Almost one-third or 30.65% (122 examinees) passed the CES Written Examination (CES WE) held last June 2, 2013, simultaneously in three testing centers, namely: University of the Philippines-Diliman (Metro Manila), University of San Carlos (Cebu City) and Department of Education-NEAP Regional Office XI (Davao City).
A total of 398 officials from different government and private agencies took the said exam.
Topping the list of passers is Ms. Jenifer G. Galorport who took the exam at the University of the Philippines (Manila testing center) and obtained a rating of 88.06%.
She presently holds the position of Local Government Operations Officer LGOO VII of the Office of Project Development Services, Department of the Interior and Local Government. Ms. Galorport graduated with a degree in BS Mathematics at the University of the Philippines and obtained her Masters in Public Administration in the same university.
She also studied at the University of Saitama, Japan where she finished her Masters in Public Policy.
The second and third in the list are Mr. Paul Arnel R. Andres, who took the exam in UP-Diliman (Manila testing center) and obtained a rating of 87.85%, and Mr. Ermin V. Lucino, who also took the exam in the same venue with a rating of 87.69%, respectively.
Mr. Andres is a Medical Specialist III and currently heads the Department of Surgery at the Quezon City General Hospital, while Mr. Lucino presently holds the position of Planning Officer IV at the City Planning and Development Coordinator’s Office of the City of Santa Rosa, Laguna.
The complete list of June 2, 2013 CES WE passers can be viewed at www.cesboard.gov.ph.
Of the 122 CES WE passers, 60.66% came from the Department of Education, 4.92% from the Department of the Interior and Local Government, 5.74% from the Local Government Units, 2.46% each from the National Economic and Development Authority, Department of Health, Department of Justice, and the National Police Commission and 12.30% from various government agencies. On the other hand, 3.28% came from the different State Universities and 2.46% from the private sector.
These new set of passers may now qualify to take the second examination stage which is the Assessment Center (AC). Interested officials may call the Eligibility and Rank Appointment Division (ERAD) at telephone number 9514985 loc. 832 or 118 for the schedule and other details of the AC.