UST tops architecture board exams anew


THE UNIVERSITY remained as the only top-performing school in the January 2017 licensure examination for architects, with three Thomasians landing in the top 10.

UST posted an 81.75-percent passing rate, with 112 Thomasians making the cut out of 137 examinees, results from the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) showed.

This was lower than last year’s 86.08 percent, wherein 167 passed out of 194 examinees.

Leading the new batch of Thomasian architects are Jaime Miguel Recto and Justin David Tan who shared the seventh place with a score of 81.10 percent.

Camile Jicelle Cuevas placed ninth with a score of 80.80 percent, along with Marvin Zandro Reabad of Polytechnic University of the Philippines in Manila.

Luiz Marko Silang of the University of the Philippines- Diliman topped this year’s exams with a score of 83.70 percent.

The national passing rate rose to 57.62 percent, with 919 making the cut of 1,595 examinees. Last year’s passing rate was 55.66 percent, with 866 passing the test out of 1,556 examinees.


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