2009 CSE-PPT Examination

The CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION (CSC) announces the conduct of the



Paper and Pencil Test ( PPT) for



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.

Date of Examination MARCH 29, 2009

JULY 26, 2009

NOVEMBER 15, 2009

Deadline for Application FEBRUARY 11, 2009

JUNE 10, 2009

SEPTEMBER 30, 2009

Acceptance of applications shall be on a FIRST-COME-FIRST-SERVED basis. Applications may no longer be accepted before the deadline if there are already enough number of applicants.


The examinations will cover the following subject areas:

Career Service Professional In English and Filipino; Vocabulary, grammar and correct usage, paragraph organization, reading comprehension, analogy logic, and numerical reasoning
Career Service Subprofessional In English and Filipino; Vocabulary, grammar and correct usage, paragraph organization, reading comprehension, spelling, clerical operations, and numerical reasoning

Both Professional and Subprofessional levels of the examinations will have general information on 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 grade of at least 80.00.


Applicants are advised to check carefully whether they meet the admission requirements stated below. Only those who meet the admission requirements should apply for the examination, otherwise, their applications shall be disapproved and the admission fees paid shall be forfeited.

1. At least 18 years of age on the date of filing of application;

2. Must be Filipino citizens;

3. Must be of good moral character;

4. Have not been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude, or of disgraceful or immoral conduct, dishonesty, examination irregularity, drunkenness or addiction to drugs;

5. Have not been dishonorably discharged from military service or dismissed for cause from any civilian positions in the government;

6. Applicants with pending administrative and/or criminal cases may take the examination and will be conferred the eligibility if they successfully pass the same. However, this is without prejudice to the outcome of their pending cases. If they are found guilty of grave offenses, their eligibility shall be forfeited based on the penalties stated in the decision and pursuant to Section 58 (a) of the Uniform Rules on Administrative Cases in the Civil Service and CSC Resolution No. 010659, dated March 22, 2001; and

7. Has not taken the same level of CS Examination in less than 3 months or has not failed the same examination for four (4) times.

Those who have already passed the same or a comparable level of examination (i.e. licensure examinations given by the Professional Regulation Commission, and the Bar examination) need not apply.


1. Applicants must accomplish properly the prescribed examination application form (CS Form No. 100-A, Revised 2008).

2. Four (4) latest and identical passport size (1 ½” x 2″) I.D. pictures with a full name tag that includes the surname, first name and middle initial taken within three (3) months before the date of filing of the application. Pictures that are scanned, photocopied or computer-enhanced are not accepted. Name tag should not be computer-generated.

3. Any valid Identification Cards such as Company/Office/School ID, Driver’s License, SSS ID, GSIS ID, Postal ID, Police Clearance Certificate, Valid Passport and the like which contain the applicant’s picture, signature, birth date, and the signature of the authorized head of the issuing agency. Photocopy of the same should be attached to the approved application form to serve as reference for Room Examiners on the day of the examination.

4. Examination fee of Php 350.00.


Application forms are available at any CSC Regional Offices, and Field Offices. The same may be downloaded from the CSC website: www.csc.gov.ph.

Application forms may be reproduced provided the same format is followed. Applicants may file their applications in any of the CSC Regional Offices or CSC Field Offices.


Qualified applicants will be notified of their places of examination through a Notice of Admission or Examination Permit. If the notice or permit is not received one (1) week before the examination date, the applicants must personally verify the place of examination from the CSC Regional Office/Field Office where they filed their application or may visit the CSC website, www.csc.gov.ph.


Applicants should bring the following on examination day:

1. Notice of Admission or Examination Permit

2. Lead Pencil/s (No. 1 or 2) and eraser/s

3. Ball Pen (Blue or Black)

Original of the Valid ID Card, the photocopy of which was attached to the application form submitted.


If you have not received your notice of assignment one (1) week before the examination, please inquire from the Office where you filed your application. Failure to take the examination on your scheduled date will mean forfeiture of your examination fees. No request for re-scheduling is allowed.


DO NOT bring cellular phones and materials other than those listed on Item G (What to bring on examination day) of this Examination Announcement otherwise they will be confiscated by the Security Officers. The Commission will not be liable for the loss or damage of said belongings.


Any form of cheating in any civil service examination shall be considered a violation of REPUBLIC ACT 9416 and any person found guilty shall be administratively and criminally liable.

Those found ADMINISTRATIVELY LIABLE shall suffer the following penalties: For those in the government service, dismissal from the service with all the accessory penalties of forfeiture of government benefits, cancellation of eligibility, bar from taking any government examination, and perpetual disqualification from re-entering government service. For private individuals, perpetual bar from entering government service and from taking any government examination.

Those found CRIMINALLY LIABLE shall be meted out the penalty of imprisonment of not less than six years and one day but not more than twelve (12) years and a fine of not less than Fifty Thousand Pesos (P50,000.00) with the appropriate accessory penalties.

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