The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has released the schedule of nationwide civil service examinations for 2018, as follows:

Type of Exam Date of Exam Application Period
Career Service Examination - Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) March 18, 2018 Nov. 16, 2017 - Jan. 31, 2018*
  August 12, 2018 April 10, 2018 - June 22, 2018*
Career Service Examination for Foreign Service Officer (CSE-FSO) January 28, 2018 Dec. 8, 2017**
Fire Officer Examination (FOE) June 17, 2018 to be announced
Penology Officer Examination (POE) June 17, 2018 to be announced
Basic Competency on Local Treasury Examination (BCLTE) June 17, 2018 and
October 14, 2018
to be announced
Pre-Employment Test, Promotional Test, Ethics-Oriented Personality Test (EOPT),
and Intermediate Competency on Local Treasury Examination (ICLTE)
October 14, 2018 to be announced

*Acceptance of applications shall be on a first-come, first-served basis and shall be closed any time before the deadline if the CSC Regional/Field Office has already reached the target number of applicants.

**Application period for CSE for Foreign Service Officer (CSE-FSO) is ongoing. Applications should be personally submitted at the DFA-Board of Foreign Service Examinations, Pasay City, not later than December 8, 2017.

Click here for CSC Exam Announcement No. 4, s. 2017 containing the application requirements and procedures for CSE-PPT.

Click here for the application requirements and procedures for CSE-FSO.

For all other examinations, the CSC shall issue separate exam announcements.