POSTPONED: November 2021 Dental Hygienist and December 2021 Dental Technician Licensure Exams

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has postponed the conduct of the November 2021 Dental Hygienist Licensure Exam and the December 2021 Dental Technician Licensure Exams (Written and Practical Phase).

The postponed board exams are re-scheduled on the following dates in the year 2022:

ProgramOld DatesNew Dates
Dental Hygienist Licensure ExamNovember 23-24, 2021May 26-27, 2022
Dental Technician Licensure ExamDecember 16-18, 2021December 12-14, 2022

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2022 PRC Board Exam Schedule

Board Exams for 2021

Here is the updated list of 2021 board exams including their re-scheduled/ new date(s) of exams.

No.ProgramOld SchedNew Sched
1Medical TechnologistJanuary 21-22, 2021
2Sanitary EngineersJanuary 25-27, 2021
3VeterinarianFebruary 3-4, 2021
4Social WorkerFebruary 10-12, 2021
5GeologistFebruary 16-18, 2021
6Qualifying Assessment of Foreign Medical ProfessionalsMarch 5-12, 2021
7PhysicianMarch 7,8,14 & 15, 2021
8Respiratory TherapistMarch 10-11, 2021
9MedTechMarch 17-18, 2021
10Optometrist (Written)March 21-23, 2021
11PharmacistApril 25-26, 2021
12Radiologic TechnologistApril 11-12, 2021May 16-17, 2021
12X-Ray TechnologistApril 11-12, 2021May 16-17, 2021
13Naval Architect and Marine EngineerJune 7-9, 2021
14PharmacistApril 25-26, 2021June 29-31, 2021
15Nurses (NLE)May 30 & 31, 2021July 3-4, 2021
16Metallurgical EngineerJuly 5-7, 2021
17VeterinarianAugust 4-6, 2021
18Mining EngineerJuly 12-14, 2021August 9-11, 2021
19Mechanical Engineer (ME)February 27-28, 2021August 15-16, 2021
Certified Plant Mechanic (CPM)February 27-28, 2021August 15-16, 2021
20Social WorkerAugust 24-26, 2021
21Architecture ALEJanuary 29 & 30, 2021June 25 & 27, 2021
August 27 & 29, 2021
22Sanitary EngineerAugust 31, Sept. 1-2, 2021
23Registered Electrical Engineer (REE)April 20-21, 2021September 5-6, 2021
Registered Master Electrician (RME)April 22, 2021September 7, 2021
24LibrarianSeptember 8-9, 2021
25Physician (Postponed in Manila & Tuguegarao)September 11-12, 18-19, 2021
26Qualifying Assessment of Foreign Medical Professionals (Postponed-Manila)September 13 & 20, 2021
27Respiratory Therapist (Postponed in Manila)September 15-16, 2021
28Real Estate Appraiser (Postponed in Baguio, Iloilo, Pagadian, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga)June 2, 2021September 22, 2021
29Professional Teachers LET (Postponed in Manila, Butuan, Lucena & Romblon)March 28, 20211st Batch – September 26, 2021
2nd Batch – January 30, 2022
3rd Batch – March 27, 2022
4th Batch – June 26, 2022
30Agricultural and BioSystems EngineerSeptember 29-30, 2021
31Metallurgical EngineerOctober 2-4, 2021
32Chemical EngineerMay 11-13, 2021October 3-5, 2021
33Fisheries TechnologistOctober 6-7, 2021
34Certified Public Accountant (CPALE)May 16, 17, & 23, 2021October 10, 11, and 12, 2021
35Ocular PharmacologyOctober 12, 2021
36Nutritionists-DietitiansAugust 9 & 10, 2021October 17-18, 2021
37ForesterAugust 12-13, 2021October 20-21, 2021
38Electronics Engineer (ECE)April 14-15, 2021October 24-25, 2021
Electronics Technician (ECT)April 16, 2021October 26, 2021
39Electronics Engineer (ECE)October 23-24, 2021October 24-25, 2021
Electronics Technician (ECT)October 25, 2021October 26, 2021
40ChemistsOctober 27-28, 2021
Chemical TechnicianOctober 29, 2021
41Physician Licensure Exam in NCR/TuguegaraoSeptember 2021October 30-31 and November 1-2, 2021
42Customs BrokerNovember 3-4, 2021
43MidwiferyNovember 7-8, 2021
44AgriculturistNovember 9-11, 2021
45Civil Engineering (CE)May 2-3, 2021November 14-15, 2021
46Aeronautical EngineerNovember 16-18, 2021
47Nurse (NLE)November 20 & 21, 2021November 21 & 22, 2021
48PharmacistNovember 25 & 26, 2021
49Dental Hygienist (Written Phase) – PostponedMay 19, 2021November 23, 2021
Dental Hygienist (Practical Phase) – PostponedMay 20, 2021November 24, 2021
50Dentist (Written Phase) – PostponedMay 5-7, 2021November 28-30, 2021
Dentist (Practical Phase) – PostponedMay 25-28, 2021December 1-4 & 7-10, 2021
51Physical Therapist (PT)February 7-8, 2021December 5-6, 2021
Occupational Therapist (OT)February 7-8, 2021December 5-6, 2021
52Dental Technologist (Written Phase)December 8, 2021December 16, 2021
Dental Technologist (Practical Phase)December 9-10, 2021December 17-18, 2021
53Real Estate Consultant (Written)February 4, 2021July 21, 2021
December 9, 2021
54CriminologyJune 13, 14 & 15, 2021December 12, 13 & 14, 2021
55 Certified Public Accountant (CPALE) in NCROctober 10, 11 & 12, 2021December 16, 17 & 18, 2021
56Radiologic TechnologistDecember 20-21, 2021
57X-Ray TechnologistDecember 20-21, 2021
58Geodetic EngineerOctober 6-7, 2021December 22-23, 2021
59GeologyNovember 16-18, 2021December 27-29, 2021
60Real Estate Consultant (Revalida)February 15-19, 2021July 22-26, 2021
January 2022
61Optometry (Written Phase)October 12, 13 & 14, 2021December 2022
Optometry (Practical Phase)
For examinees who finished the OLE – Written Phase on October 12, 13, & 14, 2021
October 20, 21, & 22, 2021January 2022
Optometry (Practical Phase)
For examinees who finished the OLE – Written Phase last March 21, 22, & 23, 2021
October 20, 21, & 22, 2021January 2022
62MedTechAugust 21-22, 2021January 15-16, 2022
63Environmental PlannerJuly 27 & 28, 2021February 2022
64Real Estate BrokersApril 18, 2021July 21, 2021
April 2022
65Interior DesignerJune 29-30 & July 1, 2021Year 2022
66Landscape ArchitectJuly 6-7, 2021Year 2022
67Master PlumberFebruary 20-21, 2021July 18-19, 2021
July 2022
68PsychologistFebruary 23-24, 2021August 1-2, 2021
Year 2022
69PsychometriciansFebruary 23-24, 2021August 1-2, 2021
Year 2022
70Guidance CounselorAugust 18-19, 2021Year 2022

Source: PRC (This table will be immediately updated should there be further changes on board exams postponement/cancellations.)

PRC has released the schedule of board exams for the year 2021 on November 2020 through Resolution No. 1283 Series of 2020. These includes the opening of online processing, deadline of filing, target release of results, among other important announcements.

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