200,000 examinees to take April 6, 2014 Civil Service Exam (CSE-PPT)

Manila, Philippines - The Civil Service Commission (CSC) announces that close to 200,000 examinees will take the Civil Service Examinations known as the Civil Service Exam - Paper and Pencil Test (CSE-PPT) on April 6, 2014 in 52 test locations nationwide.

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CSC said that Metro Manila (NCR) has the highest concentration of examinees with a total of 31,640.

Other regions with large numbers of examinees are Southern Luzon (Region 4) with 28,404; Central Luzon (Region 3) with 13,500; SOCCSKSARGEN (Region 12) with 12,734; and Zamboanga Peninsula (Region 9) with 12,553.

86.49 percent or 171,684 will take the Professional level while the rest will take the Subprofessional level.

Examinees may now check the complete list of room assignment per region for April 6, 2014 CSE-PPT here.

The 2014 Civil Service Exam is subdivided into Career Service Professional Examination and Career Service Sub-Professional Examination.

CSC Reminders to April 6, 2014 examinees

On exam day, examinees are required to bring the valid ID they presented during application, as well as the examination slip issued to them.

Failure to take the test will mean forfeiture of examination slot. No refund and no request for reschedule will be allowed.

CSE-PPT Exam coverage

The Career Service Examination is a general ability test which covers the following subject areas: vocabulary, grammar and correct usage, paragraph organization, reading comprehension, analogy, logic, and numerical reasoning for the Professional level.

On the other hand, the Subprofessional level covers vocabulary, grammar and correct usage, paragraph organization, reading comprehension, numerical reasoning, spelling, and clerical operations.

Both levels have general information questions on the Philippine Constitution, the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees (Republic Act No. 6713), peace and human rights issues and concepts, and environment management and protection.

The Professional level is three hours and 10 minutes long with 170 items, while the Subprofessional level lasts two hours and 30 minutes with 165 items.

Examinees need to obtain a rating of 80 percent to pass the exams.

Eligible to enter the civil service

Passers of the Career Service Examinations will be conferred an eligibility needed for permanent appointment in government positions.

The civil service eligibility, however, does not apply to positions that involve practice of profession or are covered by special laws.

The second written Career Service Examination for the year is scheduled on Oct. 26. Application will be from April 7 to Sept. 11 at any CSC Regional or Field Office.

Qualification, application requirements, and other related information about the civil service exams are posted on the CSC website.

CSC reminds the public that it does not produce any review material nor does it conduct or accredit any review center for the Career Service Examinations.

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