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2011 National Qualifying Examination for School Heads (NQESH)
The Department of Education (DepEd) through the National Educators Academy of the Philippines (NEAP) shall administer simultaneously the 2011 National Qualifying Examination for School Heads (NQESH) on October 30.

The 2011 NQESH is open to all aspirants for Principal I position and all applicants under the Reclassification of School Heads Position (RSHP) as announced in DepEd Memorandum No. 257, s. 2010.

The examination shall serve as a mechanism for selecting competent school heads in the public basic education sector who will perform their functions upon assumption to duty.

This NQESH will cover the following dimensions of school leadership:
  1. School Leadership;
  2. Instructional Leadership;
  3. Creating a Learning Climate;
  4. Professional Human Resource Development;
  5. Parent Involvement in Building Communities;
  6. School Management and Daily Operations;
  7. Personal Integrity and Interpersonal Sensitivity;
  8. English Language Proficiency; and
  9. Reading Comprehension.
The time allocation for the entire examination which is comprised of 170 items shall be three (3) hours and 30 minutes.

The aspirant must have an experience of at least five (5) years in the aggregate as Head Teacher, Teacher-in-Charge, Master Teacher and Teacher III, consistent with DepEd Memorandum No. 140, s. 2009.
The following are the deadlines and guidelines in the filing and processing of application forms:
  1. The deadline for filing the application form at the respective division offices (DOs) shall be on or before September 15, 2011;
  2. All regional offices (ROs) shall submit the complete list of applicants to the NEAP Central Office on or before September 20, 2011;
  3. The ROs are advised to farm out the template of the application form to the DOs for reproduction;
  4. All aspirants shall secure a copy of the application form from their respective DOs and file the same at the DO where the application form has been secured;
  5. The DOs shall be responsible in processing the application forms to determine the qualifications and eligibility of the applicants who will take the 2011 NQESH; and
  6. There shall be no extension of the deadline of filing application forms at the DOs as well as the transmittal of the list of examinees to the NEAP Central Office (CO).
The amount of registration fee, collection and guidelines in the transfer of funds to NEAP CO are as follows:
  1. The registration fee is placed at Eight Hundred Fifty Pesos (PhP850.00) to defray various costs relative to the conduct of the examination e.g. production of scannable test booklets, computerized generation of the results, airfreight and handling fees of scannable test booklets, communications, transportation expenses of the examination teams from NEAP, honorarium of all staff from the NEAP CO, ROs and DOs involved in the pre-post work and actual conduct of the examination, development and production of Examiners Manual, item writing workshops, supplies and materials, administration and management costs, among others;
  2. The registration fees shall be collected by the NEAP in the Regional Competency Assessment Unit/Regional Testing Center and each examinee shall be issued a corresponding official receipt by the collecting Regional Center/NEAP in the Region;
  3. The total amount collected shall then be transferred by the NEAP in the Regional Testing Center to the NEAP CO upon transmittal to the former of a Billing Statement by the latter; and
  4. The funds shall be transferrred to the NEAP CO three (3) days after receipt of the Billing Statement. The NEAP CO shall issue an official receipt upon submission of evidence of transfer of funds by the NEAP in the Regional Testing Center.
The RDs are requested to designate a Regional Coordinator who will be responsible in overseeing and supervising the preparation and in the actual conduct of the examination at the regional level. The name of the Regional Coordinator- designate shall be transmitted to the NEAP not later than June 30, 2011.

The NEAP shall set the National Planning Workshop and Orientation of Regional Coordinators to discuss the pre-post work requirements and actual conduct of the examination to ensure timely execution of examination related activities in order to achieve a smooth and orderly conduct of the 2011 NQESH. The exact date and venue of the workshop will be announced through a DepEd Advisory to be issued by the NEAP Central Office.

The examination will be held simultaneously on October 30, 2011 in the following testing centers from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon:

Regional Testing Center
La Union National High School
San Fernando City, La Union
Cagayan National High School
Tuguegarao City
Angeles Central Elementary School
San Fernando, Angeles City
To Be Announced (TBA)
Tabaco National High School
Tabaco City
Iloilo National High School (INHS)
Negros Occidental National High School (NONHS)
Iloilo City
Bacolod City
VIIAbellana National High School
Cebu City
VIIILeyte National High School
Tacloban City
IXZamboanga City High School (Main)
Zamboanga City
Cagayan de Oro City High School
Cagayan de Oro City
XIDavao City National High School
Davao City
XIIKoronadal National High School
Koronadal, South Cotabato
NCRSan Francisco High School
Misamis Street, Bago Bantay, Quezon City
CARBaguio City National High School
Baguio City

All examinees from ARMM can file their apllication forms and can take the examination in any of the following ROs: IX, X, XI and XII.

To ensure the smooth conduct and integrity of the examination, the NEAP CO personnel and staff have crafted the following guidelines for strict compliance of the Regional Testing Coordinators:
  1. assign only 24 examinees in every testing room;
  2. designate at least one (1) chief examiner;
  3. assign one (1) supervising examiner for every three (3) testing rooms;
  4. allocate one (1) examiner and one (1) proctor per testing room;
  5. provide a secure and spacious area for test booklet distribution and retrieval;
  6. assign one (1) roving general errand staff for every ten (10) testing rooms;
  7. provide medical staff and legal officer;
  8. ensure all testing rooms are well-lighted and avoid assigning testing rooms across or right beside a rest room;
  9. avoid the use of children's desk as examination chairs; and
  10. avoid the use of laboratory rooms as testing rooms.
All staff who will be involved in the preparation and administration of the examination shall come from the regional and division offices and from the NEAP Central Office.

For further inquiries, please contact Mr. Antonio G. Ordovez, Jr., National Project Manager, NEAP at mobile phone no.: 0918-3367-467 or Mr. Eric Herrera, Resource Coordinator at telephone nos.: (02) 635-47-96.


Here's the most anticipated complete list of passers of the 2011 NQESH/NQEP. Click below to download the full list.
Are you one of the passers? How do you feel that you've passed? Please share to us your feelings in the comments below. Congratulations to all the passers!
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410 JERRY F. GALLESTRE   (06-April-2013 9:00 AM)
sir, can i ask the history behind the creation of the National Qualifying examination for School Heads?

409 JERRY F. GALLESTRE   (06-April-2013 8:56 AM)
Sir, i am presently writing my thesis entitled " Problems, Difficulties and Performance of NQESH Takers. In this, may i be permitted to ask literature related to may study.

408 uldarico Agregado   (01-April-2013 2:33 PM)
Gud pm. Im on mentally upset when the principal exam result was posted and i was not able to pass for the first time. Hope and God`swill that this year he will have pity on me because that will serve as my additional point for a higher promotion in the region.

407 uldarico Agregado   (01-April-2013 11:05 AM)
Gud am. Can i ask a neap reviewer for my second take in principal exam? do we have for such reviewer?

406 agnes   (31-March-2013 10:04 AM)
Good day! Happy Easter. I would like to know the result of NQEP 2013, for region V only, could you please send it to my email add. Thanks and God bless.

405 Glocelyn Jayma   (24-March-2013 9:40 AM)
Please send a copy of the NQESH result 2013 my co-teacher like to know the result if she passed or not

404 Marites B. Gerpacio   (23-March-2013 6:26 AM)
Good day po... kindly send to me the results of my NQESH 2013... ty and God bless!

403 Marites B. Gerpacio   (23-March-2013 6:25 AM)
Good day po! Kindly send to me the result of my NQESH 2013... God b less po and more power... Wait ko po. Ty

402 NOEL   (17-March-2013 9:59 AM)
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401 sixto vence   (12-March-2013 9:19 PM)
God evening, when will be the nqesh january 2013 results release

400 Jennifer L. Camitan   (10-March-2013 1:10 PM)
Good Afternoon Sir! May result na po ba NQESH 2013?Thanks

399 Nancy Remerata Prantilla   (03-March-2013 10:09 AM)
Good morning Sir! May result na ba ang January 20, 2013 NQESH? Thanks.

398 gerebeth   (18-February-2013 3:28 PM)
kindly send me the result of my exam. Jan. 20, 2013 examination. region IV-B.

397 gerebeth   (18-February-2013 3:26 PM)
when will be the release of NQESH last Jan 20, 2013?

396 VALUELINE MARKETING CORP.   (04-December-2012 10:41 PM)
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395 leonora a. vitente   (20-November-2012 8:49 AM)
Gud am Mam/sir.When will be the 2012NQESH exam in region 02? thanx and God Blez. . .

394 viky medina   (16-November-2012 3:41 AM)
when will be the 2012 NQESH exam in region 1?

393 Ma. Lucia B. Lavador   (22-October-2012 10:08 PM)
Gud evening, I am Mrs. Ma. Lucia B. Lavador from Danao City, applicant kasi ako sa NQESH. Gusto ko sanang mga review upang pumasa ako sa exam. Can I ask a reviewer for the NQESH? I really dont have any reading materials. Thank You.

392 noraida   (12-October-2012 9:59 AM)
We are applicant for the NQUESH, we need to have the reviewer but we can't find a copy. How can we avail of it? Kelangan namin magreview para pumasa sa exam. Please provide a copy in the internet so we can easily avail of it. Thank you very much.

391 Esper Acob Eronico   (11-October-2012 8:55 PM)
Can you please send my exam result in 2011 NQESH?

390 Esper Acob Eronico   (11-October-2012 8:53 PM)
May you send my examination result in NQESH?

389 Esper Acob Eronico   (11-October-2012 8:52 PM)
May I know my result in the NQESH?

388 FLORITO BUTALID   (09-September-2012 10:49 AM)
when is the filing for 2012 exams?

387 Charls   (01-September-2012 6:46 AM)
gud day po! pwed pakipost sa result ng NQEP 2008... TY

386 swagger_07   (14-August-2012 4:07 PM)
oh..congratulation to my MAMA for passing the qualifying exam for principal!you deserved it..

385 Normina C. Interino   (06-August-2012 10:22 PM)
Greetings of Peace! May I know if there is a reviewer online fr the School Heads Qualifying Exam?

384 Nida Lu   (04-August-2012 1:37 PM)
Please send me the schedule for leadership training for principal exam 2012? How many days will it take and how much will be the training fee and accomodation? Thanks

383 Heide C. Sta. Maria   (23-July-2012 2:11 PM)
i tool last 2009 neap exam but when the result was posted, my name could not be found either in the passer nor in those did not pass.....i wrote an inquiry letter found out that the list of examinee here in region VI Iloilo city is missing....the person incharge advice me to take the exam again even though i did not see the result in my previous exam.....i decide this year to take in again but i don't know when is the exam...

382 precy f. salazar   (07-July-2012 9:17 PM)
Good daypo, i just want to know when the 2012 qualifying examination for school head be?

381 sarihana alip   (28-June-2012 12:27 PM)
good Day...p'no kpo malalama if pumasa po ako s exam..

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