TOPNOTCHERS: October 2021 Nutritionist Dietitian Board Exam Results

MANILA – The list of topnotchers or the top 10 examinees in the October 2021 Nutritionist Dietitian board exam are available at this website as the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Nutrition and Dietetics releases the full results in three (3) working days after the administration of exams.

The Nutrition and Dietitian licensure exams were conducted on October 17-18, 2021 in testing centers nationwide including NCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and Zamboanga by the Board of Nutrition and Dietetics headed by its Chairman, Virgith B. Buena and its members, Imelda A. Agdeppa and Rhoda Joy R. Buenviaje.

List of Topnotchers

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 Nutritionist Dietitian top 10 examinees/ topnotchers including the school they’re from as well as their rating. The list is courtesy of PRC.

RankNameSchoolRating (%)
1Chino Kairo Ronquillo SerranoPolytechnic University of the Philippines – Main – Sta. Mesa90.95
2Gabrielle Maeben Carriedo De GuzmanUniversity of the Philippines – Los Baños90.55
3Mark Anthony Nanza ArlanteUniversity of the Philippines – Diliman90.15
4Samantha Grimpula RoqueUniversity of the Philippines – Diliman89.95
5Johna Camille Meneses ElepañoUniversity of the Philippines – Los Baños89.65
6Cariel Esper Perez BunyiUniversity of Perpetual Help System – Laguna89.60
Joseph Reuben Josafat De GuiaUniversity of the Philippines – Los Baños89.60
7Jean Bernadette Estrada BagayanUniversity of the Philippines – Los Baños89.40
8Ma Luisa Avendaño CastelltortFar Eastern University – Nicanor Reyes Med. Found.89.35
9Lorie Cristel Tolentino De LeonUniversity of the Philippines – Los Baños89.30
Gillian Angelu Sy SincoUniversity of the Philippines – Los Baños89.30
10Joyce Marie Oliveros PantorillaUniversity of the Philippines – Los Baños89.25

Nutritionist Dietitian Board Exam 2021 Results Summary

Release of Results

Referring to the results of the previous Nutritionist Dietitian licensure exams, taking into consideration the restrictions brought by the COVID-19 pandemic and the estimated target release date stated in the PRC Resolution No. 1283 series of 2020, the Nutritionist Dietitian board exam results are estimated to be released by October 20, 2021 or two (2) working days after the last day of board exams. However, the results may also be released earlier or later than the target release date without prior notice.

We also advise everyone to bookmark this page and follow us at our social media channels for the freshest updates regarding the Nutrition Dietitian results 2021.

Schedule of Registration

The schedule of online appointment for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration for the new Nutritionist Dietitians will be from November 17 to November 19, 2021.

Initial registrants are advised to register online via PRC official website via https://online.prc.gov.ph/ 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 Nutritionist Dietitian 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 Nutritionists 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 https://online.prc.gov.ph/ 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 Nutritionist Dietitian topnotchers (Top 1) in previous years:

The previous board exams were held on August 2019. During these exams, 968 out of 1,517 (63.81%) successfully passed. Grace Eunice Conwi Salvacion from Adventist University of the Philippines ranked first in the exams garnering a rating of 90.95% followed by Panfila Remedios Destura Buenaseda from Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Main – Sta. Mesa having 90.70%. University of the Philippines (UP) Los Baños and UP Diliman was the top performing schools having 100.00% passing rate.

Month/YearNameSchoolRating
August 2019Grace Eunice Conwi SalvacionAdventist University of the Philippines90.95%
August 2018Melvin Esteban BernardinoColegio de San Juan de Letran – Intramuros90.60%
August 2017Abigail Ringalota CatacutanPolytechnic University – Main Sta. Mesa91.00%
March 2017Pauline Catrina Macabuag VizcarraUniversity of Santo Tomas87.95%

Nutrition Dietitian Licensure Exam Schedule

Shown below is the schedule of the 2021 Nutrition Dietitian licensure exams:

Date of ExamTesting LocationsStart of ApplicationDeadline of Application
October 17-18, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and ZamboangaJuly 16, 2021September 16, 2021

Questions?

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 Nutritionist Dietitian Board Exams for 2021 and 2022, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.

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