Frequently Asked Questions
A. The Exam is a certification exam given by the members of ITPEC. The exam given here is already in English.
A. Yes, there is a fee which is non-refundable
For level 1 IT Passport - 900 Philippine Pesos
For level 2 FE (Fundamental Engineers) 1,800 Philippine Pesos
For level 3 AP (Applied IT Engineer) - 3,000 Philippine Pesos
A. For AP and FE it is a whole day exam, 3 hours in the morning and 3 hours in the afternoon
The exam is 2 parts, morning theory, afternoon programming languages, everything is multiple choice. It will be given two times one in April and another in October.
Except for AP which is given once a year and the afternoon portion include a bit of coding.
For IT Passport it is half day, morning only consisting of 100 questions multiple choice. Also given two times a year.
A. You can register by downloading the application form and sending your application through FAX at 8982694 or sending it as an email or file attach through email to PhilNITS.
Telephone (632)2341573, (632)4511889
A. For those who did online registration, you will be contacted through the email you submitted on the application form. All instructions and replies to you will be sent through this email that you have provided.
A. Yes, there is no age limit, diploma or degrees required to take the exam
A. For IT Passport basic knowledge a user must know on technology, strategy and project management.
For FE, the bodies of knowledge can be downloaded for free, just also know at least one of two programming language C or Java for the afternoon part of the exam. This part is also multiple choice. You will not be asked to write a computer program.
A. Payment is directly at the PhilNITS office, mailed in cheques, via telegraphic transfer to PhilNITS' RCBC account or through any RCBC commercial bank nationwide. You will be advised on how to pay when we receive your application. Note that RCBC Commercial bank is different from RCBC Savings bank.
Those who pay at the PhilNITS Office can get their exam permit immediately. Bring 3 recent passport size photo and payment.
For those who paid through cheque, telegraphic transfer, you will need to send through mail 3 picture 2 x 2 passport size and your cheque or a photo copy of the RCBC deposit slip or copy of telegraphic transfer as proof of payment to Philnits Foundation before your exam permit can be processed.
A. Previous exams and answer keys are already posted on the ITPEC website. You may download them for free. Hard copy also available but only a few of these are left and cost 150 pesos per set per year (example am and pm for 2008 is one set).
We have also negotiated with Japan for the copyright of their official reviewers. You may also purchase them from PhilNITS office. Prices 1,960 for all 5 books.
A. Yes, The sites are already posted on the PhilNITS (formerly JITSE) webpage under contact persons. You may also visit them to register and they will take care of submitting your documents to the PhilNITS (formerly JITSE) Quezon City office.
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