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List of Passers: Civil service exam results March 12, 2017 CSE-PPT


MANILA, Philippines - The March 12, 2017 civil service exam or Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) full results to include list of passers and top 10 from more than 200,000 takers are expected to be released online in April 2017.

Civil service exam results March 12, 2017 CSE-PPT

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced that a total of 230,736 takers tried to hurdle the first CSE-PPT this year in 60 testing centers nationwide. A total of 197,924 examinees or 85.78% took the professional level while 32,812 or 14.22% for the Sub-professional level.

CSC added that for both levels of examinations, passing rate is 80%. Passers will be eligible for the first and second level positions in the civil service provided the eligibles meet the qualifications and other requirements of the positions (education, experience, and training).

Here are the results of March 12, 2017 Civil Service Exam (CSE-PPT) - list of passers per region (check back for the updates)

Region Designation Total
Total Passers
Total Passers
Sub-Passers Prof.
Region 13 NCR 34,827
Region 1 Ilocos Region
Region 2 Cagayan Valley
Region 3 Central Luzon 15,703
Region 4 Southern Tagalog 32,654
Region 5 Bicol Region 15,351
Region 6 Western Visayas 15,626
Region 7 Central Visayas 14,227
Region 8 Eastern Visayas
Region 9 Zamboanga Peninsula
Region 10 Northern Mindanao
Region 11 Davao Region
Region 12 Soccsksargen
Region 14 CAR
Region 15 CARAGA
Region 16 ARMM
TOTAL 230,736

NOTE: View also the list of Top 10 Passers for Professional and Sub-professional levels on this page soon.

Bulk of examinees for March 2017 civil service exam came from the National Capital Region (NCR), 34,827, or 15.09% of the total takers nationwide. It is followed by Southern Tagalog (Region IV) with 32,654 examinees or 14.15%. The third highest number of examinees was recorded in Central Luzon (Region III) with 15,703 examinees.

Other regions of the country with considerable turnout of examinees include Western Visayas (Region VI) with 15,626 examinees; Bicol (Region V), 15,351; and SOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII), 14,227.


The CSC said that exam results will be released within 41 days after the examination through posting the list of passers in the CSC website

Official results can be expected from April 17 (Monday) to April 22 (Saturday or 41 calendar days after the exam).


In April 2016 examination, results were released online in 39 calendar days. A total of 25,276 out of 229,463 passed the exam or 11%.

In October 2016, results were out exactly 41 days. Same passing percentage can be observed, around 11%.

For March 2017, CSE-PPT takers may expect of the same percentage of passers, around 25,000 out of more than 230,000 examinees.

Exam Date Total Examinees Total Passers Passing % Days before release of results
April 2016 229,463 25,276 11.0% 39 Days
October 2016 203,339 22,978 11.3% 41 Days
March 2017 230,736 TBA TBA expected in 41 Days


Takers, both passed and failed, may get their individual test results using the OnlineCivil Service Examination Result Generation System (OCSERGS), which can also be accessed through the CSC website. Note: The date of OCSERGS availability will be posted here soon but you may expect approximately 15 days after the posting of the List of Passers.

Those who will pass should coordinate and verify with the CSC Regional Office concerned the availability of their Certification of Eligibility (CoE) and the requirements in claiming it. A complete directory of the CSC Regional Offices is available at the CSC website. Passers must personally claim their CoE. Representatives are not allowed to claim the same. Claiming of CoE shall be available approximately 30 days after the posting of the List of Passers.

A corresponding Advisory on these matters shall be posted in the CSC website. Any other concerns on examination result including verification of examinee number, examinees are advised to coordinate directly with the CSC Regional Office concerned. The CSC Regional Offices handle the releasing of examination results.


The Career Service Professional and Sub-professional examinations are general ability tests designed to measure an individual's preparedness to enter government service.

The Professional level exam covers vocabulary; grammar and correct usage; paragraph organization; reading comprehension; analogy/logic (i.e., word association, identifying assumptions and conclusions, logic, data interpretation); and numerical reasoning (i.e., basic operations, word problems).

Meanwhile, Sub-professional level also covers the same subject areas except for analogy/logic, in place of which is clerical operations (i.e., filing, spelling).


Those who have missed filing for March 2017 exam may get exam on second CSE-PPT this year, which is set on August 6. The period for filing of applications will run from April 3 to June 2. View complete details here.

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