Civil Engineering Board Exam Schedule 2023, Requirements

To be a Registered Civil Engineer in the Philippines, you need to pass the Licensure Examination conducted by the Professional Regulation Commission. The Civil Engineering Licensure Exam is conducted twice a year.

We will talk about the Schedule, Coverage, Requirements, and other important details you need to know.


Civil Engineering Licensure Exam Schedule 2023

The PRC releases the schedule of Board Exams for the year 2023.

For Civil Engineering, the date of the exam is the following: April 23-24, 2023, and November 17-18, 2023. Check the table for the Schedule of the Civil Engineering Board Exam including the start of the online application and the deadline.

First Batch

Name of ExamDateTesting LocationsStart of ApplicationDeadline of Application

Civil Engineering/ CELE
April 23 & 24, 2023NCR, Baguio, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Calapan, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, Zamboanga, and PalawanJanuary 23, 2023March 24, 2023

Second Batch

Civil Engineers/ CELENovember 17 & 18, 2023NCR, Baguio, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Calapan, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, Zamboanga, and PalawanAugust 17, 2023October 18, 2023

Civil Engineering Board Exam Requirements

You must be a Graduate of Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from a PRC-recognized institution to be able to take the CE Licensure Exam. Additionally, you should be at least 21 years old, a Filipino Citizen with good moral character, and must not have been convicted of a crime involving moral turpitude.

Here are the CE Board Exam Requirements you need to prepare:

  • NSO / PSA Birth Certificate
  • NSO / PSA Marriage Contract (for married female applicants)
  • Transcript of Records with scanned picture and Remarks “For Board Examination Purposes”
  • Valid NBI Clearance (First Timers & Repeaters)
  • Two (2) Certificates of Good Moral Character from any 2 of the following:
    • Barangay
    • Church
    • School
    • Employer
  • Payment:
    • P900.00 – complete
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Civil Engineering Board Exam Subjects Coverage

The following subject areas will be covered in the two days of the civil engineering licensing examination:

1. Surveying, Mathematics, and Transportation Engineering (35%)

  • Plane, Algebra, and Spherical Trigonometry
  • Descriptive, Analytics, and Solid Geometry
  • Integral and Differential Calculus
  • Highway and Railroad Surveying
  • Hydrographic Surveying and Plane Topographic
  • Design and Constructions of Highway and Railroads, Piers, Ports, and Wharves

2. Hydraulics and Geotechnical Engineering (30%)

  • Fluid Properties
  • Hydrostatic Pressures
  • Fluid Flow
  • Flotation and Buoyancy
  • Relative Equilibrium of Liquids
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Water Supply Soil Properties
  • Classification of Soils
  • Fluid Flow through Soil Mass
  • Stresses in Soil Mass
  • Soil Tests and Strength
  • Bearing Capacity
  • Compaction
  • Consolidation and Settlement
  • Lateral Earth Pressures
  • Slope Stability

3. Construction and Structural Engineering (35%)

  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Theory of Structures
  • Design and Analysis of Concrete, Steel, Timber Structures, and Foundations with the application of the governing Codes of Practice

To pass the Civil Engineering Board Exam you should have an overall grade of 70% on each subject and without a score of 50% below.

How to apply for the Civil Engineering Board Exam?

The application will be done online at PRC LERIS. Go to to apply. You may want to see our guide on how to register on PRC LERIS. Applicants are also advised to pay through Landbank (i-access), PayMaya, or UCPB(over the counter). After your application, you can go to the PRC office to submit all the requirements needed.