The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has announced the schedule for its Career Service Examination, also referred to as the Civil Service Exam, in 2013.
|Civil Service Exam 2013 Schedule|
For the April 14 schedule, applications are being accepted at CSC Regional and Field Offices nationwide until February 28, 2013.
The Civil Service exam is general ability test designed to measure verbal, analytical, numerical, and clerical skills. Passing the CSE entitles one to either a Professional or Sub-Professional eligibility which, along with education, experience and training requirements, is needed for permanent appointment to corresponding positions in the government career service.
It is open to Filipino citizens, regardless of educational attainment, who are at least 18 years old at the time of filing of application and who have not taken the same level of examination in less than three months. However, taking different levels of examination within the said period is allowed.
Out of 113,168 examinees in the last Civil Service exam held in October 2012, only 13,412 or 11.85 percent passed the exam. Of the said figure, 11,449 passed the Professional level while 1,963 passed the Sub-Professional level.