Application for the March 18, 2018 Career Service Examination - Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) is ongoing until January 31, 2018. Please be informed that 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.

Interested applicants may submit the requirements at the CSC Regional Office (CSC RO) covering the area where they wish to take the exam, or at any of the CSC RO's field offices. A directory of CSC offices nationwide is at

Below are the testing centers for the March 18, 2018 CSE-PPT:


REGION 1: San Fernando City, La Union | Dagupan City | Urdaneta City | Vigan City | Laoag City

REGION 2: Tuguegarao City | Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya | Basco, Batanes | Cauayan City

REGION 3: City of San Fernando, Pampanga | Malolos City | Guiguinto, Bulacan | Cabanatuan City | Balanga City | Baler, Aurora 

REGION 4: Imus, Cavite | Sta. Cruz, Laguna | | Batangas City | Cainta, Rizal | Lucena City | Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro | Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro | Boac, Marinduque | Odiongan, Romblon | Puerto Princesa City 

REGION 5: Legazpi City | Naga City | Masbate City 

REGION 6: Bacolod City | Iloilo City | Roxas City | San Jose, Antique

REGION 7: Cebu City | Dumaguete City | Tagbilaran City | Bogo City 

REGION 8: Tacloban City | Borongan City | Catbalogan City | Ormoc City 

REGION 9: Zamboanga City | Pagadian City | Dipolog City

REGION 10: Cagayan de Oro City

REGION 11: Davao City | Tagum City

REGION 12: Cotabato City | General Santos City | Kidapawan City | Koronadal City

NCR: (to be announced)

CAR: Baguio City | Tabuk City | Bangued, Abra | Bontoc, Mt. Province

Caraga: Butuan City | San Francisco, Agusan del Sur | Surigao City | Tandag City 

ARMM: Cotabato City | Iligan City | Bongao, Tawi-tawi


For the application requirements and procedures, please access CSC Exam Announcement No. 4, s. 2017 here.