TOPNOTCHERS: September 2021 Physician Licensure Exam PLE, Top 10

MANILA – The list of topnotchers or the top 10 passers in the September 2021 Physician Licensure Exam (PLE) are available at this website as the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Medicine releases the full results in five (5) working days after the administration of exams.

The Physician board exam or the licensure exams for professional doctors were conducted on September 11-12 & 18-19, 2021 at testing centers located at Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Tacloban and Zamboanga 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.

Meanwhile, PLE September 2021 were cancelled at Metro Manila and Tuguegarao pursuant to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) regulations and threats of Typhoon “Kiko”, respectively.

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 September 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 (%)
1Maria Inez Sellado BenedictoWest Visayas State University – La Paz87.83
Jude Philip Pozon CebrecusCebu Institute of Medicine87.83
2Dickson Araza LaudeRemedios T. Romualdez Medical Foundation87.67
3Niño Pimentel EmoclingSaint Louis University87.58
4Justine Mae Manaois GerveroSaint Louis University87.08
5Carl Jay Enad JainarUniversity of Santo Tomas87.00
6Patricia Ann Sayson FrancoSaint Louis University86.92
7Kirk Louie Umali AmandoronCebu Institute of Medicine86.83
8Jan Camille Lorenzana OzaetaDe La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Inst.86.33
Lee-Anne Velasco SanglaySaint Louis University86.33
9Raenald Pascual JulianSaint Louis University86.25
10Brylle Domerson Mendoza TuralbaSaint Louis University86.17

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 physician board exam results are estimated to be released in 3-4 working days or longer, after the last day of board exams or by September 23, 2021.

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.

PRC may also release the Physician board results for September 2021 earlier or later than the estimated date without prior notice.

Schedule of Registration

The schedule of online appointment for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration for the new Physicians will be from October 26-29 up to November 2-3, 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


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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2 comments… add one
  • Jejeh Sep 23, 2021 @ 20:57

    Asa na

  • Anonymous Sep 24, 2021 @ 19:12

    di sie makita

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