The Civil Service Commission (CSC), together with the Australian Public Service Commission (APSC), conducted the Capacity Building Program on Leadership Development and Strategic Human Resource Management and Organization Development (HROD) on 6-8 June 2023 at SEAMEO Innotech, Diliman, Quezon City.

The program, which was attended by officials and employees from CSC Central and Regional Offices nationwide, aimed to enhance participants' understanding of emerging tools and trends in leadership development and strategic HROD, enabling them to be more effective in their HR functions.

CSC Chairperson Karlo Nograles expressed gratitude to Australian Embassy Counselor for Political, Economic and Public Affairs James Yeomans for piloting this activity that would pave the way for progressive and proactive HR endeavors.

A total of 64,420 examinees passed the Career Service Examination - Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) held nationwide on 26 March 2023, representing a 16.88% passing rate.

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced that 54,478 examinees, constituting 16.42% of the total candidates, have successfully passed the CSE Professional Level. Furthermore, 9,942 individuals, accounting for 19.97% of the examinees, passed the Subprofessional Level.

The National Capital Region posted the highest number of successful examinees with 16,682 passers for both levels. Regions IV and III followed the ranking with 7,730 and 5,072 total passers, respectively.

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has announced that the list of testing centers and school assignments relative to the conduct of the Basic Competency on Local Treasury Examination (BCLTE) on 11 June 2023 is now available online.

CSC released Examination Advisory No. 5, s. 2023 on 30 May 2023, informing the 6,728 registered examinees from 16 CSC testing centers nationwide that they may check their Notice of School Assignment (NOSA) for the BCLTE through the Online Notice of School Assignment (ONSA) accessible via the CSC website at

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) joins the nation in celebrating the 125th Philippine Independence Day with the theme "Kalayaan, Kinabukasan, Kasaysayan".

In his video message addressed to the 1.8 million civil servants, CSC Chairperson Karlo Nograles said that this year’s theme emphasizes not only the importance of appreciating the country’s struggle for freedom and independence but also stresses the need to adapt to the new realities of the present to usher in the future aspirations of the country.

“We must be agile in the face of changes in the workplace, dynamic in our policies to address client demands, and flexible to ensure continuity in the delivery of public services amid any disruption. Ito ay mga kongkretong paraan upang maipakita natin ang pagpapahalaga sa kabayanihan ng mga nakipaglaban para sa ating tinatamasang kasarinlan,” he said.

Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairperson Karlo Nograles reminded the 1.8 million workforce of government to promote environmental conservation and sustainability as the country celebrates Philippine Environment Month this June, and joined the global observance of World Environment Day today, 5 June 2023.

Chairperson Nograles emphasized the responsibility of government employees to safeguard the nation’s resources as part of their duty to uphold public interest.

“Bilang mga kawani ng gobyerno, inaasahan na tayo ang syang mangunguna sa pagprotekta sa yaman nang bansa hindi lang para sa ating pansariling kapakanan kundi bilang bahagi ng ating tungkulin na itaguyod ang pampublikong interes,” he said.