FULL RESULTS: Civil Service Exam August 2018 CSE-PPT list of passers, top 10

MANILA, Philippines – (Updated October 17) The August 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 online on October 9, 2018 or in fifty-eight (58) days after the exam.
FULL RESULTS: Civil Service Exam August 2018 CSE-PPT list of passers, top 10

As disclosed, a total of 22,087 out of 181,985 examinees (12.14%) passed the exams.

On July 26, CSC reported that more than 250,000 hopefuls are set to take the August 12, 2018 CSE-PPT in more than 60 test locations nationwide. However, examinations in the National Capital Region (NCR) and Rizal were postponed due to poor weather condition brought by southwest monsoon or hanging habagat. CSC rescheduled the test on November 11. (Note: Separate results page for November 2018 civil service exam for NCR will be available on this site soon.)

CSC announced that passers who got at least 80 percent score 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).



The CSE-PPT is a general ability test designed to measure an individual’s preparedness to enter government service.

The Professional Level exam has 150 items in English and Filipino, and includes questions on numerical ability, analytical ability, verbal ability, as well as general information items such as on the Philippine Constitution, 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 Sub-Professional test has 145 items in English and Filipino. It has the same scope as the Professional test, except analytical ability, but includes questions on clerical ability.


The CSC through Examination Annoucement 04 s. 2017, said that exam results will be released within 60 days after the examination through posting the list of passers in the CSC website.

"The List of Passers shall be uploaded/posted on the CSC website www.csc.gov.ph within 60 days after the examination," the bulletin stated.

Official results can be expected on or before October 11, 2018 (Thursday).

Note that in the previous tests, results are being released within 41 days after the exam.

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.


In the August 2017 exams, results were released in 36 calendar days. A total of 25,127 examinees, representing 10.98% of the total 228,917 examinees passed. Adrian Callangan from Region II (Cagayan Valley), with a rating of 90.87, topped the Professional Level test. Mark Dave Balmilero, also from Region II, got the highest score of 87.54 for the Sub-Professional Level.

In the October 2016 exams, results were announced online in 41 days. A total of 22,978 out of 203,339 takers or 11.30% successfully hurdled the exams. Garnering a rating of 91.17, Clinton John Minglana from Caraga bested 175,305 total examinees of the Professional test. Dianne Franz Abal from Western Visayas got the highest rating of 86.99 among 28,034 Subprofessional test takers.

Exam Date Total Examinees Total Passers Passing % Days before release of results
March 2018 238,966 25,602 10.71% 60
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 August 2018 CS exam results, takers may also expect of passing rate around 11% or can be translated to around 20,000 passers for both levels of exams.


Passers shall be issued a Certification of Eligibility (CoE) printed on CSC letterhead, free of charge by November 12, 2018.

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.


Those who missed the filing for August 2018 exam may get CSE-PPT on March 17, 2019. Applications may be filed starting December 17, 2018 to January 16, 2019 at the CSC Regional Office (CSC RO), or at any of the concerned CSC RO’s Field Offices, where applicants intend to take the examination.

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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