Monday, November 4, 2019

DETAILS: March 2020 & August 2020 Civil Service Exam CSE-PPT Schedule, Application, Requirements

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced the schedule of the Civil Service Exam - Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) for the Year 2020. The first schedule of CSE will be held on March 15, 2020 while the second set on August 9, 2020. The application will be on First Come, First Serve basis. Civil Service Commission (CSC) said that applications may close earlier than the deadline if the Regional Offices or the Field Offices have already reached the target number of applicants.

Here is the detailed schedule and deadline of application for 2020 Civil Service Exam (Professional and Subprofessional levels), courtesy of CSC.

Date of Exam Start of Application Deadline of Application
March 15, 2020 (confirmed)  December 16, 2019January 15, 2020
August 9, 2020 (confirmed)May 11, 2020 June 10, 2020

SEE ALSO: Results and List of Passers - Civil Service Exam August 4, 2019

As per CSC, the applications must be personally filed at CSC Regional Office (CSCRO) in which the applicant wish to take the examination.

QUALIFICATIONS

The Civil Service Examination is open to all Filipinos who want to be eligible and work at local government positions.

CSE-PPT for both professional and subprofessional levels is an eligibility test to gauge the examinees' preparedness in working with the government. Here are the specific qualifications posted by CSC:
  1. Must be Filipino citizen;
  2. Must be of good moral character;
  3. Must have not been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude, or disgraceful or immoral conduct, dishonesty, examination irregularity, drunkenness or addiction to drugs;
  4. Must have not been dishonorably discharged from military service or dismissed for cause from any civilian positions in the government; 
  5. For Career Service Examination applicants:
    • Must be at least 18 years of age on the date of filing of application.
    • Must have not taken the same level of Career Service Examination, regardless of mode, within the last three (3) months before the date of examination.
Take note of the following additional reminders
  • Approval of applications may be recalled any time upon discovery of applicant’s disqualification, for which the examination fees paid shall be forfeited.
  • Applicants holding dual citizenship under R.A. 9225 may apply for and take the examination upon presentation of original and photocopy of Certification of Retention/Reacquisition of Philippine Citizenship from the Bureau of Immigration, and meeting of all the other admission and application requirements for the examination.
  • Applicants with pending administrative and/or criminal cases may take the examination and shall be conferred the eligibility if they successfully pass the same. However, this is without prejudice to the outcome of their pending cases. If they are found guilty, their eligibility shall be forfeited based on the penalties stated in the decision and under existing Civil Service Law and Rules.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Below are the specific requirements the applicant must comply:
  1. APPLICATION FORM: Fully accomplished application form (CS Form No. 100, Revised 2016). Download the form here. The 'Signature' and the 'Right Thumb mark' as per CSC shall be left blank as this will be accomplished in the presence of CSC representative/ processor. 
  2. ID PICTURES: Four (4) pieces of ID photos printed in good quality photo paper, Passport size, colored with white background, with handwritten name tag showing the signature over printed full  name format. In the photo studio, just tell that the photo is to be used for Civil Service application, they already know the specifications. Meanwhile, here are the detailed specifications:
    • Taken within the last three (3) months prior to filing of application
    • Philippine passport picture size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm or 1.78” x 1.38”)
    • Colored, with white background and printed on good quality photo paper
    • Must be in standard close-up shot (from shoulder level up with the head and face occupying at least 80% of the picture and with the name tag positioned at approximately 1 inch or 2.54 cm. below the chin)
    • Must be in bare face (with no eyeglasses, colored contact lens, or any accessories that may cover the facial features (facial features not computer enhanced)
    • Must show the left and right ears
    • Must be taken in full-face view directly facing the camera, with neutral facial expression and both eyes open
    • Must have handwritten (not computer-generated) name tag legibly showing signature over printed full name in the format: First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name, and Extension Name, if any
  3. VALID ID with clear picture and Date of Birth and signature: Original and photocopy of any of the following: Driver's license, PRC License ID, SSS ID, GSIS ID, Voter's ID, BIR ID, Philhealth ID, Postal ID, Current company ID, Current School ID, Police Clearance, Barangay ID.
  4. NSO BIRTH CERTIFICATE: if the ID of the applicant doesn't contain the birth date, he/she shall bring the authenticated birth certificate. 
    • For applicants without date of birth in their I.D. card/s, original and photocopy of Birth Certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (formerly National Statistics Office) or the Local Civil Registry printed on Security Paper (SecPa).
    • For applicants holding dual citizenship under R.A. 9225, original and photocopy of Certification of Retention/Re-acquisition of Philippine Citizenship issued by the Bureau of Immigration.
  5. EXAMINATION FEE: 500 pesos
BAR/ BOARD/ HONOR GRADUATES CSC ELIGIBILITY

Bar examination passers given by the Supreme Court of the Philippines are automatically granted with Civil Service Eligibility.

Board Exam passers given by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) are also automatically granted with CSC eligibility under Republic Act No. 1080.

Honor Graduates may opt not to apply also since they are already eligible and may be granted with Honor Graduate Eligibility under P.D. 907.

Though the following are already CSC eligibles, they can always opt to take CSE if they like.

SEE ALSO: Complete list of Civil Service Eligibilities

EXAMINATION COVERAGE

The 2020 CSE-PPT both for Professional and Subprofessional levels covered the following topics:

Professional Level (Prof) - In English and Filipino
  • Numerical Ability (Basic Operations; Word Problems)
  • Analytical Ability (Word Association - identifying assumptions and conclusions; Logic; Data Interpretation)
  • Verbal Ability (Grammar and Correct Usage; Vocabulary; Paragraph Organization; Reading Comprehension)
SubProfessional Level (SubProf) - In English and Filipino
  • Numerical Ability (Basic Operations; Word Problems)
  • Clerical Ability (Filing; Spelling)
  • Verbal Ability (Grammar and Correct Usage; Vocabulary; Paragraph Organization; Reading Comprehension)
The general information items on the following: Philippine Constitution; Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees (R.A. 6713); Peace and Human Rights Issues and Concepts; and Environment Management and Protection are also included for both professional and sub-professsional exams.

NUMBER OF EXAM ITEMS/ TIME/ PASSING GRADE

For Professional level, 170 items in a 3 hours and 10 minutes time will be given while 165 items in a 2 hours and 40 minutes time for Sub-Professional level. The applicant is advised by the Commission to come at the examination center one hour before the test proper.

The examinee shall obtain 80.00% general rating to pass the examination.

RELEASE OF RESULTS

CSC is releasing the official list of passers for all regions in the 2020 Civil Service Exam Exam (CSC-PPT) within 41-60 days after the exams.

CSC advised examinees to directly coordinate with CSC Regional Office for other concerns like verification of examinee number, and other examination result related matters.

In March 2019March 2018 and August 2018 Civil Service Exams, results were released after 60 days while during April 2016, October 2016March 2017 and August 2017 Civil Service Exams, the results were out within forty one (41) days.

PROFESSIONAL/SUBPROFESSIONAL ELIGIBILITY

Career Service Professional Eligibility is the second appropriate level for both first and second level government positions that do not involve practice of profession and are not covered by other laws.

Meanwhile, Sub-Professional Eligibility is only appropriate for the first level government positions that do not involve practice of profession and are not covered by the other laws.

The CSE-PPT examination aims to establish a Register of Eligibles (RoE) from which certification and appointment to first and second level positions in the civil service, except those involving practice of profession and/or are covered by special laws, shall be made, provided the eligibles meet the qualifications and other requirements of the positions.

The official memo for CSE 2020 schedule is yet to be released by the Civil Service Commission, stand by here updates.



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  1. Is it legit that even students who are age 18 can take a civil service po?

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    1. Correct, 18 years old and above can take the CSE

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    2. 51 yrs.old napo ako-pwede pa po ba ako mgtake ng civil service

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  2. saan po dto sa maynila pwd mag attend nd CS Exams.? sorry po kc bago lang po kami dto dating nd ko po alam.

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    1. For March 2020 CSE, applications will start on December 16, 2020. Proceed to the nearest CSE office you wish to apply. Room assignments will then follow which will specify the school and room you're assigned.

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    2. paano po mag appointment po thru internet po?

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  3. Can you take CSE and LET at the same time? (they're both March)

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    1. Yes you can, as long as there's no conflict on dates. Meanwhile, PRC is not yet releasing the board exams schedule for next year.

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  4. Online examination is available po ba o hindi? OFW like me na gustong mag take ng exam, paano po?

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  5. pwede po ba makapagtake ng exam yong naka 72 unit's lng?

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  6. Pwede po bang kumuha sa march yung mga hindi nakapasa ngayung august?

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  7. Meron po ba exam na for civil service dito sa Olongapo City? Thank you

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  8. Mark my word! makakapasa ako sa this coming 2020 CSE Exam .

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  9. paano po mag appointment for the CSE and where the exact place?

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  10. ano poong requirements para sa exam must be high school grad? panu pag ALS grad pwedi po ba?

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  11. Hi. Tama po ba pagkakaintindi ko? Yung board passer ay automatic na magagrant ng CSC eligibilty? Ibig po bang sabihin nun pwede lang kumuha ng CSC license?

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  12. Where to file civil service here in region 4-A?

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    1. CSC Field Office - Cavite
      #108 LTO Compound, Palico IV
      Imus City, Cavite 4103
      Tel.# (046) 471-9288
      ro04.fo_cavite@csc.gov.ph
      cscro4_cavite@yahoo.com

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      CSC Field Office - Cavite
      Provincial Capitol Compound, Trece Martires City, Cavite 4109
      Tel.# (046) 419-2534

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  13. Where to file civil service within Region 2 cagayan valley?

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    1. The list of CSRO offices in region 2 can be find in this link:

      http://www.csc.gov.ph/2014-02-20-02-39-26/region-ii.html

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  14. San po ipapapasa yung requirements?

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    1. Any CSRO offices near you.

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  15. Eligible na po ang ang Board passer ng REGISTERED MASTER ELECTRICIAN(RME)?

    Thank you

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  16. hindi na po ma mkita yung exam score result sa 10/23/2016 exam gusto ko sana mkita.

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  17. Pwede po ba magtake ulit nextyear yung di nakapasa nitong august 2019? Thankyouu

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  18. good day po.saan po ang malapit na office ng CIVIL SERVICE ,taga taytay po ako.

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  19. Hello po ask ko lang po kung san pwede mag file this coming December near Lancaster, General Trias Cavite. Thank you.

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    1. CSC Field Office - Cavite
      Provincial Capitol Compound, Trece Martires City, Cavite 4109
      Tel.# (046) 419-2534

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  20. hello po..saan pwede mag file ng civil
    service exam sa mandaluyong area.. thanks

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