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A TOTAL of 25,127 examinees, representing 10.98% of the total 228,917 examinees, passed the Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test conducted nationwide on August 6, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) said.

The Professional Level test posted an 11.07% passing rate, comprising 21,792 passers out of 196,819 examinees. Adrian Callangan from Region II (Cagayan Valley), with a rating of 90.87, topped the list.

Passing rate for the Sub-Professional Level was at 10.39%, comprising 3,335 passers out of 32,098 hopefuls with Mark Dave Balmilero, also from Region II, getting the highest score of 87.54.

For the Professional Level, top passers include Merynel Gratuito from Bicol Region with a rating of 90.27; Carlos Rafael Andres, Southern Tagalog, 90.18; Marlon Marvilla, Central Luzon, 89.97; Melvin Alas-as, Southern Tagalog, 89.88; Orpah Leah De Guzman, National Capital Region (NCR), 89.77; Marc Karlo Sales, Southern Tagalog, 89.48; Florette Hanh Albis, NCR, 89.47; Denmirson Vivo, NCR, 89.41; and Justin Callo, Zamboanga Peninsula, 89.38.


Completing the list of top passers for the Sub-Professional Level are Jodi Jill Manikan, Western Visayas, 87.38; Francis Rey Cabarubias, Central Visayas, 87.12; Aldmyr Afundar, Bicol Region, 87.04; Psalm Zion Lumabao, NCR, 86.84; Zeidrick-J Cudilla, Western Visayas, 86.78; Geovani Duqueza, Southern Tagalog, 86.46; Patricia Mae Remante, Southern Tagalog, 86.46; Keizel Lorein Bonifacio, Southern Tagalog, 86.44; and Christine Joy Arce, NCR, 86.38.

Callangan and the rest of the Professional Level passers shall be 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.

On the other hand, the Sub-Professional Level passers led by Balmilero shall obtain the Civil Service Sub-Professional Eligibility appropriate only for first level positions in the government.

The CSC said that Professional and Sub-Professional 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 requirements of the positions.

How to get test results

The complete list of successful examinees of the August 6, 2017 Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test may be accessed here.

Starting October 17, passers may begin claiming their Certification of Eligibility at the CSC Regional/Field Office concerned. Passers are advised to verify first the availability of and the requirements and procedures in claiming their Certification of Eligibility before proceeding to the CSC office.

Moreover, examinees, both passed and failed, may generate their individual rating through the Online Civil Service Examination Result Generation System (OCSERGS), which can also be accessed on the CSC website by October 1.

The CSC warns the public against postings in any other websites or social media links that are not affiliated with the CSC, or are engaged in the unauthorized use of the name of the Commission.

Regional performance

In terms of overall regional performance, NCR posted the highest passing rate at 16.30% or 6,264 passers out of 38,419 examinees. The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) came in second with a 15.88% passing rate. Other top performing regions of the country include Central Luzon with a 12.42% passing rate; Southern Tagalog, 11.66%; and Cagayan Valley, 11.31%.

For the Professional Level, the top performing regions are NCR with a passing rate of 16.84%; CAR, 16.55%; Central Luzon, 12.60%; Cagayan Valley, 11.74%; and Southern Tagalog, 11.73%.

For the SubProfessional level: NCR, 13.52%; CAR, 12.49%; Central Luzon, 11.44%; Southern Tagalog, 11.30%; and Bicol Region, 11.08%.