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The Civil Service Commission (CSC) reminds the public that acceptance of applications for the Fire Officer, Penology Officer, and Basic Competency on Local Treasury Examinations is until April 27, 2018 only. The exams are slated June 17, 2018.

All three exams are open to individuals who meet the following basic qualifications: Filipino citizen; of good moral character; has not been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude or of disgraceful or immoral conduct, dishonesty, examination irregularity, drunkenness or addiction to drugs; and has not been dishonorably discharged from military service or dismissed for cause from any civilian position in the government.


In addition, applicants of the Fire Officer Examination (FOE) must be 21 to 35 years old at the time of filing of application. For the Penology Officer Examination (POE) and Basic Competency on Local Treasury Examination (BCLTE), applicants must be at least 18 years old at the time of application.

On educational attainment requirement, FOE and BCLTE require applicants to be holders of a bachelor’s degree.

Applicants must personally submit (1) properly accomplished Application Form (CS Form No. 100, Revised September 2016, available at any CSC Regional/Field Office, and downloadable from the CSC website;(2) four pieces of passport size I.D. pictures with handwritten name tag showing the applicant’s signature over printed full name; and (3) original and photocopy of I.D. card that is preferably valid (not expired). Applications must be filed at the CSC Regional Office (CSCRO), or at any of the concerned CSCRO’s Field Offices, where applicants intend to take the examination. Examination fee is PhP700.

Applicants are advised to access and read thoroughly the corresponding examination announcements posted on the CSC website and CSC Facebook Page for the specifications of I.D. picture, complete list of accepted I.D. cards, testing centers, scope of examination, resulting eligibilities and their appropriateness, and other relevant information.

The CSC conducts the examinations in collaboration with the Bureau of Fire Protection, the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, and the Bureau of Local Government Finance. # # #