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Examination Announcement No. _7_, s. 2012

ANNOUNCEMENT
The CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION CENTRAL OFFICE (CSC-CO), through the Examination, Recruitment, and Placement Office, announces the conduct of the

Career Service Examination
Computer Assisted Test
(CSE-CAT)

for January 2013

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

Filing of Application Forms /Schedule of Personal Appearance

 

AM

PM

January

15

15

 

January 8 - 9, 2013
 (from 9 to 11 am and
from 2 to 4 pm)

17

17

18

 

 

 

REMINDER:The CSC reserves the right to cancel any of the above schedules as may be necessary.
A.   HOW TO APPLY FOR CSE-CAT
  Applicants have to reserve a slot through the Online CSE-CAT Application Reservation System (OCARS).  Acceptance of applications for examination is on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis.
  The opening of the OCARS is on December 17, 2012 (Monday) from 3:00 pm until slots are already filled up.  Once the total number of examinees for the above schedules has been reached, the OCARS shall be disabled.
  If you have successfully reserved a slot, you shall receive an email informing you of your Filing of Application/Schedule of Appearance.
  If you wish to take the CSE-CAT, please click the following link:  Online CSE-CAT Application Reservation System (OCARS).  If you want to know more about this reservation system, you may click the following link:  General Information on the Online CSE-CAT Application Reservation System.
B.  WHAT IS THE SCOPE OF THE EXAMINATIONS
  The Career Service Examinations shall cover the following subject areas:
  1. For Professional Level – In English and Filipino; vocabulary, grammar and correct usage, paragraph organization, reading comprehension, analogy, logic and numerical reasoning
  2. For Subprofessional Level – 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 examination shall have items on General Information, which shall include 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.
C.  WHAT IS THE PASSING GRADE
  To pass the test, the examinees should get a general rating of at least 80.00.
D.  WHAT IS THE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  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.  Approval of applications may be recalled any time upon discovery of applicant’s disqualification.  Accordingly, the examination fees paid shall be forfeited.
  1. Must be Filipino citizen;
  2. Must be at least 18 years of age on the date of filling of application;
  3. Must be of good moral character;
  4. Must have not been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude, or disgraceful or immoral conduct, dishonest, examination irregularity, drunkenness or addiction to drugs;
  5. Must not been dishonorably discharged from military service, or dismissed for cause from any civilian positions in the government;
  6. Must have not taken the same level of CS Examination in less than three (3) months, and
  7. Must not have taken the same level of examination, Professional or Subprofessional, either through Paper-and-Pencil Test (PPT) or Computer-Assisted Test (CAT) given within the last three (3) months.

E.  WHERE TO GET AND FILE APPLICATION FORMS

  Application forms may be downloaded from the CSC website:  www.csc.gov.ph.  Application forms may be reproduced in legal size bond paper provided the same format is followed.
  The venue for the examination and the filing of application form (Schedule of Appearance) is at the CSC-Central Office, ASEAN Resource Center for Examination and Testing Building, Batasan Hills, Quezon City.  The duration of processing of application form for each applicant is 20 minutes.  Waiting time is excluded from the 20-minute duration.
 

I M P O R T A N T    R E M I N D E R S

You may check the status of your online reservation from time to time using this link: OCARS – Check Schedule of Appearance. The same link can also be found in the Examination Announcement webpage of the CSC website.
Failure to take the examination on your scheduled date shall mean forfeiture of your examination fee and slot.  No request for re-scheduling is allowed.
Proper attire should be worn during filing of application form, and on examination day.  APPLICANTS/EXAMINEES SHOULD NOT BE IN SLEEVELESS SHIRT/BLOUSE, OR IN SHORT PANTS, OR IN SLIPPERS.

W A R N I N G

The Civil Service Commission uses a highly reliable system to detect cheats.  Any form of cheating in any civil service examination shall be considered a violation of Republic Act No. 9416 (Anti-Cheating Law), and any person found guilty shall be administratively and criminally liable.
The forms of cheating are, as follows:
1. Use of crib sheets or “codigo” containing codes in any form (written on any material or in digital form)
2. Impersonation
3. Employing a “poste” or a person inside or outside of the examination room who may or may not be an examinees but provides examinees with answers
4. Collusion of whatever nature between examinee and examination personnel
5. Possession and/or use of fake Certificate of Eligibility
6. Such other acts of similar nature which facilitate the passing of examination
ERPO
December 4, 2012
 
Civil Service Commission, Constitution Hills, Batasang Pambansa Complex Diliman 1126 Quezon City, Philippines
   
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