RESULTS: May 2021 X-Ray Tech Board Exam Passers

The May 2021 X-Ray Technologists board exam results including the complete list of passers, top 10 examinees and overall performance of schools are released by the Professional Regulation Commission Board of Radiologic Technology in five (5) working days after the last day of exams.

As announced, 776 out of 1,917 passed the Radiologic Technologist Licensure Examination and 21 out of 77 passed the X-Ray Technologist Licensure Examination.

The May 2021 X-Ray Tech licensure exams are originally scheduled on April 11-12, 2021 but later re-scheduled to May 16-17, 2021 due to the community quarantines brought by COVID-19 pandemic resulting to several travel restrictions.

The RadTech and X-Ray Tech board exams are held at several testing locations located at the National Capital Region (NCR), Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga. These licensure exams were headed by the Board of Radiologic Technology Officer-in-Charge, Mr. Reynaldo Apolonio S. Tisado and its members, Dr. Orestes P. Monzon, Mr. Bayani C. San Juan and Ms. Ma. Jesette B. Canales.

List of Passers

Here are the May 2021 X-Ray technologist licensure exam results as posted by the Professional Regulation Commission:

Roll of Successful Examinees in the
X-RAY TECHNOLOGIST TECHNOLOGIST LICENSURE EXAMINATION
Held on MAY 16-17, 2021
Released on MAY 24, 2021

X-ray Tech Board Exam Related Results

Release of Results

As per PRC Resolution No. 1283 series of 2020 entitled “Schedule of Licensure Examinations for Year 2021“, the target date of release for X-Ray Tech board exam for April 2021 is on April 19, 2021 or five (5) working days after the exams. Given the previous target release date, it is expected that the May 2021 X-Ray Technologist licensure exams will be released by May 20-24, 2021.

Meanwhile, the board exam results may also be released earlier or later than the target date without prior notice.

Schedule of Registration

The schedule of online appointment for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration for the new X-Ray Technologists will be announced by PRC along with official results.

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 May 2021 RadTech and X-Ray Tech licensure exams given by PRC Board of Radiologic Technologist 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

Due to the pandemic, the oathtaking ceremony of the new licensed Radiologic Technologists and X-Ray Technologists 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 X-Ray Tech Board Exams

The two days board exam for RadTech covered the following topics:

  • Radiologic Physics; Equipment and Maintenance; Radiobiology, Radiation Protection and Quality Assurance 20%; 
  • Image Production and Evaluation;
  • Radiographic Procedures and Techniques; and
  • Patient Care, Management, Ethics and Jurisprudence, Human Anatomy and Physiology and Medical Terminologies;

2021 X-Ray Tech Licensure Exam Schedule

Shown below is the schedule for 2021 X-Ray Tech board exams including the opening and deadline of processing.

ProgramOld ScheduleNew ScheduleDates of Application
X-Ray TechApril 11-12, 2021May 16-17, 2021*
X-Ray TechDecember 20-21, 2021N/ASeptember 20, 2021 to November 22, 2021

X-Ray Board Exams Summary (Stats)

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

The previous RadTech board exams was held on July 2019 while the scheduled licensure exam in the year 2020 was postponed due to the pandemic. During these exams, 2,338 out of 4,505 examinees passed.

Kathleen Cleo Jimenez Leonardo from University of Perpetual Help System Dalta – Las Piñas ranked first in the exams garnering a rating of 91.20% followed by Rica Ella Fortaleza from Emillio Aguinaldo College – Dasmariñas and John Mark Licaros Diwan from Dr. P. Ocampo College, both having 91.00%.

Saint Louis University was the top performing school having an overall passing rate of 97.4% followed by University of Makati having 93.44%.

Here is the summary of results for RadTech licensure exams in previous years:

Month of ExamNo. of ExamineesNo. of PassersPassing Rate (%)
July 20192406426.67%
July 20182586625.58%
July 20172486124.60%
July 20162135626.29%
July 20152105325.24%

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 X-Ray Technologist board exams for 2021, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.

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