Manila, Philippines– The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has announced that the June 2021 Metallurgical Engineers Licensure Examination (MELE) will be rescheduled to July 2021 pursuant to Resolution No. 1367 (s. 2021).
The PRC and the Board of Metallurgical Engineering will administer the exam in National Capital Region (NCR) and Cagayan de Oro (CDO).
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Quoting from the resolution,
Proclamation No. 1021 (s. 2020) extended the state of calamity in the entire country until September 12, 2021 citing that the number of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) positive cases and deaths continue to rise despite efforts and interventions to contain the same
“President Rodrigo R. Duterte announced the extension of General Community Quarantine (GCQ) “with restrictions” in NCR Plus from June 1 to June 15, 2021 while Cagayan de Oro City was placed under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) starting June 1 to 15, 2021,” PRC said
“due to the imposition of MECQ in Cagayan de Oro, the following situations/problems were encountered by the examinees:
- Difficult cross-border travel from/to their provinces; non-issuance of travel certificates since
the reason for coming to Cagayan de Oro is considered non-essential;
- Bookings in the hotels/inns were already canceled because those will be used for the
isolation of COVID-19 positive cases;
- Scheduled for RT-PCR test were canceled because they are not considered in the priority
- No Public Utility Vehicles (PUVs) available. ” PRC added.
As per PRC announcement, MELE has only 14 examinees in the NCR and 35 examinees in Cagayan De Oro.
Here is the copy of the resolution from the Professional Regulation Commission:
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 community quarantines due to COVID-19.
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