Anyone who wishes to obtain his or her Career Service Eligibility may opt to take the Civil Service Commission (CSC) exams through the new computerized system.

The CSC Computerized Examination System (COMEX) is designed and developed to unite all previous stand-alone examination processes into a single, automated examination system. 

 

The CSC Central Office will hold the COMEX on June 3, 10, 17, and 24, slot reservations of which are scheduled on May 28, June 4, 11, and 18, respectively.

On the other hand, selected regional testing centers will hold the exams on June 5, 19, and 26, with reservation dates on May 30, June 13, and 20, respectively. 

COMEX is available at the following regional testing centers: Regions 1 (San Fernando City), 2 (Tuguegarao City), 4 (Panay Ave., Quezon City), 5 (Legazpi City), 7 (Cebu City), 10 (Cagayan de Oro City), 11 (Davao City), and Cordillera Administrative Region (Baguio City). Testing centers in the other regions will open within the year. 

An applicant may only reserve a slot on the scheduled reservation date of his or her preferred exam date. He or she must not have taken the same level of exam within the last three months. 

Application through COMEX is made easy.   

First, applicant shall create a user account in the COMEX website www.comex.csc.gov.ph/user. After creating a user account, applicant may then pick an exam schedule from the online offerings. A list of exam schedules with the types of exams, number of slots, date, time, and venue of personal appearance and examination may be viewed. Applicant shall receive an email confirming the slot reservation. 

Once slot is confirmed, applicant makes his or her personal appearance at the CSC COMEX testing center to verify his or her identity, pay the exam fee of PHP600, and have his or her photo, biometrics, and digital signature captured. 

Applicant is then ushered to the computer room where he or she would take the test. The Career Service Examination is a general ability test that lasts 3 hours for the Professional level and 2.5 hours for the Subprofessional level. 

Test results shall be released within two weeks after the date of examination. 

For further queries, contact the CSC COMEX Administrator at telephone numbers (02) 931-8163 or (02) 931-7935 local 712, 714, and 716.