FULL RESULTS: March 18, 2018 civil service exam CSE-PPT passers list, top 10

MANILA, Philippines - (RELEASED. Updated May 17) The March 2018 Civil Service Exam results or Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) full list of passers and topnotchers (top 10) for professional and sub-professional level are released on May 16, 2018 or in 60 calendar days after the exam.

FULL RESULTS: March 18, 2018 civil service exam CSE-PPT passers list, top 10

The first CSE-PPT this year was conducted by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) on March 18, 2018 (Sunday) to more than 200,000 aspiring civil servants in 61 testing locations nationwide. This also covered examinees from Iligan, affected by the hostility in Marawi City last year.

UPDATE: CSC named a total of 25,602 passers of the professional level and 4,573 successful examinees of the sub-professional level. See statistics below courtesy of csc.gov.ph.

The test has the objective of establishing 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 covered by special laws, provided the eligibles meet the qualifications and other requirements of the positions.

Passing CSE-PPT Professional Level gives second level eligibility appropriate for both first level (clerical) and second level (technical) positions in the government. Meanwhile, Sub-Professional Eligibility means passers are appropriate only for first level positions in the government.



Region Designation Total Passers Prof. Total Passers Sub-Passers Prof.
Region 13 NCR 7,038 1,259
Region 1 Ilocos Region 1,232 304
Region 2 Cagayan Valley 1,425 239
Region 3 Central Luzon 1,843 383
Region 4 Southern Tagalog 3,995 946
Region 5 Bicol Region 1,120 147
Region 6 Western Visayas 1,607 298
Region 7 Central Visayas 1,100 217
Region 8 Eastern Visayas 487 72
Region 9 Zamboanga Peninsula 1,037 93
Region 10 Northern Mindanao 942 80
Region 11 Davao Region 1,171 108
Region 12 Soccsksargen 778 92
Region 14 CAR 1,388 286
Region 15 CARAGA 370 44
Region 16 ARMM 69 5
TOTAL 25,602 4,573


"The list of passers shall be uploaded/posted on the CSC website www.csc.gov.ph within 60 days after the examination," the commission announced.

In previous examinations, results were out online within 41 days after the test.

We advise takers to monitor announcement of results between May 15 to May 17 (Tuesday-Thursday) or in 58-60 days. Note that results may be released earlier or on later date due to unforeseen circumstances without prior notice.

Examinees, both passed and failed, may get their individual test results using the Online Civil 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.

The Summit Express, a website which covers civil service examination for about six (6) years, will ensure all of its readers and followers on social media to get updates in few weeks or days before the announcement of results.


Passers are those who obtained a general rating of at least 80% on CS exams.
They shall be issued a Certification of Eligibility (CoE) printed on CSC letterhead, free of charge.

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 or as indicated in the corresponding advisory of CSC.

Those who will pass should coordinate and verify first if their Certification is already available before going to the CSC Regional/Field Office. Contact numbers of the CSC office may be accessed at the CSC website.

The basic requirements in claiming the Certification are:

1. ID card - preferably the same ID card presented during the filing of application even if already expired by the time/date of claiming. You may also present any government, school or company ID, which must be valid (not expired).

2. Application Receipt with CSC Official Receipt (if available).

Note: CSC may require additional document/s as necessary to establish the identity of the 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.


In the March 2017 CSE-PPT, results were released online after forty (40) working days. A total of 25,090 (21,640 for the professional level and 3,450 for the sub-professional level) out of 230,736 takers (10.87%) passed the exam. Michael Louie D. Lim from Northern Mindanao, with a rating of 92.45, topped the 188,528 examinees of the Professional exam, while Faye S. Cruz from Metro Manila, with an 89.12 rating, placed first among the 31,169 hopefuls of the SubProfessional level.

In the April 2016 examinations, results were announced after 39 working days. A total of 25,276 out of 229,463 examinees or 11.02% passed the CSE. 22,041 conferred the civil service Professional eligibility, while the 3,235 of the successful examinees received SubProfessional eligibility. With a rating of 92.36, Hannah Ivyn Hazel Damian from NCR bested the 187,720 examinees of the Professional level. On the other hand, topping the 29,797 SubProfessional examinees was Jerome De Chavez, also from NCR, with a rating of 88.28.

Exam Date Total Examinees Total Passers Passing % Days before release of results
August 2017 228,917 25,127 10.98% 36
March 2017 230,736 25,090 10.87% 40
October 2016 203,339 22,978 11.30% 41
April 2016 229,463 25,276 11.02% 39
October 2015 119,333 13,152 11.02% 41

For the March 2018 CS exam results, takers may also expect of passing rate around 11% or can be translated to around 26,000 passers for both levels of exams.


The Professional level exam, 170 test items, covered vocabulary, grammar and correct usage, organization of ideas, analysis, word analogy, data interpretation, logic and abstract reasoning and numerical reasoning.

The Sub-professional exam, 165 test items, includes vocabulary, grammar and correct usage, organization of ideas, analysis, clerical ability, spelling and numerical reasoning.

Both levels of exam covered General Information items: Philippine Constitution, Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees (RA 6713), peace and human rights issues and concepts and environmental management and protection.


Those who missed the filing for March 2018 exam may get exam on the second CSE-PPT this year, on August 12. The period for filing of applications is on April 10 to June 22, 2018.

Note: Acceptance of applications shall be on first-come, first-served basis and shall be closed any time before the deadline if the CSC Regional Office has already reached the target number of applicants.

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— The Summit Express

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