TOPNOTCHERS: April 2024 Physician Licensure Exam (PLE)




The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 1,906 out of 3,434 passed the Physicians Licensure Examination given by the Board of Medicine in N. C. R., Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga this April 2024. The results of examination with respect to three (3) examinees were withheld pending submission of the required documents.

The members of the Board of Medicine who gave the licensure examination are Dr. Zenaida L. Antonio, Chairman; Dr. Godofreda V. Dalmacion, Dr. Eleanor B. Almoro, Dr. Martha O. Nucum, Dr. Efren C. Laxamana and Dr. Joanna V. Remo, Members.

The results were released in three (3) working days from the last day of examination.

Summary of Results

Held on April 07, 08, 14 & 15
Released on April 18, 2023

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Initial Registration for New Professionals

The schedule of Online Registration of new passers/successful examinees for the issuance of their licenses will be held on the following dates:

  • Starting May 16, 2024, registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be done on-line.  Please go to and follow instructions for initial registration.  Those who will register are required to bring the following: downloaded duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal, notice of admission (for identification only), 2 pieces passport sized pictures (colored with white background and complete name tag), 2 sets of documentary stamps and 1 piece short brown envelope. Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.

Initial registrants are advised to register online via PRC Official Website (Online Registration Page) and follow the steps in online registration. Here are the registration requirements:

  • Notice of Admission/NOA (for identification purposes only)
  • Duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal
  • Two (2) pieces of passport-sized ID photos in white background and with complete name tag
  • Two (2) sets of documentary stamp
  • One (1) piece short brown envelope

PRC added that successful examinees shall personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.

Verification of Rating

The verification of ratings for the April 2024 Physician Licensure Exam (PLE) will be available online few working days after the posting of results.

Successful takers can refer to PRC Official Website and use the Verification Page to know their board examination passing rate.

As posted, a passer shall only provide the exam name, the date of examination, the application number, first name and last name and the birth-date.

Oath-Taking Ceremonies

The COVID-19 pandemic is over and the Professional Regulation Commission has already started conducting face-to-face oath-taking for new professionals.

All successful examinees interested in attending the face-to-face mass oath-taking shall register no later than 12:00 NN of the day before the date of the oath-taking at to confirm their attendance. The exact date, of whether the oath-taking will be conducted face-to-face or virtual, will be provided here once announced.

Further, inductees shall bring ANY of the following on the day of the oath-taking:

  • Vaccination Card
  • Negative RT-PCR results taken within 48 hours before the oath-taking

Inductees are advised to register and confirm their attendance in the regions where they took their licensure examination and intend to register as professionals.

Meanwhile, those who will not be able to attend the scheduled face-to-face mass oath-taking may attend the online oath-taking or request for a special oath-taking.

Exam Coverage

The April 2024 Physician Licensure Exam (PLE) covered the following topics:

  • Biochemistry, Anatomy and Histology, Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Physiology, Legal Medicine, Ethics and Medical Jurisprudence and Pathology
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics Surgery and Opthalmology, Otolaryngology and Rhinology and Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics and Nutrition and Preventive Medicine and Public Health

Exam Statistics & Passing Rate

Exam Date No. of Examinees No. of Passers Passing Rate
October 2023 6,456 4,083 63.24%
March 2023 2,887 1,573 54.49%
October 2022 5,958 3,826 64.22%
March 2022 2,837 1,427 50.30%
October-November 2021 2,302 1,677 72.85%
September 2021 1,546 1,084 70.12%
March 2021 1,927 1,234 64.04%
November 2020 4,704 3,538 75.21%
March & September 2020 1,424 800 56.18%
September 2019 4,716 4,006 84.94%
March 2019 1,579 1,209 76.57%
September 2018 4,542 3,717 81.84%
March 2018 1,601 1,067 66.6%
September 2017 4,064 3,340 82.2%
March 2017 1,317 813 61.7%
September 2016 3,695 2,899 78.5%
March 2016 1,044 483 46.3%
August 2015 2,921 2,491 85.3%
February 2015 832 594 71.4%

PRC Regional Offices Directory

  • If you have concerns and you need help from the Professional Regulation Commission, you can now access their office address, contact number and email address through this link: PRC Official Directory

PRC LERIS Account Assistance

If you have technical concerns with the with your LERIS account, including resetting your password, mismatched record edit, and other related concerns, you may email the Licensure Exam Division through the following emails:


Exam Updates

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