MANILA, Philippines (Updated August 16) – The August 2021 Licensure Exam for Mining Engineer (LEME) results including the complete board list of passers, top 10 examinees and overall performance of schools are released by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Mining Engineering in three (3) working days after the last day of exams.
As announced, 206 out of 274 examinees passed the exams.
The August 2021 Mining Engineering licensure exams are originally scheduled on July 18-19, 2021 but later re-scheduled to August 9-11, 2021 due to the community quarantines brought by COVID-19 pandemic resulting to several travel restrictions.
The Mining Engineering board exam was conducted on August 9-11, 2021 at several testing centers located at Baguio, Cebu, Davao and Legazpi by the Board of Mining Engineering headed by its Chairman, Cornelio Q. Casido and its members, Rufino B. Bomasang and Augusto C. Villaluna.
List of Passers
Here are the August 2021 Mining Engineer licensure exam results as posted by the Professional Regulation Commission:
Roll of Successful Examinees in the
MINING ENGINEER LICENSURE EXAMINATION
Held on August 9, 2021 & ff. Days
Released on August 16, 2021
LEME 2021 Related Results
- Top 10: Mining Engineer Board Exam Results August 2021
- Top Performing Schools/ Performance of Schools: Mining Engineering Licensure Exam Results August 2021
Release of Results
Referring to the results of the previous mining engineer licensure exams, taking into consideration the restrictions brought by the COVID-19 pandemic and the estimated target release date stated in the PRC Resolution No. 1283 series of 2020, the LEME results are estimated to be released in 2-3 working days or longer, after the last day of board exams.
We also advise everyone to bookmark this page and follow us at our social media channels for the freshest updates regarding the LEME results 2021.
PRC may also release the mining engineering board results for August 2021 earlier or later than the estimated date without prior notice.
Schedule of Registration
The schedule of online appointment for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration for the new Mining Engineers are specified along with official results.
Initial registrants are advised to register online via PRC official website via 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 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 mining engineer licensure exams given by PRC Board of Mining Engineering will be available online 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 and last name and the birth-date.
Due to the pandemic, the oathtaking ceremony for the newly licensed Mining Engineers will be done online, now referred as the “e-oath”. The application system for the e-oath can be accessed online via PRC dedicated portal via https://online.prc.gov.ph/ and select “e-OATH” as transaction.
Inductees are required to print “OATH OF PROFESSIONAL” form that is downloadable at the PRC Online Services.
Coverage of Mining Engineering Board Exams
The three (3) days Mining Engineering board exam covered the following topics:
- Mining Engineering 1 (Mineral Prospecting and Exploration; Sampling and Ore Reserve Estimation; Mining Methods, Mine Planning, Designing and Development; Ventilation and Mine Safety; and Rock Mechanics in Mining Engineering, and App lied Mathematics in Mine Mathematics)
- Mining Engineering 2 (Mineral Economics; Mine Evaluation and Feasibility Studies; Applied Mathematics in Mining Engineering; Mine Management and Computer Application; Mine and Mineral Land Surveying; and Mining Law and Ethics)
- Mining Engineering 3 (General Geology; Mineralogy and Petrology; Economics Geology; Structural Geology; Principles of Metallurgy; Mineral Processing; and Assaying and Applied Mathematic in Geology and Mineral Engineering, Ecology)
2021 Mining Engineering Licensure Exam Schedule
Shown below is the schedule for 2021 Mining Engineering board exams including the opening and deadline of processing.
|Date of Exam||Testing Locations||Start of Application||Deadline of Application|
|August 9-11, 2021||NCR, Baguio, Cebu and Davao||April 12, 2021||June 14, 2021|
Mining Engineering Board Exams Summary (Stats)
LEME is one of the programs with less number of examinees conducted by PRC.
The previous Mining Engineering licensure exam was held on August 2019. During these exams, 310 out of 375 (82.67) examinees passed.
Rachel Angela Penuliar Ferrer from University of the Philippines Diliman ranked first in the exams garnering 91.20% rating followed by Gian Carlo Masagca Seblos also from UP Diliman having 90.50%.
UP Diliman was the top performing school having all of its examinees passed or 100% overall passing rate followed by Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology having 97.44% rating.
Here is the summary of results for LEME exams in previous years:
|Exam Date||No. of Examinees||No. of Passers||Passing Rate|
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 Mining Engineering board exams for 2021 and 2022, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.
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