Attention: March 2019 Civil Service Exam – Pen & Paper Test takers!

If you took the Civil Service Exam – Pen & Paper Test last March 17, 2019, check here to find out if your name is on the official List of Passers released by the Civil Service Commission (CSC). According to the CSC, to pass the exam, the examinee must be able to get a general rating of at least 80%.

The Civil Service Exam is a tough exam, so if you will pass and will find your name below, we extend our warmest congratulations to you! Good job!

UPDATE (May 2019): The Civil Service Exam – Pen & Paper Test (CSE-PPT) Results are NOW AVAILABLE! Scroll below to view the list of passers. Make sure you like the PRC Gov Facebook page for more updates about the Civil Service Exam.

Other important announcements from the Civil Service Commission (from their official Facebook page):

1. Viewing of exam results via the Online Civil Service Examination Result Generation System (OCSERGS) which can be found at will only be available within fifteen (15) days after the release of the List of Passers.

2. The next Career Service Examination – Pen and Paper Test (CSE PPT) will be on August 4, 2019. Application period will start last until June 5, 2019. Take note that application and exam slots are available on a first-come, first-served basis so apply now if you plan on taking the August 2019 Career Service Exam. See our resource below for the List of Requirements.

3. Successful examinees are required to personally claim their Certification of Eligibility at a Civil Service Commission office near them. Proxies or representatives are NOT allowed to claim on behalf of the passer. Make sure you bring at least one (1) valid government ID when claiming your Certification of Eligibility.

Career Service Exam Passing Rates

Did you know that the Career Service Examination (CSE) is very challenging and competitive, with a passing rate of only 10-13%?

That’s a low passing rate, which means only 10 to 13 people, for every 100 takers, get to pass this grueling exam. See the passing rate trend in the Civil Service Exam in recent years.

Civil Service Exam (CSE-PPT)Passing RateNo. of PassersTotal No. of Examinees
August 201812.12%22,087182,292
March 201810.78%30,175279,787
August 201710.98%25,127228,917
March 201711.42%25,090219,679
October 201611.30%22,978203,339
April 201611.02%25,276229,463
October 201511.02%13,152119,333

How to get your CSE-PPT Exam Results

Those who took the Civil Service Exam, regardless if they passed or failed, may generate their individual test result using the Online Civil Service Examination Result Generation System (OCSERGS) which is available at the Civil Service Commission website (

Take note that report of ratings and test results will NOT be mailed to individual examinees. The examinee has to encode the required data in the OCSERGS and successful data submission will produce a copy of the ratings and test results which may be printed for reference.

According to the Civil Service Commission, examinees may view their individual test results after 15 days from the release of the official results.

The CSC Regional Offices are tasked to handle the release of CSE-PPT results to examinees by region. In case the examinee encounters a problem in generating the test results or has a question or clarification regarding the exam, the examinee should verify directly with his or her respective CSC Regional Office.

How to Apply for Certification of Eligibility

Successful Civil Service Exam passers shall be issued a Certification of Eligibility printed on CSC’s official letterhead. This Certification is free of charge and shall be issued through the CSC Regional/Field Offices.

Passers must personally claim their Certification of Eligibility at the CSC Regional/Field Office concerned. Representatives are not allowed to claim on their behalf. When claiming the Certification, passers must present the following:

1. Application receipt and/or CSC Official Receipt, if available.

2. At least one of the following accepted I.D. cards which must be valid (i.e. not expired) upon claiming of the Certification:

  • Driver’s License
  • Passport
  • PRC License
  • SSS ID
  • Voter’s ID
  • BIR ID (ATM type / TIN card type with picture)
  • PhilHealth ID (must contain the holder’s name, clear picture, signature and PhilHealth number)
  • Company or Office ID
  • School ID (validated for the current school year/semester/trimester)
  • Police Clearance/Police Clearance Certificate
  • Postal ID
  • Barangay ID
  • NBI Clearance

Any other ID card not included in the above list shall NOT be accepted.

In addition to the printed Certification on the letterhead of CSC, passers may opt to apply for regular Certification of Eligibility that is printed on Security Paper. These certifications that are printed on Security Paper may be more preferred by government agencies as supporting document for employment application or promotion or other human resource transfers. Please note, however, that Certifications printed on Security Paper is NOT free.

Civil Service Exam – Eligibility and Qualifications

Those interested to take the Career Service Exam must meet the following eligibility requirements:

1. Filipino citizen;

2. At least 18 years old on the date of filing of application;

3. Of good moral character;

4. Has not been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude, or disgraceful or immoral conduct, dishonesty, examination irregularity, drunkenness, or addiction to drugs;

5. Has not been dishonorably discharged from military service, or dismissed for cause from any civilian position in the government; and

6. Has not taken the same level of Career Service Examination, either through PPT or CSC Computerized Examination (CSC COMEX), within three months before the date of examination. If you are taking the August 4, 2019 exam, you must NOT have taken the PPT or CSC COMEX exam from May 4, 2019 until August 3, 2019.

Civil Service Exam – Automatic Passers

The following applicants are considered automatic passers or automatic Civil Service-eligible by virtue of their credentials. As such, they are no longer required to take the Career Service Exam.

1. Passers of the Bar Exam given by the Supreme Court of the Philippines and of other board or licensure exams administered by the PRC. Under Republic Act (RA) 1080, board and bar exam passers are automatically considered as civil service eligibles.

2. Passers of Career Service Examination for Foreign Service Officer as the resulting Career Foreign Service Officer Eligibility is comparable to the Career Service Professional Eligibility

3. Grantees of the following eligibilities under special laws and Civil Service Commission issuances, which are comparable to the Career Service Professional Eligibility:

  • Honor Graduate Eligibility under P.D. 907
  • Scientific and Technological Specialist Eligibility under P.D. 997
  • Sanggunian Member Eligibility (2nd Level) under RA No. 10156
  • Foreign School Honor Graduate Eligibility under CSC Resolution No. 1302714
  • Veteran Preference Rating Eligibility (Professional) under EO No. 132, s. 1948 and EO No. 790, s. 1982

4. Grantees of the following eligibilities under special laws and Civil Service Commission issuances, which are comparable to the Career Service SubProfessional Eligibility:

  • Barangay Official Eligibility under RA No. 7160
  • Barangay Health Worker Eligibility under RA No. 7883
  • Sanggunian Member Eligibility (1st Level) under RA No. 10156
  • Veteran Preference Rating Eligibility (SubProfessional) under EO No. 132, s. 1948 and EO No. 790, s. 1982

Civil Service Exam – Requirements

Submit the following requirements to be able to apply to take the Career Service Exam (CSE):

1. Fully accomplished Application Form (CS Form No. 100, Revised September 2016). (Note: The spaces for “Signature of Applicant” and “Right Thumbmark” on the Application Form should be left blank. These shall be accomplished in the presence of the CSC processor.)

2. Four (4) pieces of identical I.D. pictures with specifications, as follows:

  • a. Passport size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm or 1.8 inches x 1.4 inches)
  • b. Colored, with white background
  • c. Taken within three (3) months prior to filing of application
  • d. Printed on good quality photo paper
  • e. 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 inch or 2.54 cm below the chin)
  • f. In bare face (with no eyeglasses, colored contact lens, or any accessories that may cover the facial features; facial features not computer enhanced)
  • g. Showing left and right ears
  • h. Taken in full-face view directly facing the camera
  • i. With neutral facial expression, and both eyes open
  • j. With HANDWRITTEN (not computer-generated) name tag legibly showing SIGNATURE OVER PRINTED FULL NAME in the format: First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name, and Extension Name, if any

3. Original and photocopy of any of the following I.D. cards, which is preferably valid (not expired on date of filing of application):

  • a. Driver’s License/Temporary Driver’s License (LTO O.R. must be presented together with old Driver’s License; O.R. alone is not allowed)/Student Driver’s Permit (card type with photo)
  • b. Passport
  • c. PRC License
  • d. SSS I.D.
  • e. GSIS I.D. (UMID)
  • f. Voter’s I.D./Voter’s Certification
  • g. BIR/Taxpayer’s I.D. (ATM type/TIN card type with picture)
  • h. PhilHealth I.D. (must have the bearer’s name, clear picture, signature and PhilHealth number)
  • i. Company/Office I.D.
  • j. School I.D.
  • k. Police Clearance/Police Clearance Certificate (with picture)
  • l. Postal I.D.
  • m. Barangay I.D.
  • n. NBI Clearance
  • o. Seaman’s Book
  • p. HDMF Transaction I.D.
  • q. PWD I.D.
  • r. Solo Parent I.D.
  • s. Senior Citizen’s I.D.
  • t. Alien Certificate of Registration Identity Card (ACR I-CARD);
  • u. CSC Eligibility Card

Additional notes regarding ID requirements: Xerox or photocopy of the ID card or cellphone photo of the ID shall not be accepted. All other ID cards not included in the above list are also not accepted.

An expired ID card may be presented/submitted during filing of examination application, provided that, the expiry date of the ID card is within the preceding months of the year reckoning the date of filing of application (or from January 1, 2019 to the date before application filing).

4. Examination fee of Five Hundred Pesos (Php 500.00)

Where to Submit CSE Application

Applicants must personally file their applications at the CSC Regional Office (CSC RO), or at any of the CSC RO’s Field Offices, where they intend to take the examination.

Only applications with a complete  set of application documentary requirements will be accepted. Please observe proper attire when filing of application. During application, do NOT wear:

  • Sleeveless Shirt or Blouse
  • Shorts or Short Pants
  • Slippers

Civil Service Exam List of Passers: CSE-PPT (March 2019)

OFFICIAL RESULTS- Civil Service Exam List of Passers

Roll of Successful Examinees in the
CSE-PPT Professional & Sub-Professional Level
Held on March 17, 2019

Since the official results will contain hundreds of thousands of names of passers, we divided the list of passers by region. Click each link below to view the list of passers by region.

CSE-PPT Professional Level Exam Results

CSE-PPT Sub-Professional Level Exam Results

Source: Civil Service Commission (