ROOM ASSIGNMENT: July 2017 Optometrist Board Exam

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Optometry released the July 2017 Optometrist room assignments few days before the licensure exam.

The Optometry board exam is scheduled to take place on July 17-19, 2017 (Written) & July 20-21 (Practical) at PRC testing center in Manila.

Optometry is one of the programs with less number of examinees being administered by PRC. On the same exams conducted July 2016, 112 out of 131 examinees passed while on July 2015, 105 out of 114 board exam takers passed.


As posted by PRC, examinees shall bring the following requirements on examination proper. The Notice of Admission (NOA), Official Receipt, Pencils No. 1 or 2/ Black ink ballpen, metered stamped mailing envelope, long brown and plastic/transparent envelopes.

PRC reminds examinees to report before 6:30 in the morning on the said date because late comers will not be admitted, examination fees for late examinees will also be forfeited.

Examinees are advised to verify their application number on the day of examination from room watchers/proctors assigned to the room.


Examinees shall adhere to the attire set by the Professional Regulation Commission.

For theoretical exam, everyone is required to wear uniform or any white attire. For practical exams, below is the specific dress code:

  • Corporate attire or business suit with white blazer and top coat
  • For ladies, no pants, slacks shorts, plunging neckline and spaghetti straps 
  • For men, no denim pants


Below are the detailed program and room assignments for the testing location mentioned in the July 2017 Optometrist board exams, courtesy of PRC:


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