TOP 10 PASSERS: December 2017 Principals’ Test, 2017 NQESH Topnotchers

Manila, Philippines – The 2017 Principals’ Test Results formerly known as National Qualifying Examination for School Heads (NQESH) held on December 17, 2017 by the National Educators Academy of the Philippines (NEAP) and Department of Education (DepEd) are released few months after the day examination. Aside from the official list of passers, top 10 examinees, and related announcements are also posted.

Below is the complete list of 2017 Principals’ test top examinees, courtesy of NEAP.



1-2Grant B. GubatanRegion 1
1-2Rhoda O. Dela CruzRegion 4A
3-6Rowena L. Oyo-ARegion 8
3-6Cherryl May A. HongcuayRegion 7
3-6Lope Adrian C. AcapulcoRegion 3
3-6Jenelou John F. IsraelRegion 7
7-9Edwin H. LunaRegion 4A
7-9Domingo R. CuetoRegion 4A
7-9Maria Ruth R. EdradanCARAGA
10-13Wendy Lyn G. ConejarRegion 12
10-13Noime O. VillegasRegion 3
10-13Lovenia D. PansaonRegion 6
10-13Richard U. AysonRegion 3

[Image courtesy of DepEd…]


While most examinees are asking about the possible release date, as mentioned in the main page of this article, it is likely to be out 3-5 months after the examination.

Meanwhile, the above-mentioned date is just target/ estimated timeline, results may be released earlier or later without prior notice.


On the most recent Principals’ Test conducted April 2017, Christian N. Sango from Region 11 ranked first followed by Benedick N. Damaso from Region 3 and Jerome O. Ramirez from Region 7.

On October 2015, Erwin John F. Santos from Region 3 and Garry A. Vacunawa from Region 8 ranked first ganering 186 points or 93.00% rating. They were followed by Sharon B. Angupa from Cordillera Autonomous Region (CAR) having 185 points or 92.50%.

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1 comment… add one
  • Apr 29, 2018 @ 18:42

    when will it be released?

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