Civil Service Requirements — List of Documents Needed To Get the Exam

Guide on Civil Service Requirements for CSE-PPT Application

CIVIL SERVICE REQUIREMENTS – Here are the documents needed to get the Civil Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT).

In the Philippines, being a Civil Service Exam passer can really be a big help in qualifying for the job opportunities in the government and the public agencies. That is why thousands of Filipinos usually take the test every year. It is administered by the Civil Service Commission (CSC).

Civil Service Commission
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The Civil Service Commission, also called the CSC, administers the Civil Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test or the CSE-PPT annually. It comes in professional and sub-professional levels. It is more commonly called the Civil Service Exam.

The Commission sets a schedule for the application period for those who are aspiring to take the CSE-PPT. There are Civil Service requirements that must be prepared and submitted to the CSC in applying for the exam.

Civil Service Requirements
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The Civil Service requirements includes qualifications to take the CSE-PPT. To be eligible, the applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • a Filipino citizen
  • at least 18 years old upon the filing of the application for the Civil Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT)
  • of good moral conduct or has not been convicted by any final judgement of an offense or crime
  • not have been dishonorably discharged from military service or dismissed for cause from any civilian position in the government
  • have not taken the same level of the CSE-PPT, either through PPT or CSC Computerized Examination, within the three months from the date of the exam

There are also documents that you need to submit in applying to take the CSE-PPT. Here are the documents that you must bring with you to the CSC:

  • a duly-accomplished Civil Service Examination Application Form (CS Form No. 100, revised September 2016)
  • one (1) valid ID accepted for the Civil Service Exam (original and photocopy)
  • four (4) copies of passport-sized I.D. pictures with handwritten name tag legibly showing signature over printed full name
  • duly-accomplished Certificate of Consent/Release/Waiver relating to the COVID-19 disease

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