TOP 10 Examinees: October 2021 Metallurgical Engineering Board Exam Results

MANILA – The list of topnotchers or the top 10 examinees in the October 2021 Metallurgical Engineer Licensure Exams (MELE) are at this website as soon as the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Metallurgical Engineering releases the full results in three (3) working days after the administration of exams.

The Metallurgical Engineer licensure exams were conducted on October 2-4, 2021 in testing centers nationwide including NCR and Cagayan de Oro by the Board of Metallurgical Engineering headed by its Chairman, Agustin M. Fudolig, Chairman and its member, Juancho Pablo S. Calvez.

Metallurgical Engineer 2021 Results Summary

PRC recognizes the top 10 examinees who garnered the highest examination ratings in any of its administered licensure exam. Shown below is the complete list of October 2021 Metallurgical Engineering top 10 examinees/ topnotchers including the school they’re from as well as their rating. The list is courtesy of PRC.

RankNameSchoolRating (%)
1Agustin Domic Escaño LaplanaUniversity of the Philippines – Diliman86.85
2Bien Alexis Miranda FigarolaUniversity of the Philippines – Diliman84.55
3Kezia Charity Escleto RoseroUniversity of the Philippines – Diliman81.65
4Kasel Villafuerte BalubalUniversity of the Philippines – Diliman80.70
5Jolina Castro PagulayanUniversity of the Philippines – Diliman80.20

When is the release of MELE results?

As per PRC Resolution No. 1283 series of 2020, the target release of October 2021 Metallurgical Engineering board exam results will be by October 6, 2021 or two (2) working days after the last day of exams. However, it may also be posted earlier or later than the target release date without prior notice/announcements.

We also advise the Metallurgical Engineer exam 2021 takers to keep tuning in here for freshest updates. You may also follow us at our social media channels and bookmark this page.

Schedule of Registration

The schedule of online appointment for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration for the new Metallurgical Engineers will be on October 28, 2021.

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 verification of ratings and test results for the Metallurgical Engineering licensure exams 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 Ceremonies

Due to the pandemic, the oathtaking ceremony for the newly Licensed Metallurgical Engineers 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.

Previous Topnotchers

Here is the list of Metallurgical Engineering topnotchers (Top 1) in previous years:

July 2021John Karlo Esguerra MercadoUniversity of the Philippines – Diliman87.05%
October 2019Earl Dave Madridondo TulabingMindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology86.15%
October 2018Dah Tur Madayan SilaoMindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology88.60%
Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology88.95%

MELE Schedule

Shown below is the schedule of the 2021 Metallurgical Engineering licensure exams:

ScheduleLocationDates of Application
July 5-7, 2021NCR, Cagayan de OroMarch 8 to May 7, 2021
October 2-4, 2021NCR, Cagayan de OroJuly 2 to September 2, 2021


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 Licensure Exam for Metallurgical Engineers for 2021 and 2022, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.

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