FULL RESULTS: August 20, 2023 Civil Service Exam CSE-PPT list of passers, top 10

MANILA, Philippines – The August 2023 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 subprofessional level are expected to be released online on or before November 3, 2023 or within seventy-five (75) calendar days after the exam.

CSC said that a total of 345,293 examinees out of 373,638 registered individuals (92.41%) took the CSE-PPT on August 20, 2023 in 95 testing centers nationwide. This comprised 304,247 examinees for the CSE-Professional Level, and 41,046 examinees for the Subprofessional Level.

Among the regions, the National Capital Region reported the biggest turnout of examinees at 48,200, followed by Region IV and Region III with 39,355 and 24,227 aspirants, respectively.

CSC said that passers who got at least 80 percent rating will be eligible for a position in the civil service provided the eligibles meet the qualifications and other requirements - education, experience, and training.

  • PROFESSIONAL LEVEL: NCR A-G | NCR H-O | NCR P-Z | CAR | CARAGA | ARMM | Region 1 | Region 2 | Region 3 | Region 4 A-G | Region 4 H-O | Region 4 P-Z | Region 5 | Region 6 | Region 7 | Region 8 | Region 9 | Region 10 | Region 11 | Region 12
  • SUBPROFESSIONAL LEVEL: NCR | CAR | CARAGA | ARMM | Region 1 | Region 2 | Region 3 | Region 4 | Region 5 | Region 6 | Region 7 | Region 8 | Region 9 | Region 10 | Region 11 | Region 12
  • TOP 10 PASSERS: August 2023 Civil Service Exam Professional Level
  • TOP 10 PASSERS: August 2023 Civil Service Exam Sub-Professional Level
  • Verification of rating (OCSERGS): August 2023 Civil Service Exam


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

The CSE-PPT covered the following subjects (in English and Filipino):

Professional Level (Prof) -170 items with a time limit of 3 hours and 10 minutes
  • Numerical Ability (number sequence, basic operation, and word problem)
  • Analytical Ability (word analogy and logical reasoning)
  • Verbal Ability (vocabulary, grammar and correct usage, and correct reasoning of thought process)

SubProfessional Level (SubProf) - 165 items; time limit is 2 hours and 40 minutes
  • Numerical Ability (number sequence, basic operation, and word problem)
  • Clerical Ability (filing, spelling)
  • Verbal Ability (vocabulary, grammar and correct usage, and correct reasoning of thought process)

General information items on the following for both levels:
  • Philippine Constitution;
  • Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees (R.A. 6713);
  • Peace and Human Rights Issues and Concepts; and
  • Environment Management and Protection


The CSC is targeting November 3, 2023 (Friday) release of CSE-PPT results or 75 calendar days after the examination. This was announced through Examination Announcement No. 02, s. 2023.

But with the surge of examinees for this batch of exams, delay on the releasing of results is also expected. We advise takers to monitor announcement of results between October 19 and November 8, 2023 or in 60-80 calendar days.


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.


In the March 2023 civil service exam, 64,420 examinees out of 381,607 (16.88%) passed the exams. A total of 54,478 or 16.42 percent out of 331,816 examinees passed the Professional Level Examination, while 9,942, representing 19.97 percent of the 49,791 examinees, passed the Subprofessional Level exam. With a rating of 92.63, Glenn C. Gonzales from the National Capital Region (NCR) topped the Professional level, while LM Tricia T. De La Cruz from Western Visayas topped the Subprofessional level with a 90.24 rating.

In the August 2022 civil service exam, a total of 26,307 out of 138,703 (18.97%) examinees passed the test. The Professional Level logged 22,241 passers out of 117,938 examinees or a passing rate of 18.86%. Meanwhile, 4,066 out of 20,765 examinees or 19.58% passed the Subprofessional Level. Leading the passers for professional level is Kate Angelica P. Pasobillo from Bicol Region, who garnered a rating of 90.08%. Rey Timothy H. Nalica from Southern Tagalog bested the subprofessional exam with 94.77% rating.

In the June 2022 civil service exam, CSC released results in sixty-eight (68) calendar days after the exam. The agency named 20,996 out of 129,117 (16.26%) examinees who passed the test. In terms of level of exam, 17,503 out of 109,228 takers of the Professional test hurdled the exam, translating to a passing rate of 16.02%. The passing rate for the Subprofessional test is slightly higher at 17.56% or 3,493 passers out of 19,889 examinees. Pauline Delgado from the National Capital Region (NCR) topped the professional level exam with 96.77%. Meanwhile, John Patrick Las Pinas from Davao Region bested the subprofessional level exam with 95.74%.

In the March 2022 civil service exams, CSC announced results in exactly sixty (60) calendar days after the exam. A total of 12,179 out of 70,833 (17.19%) successfully passed the examinations - 9,651 out of 56,980 (16.94%) for the professional level and 2,528 passers out of 13,853 examinees (18.25%) for the sub-professional level. CSC did not release list of topnotchers.

In the August 2019 civil service exams, results were released after sixty (60) working days. A total of 29,733 examinees passed the CSE-PPT. Said figure represents 11.62% of the total 255,778 examinees for both Professional and Subprofessional levels. Karriza Gem Reopta, from NCR, bested 224,777 Professional level examinees with a rating of 88.91, while Sidney Dani Gelito, from Southern Tagalog topped the Subprofessional test with a 90.14 rating out of 31,001 examinees.

In the March 2019 CSE-PPT, results were out after 64 working days. A total of 27,944 out of 264,473 total examinees (10.57%) passed the exams. Donna Rizalyn Leus from Southern Tagalog led the 24,304 Professional eligibles as she garnered a rating of 87.03. Meanwhile, Christiani Matugas from NCR topped the 3,640 Subprofessional eligibles with a rating of 94.37%.

For the August 2023 CS exam results, takers may expect of passing rate around 10-20%.


Exam Date Total Examinees Total Passers Passing % Days before release of results
March 2023 381,607 64,420 16.88% 75
August 2022 138,703 26,307 18.97% 59
June 2022 129,117 20,996 16.26% 68
March 2022 70,833 12,179 17.19% 60
August 2019 255,778 29,733 11.62% 60
March 2019 264,473 27,944 10.57% 64
August 2018 181,985 22,087 12.14% 58
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


Passers shall be issued a Certification of Eligibility (CoE) printed on CSC letterhead.

Those who will pass should coordinate and verify first through CSC announcement 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 schedule of the next Civil Service Exam for Professional and Sub-Professional Levels is yet to be announced but expected in March 2024. Those eyeing for eligibility are encouraged to monitor for the opening of filing applications.


FULL RESULTS: August 20, 2023 Civil Service Exam CSE-PPT list of passers

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