prc schedule of board exams 2021

PRC releases new schedule of board exams for 2021

The Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC) announces the schedule of licensure exams for 2021 on its official website.

In Resolution no.1283, series of 2020 entitled SCHEDULE OF LICENSURE EXAMINATIONS FOR the YEAR 2021 which includes the opening of online processing, deadlines for filing of applications, practical examinations, target dates of release of examination results, and Special Professional Licensure Examinations (SPLE).

PRC new schedule of board exams for 2021

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 NAME OF EXAMINATIONDATE/SOF EXAMDAY/SPLACE/SOPENING OF ONLINE PROCESSINGDEADLINE IN FILING OF APPLICATIONS
JANUARY
1MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTS21 & 22Th, FNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pampanga, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaFor approved examinees of March and August 2020 Medical Technologists licensure exam only
2SANITARY ENGINEERS25, 26 & 27M, T, WNCROctober 26, 2020December 28, 2020
3ARCHITECTS29 & 31F, SuNCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao, Legaspi, Lucena and ZamboangaOctober 29, 2020December 28, 2020
FEBRUARY
4VETERINARIANS2, 3 & 4T, W, ThNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao and TuguegaraoNovember 3, 2020January 5, 2021
5PHYSICAL THERAPISTS7 & 8Su, MNCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and PampangaNovember 9, 2020January 8, 2021
6OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS7 & 8Su, MNCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and PampangaNovember 9, 2020January 8, 2021
7SOCIAL WORKERS10, 11 & 12W, Th, FNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaNovember 10, 2020January 11, 2021
8REAL ESTATE CONSULTANTS(WRITTEN)14SuNCRNovember 16, 2020January 14, 2021
9REAL ESTATE CONSULTANTS(REVALIDA)15 – 19M – FNCR
10GEOLOGISTS16, 17 & 18T, W, ThNCRNovember 16, 2020January 18, 2021
11MASTER PLUMBERS20 & 21Sa, SuNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, and TaclobanNovember 20, 2020January 20, 2021
12PSYCHOLOGISTS23 & 24T, WNCRNovember 23, 2020January 25, 2021
13MECHANICAL ENGINEERS27 & 28Sa, SuNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban and ZamboangaNovember 27, 2020January 27, 2021
14CERTIFIED PLANT MECHANICS27 & 28Sa, SuNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban and ZamboangaNovember 27, 2020January 27, 2021
MARCH
15QUALIFYING ASSESSMENT FOR FOREIGN MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS5 & 12F, FNCRDecember 4, 2020February 5, 2021
16PHYSICIANS7, 8, 14 & 15Su, M,Su, MNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro,Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaDecember 7, 2020February 8, 2021
17RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS10 & 11W, ThNCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and ZamboangaDecember 10, 2020February 10, 2021
18MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTS17 & 18W, ThNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaDecember 17, 2020February 17, 2021
19OPTOMETRISTS (WRITTEN)21, 22 & 23Su, M, TNCRDecember 21, 2020February 22, 2021
20OCULAR PHARMACOLOGISTS21SuNCRDecember 21, 2020February 22, 2021
21PROFESSIONAL TEACHERS28SuNCR, All Regional Offices, Zamboanga, Bacolod, Cauayan, Dumaguete, Catanduanes, Occidental Mindoro, Palawan, Romblon, Catarman, Jolo, Sulu, Tawi-tawi, Kidapawan and LaoagFor approved examinees of March and September 2020 Professional Teachers licensure exam only
APRIL
22MIDWIVES7 & 8W, ThNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJanuary 7, 2021March 8, 2021
23RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGSTS11 & 12Su, MNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJanuary 11, 2021March 11, 2021
24X-RAY TECHNOLOGISTS11 & 12Su, MNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJanuary 11, 2021March 11, 2021
25ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS14 & 15W, ThNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJanuary 14, 2021March 15, 2021
26ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS16FNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJanuary 14, 2021March 15, 2021
27REAL ESTATE BROKERS18SuNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi and TaclobanJanuary 18, 2021March 18, 2021
28REGISTEREDELECTRICAL ENGINEERS20 & 21T, WNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJanuary 20, 2021March 22, 2021
29REGISTEREDMASTER ELECTRICIANS22ThNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJanuary 20, 2021March 22, 2021
30PHARMACISTS25 & 26Su, MNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJanuary 25, 2021March 25, 2021
31OPTOMETRISTS (PRACTICAL)27, 28,29 &  30T – FNCR
MAY
32CIVIL ENGINEERS2 & 3Su, MNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaDecember 18, 2020March 18, 2021
33DENTISTS (WRITTEN)5, 6 & 7W, Th, FNCR and BaguioFebruary 5, 2021April 5, 2021
34CHEMICAL ENGINEERS11, 12 & 13T, W, ThNCR, Baguio and CebuFebruary 11, 2021April 12, 2021
35CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS16, 17, & 23Su, M, SNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaDecember 28, 2020March 31, 2021
36DENTAL HYGIENISTS (WRITTEN)19WNCRFebruary 19, 2021April 19, 2021
37DENTAL HYGIENISTS (PRACTICAL)20ThNCR
38DENTISTS (PRACTICAL)25, 26, 27 & 28T – FNCRFebruary 26, 2021April 26, 2021For takers of practical exam only
39NURSES30 & 31Su, MNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and ZamboangaMarch 2, 2021April 30, 2021
JUNE
40REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS2WNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Pagadian, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaMarch 2, 2021May 3, 2021
41PHYSICAL THERAPISTS5 & 6Sa, SuNCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and PampangaMarch 5, 2021May 5, 2021
42OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS5 & 6Sa, SuNCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and PampangaMarch 5, 2021May 5, 2021
43NAVAL ARCHITECTS AND MARINE ENGINEERS7, 8, & 9M, T, WNCRMarch 8, 2021May 7, 2021
44METALLURGICAL ENGINEERS7, 8, & 9M, T, WNCR and Cagayan de OroMarch 8, 2021May 7, 2021
45CRIMINOLOGISTS13, 14 & 15,Su, M, TNCR, Baguio, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cauayan, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Palawan, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, Zamboanga and Kidapawan January 13, 2021April 13, 2021
46ARCHITECTS25 & 27F, Su NCR , Baguio, Cebu, Davao, Legaspi, Lucena, Pampanga and ZamboangaMarch 25, 2021May 25, 2021
47INTERIOR DESIGNERS29, 30, &JULY 1T, W, Th NCRMarch 29, 2021May 31, 2021
JULY
48LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS6 & 7T, WNCRApril 6, 2021June 7, 2021
49MINING ENGINEERS12, 13 & 14M, T, WNCR, Baguio, Cebu and DavaoApril 12, 2021June 14, 2021
50MASTER PLUMBERS18 & 19Su, MNCR, Baguio, CDO, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, and TaclobanApril 19, 2021June 18, 2021
51REAL ESTATE BROKERS21WNCR, Cagayan de Oro, Davao and TaclobanApril 21, 2021June 21, 2021
52ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNERS27 & 28T, WNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian and TaclobanApril 27, 2021June 28, 2021
AUGUST
53PSYCHOMETRICIANS1 & 2Su, MNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaMay 3, 2021July 1, 2021
54VETERINARIANS4, 5 & 6W, Th, FNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao and TuguegaraoMay 4, 2021July 5, 2021
55NUTRITIONISTS-DIETITIANS9 & 10M, TNCR, Baguio, Cebu Davao and ZamboangaMay 10, 2021July 9, 2021
56FORESTERS12 & 13Th, FNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaMay 12, 2021July 12, 2021
57MECHANICAL ENGINEERS15 & 16Su, MNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban and ZamboangaMay 14, 2021July 15, 2021
58CERTIFIED PLANT MECHANICS15 & 16Su, MNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban and ZamboangaMay 14, 2021July 15, 2021
59GUIDANCE COUNSELORS18 & 19W, ThNCR, Cagayan de Oro and CebuMay 18, 2021July 19, 2021
60MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTS21 & 22Sa, Su NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaMay 21, 2021July 21, 2021
61SOCIAL WORKERS24, 25 & 26T, W, ThNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Koronadal, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaMay 24, 2021July 26, 2021
SEPTEMBER
62SANITARY ENGINEERSAug. 31, 1, & 2T, W, ThNCRMay 31, 2021August 2, 2021
63REGISTEREDELECTRICAL ENGINEERS4 & 5Sa, SuNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJune 4, 2021August 4, 2021
64REGISTEREDMASTER ELECTRICIANS6MNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJune 4, 2021August 6, 2021
65LIBRARIANS8 & 9W, ThNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban and TuguegaraoJune 8, 2021August 9, 2021
66PHYSICIANS11, 12,18, & 19Sa, Su,Sa, SuNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro,Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJune 11, 2021August 11, 2021
67QUALIFYING ASSESSMENT FOR FOREIGN MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS13 & 20M, MNCRJune 11, 2021August 13, 2021
68RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS15 & 16W, ThNCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and ZamboangaJune 15, 2021August 16, 2021
69REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS22WNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Pagadian, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJune 22, 2021August 23, 2021
70PROFESSIONAL TEACHERS26SuNCR, Baguio, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cauayan, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Palawan, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, Zamboanga and Kidapawan April 5, 2021July 28, 2021
71AGRICULTURAL & BIOSYSTEMSENGINEERS29 & 30W, ThNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Legaspi, Koronadal and TuguegaraoJune 29, 2021August 31, 2021
OCTOBER
72CHEMICAL ENGINEERS2, 3 & 4Sa, Su, MNCR, Baguio and CebuJuly 2, 2021September 2, 2021
73METALLURGICAL ENGINEERS2, 3 & 4Sa, Su, MNCR and Cagayan de OroJuly 2, 2021September 2, 2021
74GEODETIC ENGINEERS6 & 7W, ThNCR, Baguio, Cebu and TuguegaraoJuly 6, 2021September 6, 2021
75FISHERIES TECHNOLOGISTS6 & 7W, ThNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJuly 6, 2021September 6, 2021
76CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS9, 10 & 16Sa, Su, SaNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao  and ZamboangaMay 25, 2021August 25, 2021
77OPTOMETRISTS (WRITTEN)12, 13 &  14T, W, ThNCRJuly 12, 2021September 13, 2021
78OCULAR PHARMACOLOGISTS12TNCRJuly 12, 2021September 13, 2021
79OPTOMETRISTS (PRACTICAL)18, 19,20, & 21M – ThNCR
80ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS23 & 24Sa, SuNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJuly 23, 2021September 23, 2021
81ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS25MNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJuly 23, 2021September 23, 2021
82CHEMISTS27 & 28W, ThNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro and CebuJuly 27, 2021September 27, 2021
83CHEMICAL TECHNICIANS29FNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro and CebuJuly 29, 2021September 29, 2021
NOVEMBER
84CUSTOMS BROKERS3 & 4W, ThNCR, Cebu and DavaoAugust 3, 2021October 4, 2021
85MIDWIVES6 & 7Sa, SuNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and ZamboangaAugust 6, 2021October 6, 2021
86AGRICULTURISTS9, 10, & 11T, W, ThNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaAugust 9, 2021October 11, 2021
87CIVIL ENGINEERS13 & 14Sa, SuNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJune 29, 2021September 29, 2021
88AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERS16, 17, & 18T, W, ThNCRAugust 16, 2021October 18, 2021
89 GEOLOGISTS16, 17, & 18T, W, ThNCRAugust 16, 2021October 18, 2021
90NURSES20 & 21Sa, SuNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaAugust 20, 2021October 20, 2021
91PHARMACISTS25 & 26Th, FNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaAugust 25, 2021October 25, 2021
DECEMBER
92DENTISTS (WRITTEN)1, 2, & 3W, Th, FNCR and BaguioSeptember 1, 2021November 3, 2021
93PHYSICAL THERAPISTS5 & 6Su, MNCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and PampangaSeptember 6, 2021November 5, 2021
94OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS5 & 6Su, MNCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and PampangaSeptember 6, 2021November 5, 2021
95DENTAL TECHNOLOGISTS (WRITTEN)8WNCRSeptember 8, 2021November 8, 2021
96DENTAL TECHNOLOGISTS (PRACTICAL)9 & 10Th, FNCR
97REAL ESTATE CONSULTANTS (WRITTEN)9ThNCRSeptember 9, 2021November 9, 2021
98CRIMINOLOGISTS12, 13 & 14Su, M, TNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga  July 13, 2021October 13, 2021
99DENTISTS (PRACTICAL)16, 17, 18 & 19Th, F, Sa, SuNCRSeptember 16, 2021November 16, 2021For takers of practical exam only
100RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGSTS20 & 21M, TNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaSeptember 20, 2021November 22, 2021
101X-RAY TECHNOLOGISTS20 & 21M, TNCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaSeptember 20, 2021November 22, 2021

Filing of applications, including the submissions of all the required and supporting documents at the Regional Offices and Offsite Service Centers shall be within the period indicated in the schedule.

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The deadline for filing of application is final and shall be strictly implemented; hence, no extension shall be entertained or considered, except when deadlines fall on legal or regular holidays and non-working holidays. In the said case, the deadline shall be automatically moved onto the immediately succeeding working day.


No changes in the schedule shall be made without prior approval of the Commission. The Professional Regulatory Boards are further advised that their duties and responsibilities pertaining to the conduct of the licensure examinations shall take precedence over all their other functions. As such, they are strictly enjoined to observe the schedule of activities, as shown in the above matrix.

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