TOP 10: October 2021 CPA Licensure Examination

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) releases the complete list of top 10 examinees /topnotchers for the October 2021 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination (CPALE) in five (5) working days after the exams.

PRC announces that 361 out of 2,367 passed the Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination.

The licensure exams for Certified Public Accountant are administered by PRC and the Board of Accountancy headed by its Chairman, Noe G. Quiñanola, Vice Chairman, Marko Romeo L. Fuentes, and its members, Gloria T. Baysa, Samuel B. Padilla, Arlyn Juanita S. Villanueva, Thelma S. Ciudadano and Gervacio I. Piator (inhibited).

The PRC and the Board of Accountancy conducted the exams on October 10, 11, & 12, 2021 in Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga.

Top 10 Passers in Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination

Here are the Top 10 successful examinees who garnered the highest percentage of rating in the October 2021 CPALE.

RankNameSchoolRating (%)

CPALE Exam Coverage

Sunday, October 10, 2021Subjects
7:00 AM – 7:45 AMGeneral Instructions and Filling-out of Forms
8:00 AM – 11:00 AMManagement Advisory Services
1:00 PM – 4:00 PMAuditing
Monday, October 11, 2021Subjects
8:00 AM – 11:00 AMTaxation
1:00 PM – 4:00 PMRegulatory Framework for Business Transactions
Tuesday, October 12, 2021Subjects
8:00 AM – 11:00 AMFinancial Accounting and Reporting
1:00 PM – 4:00 PMAdvance Financial Accounting and Reporting

Previous CPALE Topnotchers

In the Licensure Exam for Certified Public Accountant held last October 2019, Justine Louie Bautista Santiago of University of Santo Tomas ranked first with 90.33%. Marlou Borbon Alinsonorin of University of San Carlos came second with 89.67%.

Lahaira Amy Cayog Reyes from University of Santo Tomas topped in the October 2018 CPA exam with 91.83%. Erick Jan Solano Sagot from Ateneo De Davao University ranked second with 91.17%

Alfonso Solomon Ramos Magno from University of Santo Tomas ranked first in the October 2017 CPA exam with 91.33%. Judy Ann Malate Tuzon from University of the East – Manila ranked second with 91.17%.

Registration of Successful Examinees

The schedule of the online registration for the issuance of PRC ID and Certificate of Registration for passers of Certified Public Accountant Licensure Exam will be from November 16 to November 19, 2021. 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 October 2021 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Exam will be available online 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
  • Examination date
  • Application number
  • First name and Surname
  • Date of birth

Target Date of Release

As per previous releases of Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination results and the target release date written in the PRC Resolution No. 1283 series of 2020, the October 2021 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination results are expected to be out in six (6) 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 October 2021 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination results, 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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