Calendar of civil service examinations for 2023

NEWS RELEASE: CSC bares 2023 civil service exam calendar; Application for Foreign Service Officer Exam begins October 13, 2022
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) recently announced the calendar of civil service examinations for 2023.
The Career Service Examination for Foreign Service Officer (CSE-FSO), administered by the CSC in collaboration with the Department of Foreign Affairs-Board of Foreign Service Examinations (DFA-BFSE), will be held on 5 February 2023. Interested applicants may submit their two (2) accomplished forms (FSO Examination Application Form and Civil Service Form No. 100) at the following locations: a) BSE Secretariat, 2nd Floor, DFA Main Building, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City from 13 October to 25 November 2022 (until 5 pm only); or b) Consular Offices within and outside Metro Manila or Philippine Embassies, Consulates, or Mission Boards from 13 October to 18 November 2022 (until 5 pm only).
Attracting the most number of examinees, the Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT), which includes the Professional and Subprofessional Levels, will be conducted in 26 March and 13 August 2023.
For the 26 March CSE-PPT, the application period will be on 22 December 2022 to 25 January 2023. A special application period for unrefunded examinees of the cancelled 15 March 2020 CSE-PPT is set on 14 to 21 December 2022.
For the 13 August CSE-PPT, the application period is set on 15 May to 14 June 2023.
The CSC will also administer the Basic Competency on Local Treasury Examination (BCLTE) on 11 June 2023. The application period will run from 13 March to 12 April 2023. The BCLTE, and the complementary Intermediate Competency on Local Treasury Examination or ICLTE, are part of the three-level Standardized Examination and Assessment for Local Treasury Service (SEAL) Program of the Department of Finance, implemented through the Bureau of Local Government Finance in collaboration with the CSC.
The corresponding examination announcements, which contain the list of testing centers, requirements, and procedure for application, among other details, will be posted on the CSC website at; except for the CSE-FSO, the examination announcement for which is being issued by the DFA.
The CSC emphasized it does not recognize and shall not be liable for information posted on any other sources that are not owned or managed by the CSC.
DFA-BFSE Announcement on the 2023 Foreign Service Officer Examination:…/Announcement_2023_Foreign_Service…



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