Period covered by the report
DEPARTMENTAL-SERVICE EXAMINATIONS :
Fixed times and places of holding examinations
TABLE 1.-Showing places and dates of examinations held...
Number of examinations held
Number of applicants examined.
TABLE 2.-Comparative statement of competitors that passed and
that failed to pass at Washington and elsewhere.....
Effect of raising the eligiblo average from 65 to 70.......
TABLE 3.-Competitors that passed and failed to pass in the copyist,
clerk, and special examinations
TABLE 4.-States and sexes of those that passed and that failed, and
the per cent. of failures
TABLE 5.-Supplementary examinations. Number of competitors..
TABLE 6.-Non-competitive examinations for transfer from one De-
partment to another....
Non-competitive examinations for promotion from copyist to clerk..
Non-competitive examinations for transfer from excepted to non-
excepted places ....
Effects shown in promotions...
Abuse of transfers from one Department to another..
Education of those examined....
Table 7.-Examinations for promotion in the Department of War..
Utility of examinations for promotion...
CUSTOMS-SERVICE EXAMINATIONS :
TABLE 8.-Number of examinations; places and times...
TABLE 9.-Number of competitors that passed and that failed to pass,
and percentage of failures in each examination
TABLE 10.- Education of those examined .....
TABLE 11.-Examinations for promotion at New York, with grades..
TABLE 12.-Examinations for promotion at San Francisco, with
Times of examination, numbers, and average ages of those examined.
TABLE 13.-Number of competitors that passed and that failed to
pass, and percentage of failures in each examination..
TABLE 14.-Number of competitors that passed and that failed to pass,
and percentage of failures in examinations for the
classified service in all its branches....
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