As part of the Bureau’s stringent recruitment and selection process, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau conducted another simultaneous nationwide written and online examinations last 21 April 2017 with Engr. Glenn Marcelo C. Noble, Chief of Planning, Planning and International Affairs Division as examiner.

Applicants vying for available positions in the MGB-X took the Job Knowledge Test (JKT) in the morning and the required online examinations in the afternoon such as the General Aptitude Test (GAT),  Ethics Oriented Personality Test (EOPT) and Managerial Competency Test for supervisory positions.