Government employees who work in the local treasury service are required to advance their competencies through the BCLTE or the Basic Competency on Local Treasury Examination. It is offered by the Civil Service Commission and the Department of Finance-Bureau of Local Government Finance.
The main objective of this examination is to create ROE or a Register of Eligibles. From this pool of eligibles, the CSC and the local government can make an appointment to qualified professionals for Local Treasurer and Asst. Treasurer positions as well as other positions related to Financial Services.
Aside from passing the BCLTE, the personnel must also meet the qualifications and eligibility requirements appropriate for the position. The first BCLTE was given in December 2015 and any personnel who are presently handling the position at the Bureau of Local Government Finance can take the examination.
Schedule and Venues for the BCLTE
The Local Treasury Eligibility is a CSC second-level eligibility designed for Local Treasurer and Assistant Local Treasurer Appointees. Anyone who is interested to take the examination should know the date of examination, venues, and coverage of exam.
The first set of BCLTE will be conducted on June 24, 2018 throughout the country. Filing of application ended last April 27, 2018. Interested applicants who were not able to make on the first set of exam may take it on October 14, 2018. Applicants can file their application form from June 25, 2018 to August 24, 2018.
|1||San Fernando City, La Union|
|3||San Fernando City, Pampanga|
|10*||Cagayan de Oro City|
Note: *These regions may also accommodate examinees from ARMM
Scope of Examination for BCLTE Schedule
Interested applicants should know the scope of examination and take time to review on the following subjects including:
- General ability
This subject area composes 25% of the total score and it includes verbal aptitude, leadership and management, analytical ability, and RA 6713.
- Technical/Specialized area
75% of the total score comes from this subject area and the scope includes mobilization of resources (principles of local taxation, real property tax, business and local taxes, LGU credit financing, regulatory fees and charges and local economic enterprises). Other topics are Management of local treasury services, Safekeeping of local funds and records, Preparation and analysis of treasury and treasury-related reports, Coordinating and communicating local treasury matters with stakeholders, Management of other PFM areas, and Management of inter-government and other fund transfers.
Who are qualified to take the BCLTE?
The qualification requirements to take the BCLTE include the following:
- Must be a Filipino citizen and of good moral character
- Must be 18 years old upon filing of the application
- Has not been convicted by any crime or immoral misconduct
- Has not been discharged or dismissed from any government and civilian position
- Must possess a baccalaureate degree
Anyone who is interested to apply and take the BCLTE should prepare the documents as required.
- Duly accomplished CS Form No.100, but it will be signed in the presence of CSC personnel
- 4 pcs. Passport size photo following the picture specifications
- Original and photocopy of valid ID accepted by the Civil Service Commission
- Original and photocopy of a certificate of retention or re-acquisition of Philippine citizenship
- Php 700 examination fee (non-refundable)
Applicants may file the application form at the nearest CSC field office or regional office. Make sure to submit complete application requirements otherwise you won’t be entertained. Wear proper attire otherwise, you won’t be allowed to enter the CSC office.
The examinee must obtain at 80% total score in order to pass the Local Treasury Eligibility examination. Names of successful examinees will be posted on the official website of CSC 41 days after the exam. However, the certificate of eligibility will be released a month after.
Applicants who have pending criminal and administrative cases are allowed to take the exam and get the eligibility upon passing the exam. But, the eligibility will be forfeited in case they’re found guilty.
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