TOPNOTCHERS: October-November 2021 Physician Licensure Exam PLE, Top 10

MANILA – The list of topnotchers or the top 10 passers in the October-November 2021 Physician Licensure Exam (PLE) are available at this website as the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Medicine releases the full results in seven (7) working days after the administration of exams.

The October-November 2021 Physician board exam or the licensure exams for professional doctors were originally scheduled on September 2021 but later re-scheduled pursuant to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) regulations and threats of Typhoon “Kiko”, respectively.

The re-scheduled PLE was conducted on October 30 – 31 & November 1-2, 2021 at testing centers located in Metro Manila and Tuguegarao City, Cagayan by the Board of Medicine 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 2021 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 October-November 2021 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 (%)
1Ian Gabriel Alparaque JuyadUniversity of the Philippines – Manila87.50
2Jian Kenzo Ong LealUniversity of the Philippines – Manila87.42
Geremiah Edison Daniel Cosia LlanesUniversity of the Philippines – Manila87.42
3Alyssa May Bringas MadriagaUniversity of Santo Tomas87.33
4Rae Erica Dumol SamontinaAteneo School of Medicine and Public Health87.08
5Vienne Ducusin PinlacPamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila87.00
6Michael Brian Del Barrio AlvarezUniversity of the Philippines – Manila86.92
Marie Bernadine De La Cruz CaballesUniversity of the Philippines – Manila86.92
Emmanuel Luis Santos MangahasUniversity of Santo Tomas86.92
7Ivan Gabriel Lalic SimpaucoUniversity of Santo Tomas86.83
8Miguel Luis Oñate ArkoncelUniversity of Santo Tomas86.75
9Monina Mica Biscocho CastilloOur Lady of Fatima University – Valenzuela86.58
Stephen Dann Velasco Del RosarioMariano Marcos State University – Batac86.58
10Aldric Mikhail Niu AwUniversity of Santo Tomas86.50
Johnvert Fulgar BataraUniversity of Santo Tomas86.50
Lawrence Raymond Villaflor MarianoUniversity of Santo Tomas86.50
James Michael Gomez SuarezAteneo School of Medicine and Public Health86.50

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Release of Results

Referring to the results of the previous physician 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 October-November 2021 PLE result will be released by November 4-5 or 2-3 working days after the last day of exams. The release of results may also go beyond the target release date.

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

Schedule of Registration

The schedule of online appointment for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration for the new Physicians will be from November 22 to December 16, 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 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.

2021 Physician Licensure Exam Schedule

Shown below is the schedule of exams for the 2021 Physician board exams:

Date of ExamTesting LocationsStart of ApplicationDeadline of Application
March 7, 8, 14 & 15NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro,Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga
September 11, 12, 18, & 19Baguio, Cagayan de Oro,Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Tacloban and ZamboangaJune 11, 2021August 18, 2021
October 30 – 31 & November 1-2, 2021NCR, Tuguegarao


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 2021 and 2022, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.

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  • Johannah Nov 5, 2021 @ 12:27

    What time po ang result?

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