2021 National Qualifying Examination for School Heads (NQESH) Regional Allocation for the Online Examination
Due to the variation of alert level systems in the provinces, the 2021 NQESH online examination shall only be limited to a total number of six thousand (6,000) examinees nationwide. Each region, therefore, shall only be provided slots based on the number of unfilled Principal 1 positions
|DepEd Regional Office||Allocation|
Order of Priority
DepEd regional offices (ROs) shall refer to the following order of priority for consideration in the selection of their final list of examinees:
4.a. Incumbent Officer-in-Charge (OIC)/TIC for at least two years or Head Teacher for at least one year of a public elementary or secondary school with designation or Special Order duly signed and issued by the Schools Division Superintendent;
4.b. In case of remaining slots after considering Item 4.a, only then that the applications of the following may be accommodated:
i. Qualified applicants under item 3 of this Memorandum, and
ii. Incumbent OICs/TICs not meeting the required experience.
NQESH Online Application System
Application will be done online through the NQESH Online Application System following the schedule below.
a. For qualified applicants under 4.a
|April 25-29, 2022||Online Application|
|April 25-May 2, 2022||Schools Division Office (SDO) Evaluation|
|April 25-May 4, 2022||RO Validation|
b. For applicants under 4.b
|May 5-7, 2022||Online Application|
|May 5-8, 2022||Schools Division Office (SDO) Evaluation|
|May 5-10, 2022||RO Validation|
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