The Civil Service Exam for Professional and Sub-professional Paper-and-Pencil Test (CSE PPT) is a test given for public service service aspirants to test their readiness and competitiveness.
Every twice a year the Civil Service Commission (CSC) administers the Civil Service Exam in various testing centers nationwide. The CS exam usually falls in the month of May and October.
The examinations are open to individuals, regardless of educational attainment, who are Filipino citizens including those holding dual citizenship, at least 18 years old at the time of filing of application, and have not taken the same level of examination within three months before the date of examination.
Scope of Examination:
As general ability tests, the three-hour with 170 items professional level examination covers vocabulary, grammar and correct usage, paragraph organization, reading comprehension, analogy, logic and numerical reasoning.
The sub-professional exam, which lasts for two and a half hours, covers the same subject areas except analogy and logic, and also includes questions on spelling and clerical operations.
Examinees should also review on general information questions about the Philippine Constitution, the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees (Republic Act 6713), peace and human rights issues and concepts and environment management and protection.
The passing rate is 80.
How to pass the CS Exam?
One of the key in passing the Civil Exam is awareness of the test and preparation. How to be prepared? Just review your stocked knowledge and practice the test at least one month before the actual exam.If you have extra resources enroll yourself in a good review center downtown its a win-win investment but if you have tight budget then, self-review would be more helpful.
There are CS Exam Reviewers available at national bookstore for a very reasonable price (range from P350 to P500 only) and we suggest you get the latest one that covers all subjects for both Career Service Professional and Sub-Professional. Otherwise, find and download free CS reviewer online and start your review plan.
Consider this your additional resources, below we offer free review materials updated to conform the latest CS Exam compiled from different sources online.
Download free Civil Service Exam Reviewer:MSA Civil Service Reviewer
2015 Reviewer with Answer Keys
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