Penology Officer Exam (POE) 2021 – Schedule and Requirements

The Civil Service Commission as a team with the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) conducts the Penology Officer Examination like clockwork. It is given to qualified people who need to join the Bureau as a Jail Officer 1.

The reason for the test is to build up a Register of Eligibles (RoE) from which accreditation and arrangement to second even out positions in the BJMP and other practically related positions will be made, given the eligibles meet the capabilities and different prerequisites of the positions.

Penology Officer Exam Schedule

The Civil Service Commission will lead the Penology Officer Examination (POE) on October 10, 2021. The application period begins on July 20, 2021 and closes on August 19, 2021.

Candidates are encouraged to present their applications ahead of schedule as the spaces are restricted and will be on a ‘first come, first serve’ basis.

In the event that the CSC arrives at the objective number of candidates even before the cutoff time, the Commission may close the acknowledgment of utilizations sooner than anticipated.

Qualifications and Requirements

The CSC sets a list of qualifications that all applicants must strictly follow. Here are the things you must have to qualify for the (2018) Penology Officer Examination:

  • He or she must be a Filipino citizen;
  • Must be a Baccalaureate degree holder from a government- recognized institution;
  • Physically and mentally fit;
  • of good moral character;
  • No criminal record, must not have been convicted of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude;
  • and have not been dishonorably discharged from military service or dismissed for cause from any civilian position in the government.
  • The applicant must be 21 to 30 years old at the time of filing of applications;
  • At least 5’4″ in height for male and 5’2″ for female
Source: Philippine Go
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