Civil Service accepts applications for computers tests-A A +A
Saturday, May 22, 2010
CIVIL Service Commission (CSC) has now started accepting applicants for the Computer Assisted Test for professionals.
In an interview, CSC-Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) Director Rafael Marco said this was done to serve those who haven't taken the paper and pencil test conducted by the agency last month.
Computer-assisted test is only administered in the CSC-CAR regional office and central office, as it is the site where the testing via computer was piloted a few years ago.
The test schedules on May 26 and 27, where the first two batches of applicants will be taking the computer-aided exam, is a requisite for a certificate of rating needed in government service.
"Applications will be on a first come, first served basis," Marco said.
Applicants must accomplish properly the prescribed examination application form and submit four latest and identical 1 1/2" x 2" ID pictures with a full name tag that includes the surname, first name and middle initial. The pictures must be taken within three months before the date of filing of the application.
Pictures that are scanned, photocopied or computer-enhanced are not accepted and name tags should not be computer-generated.
During the date of examination, the applicants may bring any valid ID such as Driver's License, SSS ID, current Office ID, Postal ID, BIR ID, or valid Passport that contain the applicant's picture, signature, birth date, and signature of the authorized head of the issuing agency.
Photocopy of the same should be attached to the approved application form to serve as reference for room examiners on the day of the examination and pay the examination fee of P400.
Marco said with the CAT, many fresh graduates who would want to enter government service would not wait for the next five months as results of examination rating will be given after the examination.
In the paper and pencil test conducted October last year, only a passing rate of 9.25 percent was recorded for the professional test, and 14.01 percent for the sub-professional test, comprising 4,681 and 1,653 passers, respectively, of the 62,389 examinees who took the exams nationwide.
The next examination schedule for the Career Service Examinations-Paper and Pencil Test (Professional and Sub-professional) is on October 17. (JM Agreda)