20 September 2022 - The Civil Service Commission (CSC) administered eight (8) written eligibility examinations in the first half of the year, resulting in a total of 35,382 passers.
Said eligibility exams include the Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) for Professional and Subprofessional levels conducted on 13 March and 19 June 2022; and the Fire Officer Exam (FOE), Penology Officer Exam (POE), Basic Competency on Local Treasury Exam (BCLTE), and CSE for Foreign Service Officer (CSE-FSO), all held on 24 April 2022.
The CSC conferred Professional and Subprofessional eligibilities on 33,175 individuals after passing the 13 March and 19 June CSE-PPT. This represents 16.59% of the 199,950 combined examinees for both levels.
For the 13 March CSE-PPT, Rae Recy Bagonoc from Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) bested 56,980 examinees of the Professional level with a rating of 87.81, while Nenita Liis from Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) topped the Subprofessional test among 13,853 examinees with an 86.05 rating.
Completing the list of top passers are: For the Professional level – Francis Benedict Bernas (Western Visayas) with a rating of 87.65; Jim Ealphealo Mijares (Central Visayas), 87.50; Simon Hildawa (NCR), 87.43; Shiaira Mae Bautista (NCR), 87.38; Jacob Gomez (Southern Tagalog), 87.35; Renato Timbal Jr. (Bicol Region), 87.34; Jason Nuñez (Davao Region), 87.28; David Ian Paz (Cagayan Valley), 87.22; and Iris Karn Magallanes (Western Visayas), 87.14.
For the Subprofessional level – Renee Rio Picpican (CAR), 85.81; Layra Marie Bactung (Western Visayas), 85.79; Alevir Niño Nabor (Western Visayas), 85.74; Mia Rose Guadalupe (Bicol Region), 85.70; Charisse Joy Castañeda (NCR), 85.69; Jema May Balano (Eastern Visayas), 85.50; John Randolf Velasco (Southern Tagalog), 85.29; Venus Angela Grajo (Bicol Region), 85.28; and Cyril NJ Rodil (Southern Tagalog), 85.12.
For the 19 June CSE-PPT, leading the 109,228 examinees of the Professional level is Pauline Delgado from NCR after garnering a rating of 96.77. Other top passers of the Professional level are Flor Ann Liby Pueblos (Caraga) and Hannah Mariz Rodulfo (Bicol Region), 96.13; Neil Alden Belen (Central Luzon), Kent Elmann Cadalin (CAR), and Maria Luisa Victoria Sabban (Cagayan Valley), 95.81; Christian Bosch Taylan (Cagayan Valley), 95.48; and Danielle Celine Martinez (NCR), Bless Ivy Montes (Ilocos Region), Mary Grace Padin (NCR), and Lovely Dianne Sampaga (NCR), 95.16.
The Subprofessional test, with 19,889 examinees, was topped by John Patrick Laspiñas from Davao Region with a rating of 95.74. Top performers of this level include Romeo Josef Conel (Cagayan Valley), Bernardo Salgado Jr. (Southern Tagalog), and John Elmer Tagbago (Southern Tagalog), 95.32; Alrea Cuabo (Davao Region), Michaela Marie Malaya (Southern Tagalog), Jennilyn Odanos (CAR), Rachell Tanglao (Central Luzon), and Diana Torrestre (Bicol Region), 94.89; and Jewel Karisha Daria (CAR), Rica Mae Dayondon (Zamboanga Peninsula), and John Dave Ruelos (Cagayan Valley), 94.47.
Passers of the CSE Professional are conferred the Civil Service Professional Eligibility, which is needed and appropriate for appointment to both first level (clerical) and second level (technical) positions in the government, including executive/managerial positions in the second level. In contrast, the CSE Subprofessional passers are conferred the Civil Service Subprofessional Eligibility appropriate for first level positions in the government.
The CSC said Professional and Subprofessional eligibles may be appointed to appropriate positions in the government that do not involve practice of profession and are not covered by special laws, provided they also meet the education, experience, training, and other competency requirements of the position.
Fire Officer, Penology Officer Exams
A total of 1,553 examinees passed the FOE, and 385 others, the POE. Said figures represent 16.50% out of 9,411 examinees and 17.23% out of 2,235 examinees who took the FOE and POE, respectively.
Garnering a rating of 92.47, Peter John Lawas from Bicol Region topped the FOE, while Jumel Gamboa from Western Visayas topped the POE with a rating of 91.28.
Completing the list of top examinees for the FOE are Jay Presga (SOCCSKSARGEN) and Levi Ephraim Leonardo (NCR) with a rating of 91.17; Harvieneil Acu (NCR), 90.39; Sixto Arniel Moratalla Jr. (NCR), Jose Caesar Almeda (Caraga), and Meek Garwin Allauigan (Southern Tagalog), 89.09; and Jessen Joy Ricacho (Southern Tagalog), Marjun Ibieza (Western Visayas), and Dale Jordan Garcia (NCR), 88.83.
Top performers of the POE are Leinelyn Grace Capuz-Soriano (Ilocos Region), 91.03; Irish Adrianne Gumaru (NCR), 90.77; Joshua Benedict Azañes (NCR), 90.26; Don Luis Barawid (Eastern Visayas), 89.74; Carmela Ramos and Juan Miguel Soriano (NCR), 88.46; Jobert Doctolero (CAR), 88.21; and Mark Bryan Cruz and Marygrace Magdadaro (Northern Mindanao), 87.69.
The resulting Fire Officer Eligibility and Penology Officer Eligibility are both second level eligibilities that are specific and appropriate for second level ranks in the fire protection, and jail management and penology services, respectively, and other functionally related services. However, the appropriateness of these eligibilities does not include ranks under the Philippine National Police, the CSC clarified.
The Local Treasurer Eligibility (LTE) was conferred on 180 individuals after passing the BCLTE. The figure represents 17.84% of the 1,009 total examinees.
Christian Ollero from Ilocos Region led the Local Treasurer eligibles after garnering a rating of 92.17. Other BCLTE top passers are Richard Adrian Pintucan (Cagayan Valley), 91.88; Julie Anne Amistoso (Western Visayas), 91.30; El-din Hazraf Hadjinor (SOCCSKSARGEN) and Imari Plana (Eastern Visayas), 91.01; Arlette Karen Barrientos (Western Visayas) and Florence Cabling (Central Luzon), 90.72; Leonard Servedad (Western Visayas) and Resie Viloria (Cagayan Valley), 89.28; and Marivic Gonzales (Central Luzon) and Joselle Mariya Arcibal (Ilocos Region), 88.99.
The LTE is a second level eligibility appropriate for appointment only to Local Treasurer and Assistant Local Treasurer positions, and to positions under the Financial Services that do not involve practice of profession and are not covered by Bar/Board or special laws.
The CSC said that the institution of the LTE is part of the Standardized Examination and Assessment for Local Treasury Service or SEAL program of the Department of Finance, which seeks to professionalize the ranks and improve the competencies of treasurers. It is also seen to significantly improve recruitment and selection process in the local treasury service.
A total of 89 examinees, comprising 18.70% of the 476 total number of examinees, passed the CSE-FSO conducted in eight regions.
Top passers mostly came from NCR where the concentration of examinees was. They are Luigi Karlo Miguel Judan with a rating of 86.79; Ariane Kirstie De Guzman, 86.04; Nicole Anne Mempin, 85.66; John Malcolm Aniag, Paul Jan Patrick Natividad, Chamaine Amir Graham, and Mark Andrew Elepaña, 85.28; Angelica Ocampo, 84.91; and Erickopaolo Tolentino and Aaron Adalbert Bernardo, 84.53. Also garnering 84.91 rating is Renson Bernabe from Cagayan Valley.
The CSC said that the 89 passers will be conferred the Career FSO Eligibility, adding that this eligibility, comparable to the Career Service Professional Eligibility, is appropriate to first level (clerical) and second level (technical) positions in the government that do not involve practice of profession and are not covered by Bar/Board or special laws.