Application for the June 23 Basic Competency on Local Treasury Examination (BCLTE) is ongoing and will run until May 2, 2019, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) said.
The BCLTE is a part of the Standardized Examination and Assessment for Local Treasury Service (SEAL) Program of the Department of Finance. The civil service eligibility resulting from passing the BCLTE shall be called Local Treasurer Eligibility. It is a second level eligibility, which is only appropriate for appointment to Local Treasurer and Assistant Local Treasurer positions, and to positions under the Financial Services that do not require practice of profession and are not covered by Bar/Board or special laws.
The test will be held in 16 testing centers nationwide, namely, San Fernando City in La Union (Region I), Tuguegarao City (Region II), City of San Fernando in Pampanga (Region III), Batangas City (Region IV), Legazpi City (Region V), Iloilo City (Region VI), Cebu City (Region VII), Tacloban City (Region VIII), Zamboanga City (Region IX), Cagayan de Oro City (Region X), Davao City (Region XI), Cotabato City and Koronadal City (Region XII), Quezon City (National Capital Region), Baguio City (Cordillera Administrative Region), and Butuan City (Caraga). Interested examinees in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) may enlist for testing centers in Regions IX, X, XI, XII, and Caraga.
An applicant must be a Filipino citizen; at least 18 years old on the date/time of filing of application; of good moral character; has not been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude, or disgraceful or immoral conduct, dishonesty, examination irregularity, drunkenness, or addiction to drugs; has not been dishonorably discharged from military service, or dismissed for cause from any civilian position in the government; and a holder of bachelor’s degree on the date/time of filing of application.
To register, an applicant must submit a fully accomplished CS Form No. 100, Revised September 2016; four pieces of identical passport size ID pictures with name tag following CSC specifications; original and photocopy of any ID card, which is preferably valid or not expired on the date of filing; and pay the examination fee of Php700.
Accepted ID cards include Driver’s License/Temporary Driver’s License (LTO O.R. must be presented together with old Driver’s License; O.R. alone is not allowed)/Student Driver’s Permit; Passport; PRC License; SSS I.D.; GSIS I.D. (UMID); Voter’s I.D./Voter’s Certification; BIR/Taxpayer’s I.D. (ATM type/TIN card type with picture); PhilHealth I.D. (must have the bearer’s name, clear picture, signature and PhilHealth number); Company/Office I.D.; School I.D.; Police Clearance/Police Clearance Certificate; Postal I.D.; Barangay I.D.; NBI Clearance; Seaman’s Book; HDMF Transaction I.D.; PWD I.D.; Solo Parent I.D.; Senior Citizen’s I.D.; and CSC Eligibility Card.
Applications must be personally filed at the CSC Regional Office (CSC RO) covering the applicant’s preferred testing center, or at any of the CSC RO’s Field Offices.
The scope of BCLTE is composed of two main areas: General Ability, which includes Verbal, Analytical, Leadership and Management, and Republic Act No. 6713; and Specialized/Technical Area, which is composed of Mobilization of Resources, Management of Local Treasury Services, Safekeeping of Local Funds and Records, Preparation and Analysis of Treasury and Treasury-related Reports, Coordinating and Communicating Local Treasury Matters with Stakeholders, Management of Other PFM Areas, and Management of Inter-Government and Other Fund Transfers.
BCLTE examinees will answer 180 test items for 3 hours and 5 minutes, which will run from 8 to 11:05 a.m.
To pass the test, an examinee must get a general rating of 80.00.