PRC Board Exams 2021: New Schedule

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission has announced the postponement of numerous board licensure exams in 2021 due to the extension of community quarantines in various areas around the country.

Among the board exams which were postponed are Licensure Exam for Teachers, Certified Public Accountant, Civil Engineering board exams and Dentist board exams.

Most of the exams were re-scheduled on the third and fourth quarter of 2021 but no assurance if these will still pursue due to COVID-19.

As of this writing, the latest board exam which was postponed is the Nursing Licensure Exam (NLE). It was originally scheduled on May 2021 and now re-scheduled on November 21 & 22, 2021.

Here are the complete list of board exams which were postponed and later re-scheduled sometime in the year 2021 and 2022.

ProgramOld SchedulePlacesNew ScheduleOpening of Online ProcessingDeadline in filing of Application
Medical TechnologistJanuary 21 & 22NCR, 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 onlyFor approved examinees of March and August 2020 Medical Technologists licensure exam only
Sanitary Engineers25, 26 & 27NCRAugust 31, September 1 & 2, 2021May 31, 2021August 2, 2021
ArchitectsJune 25 & 27, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao, Legaspi, Lucena and ZamboangaAugust 27 & 29, 2021October 29, 2020
December 28, 2021
VeterinariansFebruary 2, 3 & 4, 2021
Augusts 4-6, 2021
NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao and TuguegaraoNovember 3, 2020
May 4, 2021
January 5, 2020

July 5, 2021
Physical TherapistsRescheduled to June 5 & 6, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and PampangaNovember 9, 2020January 8, 2021
Occupational TherapistsRescheduled to June 5 & 6, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and PampangaNovember 10, 2020January 11, 2021
Social WorkersFebruary 10, 11 & 12NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Koronadal, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaAugust 24-26, 2021May 24, 2021July 26, 2021
Real Estate Consultants
(WRITTEN)
February 14, 2021NCRJuly 21, 2021November 16, 2020January 14, 2021
Real Estate Consultants
(REVALIDA)
February 15-19, 2021NCRJuly 22-26, 2021
GeologistFebruary 16, 17 & 18, 2021NCRNovember 16-18, 2021August 16, 2021October 18, 2021
Master PlumbersFebruary 20 & 21, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, and TaclobanJuly 18 & 19, 2021November 20, 2020January 20, 2021
PsychologistsFebruary 23 & 24, 2021NCRAugust 1 & 2, 2021November 23, 2020January 25, 2021
Mechanical EngineersFebruary 27 & 28, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban and ZamboangaAugust 15 & 16, 2021May 14, 2021July 15, 2021
Certified Plant MechanicsFebruary 27 & 28, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban and ZamboangaAugust 15 & 16, 2021May 14, 2021July 15, 2021
Qualifying assessment for Foreign Medical ProfessionalsMarch 5 & 12, 2021NCRSeptember 13 & 20, 2021June 11, 2021August 13, 2021
PhysiciansMarch 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro,Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaSeptember 11, 12, 18 & 19, 2021June 11, 2021August 11, 2021
Respiratory TherapistsMarch 10 & 11, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and ZamboangaSeptember 15 & 16, 2021June 15, 2021August 16, 2021
Medical TechnologistsMarch 17 & 18, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaAugust 21 & 22, 2021

May 21,
2021

July 21,
2021
Optometrists
(Written)
March 21, 22 & 23, 2021NCROctober 12-14, 2021July 12, 2021September 13, 2021
Ocular PhamacologistsMarch 21, 2021NCROctober 12, 2021July 12, 2021September 13, 2021
Professional TeachersMarch 28, 2021NCR, All Regional Offices, Zamboanga, Bacolod, Cauayan, Dumaguete, Catanduanes, Occidental Mindoro, Palawan, Romblon, Catarman, Jolo, Sulu, Tawi-tawi, Kidapawan and LaoagSep 26, 2021
(1st Batch)
Jan 30, 2022
(2nd Batch)
Mar 27, 2022
(3rd Batch)
June 26, 2022 (4th Batch)
For approved examinees of March and September 2020 Professional Teachers licensure exam onlyFor approved examinees of March and September 2020 Professional Teachers licensure exam only
MidwivesApril 7 & 8, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaNovember 7 & 8, 2021January 7,
2021
March 8,
2021
Radiologic Technologist (RadTech)April 11-12, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaMay 16-17, 2021January 11, 2021March 11, 2021
X-Ray TechnologistApril 11-12, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaMay 16-17, 2021January 11, 2021March 11, 2021
Electronics EngineersApril 14 & 15, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaOctober 24 & 25, 2021July 23, 2021September 23, 2021
Electronics TechniciansApril 16, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaOctober 26, 2021January 14,
2021
March 15,
2021
Real Estate BrokersApril 18, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi and TaclobanJuly 21, 2021January 18, 2021March 18, 2021
Registered Electrical Engineer (REE)April 20-21, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaSeptember 5-6, 2021January 20, 2021March 22, 2021
Registered Master Electrician (RME)April 22, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaSeptember 7, 2021January 20, 2021March 22, 2021
PharmacistsApril 25 & 26, 2021Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Iloilo, Legazpi, Pagadian, Rosales and ZamboangaJanuary 25, 2021March 25, 2021
PharmacistsNCR, Baguio, Davao, Lucena, Tacloban and TuguegaraoJune 29 & 30, 2021
Optometrists
(Practical)
April 27, 28, 29 & 30, 2021NCROctober 18, 19, 20 & 21, 2021
Civil Engineers (CE)May 2 & 3, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaNovember 14 & 15, 2021June 29, 2021September 29, 2021
Dentist
(Written Phase)
May 5-7, 2021NCR and BaguioNovember 28-30, 2021February 5, 2021April 5, 2021
Chemical EngineerMay 11-13, 2021
October 2-4, 2021
NCR, Baguio and CebuOctober 3-5, 2021July 2, 2021September 2, 2021
Certified Public Accountants (CPALE)May 16, 17, & 23, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaOctober 10, 11, and 12, 2021May 25, 2021August 25, 2021
Dental Hygienist (Written Phase)May 19, 2021NCRNovember 23, 2021February 19, 2021April 19, 2021
Dental Hygienist (Practical Phase)May 20, 2021NCRNovember 24, 2021
Dentists
(Practical Phase)
May 25-28, 2021NCRDecember 1-4 & 7-10, 2021February 26, 202April 26, 2021
For takers of
 practical exam only
Nurse (NLE)May 30 & 31, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and ZamboangaNovember 21 & 22, 2021

August 20, 2021

October 20, 2021
Real Estate AppraisersJune 2, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Pagadian, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaSeptember 22, 2021June 22, 2021August 23, 2021
Physical TherapistJune 5-6, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and PampangaDecember 5 & 6, 2021
March 5, 2021
May 5, 2021
Occupational TherapistsJune 5-6, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and PampangaDecember 5 & 6, 2021September 6, 2021November 5, 2021
Naval Architects and Marine EngineersJune 7-9, 2021
NCR

March 8, 2021
May 7, 2021
Metallurgical EngineersJune 7-9, 2021NCR and Cagayan de OroOctober 2-4, 2021July 2, 2021September 2, 2021
CriminologistsJune 13-15, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga  

December 12, 13 & 14, 2021July 13, 2021October 13, 2021
ArchitectsJune 25 & 27, 2021NCR , Baguio, Cebu, Davao, Legaspi, Lucena, Pampanga and ZamboangaAugust 27 & 29, 2021March 25, 2021May 25, 2021
Interior DesignersJune 29, 30 & July 1, 2021NCRRescheduled to 2022March 29, 2021May 31, 2021
NursesJuly 3 & 4, 2021Manila, All Regional Offices and Zamboanga
Landscape ArchitectsJuly 6 & 7, 2021NCRRescheduled to 2022
April 6, 2021
June 7, 2021
Mining ArchitectsJuly 12-14, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cebu and Davao
April 12, 2021
June 14, 2021
Environmental PlannersJuly 27 & 28, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian and TaclobanApril 27, 2021June 28, 2021
Nutritionists-DietitiansAugust 9-10, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cebu Davao and ZamboangaOctober 17, & 18, 2021May 10, 2021July 9, 2021
ForesterAugust 12-13, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaOctober 20-21, 2021May 12, 2021July 12, 2021
Guidance CounselorsAugust 18 & 19, 2021NCR, Cagayan de Oro and CebuMay 18, 2021July 19, 2021
LibrariansSeptember 8 & 9, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban and TuguegaraoJune 8, 2021August 9, 2021
Agricultural & Biosystems EngineersSeptember 29 & 30, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Legaspi, Koronadal and TuguegaraoJune 29, 2021August 31, 2021
Geodetic EngineersOctober 6 & 7, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cebu and TuguegaraoJuly 6, 2021September 6, 2021
Fisheries TechnologistsOctober 6 & 7, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJuly 6, 2021September 6, 2021
ChemistsOctober 25, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga
July 23,
2021
September 23, 2021
Chemical TechniciansOctober 29, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro and CebuJuly 29, 2021September 29, 2021
Customs BrokersNovember 3 & 4, 2021NCR, Cebu and DavaoAugust 3, 2021October 4, 2021
AgriculturistNovember 9-11, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaAugust 9, 2021October 11, 2021
Aeronautical EngineersNovember 16-18, 2021NCRAugust 16, 2021October 18, 2021
PharmacistsNovember 25-26, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaAugust 25, 2021October 25, 2021
Dentist
(Written Phase)
December 1-3, 2021NCR and BaguioSeptember 1, 2021November 3, 2021
Physical TherapistsDecember 5-6, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and PampangaSeptember 6, 2021November 5, 2021
Dental Technologist (Practical Phase)December 9-10, 2021NCRDecember 17-18, 2021
Dental Technologist (Written Phase)December 16, 2021
NCR
September 8, 2021November 8, 2021
Real Estate Consultants
(Written)
December 9, 2021NCRSeptember 9, 2021November 9, 2021
Dentists
(Practical)
December 16-19, 2021NCRSeptember 16, 2021November 16, 2021
For takers of
 practical exam only
Radiologic Technologist (RadTech)December 20-21, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaSeptember 20, 2021November 22, 2021
X-Ray TechnologistDecember 20-21, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaSeptember 20, 2021November 22, 2021

Contact PRC

Should you have concerns related to the Environmental Planner Licensure Examination, you may also reach the Professional Regulation Commission at the following contact details:

PRC Licensure Exam Division: [email protected] / [email protected]
Facebook: @professionalregulationcommission
Twitter: @PRC_main

Questions?

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3 comments… add one
  • Myra Manalo Jun 10, 2021 @ 11:45

    When po ang online processing ng Physical therapy board exam sa December? March to May po kase nakalagay don tnx.

    • Nathan Apigo Jun 13, 2021 @ 22:14

      Hi Myra Manalo, As per PRC announcement, the start of online processing for Physical therapy board examination will be scheduled on September 6, 2021 and the deadline of filling the application will be on November 6, 2021. Thank you and God bless.

  • Kate Xyreene Balicha Jun 26, 2021 @ 0:39

    Kailan po ang board exam for Agricultural Engineering. ❤️❤️❤️

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