The Civil Service Commission (CSC) last week has announced the conduct of the 2013
Career Service Professional Examination and Career Service SubProfessional Examination
Paper-and-Pencil Test (PPT), also known as the Civil Service Examinations.
The Commission said the Career Service Examination, in both professional and sub-professional levels, is to establish a register of eligibles from which certification and appointment to the second and first level positions in the civil service shall be made, provided said eligibles meet the qualifications and other requirements of the positions.
Here are the dates of Paper-and-Pencil Test for 2013:
DATE OF EXAMINATION
PERIOD OF FILING APPLICATIONS
April 14, 2013
November 19, 2012 to February 28, 2013
October 13, 2013
April 15, 2013 to August 30, 2013
According to the CSC, acceptance of applications shall be on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. Applications may no longer be accepted before the deadline if the target number of applicants has already been reached by the CSC Regional/Field Offices.
The professional level exam covers vocabulary, grammar and correct usage, paragraph organization, reading comprehension, analogy, logic, and numerical reasoning while the subprof exam includes vocabulary, grammar and correct usage, paragraph organization, reading comprehension, spelling, clerical operations, and numerical reasoning.
The CSC added that both Professional and SubProfessional levels of the examination shall have items on General Information, which shall include the following areas: 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.
To pass the test, the examinees should get a general rating of at least 80.00.
For more information, please visit the official website of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) at www.csc.gov.ph.