PRC Room Assignments for January 2022 Optometrist Licensure Examination (Practical)

Manila, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has announced the room assignments for the January January 24-28, & 31, – February 4, 2022 Optometrists Licensure Examination (Practical) for testing locations in Manila/National Capital Region (NCR), Cebu, Davao, and Rosales, Pangasinan.

The licensure exams for Optometrists (Practical) were administered by PRC and the Board of Optometry headed by its Chairman, Dr. Bernardita A. Garcia, and its members, Dr. Irene Christine C. Peliño and Dr. Mario T. Flores, Jr.

Here are the room assignments for the January 2022 Optometrist Board Exam (Practical), courtesy of PRC:

  • Manila/ NCR – January 24-28, 2022 (Revised Batch 1)

  • Manila / NCR – January 31 – February 4, 2022 (Revised Batch 2)

  • Manil / NCR – February 3&4, 2022 (Batch 2020 Province)

Optometrist Licensure Examination (Practical) Schedule and Coverage

Monday, December 27, 2021SubjectsPERCENTAGE
7:00 AM – 7:45 AMGeneral Instructions and Filling-out of Forms
8:00 AM – 10:00 AMOcular Pharmacology
Special Pharmacology
11:00 AM – 1:00 PMOcular/Visual Biology10%
2:00 PM – 5:00 PMClinical Optometry and Specialty Areas in Optometry15%
Tuesday, December 28, 2021Subjects PERCENTAGE
8:00 AM – 11:00 AMPhysiological Optics, Binocular Vision and Perception
12:00 NN – 3:00 PMPrimary Care and Refraction15%
Wednesday, December 29, 2021Subjects PERCENTAGE
8:00 AM – 10:00 AMOcular Diseases and Ocular Emergencies and Perception
11:00 AM – 1:00 PMEthics, Jurisprudence and Practice Management10%
2:00 PM – 5:00 PMTheoretical and Practical Optics and Opthalmic Dispending including Contact Lenses15%

Practical Performance Test – January 4-7, 10-14, 17-21 & 24-26, 2022.


Examination Attire

  • THEORETICAL – College Uniform or any white attire
  • PRACTICAL – Corporate attire / Business suit with white blazer or top coat (without name tag and/or school patch)
    • Ladies – No pants, slacks, shorts, plunging neckline, spaghetti straps
    • Men – No Denim pants

What to bring?

Don’t forget the following on examination day:

  • Notice of Admission (NOA)
  • Official Receipt
  • Two (2) or more pencils (No. 1 or No. 2)
  • Ball pens with BLACK ink only
  • One (1) piece long brown envelope
  • One (1) piece long transparent/plastic envelope (for keeping your valuables and other allowed items)
  • Health forms
  • Negative RT-PCR Test Results, if applicable, or Certificate of Quarantine

Examinees are not allowed to bring books, notes, or similar items in the examination room. Electronic gadgets such as Apple and Samsung products are not allowed either. Bags of any kind are also not allowed inside the examination premises.

Precautionary Measures

The following precautionary measures shall be observed during the conduct of the December 2021 Optometrist Licensure Examination (Written):

  • Wearing of face mask and face shield
  • Sanitizing using alcohol and hand-based sanitizers whenever necessary
  • Physical Distancing of one (1) meter at all times
  • Those with fever and cold are not allowed to take the exam
  • Observe proper hygiene at all times

Contact PRC

Should you have concerns related to the conduct of the January 2022 Optometrist Licensure Examination (Practical), you may also reach the Professional Regulatory Commission at the following contact details:

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


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