MANILA, Philippines – The October 2022 Physician Licensure Exam (PLE) 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 Medicine in 6 working days after the last day of exams.
PRC announces that 3,826 out of 5,958 (64.22%) successfully passed the exams. “The results of examination with respect to eighteen (18) examinees were withheld as per PRC Resolution No. 1565, 1579, 1580, 1583 s.2022 and Board Resolution No.13 and 14 s.2022.”
The October 2022 Physician board exam was conducted on October 21, 22, 28 & 29, 2022 at testing centers located in the National Capital Region, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga.
The Board of Medicine is headed by Dr. Godofreda V. Dalmacion, Chairman, and its members, Dr. Eleanor B. Almoro, Dr. Zenaida L. Antonio, Dr. Martha O. Nucum, Dr. Efren C. Laxamana and Dr. Joanna V. Remo.
PLE October 2022 Related Results
- A-G List of Passers: PLE Result October 2022
- H-Q List of Passers: PLE Result October 2022
- R-Z List of Passers: PLE Result October 2022
- Top 10: Physician Board Exam Results October 2022
- Top Performing Schools/ Performance of Schools: Physician Licensure Exam Results October 2022
October 2022 PLE List of Passers
Roll of Successful Examinees in the
PHYSICIAN LICENSURE EXAMINATION
Held on October 21, 2022 and ff. Days
Released on November 9, 2022
Registration Schedule and Requirements for new MD’s
The schedule of online appointment for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration for the new Physicians will be held on the following dates:
- December 22 – 23, December 26 – 29, 2022 and January 2 – 5, 2023
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.
How to verify my board exam rating?
The verification of ratings and test results for the Physician 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.
When and where is the Oath-Taking ceremonies?
The newly licensed Physicians’ 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 PLE 2022 passers.
When is the release of results?
As per PRC Resolution No. 1439 series of 2021, the October 2022 PLE results will be released on or before November 9, 2022.
We also advise everyone to bookmark this page and follow us at our social media channels for the freshest updates on PLE results 2022.
What is the coverage of Physician board exams?
The October 2022 Physician licensure exam covered the following topics:
- Anatomy and Histology
- Microbiology and Parasitology
- Legal Medicine, Ethics and Medical Jurisprudence
- Pharmacology and Therapeutics
- Surgery and Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology and Rhinology
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Pediatrics and Nutrition
- Preventive Medicine and Public Health
When is the next PLE?
Shown below is the schedule of exams for the 2022 Physician board exams:
|Date of Exam||Testing Locations||Start of Application||Deadline of Application|
|March 6, 7, 13 & 14||NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro,Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga||December 6, 2021||February 7, 2022|
|October 21, 22, 28 & 29||NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro,Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga||July 21, 2022||September 21, 2022|
Physician board exam is one of the programs with average number of examinees conducted by PRC.
During the previous conduct of PLE on March 2022, 1,427 out of 2,837 (50.30%) successfully passed. Linnaeus Louisse Abarrientos Cruz from University of the Philippines – Manila was the topnotcher garnering a rating of 90.25% followed by Bradley Ashley Gue Ong also form UP Manila having 89.00%. University of the Philippines – Manila was the top performing school having 91.23% overall rating.
In the October-November 2021 PLE, 1,677 out of 2,302 (72.85%) examinees passed. Ian Gabriel Alparaque Juyad from University of the Philippines – Manila ranked first in the exams garnering a rating of 87.50% followed by Jian Kenzo Ong Leal and Geremiah Edison Daniel Cosia Llanes, both from University of the Philippines – Manila having 87.42%.
During September 2021, 1,084 out of 1,546 (70.12%) examinees passed. Maria Inez Sellado Benedicto from West Visayas State University – La Paz and Jude Philip Pozon Cebrecus from Cebu Institute of Medicine shared the top spot garnering a rating of 87.83%. In the top performing schools list, Cebu Institute of Medicine topped the list having an overall passing rate of 98.68%.
On March 2021, 1,234 out of 1,927 (64.04%) examinees passed. Jeremiah Dimapeles Lim from Far Eastern University ranked first in the exams garnering a rating of 89.67% followed by Gabrielle Paul Soriano Pascual also from FEU having 88.75%. Raking third is Cy Johann Kent Jumangit Romuga from University of Cebu College of Medicine Foundation Inc. – Mandaue having 88.42%. Far Eastern University Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation was the top performing school having 91.76% overall passing rate.
Here is the summary of results for PLE exams in previous years:
|Month of Exam||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 Physician board exams for 2022, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.
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