MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has cancelled the schedule of August 2021 Mechanical Engineering and Certified Plant Mechanic licensure exams in Manila/ National Capital Region (NCR), Cebu, and Cagayan de Oro (CDO) due to recently imposed Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) and pursuant to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) Resolution No. 130-A (s. 2021) and PRC Resolution No. 1392 (s. 2021).
Meanwhile, the conduct of Mechanical Engineering board exam at other testing locations including Baguio, Koronadal City, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban, and Zamboanga will proceed as scheduled.
PRC likewise said that those affected examinees may take the next succeeding examination without forfeiture of examination fees.
Several board exams scheduled on first quarter of 2021 were cancelled and re-scheduled to third and fourth quarter (see below) due to COVID-19 pandemic. However, there were also licensure exams that pushed through following a strict health and safety protocols imposed by the commission. Among are the board exams for Medical Technologists/ MTLE, Social Workers, Veterinarians and Physicians/ PLE.
2021 Mechanical Engineering Licensure Exam Schedule
Shown below is the schedule of exams for the 2021 Mechanical Engineering board exams:
|Date of Exam||Testing Locations||Start of Application||Deadline of Application|
|August 15 & 16, 2021||NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban and Zamboanga||May 14, 2021||July 15, 2021|
Source: PRC (This table will be immediately updated should there be further changes on board exams postponement/cancellations.)
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