CPMLE Licensure Exam Results

Find here the results of the Certified Plant Mechanic licensure exam including the list of passers, list of topnotchers and performance of schools.

MANILA, Philippines – The August 2023 Mechanical Engineer (ME) and Certified Plant Mechanic (CPM) board licensure exams results, including the complete list of passers, top 10 examinees, and overall performance of schools, are released by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Mechanical Engineering in four (4) working days after the last day of exams.

As announced, 2,133 out of 4,237 (50.34%) successfully passed the mechanical engineering board exams, while 104 out of 187 (55.61%) hurdled the certified plant mechanic licensure exams. “The results of examination with respect to five (5) examinees were withheld pending final determination of their liabilities under the rules and regulations governing licensure examinations.”

The Mechanical Engineering board exams were conducted on August 5-6, 2023, at PRC testing centers located at Metro Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legazpi, Lucena, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, and Zamboanga.

The Mechanical Engineering exams were administered by the Board of Mechanical Engineering headed by its Chairman, Engr. Leandro A. Conti and its members, Engr. Jerico T. Borja and Engr. Lorenzo P. Larion.

List of Passers

Here are the August 2023 mechanical engineering and certified plant mechanic licensure exam results as posted by the Professional Regulation Commission:

Roll of Successful Examinees in the
Held on August 5-6, 2023
Released on August 10, 2023

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Roll of Successful Examinees in the
Held on August 5-6, 2023
Released on August 10, 2023

Release of Results

According to PRC Resolution No. 1589 series of 2022 entitled “Schedule of the Licensure Exam for the Year 2023“, the August 2023 Mechanical engineering board exam results will be released on August 10, 2023. We also advise everyone to bookmark this page and follow us on our social media channels for the freshest updates on MELE results 2023. Stay tuned future MEs!

Meanwhile, PRC may also release the mechanical engineer licensure exam results in August 2023, earlier or later than the estimated date, without prior notice.

Schedule of Registration

The schedule of online appointments for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration for the new Mechanical Engineers will be held on the following date(s):

Date(s) of Registration: October 2 – 6, October 9 – 13, and October 16 – 17, 2023

Initial registrants are advised to register online via PRC official website https://online.prc.gov.ph/ and follow the steps in online registration. Here are the registration requirements:

  • Notice of Admission/NOA (for identification purposes only)
  • Duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal
  • Two (2) pieces of passport-sized ID photos on white background with the complete name tag
  • Two (2) sets of documentary stamp
  • One (1) piece short brown envelope

PRC added that successful examinees shall personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.

Verification of Rating

The verification of ratings and test results for the August 2023 Psychometrician licensure exams will be available online a few working days after the posting of results.

Successful takers can refer to PRC official website and use the Verification Page to know their board examination passing rate.

As posted, a passer shall only provide the exam name, the date of examination, the application number, first name, last name, and birth date.

Oath-Taking Ceremonies

All successful examinees interested in attending the face-to-face mass oath-taking shall register no later than 12:00 NN of the day before the date of the oath-taking at http://online.prc.gov.ph to confirm their attendance.

Further, inductees shall bring ANY of the following on the day of the oath-taking:

  • Vaccination Card
  • Negative RT-PCR results took within 48 hours before the oath-taking

Inductees are advised to register and confirm their attendance in the regions where they took their licensure examination and intend to register as professionals.

The details and exact date(s) of whether the oath-taking will be conducted face-to-face or virtual/online will be provided here or on our FB page.

Coverage of Mechanical Engineering Board Exams

The August 2023 Mechanical Engineering licensure exam covered the following topics:

  • Industrial and Power Plant Engineering (35%)
  • Mathematics, Engineering Economics and Basic Engineering Services (35%)
  • Machine Design, Materials and Shop Practice (30%)

2023 Mechanical Engineering Licensure Exam Schedule

Shown below is the schedule of exams for the 2023 Mechanical Engineering board exams:

Date of ExamStart of ApplicationDeadline of Application
February 26-27, 2023November 25, 2022January 27, 2023
August 5-6, 2023May 5, 2023July 6, 2023

Mechanical Engineering Board Exams Summary (Stats)

The mechanical engineering board exam is one of the programs with an average number of examinees conducted by the PRC.

In the most recent ME held on February 2023, 3,774 out of 6,070 (62.17%) examinees passed. Reynell Villanueva Sanchez from Rizal Technological University topped the exams garnering a rating of 94.90%, followed by Mark Francis Manalad Sedano from the Technological University of the Philippines – Manila, 94.30%. University of Science & Tech of Southern Philippines CDO was the top-performing school with a 100.00% passing rate.

On August 2022, 3,184 out of 5,880 (54.15%) passed. Franz Joshua Geronimo Pingol from Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Main Sta. Mesa ranked first at 95.35%, followed by Jasper Berlon Mijares from Rizal Technological University at 94.40%. Batangas State University – Alangilan was the top performing school having a 94.19% overall passing rate, followed by De La Salle University – Manila, 89.58%.

On February 2022 ME, 2,121 out of 3,780 (56.11%) examinees passed. Mark Anthony Salazar Arcayan from Visayas State University – Baybay ranked first in the exams garnering a rating of 96.60%, followed by Mark Allen Gabutero Armenion from the University of Cebu, having 95.70%. Bohol Island State University – Tagbilaran was the top performing school garnering 90.70%, followed by Batangas State University – Alangilan having 89.20%.

On August 2021, 247 out of 621 (39.77%) examinees passed. Nathaniel Beaver Apostol Mendoza from Saint Louis University ranked first in the exams garnering a rating of 90.05, followed by Christian Justin Musni Sese from Saint Louis University having 89.90. Ateneo de Davao University and the University of Mindanao – Davao City shared the top spot in the top performing schools’ list, having all their examinees passed.

During February 2020, 1,334 out of 3,469 (38.45%) examinees passed. Glemar Ojendras Guarin from the University of Southeastern Philippines Davao City and Juluis Ezra Macasaet Gundran from De La Salle University – Manila shared the top spot having 91.30% rating, followed by Edrian Pamintuan Laki from Holy Angel University having 90.05%. Batangas State University – Alangilan Campus was the lone university in the top performing schools’ list (with 50 or more examinees passed), having a 92.55% overall passing rate.

Here is the summary of results for Mechanical Engineering board exams in previous years:

Month of ExamNo. of ExamineesNo. of PassersPassing Rate (%)
February 20236,0703,77462.17%
August 20223,1845,88054.15%
February 20223,7802,12156.11%
August 202162124739.77%
February 20203,4691,33438.45%
August 20195,5633,92870.61%
February 20193,0461,53850.49%
August 20185,0843,09260.82%
February 20181,98393347.05%


For those who want to clarify something, PRC advised to email them through the Licensure Exam Division at the below contacts:

To receive fast and reliable news and announcements regarding the Mechanical engineering board exams for 2023, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.

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