October 2022 Optometry Board Exam Results, Passers, Top 10, Top Schools

MANILA, Philippines – The October 2022 Optometry licensure exam results, including the complete list of board passers, top 10 examinees, and overall performance of schools, are released by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Optometry in four (4) working days after the last day of exams.

PRC announces that 179 out of 285 examinees successfully passed the exams.

The Licensure Exam for Optometrists was conducted on October 23-31, 2022 (Written and Practical) at testing centers located in the National Capital Region. The licensure examinations are administered by the PRC Board of Optometry headed by its Chairman, Dr. Bernardita A. Garcia, and its members, Dr. Irene Christine C. Peliño and Dr. Christine S. Rodriguez.

See Also: October 2022 Ocular Pharmacology Board Exam Results

List of Passers

Here are the October 2022 licensure exam for Optometrist results as posted by the Professional Regulation Commission:

Roll of Successful Examinees in the
Held on October 23, 2022 and ff. Days
Released on November 7, 2022

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Top 10 Examinees

PRC recognizes the top 10 examinees with the highest examination ratings in any of its administered licensure exams. Below is the list of the top 10 examinees, including the school they’re from and their rating.

Performance of Schools

Shown below are the October 2022 optometry licensure exams top performing schools having 50 or more examinees passed and with at least 80% overall passing percentage; as per Commission Resolution No.  2017-1058 (C) series of 2017, courtesy of PRC.

RankSchoolTotal No. of ExamineesTotal No. PassedPercentage Passed
1Southwestern University766585.53%

Release of Results

The October 2022 Optometry board exam results and list of passers are expected to be released on or before November 7, 2022, 4 working days after the administration of exams, referenced to PRC Resolution No. 1439 series of 2021. Congratulations in advance to the new Licensed Professional Optometrists!

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

Schedule of Registration

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

Date(s) of Registration: December 9 and December 12 – 13, 2022

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.


The verification of ratings and test results for the Optometry licensure exams 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.


The newly licensed Optometrists’ oath-taking ceremony will 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 https://online.prc.gov.ph/ 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 oathtaking for new optometrists.

Examination Coverage

The board exam for Optometrist (written) covered the following topics:

  • Ocular Pharmacology 10%; 
  • Ocular/Visual Biology 10%; 
  • Primary Care and Refraction 15%; 
  • Practical, Theoretical and Opthalmic Dispensing including Contact Lenses 15%; 
  • Ocular Diseases and Ocular Emergencies 10%; 
  • Jurisprudence, Ethics and Practice Management 10%; 
  • Physiological Optics, Binocular Vision and Perception 15%; 
  • Clinical Optometry and Specialty Areas in Optometry 15%.

Meanwhile, practical tests include objective examination, subjective examination, ophthalmic lens laboratory, clinical optometry, and contact lens practice.

Previous Exams

Optometry is one of the programs with less number of examinees being administered by PRC.

In the previous Optometrists licensure exams held on July 2019, 260 out of 295 examinees passed. Gretha Mangahas Pabustan from Centro Escolar University – Manila was the topnotcher garnering 80.29%, followed by Ryan Benzon Seng Caligner from Davao Doctors College, Inc., 88.16%. Centro Escolar University – Manila was the top-performing school having a 90.91% rating.

On July 2018 exams, 188 out of 222 examinees passed. Morel Paul Sumaoang Abesamis from Manila Central University – Caloocan City ranked first in the exams garnering a rating of 87.23% followed by Marinella Sunga Ramos from Centro Escolar University – Manila having 86.35%. Centro Escolar University – Manila was the lone school in the top performing schools list having 82 out of 94 examinees passed or 87.23% overall passing rate.

You may also want to view the statistics of Optometry board exams in the last six (6) years.

Exam DateTotal No. ExamineesTotal No. PassersPassing Rate
July 201926029588.14%
July 201818822284.68%
July 201716913881.66%
July 201613111285.50%
July 201511410592.11%
July 201411811194.07%


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 Optometry board exams for 2022, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.

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32 comments… add one
  • Anonymous Nov 3, 2022 @ 13:25

    OD this 2022. Claiming it!

  • Kabadong Examinee Nov 3, 2022 @ 19:14

    Pakaba naman po kayo. ????

    • Anonymous Nov 7, 2022 @ 11:34

      O.D. 2022 Manifesting*

  • Z Nov 5, 2022 @ 22:18

    congrats, master! *claiming it

  • Nakulbaan Na Examinee Nov 7, 2022 @ 9:11

    Claiming that license today! In Jesus Name! ????????????????????????

    • Anonymous Nov 7, 2022 @ 13:55

      What time Po malalaman or ipublish Ang results Po?

  • Salty Nov 7, 2022 @ 10:55

    Claiming that license! ????

  • Orlando Nov 7, 2022 @ 12:48

    I pass the examination…

  • Anonymous Nov 7, 2022 @ 13:06

    Asa namang result? kay gi kulbaan ko ug apil bisan wala ko ni apilug take.

  • bulbs Nov 7, 2022 @ 13:19

    Release niyo na, ang tagal niyo. LBM na ‘ko

  • Anonymous Nov 7, 2022 @ 13:36

    Labas nang result, excited ko na makita name ng bestfriend ko HAHAHAHA

  • Naghihintay 101 Nov 7, 2022 @ 14:07

    Labas niyo na po result kahit A-B lang muna. Pleaseeeee :)

  • Anonymous Nov 7, 2022 @ 14:08

    What time po ang release? Excited na po kami para sa bf namin T_T kahapon pa kami nagrerefresh, chos! <3

  • Anonymous yarn Nov 7, 2022 @ 14:16

    Andito po ako para kay Kathleen Kris Miling!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • hulaan mo Nov 7, 2022 @ 14:16

    andito po ako para kay KKM HAHAHAHAHHA

  • Anonymous Nov 7, 2022 @ 15:22

    I know you can pass this so congratulations!!

  • Euls Nov 7, 2022 @ 15:40

    You got this Tenshii!

  • mek Nov 7, 2022 @ 15:44

    Hi, love. If you see this, I love you and congratulations sml

  • Chimken Jii Nov 7, 2022 @ 16:00

    Love you loveeee ???? pasado youuu don’t worry ???? Hard work pays off!!

  • jude Nov 7, 2022 @ 17:06

    OD 2022!!! ????????

  • Wailhe Nov 7, 2022 @ 17:22


  • bulbs Nov 7, 2022 @ 17:43

    Kaya po today?

  • bbg Nov 7, 2022 @ 18:27

    Na move po ba yung date o matagal lang talaga?

  • Anonymous Nov 7, 2022 @ 19:01

    Congrats Ariel Adlaon

  • Ei Nov 7, 2022 @ 19:02

    Congrats Ariel Adlaon

  • Anonymous Nov 7, 2022 @ 19:03


  • huhuhu Nov 7, 2022 @ 19:11

    Pakigalaw na po ang baso huhuhu

  • Anonymous Nov 7, 2022 @ 19:15

    buong araw na po kaming kinakabahan :((( ok na po siguro yun? hehehe

  • pun Nov 7, 2022 @ 19:27

    Di pa po kumakain jowa ko, bilisan niyo naman!

  • Kulot Nov 7, 2022 @ 19:31

    Nanlalamig na yung paa ng jowa ko maghapon. Kaya today?

  • Anonymous Nov 8, 2022 @ 15:43

    Papasa ako ????

  • G Dec 16, 2022 @ 22:50

    OD 2023

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