Europe-PH News

IT Certification Exams Set in Bacolod

January 16, 2012

European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines

Europe-PH News

Fresh graduates as well as professionals in the field of information technology will now have the chance to take the Philippine Information Technology General Certification Examination (PHIL-IT GCE) in Bacolod.

The Bacolod-Negros Occidental Federation for Information and Communications Technology (BNEFIT), Inc. will host the PHIL-IT GCE on February 3 and 4, 2012 to be held inside the West Negros University campus.

BNEFIT supports to the growth of the ICT-BPO industry in Bacolod and in promoting our city and the province as an ideal outsourcing destination in the Philippines since 2008. Among our goals is to develop a very conducive business environment to drive investments and generate jobs in the province by addressing the issue of talent supply,

In line with these goals, BNEFIT founder Jocelle Batapa-Sigue said, "we are partnering with the Cebu Educational Development Foundation for Information Technology (CEDF-IT) in collaboration with, the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP), and the European IT Service Center Foundation (EITSC) for the holding of PHIL-IT GCE."

The PHIL-IT GCE is considered as an overall evaluation of the graduate’s level of cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning as specified in B.S. Computer Science; B.S. Computer Engineering; B.S. Information Technology; and, B.S. Information Management curricula, as well as the graduate’s knowledge, skills, and attitudes pertinent to advanced or latest trends in IT as required by industry.

The PHIL-IT GCE consists of a cluster of generic examinations that likewise assesses the graduate’s overall readiness to become a professional in both IT subjects and non-IT subjects.

In a way, the PHIL-IT GCE serves as an interim solution for the need for a board examination, testing the IT skills of Filipino would-be professionals, with IT skills set by Filipino IT professionals, yet addressing international industry benchmarks.

Competencies covered by the examinations are fundamentals of discrete math (10%), programming and professional ethics, Systems including basic computer organization and architecture, programming languages, and operating system; and applications such as business math, basic statistics, business processes and applications, basic database and information management, and networking.


Source: The Daily Guardian (; News; 11 January 2012

  • Europe-PH News

  • April 05, 2024

    Unleash Hell in Makati: The Ultimate MMA Festival Showdown at Kombat Sports Kalayaan!

    Get ready to witness the ultimate showdown as Kombat Spo... Read More

  • March 18, 2024

    Milestone Achieved: ECCP Celebrates Restart of EU-Philippines FTA Negotiations

    Manila, Philippines – The European Chamber of Commerce of the Phil... Read More

  • March 14, 2024

    Mazars C-Suite Barometer 2024

    With insights from around 800 executives across 30 countri... Read More