CSC Announces the Schedule of COMEX for 2019 First Semester

UPDATE: CSC Announces the Schedule of COMEX for 2019 Second Semester

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has officially announced the schedule of COMEX for 2019 First Semester (January to June 2019). Please refer to the following information from the CSC COMEX Advisory No. 01, s. 2019.

Schedule of COMEX for 2019 | Dates of Online Reservation

Schedule of COMEX 2019 Online

Examination slots for the CSC Regional Offices shall include only the CSCROs joining the scheduled date of examination. Applicants or registrants are strongly advised to check the Testing Center and Personal Appearance Venue indicated in the Examination Schedule before making a reservation

Read Also: CSC Computerized Examination (CSC COMEX) | Frequently Asked Questions

Steps in Registering to COMEX

1. Fon non-holders of CSC COMEX account

  • Access the CSC COMEX website at
  • At the homepage, click the “Sign Up Now!” button
  • Fill out completely the online Registration Form
  • Submit the form by clicking the “Submit” button
  • Check your email account for the system confirmation email (Note: The system confirmation email may be found in the SPAM folder)
  • Activate your COMEX user account by clicking the activation link provided by the system confirmation email (Note: Successful activation shall redirect you to the COMEX website)
  • Log in to the COMEX System using your username and password.
  • Click the “Examination Schedules” tab
  • Reserve an examination slot

2. For holders of CSC COMEX account

  • Log in to the COMEX System using your username and password.
  • Click the “Examination Schedules” tab
  • Reserve an examination slot

Note: The number of examination slots available for online reservation is very limited. Slots may be taken and filled up in a matter of minutes. We strongly encourage those who were able to reserve a slot and later decide not to pursue taking the test to canceltheir reservation online  in order for others to be able to take the slot.

The documentary requirements (link) will be presented during personal appearance before the designated CSC Office on the scheduled date and time.

How much is the COMEX Fee?

Examination fee is P600 and service fee for digital information is P80, so the total fee for COMEX is P680. Test results including issuance of Eligibility Card for passers, shall be available within one (1) week after the examination.

When will be the release of test results?

Test Results shall be available within one (1) week after the examination. It shall be released officially through the posting of the list of passers in the CSC website.

Issuance of Certification in lieu of the Eligibility Card to passers shall also be available within one week after the examination.

However, the period of posting of list of passers and the availability of Certification may be extended as necessary in the light of possible system technical problem.

For further queries, contact the CSC COMEX Administrator in the Examination, Recruitment and Placement Office, Civil Service Commission, at telephone number (02) 931-8089, or (02) 931-7935 loc. 714 and 716.

Paper-and-Pencil Test (PPT) vs Computerized Examination (COMEX)

The difference between the PPT and COMEX are 1) the manner of filing of application, 2) the examination fee, 3) the manner of taking the examination, and 4) the number of days test results are released.

  • In the PPT, application is filed personally in any CSCRO while in COMEX, the application begins when an applicant reserved an examination slot and is completed when the applicant confirmed his/her reservation during personal appearance at the Testing Center.
  • The examination fee is P500 and P680 for the PPT and COMEX, respectively.
  • With regard to manner of taking the test, examinees in PPT read the test question from a test booklet and record their responses on an answer sheet. On the other hand, examinees in COMEX read the test questions from computer screen and record their answers on the computer through the keyboard.

Read Also: 2019 Civil Service Examination Schedule (Pen and Paper Test)

Source: CSC COMEX Advisory No. 1 Series of 2019


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