Take the Civil Service Exam and work for the government!
The CSE – Pen and Paper Test for Professional and Subprofessional levels are open to Filipino citizens, regardless of educational attainment, who are at least 18 years old at the time of filing of application, and have not taken the same level of examination within three months before the date of examination.
If in case you did not pass the exam, don’t worry because you can retake it. The CSC said there is no limit in taking the Career Service examinations, citing that an individual may continuously take the exams regardless of the number of times failed.
For those who are scheduled to take the Civil Service Exam this March, the Civil Service Commission reminds everyone the following:
- The upcoming Career Service Examination – Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) for both Professional and Subprofessional levels will be this coming March 17, 2019.
- All those who are qualified to take the 2019 Civil Service Exam must determined their school assignment. It is also recommended that test-takers will visit the school or testing venue before the exam date to be familiar with the location and traffic situation.
*If you are late, you can’t take the exam.
School assignments maybe checked through the Online Notice of School Assignment (ONSA) via CSC website.
Another option on how to know the school assignment or testing center assigned to you is to call the regional or field office where you filed your CSE-PPT application.
3. The CSC strictly implements a “No I.D., No Exam” policy. Examinees are REQUIRED to present a valid I.D. card on examination day, preferably the same I.D. card presented during the filing of application.
If you lost the ID you used during application, you may present any of the following accepted valid ID:
- 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;
- PRC License
- SSS I.D.
- GSIS I.D. (UMID)
- Voter’s I.D./Voter’s Certification
- BIR/Taxpayer’s I.D. (ATM type/TIN card type with picture)
- PhilHealth I.D. (must have the bearer’s name, clear picture, signature and PhilHealth number)
- Company/Office I.D.
- School I.D.
- Police Clearance/Police Clearance Certificate
- Postal I.D.
- Barangay I.D.
- NBI Clearance
- Seaman’s Book
- HDMF Pag-IBIG Transaction I.D.
- PWD I.D.
- Solo Parent I.D.
- Senior Citizen’s I.D.
- CSC Eligibility Card
4. Be at the exam venue as early as 6 AM to verify and locate room assignment.
5. LATE Examinees will not be accepted into the testing center!!! Gates of testing venues will be closed to examinees at exactly 7:30 a.m. and those who will arrive later than 7:30 a.m. will not be admitted.
6. Failure to take the CSE Pen and Paper Test on scheduled date shall mean forfeiture of examination fee and slot. Re-scheduling of examination date is not allowed. *There is no refund if you failed to show up for the exam and if you did not pass.
7. Only black ball pens are allowed to be used in filling up the answer sheet (gel pen, sign pen, fountain pen, friction pen, or any other kinds of pen, including other colors of ball pen are not allowed).
8. The CSC also reminded the examinees to wear proper attire. Sleeveless shirt/blouse, short pants, and slippers are not allowed.
Good luck to the test takers this March 17, 2019.
The second Civil Service Exam schedule this year will be this coming August 4, 2019. Apply for the exam, aced it, build a career with the government!