MANILA – The list of topnotchers or the top 10 passers in the March 2023 Physician Licensure Exam (PLE) is available at this website as the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Medicine releases the full results in three (3) working days after the administration of exams.
The March 2023 Physician board exam was conducted on March 5, 6, 12 & 13, 2023 at testing centers in Metro Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga.
The Board of 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.
PRC recognizes the top 10 examinees who garnered the highest examination ratings in its administered licensure exam. Shown below is the complete list of the March 2023 Physician board exam top 10 examinees/top notchers including the school they’re from as well as their rating. The list is courtesy of the PRC.
Release of Results
As per PRC Resolution No. 1589 series of 2022, the March 2023 PLE results will be released on or before March 16, 2023.
We advise everyone to bookmark this page and follow us at our social media channels for the freshest updates on PLE results 2023.
Schedule of Registration
The schedule of online appointment for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration for the new Physicians will be held on the following dates:
Initial registrants are advised to register online via PRC official website via 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 and test results for the Physician licensure exams 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.
PRC has 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.
2023 Physician Licensure Exam Schedule
Shown below is the schedule of exams for the 2023 Physician board exams:
|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|
For those who want to clarify something, PRC advised to email them through the Licensure Exam Division at below contacts:
To receive fast and reliable news and announcements regarding the Physician board exams for 2023, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.
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