CSC reports 35k passers in 8 examinations administered in the first half of 2022

Published September 21, 2022, 4:33 PM

by Dhel Nazario

A total of 35,382 passers have been reported by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) across all eight written eligibility examinations administered in the first half of the year,


The said exams include the Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) for Professional and Subprofessional levels conducted on March 13 and June 19; and the Fire Officer Exam (FOE), Penology Officer Exam (POE), Basic Competency on Local Treasury Exam (BCLTE), and CSE for Foreign Service Officer (CSE-FSO), all held last April 24.

Exam passers CSC said that it conferred Professional and Subprofessional eligibilities on 33,175 individuals after passing the March 13 and June 19 CSE-PPT. This represents 16.59 percent of the 199,950 combined examinees for both levels.

For the March 13 CSE-PPT, Rae Recy Bagonoc from Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) bested 56,980 examinees of the Professional level with a rating of 87.81, while Nenita Liis from Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) topped the Subprofessional test among 13,853 examinees with an 86.05 rating.

Completing the list of top passers are: For the Professional level – Francis Benedict Bernas (Western Visayas) with a rating of 87.65; Jim Ealphealo Mijares (Central Visayas), 87.50; Simon Hildawa (NCR), 87.43; Shiaira Mae Bautista (NCR), 87.38; Jacob Gomez (Southern Tagalog), 87.35; Renato Timbal Jr. (Bicol Region), 87.34; Jason Nuñez (Davao Region), 87.28; David Ian Paz (Cagayan Valley), 87.22; and Iris Karn Magallanes (Western Visayas), 87.14.

Meanwhile, a total of 1,553 examinees passed the FOE, and 385 others, the POE. Said figures represent 16.50 percent out of 9,411 examinees and 17.23 percent out of 2,235 examinees who took the FOE and POE, respectively.

On the other hand, the Local Treasurer Eligibility (LTE) was conferred on 180 individuals after passing the BCLTE. The figure represents 17.84 percent of the 1,009 total examinees.

The LTE is second-level eligibility appropriate for appointment only to Local Treasurer and Assistant Local Treasurer positions, and to positions under the Financial Services that do not involve the practice of the profession and are not covered by Bar/Board or special laws. The CSC said that the institution of the LTE is part of the Standardized Examination and Assessment for Local Treasury Service or SEAL program of the Department of Finance, which seeks to professionalize the ranks and improve the competencies of treasurers. It is also seen to significantly improve the recruitment and selection process in the local treasury service.

Lastly, a total of 89 examinees, comprising 18.70 percent of the 476 total examinees, passed the CSE-FSO conducted in eight regions. The complete list of successful examinees of the March 13 and June 19 2022, and the April 24 FOE, POE, BCLTE, and CSE-FSO can be accessed at the CSC website at