The Civil Service Commission (CSC) and the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) ensuring the effective implementation of Republic Act (R.A.) No. 11032, or the “Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018 (EODB EGSD)”, on 31 August 2023 in Diliman, Quezon City.

CSC Chairperson Karlo Nograles and ARTA Secretary Ernesto Perez, together with CSC Commissioners Ryan Alvin Acosta and Aileen Lourdes Lizada and ARTA Undersecretaries Gerald G. Divinagracia and Geneses R. Abot, led the ceremonial signing of the landmark agreement aimed to improve anti-red tape reforms and foster an environment conducive to ease of doing business in the government sector.

“Today’s MOA signing is more than just a symbolic event because it has far-reaching implications in the realm of public service. The CSC and ARTA are tasked under the EODB EGSD to ensure that we promote integrity, accountability, and establish best practices to prevent corruption in the government. This event, finally, seals the deal between the CSC and ARTA to ultimately delineate the functions and mandates of the offices under R.A. No. 11032,” explained Chairperson Nograles.

Government officials and employees may avail of special treats and discounts on purchases, accommodations, and activities this September in celebration of the 123rd Philippine Civil Service Anniversary (PCSA).

Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairperson Karlo Nograles announced that the CSC has partnered with various private establishments to offer exclusive rates and freebies for the 1.9 million active civil servants as well as retired employees in recognition of their hard work and commitment to public service.

“Inihanda natin itong special treats bilang pasasalamat sa ating mga kawani. Talaga namang hindi matatawaran ang inyong mga sakripisyo upang matugunan ang pangangailangan at mabigyan ng dekalidad na serbisyo ang publiko anumang oras. Salamat po sa inyo,” said Chairperson Nograles.

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) and the Local Government Unit (LGU) of San Agustin, Romblon officially signed the Deed of Donation for the parcel of land that will house the CSC Field Office Romblon.

The signing ceremony took place on 11 August 2023 at the CSC Central Office in Quezon City.

CSC Chairperson Karlo Nograles and San Agustin Mayor Esteban SF. Madrona, Jr., together with CSC Commissioners Aileen Lizada and Ryan Acosta, CSC Regional Office IV Director IV Maria Leticia Reyna, and San Agustin Municipal Planning and Development Officer Concepcion Angela Quijano, led the ceremonial signing of the deed of donation for the 600sqm lot located in Barangay Poblacion, San Agustin, Romblon.

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is organizing a job fair for individuals looking to pursue opportunities in the government.

In collaboration with, CSC is set to host the Government Online Career Fair (GOCF) from 18 to 22 September 2023.

This event will create a virtual platform for government agencies and jobseekers to interact, share details regarding job openings and the associated prerequisites. Jobseekers may also file applications and submit the requirements to their selected agency online.

“We are inviting fresh graduates, first time jobseekers, and other interested applicants to participate in this year’s GOCF. Organized as part of the celebration of the 123rd Philippine Civil Service Anniversary (PCSA), this online job fair serves as a perfect venue for civil service eligibles from all over the country to apply for vacant positions in the government,” said CSC Chairperson Karlo Nograles.

A total of 345,293 examinees took the Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) Professional and Subprofessional levels conducted by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) on 20 August 2023.

Out of the 373,638 individuals who registered for the exam, 92.41% showed up in 95 testing centers nationwide comprised of 304,247 examinees for the CSE-Professional Level, and 41,046 examinees for the Subprofessional Level.

“We are delighted to share that we have just reached another milestone for the CSC with the remarkable increase in participants taking the CSE-PPT in just one calendar year. In 2023 alone, the CSC successfully conducted the CSE-PPT for a total of 726,900 participants. This number includes both the 381,607 candidates who took the exam in March and our exam takers this August," expressed CSC Chairperson Karlo Nograles.