1. Institution/agency head nominates/endorses to the Scientific Career Council (SCC ) through the DOST as Secretariat of the SCC the application with the Scientific Career Evaluation Committee’s rating. Nomination should be in the appropriate SCS forms together with requirements mentioned in Annex B.

2. The SCC Secretariat based at DOST checks if documents submitted by the nominee are complete. If documents are not complete, the Secretariat requests nominating agency for the completion of documents.

3. SCC-Special Technical Committee evaluates and recommends action to the SCC.

4. SCC approves/confers the rank of Scientist I-IV and recommends to Office of the President (OP) conferment of the rank of Scientist V.OP approves/confers the rank of Scientist V.