Career Service Examinations held November 15 last year yielded a total of 6,334 passers, representing 10.15% of the 62,389 individuals who took the examinations, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) reported.
Of the said figure, 4,681 passed the Professional Examination level, and the remaining 1,653 the Sub-Professional level, representing 9.25% and 14.01%, respectively, of the total number of examinees for each level of the career service examination.
They will be conferred the Professional and Sub-Professional Eligibility, respectively, which may qualify them for permanent appointment to vacant positions in the government career service, provided they also meet the education, experience and training requirements of the position being applied for.
According to the CSC, collective figures show that the National Capital Region (NCR) got the highest passing rate at 14.92% or 1,669 out of 11,186 examinees. Other top performing regions of the country in terms of passing rate include Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) at 13.83%, Region VII (Central Visayas) at 11.64%, Region III (Central Luzon) at 11.12%, and Region IV (Southern Tagalog) at 10.59%.
Further, the CSC reported that the highest passing rate of 14.45% or 1,244 passers out of 8,611 examinees for the Professional level was posted by the NCR. For the Sub-Professional level, the CAR emerged with the highest passing rate from among the regions, registering a passing rate of 20% or 99 out of 495 examinees.
The new Professional and Sub-Professional eligibles are advised to coordinate with the CSC Regional Office in their area on the requirements and procedure for claiming their Certificate of Eligibility (COE).