PDS FORM – CSC Personal Data Sheet (PDS) 2017
On April 6, 2017, the Civil Service Commission issued a powerful call to action through Memorandum Circular No. 11 Series of 2017, which was directed towards a wide range of essential entities, including Constitutional Bodies, National Government Departments and Agencies, Local Government Units, Government-Owned or Controlled Corporations with Original Charters, as well as State Universities and Colleges.
What is a PDS Form?
“PDS” stands for “Personal Data Sheet.” It’s a standard form government agencies use to collect detailed information about individuals applying for government positions. The form includes personal info, education, work history, skills, and references. It helps assess candidates’ qualifications accurately.
How do you fill out a PDS Form?
Do I need to notarize my PDS?
This is in connection to the filling up of the Personal Data Sheet (PDS) being submitted by Applicants. On the final page of the form, the declarant is to be sworn under oath by an authorized person, usually a Notary Public.
The PDS should be subscribed and sworn to before the highest-ranking Human Resource Management Officer (HRMO) of the agency, any authorized official/officer in the agency, any officer authorized to administer the oath of a notary public. Heads of agencies may delegate such authority through an Office Order. (LIST: PNP Monthly Salary and Their Benefits)
Personal Data Sheet Download Link (.pdf) (Excel)
You can also download the editable Work Experience Sheet Form, and please read the Guide to Filling Out the Personal Data Sheet (PDS) before filling out your PDS form.
About CSC’s PDF
The document includes sections on character references and personal declaration, which enables the individual to provide additional insights into their character and values. This holistic approach to gathering personal data provides employers and institutions with a comprehensive overview of the individual’s background, qualifications, and character, making it an essential tool for human resource management and recruitment. (LIST: Philippine Army Monthly Salary and Their Benefits)
Overall, the CSC’s PDS for 2017 is a fantastic tool that simplifies the process of gathering and presenting one’s personal and professional background while providing a wealth of valuable insights for employers and organizations alike.
WHEREAS, the Civil Service Commission (CSC), as the central human resource institution in the bureaucracy, is mandated to prescribe all forms for Civil Service examinations, appointments, reports, and such other human resource matters as may be required by law, rules and regulations;
WHEREAS, the CSC has prescribed the Personal Data Sheet (PDS) or Civil Service Form No. 212 as the official information sheet for all government officials and employees and as a main supporting document for all appointments in the government service;
WHEREAS, the PDS has been periodically revised with the last revision issued under CSC Memorandum Circular No. 8, s. 2005 promulgated through CSC Resolution No. 050233, which took effect on March 3, 2005;
WHEREAS, after more than ten (10) years of using the PDS 2005 revised form, the Commission recognizes the need to revise the PDS further to conform with the requirements on appointments and other issuances;
WHEREAS, the Commission has deemed the revision of the PDS necessary to capture relevant information regarding citizenship for monitoring and reportorial purposes in line with the implementation of Items 3 and 5, Section 5, Republic Act No. 92251, including dual citizenship by birth;
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WHEREAS, to aid the CSC Regional and Field Offices in the evaluation of appointments issued in terms of the appointee’s qualifications vis-a-vis the position being filled, a Work Experience Sheet is included where the actual duties of the relevant positions declared in Item V (Work Experience) of the PDS, Revised 2017 are specified for purposes of application to a vacant position;
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WHEREFORE, the Commission RESOLVES to APPROVE the adoption of the Personal Data Sheet (CS Form No. 212, Revised 2017), together with the Work Experience Sheet, as attached to this Resolution.
The Commission RESOLVES FURTHER that the Personal Data Sheet (CS Form No. 212, Revised 2017) shall be supported by the Guide to Filling Out the PDS to guide employees and applicants in the accomplishment of the fields introduced in the PDS, Revised 2017.
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Officials and employees shall submit an updated Personal Data Sheet (CS Form No. 212, Revised 2017) to the agency HRMO before April 30, 2017.
Any misrepresentation made in the Personal Data Sheet (CS Form No. 212, Revised 2017) and the Work Experience Sheet shall cause the filing of administrative/criminal case/s against the person concerned.
Source: Civil Service Commission, and Commission on Audit