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PIA Press Release
Thursday, January 05, 2012


Masbate, Rizal locals top civil service exam

QUEZON CITY, Jan. 5 --Edgardo P. Almonte from Aroroy, Masbate and Kathlene Luz F. Bugarin from Cardona, Rizal obtained the highest scores in the career service written examinations held last October 16, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) reported. A total of 10,866 out of 94,251 examinees or 11.53 percent passed the career service examinations.

Almonte garnered a rating of 88.23 for the Professional test while Bugarin topped the Subprofessional test with an 87.34 rating.

Completing the list of Top 10 passers for the Professional level are Justine Lara A. Millare (National Capital Region), 87.74; Katrina Mae C. Santos (NCR), 87.72; Alyzia Andrea E. Adorna (NCR), 87.68; Kitz Kevin R. Saberon (Central Visayas), 87.66; Kim Arveen M. Patria (NCR), 87.62; Elmer C. Peramo (Southern Tagalog), 87.57; Yvanne Paolo B. Yutuc (S. Tagalog), 87.53; Eumir Alexis R. Angeles (NCR), 87.51; and Oilegor Cash P. Apili (Ilocos Region), 87.45.

For the Subprofessional test, Michael M. De Leon (Central Luzon), 87.26; Justin Alick M. Cordova (Western Visayas), 87.06; Joseph Czar D. Delson II (Cordillera Administrative Region), 86.59; Yvette I. Rabuco (W. Visayas), 86.25; Julie Rose T. Opada (C. Visayas), 86.21; Donna Estrella P. Monreal (Ilocos Region), 86.18; Anna Dominique M. Obligar (NCR), 86.14; Liezl D. Fabro (S. Tagalog), 86.09; and Kissha H. Albajera (S. Tagalog), 86.05.

One who passes the career service examination earns a Career Service Eligibility which is one of the basic requirements for permanent appointment to first and second level positions in government not covered by Bar, Board and special laws, the CSC explained.

The Commission advised passers to coordinate with the CSC Regional Office concerned on the requirements and procedure to claim the Certificate of Eligibility (COE). Meanwhile, those who failed the test may secure a copy of the Report of Rating through the CSC website at

The complete list of passers of the October 16, 2011 Career Service Professional and Subprofessional written examinations may also be accessed from the CSC website.

By region

In terms of regional performance, NCR got the highest passing rate for the Professional level at 17.97 percent or 2,113 out of 11,758 examinees, and for the Subprofessional level at 15.45 percent or 518 out of 3,352 examinees.

Other regions of the country with notable passing rate for the Professional level include Central Visayas (15.06%), Central Luzon (13.39%), Western Visayas (12.26%), CAR (12.08%), and Southern Tagalog (11.87%). For the Subprofessional level, Cagayan (13.53%), Davao Peninsula (13.24%), Central Luzon (12.70%), Central Visayas (12.52%) and CAR (12.17%).

Profile of passers

A career in public service remains an attractive option for Filipinos as almost 75% of the passers have cited entrance to government service as their reason for taking the career service examinations.

Statistics further reveal that, among the number of Professional test passers, 4,735 or 52.31 percent were unemployed. In the Subprofessional level, 1,023 passers or 56.36 percent were out of work.

Some 2,649 passers came from the private sector, 1,791 from government and 100 from non-government organizations. Those self-employed numbered 410.

Female passers at 6,641 covering both examination levels outnumbered by 58.08 percent the male passers, which totaled 4,201. The passers were relatively young, with those in the age bracket 18-24 years old numbering most at 7,455, followed by those in the 25-31 age bracket at 2,441.

The new Professional and Subprofessional eligibles consider themselves most qualified in the occupational areas of human resource, social science and welfare service, and general administrative service. Other key occupational services preferred include general administrative service, financial service, math, physical and biological science service, tourism and industry service, executive service, foreign relations service, and art and information service. (CSC)

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