Nueva Vizcaya CSC urges examinees to review more
by Ben Moses Ebreo
Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya (March 10) -- The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has advised examinees for Career Service Eligibility to exert more effort to review before participating to the examination as prelude on their entry to government positions.
The advise came after a result of the civil service examinations conducted in November last year showed small number of passers in Cagayan Valley region and the country as well.
"Because of this result, we reduced the frequency of examinations from thrice to twice year starting this year to give our examinees enough time to review and prepare for the sub-professional and professional tests. Our advise to our examinees is - please study and review seriously," said Joseph Paggao, CSC provincial director here.
Based on the November 2009 examination result, out of the 864 examinees from the provinces of Nueva Vizcaya and Isabela, only 68 passed the professional test with 7.87 percent average passing rate.
For the sub-professional test, Nueva Vizcaya and Isabela registered only 12.3 percent average passing rate with 29 passers out of the 241 examinees.
For Cagayan province's Cagayan State University (CSU) Testing Center, there were only 48 passers of the professional test out of the 800 examinees, registering 68 percent average passing rate. For Cagayan National High School Testing Center, there were only 88 passers of the professional test out of the 920 examinees with only 9.57 percent average passing rate.
For the sub-professional examination, Cagayan province has 77 passers out of the 590 examinees with only 15.13 percent average passing rate.
For the regional statistics, professional examination posted 7.89 percent average passing rate with only 204 passers out of the 2,584 examinees. For the sub-professional examination, only 14.13 percent average passing rate was registered with 106 passers out of the 750 examinees in Cagayan Valley.
Paggao, the CSC provincial director for Nueva Vizcaya also noted that among the factors which contributed to the low rate of CSC test passers were the lack of concentration and serious attitude among the examinees.
"Most of the examinees have their boyfriends and girlfriends with them perhaps to provide moral support but this are being used as passports for other activities which therefore affect their preparation and performance during the examinations," Paggao stressed.
The CSC here is in the process of scouting for additional testing centers in preparation for the possible increase on the influx of examinees from the region due to the closure of the two testing centers in Cagayan province such as the CSU and the Cagayan National High School (CNHS). (PIA NVizcaya) [top]