The Professional Regulation Commission has released the results of the August 2011 Physician Licensure Exam Wednesday, noting that two schools got a 100 percent passing rate.
University of the Philippines-Manila and Cebu Institute of Medicine, with 144 and 50 examinees respectively, both registered a 100 percent passing rate, according to PRC.
The University of Sto. Tomas with 372 examinees came second with a passing rate of 99.73 percent.
Meanwhile, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila was at third place with 98.31 percent passing rate; University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center at fourth with 96.04 percent; West Visayas State University-La Paz placed fifth with 95.31 percent, according to PRC.
A total of 1605 examinees successfully passed the exam, according to the roll of successful examinees released by the PRC.
LIST OF SUCCESSFUL EXAMINEES: CLICK HERE: Roll of successful examinees
Mark Augustine Saquido Onglao of UP Manila topped the examinations with an 88.42 rating.
Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila's Mary Rose Manas Maballo came second with 88.17; Sharlene
Marie Lo Lao of UST and Eugene Guerrero Odono of UP Manila tied at third place with 87.92.
UP Manila's John Lyle Montero Gomez placed fourth with 87.75, followed by Deonne Thaddeus Vite
Gauiran with 87.67
PRC said in its website that the registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will start on Monday, August 22, 2011 at 4th Floor, Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Annex Building, P. Paredes St., cor. N. Reyes St., Sampaloc, Manila.
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