in the entirety of the five-year period for service requirement. The services rendered must be continuous for a minimum period of five (5) years, meaning, the BHW should have served actively and satisfactorily on a full time basis. The services rendered shall be under accredited status of the BHW, meaning, the applicant-BHW should already had been accredited by the Local Health Board before rendering the five-year service requirement. BHW who had been hired by agency under Job Order status and/or Contract of Service, may still avail of/qualify for the grant of BHWE.
C. BARANGAY NUTRITION SCHOLARS ELIGIBILITY

Pursuant to the Presidential Decree No. 1569, it says that the Barangay Nutrition Scholars shall be granted to Barangay-based volunteer workers for rendering at least 2 years of continuous and satisfactory nutrition services and other related activities such as community health, environmental sanitation, culture, mental feeding and family planning.

Likewise, the decree also stated that those who have been hired by agencies under Job Order status and/or Contract of Service may still avail of/qualify for BNS eligibility. (Full details and requirements courtesy of CSC)

D. BARANGAY OFFICIALS ELIGIBILITY

Barangay officials are granted CSC eligibility pursuant to Republic Act No. 7160 also known as the Local Government Code of 1991.

These consists of the Barangay Captain, Sangguniang Barangay members, Sangguniang Kabataan Chairmen, Barangay Officials: Barangay Treasurers, and Barangay Secretaries appointed by the duly appointed Barangay Chairman. (Full details and requirements courtesy of CSC)

E. ELECTRONIC DATA PROCESSING SPECIALISTS

Pursuant to CSC Resolution No. 90-083 dated January 22, 1990, passers of the proficiency tests and training courses administered by the ICTO formerly National Computer Center (NCC) shall be granted CSC eligibility. These includes those passers of Systems Analysis and Design and Computer Programming courses like Java, Microsoft Access and Microsoft Visual Basic. (Full details and requirements courtesy of CSC)

F. FOREIGN SCHOOL HONOR GRADUATES ELIGIBILITY

Pursuant to CSC Resolution No. 1302714 dated December 17, 2013, those who graduated summa cum laude, magna cum laude, cum laude or its equivalent in their baccalaureate degree beginning school year 1972-1973. Applicable Philippine law and rules shall be observed in resolving issues/concerns on  citizenship. (Full details and requirements courtesy of CSC)

F. HONOR GRADUATES ELIGIBILITY

Pursuant to Presidential Decree No. 907, dated March 11, 1976 entitled “Granting Civil Service Eligibility to College Honor Graduates”, those who graduated summa cum laude, magna cum laude or cum laude, in their baccalaureate degree, regardless of the number of years of completion both for Private HEIs with bachelor's degree recognized by Commission on Higher Education and State Colleges with baccalaureate degree duly approved by its Board of Trustees. (Full details and requirements courtesy of CSC)

G. SANGGUNIAN MEMBERS ELIGIBILITY

In accordance with CSC Resolution No. 1300486 pursuant to RA No. 10156 stating the act of conferring upon members of Sangguniang Bayan, Sangguniang Panlungsod and Sangguniang Panlalawigan, the appropriate CSE Eligibility. These includes the Vice Mayor, Vice Governor and regular members of Sanggunian. (Full details and requirements courtesy of CSC)

H. SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL SPECIALISTS ELIGIBILITY

Pursuant to Presidential Decree No. 997 entitled “Conferring Civil Service Eligibilities on Scientific and Technological Specialists on the Bases of Their Qualifications and the Requirements of Public Service”, the following are automatically granted with STSE provided additional requirements are met. As per CSC,

At least three (3) years of continuous experience in research and/or teaching in the pertinent field, which may include specialized training in research, or teaching experience at the college level in one’s major field or field of specialization, or completion of a patented invention or has earned a master’s or doctorate degree in his area of specialization. (Full details and requirements courtesy of CSC)

The applicant shall be specialized in the following fields of study.

Natural Sciences
  • Astronomy - Astrophysics
  • Biological Sciences - Biology (S & T),  Microbiology, Botany, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology , Ecology,  Physical Anthropology, Marine Biology and Zoology
  • Geological Sciences - Archeology, Geophysics, Paleontology, Seismology
  • Meteorology
  • Oceanography
  • Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering Sciences
  • Biological Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Ceramic Engineering, Materials Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Food Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Geothermal Engineering, Railway Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Textile Engineering, Nuclear Engineering
Mathematics and Information and Communication Technology
  • Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Pure Mathematics, Statistics
Other Disciplines
  • Environmental Science, Food Science
I. SKILLS ELIGIBILITY

Pursuant to CSC MC No. 11, s. 1996, positions which are not measurable by written test will be granted CSC eligibility. These include plant electrician, automotive mechanic, heavy equipment operator, laboratory technician, shrine curator, carpenter, draftsman, plumber, and others. (Full details and requirements courtesy of CSC)

J. VETERANS PREFERENCE RATING ELIGIBILITY

Pursuant to Executive Order (EO) No. 132, s. 1948 and EO No. 790 dated April 3, 1982, the veteran himself/herself or spouse and children shall be given Civil Service Eligibility. (Full details and requirements courtesy of CSC)

Should the applicant not in the list of eligibles, he/she may still apply for examination and be granted with CSC eligibility. CSC is administering these exams twice yearly. The next, as posted above will be on October 2016.



Disclaimer

All information posted above are courtesy of the Civil Service Commission. This article has been made for dissemination purposes only. Should you have further clarification, we recommend to call them at their hotline or visit their nearest Regional Office for further details.

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  1. Hi,

    Just want to clarify if the graduates of Electronics and Communication Engineering are also exempted?

    Regards,
    Christian

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    1. Nope, unless you passed the board exam.

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  2. I am an industrial design graduate . isn't counted?

    awaiting for reply asap. thankyou.

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    1. Hi, I am a graduate of Computer Engineering, A i eligible for exemption?

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    2. Hi I'm a graduate of Information technology. Am I eligible for exemption? Thanks in advance

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  3. just to clarify, i been sk kagawad for 6 years. Am I qualified?

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  4. Yes, you are. Go to the nearest CSC office for more details and for the requirements.

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    1. Sure po ba na pwede ang sk kagawad for 6 years??

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  5. Hello i am a graduate of Bachelor of science in Nursing, at pasado po ako sa Board exam (NLE) am i exemted to csc exam? And am i qualified to work as a government official? thank you..

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  6. yes..RA1080 is considered as 2nd level of eligibility

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    1. Alin nmn po un mga sub pro na ang hawak din prc

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  7. hello, i am an Information Technology Instructor for more than 6 years. i am also a graduate of Master in Information Technology. am i exempted?

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  8. Hello i am a graduate of Bachelor of science in Criminology, at pasado po ako sa Board exam (CLE) am i exemted to csc exam? And am i qualified to work as a government official? thank you.. -

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  9. Hello i am a graduate of Bachelor of science in Information Technology, am i exempted?

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  10. Good day, I'm a graduate of Computer Engineering since 1994, am I eligible for exemption?
    Thanks.

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  11. I have have my NCIII in bookkeeping. am I eligible for exemption?

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  12. Hi,
    I would like to ask if Instrumentation and Control Engineering is included in the exemption? Thank you.

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  13. Good day, may I ask if presidential academic awardee is exempted to take the exam? Your response will be highly appreciated. Thank you.

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  14. hi i am graduate of bs computer science, masters and business administration and working as asst professor for 5 years.. am i eligible for exemption? thanks

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  15. hi im one of the assessors of tesda for Food and Beverage services NCII.. am i eligible for exemption? thanks

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  16. Is Real Estate Broker Passer also eligible for exemptions?

    Thanks

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  17. Hi. Im a high school graduate, am i eligible to take the civil service exam?

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  18. Hi I'm a fire officer exam passer.. Pwede Po pa I convert it to civil service exam?

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  19. Hi I'm a passer of Professional Board Examination for Teacher (PBET) exempted na po ba ako sa CS exam at puyde ko nang gamitin ito to apply in any government offices?

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    1. YES.. Passers of Licensure Board Exams conducted by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) are already exempted.

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  20. Hi... good day graduate po aku ng BS Computer Science and BS Information Technology with all Cum Laude, Am I qualified for Honor Graduate Eligibility?

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  21. How about the elected kabataang barangay?

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  22. how about nc2 tesda passer? consumer electronics, computer system servicing , electronics product assembly servicing, instrumentation and control servicing and mechatronics servicing?

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  23. Hello, good pm.im graduate of medical technology..not a passers..but I have a license of medical laboratory technician issued from prc., am I qualified for civil service? What eligibility fit to me. Pro or sub pro.. thank you.

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  24. Hello!LET (licensure examination for teachers) na po ako.. exempted na po ba ako sa pag take ng CS exam? Paano po makakapag apply sa public office? O pwede ko na gamitin to? Thank you.

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  25. is purok chairman who rendered 3 years in the purok elligible?

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  26. Good afternoon, I'm a fresh graduate and I graduated as cum laude. Since I am already eligible, would that mean that I can already apply in any government offices directly or I still need to go to the nearest CSC office and ask for a certification? What would be the process and what are the needed requirements? Thank you and I will be waiting for your reply. God bless

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  27. Hi im an incoming fifth year Industrial Engineering student, am i allowed to take the CS exam on August 6 2017 even im not yet graduate?

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  28. RA 1080 clearly states the following are exemption from Civil Service Exam/Eligibility:

    Engineering Sciences
    Biological Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Ceramic Engineering, Materials Engineering, Computer Engineering, ... "Industrial Engineering"...

    I am an Industrial engineering Graduate meaning I am exempted from the CSE, and I can work in a government sector with taking the Civil Service Exam?

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  29. Hi..is this for Manila only?

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  30. hi i have my NCII and NC III certificate in electrical with three years of experience in teaching, w/no licence in teaching. can i convert my nc certfcte to MC 11?

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  31. Hi. I'm a graduate of political science. I have masteral units earned master in business administration. I have units earned in law studies too. Am I exempted to take civil service exam?

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  32. Is food technologist and food science the same?

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  33. Nikki Dela GuerraApril 11, 2017 at 7:39 PM

    Hi,
    I would like to ask if Instrumentation and Control Engineering is included in the exemption? Thank you.

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  34. i am bs marine engineering grad and done apprenticeship for 1 year and passed marina licensure exam,can i apply for csc eligibilty?

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  35. I passed the LET board exam last 2016. I am applying to both teaching and government positions, is R.A.1080 equals to CSC first level or second level eligibilities?

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  36. hi!!!good day po..ask lang po if credited ba o no need na po bah magexam for eligibility if nakapasa na po ng FOE(fire officer exam)?
    salamat po!!!!

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  37. How about agriculturist (Major in Animal Science) ??? LEA passers.. are they exemted??

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  38. im a cum laude garaduate of a private school. am i qualified .?

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  39. Pwede po bang magtake and mommy na at age 29 y/o.

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  40. Hello Po Graduate napo ako ng BSinformation Technology Exempted napo ba iyon?

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  41. Good day po..bhw po aq since 2008..pde npo b aq..graduate din po aq ng 4yr course..if ever po swan po aq pde mg apply ng bhwe..tga Batangas po aq..slmt po

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  42. good day! Bs Biology graduate po ako, kasali po ba ako sa eligible or kailangan ko pong mag take ng civil service exam?

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    1. hi..saan ka na po ba attached ngayon maam?

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  43. I have have my NCIII in Visual Graphic Design. am I eligible for exemption?

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  44. i already passed the licensure examination for teachers but i'm working as court stenographer. i'm not teaching since i passed the LET. do i have to renew my license?

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  45. Good day po.. I am NC III in Bookkeeping Passer.. is it qualified that I am eligible for exemption? I'm waiting for your reply because I want to take the CS Exam.. thank you

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  46. hi po tanong ko lang po exempted po ba ang subanen tribe sa exam sa civil service ?

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  47. hi graduate of advance rotc course are exempted? (Military science)

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  48. Hi! I am a graduate of bs railway engineering. Am i already exempted to take Civil Service exam? Thanks

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  49. Hi Passers po ako NCII for horticultural crops at nk engage po ako sa Phil.Crop Insurance Corp.possible po ba n exempted ako

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  50. Graduate po ako ng BS Agriculture NC2 passer din po ako ng horticultural crops exempted po ba ako

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  51. Hi . Graduate po ako ng Computer Programming at NCII passer. Exempted po ba ako?

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  52. Hello just ask lang prc board passer na ako.alam ko po na considered na po ako sa eligibility...pero gusto ko lang po mag exam ng cs...qualified po ba ako or ma deny ang application ko for exam?or e coconsider parin ba nila na makaexam ako kahit eligible na ako as board passer.thank you.need a reply asap .

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  53. Exempted din po ba ang mga fresh IT Graduate?

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