IATF allows PRC board exams in May to June 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) has allowed the conduct of the scheduled Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC) board exams for the months of May to June 2021.

In a statement from Malacañang Presidential Spokesman, Harry Roque, to quote,

Inaprubahan din po ng IATF ang request ng Professional Regulation Commission na magsagawa ng licensure examinations for professionals sa Mayo at Hunyo ngayong taon habang istriktong ipinatutupad ang health protocols ng Department of Health

From: ABS-CBN News

PRC has postponed numerous board exams from the year 2020 up to the first quarter of 2021 to avoid mass gatherings resulting to the possible spread of COVID-19.

Board Exams from May to June 2021

As of this writing, here are the PRC board exams from May to June 2021 which were not yet cancelled/postponed.

Name of ExaminationDate of Exam
Chemical EngineeringMay 11-13, 2021
Nurse Licensure Exam (NLE)May 30 – 31, 2021
Real Estate AppraisersJune 2, 2021
Physical Therapist (PT)June 5-6, 2021
Occupational Therapist (OT)June 5-6, 2021
Naval Architects and Marine EngineersJune 7-9, 2021
Metallurgical EngineersJune 7-9, 2021
Criminologist (CLE)June 13-15, 2021
ArchitectsJune 25 & 27, 2021

Board Exams for 2021

Here is the updated list of 2021 board exams including their re-scheduled/ new date(s) of exams.

No.ProgramOld SchedNew Sched
1Medical TechnologistJanuary 21-22, 2021
2Sanitary EngineersJanuary 25-27, 2021
3VeterinarianFebruary 3-4, 2021
4Social WorkerFebruary 10-12, 2021
5GeologistFebruary 16-18, 2021
6Qualifying Assessment of Foreign Medical ProfessionalsMarch 5-12, 2021
7PhysicianMarch 7,8,14 & 15, 2021
8Respiratory TherapistMarch 10-11, 2021
9MedTechMarch 17-18, 2021
10Optometrist (Written)March 21-23, 2021
11PharmacistApril 25-26, 2021
12Radiologic TechnologistApril 11-12, 2021May 16-17, 2021
12X-Ray TechnologistApril 11-12, 2021May 16-17, 2021
13Naval Architect and Marine EngineerJune 7-9, 2021
14PharmacistApril 25-26, 2021June 29-31, 2021
15Nurses (NLE)May 30 & 31, 2021July 3-4, 2021
16Metallurgical EngineerJuly 5-7, 2021
17VeterinarianAugust 4-6, 2021
18Mining EngineerJuly 12-14, 2021August 9-11, 2021
19Mechanical Engineer (ME)February 27-28, 2021August 15-16, 2021
Certified Plant Mechanic (CPM)February 27-28, 2021August 15-16, 2021
20Social WorkerAugust 24-26, 2021
21Architecture ALEJanuary 29 & 30, 2021June 25 & 27, 2021
August 27 & 29, 2021
22Sanitary EngineerAugust 31, Sept. 1-2, 2021
23Registered Electrical Engineer (REE)April 20-21, 2021September 5-6, 2021
Registered Master Electrician (RME)April 22, 2021September 7, 2021
24LibrarianSeptember 8-9, 2021
25Physician (Postponed in Manila & Tuguegarao)September 11-12, 18-19, 2021
26Qualifying Assessment of Foreign Medical Professionals (Postponed-Manila)September 13 & 20, 2021
27Respiratory Therapist (Postponed in Manila)September 15-16, 2021
28Real Estate Appraiser (Postponed in Baguio, Iloilo, Pagadian, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga)June 2, 2021September 22, 2021
29Professional Teachers (LET)March 28, 20211st Batch – September 26, 2021
2nd Batch – January 30, 2022
3rd Batch – March 27, 2022
4th Batch – June 26, 2022
30Agricultural and BioSystems EngineerSeptember 29-30, 2021
31Metallurgical EngineerOctober 2-4, 2021
32Chemical EngineerMay 11-13, 2021October 3-5, 2021
33Geodetic EngineerOctober 6-7, 2021
34Fisheries TechnologistOctober 6-7, 2021
35Certified Public Accountant (CPALE)May 16, 17, & 23, 2021October 10, 11, and 12, 2021
36Optometry (Written Phase)October 12, 13 & 14, 2021
Optometry (Practical Phase)
For examinees who finished the OLE – Written Phase on October 12, 13, & 14, 2021
October 20, 21, & 22, 2021 
Optometry (Practical Phase)
For examinees who finished the OLE – Written Phase last March 21, 22, & 23, 2021
October 15, 17, 18, & 19, 2021
37Ocular PharmacologyOctober 12, 2021
38Nutritionists-DietitiansAugust 9 & 10, 2021October 17-18, 2021
39ForesterAugust 12-13, 2021October 20-21, 2021
40Electronics Engineer (ECE)April 14-15, 2021October 24-25, 2021
Electronics Technician (ECT)April 16, 2021October 26, 2021
41Electronics Engineer (ECE)October 23-24, 2021October 24-25, 2021
Electronics Technician (ECT)October 25, 2021October 26, 2021
42Customs BrokerNovember 3-4, 2021
43MidwiferyNovember 7-8, 2021
44AgriculturistNovember 8-11, 2021
45Civil Engineering (CE)May 2-3, 2021November 14-15, 2021
46Aeronautical EngineerNovember 16-18, 2021
47Nurse (NLE)November 20 & 21, 2021November 21 & 22, 2021
48PharmacistNovember 25 & 26, 2021
49Dental Hygienist (Written Phase)May 19, 2021November 23, 2021
Dental Hygienist (Practical Phase)May 20, 2021November 24, 2021
50Dentist (Written Phase)May 5-7, 2021November 28-30, 2021
Dentist (Practical Phase)May 25-28, 2021December 1-4 & 7-10, 2021
51Physical Therapist (PT)February 7-8, 2021December 5-6, 2021
Occupational Therapist (OT)February 7-8, 2021December 5-6, 2021
52Dental Technologist (Written Phase)December 8, 2021December 16, 2021
Dental Technologist (Practical Phase)December 9-10, 2021December 17-18, 2021
53Real Estate Consultant (Written)February 4, 2021July 21, 2021
December 9, 2021
54CriminologyJune 13, 14 & 15, 2021December 12, 13 & 14, 2021
55Radiologic TechnologistDecember 20-21, 2021
56X-Ray TechnologistDecember 20-21, 2021
Real Estate Consultant (Revalida)February 15-19, 2021July 22-26, 2021
January 2022
57MedTechAugust 21-22, 2021January 15-16, 2022
58Environmental PlannerJuly 27 & 28, 2021February 2022
59Real Estate BrokersApril 18, 2021July 21, 2021
April 2022
60Interior DesignerJune 29-30 & July 1, 2021Year 2022
61Landscape ArchitectJuly 6-7, 2021Year 2022
62Master PlumberFebruary 20-21, 2021July 18-19, 2021
July 2022
63PsychologistFebruary 23-24, 2021August 1-2, 2021
Year 2022
64PsychometriciansFebruary 23-24, 2021August 1-2, 2021
Year 2022
65Guidance CounselorAugust 18-19, 2021Year 2022
66Veterinarian (Manila)August 6, 2021TBA

Source: PRC (This table will be immediately updated should there be further changes on board exams postponement/cancellations.)

Questions?

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21 comments… add one
  • Sarah L. Torib Mar 26, 2021 @ 7:44

    hello po yung medtech board exam po ng august tuloy po ba?

  • elaine Mar 26, 2021 @ 7:54

    tuloy po ba sa Pharmacist?

    • PRC Board Admin Mar 26, 2021 @ 8:08

      We will keep everyone informed as soon as PRC releases official announcements on the conduct of Pharmacist licensure exams.

    • Jane Mar 26, 2021 @ 8:11

      How about Radtech po?

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2021 @ 8:10

    Hello! How about Pharmacy Licensure Exam this April?

  • Lny Mar 26, 2021 @ 8:38

    How about po sa pharmacy licensure exam on april?

  • OLYMPIA GELARDINO Mar 26, 2021 @ 8:53

    WHAT ABOUT FISHERIES TECHNOLOGISTS BOARD EXAM?

  • Nx Mar 26, 2021 @ 9:05

    CLE PO?

  • Riyah Mar 26, 2021 @ 10:31

    Hi po, ask ko lang kung ano schedule for Psychometrician examination?

  • Robert G. Perez Mar 26, 2021 @ 10:39

    Do we need to undergo RT-PCR test for our board examination?.
    thank you God bless

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2021 @ 13:29

    Tuloy po ba ang rad tech Examination this april?

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2021 @ 16:07

    Kapag po ba postponed na yugn exam like Dentistry, may chance po ba na mabawi yung postponement or hindi na? Thank you!

  • Kristina Tabalno Mar 26, 2021 @ 17:05

    Tuloy na tuloy na po ba ang nle this coming May?

    • Sherly Mar 27, 2021 @ 14:49

      October 2020 dapat exam ko sa CPALE, if bawiin ngayong May 2021 at matuloy, pwede ba ako sa October 2021 nalang mag exam? Too risky and not that emotionally and mentally ready due to the current situation – increase of cases everyday… thanks

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2021 @ 18:26

    Hi po gudevening…ask Lang po kaylan po ulit ang filling of applicants ng Teachers board exam…salamat po

  • Anon Mar 27, 2021 @ 21:32

    Tuloy po ba yung exam ng Radtech? Pls update us po. Thank you!

  • karla Mar 28, 2021 @ 15:54

    what about civil service commission examination postponed 2020?
    when rescheduled?
    thank you for response.

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