The Schedule For The 2018 Civil Service Examinations In The Philippines

The civil service examinations in the Philippines for the year 2018 will be conducted in two batches. The examination date for the first batch will be on March 18, 2018. Those in the second batch will have their examinations on August 12, 2018. If you are planning to take the test in 2018, keep in mind that your application will depend on the exam date you choose. If you want to take it in March, You must apply between November 16, 2017 and January 31, 2018. If you want to take the exam in August, you must file your application between April 10, 2018 and June 22, 2018.

I) Date of Examination: March 18, 2018
Application Period: from November 16, 2017 to January 31, 2018

II) Date of Examination: August 12, 2018
Application Period: from April 10, 2018 to June 22, 2018

The test is officially referred to in government documents as the Career Service Examination, Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) for Professional and Sub-Professional Levels. It will be conducted in numerous testing centers in all regions of the country.

You should also keep in mind that the application periods aren't written in stone. What this means is that the application can be closed any time prior to the deadline. This usually happens if the Civil Service Commission (CSC) reaches its targeted number of applicants. Needless to say, you should apply as soon as the application period begins. This is to make sure that you get a chance to take the exam.

Requirements: Who Are Eligible To Take The Civil Service Exam?
1. You must be a Filipino citizen.
2. You must be at least eighteen (18) years of age on the day you filed your application.
3. You must be of good moral character. (A rather strange requirement but if the government requires it, then what can you do.)
4. Your criminal record must be clean. This means you must not have been convicted of any crime. You haven't been convicted by final judgement of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude, or disgraceful or immoral conduct, dishonesty, examination irregularity, drunkenness, or addiction to drugs.
5. You haven't been discharged dishonorably from military service.
6. You haven't been dismissed from a civilian position in government service.
7. You haven't taken the same examination three (3) months before your scheduled examination date.

Important: If you have questions or you need to verify more details, you should get in touch with the Civil Service Commission directly. The first thing you should do is visit their official website. Use the website's search function to find the information you are looking for. You can also connect with the commission on their Facebook page. The name of the commission's official Facebook page is "Philippine Civil Service Commission". Make sure that you are on the official Facebook page because there are a lot of fake and unofficial CSC pages out there.