PRC: List of Allowed Calculator in Civil Engineering Board Exams

MANILA, Philippines - The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on May 27, 2020 has released the list of allowed non-programmable calculator in the upcoming Civil Engineering (CE) board exams.

Pursuant to Resolution No. 02, series of 2020, issued by the Professional Regulatory Board of Civil Engineering, as approved by the Commission, examinees may use any of the following non-programmable calculators.
CASIO SCIENTIFIC CALCULATORS
Fx-95MS Fx-122S Fx-350HA Fx-82ES PLUS
Fx-100D Fx-220 Fx-350MS Fx-85MS
Fx-100MS Fx-250HC Fx-350TL Fx-85W
Fx-100S Fx-260 Fx-570AD Fx-901
Fx-100W Fx-300W Fx-570MS Fx-911W
Fx-115MS Fx-350D Fx-570S Fx-991MS
Fx-115S Fx-350ES PLUS r-x-570W Fx-991S
Fx-115WA Fx-350EX Fx-82EX Fx-991W

CANON SCIENTIFIC CALCULATORS

F-502 F-710 F-718SG F-720i
F-502G F-718S F-718SGA F-760S
F-604 F-718SA F-720 F-789SGA

SHARP SCIENTIFIC CALCULATORS

EL-500W EL-506W EL-510R EL-531XH
EL-501V EL-509D EL-520G EL-531W
EL-501W EL-509R EL-520VA EL-546L
EL-501X EL-509V EL-520W EL-546VA
EL-506P EL-509W EL-520X EL-556G
EL-506V EL-509X EL-531VH EL-W531

HEWLETT-PACKARD SCIENTIFIC CALCULATORS
HP 9S HP IOS HP 30S HP Smartcalc 300S

CITIZEN SCIENTIFIC CALCULATORS
SR-135N SR-260N SR-270N SR-270X SR-281N

AURORA SCIENTIFIC CALCULATORS
AX-501 AX-528BL AX-595TV AX-597W AX-600S

OLYMPIA SCIENTIFIC CALCULATORS
LCD 8110 LCD 9210 ES-570MS ES-570ES PLUS

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS SCIENTIFIC CALCULATORS
Tl-30XA Tl-30XllS Tl-30XS Tl-34 Tl-36X PRO

KARCESCIENTIFIC CALCULATORS
KC-S991 KC-S3500

PORPOSCIENTIFIC CALCULATORS
YH-105 YH-106

TAKSUNSCIENTIFIC CALCULATORS
TS-98MS TS-2000

The list will be applied to Civil Engineering board exams starting November 2019.

PRC Board of CE likewise added the following reminders during examination day:
  • Cellular Phones, Smart/digital watches, any form of Transmitters, Bluetooth, Earplugs, Portable Computers, iPad/Tablets, Camera and Audio/Video Recorders and other electronic gadgets/devices that maybe used for communication purposes are not allowed.
  • Books, notes, review materials, and other printed materials are prohibited.
  • Bags of any kind (ladies bag, shoulder bags, attache case, backpacks, etc.) are not allowed in the examination room.
  • Other examination aids not stated in the program are prohibited.


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  1. How about casio fx-82ARX po? I think the same lang po siya sa casio fx82ex

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  2. Hi, is it true that PRC will be releasing calculators with a seal to prevent any modifications? If so, when and how will we be able to purchase it

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  3. Maam/Sir
    Kung ang issue naman po ay kung pagmomodified ng calculator, bakit po yung 570ES nalang po yung pinagbili nila na may seal na.. Paano nman po kami, biglaan yung announcement paano kami makapagprepare ng maayos. Sana nman po ibalik po yung 570ES. Wag nman sna kaming pahirapan, hindi nman kami yung nangdaya o nagmodified nong calculator. Yung pagbabawal po nong 570ES, para po sakin hindi po magandang solusyon. Yung paglalagay po ng seal ang nakikita kung paraan para matigil ang pagmomodified ng calculator. Kung paguusapan nga po yung pagmomodified parang mas madali pa nga po mamodified yung 350EX dahil ang display nya ay parang nasa cellphone na.. Yung laman po, sana po makita nio naman po ang side namin. MARAMING SALAMAT PO.

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    1. TAMA PO. Pwede din signal jamming gamitin nila. Nuhay PRC. Mababa initiative.

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  4. Hope this release of notice be enacted for the next year board exam not prior to this immediate upcoming exam. Most are not ready.

    1 month notice before the enactment? October 7, 2019 PRC released the notice and will be applied to this upcoming November 2019 Civil engineering exam.

    Hope ypu could consider the examinees situation. Such short time to practice those calculators and some have no calculator kasi Now, some of those calculators are face out in Philippines. You need po to consider this issue. Hope PRC amend that notice. I believe all government office acts upon what's best for all. Thanks and more powers.

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  5. Why don't the PRC just supply the calculator units during the exam to prevent cheating? The use of calculators are a must during the exam not because of the lack of competency of the examinees but due to the length of coverage of the exam and time limit imposed by the PRC. If there are no time limit during the exam even an examinee with a slide rule can finish the test.

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  6. Ang labo niyo where are the PROPER ANNOUNCEMENTS AND GUIDELINES ?! ARE THE CALCULATORS ALLOWED THE ONES THAT ARE SEALED BY PRC AND WHERE DO WE GET THEM ?! MOVE THE SCHEDULE IT'S SIMPLY NOT FAIR MAKING US ALL ANXIOUS AND HARD FOR US TO GET THE CALCULATORS IF YOU PLAN ON STICKING WITH THESE MODELS!

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  7. all calculators allowed in the exam are all sold!!! how can we take the exam??

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  8. Out of stock na allowed calculators

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  9. 991 es at 991 es plus lang ? So meaning may chance pa ba ang 570 es plus ?

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  10. As if banning 991 and 570 will really help to improve the passing rates. Try improving your security, instead of banning and downgrading the calcu models.

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  11. PRC talaga mukang pera, baka may commission kayo niyan sa mga calcu company Brand.

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  12. Kung gusto may paraan, cheaters will always find a way.Next time Yung board exam narin Yung e ban niyo.

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  13. Dear PRC,
    Bakit kayo CRAB mentality. Please take note the following;
    1. In other countries, inde nila pinapahirapan after gradution ang mga CE. Yung iba ngang country at the age of 23 may Masters na. dito patagalan pa.
    2. Kung ung demand ng work for CE s pinas ang iniisip nyo kya mostly ni lilimit nyu lng sa 20-30% ang passing rate,wag nyu na poblemahin yun kc ung engr na bhala doon,xmpre kpg graduate ka at pass k s prc mas mrami opportunity lalo n s abroad.
    3. S abroad, mas need nla yung equivalency kesa s PRC kasi inde nmn tau dati K-12, ngaun n lng, unlike ng mga ibang countries n kpg CE na madali cla mkpg member s mga government certificate.
    4. May mga inde nga licensed na CE dito sa atin s pinas na member na halos ng lhat ng institution (PMP, RMP, CCE, ACI, etc..) pero ang PRC ang damot2.
    5.So dati nung mano2 eh ilang questions ba? 10 with solns ata db.. now ginawang 30 questions s computerized (shading na). tpos 30 question p rin ng ilang taon (start ng Shift Solve), tpos nung alam nla na nag eevolve ang calcu e ginawa nilang 100 questions. so ngaun alam nila na nag aadvance din ang mga tao dpat accepted nla na mas mppdali ang buhay ng mag eexam kc advance n cla. kumbaga from nokia 3310 e Iphone 11 pro max na.. bakit lahat ba kaya nila o alam ang shift Solve o mode 32 etc.. xmpre nasa s tao rin yun if san xa comfortable. ang mahalaga e naipasa nya.
    6.Now, if i da down grade nyu yan kc bkit cheating? so, dapat re-take o revoke lahat license cmula nung ipagamit ang may Shift Solve na calcu.if inde so dapat as is na kc paurong nmn kau eh.. if pinagamit nyu ang 991 o 570 casio, wag nyu na bawiin.
    7. Isipin nyu sa 100 questions, dapat ilan ba 3 mins/ques.. hello??? so ibalik nyu n lng sa 30 Questions ulit o kya 10 questions show solns. baka pumayag p cla.
    8. and lastly, bago pg may changes dapat may notice kayu ng 1 yr inde yung agad2 kung kelan nyu lng gusto. bka one day pikit mata n lng sa pag solve ang mga CE takers nian..
    9. BITTER KAU PRC...
    10. SIN GA / COS GA mga PRC kau....

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    1. OA IN ADDITION LANG YAN SA CIR.2009, WALA NAMAN SINABING "ONLY" ALLOWED CALCULATOR XD 991ES/PLUS LANG BANNED

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  14. hindi ako pabor sa prc sa pagpalit ng calculator na naman,,simple lng naman ang solusyon dyan kung gusto nla,,nandyan naman ang mga proctor during the exam,d cla na lang magcheck sa mga calculator kung tampered o hindi,mga professinal naman cla cguro naman alam nla ginagawa nila..PRC AT MGA BOARD NG CIVIL ENGINEERING,,GISING!!!

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  15. Hello po ask ko lang po pde na po ba ung fx350esplus ng casio?

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  16. Out of stock na ung fx350ex.. PRC pls do something..panu kung wala na kmi mabili ng nsa list that u require... Makakakuha pb kami bd exam on that day???

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  17. Bakit Po may papel na list of valid calculators kayo na nilabas at kabilang don Ang 350 es plus at 82 ES plus? Ano po Yun? At bakit Wala Dyan.

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  18. Nakabili na po kami ng fx-350 es plus dahil sabi po ng iba na pumunta daw po sila ng PRC at sinabing allowed ang fx-82 es plus as well as fx-350 es plus tapos ngayon malalaman namin na bawal pala? So bakit po nagrelease ang casio ng mga es plus na calcu kung hindi naman po pala pwede? Sayang lang po kasi yung pagod namin na naghanap, sayang din po yung pera namin. Hindi naman po lahat ng mga magtetake mayaman. Buti po sana kung pwedeng ipalit yung calculator ng ex plus.

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  19. Wala naman mabilhan ng mga required na calculators sa list either out of stock or as in wala talaga sila.

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  20. Pwede na ba talaga ang 570es plus?
    Gusto ko lang ipaclarify. May umiikot kasing balita.

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  21. Hindi ko nga alam kung totoo yon

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  22. Bulag prc kagaya din ng justice sa pinas hays

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  23. Kung totoo man pwede na 570es plus, (sabi nung mga kasama ko legit news daw), e di parang gumawa nalang ng pera PRC. Di ako nagbibintang pero parang “something’s fishy” na biglang bawi. Okay na rin siguro dahil may mga di pa nakakabili dahil out of stock. Pero mukha ng tanga mga reviewees e. Ewan ko lang. opinyon ko lang. May mga reviewees kasi na nagback out dahil nga nagbago daw ng calcu. Tapos naging allowed ulit. Basta goodluck nalang.

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  24. Problema talaga ang announcement at implementation. Sana mas pagbutihin ng PRC itong dalawang bagay na ito.

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  25. Ano ba talaga ang totoo. Sinasayang nyu pera namen kung sana all may pambili.. Kahit ano pang calcu yan kung gusto i tampered lagyan ng pwede magawa.. Kakainis lang d man nag habiso sa questionier eh kung ilana papano method ng exam wala calcu lang

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  26. Mukhang allowed naman ang 570es sa latest update, ang gulo ng announcement!

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  27. ang ban po ba ay applicable para sa civil engineering only? or sa laat na po ng engineering board exams?

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  28. im a retaker.. everytime pansin ko lng po.. everytime n magtake ako exam ay new calculator

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  29. May connivance ata ang PRC at calculator companies. Tsk. Paiba iba ng allowed calculators. Grabe yung pang hahassle niyo sa mga reviewees.

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  30. The PROFESSIONAL REGULATION COMMISSION (PRC) announces that upon the recommendation of the Professional Regulatory Board of Civil Engineering, the allowable calculators under Resolution No. 09 (s. 2019) are in addition to those prescribed by Memorandum Circular No. 21 (s. 2009) as amended, for the November 2019 Civil Engineering Licensure Examinations (CELE) only. NOTE: are in addition to those prescribed by Memorandum Circular No. 21 (s. 2009) as amended.. DAGDAG LANG YAN NA WALA SA CIR.NO.21 s.2009 PANIC KAAGAD hahaha basa basa din pag may time

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  31. NOTE WALA NAMAN SINABING ONLY ALLOWED EH..HAHA FX991 ES AT FX 991 ES PLUS LANG BANNED

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  32. Good morning PRC,
    I just want to ask if fx-570ES PLUS 2nd edition calculator(Casio) is allowed to be use this November 2019 Civil Engineering board examination?

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  33. Mga 5 to 10 days maximum results yan dame kc nag exam ei...pinakamarami sa manila

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  34. Allowed din po ba yung CASIO FX350 ES PLUS?

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  35. The PRC can mandate calculator manafacturer, bakit hindi nila imandato sa gumagawa nang calculator na gumawa nang calculator na transparent yung cover nya. Kita loob nang calculator. Dahil kapag sinabi nila na yang lang ang calculator na popwede gagawa sila nang ganyan na calculator kasi business yan. Kaysa palit ng palit lang model. Opinion ko lang po.

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  36. allowed po ba ang 350es plus 2nd edition na casio?for may2020 ce exam?sana may magresponse thanks

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  37. allowed po ang Casio fx-991EX classwiz?

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