Teacher 1 Application Process and Requirements | DepEd Ranking Guide

You are one of the recent LET Exam passers. Now that you have your Teacher’s license, do you know what to do next? What are your plans now? Let’s start your journey of becoming a DepEd Teacher. The next best thing to do is to read this DepEd Ranking Guide / DepEd Teacher Application if you want to apply for Teacher 1  Deped Entry Level Position.

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DepEd Teacher Application Process – DepEd Entry Level Position | DepEd Teachers Guide

  1. Register at the Department of Education ‘s Online Application Portal at application.deped.gov.ph. 
    • NOTE: DepEd Online Application Portal is sometimes down and inaccessible due to system overload or server problems. (i.e. 404 Not Found – nginx).
    • Just visit their portal from time to time. Best time to visit? – at midnight.
  2. Encode your information at the Personal Data Sheet (PDS) and select the division where you want to be ranked.
  3. Once submitted, an Applicant Number will be issued to you.
    • NOTE: Each division assigns an e-mail address (either its official division office’s e-mail or its HR’s e-mail) where the Department of Education ‘s online system will forward the division’s applications.
  4. Gather all the application requirements  and submit them to your desired division office.
    (See Teacher 1 Application Requirements below)

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    Applicant Number is a MUST. If before, you have already submitted all the requirements to the division office without the applicant number, you must process your Applicant Number by going to step 1 and submit it afterwards to the division office.

DepEd Teacher 1 Application Requirements – DepEd Ranking Guide

  • Written application with the Applicant Number indicated, supported by the following documents:
    1. Applicant Number
    2. CSC Form 212 (Revised 2017) in two copies (2)with the latest 2×2 ID picture
    3. Certified photocopy of PRC professional identification card or a PRC certification showing the teacher’s name, LET rating, and other information recorded in the PRC Office
    4. Certified photocopy of ratings obtained in the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET)/Professional Board Examination for Teachers (PBET)
    5. Certified copy of transcript of records
    6. Copies of service records, performance rating, and school clearance for those with teaching experience. If unavailable, the applicant must submit a justification citing the reason/s for unavailability.
    7. Certificates of specialized training, if any
    8. Certified copy of the Voter’s ID and/or any proof of residency as deemed acceptable by the School Screening Committee
    9. NBI Clearance
    10. Omnibus certification of authenticity and veracity of all documents submitted, signed by the applicant


  • According to the Department of Education ‘s guidelines:
    • The applicant assumes full responsibility and accountability on the validity and authenticity of the documents submitted, as evidenced by the Omnibus certification of authenticity. Any violation will automatically disqualify the applicant from the selection process.


DepEd Ranking Guidelines and Point System

Education 20
Teaching Experience 15
LET/PBET Rating 15
Specialized Training and Skills 10
Interview 10
Demonstration Teaching 15
Communication Skills 15
* * The cut-off score for inclusion in the Registry of Qualified Applicants

RQA – Passing Mark

70 Points



DepEd Ranking Criteria

  • Education – 20 points
    • Education shall be rated in terms of the applicant’s academic achievement. Thus, all subjects with corresponding units must be included in the computation.
    • Rating of Education shall be based on the following equivalents, with 1.0 as the highest and 3.0 as the lowest.


  • Teaching_Experience – 15 points
    • Teaching experience in Early Childhood (EC) Kindergarten/preschool, elementary, secondary, tertiary, higher education, Special Education (SPED), Alternative Learning System (ALS), Technical-Vocational Education and Training (TVET), learning institutions offering culture-based education programs for indigenous peoples (IP) – even prior to passing the LET – shall be given 1.50 points for every school year but shall not exceed twelve (12) points.
    • For every month of service, 0.15 point shall be given.
      Example: 8 months – 1.20 points / 10 months = 1.50 points
      The full 0.15 point per month of teaching experience shall be given to the applicant who have come from schools and institutions that are government accredited or recognized.


  • LET/ PBET_Rating – 15 points
    • Equivalent points of applicants rating in the LET/PBET shall be as follows:
      • LET RATING Points
        87 and above 15
        84 – 86 14
        81 – 83 13
        78 – 80 12
        75 – 77 11
      • PBET Rating Points
        82 and above 15
        79 – 81 14
        76 – 78 13
        73 – 75 12
        70 – 72 11


  • Specialized_Training_and_Skills– 10points
    • Specialized training for skills development in fields related to the work, duties, and functions of the Teacher I position to be filled shall be given a maximum of 10 points.
    • In the assignment of points, the following should be met.
      • Presentation of a certificate of training.
      • The skill shall be validated through demonstration .


  • Interview – 10 points
    • The Division Selection Committee shall interview applicants and ensure that all have equal opportunities to be assessed. Applicants shall be interviewed on topics such as:
      • Professional experiences
      • Instructional skills
      • Technology/computer skills
      • Classroom discipline
      • Classroom management
      • Knowledge of content/materials
      • Planning skills
      • Relationships with administration, staff,parents, and students.
      • Personal qualities


  • Demonstration Teaching – 15 points
    • The teacher-applicant is given a topic to teach for a particular class period. Always anticipate to teach a large class.
    • Applicant shall be evaluated using the following criteria.
      1. Lesson planning
      2.  Class room management
      3. Teaching Learning process
      4. Language proficiency
      5. Assessment of learning outcome
      6. Reinforcement of learning


  • Communication Skills – 15 points
    • English Proficiency Test (EPT) shall be administered to applicant by the National Education Testing and Research Center (NETRC).



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