ROOM ASSIGNMENTS: August 2021 Architecture Board Licensure Exams

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) releases the list of room assignments for the August 2021 Architecture Licensure Exam few days before the exams.

The August 2021 Architect board exams will be conducted on August 27 & 29, 2021 at PRC testing centers located at the National Capital Region (NCR), Baguio, Cebu, Davao, Legaspi, Lucena, Pampanga and Zamboanga.

The Board for Architecture is headed by its Chairman, Robert S. Sac and its member, Robert M. Mirafuente.

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Room Assignments for August 2021 Architecture Board Exam

Examinees are advised to verify the room assignments to the links below or through the notices and announcements to be posted at the PRC official website. Here is the room assignments for the August 2021 Architecture licensure exams.

Examinees shall report before 6:00 in the morning on the said date because late comers will not be admitted.

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What to bring on the day of exams?

Here are the things to bring during the examination proper:

  1. Notice of Admission
  2. Official Receipt
  3. One (1) piece of metered-stamped window mailing envelope
  4. Two (2) or more pencils (NO. 2)
  5. Ball pens (black ink only)
  6. One (1) piece long brown envelope
  7. One (1) piece long transparent/plastic envelope (for keeping your valuables and other allowed items)
  8. Health Forms (Pursuant to Memorandum No. 68, series of 2020)
  9. Negative RT-PCR Test Results, if applicable, or Certificate of Quarantine (Pursuant to Memorandum No. 68, series of 2020)
  10. Calculators with the following features only – addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, trigonometric function, logarithm and xy.

What to wear on examination day?

Here are the specified dress codes from PRC:

  • For male examinees, tucked-in white polo shirt with collar (without any seal, logo, or mark); decent pants or slacks
  • For female examinees, tucked-in white blouse or shirt with collar (without any seal, logo, or mark); decent pants or slacks

What are not allowed during board exams?

  • Books, notes, review materials, and other printed materials containing coded information or formulas
  • Programmable calculators
  • Apple, Samsung and other smart watches, cellular phones, ear plugs, transmitters, portable computers, Bluetooth and other electronic devices which may be used for communication purposes;
  • Bags of any kind

Special Instructions

On the second day of the examination (August 29, 2021), every candidate is required to bring the following:

  • Architect scales (English and Metric Scales)
  • 30 x 60 and 45 degree triangles
  • Protractors
  • Calculators with the following features only – addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, trigonometric function, logarithm and xy.
  • Pencils, drawing pens, erasers, and other tools for sketching purposes
  • Graphing paper (used/unused will be surrendered to the room watcher/s after the conduct of examination)
  • Printed copy of Rules VII and VIII of the 2004 Revised IRR of P.D. No. 1096 or the “1977 National Building Code of the Philippines (NBCP)”. The printed copy shall be subject to inspection during the examination. This will be confiscated in the event that any markings are found thereon.

Board exams during the COVID-19 pandemic

The following precautionary health and safety guidelines shall be observed at all times during the conduct of the PRC licensure exams:

  • Wearing of face mask and face shield. Examinees are also required to bring alcohol-based sanitizers.
  • Examination personnel shall be provided with face mask, face shield and latex gloves.
  • Observe physical distancing by maintaining 1-meter distance from one another.
  • Body temperature will be checked using thermal scanner prior to entry at examination premises. Those with fever, colds or cough are not allowed to take the exams. Their payment will not be forfeited and can be used in the next licensure exam.
  • Examinees are advised to bring their food as they will not be allowed to exit the examination room during break time and lunch time.
  • Examinees shall sanitize before entering the examination room, after using the rest room and before distribution of test questionnaires.

PRC added that they will not be responsible of any lost personal belongings.

2021 Architecture Licensure Exam Schedule

Shown below is the schedule of the 2021 Architect board exams:

Date of ExamTesting LocationsStart of ApplicationDeadline of Application
August 27 & 29, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao, Koronadal, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pampanga, Tacloban, and Zamboanga

References

  • PRC Memorandum No. 68 series of 2020 issued on November 6, 2020 entitled “Updated standard guidelines on the strict health protocols to observe in the conduct of licensure examinations during the covid-19 pandemic.
  • Program for Architecture licensure exams for August 2021 from PRC

Questions?

For those who want to clarify something, PRC advised to email them through the Licensure Exam Division at below contacts:

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