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

MANILA, Philippines – The December 2023 Chemist and the Chemical Technician licensure exam 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 Chemistry in three (3) working days after the last day of exams.

PRC announces that 594 out of 1,148 (51.74%) passed the Chemists Licensure Examination and 2,600 out of 3,138 (82.86%) passed the Chemical Technicians Licensure Examination.

The Chemistry board exam was conducted on December 13-15, 2023, at various testing centers at NCR, Baguio, CDO, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legazpi, Lucena, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban and Zamboanga. The Board of Chemistry Chairman, Ms. Adoracion P. Resurreccion, and its members, Ms. Soledad S. Castañeda and Ms. Ma. Theresa C. Cayton, headed the licensure exams.

List of Passers

Here are the December 2023 Chemistry licensure exam results as posted by the Professional Regulation Commission:

Roll of Successful Examinees in the
Held on December 13-15, 2023
Released on December 20, 2023

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Schedule of Registration

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

Date(s) of Registration: February 19 – 23, February 26 – 29, March 1, March 4 – 8 and March 11 – 12, 2024

Initial registrants are advised to register online via PRC official website via 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 in white background and with 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 December 2023 Chemistry licensure exams will be available online a few working days after posting 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 the birthdate.

Oath-Taking Ceremonies

The oath-taking ceremony for newly Licensed Chemists can be done online, now referred to as the “e-oath.” The application system for the e-oath can be accessed online via PRC dedicated portal at and select “e-OATH” as a transaction.

Inductees are required to print the “OATH OF PROFESSIONAL” form that is downloadable at the PRC Online Services.

Meanwhile, PRC has started scheduling face-to-face oath-taking for newly licensed professionals. This section will be updated should PRC conduct face-to-face oath-taking for new Chemistry board exam passers.

Coverage of Chemistry Board Exams

The December 2023 Chemist licensure exams covered the following topics:

  • Inorganic Chemistry (Fundamentals of inorganic chemistry; periodicity and inorganic reactions, including transition metal chemistry; and characterization of inorganic compounds)
  • Organic Chemistry (Fundamentals of organic chemistry , including Biochemistry reactions and characterization of organic compounds)
  • Analytical Chemistry (Fundamentals of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis and instrumental analysis)
  • Physical Chemistry (Principles of physical chemistry, including introductory quantum theory, thermodynamics and equilibria and chemical kinetics)

Chemist Board Exam Summary (Stats)

Chemist board exam is one of the programs with average number of examinees conducted by PRC.

Month of ExamNo. of ExamineesNo. of PassersPassing Rate (%)
October 202273128438.85%
October 202136913436.31%
October 20191,08545742.12%
October 20181,10149645.05%
October 20171,19552644.02%
October 20161,01955954.86%
September 201577141453.70%


For clarifications, PRC advised to email them through the Licensure Exam Division at the below contacts:

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

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