CSC Examination, Recruitment and Placement Office Memorandum 972 Series 2016
Ms. CARMEN REYES-ZUBIAGA
Officer-in-Charge
National Council on Disability Affairs
NCDA Building, Isidora St
Brgy. Holy Spirit Quezon City
Dear Ms. Zubiaga:
We refer to your letter (undated), which the Commission recieved on February 14, 2017, requesting a
copy of the policy guidelines relating to examinees with disabilities.
Please be advised that, under existing practice in administration of examination:
The visually impaired (totally and partially blind) are given the option to take the examinationn either
through Braille system or the Dictation system.
The visually impaired have long been accorded additional one hour in taking the examination.
The deaf or hard of hearing have similarly been given an extension of one hour since the examination
conducted in October 2016.
PWDs have customarily been assigned at the ground floor of a building. In the case of the visually
impaired, each examinee is assigned a separate room.
Rest assured that the above accomodations, which have customarily been practiced, remain for the
scheduled examinations in 2017 and for other examinations to be scheduled in the future.
As requested, we are providing you a copy of ERPO Memo No. 972, s. 2016 (Extension of Time Limit and
Provision of Separate Room for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Examinees of the October 23, 2016 CSE-PPT)
Thank you.
FERNANDO M. PORIO
Director IV
Examination, Recruitment and Placement Office
EXAMINATION, RECRUITMENT AND PLACEMENT OFFICE
ERPO Memo No. 972, s. 2016
MEMORANDUM
FOR: HEADS OF CSC REGIONAL OFFICES
SUBJECT Extension of Time Limit and Provision of Separate Room for Deaf/Hard Hearing Examinees of
October 23, 2016 CSE-PPT
In our recent meeting with the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA),and interest of the
deaf/hard of hearingduring the conduct of examination were tackled. We were able to gather
some observations as follows:

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