Filing of the August 12, 2018 CSE-PPT in CAR Closed

The CSC through Examination Announcement No. 4, s. 2017, announced the nationwide conduct of the Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test for Professional and Sub-Professional Levels for CY 2018. Material part of the said Announcement reads:

 “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/Filed Office has already reached the target number of applicants.”

 Relative thereto, the Civil Service Commission-Cordillera Administrative Region (CSC-CAR) announces the closure of the filing of examination applications for the Career Service Examination- Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) scheduled on August 12, 2018 in the Cordillera Region. The filing period for the said examination was earlier announced to last up to June 22 of this year but the prescribed quota of examinees for the entire Region has already been achieved as of June 19.  

 The CSC-CAR Regional Office and its Field Offices are no longer accepting examination applications for the said examination.  The August 12, 2018 CSE-PPT will be conducted in the Cordillera Region in the following test centers:

                                     Baguio City

                                  Bangued, Abra

                                    Lagawe, Ifugao

                                  Luna, Apayao

 The general admission rules apply on examination day whereby examinees shall be required to present a valid I.D. card, Application Receipt with CSC Official Receipt or Notice of School Assignment, if available. Examinees are also reminded to bring black ballpen. They shall be at the test center before 7:30 a.m. on examination day. The gates of Examination Centers shall be closed at exactly 7:30 AM and late examinees shall no longer be allowed entry to take the exams.

 Examinees are advised to visit the CSC-CAR Regional Office or the nearest CSC Field Office in their area for any examination-related concerns. For inquiries, they may call the following phone numbers: 442-0367; 424-2659; 422-6208 or 09088851426.






Director IV

 June 19, 2018


Exam Advisory for POE, FOE, and BCLTE

The Civil Service Commission released advisories for three upcoming examinations on June 24, 2018. Examinees for the Penology Officer Examination (POE), Fire Officer Examination (FOE), and Basic Competency on Local Treasury Examination (BCLTE) are provided with important reminders detailing the School Assignment, things to bring, and scope of examination, among others. The advisories can be downloaded below:

Penology Officer Examination

Fire Officer Examination

Basic Competency on Local Treasury Examination

[PRC Press Release] March 2018 Teachers Examination Results Released

Press Release

Call for Nominations to the “2018 Search for Outstanding Volunteers”

The Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV) aims to highlight the exemplary performance and dedication to service of Filipino volunteers in helping people and communities and recognize the role of volunteerism in development and nation-building.

The Search is open to individuals and organizations currently providing volunteer assistance in the Philippines, with the following criteria:

1. Individuals of Filipino citizenship;

2. Filipino or local chapters of foreign/ international non-profit organizations; and

3. Filipino or local chapters of foreign/ international corporate organizations.

Categories of Awards:
A. National Outstanding Volunteer Award (NOVA)

  • Individual: Youth, Adult
  • Organization: Not-for-profit, Corporate

B. Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Individual
  • Organization

Nomination Process:
1. Nomination forms (download here: individual and organization) must be submitted to the SOV Regional Search Committee that covers the area where the volunteer or volunteer organization is based. For the Cordillera Administrative Region, accomplished nomination forms must be submitted to NEDA-CAR, Botanical Garden, Leonard Wood Road, Baguio City or email them at

2. Deadline for submission of nominations is on July 15, 2018.

For the complete guidelines, download the pdf version here or visit PNVSCA website at

News Release: CSC releases results of March 18 Career Service exams

A total of 25,602 or 10.71% out of 238,966 examinees passed the Career Service Professional Examination, while 4,573 representing 11.20% of the 40,821 examinees passed the Career Service Sub-Professional examination, last March 18, 2018.
The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) got the highest passing rate in the Professional level at 17.32% or 1,388 passers out of 8,014 examinees. For the SubProfessional level, the National Capital Region (NCR) had the highest passing rate at 14.80% or 1,259 out of 8,506 examinees.
CY Rodriguez from NCR topped the Professional level with a rating of 87.01, while Arvin Aliguin from Southern Tagalog topped the SubProfessional level with 88.36 rating.
Completing the list of top performing examinees in the Professional level are: Maryliz Zubiri (NCR)-86.66, Kevn Benedict Prudon (NCR)-86.61, Gilson Joseph Galera (CAR)-86.50, Jazhper Eirrol Sanidad (NCR)-86.45, Eula Tricia Ann Mines (Davao Peninsula)-86.43, Joshua Cris Aguilar (Southern Tagalog)-86.43, Dominni Jermond Abarro (Davao Peninsula)-86.42, Marfin Loi Cabuyao (Southern Tagalog)-86.42, and Angeli Apostol (Central Visayas)-86.32.
On the other hand, highest scorers in the SubProfessional level are: Pisseth Bien Amie Mabanta (Southern Tagalog)-88.28, Ma. Armae Hazel Joy Medina (NCR)-88.19, Alfrey Oria (NCR)-88.19, Czendra Faye Compares (Cagayan Valley)-88.15, Donna Mae Gaviola (NCR)-88.04, AJ Wincielou Johanna Gabin (Central Visayas)-88.02, Celso Raro III (Southern Tagalog)-87.92, Willy Ann Joves (Ilocos Region)-87.91, and Arexon Doria (Ilocos Region)-87.74.
Other regions with notable passing rate include: for the Professional level – NCR (17.10%), Central Luzon (13.39%), Southern Tagalog (11.81%), and Central Visayas (11.25%); and for the SubProfessional level – CAR (12.37%), Central Luzon (12.96%), Southern Tagalog (12.14%), and Western Visayas (10.70%).
The complete list of successful examinees of the March 18 CS Exams may be accessed through the CSC website Certifications of Eligibility (CoE) are expected to be available by June 18 at CSC Regional Offices. Passers must present at least one valid ID upon claiming of the CoE.
Meanwhile, examinees, both passed and failed, may generate their individual rating through OCSERGS or Online Civil Service Examination Result Generation System on the CSC website by June 1.
The new Professional eligibles may be appointed to both first level (clerical) and second level (technical) positions in the government, including executive/managerial positions in the second level, provided they also meet the education, experience, training, and other requirements of the positions. On the other hand, the SubProfessional eligibles may be appointed only to first level positions in the government. Both the Professional and SubProfessional eligibilities are appropriate to positions that do not involve practice of profession and are not covered by special laws.
The next schedule of the Career Service examinations will be on Aug 12. Application period is ongoing until June 22. ###
(Originally posted in Philippine Civil Service Commission Facebook page, May 23, 2018)