The Department of Education (DepEd) shall administer the 2021 National Qualifying Examination for School Heads (NQESH) on June 21, 2022.
National Qualifying Examination for School Heads (NQESH) FY 2021 Online Application Process
Prepare the documentary requirements
A. Applicants for the 2021 National Qualifying Examination for School Heads must prepare the following upon registration:
i. Original copies of the approved Performance Rating with at least Very Satisfactory (VS) performance in the last two (2) consecutive rating periods;
ii. Service Record duly certified by the SDO; and
iii. Designation or Special Order as School Head or TIC/OIC of a public elementary or secondary school duly signed by the Schools Division Superintendent
B. Applicants must ensure that the documents are scanned in clear copies and saved in PDF format.
Create an account in the NQESH Online Application System
A. An Applicant must first create an account in the NQESH Online Application System (NQESH-OAS) using official DepEd email account following the steps specified in the NQESH-OAS APPLICANT USER GUIDE (see Annex 4). The NQESH-OAS may be accessed through this link: https://www.nqesh.deped.gov.ph/
B. Applicants must ensure that all information provided are accurate. Changes are not allowed after creating the account.
C. Once an account has been created, an email notification will be sent to the applicant’s official DepEd email address.
Submit application online
A. The applicant must submit the required documents online through the NQESH-OAS following the steps specified in the NQESH-OAS APPLICANT USER GUIDE (see Annex 4).
B. Applicants are reminded that falsification of documents shall be subjected to investigation with grounds on grave dishonesty as stated in the Civil Service Commission (CSC) rules and regulations and may be banned from taking the NQESH.
Monitor the status of application
A. The applicant shall be updated on the status of the application through email notification and the NQESH-OAS application status page which is discussed in detail in the NQESH-OAS Applicant User Guide (Annex 4).