The Professional Regulation Commission with the Board of Mechanical Engineering conducts the Mechanical Engineering Board Exam twice a year.
To be a Mechanical Engineer in the Philippines, you need to pass the same Licensure Examination. But first, we will be talking about the requirements, application, schedule, and coverage of the exam.
ME Licensure Exam Schedule 2024
The PRC announces the Board Exam Schedule for 2024.
For Mechanical Engineering, it is set on February 20, 21 & 22, 2024 in different testing centers nationwide. While the second batch is due on August 16, 17 & 18, 2024. Refer to the table below for complete details.
|Date of Exam||Start of Application||Deadline of Application||Testing Centers||Expected Release of Results|
|February 20, 21 & 22, 2024||November 20, 2023||January 22, 2024||NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban and Zamboanga||February 27, 2024|
|August 16, 17 & 18, 2024||May 15, 2024||July 15, 2024||NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Calapan, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legazpi, Lucena, Palawan, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, and Zamboanga||August 23, 2024|
Mechanical Engineering Board Exam Requirements
The first qualification is to be a graduate with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in MECHANICAL ENGINEERING to take the exam. Next are the needed requirements and the payment:
- 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)
- P900.00 *After three (3) failures, REST one (1) year
Mechanical Engineering Board Exam Coverage
The exam is composed of the following subjects/topics:
- INDUSTRIAL AND POWER PLANT ENGINEERING
- MATHEMATICS, ENGINEERING ECONOMICS, AND BASIC ENGINEERING SERVICES
- MACHINE DESIGN, MATERIALS, AND SHOP PRACTICE
What Calculator is allowed?
ONLY ONE (1) NON-PROGRAMMABLE CALCULATOR SHALL BE ALLOWED INSIDE THE EXAMINATION ROOM. CALCULATORS SHALL BE INSPECTED
How to apply for the Mechanical Engineering Board Exam?
The application will be done online at PRC LERIS. Go to https://online2.prc.gov.ph/ 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.