UST named top school in electronics tech exams, improves in electronics eng’g


THE UNIVERSITY remained the top-performing school in the October 2017 licensure exams for electronics technicians, with all 78 Thomasian examinees making the cut, results from the Professional Regulation Commission showed.

UST shared the top spot with the Technological University of the Philippines(TUP) Visayas after both registered 100-percent passing rates.

Arnulo Baruc Jr. of TUP Visayas topped this year’s electronics technician board exams with a score of 95 percent.

The national passing rate stood at 89.50 percent, or 2,916 out of 3,258 examinees.

The University meanwhile recorded a higher passing rate in the electronics engineering licensure exams, at 81.51 percent or 97 out of 119 examinees, from last year’s 74.66 percent or 115 out of 154 examinees.

Erwin Cabrera led the fresh batch of Thomasian electronics engineers with a score of 92.30 percent, good for third place.

Dino Dominic Ligutan of De La Salle University Manila topped this year’s electronics engineering board exams after obtaining a score of 94.40 percent.

State-run University of the Philippines Diliman was the top-performing school with a passing rate of 98.33 percent.

This year’s national passing rate rose to 46.72 percent or 2,235 out of 4,784 examinees, from last year’s 40.36 percent or 1,784 out of 4,467 examinees.


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