Civil Service Exam (CSE) Schedule, Application 2022

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Through CSC Examination Announcement No. 02 s. of 2022, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) published the schedule of the Civil Service Exam (CSE) for the year 2022.

The CSE-PPT for 2022 will be held in March and June of that year. The following are the application details:

Date of ExamStart of ApplicationDeadline of Application
March 13, 2022January 12, 2022January 27, 2022
June 19, 2022April 12, 2022April 28, 2022

Qualifications

The Civil Service Examination is open to all Filipinos who want to be eligible and 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. The following are the specific qualifications listed 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. Must be at least 18 years of age on the date of filing of application.
  6. 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.

Requirements for application

  1. APPLICATION FORM: Fully accomplished application form (CS Form No. 100). Download the form here.
  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. EXAMINATION FEE: 500 pesos
  5. Original and Photocopy of Vaccination Card (only if applicable)
  6. Original and Photocopy of Birth Certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) or the local Civil Registry.
  7. Original and Photocopy of the Identification Certificate (IC) issued by the Bureau of Immigration (only for applicants holding dual citizenship under R.A. 9225; and applicants recognized as citizens of the Philippines under Sec 1, Article IV of the 1987 Philippine Constitution.

How to file CSE application for 2022?

Interested applicants must coordinate with the CSC regional office/ field office where they intend to take the exams. Find the contacts here.

Health Declaration Form

In view of the COVID-19, situation, all examinees are required to accomplish and submit a Health Declaration Form. The said form will be posted at CSC website. The temperature field will be filled out before entering the testing venue.

Online Notice of School Assignment (ONSA)

The room assignments for the 2022 Civil Service Exam will be posted by CSC through the Online Notice of School Assignment page.

In cases that the name is not available in ONSA, applicants may verify directly at the Regional/Field office concerned.

Things to bring during exams

  • ID Card
  • Health Declaration From
  • Vaccination Card (for fully vaccinated)
  • Negative RT PCR/ Saliva/ Antigen Test Result (for partially vaccinated/not yet vaccinated)
  • Certificate of Consent
  • Black ball pens
  • Personal Alcohol/Sanitizer

Bar/ Board/ Honor Graduates CSC Eligibilities

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.

Examination Coverage

The 2022 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-professional 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.

Passing Score

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 45 days after the exams.

For the March 2022 CSE, results are targeted to be released by May 12, 2022 while for June 19, 2022, results are expected on or before August 18, 2022.

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

Professional and 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.

Below is the official memo for CSE 2022 to be conducted at the regions mentioned above, courtesy of CSC.

Updates

To keep updated on the official result of 2022 Civil Service Exam CSE-PPT, we advise our visitors to bookmark this page, visit CSC official website, follow us at our social media pages via Facebook and Telegram or join the members discussions at our Facebook Group.

Source: PRCBoard.com

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