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Civil Service Exam Schedule and Application for 2018

The Civil Service Commission now accepts applicants for (CSE-PPT) exam for 2018.
The Civil Service Commission just announced that they are now accepting application for the exam this coming March 18, 2018 (CSE-PPT). If you are planning to take the exam, you c…
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The Civil Service Commission just announced that they are now accepting application for the exam this coming March 18, 2018 (CSE-PPT). If you are planning to take the exam, you can file your application as early as possible as all Regional and Field Offices have a target number of applicants. It’s a first come, first served basis, once reached the limit, they will close the application and will not accept applicants.
Every year there are two sets of Civil Service Exam (Career Service Examination, Pen and Paper CSE-PPT) for Professional and Sub Professional level. The first batch schedule is on March 18 and the second batch will be on August 12, 2018.
Civil Service Exam

Civil Service Exam March and August 2018 

Applicants who wish to take this exam must personally file at your nearest CSC Regional Office within the starting date of the application up to the deadline.

Exam DateStart of ApplicationDeadling of Application
March 18, 2018November 16, 2017January 31, 2018
August 12, 2018April 10, 2018June 22, 2018

Region and Testing Center
RegionTesting Centers
Region 1San Fernando City, La Union, Dagupan City, Urdaneta City, Vigan City,Laoag City
Region 2Tuguegarao City, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya, Basco Batanes,Cauayan City
Region 3City of Balanga, City of San Fernando, Pampanga, Cabanatuan City, Malolos City, Guiguinto, Bulacan, Baler, Aurora, *Olongapo City, *Tarlac City
Region 4Dasmariñas City, Cainta, Rizal, Batangas City, Lucena City, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, Boac, Marinduque, Odiongan, Romblon, Puerto Princesa, City, *Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro, *Lopez, Quezon, *Morong, Rizal, *Bacoor City, *Los Baños, Laguna, *Sta. Cruz, Laguna
Region 5Legazpi City, Naga City, Masbate City, *Virac, Catanduanes
Region 6Bacolod City, Iloilo City, Roxas City, San Jose, Antique, *Kalibo, Aklan
Region 7Cebu City, Dumaguete City, Tagbilaran City, Bogo City
Region 8Tacloban City, Borongan City, Catbalogan City, Ormoc City, *Catarman, Northern Samar, *Maasin City
Region 9Zamboanga City, Pagadian City, Dipolog City
Region 10Cagayan de Oro City
Region 11Davao City, Tagum City
Region 12Cotabato City, Kidapawan City, Koronadal City, General Santos City
NCR(to be announced later)
CARBaguio City, Bangued, Abra, Tabuk City, Bontoc, Mt. Province, *Luna, Apayao, *Lagawe, Ifugao
CARAGA RegionButuan City, San Francisco, Agusan del Sur, Surigao City, Tandag City, *Bislig City
ARMMCotabato City, Iligan City, Bongao, Tawi-Tawi

List of Application Requirements

1. Fully accomplished Application Form (CS Form No. 100, Revised September 2016).
Note: The spaces for “Signature of Applicant” and “Right Thumbmark” on the
Application Form should be left blank. These shall be accomplished in the presence of the
CSC processor.
2. Four (4) pieces of identical I.D. pictures with specifications, as follows:

  • Passport size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm or 1.8 inches x 1.4 inches)
  • Colored, with white background
  • Taken within three (3) months prior to filing of application
  • Printed on good quality photo paper
  • 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)
  • In bare face (with no eyeglasses, colored contact lens, or any accessories that may cover the facial features; facial features not computer enhanced)
  • Showing left and right ears
  • Taken in full-face view directly facing the camera
  • With neutral facial expression, and both eyes open
  • With HANDWRITTEN (not computer-generated) name tag legibly showing SIGNATURE OVER PRINTED FULL NAME in the format: First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name, and Extension Name, if any
3. Original and photocopy of any of the following I.D. cards, which must be valid (not expired upon filing of application):

  • Driver’s License;
  • Passport;
  • PRC License;
  • SSS I.D.;
  • GSIS I.D. (UMID);
  • Voter’s I.D.;
  • BIR I.D. (ATM type/TIN card type with picture);
  • PhilHealth I.D. (must, at the least, contain the holder’s name, clear picture, signature and PhilHealth number);
  • Company/Office I.D.;
  • School I.D. (validated for the current school year/semester/trimester);
  • Police Clearance/Police Clearance Certificate (with picture);
  • Postal I.D.;
  • Barangay I.D.; or
  • NBI Clearance.
4. For applicants without date of birth in their I.D. card/s, original and photocopy of Birth Certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA, formerly National Statistics Office), or the Local Civil Registry (LCR) printed on Security Paper (SecPa)
5. For applicants holding dual citizenship under R.A. 9225, original and photocopy of Certification of Retention/Re-acquisition of Philippine Citizenship issued by the Bureau of Immigration
6. Examination fee of Five Hundred Pesos (Php 500.00)