DETAILS: August 2019 Civil Service Exam CSE-PPT Schedule, Application, Requirements

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced that the schedule of the Civil Service Exam – Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) for the Year 2019 will be held on March 2019 and August 2019. As announced, 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 2019 Civil Service Exams (Professional and Subprofessional levels), courtesy of CSC.

Date of ExamStart of ApplicationDeadline of Application
March 17, 2019December 17, 2018January 16, 2019
August 4, 2019May 6, 2019June 5, 2019

SEE ALSO: Results and List of Passers – Civil Service Exam March 2019

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


The Civil Service Examination is open to all Filipino citizens who wants to be eligible to work in 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

Applicants must be at least 18 years old at the time of filing for examination and with good moral character. The applicant has not been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime including moral turpitude, immoral conduct, dishonesty, examination irregularity, drunkenness and addiction to drugs.

CSC will not accept applicants who are dishonorably discharge from military service or dismissed for  a cause from any civilian government position.

In case of failure for so many times, applicant may still continuously take the same level of examination once and only every three (3) months.

Shall the application was approved, CSC has the right to withdraw upon discovery of grounds for disqualification. Fees paid are forfeited.

Images courtesy of CSC Region 4.


Below are the specific requirements the applicant must comply:

  1. APPLICATION FORM: Fully accomplished application form (CS Form No. 100, Revised 2015). 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. 
  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. 
  5. EXAMINATION FEE: 500 pesos
  6. In case of dual citizenship under RA 9225, the original and photocopy of Certificate of Retention/ Re-acquisition of Philippine Citizenship issued by BIR is required. 


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.

SEE ALSO: Complete list of exemptions in Civil Service Exam


The March 2019 and August 2019 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.


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.


CSC said that official list of passers and related results for all regions in the March 2019 and August 2019 Civil Service Exam Exams (CSC-PPT) will be available at their website within 41-60days 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 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.


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 is yet to be released by the Civil Service Commission, For details of the previous exams, you may also refer to below memo for details, courtesy of CSC.

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21 comments… add one
  • Unknown Jan 2, 2019 @ 4:59


    Ask ko lang po kung saan ako pwede mag pa register along NCR po. Then pwede po ba mag pa register during weekend ?

    Thank you.

  • Unknown Jan 8, 2019 @ 2:05

    san po pweding mag file ng application? pwede po bang mag file during weekend?

    thank you

  • Unknown Jan 14, 2019 @ 2:40

    San pa po may available slots? Kc po here in laguna wala na po

  • Unknown Feb 6, 2019 @ 9:55

    Pwede po bang mag take sa exam kahit nag stop ka sa pag-aaral pero enough na ang units para sa requirement? Thank you po.

  • Unknown Mar 9, 2019 @ 10:27

    Kelan po last day of passing the req.?

  • Unknown Apr 30, 2019 @ 2:26

    May slot pa po ba sa lucena…

  • Gaspi May 1, 2019 @ 6:41

    ilan po ang passing rate ng sub-prof? thank you.

  • _xluellax_ May 15, 2019 @ 6:53

    Hi ask ko lang , pwede weekends magpasa ng req or weekdays lang? What time din office hours, thanks

  • Unknown May 20, 2019 @ 23:29

    How to take a special exam for professional and where if I’m from region 9?

  • Unknown May 23, 2019 @ 3:21

    Saan po sa pasay pwede magparegister para po sa exam..

  • Unknown May 23, 2019 @ 9:46

    gud day po pd po mag tanung pd po ba sa online na lang mag submitte ng requirements.??? thank you po.

  • Unknown May 24, 2019 @ 0:31

    How many slots still available for region 8 at this moment?

  • Unknown May 26, 2019 @ 13:28

    Hellow po
    Ask qlang po pwedeng mag file ng application form vocational lang po ang natapos q slot sabela cauyan city

  • Unknown May 27, 2019 @ 4:02

    May available pa po bang slot for Tuguegarao City?

  • Unknown May 27, 2019 @ 4:05

    May available pa po bang slot for Tuguegarao City?

  • JEM May 28, 2019 @ 12:45

    may available slot pa po ba sa pampanga?

  • Avon Jun 3, 2019 @ 12:26

    May Available slot pa po ba s Batangas?

  • Sam Jul 15, 2019 @ 16:36

    Pag sta rosa laguna san ako mag apply and kelan po uli next batch? Please reply

  • Beth Jul 22, 2019 @ 12:27

    Hello po
    Itanong lang po sana namin kung saan po ang location ng mga mag-exam po sa Aug.4, 2019
    Salamat po sa sagot

  • Melani c suertefelipe Jul 26, 2019 @ 8:49

    MELANI C. SUERTEFELIPE sub Professional san po ako room salamat

  • Teodoro C Dagli Apr 18, 2022 @ 13:44

    good morning po sir/mam:

    may slot po kami, pero the problem po hindi po kami maka online application, wala po, minsan naka pasok po kami wala naman po reply sa email namin, for reference. Maraming salamat po! 4 kami region 4A, name po namin, Teodoro Carandang Dagli, Kaye N Bullon, Jackielyn S Nohay at Christine A lopera.

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