DETAILS: July 2021 Civil Service Exam (CSE-PPT) Schedule and Requirements



The Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced the schedule of the Career Service Examination – Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) for Professional and Subprofessional Levels also known as Civil Service Exam for CY 2021 at Regions VI, VII, IX, XII, and BARMM through Examination Announcement No. 01 series of 2021.

Read: Refund of Examination Fee for the Cancelled March 15, 2020 Civil Service Exam

Examination Schedule


Here is the detailed schedule for 2020 Civil Service Exam (CSE-PPT), courtesy of CSC:

The Civil Service Exam is scheduled to take place on July 18, 2021 at Regions VI, VII, IX, XII, and BARMM. Application period will start from May 14, 2021 and will end on June 3, 2021.

UPDATE: In view of the uncertainties in the current health situation in Region IX, the CSC Regional Office IX shall NOT conduct the Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) on 18 July 2021. ~ CSC Region IX


Below are the details of the exam courtesy of Civil Service Commission (CSC):

Please note that acceptance of applications shall be on a "FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED" basis and shall be closed any time before the deadline if the CSC Regional/Field Office has already reached the maximum number of applicants.


Objective


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 RoE may also be a reference for employment in the private sector.



Qualification / Admission Requirements


All applicants must strictly meet the following qualification requirements:
  1. Filipino citizen;
  2. At least 18 years old on the date of filing of application;
  3. Of good moral character;
  4. Has 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;
  5. Has not been dishonorably discharged from military service, or dismissed for cause from any civilian position in the government; and
  6.  Has not taken the same level of Career Service Examination, either through PPT or CSC Computerized Examination (CSC COMEX), within three months before the date of examination:

Note:
a) Approval of applications may be recalled any time upon discovery of applicant’s disqualification, for which the examination fees paid shall be forfeited.

b) Applicants holding dual citizenship under R.A. 9225 (Citizenship Retention and Re-acquisition Act of 2003) may apply for and take the examination upon presentation of original, and submission of a photocopy of, Certification of Retention/Re-acquisition of Philippine Citizenship from the Bureau of Immigration, and meeting of all the other admission and application requirements for the examination.

c) 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 on Section 57 (a) of the 2017 Rules on Administrative Cases in the Civil Service.

d) The Bar examination given by the Supreme Court of the Philippines and the Board examinations given by the Professional Regulation Commission are declared civil service examinations under Republic Act (RA) No. 1080. Accordingly, and under CSC Resolution No. 90-1212, the passers are automatically considered as civil service eligibles. Thus, they may opt not to take the corresponding examination anymore.

Also, the following individuals may opt not to take the corresponding examination anymore:
 
>  Passers of Career Service Examination for Foreign Service Officer as the resulting Career Foreign Service Officer Eligibility is comparable to the Career Service Professional Eligibility

> Grantees of the following eligibilities under special laws and CSC issuances, which are comparable to the Career Service Professional Eligibility: 
-  Honor Graduate Eligibility under P.D. 907 
- Scientific and Technological Specialist Eligibility under P.D. 997
- Sanggunian Member Eligibility (2nd Level) under RA No. 10156
- Foreign School Honor Graduate Eligibility under CSC Resolution No. 1302714
- Veteran Preference Rating Eligibility (Professional) under EO No. 132, s. 1948 and EO No. 790, s. 1982 

> Grantees of the following eligibilities under special laws and CSC issuances, which are comparable to the Career Service SubProfessional Eligibility: 

-  Barangay Official Eligibility under RA No. 7160 
- Barangay Health Worker Eligibility under RA No. 7883
- Sanggunian Member Eligibility (1st Level) under RA No. 10156
- Veteran Preference Rating Eligibility (SubProfessional) under EO No. 132, s. 1948 and EO No. 790, s. 1982



Application Requirements


1. Fully accomplished Application Form (CS Form No. 100, Revised September 2016).
Note:  Print the form using legal size bond paper


2. Four (4) pieces of identical I.D. pictures with specifications, as follows:

a. Passport size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm or 1.8 inches x 1.4 inches)
b. Colored, with white background
c. Taken within three (3) months prior to filing of application
d. Printed on good quality photo paper (i.e. photo does not peel off)
e. 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)
f. In bare face (with no eyeglasses, colored contact lens, or any accessories that may cover the facial features; facial features not computer enhanced)
g. Showing left and right ears
h. Taken in full-face view directly facing the camera
i. With neutral facial expression, and both eyes open
j. With 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. Original and photocopy of any of the following I.D. cards for civil service exam, which is preferably valid (not expired on date of filing of application):

a. Driver’s License/Temporary Driver’s License (LTO O.R. must be presented together with old Driver’s License; O.R. alone is not allowed)/Student Driver’s Permit;
b. Passport;
c. PRC License;
d. SSS I.D.;
e. GSIS I.D. (UMID);
f. Voter’s I.D./Voter’s Certification;
g. BIR/Taxpayer’s I.D. (ATM type/TIN card type with picture);
h. PhilHealth I.D. (must have the bearer’s name, clear picture, signature and PhilHealth number);
i. Company/Office I.D.;
j. School I.D.;
k. Police Clearance/Police Clearance Certificate (with picture);
l. Postal I.D.;
m. Barangay I.D.;
n. NBI Clearance;
o. Seaman’s Book;
p. HDMF Transaction I.D.;
q. PWD I.D.;
r. Solo Parent I.D.;
s. Senior Citizen’s I.D.; and
t. CSC Eligibility Card (note: Implemented only beginning with the May 3, 2015 CSE-PPT).


Note: 
1. All other I.D. cards not included in the above list shall not be accepted.  
2.  As a last resort, expired I.D. card may be presented/submitted during filing of examination application, provided that, the expiry date of the I.D. card is within the preceding months of the year reckoning the date of filing of application.


4. Examination fee of Five Hundred Pesos (PhP500.00)



OTHER/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS, as applicable: 

a. Original and photocopy of Birth Certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority, or the Local Civil Registry printed on security paper (for applicants without date of birth in their I.D. card/s)

b. Original and photocopy of Certification of Retention/Re-acquisition of Philippine Citizenship issued by the Bureau of Immigration (for applicants holding dual citizenship under R.A. 9225)



Where to Get and File Application Forms


1.  Where to Get Application Form 

The application form (appropriate CS Form No. 100) is available at any CSC Regional/Field Office, or may be downloaded from the CSC website: www.csc.gov.ph. The application form may be printed/reproduced using legal size bond paper.

 [Download] CS Form No. 100, Revised September 2016


2.  How to File / Mode of Filing Application 

Applicants must communicate/coordinate with the CSC Regional Office (CSC RO), or with any of the CSC RO’s Field Offices, where they intend to take the examination regarding the mode of filing application and the corresponding procedures. A complete directory of CSC Regional and Field Offices nationwide is available at the CSC website www.csc.gov.ph for reference.




Testing Centers



The above listed testing centers may be subject to change in light of the emerging/evolving
COVID-19 situation.



Transfer of Testing Center


Requests for transfer of testing center shall be accommodated within the application period, or not later than five (5) working days after the deadline of filing of application. Strictly, no request for transfer of testing center shall be accepted beyond this period. Hence, applicants are advised to be circumspect and certain in determining the testing center where they intend to take the examination.

The applicant should submit a written request to the CSC Regional/Field Office where the application was filed, which shall be subject to evaluation by the CSC RO/FO concerned. The written request must indicate reason for the transfer of testing center and accompanied by supporting evidence, and a copy of the Application Receipt.

The written request shall be sent to the CSC Regional/Field Office concerned through e-mail, or
through courier (e.g. LBC, Lala Move, Mr. Speedy, 2Go Express, Grab Express, JRS Express,
DHL Express, J&T Express, etc.).



Examination Venue


Examinees shall be informed of their places of examination (school assignment) through the Online Notice of School Assignment (ONSA).

ONSA shall be available via the CSC website www.csc.gov.ph approximately two weeks before examination day. Examinees may opt to have a print-out of their Notice of School Assignment using ONSA for their personal reference, but, this is not mandatory and is not a requirement.

Note: The CSC does not recognize and is not liable for any other postings on any other websites that are not affiliated with, or are engaged in the unauthorized use of the name of, the CSC. 

Examinees who cannot access the ONSA and/or still do not know their school assignment one week before examination day should inquire directly with the CSC Regional/Field Office concerned. A complete directory of CSC Regional/Field Offices nationwide is available at the CSC website. 

Note: Examinees are strongly advised, as feasible, to visit and conduct an ocular inspection of their assigned school/testing venue at least one day before the examination day to be familiar with the school location and its route/direction, the available means of public transport, and particularly the time and motion requirement of travelling from point of origin to the school/testing venue considering the traffic situation. DO NOT RELY OR LEAVE YOUR FATE TO THE WORKINGS OF WAZE OR ANY OTHER GPS NAVIGATION/ROUTE/DIRECTION APP ON EXAMINATION DAY.




Examinee's Guide / Audio Visual Presentation (AVP)


An Examinee’s Guide/AVP shall be posted on the CSC website and other CSC official communication platforms (e.g. CSC Facebook Page) approximately 1 to 2 weeks before exam day. It shall contain comprehensive information on the conduct of the examination to include guidelines and procedures to be observed before exam day, on exam day, after exam day, and other concerns. Incorporating as well the health and safety protocols in light of the COVID-19 situation, the Examinee’s Guide/AVP shall serve as the Orientation/Briefing material of examinees regarding the conduct of the examination. As such, it shall be the responsibility of the examinees to access, read/watch thoroughly, and understand fully the Examinee’s Guide/AVP.


Health Declaration Form


As part of the health protocols in light of the COVID-19 situation, examinees shall be required to accomplish and submit a Health Declaration Form (HDF).

Examinees shall, as feasible, pre-accomplish not earlier than one (1) day prior to exam day, the Health Declaration Form (to be posted on the CSC website www.csc.gov.ph for downloading and printing), but with temperature reading to be written only upon going through thermal scanning at the school/testing venue main entrance on exam day.


Examination Day


IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

  • NO FACE MASK and  NO FACE SHIELD, NO ENTRY TO TESTING VENUE and NO EXAM
  • NO I.D. CARD/DOCUMENT, NO EXAM
  • Be at the testing venue not later than 6:30 am
  • Wearing facemasks and face shields, and practicing physical distancing shall be observed at all times, unless otherwise allowed.
  • Wear proper attire on examination day, preferably plain white shirt/tops. SLEEVELESS SHIRT/BLOUSE, SHORTS/SHORT PANTS, TOKONG PANTS, RIPPED JEANS and SLIPPERS ARE NOT ALLOWED.
Long hair (for both male and female) must be tied in "ponytail".
  • Bringing of cellular phones and any other gadgets, including smart phones/watches and pens/eyeglasses with built-in camera, calculators, wristwatches with calculator, books and other forms of printed materials and all other similar items, IN EXAMINEES SET IS NOT ALLOWED. In this regard, prior to occupying the assigned seat, examinees shall be required to deposit said items and all other personal belongings in the designated area.
Also, examinees are encouraged to use transparent bag.
  • Use of any aid in answering the test (such as calculators; books; dictionaries; and other forms of printed materials; watch calculators; cellular phones, smart phones/watches, tablets and any other gadgets; and all other similar materials/items) is NOT allowed.
  • Bringing of the test booklet outside of the testing room/venue is strictly prohibited. The examination, or test results, of those found violating this rule shall be cancelled.


THINGS TO BRING:



1. I.D. card – preferably the same I.D. card presented during filing of application. If the I.D. card to be presented for admission is different from the I.D. card presented during filing of application, the examinee must present any of the following accepted I.D. cards, which is preferably valid (not expired):

1.1 Driver’s License/Temporary Driver’s License (LTO O.R. must be presented together with old Driver’s License; O.R. alone is not allowed)/Student Driver’s Permit;
1.2 Passport;
1.3  PRC License;
1.4 SSS I.D.;
1.5 GSIS I.D. (UMID);
1.6 Voter’s I.D./Voter’s Certification;
1.7 BIR/Taxpayer’s I.D. (ATM type/TIN card type with picture);
1.8  PhilHealth I.D. (must have the bearer’s name, clear picture, signature and PhilHealth number);
1.9 Company/Office I.D.;
1.10 School I.D.;
1.11 Police Clearance/Police Clearance Certificate (with picture);
1.12 Postal I.D.;
1.13 Barangay I.D.;
1.14 NBI Clearance;
1.15 Seaman’s Book;
1.16 HDMF Transaction Card;
1.17 PWD I.D.;
1.18 Solo Parent I.D.;
1.19 Senior Citizen’s I.D.;
1.20 CSC Eligibility Card (note: Implemented only beginning with the May 3, 2015 CSE-PPT).


Note:
  • Photocopy only of I.D. card, or cellphone photo of I.D., shall not be accepted.
  • All other I.D. cards not included in the above list shall not be accepted.
  • As a last resort, expired I.D. card may be presented for admission on examination day, provided that, the expiry date of the I.D. card is within the preceding months of the year reckoning the date of examination (i.e. the expiry date of the ID should only be from January 1, 2021 to July 17, 2021. ID card/s with expiry date before January 1, 2021 shall not be accepted).

2.  BLACK BALL PEN/S (Note: Examinees must bring their own ball pen/s. Strictly, no borrowing of ball pen/s shall be allowed to prevent cross contamination.);

3.  Original of Birth Certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority, or the Local Civil Registry (only if ID card has no date of birth);

4.  Health Declaration Form (to be downloaded from the CSC website www.csc.gov.ph); and

5.  Personal alcohol/hand sanitizer (not more than 100 ml in size).

Note: Examinees may opt to bring water, or preferred beverage (except alcoholic beverage) placed in clear/transparent container, and/or candies/biscuits, which shall be subject to inspection by the Room Examiner/Proctor.


Scope of Examination and Other Information


1. Scope of Examination


2. Other Information






Passing Grade


To pass the test, an examinee should get a general rating of at least 80.00.



Release of Test Results


The List of Passers shall be uploaded/posted on the CSC website www.csc.gov.ph within 45 days after the examination.

Note:  Only the List of Passers posted on the CSC website is official. The CSC does not recognize and is not liable for any other postings on any other websites that are not affiliated with, or are engaged in the unauthorized use of the name of, the CSC. 


Examinees can generate their examination rating through OCSERGS or Online Civil Service Examination Result Generation System which can also be accessed through the CSC website. Generation of examination rating through OCSERGS shall be available approximately 15 days after the posting of the List of Passers, or as indicated in the corresponding issuance/advisory.




Issuance of Certificate, or Certification, or Eligibility Card to Passers


A Post Examination Advisory shall be released, and posted on the CSC website, containing
guidelines, procedures, requirements, schedule, and other information on the issuance of
Certificate of Eligibility, or Certification of Eligibility, or Civil Service Eligibility Card, to
examination passers.




Resulting Civil Service Eligibility


The civil service eligibility resulting from passing the CSE (Professional) shall be called Career Service Professional Eligibility. It is a second level eligibility appropriate for both first level (clerical) and second level (technical) positions in the government that do not involve practice of profession and are not covered by special/other laws.

The civil service eligibility resulting from passing the CSE (SubProfessional) shall be called Career Service SubProfessional Eligibility. It is a first level eligibility appropriate only for first level (clerical) positions in the government that do not involve practice of profession and are not covered by special/other laws.



Examination Advisory



1. Pre-Examination

The CSC shall issue an Examination Advisory one to two weeks before the examination day, which shall carry details on the following areas for the information of the examinees:

> Important reminders
> School assignment / testing venue
> Things to bring
> Scope of examination and other information
> Other reminders
> Updates / developments regarding the examination

2. Post Examination

Similarly, an Examination Advisory shall be issued to inform the examinees on the release of examination results. As such, the post examination advisory shall provide details on areas, as follows:

  • Individual examination result/rating through OCSERGS
  • Issuance and claiming of certificate of eligibility, or certification of eligibility, or eligibility card for passers
  • Claiming of certification of eligibility at conduit CSC Regional/Field Office

Both the pre-examination advisory and the post examination advisory shall be posted on the main CSC website www.csc.gov.ph and on the official CSC Facebook page, as appropriate. The advisory may also be posted on individual websites of the CSC Regional Offices/Field Offices, as applicable.




Examination Announcement No. 01 , s. 2021



Source: CSC





23 comments:

  1. Ma'am/Sir, what about those applicants last year na hindi naka exam because of the COVID 19?

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  2. Good day ma'am/ sir kapagka walk in ang mag register ba, ano po yung dadalhin na papers? Pwede ko dn po bang malaman kung saan ang office nyo sa Tagbilaran, Bohol?

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  3. How about Region 2 po kelan po? Thanks in advance po.

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  4. hi! Where is the testing center in Manila?

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  5. hi po bakit walang testing center sa region 13 po

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  6. How about region X kailan ang schedule of date examination?

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  7. suggestion ko lang po ito sana gawin na lang ninyong on line ang civil service exams nationwide kasama ang ncr para maiwasan ang mgkahawa hawa sa covid 19 kung ang mga paaralan nga may on lune class na sila why civil service exams can do the same.

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  8. How about Region XI po? Bakit di included sa listahan?

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  9. Maam/sir how about region V po?

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  10. Maam/sir how about Cebu? bakit po wala sa list for region VII.

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  11. Maam/sir, ask ko lang po Kung may aaplayan po ba kami online for appointment pra sa examination? Or direct po kami talaga pumunta sa office pra magpasa sa mga requirements?

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  12. Good Day! May scheduled date na po ba for other regions such Region 4a?

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  13. Maam/sir, ask ko lang po Kung may aaplayan po ba kami online for appointment pra sa examination? Or direct po kami talaga pumunta sa office pra magpasa sa mga requirements?

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  14. Good day, ma'am/sir, regarding po sa Civil Service Exam, hindi po ba kasali ang Region X, CDO sa testing center?
    Thank you po for considering this message.

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  15. Hello Good day! Yung Caraga Region po? When?

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  16. Good day!
    Kelan po sa CALABARZON- Quezon Province
    Thank you

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  17. Mayroon po ba testing center sa Cebu?

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  18. Good day! Ask ko lang po yung mga examiner na taga Guimaras na hindi naka kuha ng exam sa iloilo last August 2019 dahil sa bagyo pero niresched ng March 2020. Subject for refund din ba? Thanks

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