Only 220 of 1,290 pass exam for penology officers

By Michael Punongbayan, The Philippine Star

Posted at May 30 2015 08:41 AM | Updated as of May 30 2015 04:44 PM

MANILA, Philippines - Only 220 of the 1,290 who took the Penology Officer Examination (POE) for second level ranks in the jail management and penology service last March passed, according to the Civil Service Commission (CSC).

A total of 1,070 flunked the examination being administered by the CSC.

This translates to a passing rate of only 17.05 percent insofar as the March 22, 2015 examination is concerned, the CSC said.

The number does not include ranks under the Philippine National Police (PNP), the CSC added.

Examinees may get their test result using the Online Civil Service Examination Result Generation System (OCSERGS), which can be accessed at

Passers may claim their Certificate of Eligibility at the CSC Regional Office concerned starting June 3, 2015.

Christian Benri Resullar from Central Visayas led the new Penology Officer eligible with a grade of 90.50.

Eric Catte from the Ilocos region and Kennedy Abarca from the National Capital Region (NCR) share the second spot with a 90.00 rating.

Ma. Cecilia Veneracion, also from Metro Manila, came in third with a rating of 89.00.

Completing the Top 10 of the new Penology Officer eligibles are: Adeloga Dacanay (NCR) with a rating of 88.25; Daryll Magundayao (NCR), 88.00; Arthur Jan Fernandez (NCR) and Dante Sumaguila Jr. (Caraga), 87.75; Wilbur Forayang Jr. (Ilocos), Jan Rey Maghuyop (Zamboanga peninsula) and Edmar Cornejo (NCR), 86.75; Grema Nina Morales (Davao region), 86.50; John Henry Barrameda (Bicol region), 86.25; Maria Teresa Olpindo (Davao), Feliza Ann Manaog (NCR) and Marshall Diomampo (NCR), 86.00.

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