TOPNOTCHERS: March 2022 Physician Licensure Exam PLE, Top 10

MANILA – The list of topnotchers or the top 10 passers in the March 2022 Physician Licensure Exam (PLE) are available at this website as the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Medicine releases the full results in four (4) working days after the administration of exams.

The March 2022 Physician board exam was conducted on March 6, 7, 13 & 14, 2022 at testing centers located in NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga.

The Board of Medicine is headed by Dr. Eleanor B. Almoro, Chairman and its members, Dr. Godofreda V. Dalmacion, Dr. Zenaida L. Antonio, Dr. Rafael R. Castillo, Dr. Raquel S. Sayo and Dr. Martha O. Nucum.

PLE 2022 Related Results

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 March 2022 Physician board exam top 10 examinees/ topnotchers including the school they’re from as well as their rating. The list is courtesy of PRC.

RankNameSchoolRating (%)
1Linnaeus Louisse Abarrientos CruzUniversity of the Philippines – Manila90.25
2Bradley Ashley Gue OngUniversity of the Philippines – Manila89.00
3Celine Angelica Magadan GarciaDavao Medical School Foundation88.42
4Gabrielle Pagdilao FloresUniversity of the Philippines – Manila87.83
Mitch Roy Balbacal MaristelaUniversity of Santo Tomas87.83
5Benjoe Orlandez CuratoDavao Medical School Foundation87.58
Daryl Manza ObcianaUniversity of Santo Tomas87.58
6Madelaine Johanna Lizardo AbrahamUniversity of Santo Tomas87.33
7Sushmita Mae Rose Ricafuente ContrerasUniversity of Santo Tomas87.25
8Jaikishin Uttmani AhujaEmilio Aguinaldo College – Manila87.08
Ma Phoebe Talves SuboWest Visayas State University – La Paz87.08
9Bryan John Antiquina GonzagaSouthwestern University87.00
10Mary Joeline De Jesus AradaUniversity of Santo Tomas86.67
Mikhael Tan PalaoUniversity of Santo Tomas86.67

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Release of Result

As per PRC Resolution No. 1439 series of 2021 entitled “Schedule of the Licensure Exam for the Year 2022“, the March 2022 Physician licensure exam results will be released on or before March 18, 2022. We also advise everyone to bookmark this page and follow us at our social media channels for the freshest updates on PLE results 2022.

We also advise everyone to bookmark this page and follow us at our social media channels for the freshest updates regarding the PLE results 2022.

Schedule of Registration

The schedule of online appointment for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration for the new Physicians will be held on the following dates:

  • April 11 – 13, 2022
  • April 18 – 22, 2022
  • April 25 – 29, 2022
  • May 4 – 6, 2022

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 Physician 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 Physicians 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.

2022 Physician Licensure Exam Schedule

Shown below is the schedule of exams for the 2022 Physician board exams:

Date of ExamTesting LocationsStart of ApplicationDeadline of Application
March 6, 7, 13 & 14NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro,Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaDecember 6, 2021February 7, 2022
October 21, 22, 28 & 29NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro,Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJuly 21, 2022September 21, 2022


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 Physician board exams for 2022, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.

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4 comments… add one
  • Kenneth Tuballa Zafra Mar 17, 2022 @ 15:54

    Hello Guys! I’m claimen it. Kenneth T. Zafra Topnotch all around. #positiveaura #GoodKarma

  • AnonD Mar 18, 2022 @ 18:59

    Claiming that I am a topnotcher #manifesting

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2022 @ 21:07

    Pakyu kayo mga ulol

    • Anon Mar 18, 2022 @ 23:31

      Lol bagsak siguro to

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