Professional and Sub-professional Levels
B. MODES OF TAKING THE CSE
The Career Service Examination (Professional and Sub-Professional levels) may be taken through either of the following modes: 1.Paper and Pencil Test (PPT)
The CSE-PPT is conducted nationwide twice or thrice a year subject to the approval of the Commission. Filing of applications for the CSE-PPT is through the CSC Regional or Field Offices. Applicants are advised to refer to the Examination Announcement, which the CSC officially issues for each schedule of the CSE-PPT. 2.Computer Assisted Test (CAT)
The CSE-CAT is conducted at the Civil Service Commission Central Office (CSCCO), IBP Road, Batasan Hills, Quezon City, and in selected CSC Regional Offices (CSCRO) such as CSC-CAR, Baguio City. For the schedule of conduct of CSE-CAT, applicants are advised to coordinate/get in touch with the CSCCO, or the concerned CSCRO. Please visit the CSC website www.csc.gov.ph for the directory of CSC Central and Regional Offices.
C. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
1.Fully accomplished Application Form (CS Form No. 100, Revised 2012). The spaces for “Signature of Applicant” and “Right Thumbmark” on the form should be left blank. These shall be accomplished in the presence of the CSC processor. 2.Four (4) copies of identical I.D. pictures with specifications, as follows: a.Philippine Passport size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm or 1.8 inches x 1.4 inches) b.Colored, with white background
c.Taken within three (3) months prior to filing of application d.Printed on good quality photo paper
e.In standard close-up shot (from shoulder level up with the head and face occupying at least 80% of the picture and with the name tag positioned at approximately 1 inch or 2.54 cm below the chin)
f.In bare face (with no eyeglasses or any accessories that may cover the facial features) g.Showing left and right ears
h.Taken in full-face view directly facing the camera
i.With neutral facial expression, and both eyes open
j.With full and handwritten (not computer-generated) name tag in the format: First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name, and Extension Name (if any),and signature over printed name
3.Original and photocopy of any valid ID containing applicant’s clear picture, date of birth, signature, and signature of the authorized head of the issuing agency such as Driver’s License, SSS ID, GSIS ID, Philhealth ID, current Company/Office ID, current School ID, Postal ID, BIR ID, Barangay ID, Voter’s ID, Valid Passport, or Police Clearance (Note: Any other ID not included in the list shall NOT be accepted)
-IDs with lacking information, particularly the applicant’s date of birth, should be supported by NSO-issued Birth Certificate or Birth Certificate authenticated/issued by the Local Civil Registrar (LCR). 4.Copy of Appointment letter received by the applicant through email (for Computer Assisted Test) 5.Examination fee of Php 500.00 for the Paper and Pencil Test (PPT), or Php 600.00 for Computer-Assisted Test (CAT).” D. WHERE TO SECURE & FILE APPLICATION FORMS
• Application forms may be secured from any CSC Regional or Field Office, or downloaded from the CSC website www.csc.gov.ph.
• For the CSE-PPT, applications must be filed at any CSC Regional or Field Office. The CSC Central Office (CO) in Batasan Hills, Quezon City, does not accept and process applications for CSE-PPT. Acceptance of applications shall be on a First-Come, First-Serve basis. Filing of application closes forty-five (45) days before the examination date. However, applications may no longer be accepted before the deadline if the target number of applicants has already been reached by the CSCROs. • For the CSE-CAT, applicants must first register in the Online CSE-CAT Application Reservation System (OCARS) on a specified date and time indicated in the advisory which shall be posted in the CSC website usually...