TOP 10: Nurse Licensure Exam (NLE) November 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has announced the complete list of top 10 examinees/topnotchers for the November 2021 Nurses Licensure Exam (NLE) 12 working days after the exams.

PRC announces that 6,086 out of 11,828 passed the Nurse Licensure Examination.

The licensure exams for professional nurses were administered by the PRC and the Board of Professional Nursing (BON) headed by its Chairman, Glenda S. Arquiza, and its members, Carmelita C. Divinagracia, Gloria B. Arcos, Carfredda P. Dumlao, Florence C. Cawaon, Cora A. Añonuevo, and Elizabeth C. Lagrito.

The PRC and the Board of Professional Nursing conducted the exam in National Capital Region (NCR), Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga.

Top 10 Passers in Nurses Board Exam

Here are the Top 10 successful examinees who garnered the highest percentage of rating in the November 2021 Nurses Licensure Examination (NLE).


NLE Schedule and Coverage

Sunday, November 21, 2021Subjects
7:00 AM – 7:45 AMGeneral Instructions and Filling-out of Forms
8:00 AM – 10:00 AMNursing Practice I – Community Health Nursing
11:30 AM – 1:30 PMNursing Practice II – Care of Healthy/ At Risk Mother and Child
2:30 PM – 4:30 PMNursing Practice III – Care of Clients with Physiologic and Psychosocial Alterations (Part A)
Monday, November 22, 2021Subjects
8:00 AM – 10:00 AMNursing Practice IV – Care of Clients with Physiologic and Psychosocial Alterations (Part B)
11:30 AM – 1:30 PMNursing Practice V – Care of Clients with Physiologic and Psychosocial Alterations (Part C)

Previous Nurse topnotchers

In the Nurse Licensure Exam, Haydee Soriano Bacani of Philippine Women’s University – Manila was the top notcher in the July 2021 NLE with 89.40%. It was followed by Liezel Mercado Tuazon of Angeles University Foundation with 89.00%.

In the previous Nurse licensure exam held on November 2019, Shaina Kei Cruiz Watanabe of the Davao Doctors College, Inc. was the topnotcher with 89.60% rating. Following in the second spot who garnered 89.00% was from Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Ansherina Santiago Awatin.

In November 2018 of the same exams, Jennifer Jacob Quirante from University of Santo Tomas (UST) – placed in the top 1 with 87.80% while Kathryn Angelie Agustin Bugho from Remedios T. Romualdez Medical Foundation placed in the second spot with 86.80%.

Registration of Successful Examinees

The schedule of the online registration for the issuance of PRC ID and Certificate of Registration for passers of Nurses Licensure Exam (NLE) will be from January 10 to January 19 and January 21 to January 28, 2022. The successful examinees are advised to register on PRC official website and follow the instructions for online registration.

Those who successfully registered online are required to bring the following:

  • Duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal (downloadable)
  • Notice of Admission (for identification purposes only)
  • Two pieces of passport-sized ID pictures (white background and with complete name tag)
  • Two sets of documentary stamps
  • One piece of short brown envelope

Verification of Ratings

The Verification of Ratings (VoR) for the November 2021 Nurses Licensure Exam (NLE) will be available online a few days after the result has been posted.

The successful examinees need the following information as it is required to fill out the following field:

  • Name of Exam (e.g., Nurse Exam)
  • Examination date
  • Application number
  • First name and Surname
  • Date of birth

Target Date of Release

As per previous releases of Nurses licensure exam results, the November 2021 NLE results are expected to be out in 12 working days after the last day of exams. However, it may also be released earlier or later than the said dates without prior announcement(s).

Contact PRC

Should you have concerns related to the November 2021 Nurses Licensure Exam (NLE), 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


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