PLE RESULTS: October-November 2021 Physician Licensure Exam Passers

MANILA, Philippines (Released November 11) – The October-November 2021 Physician Licensure Exam (PLE) results for Manila and Tuguegarao examinees 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 seven (7) working days after the last day of exams.

As announced, 1,677 out of 2,302 (72.85%) successfully passed the exams.

The October-November 2021 Physician board exam or the licensure exams for professional doctors were originally scheduled on September 2021 but later re-scheduled pursuant to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) regulations and threats of Typhoon “Kiko”, respectively.

The re-scheduled PLE was conducted on October 30 – 31 & November 1-2, 2021 at testing centers located in Metro Manila and Tuguegarao City, Cagayan by the Board of Medicine headed by Dr. Eleanor B. Almoro, Chairman and its members, Dr. Godofreda V. Dalmacion, Dr. Zenaida L. Antonio, Dr. Rafael R. Castillo, Dr. Raquel S. Sayo and Dr. Martha O. Nucum. During the September 2021 PLE, 1,084 out of 1,546 successfully passed. View here the complete results.

PLE 2021 Related Results

List of Passers

Here are the October-November 2021 physician licensure exam results as posted by the Professional Regulation Commission:

Roll of Successful Examinees in the
PHYSICIAN LICENSURE EXAMINATION
Held on October 30 and ff. Days
Released on November 11, 2021

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Release of Results

Referring to the results of the previous physician 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 October-November 2021 PLE result will be released by November 4-5 or 2-3 working days after the last day of exams. The release of results may also go beyond the target release date.

We also advise everyone to bookmark this page and follow us at our social media channels for the freshest updates regarding the PLE results 2021.

Schedule of Registration

The schedule of online appointment for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration for the new Physicians will be from November 22 to December 16, 2021.

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 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.

Oath-Taking Ceremonies

Due to the pandemic, the oathtaking ceremony for the newly licensed Physicians 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 Physician Board Exams

The October-November 2021 Physician licensure exam covered the following topics:

  • Biochemistry
  • Anatomy and Histology
  • Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Physiology
  • Legal Medicine, Ethics and Medical Jurisprudence
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Surgery and Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology and Rhinology
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pediatrics and Nutrition
  • Preventive Medicine and Public Health

2021 Physician Licensure Exam Schedule

Shown below is the schedule of exams for the 2021 Physician board exams:

Date of ExamTesting LocationsStart of ApplicationDeadline of Application
March 7, 8, 14 & 15NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro,Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga
September 11, 12, 18, & 19Baguio, Cagayan de Oro,Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Tacloban and ZamboangaJune 11, 2021August 18, 2021
October 30 – 31 & November 1-2, 2021NCR, Tuguegarao

PLE Summary (Stats)

Physician board exam is one of the programs with average number of examinees conducted by PRC.

In the previous exams held on 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 ExamNo. of ExamineesNo. of PassersPassing Rate (%)
September 20211,5461,08470.12%
March 20211,9271,23464.04%
November 20204,7043,53875.21%
September 20201,42480056.18%
September 20194,7164,00684.94%

Questions?

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 2021 and 2022, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.

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169 comments… add one
  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2021 @ 17:57

    PRC I’m sad

  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2021 @ 18:17

    Relax mga anak.. malapit na yan.

  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2021 @ 18:40

    Bukas ang released

    • MOKSOME Nov 11, 2021 @ 18:59

      Ano na PRC??? Ang kkupad nyo bala gsto nyo bilisan

  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2021 @ 18:41

    Di naman sa nagmamadali, actually matagal nga kami nag-tiis pero @PRC asan na po? Ba’t po kailangan ng sobrang pa-suspense po? Hehe

  • Alvs Nov 11, 2021 @ 18:44

    Ukinana ang tagal prc.
    Paki sisante na yung nag mamanage ng site sa update ang kupad.

    • Anonymous Nov 11, 2021 @ 19:08

      Until now wala pden huhu

  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2021 @ 19:08

    PRC sana binigay nyo na lang ang exact date ……manual checking ba ang ginawa?so sad😔

  • MIGELITO Nov 11, 2021 @ 19:09

    Ano na PRC ang bagal pakibilis

  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2021 @ 19:25

    Meronnnnn na!!! RESULTS ARE OUT! okay na ba mga mars???

  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2021 @ 19:32

    Nakapasa kapatid ko!!!!! Rezelle Jean Dimanlig!!!

  • PRC Board Admin Nov 11, 2021 @ 19:42

    Congrats to the new MDs! Find the PLE October 2021 results above.

  • Alora-Orbeta USA Nov 11, 2021 @ 21:22

    Congratulations Dr. Orbeta, Riched!! To God be the Glory as Always!! 🙏🙏🤩🤩

  • Anonymous Nov 13, 2021 @ 4:37

    HayAn na. Pumasa b lahat?

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