The Civil Service Commission released the Computerized Examination (COMEX) schedule for the second half of 2018. There are 12 examinations to be held in the CSC Central Office in Batasan Hills, Quezon City and seven (7) exam schedules for the regional offices.

The CSC Central Office will conduct COMEX on September 11, 18, 25; October 2, 23, 30; November 13, 20; December 4 and 11 for professional level and on August 29 and November 27 for subprofessional level. For the CSC Regional Offices, the COMEX will be held on September 6, 20; October 25; November 15; and December 13 for professional level and on October 18 and November 29 for subprofessional level. Online reservation opens four (4) working days prior to the date of examination and starts at 8:00 a.m.

To apply for COMEX, an individual must create a user account in the COMEX website, Once activated, the user will have access to the Examination Schedules and may reserve an examination slot.

Applications for the Intermediate Competency on Local Treasury Examination (ICLTE) is until August 24, 2018, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) reminds applicants.

ICLTE is part of the Department of Finance’s (DOF) Standardized Examination and Assessment for Local Treasury Service (SEAL) Program. It forms part of the assessment of the DOF in the selection, appointment, designation, and promotion to higher positions in the local treasury service that do not require practice of profession and are not covered by Bar/Board and special laws.

An applicant must be a holder of the Local Treasurer Eligibility and must possess a bachelor’s degree on the date/time of filing of application. Individuals should personally file their applications at the CSC Regional Office (CSC RO) or at any of the CSC RO’s field offices, where they intend to take the examination.

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has included two (2) new programming languages—C# and—in the list of proficiency tests or training courses which can be used as basis for the grant of Electronic Data Processing Specialist Eligibility (EDPSE).

The EDPSE is conferred to passers of the proficiency test, or passers of the training courses conducted by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), through the National ICT Competency Management Service (NCM), on courses on Systems Analysis and Design and Computer Programming.

Existing programming languages under the EDPSE are Systems Analysis and Design, Computer Programming, Java, MS Access, and Visual Basic.

The DICT yearly conducts the ICT Specialist Proficiency Examination designed to evaluate the competence of an individual to perform programming or systems analysis and design functions. Those who will pass the examination will be given a Certificate of Proficiency which will be the basis of the CSC in granting the EDPSE.

he CSC Eligibility Card, which will serve as an official proof of civil service eligibility, is now initially available to passers of the 2015 Civil Service Examinations, this was announced yesterday by the Civil Service Commission (CSC). The CSC added that the said eligibility card will specifically be available for passers of the May 3, 2015 Career Service Examination Paper and Pencil Test (CSE-PPT); August 16, 2015 Fire Officer Examination; October 18, 2015 CSE-PPT; and December 6, 2015 CSE-PPT (except National Capital Region).

Passers of career service exams and other CSC-administered tests after 2015 will be issued a temporary Certification of Eligibility printed on CSC letterhead at no cost. They may also opt to apply for a regular Certification of Eligibility (printed on security paper at cost).

More than 250,000 hopefuls are expected to take the Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) on 12 August 2018, Sunday, in various testing centers nationwide, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) reported.

This figure comprises the combined number of examinees of the Professional and Sub-Professional exam levels, who hope to pass the exams and consequently obtain a civil service eligibility which is one of the requirements to qualify for permanent appointment in government service.

The CSC advised examinees that school and room assignments may be generated using the Online Notice of School Assignment (ONSA) starting 30 July. They may also inquire with the concerned CSC Regional/Field Office, in case they are unable to access ONSA or generate their school and room assignment. 

Testing venues will open as early as 6 a.m. Gates will be closed to examinees at exactly 7:30 a.m. and those that will arrive late will no longer be admitted. Failure to take the examination shall mean forfeiture of examination fee and slot. Thus, examinees are urged to conduct an ocular visit of the school at least one day before the exam to check the exact location, travel route, travel time, availability of parking space, and other relevant information.

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