MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has announced that the postponed August 2021 veterinarian board exam in Manila will now continue on September 2, 2021.
To quote from their announcement,
The Professional Regulation Commission informs the public that the continuation of the Veterinarians Licensure Examination (VLE) on September 2, 2021 and the Sanitary Engineers Licensure Examination (SELE) on September 1 and 2, 2021 in the National Capital Region shall proceed as scheduled as approved by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID.All examinees are reminded to strictly adhere to the minimum health standards set by the Department of Health and Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases.
Meanwhile, the conduct of Veterinarian board exam at other testing locations including PRC-Baguio, PRC-Cebu, PRC-Koronadal, PRC-Legaspi, and PRC-Tuguegarao proceeded as scheduled.
The August 2021 Veterinarian licensure exam was administered on August 4-6, 2021 by the Board of Veterinary Medicine headed by its Chairman, Dr. Ma. Elizabeth D. Callanta and its member Dr. Maximino M. Montenegro.
Several board exams scheduled on first and second quarter of 2021 were cancelled and re-scheduled (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 Veterinarian Licensure Exam Schedule
Shown below is the schedule for 2021 Veterinarian board exams including the opening and deadline of processing.
|Schedule||Location||Dates of Application|
|February 2-4, 2021||NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao and Tuguegarao||November 3, 2020 to January 5, 2021|
|August 4-6, 2021||NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Legazpi and Tuguegarao||May 4 to July 19, 2021|
Source: PRC (This table will be immediately updated should there be further changes on board exams postponement/cancellations.)
PRC has released the schedule of board exams for the year 2021 on November 2020 through Resolution No. 1283 Series of 2020. These includes the opening of online processing, deadline of filing, target release of results, among other important announcements.
For those who want to clarify something, PRC advised to email them through the Licensure Exam Division at below contacts:
To receive fast and reliable news and announcements regarding the Veterinarian Licensure Examinations for 2021 including the updated dates of online processing, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.