The Civil Service Commission (CSC) holds its examination every year to be able to let people get licenses for posts in the public sector. As we all know, the CSC is the commission that gives individuals the privilege to work for the public sector.
Back in September 2019, the CSC 2020 examination calendar has been released. This was done early for interested applicants to prepare whatever they need should they be interested in taking an exam.
CSC 2020 examination calendar
In 2020, there are a total of twelve (12) Civil Service Examination (CSE). This runs on both the Career Service Professional Eligibility as well as the Subprofessional Level Examinations.
These two (2) CSEs are the examinations that draw the biggest examinees every year. That’s why they are conducted twice each year.
What is the CSE?
The Career Service Examination or CSE, is the general ability test of the agency. This examination is designed to grasp an individual’s preparedness and to see if he or she is eligible for working in the government service.
Should an examinee pass the CSE, it would result in the official conferment to either the Subprofessional Eligibility or the Professional Eligibility. These eligibilities would be needed for permanent appointments to specific career service positions in the Philippine government which involves the professional practice covered by special laws.
|Dec. 16, 2019 –
Jan. 15, 2020;
May 11, 2020 –
June 10, 2020
|Mar. 15, 2020;
Aug. 9, 2020
(Career Service Examination for Foreign Service Officer)
|Oct. 11, 2019 –
Nov 25, 2019
|Feb. 2, 2020|
(Career Service Examination for Fire Officer Examination and Penology Officer Examination)
|Mar. 31, 2020 –
Apr. 30, 2020
|Intermediate Competency on Local Treasury (ICLTE), Pre-Employment Test, Promotional Test, Ethics-Oriented Personality Test (EOPT)||July 21, 2020 –
Aug. 20, 2020
|Oct. 11, 2020|
That’s the CSC 2020 examination calendar so if you plan on taking up an exam with the CSC next year, this is the schedule.
Career Service Examination for Foreign Service Officer (CSE-FSO)
The CSE-FSO is conducted with the help of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). This assessment will serve both as an eligibility test and a qualifying test. For the latter, it forms the first of the five-part Foreign Service Officer Examination (FSOE).
Therefore, should an applicant pass the CSE-FSO, it’s considered as a requisite to proceed to succeeding parts of the FSOE which are:
- Preliminary Interview;
- Written Test;
- Psychological Test; and
- Oral Test
The FSOE is designed to recruit candidates for the Foreign Service Officer, Class IV position. Further announcements on the exam will be issued by the DFA.
Fire Officer Examination and Penology Officer Examination (FOE and POE)
Both examinations are considered to be second-level eligibilities. These are appropriate and specific for 2nd level ranks in the Fire Protection Bureau as well as the Jail Management and Penology Service.
However, passing these ranks are not appropriate under the Philippine National Police (PNP).
Intermediate Competency on Local Treasury Examination (ICLTE)
Being a part of the Department of Finance’s (DOF’s) SEAL Program, it forms a bit of the assessment of the DOF in the selection, appointment, designation, as well as promotion to higher positions in the Treasury Bureau.
An applicant, though, will be required to possess a Local Treasurer Eligibility and must have a bachelor’s degree on the date of application.
Pre-Employment, Promotional, and Ethics-Oriented Personality Test (EOPT)
Lastly, these tests are the assessments adopted by different government agencies as a part of their screening process. This is where they gather information for selection, recruitment, placement, and also promotion.
The Pre-Employment is the test that serves as the filtering assessment for applicants. The Promotional Test is the test that evaluates the applicants’ readiness and certain competencies for promotional purposes. The EOPT, however, determines applicants’ behavioral tendencies and personality profiles.
Individual announcements on these exams would be issued by the CSC. These announcements would contain detailed information on the testing centers, admission requirements, application requirements, and important reminders for the examinees.
As you can see, these assessments hold a certain type of importance on each Philippine government agency. These examinations would be the main requirement each department will be looking for should you try and apply for a job in the public sector.
So if you are looking for the CSC 2020 examination calendar, you’ve come to the right place! Here’s what the schedule is for the 2020 examination/assessments of the CSC. Prepare all needed documents and make sure to submit them with urgency for you to be able to have a slot in any of the CSC examinations for 2020.