Saturday, October 23, 2010

PhilNITS REMINDERS: October 24, 2010


Please be reminded of the following:

(From PhilNITS)

Examination Admission Card

An examination admission card can be picked-up by individual registrant at our office. Or you may send any authorized representative for claiming. Unclaimed admission card can be picked-up prior the examination time at the secretariat during the examination day.
For group applicants, the notices of examination cards will be send to your company or school.  
In case of change of mailing address after the examination date, please notify our office immediately to redirect letter of examination result.                                                                           
When you receive your examination card, please check if all the entries are correct.  If there are errors, please follow the applicable procedures below:                                                         
1. In case of an error in the examination site please notify us immediately and correct it by "red" pen.                  
2. In case of an error in your name, date of birth, gender, or address, please correct it by "red" pen.  The same procedure shall apply when you change your address after receipt of your examination card.

DO's and DON’T's

1. DO bring the following on the day of examination:
* Examination Permit - You will not be allowed to take the examination without this.    
* Valid ID (School ID or Company ID, SSS or GSIS ID, TIN ID, Passport, driver's license, PRC license, etc.)
* Students should wear their proper school uniform during the examination.
* Mongol Pencil # 2, sharpener, eraser, ruler
* Snacks. You are allowed to eat during the exam.
* Packed lunch. However, you are not allowed to eat inside the examination room during the one-hour lunch break.
2. DO make sure a picture is on your examination permit. Without a picture, you may not sit for the examination irrespective of your reason.
3. DO make sure the examination site is correct. You may not sit for the examination in the location other than what is specified in your permit.
4. DON'T BE LATE. Applicant entering his or her examination room more than 30 minutes after the examination has begun will forfeit his or her right to take the exam.
5. DON'T put any other things such as pencil case, cellular phone, other programmable gadgets, or bag within arm's reach.
6. DON'T eat food that will create noise during the examination such as crackers,chips, pork/chicken skin cracklings (chicharon), etc.
7. DON'T smoke inside the examination room.
8. DON'T go out of the room during the examination without informing the proctor. Only one examinee is allowed to go out for a short duration accompanied by proctor.

PhilNITS Secretariat: 
(02) 8982691 to 92 (Manila)
(032) 254-0577 (Cebu)
(082) 2279448 (Davao)

(From Me)
1. Pray.
2. Be confident.
3. Skip items if you think it is very difficult to answer and would take you a lot of time to think about it.
4. Review your answers.
5. Eat your breakfast and lunch. :) You're mom and/or dad would not be happy if you won't.
6. Don't forget to go back to the skipped items!
7. Take it easy.

Friday, October 22, 2010

October 25, 2010 : National Special Non-Working Holiday

The following is taken from the proclamation of October 25, 2010 as National Special Non-Working Holiday for the National Barangay and Sanguniang Kabataan (SK) Elections 2010.





WHEREAS, the Barangay and Sanguniang Kabataan Elections will be held on MOnday, October 25, 2010;

WHEREAS, it is imperative that the people be given the fullest opportunity to participate in the said elections and exercise their right to vote;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, President of the PHilippines, by virtue of the powers vested in my by law, do hereby declare October 25, 2010, MOnday, as a special (non-working) holiday throughout the country.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.

DONE in the City of Manila, this 6th day of October, in the year of OUr Lord, Two THousand and Ten.

By the President:

Executive Secretary


Syncronized Barangay and SK (Sangguniang Kabataan) Elections 2010

Election Date : October 25, 2010

Aug 25 - Sep 5Inspecting of Polling Place.
Aug 31Last day to file petitions for inclusion or exclusion with proper municipal / metropolitan trial court.
Sep 10Submission to the Commission by the heads of reaction/ strike forces or similar forces of a complete list of all its members.
Sep 25Last day to constitute the members of the Board of Election Tellers and members of the Barangay Boards of Canvassers.
Sep 25Last day of posting the Computerized Voter's List (CVL) for purposes of the Synchronized Elections of Sangguniang Kabataan and Barangay Officials.
Sep 25 - Oct 25Issuance of appointments, promotions, creation of new positions, or giving salary increases in government offices, agencies or instrumentalities.
Sep 25 - Oct 25Raising of funds thru dances, lotteries, cockfights, etc.
Sep 25 - Nov 10 (30 days before the date of the election and 15 days after)Alteration of territory of a precinct or establishment of a new precinct.

Oct 1 - Oct 13Filing of Certificates of Candidacy
Oct 1 - Oct 4Issuance of notice of inspection and verification of the completeness of the Voters' Registration Records compiled in the Book of Voters for each barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan precinct.
Oct 5 - Oct 10Inspection and verification of completeness of the Voters' Registration record and sealing of the Book of Voters for each barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan precinct.
Oct 14 - Oct 23Holding of barangay assemblies and candidates fora.
Oct 18Last day of filing of disqualification cases against a candidates.
Oct 24Campaigning
Oct 25Election Day
Casting of votes (7:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Counting and canvassing of votes (after 3:00 PM)
Oct 30Filing of sworn statements of election contribution and expenditures.