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Electronic Data Processing Specialist Eligibility (EDPSE)
- granted pursuant to CSC Resolution No. 90-083 dated January 22, 1990.
WHO ARE QUALIFIED FOR THE GRANT OF EDPSE
The EDPSE shall be conferred on passers of the proficiency test, or training course conducted by the National Computer Center on the following computer programming courses: Systems Analysis and Design, Computer Programming, Java, MS  Access, and Visual Basic;
APPROPRIATENESS OF EDPSE
The EDPSE shall be considered appropriate only to positions for which the eligibility was given, to other functionally related positions belonging to the Information Technology/Management Information System Group, such as Data Encoder, Data Machine Operator, Auxiliary Machine Operator, Data Encoder-Controller, Computer Programmer, Information Systems Analyst, and to other positions as may be  determined by the Commission. (Provided under Item No. 8, Part V of CSC MC No. 12, s. 2003 re: Revised Policies on Qualification Standards)
DATE OF EFFECTIVITY OF EDPSE
The date of effectivity of the EDPSE shall be the date of approval of an application by the CSC Central Office.
PERIOD OF FILING OF APPLICATION FOR EDPSE
Filing of applications for the grant of EDPSE shall be within three (3) years from the date of issuance of the NCC Certificate of Proficiency.
DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS
General Documentary Requirements
1. Properly accomplished Application Form (CS Form 101-A, Revised Dec. 2011);
2. Three (3) pieces of identical I.D. pictures taken within the last three (3) months prior to filing of application with specifications, as follows:
  a. Passport size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm)
  Note: The requirement for passport size I.D. pictures shall take effect/be observed upon issuance/release of the new security form for the Certificate of Eligibility that bears the new size, format, and new CSC logo. Meantime, please submit 1” x 1” I.D. picture.
    (PLEASE VERIFY WITH THE CSC CENTRAL/REGIONAL/FIELD OFFICE BEFORE HAVING PICTURE TAKEN.)
  b. Printed on quality photo paper;
  c. In white background;
  d. 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” below the chin);
  e. In bare face (without eye glasses/colored contact lens, or any accessory that may cover facial features; facial features not computer-enhanced);
  f. Showing left and right ears; and
  g. With full name tag:
    - The name tag must legibly show the applicant’s signature over complete printed name in the format First Name-Middle Initial-Last Name-Extension Name (if any); and
    - The name tag should not be computerized, meaning, the applicant should have his/her picture taken while holding his/her written name tag.
     


Illustration:

Special Eligibility Photo

In detail:

Passport size

Special Eligibility ID Picture


1” x 1”

Special Eligibility ID Picture

3. Original and photocopy of any of the following I.D. cards, which must be valid (not expired) upon filing of application, and bears the applicant’s complete name, picture and signature, and the issuing officer’s name and signature:
  a. Current Office/Company I.D.
  b. School I.D (must be duly validated for the current school year)
  c. GSIS UMID
  d. SSS I.D.
  e. Passport (with signature of the applicant)
  f. Driver’s License
  g. PRC License
  h. BIR/TIN I.D. (ATM type/laminated card with picture type)
  i. Police Clearance (with picture)
  j. Voter’s I.D.
  k. PhilHealth I.D. (ATM type)
  l. Postal I.D.
  m. Barangay I.D.
  Note: Any other I.D. card NOT included in the above list shall NOT be accepted. Alumni, association, membership, and health I.D.s, including ATM cards, shall NOT be accepted.
4. Original and photocopy of Birth Certificate of the applicant authenticated/issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO);
  Note: In case where the NSO-issued Birth Certificate is not legible, or the NSO has duly issued a Negative Certification of Birth (NSO CRS Form No. 1) printed in NSO security form, the applicant shall, in addition, be required to submit the original and photocopy of his/her Birth Certificate that is authenticated/issued by the Local Civil Registrar (LCR).
5. For female married applicants, original and photocopy of Marriage Certificate authenticated/issued by the NSO;
  Note: In case where the NSO-issued Marriage Certificate is not legible, the applicant shall, in addition, be required to submit the original and photocopy of his/her Marriage Certificate that is authenticated/issued by the Local Civil Registrar (LCR).
6. Certification executed by the applicant that he/she has no pending administrative and/or criminal case before any court/authorized body, and that he/she has never been found guilty/convicted of any administrative offense and/or crime, using the prescribed CSC SPEL Form 1, April 2012; and
7. If filing of the application is through a representative:
  a. Authorization letter executed by the applicant; and
  b. Original and photocopy of at least one (1) valid I.D. card of the representative as listed under Item no. 3 hereof.
Specific Documentary Requirements
a.

For Training Course

  1. Original and certified copy of the Certificate of Proficiency issued by the National Computer Center on the following computer programming courses: Systems Analysis and Design; Computer Programming; Java; MS Access; and Visual Basic;
  2. Original and photocopy of the Certificate of Completion issued by the National Computer Institute (NCI); and
  3. Original and photocopy of the Grade Slip issued by NCI.
b. For Proficiency Test
  1. Original and certified copy of the Certificate of Proficiency issued by the National Computer Center on the following computer programming courses: Systems Analysis and Design; Computer Programming; Java; MS Access; and Visual Basic; and
  2.

Original and photocopy of the Notification Slip issued by NCI.

WHERE TO FILE APPLICATIONS FOR EDPSE
Properly accomplished CS Form 101-A (Revised, Dec. 2011), together with the pictures and other documentary requirements, must be submitted to the CSC Central Office, Batasan Hills, Quezon City.
MODES OF FILING OF APPLICATION FOR EDPSE
A. By the Applicant in Person;
  This mode of filing an application involves the applicant himself/herself going to the CSC Regional Office concerned, or to any of its Field Offices, to personally submit his/her application and documentary requirements. This is the most recommended mode of application filing, as this will allow interview of the applicant as to his/her qualifications and other circumstances relevant to his/her application for eligibility grant.
B. Through Representative;
  This mode involves a representative of the applicant going to the CSC Regional Office concerned, or to any of its Field Offices, to submit the application and documentary requirements.
  Filing of application through a representative shall require the submission of the following additional documents:
  •  Authorization Letter executed by the applicant; and
  •  Original and photocopy of at least one (1) valid I.D. card of the representative.
  Note: While filing of application may be coursed through a representative, the applicant shall be required to appear personally before the CSC for the proper issuance and acceptance of the Certificate of Eligibility, should the application be approved. Representative/s shall not be allowed to receive the Certificate of Eligibility on behalf of the applicant-grantee.
C. Through Conduit CSC Regional Office (RO); and
  This mode involves applicants who have moved to or are presently based in another region that is far-off from the authorized CSC Regional Office (RO) having jurisdiction over their cases.
  In this instance, an applicant concerned, or his/her representative, may file the application to the CSCRO nearest the applicant’s present place of residence or work. Said CSCRO shall act as conduit between the applicant and the authorized CSCRO in facilitating acceptance of the application, and release of the corresponding Certificate of Eligibility (COE) should the application for eligibility grant be approved.
  This mode of application filing takes time, considering that communications between the conduit CSCRO and the authorized CSCRO are dispatched at least via registered mail.
D. Through Mail
  This mode involves the applicant sending his/her application and documentary requirements (including originals) to the CSC Regional Office concerned through either registered mail, or courier. This mode takes time in view of anticipated exchange of communications.
SCHEDULE OF FEES
The schedule of fees for the grant of EDPSE, which covers two (2) stages, is, as follows:
 

Stages of the Grant

Title of Fee

Amount of Fee

When to be Paid

Stage 1:
Evaluation of Application

Evaluation Fee

Php200.00

Upon filing of application

Stage 2:
Processing of Certificate of Eligibility

Processing Fee

Php300.00

Only upon approval of application

Applications filed through Conduit CSC Regional/Field Office or through Mail (registered mail, or courier) should enclose a Postal Money Order borne in the name of the CSC Central Office, Batasan Hills, Quezon City, in the amount of Php200.00 representing payment for the Evaluation Fee.

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