TOPNOTCHERS: September 2021 Respiratory Therapist Licensure Exam RTLE, Top 10

MANILA – The list of topnotchers or the top 10 passers in the September 2021 Respiratory Therapy Licensure Exam (RTLE) are available at this website as the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Respiratory Therapist releases the full results in two (2) working days after the administration of exams.

The Respiratory Therapy board exams were conducted on September 15 & 16, 2021 at testing centers located at Baguio, Cebu, Davao and Zamboanga by the Board of Respiratory Therapist headed by Julita V. Toledo, Chairman and its members, Senen O. Teope and Jesus M. Espinas.

Meanwhile, LERT/ RTLE September 2021 were postponed at Metro Manila pursuant to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) regulations.

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

RankNameSchoolRating (%)
1Neil Lester Mansueto DeocampoSan Pedro College – Davao City85.25
2Argie Go CotiamcoPerpetual Help College of Manila84.50
3Shayra Arab AldaniUniversidad De Zamboanga84.25
Cerhane Samson PangcalanSaint Jude College – Manila84.25
4Peach Mangubat TaboradaPerpetual Help College of Manila84.00
5Erika Faith Pomperada GloriaPerpetual Help College of Manila83.75
Christalyn Guanzo MagnoPines City College83.75
Kristina Casandra Cortez OngjocoCentral Luzon Doctor’s Hospital Educ. Institution83.75
6Harryzon Daan MontecalvoSan Pedro College – Davao City83.50
7Ivy Tiangge LinoPines City College83.25
8Kissy Divine Balbutin CarnableSan Pedro College – Davao City83.00
Tara Monsanto LupinaSan Pedro College – Davao City83.00
9Derrick Joseph Fortich GramataSan Pedro College – Davao City82.50
Patricia Biteranta NaoePines City College82.50
Manuel Razon SantosCentral Luzon Doctor’s Hospital Educ. Institution82.50
10Daña Villegas SarmientoThe Good Samaritan Colleges – Cabanatuan City82.25

LERT 2021 Related Results

Release of Results

Referring to the results of the previous respiratory therapy 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 respiratory therapist board exam results are estimated to be released in 2-3 working days or longer, after the last day of board exams or by September 20, 2021.

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

PRC may also release the Physical Theraphy 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 Respiratory Therapists are specified along with official results.

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 Respiratory Therapy 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 Respiratory Therapists 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 Respiratory Therapy Licensure Exam Schedule

Shown below is the schedule of the 2021 Respiratory Therapist licensure exams:

Date of ExamTesting LocationsStart of ApplicationDeadline of Application
September 15 & 16NCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and ZamboangaJune 15, 2021August 16, 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 Respiratory Therapist board exams for 2021 and 2022, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.

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