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    New schedule of postponed March 2020 civil service exam

    MANILA, Philippines – As the country is facing the threat of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Civil Service Commission (CSC) declared suspension/cancellation of March 15, 2020 civil service exams. Aspiring civil servants are now asking "when is the new date of CS exam?"
    When is possible reschedule / new date of postponed March 2020 civil service exam?

    The March 2020 Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) was supposed to be held in 66 testing locations nationwide with an estimated total of 293,845 individuals nationwide registered to take the test. Of the figure, an estimated 253,419 will take the Professional Level of exam while an estimated 40,426 will attempt to hurdle the Subprofessional Level.

    The suspension of exams was aligned with President Rodrigo Roa Duterte's declaration of a State of Public Health Emergency throughout the country and calling for the implementation of urgent, critical measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.

    READ: March 15, 2020 civil service exam postponed due to COVID-19

    As of press time, CSC has no announcement yet on the rescheduling but below details might answer your question...

    Enhanced community quarantine in Luzon

    Duterte declared enhanced community quarantine in Luzon effective March 17. The additional restrictions aim to further combat the effect of the continuing and increasing spread of COVID-19.

    Dr. Darwin Bandoy of the College of Veterinary Medicine at UP Los Baños and the School of Veterinary Medicine at University of California at Davis predicts that the reported cases will only peak in the last week of June 2020.


    Dr. Bandoy’s findings also coincide with the study abroad, in US and the UK.

    Studies suggest that the government might have to enforce prolonged and more stringent lockdown for the rest of 2020. And going back to the question "When is possible reschedule of cancelled civil service exams?", the answer could be is in the second half of 2020 (at least) or worst case early 2021.

    June 17 Update: CSC cancels remaining exams via PPT this year, resets suspended March 2020 CSE-PPT in 2021

    PRC on May 8 new schedule of postponed March-June 2020 board exam as some of its offices have resumed operations, those under the general community quarantine (GCQ).

    UPDATES

    The Summit Express will update this page for the development of our fight against COVID-19 and the dates of the resumption of cancelled civil service exam. Stay tuned and Like Us on Facebook for real-time updates.

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