The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Medicine releases the list of room assignments for the March 2023 Physician Licensure Exam (PLE) a few days before the exams.
The October 2022 Physician board exams will be held on March 5-6 & 12-13, 2023, at PRC testing centers located at NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga. The Board for Medicine is headed by Dr. Godofreda V. Dalmacion, Chairman, and its members, Dr. Eleanor B. Almoro, Dr. Zenaida L. Antonio, Dr. Martha O. Nucum, Dr. Efren C. Laxamana and Dr. Joanna V. Remo.
List of Room Assignments
Examinees are advised to verify the room assignments through the links below or the notices and announcements posted on the PRC official website. Here are the room assignments for the March 2023 Physician/ Medical Doctors licensure exams.
- Cagayan de Oro
Examinees shall report before 5:30 in the morning on the said date because late comers will not be admitted.
What to bring on the day of exams?
Here are the things to bring during the examination proper:
- Notice of Admission
- Official Receipt
- Two (2) or more pencils
- One (1) piece long brown envelope
- One (1) piece long transparent/plastic envelope (for keeping your valuables and other allowed items)
- Negative RT-PCR Test Results, if applicable, or Certificate of Quarantine or Certificate or copy of the Complete Vaccination Card for fully vaccinated examinees to the be submitted to the proctor on the examination day.
- Fully Accomplished Health Forms
What to wear on examination day?
Here are the specified dress codes from PRC:
- All examinees shall wear their school uniform.
What are not allowed during board exams?
- Books, notes, review materials, and other printed materials containing coded information or formulas
- Calculators which are programmable or with embedded functions especially CASIO FX991ES and CASIO FX-991ES plus
- Apple, Samsung and other smart watches, cellular phones, ear plugs, transmitters, portable computers, Bluetooth and other electronic devices which may be used for communication purposes;
- Bags of any kind
Board exams during the COVID-19 pandemic
The following precautionary health and safety guidelines shall be observed at all times during the conduct of the PRC licensure exams:
- Wearing of face mask and face shield. Examinees are also required to bring alcohol-based sanitizers.
- Examination personnel shall be provided with face mask, face shield and latex gloves.
- Observe physical distancing by maintaining 1-meter distance from one another.
- Body temperature will be checked using thermal scanner prior to entry at examination premises. Those with fever, colds or cough are not allowed to take the exams. Their payment will not be forfeited and can be used in the next licensure exam.
- Examinees are advised to bring their food as they will not be allowed to exit the examination room during break time and lunch time.
- Examinees shall sanitize before entering the examination room, after using the rest room and before distribution of test questionnaires.
PRC added that they will not be responsible of any lost personal belongings.
2023 Physician Licensure Exam Schedule
Shown below is the schedule of the 2022 PLE:
|Date of Exam||Testing Locations||Start of Application||Deadline of Application|
|March 5, 6, 12 & 13||NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga||December 5, 2022||February 6, 2023|
|October 20, 21, 27 & 28||NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legazpi, Lucena, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga||July 20, 2023||September 21, 2023|
- Program for Physician licensure exams for March 2023 from PRC
For those who want to clarify something, PRC advised to email them through the Licensure Exam Division at the contacts below:
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