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NQESH Processing of Application and Certificate of Eligibility

For guidance in the application process and other matters relative to the conduct of the 2021 NQESH, enclosed is the Enclosure No. 5 of DepEd Memorandum No. 33, s. 2022 titled NQESH Processing of Application and Certificate of Eligibility.

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Generation of List of Qualified Applicants

A. All SDOs are advised to generate a master list of Qualified Applicants, copy furnished the Regional Office, based on order of priority as stated in item 4.1 of the policy cover of this memorandum.

B. The list shall serve as reference for the SDO Evaluators and RO Validators in prioritizing review of applications.

Processing of Application

A. Schools Division Office Review (SDO Review)

A 1. Through the NQESH-OAS, the designated Schools Division Office (SDO) Evaluator shall receive and assess the application based on the following:

a. the order of priority for 2021 NQESH as stipulated under item 4 of the policy cover of this memorandum

b. the authenticity and completeness of the uploaded documents through the NQESH-OAS.

A 2. SDO Evaluator/s shall act on the application whether:

a. FOR RO REVIEW

The applicant passed the SDO level review, thus his/her documents are forwarded to the Region for further validation.

b. RE-APPLY

For applicants who are not included in the priority in item 4.1 of the policy cover of this memorandum, he/she will be instructed to wait for the application schedule for batch 2 before reapplying.

If there are invalid or lacking documents which needs to be addressed by the applicant, he/she will be instructed to re-apply and complete the required documents which are indicated in the NQESH-OAS status.

c. DISAPPROVED

The applicant is not yet qualified to take the NQESH. The reason on the disqualification is reflected in the NQESH-OAS.

B. Regional Office Review (RO Review)

B. 1. Through the NQESH-OAS, the designated Regional Office (RO) Validator shall validate the following:

a the applicant is qualified based on the order of priority for 2021 NQESH as stipulated in item 4.1 of the policy cover of this memorandum.

b. the documents submitted are complete

B. 2. The RO Evaluator shall act on the application whether:

a QUALIFIED

The applicant is qualified based on the order of priority for 2021 NQESH as stipulated in item 4.1 of the policy cover of this memorandum and the submitted documents are complete.

b. RE-APPLY

For applicants who are not included in the priority in item 4.1 of the policy cover of this memorandum, he/she will be instructed to wait for the application schedule for batch 2 before reapplying.

If there are invalid or lacking documents which needs to be addressed by the applicant, he/she will be instructed to re-apply and complete the required documents which are indicated in the NQESH-OAS status.

c. DISAPPROVED

The applicant is not yet qualified to take the NQESH. The reason on the disqualification is reflected in the NQESH-OAS.

Processing of Certificate of Eligibility

A. Once the applicant is qualified, his/her application will be returned to the SDO evaluator for the processing of the Certificate of eligibility and approval of application.

B. The applicant proceeds to the SDO for verification of submitted documents. He / she must bring the following:

B. 1. Hard copy of the uploaded documents

B. 2. (2 pcs) latest (at least 6 months) passport size picture with name and

signature of the applicant at the back

B.3. Payment for the Examination fee amounting to Php 350.00

C. The SDO evaluator reviews/checks the hard copy of the documents uploaded/submitted by the applicant.

D. After verification the SDO evaluator shall affix his/her signature on the COE of the applicant and attach the ID pictures submitted by the applicant.

E. The SDO evaluator then releases the COE to the applicant.

F. Upon receipt of the COE, the applicant is required to sign the COE at the designated space then proceed to the SDO Cashier Section to pay the examination fee

G. Upon payment of the applicant, the SDO Cashier shall then provide payment details and affix his/her signature on the COE of the applicant.

H. For the approval of the application, the applicant must return the lower portion (RO copy) of the COE to the SDO evaluator for the approval of application.

I. The SDO evaluator shall submit to:

L 1. RO-QAD, the copy of the COEs with the initial list of examinees, and L 2. RO-Cashier, the payment and master list of paid examinees

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Are you taking the National Qualifying Examination for School Heads (NQESH)?

Join this year’s review sessions and let us equip you with the knowledge to hurdle the difficult test that will be your passport towards your dream of becoming a school head to fill the many vacant Principal I items in the country.