Deadline for Civil Service Commission Career Service exam filing for applications now on February 27

The Civil Service Commission has extended the deadline for applications for the Career Service Professional and Subprofessional written examinations to February 27, 2014.

Interested applicants must be Filipino citizens, at least 18 years old at the time of filing of application, regardless of educational attainment, and have not taken the same level of examination in less than three months.

Those who comply with these qualifications should file the following requirements at the CSC Regional or Field Office where they would like to take the exam: duly accomplished application form (CS Form 100, Revised Nov. 2012 downloadable from the CSC website; four pieces identical ID pictures; original and photocopy of a valid ID card; and P500 examination fee.

The Career Service Examination is a general ability test designed to measure verbal, analytical, numerical, and clerical skills for the conferment of a Career Service Eligibility, a basic requirement to enter the career service in government.

The commission also noted that there is no limit in taking said exams. An individual may take the exam regardless of the number of times he or she failed. The only condition is that the same level of examination should be taken once in every three months.