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CSE 2022 Schedule, Eligibility Requirements and Required Documents

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The Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced the schedule of the Civil Service Exam – Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) for the Year 2022.

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.

Career Service Examination, Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) for Professional and SubProfessional Levels for CY 2022:

APPLICATION PERIOD APPLICATION PERIOD
DATE OF EXAMINATIONFROMTO
August 7, 2022 June 2, 2022June 16, 2022

Note: 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 target number of applicants.

DURATION OF THE ACTIVITY (under normal circumstances)

Step by stepApplicants/ClientsDuration of ActivityService ProviderPerson in ChargeFees
1Download application
form from the CSC
website(www.csc.gov.ph)
2 minutesAction Officer
(CSC
Regional and
Field Offices
2Submit accomplished
application form without
affixing signature and
thumbprint.
10 minutesReview and evaluate
Application Form and
make clarifications, if
necessary.

Check the following:
a. proper    accomplishment of
    the form
b. qualification of the
    applicant (citizenship
    and age)
c. completeness and
    validity of supporting
    documents/
    requirements
d. require applicant to
    affix signature and
    thumbprint
Action Officer
3Affixsignature and
thumbprint on the form
in the presence of Action
Officer.
1 minutesVerify examination
records of applicant
through E-Retaker*/
DIBAR** System.

 If applicant is qualified
to take examination,
return application form
and advise client to pay
the examination fee to
the cashier. If applicant
is not qualified,inform
applicant of the reason
for the disqualification,
and return the
application form.
Action
Officer
4Pay to the Cashier.5 minutesProcess payment and
issue Official Receipt
(OR).
Cashier/ Action OfficerP500.00
5Present to Action
Officer the OR with the
processed application
form.
2 minutes Give examination
receipt slip and other
instructions/reminders.
Action Officer

Guidelines shall be observed in the conduct of the examinations are the following:

A. 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.

B. TESTING CENTERS

-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 Testing Centers. A complete directory of CSC Regional and Field Offices nationwide is available at the CSC website www.csc.gov.ph for reference.

C. 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:
Date of Examination3-month Prohibition Period on Taking the Same
Level of Examination (PPT, or CSC COMEX)
August 7, 2022 May 6, 2021 to August 6, 2022

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 (Citizenship Retention and Re- acquisition Act of 2003) may apply for and take the examination upon presentation of original, and submission of a copy of, certification of retention/re-acquisition of Philippine Citizenship (Identification Certificate) from the Bureau of Immigration, and meeting of all the other admission and application requirements for the examination.
  • Applicants with pending administrative 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 [e.g. Section 57 (a) of the 2017 Rules on Administrative Cases in the Civil Service].
  • 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. Along this line, based on RA No. 10635, passers of the examination for marine deck and engine officers given by the Maritime Industry Authority are considered as falling under the contemplation of RA No. 1080. Thus, they may opt not to take the corresponding examination anymore.

Also, the following individuals may opt not to take the corresponding examination
anymore:

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
    – Barangay Nutrition Scholar Eligibility under P.D. 1569
    – 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

D.APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • 1. Fully accomplished Application Form (appropriate CS Form No. 100).
  • 2. Four (4) pieces of identical I.D. pictures with specifications, as follows:
    a. Philippine 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 (no eyeglasses; no colored contact lens; no headdress, no bandana, or any other
    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 which includes: Given Name, Middle Initial (if any), Last Name, and Extension Name (if any)
  • 3. Original and photocopy of any of the following list of accepted I.D. cards for civil service exam, which is preferably valid (not expired on date of filing of application):
  1. Driver’s License
  2. Valid Passport
  3. PRC License
  4. SSS I.D.
  5. GSIS I.D. (UMID)
  6. Voter’s I.D.
  7. BIR I.D.
  8. PhilHealth I.D.
  9. Company/Office I.D.
  10. Current School I.D.
  11. Police Clearance/Police Clearance Certificate (with picture);
  12. Postal I.D.
  13. Barangay I.D.

Note:
1. Any other ID not included in the list shall NOT be accepted.
2. IDs lacking information, particularly the applicant’s date of birth, should be supported by Birth Certificate issued/authenticated by the National Statistics Office (NSO) or Local Civil Registrar (LCR).

  • 4. Duly accomplished Certificate of Consent (attached as Annex A)
  • 5. Examination fee of Five Hundred Pesos (PhP500.00)

E. WHERE TO GET APPLICATION FORM AND HOW TO FILE APPLICATION

E1.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.

E2. 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.

F. 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.).

G. EXAMINATION VENUE

As applicable, 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 Exam Announcement_CSE-PPT 2022 / Page 6 of 11 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.

IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

  • NO I.D. CARD/DOCUMENT, NO EXAM
  • Examinees who are unable to present either a Vaccination Card, or a “Negative” RT-PCR/Saliva/Antigen Test Result shall NOT be allowed to enter the testing venue and to take the exam.
  • Be at the testing venue not later than 6:30 a.m.
  • Wearing face masks 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. Examinees wearing SLEEVELESS SHIRT/BLOUSE, SHORTS/SHORT PANTS, TOKONG PANTS, RIPPED JEANS, and SLIPPERS will not be ALLOWED to enter the exam venue.
  • Male and female examinees’ long hair must be tied.
  • Bringing of cellular phones, including smart phones/watches and pens/eyeglasses with built-in camera, calculators, wristwatches with calculator, books and other forms of printed materials, and any other gadgets/electronic devices including those that may facilitate video/audio recording of any test material/form, or part/portion/phase of the conduct of the exam, and all other similar items, IN EXAMINEE’S SEAT IS NOT ALLOWED. Prior to occupying the assigned seat, examinees shall be required to deposit said items and all other personal belongings in the designated area. 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.

The CSC neither holds any review class nor publishes or distributes
any review material for any civil service examination. Further, the CSC
does not accredit and has not accredited any individual, group, or
review center for the purpose of producing/publishing and/or
distributing/marketing/selling any review material, and of offering and
holding review sessions/classes to prospective civil service examinees.
Availing of any such product/service shall be one’s personal option and
accountability.

Professional and SubProfessonal level – In English and Filipino
Scope of Examination

ReferenceProfessional LevelSub-Professional Level
Scope of ExaminationIn 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
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
Scope of ExaminationGeneral information items on the following:
> Philippine Constitution;
> Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees (R.A 67130;
> Peace and Human Rights Issues and Concepts; and
> Environment Management and Protection.
General information items on the following:
> Philippine Constitution;
> Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees (R.A 67130;
> Peace and Human Rights Issues and Concepts; and
> Environment Management and Protection.
No. of Test Items170165
Time Limit3 hours, 10 minutes2 hours, 40 minutes
Test Proper8:00 am to 11:10 am 8:00 am to 11:40 am
Time Required for Pre and Post Examination Activities/ Documentation Approximately one hour before and one hour after the test proper Approximately one hour before and one hour after the test proper

Professional and Subprofessional 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 first level (clerical) positions, 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.

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