RESULTS: August 2021 Certified Plant Mechanic (CPM) Board Exam Passers

MANILA, Philippines – The August 2021 Certified Plant Mechanic (CPM) licensure exam results including the complete board exam list of passers, top 10 examinees and overall performance of schools are released by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Mechanical Engineering in six (6) working days after the last day of exams.

The August 2021 Certified Plant Mechanic licensure exams are originally scheduled on February 2021 but later re-scheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic resulting to several travel restrictions.

As announced, 247 out of 621 passed the Mechanical Engineer Licensure Examination and 18 out of 29 passed the Certified Plant Mechanic Licensure Examination.

The Mechanical Engineering and Certified Plant Mechanic board exams were conducted on August 15-16, 2021 at PRC testing centers located at the Baguio, Cotabato, Lucena, Pangasinan, Tacloban and Zamboanga. Meanwhile, the conduct of CPM licensure exams in the National Capital Region/ Metro Manila, Cebu and Cagayan de Oro is cancelled.

The Certified Plant Mechanic board exams were administered by the Board of Mechanical Engineering headed by its Chairman, Engr. Leandro A. Conti and its members, Engr. Jerico T. Borja and Engr. Lorenzo P. Larion.

List of Passers

Here are the August 2021 certified plant mechanic licensure exam results as posted by the Professional Regulation Commission:

Roll of Successful Examinees in the
Held on August 15-16, 2021
Released on August 24, 2021

ME-CPM 2021 Related Results

Release of Results

Referring to the results of the previous certified plant mechanic 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 certified plant mechanic board exam results are estimated to be released in 3-5 working days or longer, after the last day of board exams.

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

PRC may also release the certified plant mechanic board results for August 2021 earlier or later than the estimated date without prior notice.

Schedule of Registration

The schedule of online appointment for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration for the new Certified Plant Mechanics are specified along with official results.

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 schedule of online appointment for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration for the new certified plant mechanics will be from September 27 to September 30, 2021.

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 certified plant mechanics 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 Certified Plant Mechanic Board Exams

The August 2021 CPM licensure exam covered the following topics:

  • Elements of Power Plant Machinery (30%)
  • Shop Machinery Practice (35%)
  • Elements of Industrial Plant Machinery (35%)

2021 Certified Plant Mechanic Licensure Exam Schedule

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

Date of ExamTesting LocationsStart of ApplicationDeadline of Application
August 15 & 16, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban and ZamboangaMay 14, 2021July 15, 2021

Certified Plant Mechanic Board Exams Summary (Stats)

Certified Plant Mechanic board exam is one of the programs with less number of examinees conducted by PRC.

The previous CPM was held on February 2020 while the scheduled licensure exam in the first quarter of 2021 was postponed due to the pandemic. During these exams, 48 out of 80 (60.00%) examinees passed.

Nordaser Layling Madjales from Zamboanga City State Polytechnic College ranked first in the exams garnering 88.15% rating followed by Alfie Endaya Enaje from Technological University of the Philippines – Manila having 87.30%.

Here is the summary of results for Certified Plant Mechanic board exams in previous years:

Month of ExamNo. of ExamineesNo. of PassersPassing Rate (%)
February 2020804860.00%
August 20191375943.07%
February 2019873135.63%
August 20181426948.59%
February 2018442045.45%


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To receive fast and reliable news and announcements regarding the Certified Plant Mechanic board exams for 2021 and 2022, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.

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