CSC accepts applications for Penology Officer Examination

The Penology Officer Examination (POE) will be held on 23 October 2022. Acceptance is on a first-come, first-served basis and shall be closed anytime once the CSC Regional/Field Offices have already reached the target number of applicants.

Interested applicants should personally file their applications at the CSC Regional Office (CSCRO), or at any of the concerned CSCRO’s Field Offices, where they intend to take the examination. A complete directory of the CSC’s offices nationwide is available at the CSC website,

The scope of examination for POE are general ability (verbal, analytical, numerical) and specialized area (jail management concepts and applications, custodial concepts and applications, inmates welfare and development (IWD) programs, and BJMP administrative matters).

For detailed application requirements, designated testing centers, and other information, please read thoroughly CSC Examination Announcement No. 07, s. 2022 or visit and follow CSC’s official Facebook page.

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