PLE RESULTS 2021: September 2021 Physician Licensure Exam Passers

MANILA, Philippines (Released September 24) – The September 2021 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 five (5) working days after the last day of exams.

As announced, 1,084 out of 1,546 successfully passed the exams.

The results of examination with respect to six (6) examinees were withheld as per Board Resolution No. 16 dated September 24, 2021.

The Physician board exam or the licensure exams for professional doctors were conducted on September 11-12 & 18-19, 2021 at testing centers located at Baguio, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Tacloban and Zamboanga 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.

Meanwhile, PLE September 2021 were postponed at Metro Manila and Tuguegarao pursuant to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) regulations and threats of Typhoon “Kiko”, respectively.

PLE 2021 Related Results

List of Passers

Here are the September 2021 physician licensure exam results as posted by the Professional Regulation Commission:

Roll of Successful Examinees in the
Held on September 11, 12, 18 & 19, 2021
Released on September 24, 2021

PLE Result 2021 Updates

September 24, 2021: Results are out! Congratulations to the new Medical Doctors (MDs)!

Per PRC target dates of release, Physician board exam/ PLE results September 2021 are expected to be released by September 23, 2021. However, it may also be released later than the target date without prior notice. Stand by for developments.

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 September 2021 PLE result will be released by September 23, 2021 or three (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 October 26-29 up to November 2-3, 2021.

Initial registrants are advised to register online via PRC official website via 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 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 September 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

PLE Summary (Stats)

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

The previous PLE was held on March 2021. During these exams, 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 (%)
March 20211,9271,23464.04%
November 20204,7043,53875.21%
September 20201,42480056.18%
September 20194,7164,00684.94%


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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610 comments… add one
  • Anonymous Sep 24, 2021 @ 16:55

    Regards ko sa akong crush na taga XU, si Ms J

  • Anonymous Sep 24, 2021 @ 17:50

    Manihapon ta ninyo

  • PRC Sep 24, 2021 @ 17:59

    Hi everyone, please be informed that due to limited manpower we will be releasing the PLE result on October 1, 2021 at 6PM.

    We apologize for the delayed notice. Thank you for your understanding.

    Thank you.

    • Anonymous Sep 24, 2021 @ 18:00


      • Anonymous Sep 24, 2021 @ 19:08


    • Anonymous Sep 24, 2021 @ 18:01


    • alt_prc Sep 24, 2021 @ 18:04

      This is not true guys don’t believe it. I’m also anxiously waiting for the result. WE GOT THIS!!!

    • Anonymous Sep 24, 2021 @ 18:04


    • PRC Sep 24, 2021 @ 18:30

      hahahah tuod pud mo nako

    • Anonymous Sep 24, 2021 @ 18:37

      Thanks and stay safe. Hope there would be considerations as you are all aware that almost all of the examinees have time constraints due to our present situations. God bless us all

  • Anonymous Sep 24, 2021 @ 18:07

    Ang tagal

  • Anonymous Sep 24, 2021 @ 18:09

    Prediction: nxt week pa result, gn quarantine cguro mga nagdala ng mga papel ta. Pati mga papel, kay sa NCR pa na gna check. Lol

  • PRC Sep 24, 2021 @ 18:19

    Chill sa mo

    • Anonymous Sep 24, 2021 @ 18:24

      Ilan na fail?

  • Anonymous Sep 24, 2021 @ 18:21

    possible ba na tonight yung result or hindi pa rin? hehe

  • Anonymous Sep 24, 2021 @ 18:25


    • Anonymous Sep 24, 2021 @ 18:27

      Kaon daghan para nig kabuang kusgan.

  • Anonymous Sep 24, 2021 @ 18:55


  • PRC Board Admin Sep 24, 2021 @ 19:25

    Congratulations to our new Medical Doctors (MDs)!

  • Anonymous Sep 24, 2021 @ 19:51

    Congrats. I can finally move on from you.

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